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Just Perfect: Aled Davies Lands 10th World Title With Shot Put Gold

Aled Davies won the 10th world title of his glittering para career after claiming his sixth successive F63 shot put gold in Kobe.

Geraint Thomas Grateful To Peleton Respect After Crash At Giro

Geraint Thomas Giro d’Italia
A late crash gave Geraint Thomas a scare in his bid for a place on the overall podium at the Giro d’Italia. Andrea Vendrame soloed to victory from a breakaway on stage 19 of the race in Sappada after Thomas hit the tarmac.

Eddie Byrom And Sam Northeast Give Glamorgan Solid Start At Leicester

Eddie Byrom Glamorgan
Glamorgan benefited from some inconsistent Leicestershire bowling as they finished on 352 for 8 on day one of their Vitality County Championship match at Leicester after being put in on a pitch as green as the unprepared strips next to it. With leading run-scorer Colin Ingram rested, Eddie Byrom (86) and Kiran Carlson (80) were the chief beneficiaries as Leicestershire conceded cheap runs in the first half of the day.

Cardiff Dragons Hoping For Arena Fever As They Get Ready For Big Move

Cardiff Dragons London Pulse netball
Cardiff Dragons believe they can follow the lead of London Pulse and attract a diverse new fan base by switching home venues to a bigger venue. Dragons are away to Pulse on Saturday at the Copper Box Arena, with the Welsh club having already played their final home game at their regular House of Sport location in Cardiff.

Leeds’ Welsh Taffia Against The Coach With A Swansea Fanbase Could Be A Final to Savour

Ethan Ampadu Leeds United
Wales manager Rob Page rarely talks about club allegiances but there must be a fair chance he will be wearing white this weekend. Page often stresses the need for his players to be playing at the highest level, in the Premier League, in order for them to be accustomed to the quality required for international football.

Cardiff Skipper Liam Belcher Aims To Make Judgement Day Payback Day

Liam Belcher Cardiff
Cardiff skipper Liam Belcher led his side to a memorable first win of the year in Durban last weekend and has now set his sights on delivering a huge ‘Thank You’ to the fans on Judgement Day. A year ago, Cardiff pipped the Ospreys not only to the Welsh Shield, but also to the final place in the Investec Champions Cup with a superb 38-21 win that enabled them to finish as ‘top dogs’ in Wales in the BKT United Rugby Championship.

Llandovery Coach Insists Super Rygbi Cymru Will Force Out Mercenaries

Euros Evans 1
Llandovery head coach Euros Evans believes the new Super Rygbi Cymru tournament will create players who are driven by long-term ambition - rather than a short-term dash for cash. Evans - who has turned The Drovers into the best club side underneath regional level - admits the new salary cap will mean players will not be making much money from the semi-professional game.

Springboks Star Jasper Wiese Banned And Will Miss Wales Test

Jasper Wiese South Africa
Wales’ first summer opponents South Africa will be without World Cup-winning loose forward Jasper Wiese after he was banned for six matches. The suspension of Wiese will rule him out of Tests against Wales, Ireland, Portugal and Australia.

Erol In Peril As Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan Grows Impatient Again

Erol Bulut Cardiff City
Welsh football fans digesting the news of Mauricio Pochettino’s departure from Chelsea must be wondering: How did they do that? Not “why did they do that?” but how? How could they possibly have decided on their manager’s future over one expensive restaurant meal, a mere two days after the end of the season?

Harrison Walsh Saves His Best Until Last To Bag World Bronze

Harrison Walsh bagged the first world medal of his Para career as he claimed bronze in the F64 discus in Kobe.

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Mothballed Merthyr: Half The Team Have Moved On

Half the Merthyr team that were mothballed by the club’s board have since moved on to other clubs – with four of them moving to Redditch United. The club’s board decided two weeks ago they were unable to take part in this season’s Southern League Premier South campaign due to... Read More

Former Bluebirds' Winger Returns On Martyrs' Mission

Welshman Ben Swallow, a former Cardiff City trainee, has rejoined Merthyr Town and is set to play in their opening pre-season fixture against Swansea City on Saturday. The match against young Swans will be played at Merthyr’s MetCoaches Stadium (3pm) Left-winger Swallow, aged 29, spent seven years in the Bluebirds Academy, while... Read More

Celebration Time At Merthyr Town, But Martyrs Slip Up

Merthyr Town 1, Walton Casuals 2 There were wild celebrations at Merthyr Town after the final EvoStik Southern League match of the season. More than 350 spectators watched the Martyrs slip up at their MetCoaches Community Stadium home - and that sent Casuals players, management and fans into raptures. The Surrey club won... Read More

Merthyr Town Snap Up Four Bluebirds' Legends

Merthyr Town have signed four former Bluebirds players in Jason Bowen, Andy Legg, Scott Young and Danny Gabbidon. The quartet won’t be pulling on the Martyrs’ shirt, but they will be in the MetCoaches Community Stadium for an evening of Bluebirds’ talk. They played getting on for 1,000 appearances in the Cardiff... Read More

Goals Ace Ian Takes His Martyrs' Tally For Season To 24

Beaconsfield Town 1, Merthyr Town 1 Ian Traylor took his Merthyr Town goals tally for the season to 24 when he scored at Beaconsfield Town. The former Hirwaun, Pontypridd Town and Cwmaman Institute striker has netted 180 goals in total during eight seasons with the Martyrs. ‘Traylz’ netted after 42 minutes to put... Read More

Hit-Man 'Traylz' Aiming At Double Century For Martyrs

Ian Traylor, Merthyr Town’s leading scorer with 22 goals this season, is gunning for Hampshire club Hartley Wintney. ‘Traylz’ has netted a total of 178 goals for the Martyrs and would love to take that tally past the 200 mark. It won’t be this season, but former Hirwaun and Pontypridd Town striker... Read More
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