Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
By Gareth James Steve Morison is eyeing up a double hat-trick for his Cardiff City side when they host Preston today. The Bluebirds have already beaten the Lilywhites twice this season and a third win could lift them above arch-rivals Swansea ahead of their derby clash in the Welsh capital next month. Morison... Read More
By Paul Jones The futures of Wales captain Sophie Ingle and goalkeeper Poppy Soper have been thrown into doubt by the financial crisis threatening to engulf Chelsea. Both Ingle and Soper play their club football at the Women’s Super League champions who have been thrown into turmoil by the UK government’s decision... Read More
By Gareth James Wales’ road to the World Cup finals in Qatar looks certain to be delayed by the continuing war in Ukraine. Robert Page’s side was due to face the winners of the Scotland v Ukraine play-off on March 29 if Wales can overcome Austria five days earlier. Both matches are scheduled... Read More
By Lucy Rees Wales manager, Gemma Grainger has announced a 26-player squad for the 2022 Pinatar Cup - including fit-again Rachel Rowe. Wales are to face Scotland in the opening match of the competition, a tournament they have entered for the first time. Kicking off on Wednesday 16 February, Wales will play three... Read More
By Paul Jones Wales’ chances of being part of a successful bid to host the European Championship is six years’ time have improved – thanks to Italy. The Italians have indicated to UEFA - European football’s governing body - their interest in hosting the 2032 European Championship, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC)... Read More
Byline Gareth James Robert Page is set to take charge of Wales in the World Cup play-offs after Ryan Giggs' domestic violence trial was delayed until August. Giggs has been on leave from his role as Wales manager since November 2020 when he was arrested at his Manchester home. The former Manchester United... Read More