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Elfyn Evans Locked In Thrilling Battle At Rally Croatia

Elfyn Evans is set for a Sunday showdown with World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville after a ding-dong battle on Rally Croatia on Saturday.

Carys Cox Ready To Help Underdogs Wales Bite The French

Carys Cox Wales
You have to go back eight games to 2016 for the last time Wales managed to beat France in Guinness Women’s Six Nations. That famous 10-8 victory came courtesy of tries from Dyddgu Hywel and Megan York at The Gnoll, in Neath, and steered Rachel Taylor’s side to a fourth place finish in that year’s championship.

Erol Bulut Insists Russell Martin’s Bossing Of The Bluebirds Means Nothing

Russell Martin Southampton
Cardiff City manager Erol Bulut insists Russell Martin’s mastery over the Bluebirds has no significance as it occurred before the Turkish boss arrived in the capital. When Cardiff host promotion-chasing Southampton on Saturday, it will be an opportunity for Saints manager Martin to target his sixth consecutive win against the men in blue.

Tributes Paid To Leighton James After Wales Star’s Death At 71

Leighton James Wales
Tributes have been paid from across football to former Wales winger Leighton James who has died at the age of 71. James’ former clubs Burnley and Swansea City – where he spent 13 years of a colourful 19-year senior career – were among those to pay tribute to a gifted player who won 54 caps for his country.

Elfyn Evans Tied For Lead In Croatia With WRC Title Rival

Elfyn Evans is locked in a fierce battle with WRC title rival Thierry Neuville - with the duo unable to be separated after the opening day of Rally Croatia.

Wrexham Will Find It Tougher For Next Hollywood Ending

Phil Parkinson Wrexham
Wrexham may have promotion in the bag but manager Phil Parkinson has a clear warning for any of their new global fanbase who think every season from now on will have a Hollywood ending. The “Welcome to Wrexham” documentary series has mushroomed fan groups of the Reds in the most unlikely dark corners of the football universe.

Welsh Clubs Set To Be Part Of FA Cup Rebellion

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Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County and Wrexham could all soon be seeking compensation for changes to the FA Cup that County boss Graham Coughlan has denounced as “disastrous”. The EFL will seek compensation for its clubs over the “frustrating and disappointing” decision to scrap all FA Cup replays from next season.

Ethan Horvath Determined To Finish Season Strongly For Cardiff City As He Chases Copa America place

Ethan Horvath Cardiff City
Cardiff City goalkeeper Ethan Horvath is targeting three wins from their last three games as he looks to secure a spot on the plane for the Copa America this summer. The American has kept four clean sheets in 13 appearances for the Bluebirds, as is eyeing a place in the USA squad this summer, as his country host the tournament in June.

KC Sunshine Can Calm The Storm . . . And Keep Cardiff Dragons In Play-Off Hunt

Khanyisa Chawane
Cardiff Dragons’ Khanyisa Chawane is desperate to help her team enjoy a successful Super League campaign as she continues to erase the memory of her first all-too-brief season in the tournament. The South African international mid-court player has featured in every match so far for the Dragons, who host Surrey Storm on Friday night at the House of Sport.

Neath Issue Barbed Congratulations To Cardiff After Nigel Walker Declares EDC Verdict

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Neath have reacted badly to being beaten by Cardiff to the remaining place in the planned new 10-team Elite Domestic Competition – appearing to suggest the Welsh Rugby Union came to a biased judgement. The decision by the WRU to add Cardiff to the list has brought an end to a long, and sometimes farcical process that looked like musical chairs.

Fabien Galthie

Mid-term Les Bleus For Wales . . . Time For Warren Gatland To Shake Things Up

With three rounds of the Six Nations gone and two games remaining, Wales are where they finished last season’s tournament - in fifth place. Yet, despite losing their opening three matches, they could have beaten Scotland and England, they had an excellent spell of pressure against the Irish for 20... Read More

Wales Used To Be Innovative . . . But Now It's France Who Have All The Tricks Up Their Sleeve

In Warren Gatland’s first tenure with Wales, he was innovative and progressive. He utilised the rule of 60 caps, employed Shaun Edwards as defence coach, located training camps in Poland and Switzerland, oversaw 45-minute training sessions, built a cryotherapy programme, captured Paul Stridgeon as head of physical performance, and made... Read More

France Coach Fabien Galthie Demands Showtime In Paris In Springtime . . . With Wales As Lesser Supporting Cast

After demolishing England with a performance that made him cry with joy, France coach Fabien Galthié wants his entertainers to finish the Six Nations in style with a home win against Wales on Saturday. Defending champions France even have an outside chance of keeping their title. But they must beat... Read More

How To Sour This Michelin Star French Team . . . Reduce The Shaun Edwards Sauce, Then Sprinkle Heavily With Cuthbert, Adams And Williams X2

Only Wales and England now stand between Les Bleus and glory, with Fabien Galthie’s hugely impressive France side firmly on course for a first Six Nations title since 2010. After brushing aside Italy and battling past key rivals Ireland, ruthless France claimed an emphatic 36-17 bonus-point victory over Scotland at... Read More

"It Went To The Dying Seconds And We Didn't Win," Says Shattered Wales Captain Alun Wyn Jones

Alun Wyn Jones admitted poor discipline cost Wales as they suffered last-gasp heartbreak in Paris and saw their Six Nations Grand Slam dreams end with a dramatic 32-30 defeat by France. Wayne Pivac’s side looked like they would seal a clean sweep after they scored tries through Dan Biggar, Josh Navidi... Read More

987 Caps, 14 Grand Slam Winners . . . Wayne Pivac Says Wales Are Ready For French Test

Wayne Pivac believes Wales’ experience will prove the vital difference in their Six Nations finale against a strong France side in Paris. Wales will field the most experienced starting XV in their history with 987 international caps, with 14 of the starting line-up having won Grand Slams in the past.... Read More
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