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Cardiff Cross Challenge Lives Up To Expectations. . .As Charlotte Arter Retains Her Title Ahead Of Jenny Nesbitt

By Owen Morgan The Cardiff Cross Challenge lived up to its new status as a World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold standard event with thrilling finishes in top quality senior men's and women's races. Charlotte Arter retained her title ahead of Cardiff team-mate Jenny Nesbitt, while Derby's Hugo Milner produced a blistering time to win the men's race. The sun came out to celebrate the event's elevation to global standard and training partners Arter and Nesbitt rose to the occasion in the most un-cross country-like warm conditions.

Cameron Norrie . . . A Welsh/Scottish/New Zealand/South African Tennis Success Story, But Not Overnight

Wayne Pivac Says He Would Be "Surprised" If More Players Don't Follow Thomas Young's Lead And Return To Welsh Rugby

By Steffan Thomas Wayne Pivac believes more exiles will follow Thomas Young’s lead and return to Welsh rugby.  Despite having only three test caps to his name Wasps back-row star Young was named in the Wales squad for this autumn's tests against New Zealand, South Africa, Fiji, and Australia after signing a contract to join Cardiff Rugby next season.  And Pivac is confident the likes of Leicester’s Tommy Reffell, Bristol’s Callum Sheedy, Bath’s Taulupe Faletau, and Gloucester’s Louis Rees-Zammit will eventually join a Welsh region in the near future. 

Gareth James Decides To Take His Rugby Back To His Roots At Ystalyfera RFC

Former Swansea City Hero Jamal Lowe Praises Fans For Their Support Towards Wales And Bournemouth Star David Brooks

By Paul Jones Former Swansea star Jamal Lowe thanked Bristol City fans for their respect and solidarity in sending a message of support to Welsh international David Brooks. Surrounded by his Bournemouth teammates, Lowe held up the No.7 shirt of the absent Brooks after the scorer had just silenced the home support with a well-struck volley to give the visitors the lead.  It was a gesture that might have drawn abuse in a different context, but Brooks has revealed he is starting treatment for cancer and the reaction of the home fans was as dignified as their applause in the seventh minute, moments earlier. 

Swansea City's Jamie Paterson Thanks Russell Martin For Rescuing Him From Bristol City Nightmare

Jamie Paterson has thanked Russell Martin and Swansea City for rescuing his career – and his well-being – after he was dumped by Bristol City. The Swans’ midfielder, whose man-of-the-match performance in the 3-0 win over Cardiff City underlined his value to his new club, has revealed he was at his lowest ebb after leaving Ashton Gate this summer. The 29-year-old was shown the door and left without a club following an injury-hit final few months with the Robins.

Rhys Priestland Has Been There And Done It . . . And He's Still Doing It, Insists Dai Young

Rhys Priestland’s form has been given the thumbs up by Dai Young, just two weeks before Wales face the All Blacks. Cardiff No.10 Priestland kicked 13 points and steered his side to a hard-earned 23-17 victory over the Sharks which earned the approval of his coach. It meant the 34-year-old signed off a successful few days, having been recalled for Wales duty earlier in the week.

It’s All Down To The Final Round Again, As Elfyn Evans Keeps WRC Title Hopes Alive With Second In Spain

Elfyn Evans has kept his hopes of becoming World Rally champion title alive by finishing second on Rally Spain. Evans took an 18 point lead into the final Rally Monzalast year, but crashed out and handed the title to Sébastien Ogier.

Mick McCarthy Looks Doomed As Cardiff City Cracks Left Exposed . . . By His Own CEO As Well As By Swansea City

Mick McCarthy has pledged to fight on as Cardiff City manager after Swansea inflicted a south Wales derby mauling and a sixth successive defeat on his side. Jamie Paterson, Joël Piroe and Jake Bidwell were on target as Swansea piled the pressure on the embattled McCarthy with a comfortable Championship victory. “I am bitterly disappointed,” said McCarthy, whose side are two places and three points above the relegation zone. “It’s difficult when you are on a run like we are. All of a sudden it doesn’t look cohesive and sometimes you get opened up.

There’s A Revolution Coming To Indoor Athletics….And Welsh Athletes Will Be Taking Part

Welsh athletes will take part in a revolutionary new indoor competition in Glasgow next year. Dynamic New Athletics Indoor (DNA) is a new mixed-gender, fast-paced, short, team athletics event, heading to Emirates Arena on 5 February 2022.

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Hayley Ladd Loving The Vibe In Wales Camp Ahead Of Crunch Euro Qualifiers

Midfielder Hayley Ladd says Wales are close to their pinnacle of qualifying... Read More

The New Saints Now Need Some Home Comforts, Says Scott Ruscoe

Scott Ruscoe admits he will have a job on his hands to lift his players’ spirits for their return to domestic action after The New Saints’ European dream died in the Faroe Islands on Wednesday night. After going ahead in the penalty shoot-out against Faroese side B36 Torshavn, the former... Read More

The New Saints Bid To Make It P3 W3 v B36

The New Saints will be hoping to make it a hat-trick of wins over Faroe Islands side B36 Torshavn on Wednesday night as they seek to reach the third qualifying round of the Europa League. The Oswestry-based side did the double in 2015 when the two teams met for the... Read More

Jayne Ludlow Insists Wales Cannot Relax Despite Nightmare Northern Irish Start To Euros

Jayne Ludlow insists Wales will not take Northern Ireland lightly tonight – despite their opponents’ disastrous start to their Euro 2021 qualifying campaign. While Wales were lording it in the Faroe Islands – where they were 6-0 winners in their opening tie – Northern Ireland were hammered by the same... Read More

Wales Hat-Trick Hero Natasha Harding Is Told There's More To Come

Natasha Harding was given a pat on the back from Wales manager Jayne Ludlow after the striker blasted a hat-trick in her team’s emphatic 6-0 win over the Faroe Islands. Harding’s goals formed half the total of a dominant Wales display as they opened their Women’s Euro 2021 campaign in... Read More

Wales Men And Women Bid To Cash In On Euro Zone

The next two months mark a significant period for Wales men’s football manager Ryan Giggs and women’s boss Jayne Ludlow. Ludlow’s side get their Euro 2021 qualifying campaign underway with a trip to the Faroe Islands this evening. While the men’s team return to Euro 2020 qualifying action when they... Read More
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