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Warren Gatland Stands Firm On Regional Views . . . But Says Coaches Were Not In His Sights

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Warren Gatland has stood firm on his critique of Welsh regional rugby – but insisted he has no issue with the coaches. The Wales coach has attempted to steer a fine line between repeating his call for changes, whilst at the same time trying to stay onside with those on the sharp receiving end of huge cuts in finances.

New Wales Boss Rhian Wilkinson Insists Players Can Question Her USA Departure

Rhian Wilkinson
Rhian Wilkinson insists her door will be open to any Wales player looking to discuss what happened in her previous job. The new Wales women’s head coach is already plotting the qualification campaign ahead for the 2025 European Championships.

Toby Booth Insists The Good Ship Ospreys Is Far From Sinking

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So, is Welsh regional rugby a sinking ship or still afloat despite all the storms that have been raging against it? Warren Gatland claimed the holes had not been plugged, but Ospreys coach Toby Booth reckons there’s no need to abandon the vessel just yet.

Wales And Liverpool Kid Lewis Koumas Is Compared To Luke Littler

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Wales U19 star Lewis Koumas and his fellow Liverpool youngsters have been compared to Luke Littler by manager Jurgen Klopp. The Reds boss likened the instant impact of his academy players to that of darts sensation Littler – but then asked for the youngsters to be given time to find their feet.

Jeremiah Azu Keeps The Faith After Injury Blow Forces Him Out Of World Indoor Championships

Jeremiah Azu
Jeremiah Azu has pulled out of the Great Britain team for the World Indoor Championships in Glasgow that start on Friday. The Welsh sprinter has been troubled recently by a hamstring injury.

France Lose Jonathan Danty For Wales Clash After Five-Week Ban

Jonathan Danty France
France centre Jonathan Danty will miss the clash against Wales and the remainder of this season's Six Nations Championship after receiving a five-week suspension on Tuesday, following his red card in their draw with Italy.

Toby Booth Insists Ospreys’ Fate Will Be Top Eight

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Toby Booth believes the Ospreys can do what no Welsh region has done for six years - make the United Rugby Championship play-offs. Booth’s young team are currently on target to achieve that goal of a top-eight finish.

Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan Says: That One’s For The Fans

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Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has paid tribute to the club’s fans after his team earned a convincing 4-1 win at Harrogate. The County boss admitted his players had disappointed supporters last weekend when they lost 3-0 away to MK Dons.

Jess Fishlock Highlights Promise Of New Wales Era For Rhian Wilkinson

Jess Fishlock Wales
Jess Fishlock set Wales on their way to a 2-0 friendly win over the Republic of Ireland as new manager Rhian Wilkinson got a taste of what she can expect. Former Canada international and England and Team GB assistant Wilkinson was among a crowd of 8,218 at Tallaght Stadium a day after her appointment as Gemma Grainger’s replacement following her departure for Norway.

It's A Victory: Women Golfers Get Shield Event After 100 Years

More than 100 years after the first Welsh golf Victory Shield, there will be a Women’s event

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Laura McAllister Boldly Goes Where No Woman Has Gone Before . . . UEFA Vice-Presidency

Laura McAllister has become one of most influential people in European football after crowning her position on UEFA’s executive committee by also becoming a vice-president. McAllister had her place on UEFA's executive committee formally ratified and has become the first Welsh person to serve at that level on European football’s... Read More

Headway Chief Blasts FIFA Over Blocking Concussion Trial

Football’s lawmakers have been accused of losing “further credibility” by a leading brain injury charity after a trial of temporary concussion substitutes was not approved last week. The International Football Association Board (IFAB) confirmed the decision to reject a trial in the Premier League, France’s Ligue 1 and Major League... Read More

Laura McAllister Becomes First Welsh Face On UEFA Executive Committee

Laura McAllister, the former Wales captain, has secured a place on Uefa's executive committee. The 58-year-old had been due to stand for election for the post in April, but she has been appointed unopposed, making her the first Welsh person to serve on Uefa's executive committee. McAllister had been backed... Read More

UEFA Announce Changes To Nations League Format . . . As Wales Plot Route Back To League A

By David Williams Wales face extra match stages in the Nations League from next year. Rob Page’s men – who were relegated from the top tier of the tournament after they were beaten by Poland in September – could have to get through play-offs to get back to Group A. UEFA plan to... Read More

Cardiff City Boss Mark Hudson Can Hit The January Sales . . . If He's Given Some Cash

Cardiff City can hit the January sales after the EFL lifted their transfer embargo The Football League acted after the club paid the first installment of the £15 million transfer fee for Emiliano Sala to Nantes. Sala, who died in a plane crash in 2019 while traveling from Nantes to... Read More

Wales Boss Rob Page Insists Gareth Bale Will Wear OneLove Armband . . . Whatever FIFA Apply As Sanctions

Wales manager Robert Page has insisted Gareth Bale will wear a OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar – regardless of any threatened FIFA sanctions. Page has said the stance taken is one agreed by the players, including captain Bale, as well as the Football Association of Wales’ staff.... Read More
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