Cardiff Met have been forced to put up the ‘Sold Out’ signs a day ahead of their BUCS Super Rugby ‘Cardiff Clash’ with their noisy-neighbours Cardiff University on Wednesday, 5 October. More than 4,000 tickets were sold in the space of 10 days for the derby game at the Arms Park, putting the fixture on a par with attendances at the Dragons and Ospreys so far this season. Last season, the two Welsh capital universities clashed three times, with a mere five points splitting the two teams across the three fixtures.
Rubin Colwill is facing a fight to prove his readiness to go to the World Cup with Wales next month. The Cardiff City striker is set to miss two more Bluebirds games this week after a freak training accident ruled him out of last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Burnley. Interim boss Mark Hudson confirmed the Qatar hopeful won’t feature in Tuesday night’s home game against Blackburn Rovers and unless he gets back on the grass this week won’t feature at Wigan this weekend.
Alys Thomas has been forced to retire from competitive swimming. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has called time on a glittering career on the advice of medical professionals due to an ongoing wrist injury. She first sustained the injury before the 2010 Games in Delhi, but her ambition to make a second Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 has gone.
Making predictions in sport always leaves the predictor in a somewhat precarious position. "You can't win anything with kids," said Alan Hansen on Match Of The Day following Manchester Untied's opening day 3-1 defeat away to Aston Villa in August 1995. Hansen's words of warning have become a haunting catchphrase: by... Read More
Flynn Downes Makes His Dream Move . . . As Swansea City Star Tipped To Make Jarrod Bowen Type Impact For West Ham
Swansea City’s Flynn Downes has revealed he feels as though he is dreaming after completing his £12m move to West Ham. The midfielder has joined the club he supported as a boy on a five-year deal for an officially undisclosed fee that depends on appearances. The 23-year-old lifelong Hammers fan... Read More
By Harry Corish Wales and Bournemouth striker Kieffer Moore has been accused of elbowing Flynn Downes by Swansea City head coach Russell Martin. The former Cardiff City forward scored two goals to inspire Bournemouth to a 3-3 comeback draw against the Swans on Tuesday night. Moore, who came on as a substitute following... Read More
Swansea City Boss Russell Martin Insists: The Pressure Is All On Cardiff . . . As Countdown Starts To Welsh Derby Clash
Swansea City manager Russell Martin expects his side to be a much improved outfit when they take to the Cardiff City Stadium turf for the South Wales derby in two weeks’ time. The Swans are without a fixture until April 2 due to the international break and Martin is confident... Read More
Russell Martin Insists Swansea City Are Fulfilling His Blueprint . . . And Insists Red Card Was Down To Charlie Austin
Russell Martin has praised his Swansea City players’ character as they made it three matches unbeaten in the past 10 days. The Swans head coach was happy enough to take a point from a 0-0 draw at promotion-chasing Queens Park Rangers, which backed up a weekend victory over Preston. The visitors had... Read More