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“Bashing Elbows and Swearing At 60km-An-Hour” . . . Geraint Thomas Can't Wait To Get Going At The Tour de France

Scott Baldwin Insists Wales Can Rattle South Africa's Cage As First Test Looms

The man who once bit off more than he could chew in South Africa reckons Wales can take a chunk out of the Springboks this weekend Scott Baldwin has the enviable record of a 66 per cent success rate against the Boks, with two wins and a narrow four-point defeat in three matches against them for Wales. He memorably came off slightly worse against the country’s wildlife in 2017 when he put his hand too close to a lion at Bloemfontein Zoo and ended up needing surgery, but against the country’s rugby players, Baldwin is very much up on the deal with his digits all intact.

Tigers' Tommy Reffell To Make His Debut . . . As Wayne Pivac's Team Selection Raises Eyebrows

Wales Golf Festival Sets New Record

A record turnout in the disability event and two Anglesey golfers winning the chance to play at St Andrew’s in the week of the 150th Open Championship were the highlights of the Wales Golf Festival. Dion Lewis and Wyn Thomas of Baron Hill Golf Club won through in the R&A 9-Hole Challenge, with the remarkable prize taking them the to Home of Golf next month to represent Wales in the finals against players from England, Scotland, Ireland Australia and New Zealand.

History Shows, Wales Can Beat South Africa . . . But Earning Their Respect Is Something Else

There have been some seriously dark times in the rich, turbulent history that is Welsh rugby. You only have to recall the countless thrashings by New Zealand - some of which are too painful to remember without feeling embarrassed - but South Africa dished out the worst beating on June 27, 1998. In the last passage of play, replacement Springbok hooker Naka Drotske dropped a pass near the try line, which saved Wales from the humiliation of having 100 points scored against them.

Toby Booth Insists Ospreys Are "Excited" By The Toughest European Draw Possible

Ospreys head coach Toby Booth insists he is looking forward to his team testing themselves against the best after their daunting draw for next season’s Heineken Champions Cup. The region’s reward for winning the Welsh Shield in the URC is a Heineken Champions Cup draw against French champions Montpellier and English champions Leicester Tigers. The draws for both the Champions Cup and the European Challenge Cup were made in Dublin, venue for both finals on 19 and 20 May next year, and included for the first time five teams from South Africa.

Gemma Grainger Insists Wales Are Locked And Loaded For World Cup Shoot-Out, Even Though They Fired Blanks In Spain

Gemma Grainger insisted Wales had taken some plus points from their draw with New Zealand in Spain, even if they came away with no goals. The Wales manager watched her team draw 0-0 in a friendly in Pinatar in their last game before their crucial World Cup qualifiers in September. Grainger’s squad are continuing preparations ahead of the final two qualifiers against Greece and Slovenia, where victories can guarantee a play-off place for the tournament.

Four Welsh Athletes To Take On The World For GB - Josh Griffiths, Melissa Courtney-Bryant, Jeremiah Azu And Joe Brier

Four Welsh athletes have been named as part of an initial Great Britain team of 64 heading for next month’s World Athletics Championships in Oregon. Melissa Courtney-Bryant, Jeremiah Azu and Joe Brier have joined marathon runner Josh Griffiths, whose selection had already been announced. A further group of athletes have been nominated for selection via a top 32 Road to Oregon qualification position and have been informed.

David Eaton . . . Still The Only Man To Win A Gymnastics Medal For Wales At A Commonwealth Games

David Eaton set himself the goal of competing for Wales at the Commonwealth Games when he was 13 years old. It was the summer of 1994 and he was sat in front of the television at his grandparents’ house in North Wales. It was a goal the gymnast would go on to achieve – and a lot more besides.

Tomas Francis Is Fit And Raring To Go Says Stephen Jones . . . As Wales Stars Settle In To Their New Surroundings

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Fury Over FAW Plan To Value "Brand" Over Results As Women's Clubs Liken Revamp To Hated European Super League

The Football Association of Wales have been compared to the owners of the failed European Super League clubs by angry women’s teams locked out of the new elite structure for the domestic game. Cascade YV Ladies are one of a number of outraged established clubs who have found their place... Read More

Connah's Quay Boss Andy Morrison Asks: "Where's The Cymru Premier Gone?"

Connah’s Quay boss Andy Morrison has slammed the Football Association of Wales for keeping Welsh clubs in limbo during the latest lockdown. The 12 JD Cymru Premier teams have been met with a wall of silence from Welsh football’s governing body since all league fixtures were suspended for a second... Read More

Chris Coleman: I'd Never Say Never To Wales Again

Former Wales manager Chris Coleman says he is eagerly awaiting his next challenge in football – wherever in the world that may be. Having been out of work since parting ways with Hebei China Fortune in May 2019, the former Fulham, Real Sociedad and Sunderland boss has endured a strange... Read More

Andy Cole And The Explosive 16-Year Rivalry That Was Rooted In Cardiff City v Bristol City

Cardiff City host Bristol City this evening - a match that usually comes served with plenty of spice . Terry Phillips reflects one tasty rivalry - that between former Robins striker Andy Cole and the Bluebirds that would later lead to a confrontation with Cardiff captain Darren Purse. It was 5pm-ish... Read More

Smokers Told To Stub It Out At Welsh Junior Football

Smoking on the touchlines at junior football matches is to be banned in Wales. The move – brought in by the Football Association of Wales (FAW) – is backed by Welsh Government and will make Wales the first country in the UK to banish smokers from the touchline. The FAW... Read More

Exclusive: Merthyr Town Would Have Been Bankrupt By November Had We Not Mothballed Season, Says Chairman Howard King

Chairman Howard King has revealed... Read More
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