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Luxury Limo Taulupe Faletau Revs Up For Cardiff And Wales

Taulupe Faletau Wales
The player Cardiff Rugby coach Matt Sherratt described as a Rolls Royce will go through the gears for the first time in six months on Friday night. Taulupe Faletau - who broke his arm playing for Wales at the World Cup - will make his comeback in the capital city region’s United Rugby Championship match against Ulster in Belfast.

Jackson Page To Share Crucible Spotlight With Ronnie O’Sullivan

Jackson Page snooker
Welsh youngster Jackson Page will face history-chasing Ronnie O’Sullivan at the start of the World Snooker Championship. The 22-year-old Page, from Ebbw Vale, will share the spotlight as the sport’s best take to the green baize at the Crucible from Saturday, with the winner crowned in Sheffield on Sunday, May 6.

Gwennan Hopkins Makes Big Impact And Stakes Claim For Long Future For Wales

Gwennan Hopkins
It took Gwennan Hopkins a mere five minutes to make her mark in international rugby. Not many teenagers score on their Test debut, but that’s exactly what the 19-year-old Hopkins did in Cork last weekend as she provided Wales with their only points in a 36-5 defeat.

Jamie Jones Makes It To The Crucible After Beating Former World Champion

Jamie Jones
Jamie Jones has qualified for the World Snooker Championship after ending a 20-year attendance at the tournament for former world champion Neil Robertson. Weshman Jones stormed to a in the final round of World Championship qualifying, meaning Robertson will miss out on the Crucible for the first time in two decades.

The Cardiff Bulut . . . To Fire, Or Not To Fire

Not for the first time since he purchased Cardiff City, owner Vicent Tan has a big call to make. Does he bite the Bulut . . . or fire it? Manager Erol Bulut is out of contract at the end of the season - his sole campaign in charge - and discussions over a new deal have not really gone beyond ordering the coffees.

Huy Of A Ride: Stevie Williams Powers Into Record Books

Stevie Williams bagged the biggest victory of his career when he became the first Brit to win the La Flèche Wallonne classic race.

Former Ryder Cup Wales Chief Rob Holt Is New Chair Of Wales Golf

The former chief executive of Ryder Cup Wales is to become the next Chair of Wales Golf.

Ken Owens Bows Out After 91 Caps And 20 Years Of Hooking

Ken Owens Wales
Wales’ most capped hooker, Ken Owens, has confirmed his retirement from rugby. The 37-year-old Scarlets forward – who has not played for almost a year because of a back injury – says he was advised to stop playing.

Gold Coins For Gold Medals Is Wrong, Says Cycling Chief

Emma Finucane cycling
The decision by World Athletics to award prize money at the Paris 2024 Games goes against the Olympic spirit and solidarity among international federations, the head of cycling's global governing body (UCI) has claimed. Athletics became the first sport to offer prize money to Olympic champions when WA President Sebastian Coe announced last week that gold medallists in Paris will each earn £40,000.

Matt Richards Backs Olympic Prize Money As Way To Crush Enhanced Games

Matt Richards swimming
Wales’ world champion swimmer Matt Richards - one of five Team Wales stars selected for Great Britain at this summer’s Olympic Games - believes financial rewards for Olympic gold medals are the only way to shut down the controversial Enhanced Games. Australian freestyle swimmer James Magnussen has become one of the first athletes to sign up for the Enhanced Games. Magnussen will intentionally dope in an attempt to win $1 million by breaking a world record at the event.

Gareth Jenkins

Gareth Jenkins Returns To His Roots As Wales Golf Gets Treble Boost

Former England Golf men’s squad manager Gareth Jenkins... Read More

The Day Wales World Cup Fans Went To France . . . Just As Their Team Were Landing In Cardiff

Martyn Williams insists his infamous flatlining failure against Fiji 16 years ago will not be repeated when Wales begin their World Cup campaign. It will be the same opponents in the same nation when Jac Morgan and Dewi Lake’s co-captained squad start their Pool C campaign next week in Bordeaux.... Read More

Spikey Mike Phillips Insists Wales Can Puncture Predictions Of World Cup Woe If They Find Belief

Mike Phillips played at two World Cup tournaments and believes the key to success is self-belief - not a quality in which he was ever really found wanting. But the former Wales scrum-half – who seemed to swagger his way through big matches – believes Warren Gatland can still build... Read More

Warren Gatland . . . The Rail Signaller Killing Time With Wales Who Already Seems To Have Hit The Buffers

Three games into the Six Nations and three defeats for Warren Gatland in his second spell as Wales coach. Is this really the same man who left on such a high and with such credit in the bank three years ago? Daniel Parker says the figure in the big red... Read More

The Welsh Premiership Has Been Tarnished, Says Gareth Jenkins . . . But He's Still Polishing The Next Jewel In The Crown

By Steffan Thomas Gareth Jenkins has devoted 40 years of his life to Welsh rugby and even in retirement the former national coach can’t give up on his country. While most 68-year-olds are winding down, Jenkins’ passion for the game burns as brightly as ever and quite frankly it is difficult to... Read More

No Green, Green Grass Of Home For Wales' Rugby Coaches

While the WRU are urging players to come home to Wales to maintain their international careers, the same policy is not being followed when it comes to coaches. Robin Davey, in his latest column for Dai Sport, questions why home-grown coaching talent is being frozen out. The Welsh Rugby Union... Read More
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