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Professor Willie Stewart Urges Rugby Authorities Into Immediate Action . . . As New Study Shows That Rugby Players Could Be At More Risk Of Brain Conditions

Commonwealth Games Organisers Announce The Full Sport Program For The 2026 Victoria Games . . . Featuring 22 Sports And 26 Disciplines

A Mark Harris 'Screamer' Sets Up A Crucial Cardiff City Win . . . And Sends A Timely Reminder To Rob Page Ahead Of The World Cup

The Hottest Ticket In Town . . . Student Rugby Is Booming And It's Sold Out Signs For Cardiff Met v Cardiff Uni

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.

Cardiff City's Rubin Colwill Facing Fight To Convince Wales He's World Cup Ready

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 Forced To Retire As Wrist Injury Wrecks Her Paris Olympics Dream

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.

Rachel Rowe Says World Cup Play-Off Draw Gives Wales All The Incentive They Need

Rachel Rowe insists Wales have not finished making history ahead of their first-ever Women’s World Cup play-off tie. Wales host Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cardiff on Thursday, the first of three potential games needed to reach next summer’s World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand. “We’ve made history but we’re not finished,” said Reading midfielder Rowe, who will win her 50th cap against Bosnia.

British Open Win Was Biggest Of My Career, Says Ryan Day

Ryan Day has labelled his British Open snooker title triumph as the best performance of his career. The Welshman took the final four frames to defeat Mark Allen 10-7 after what was an incredibly tense affair to win the 2022 British Open. Coming into this showpiece encounter, Allen was the pre-match favourite, having easily turned over Noppon Saengkham in the semi-finals.

Elliot Kear Will Lead Wales Into RL World Cup As Whitchurch HS Celebrates Another Sporting Landmark

Elliot Kear will emulate Whitchurch High School classmate Sam Warburton by leading Wales at the Rugby League World Cup. Kear heads a 24-strong squad named by men’s head coach, John Kear, for the tournament in England - nothing up another success for the Cardiff school.

Kenyan Double At Cardiff Half As 20,000 Runners Rival London's Big Day

It was a double win for Kenya at the Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon as Geoffrey Koech and Beatrice Cheserek stormed to victories in the men’s and women’s races in the Welsh capital. The African duo headed a field that included more than 20,000 entrants on the same day as the London Marathon took place. Hopes were high that the 29-year-old Koech might threaten the course record of 59 mis, 30 sec set by fellow Kenyan Leonard Langat in 2019, but in the end he had to content himself with his fourth fastest half-marathon time of 60:01as he just failed to break the magical hour mark.

Georgia

Josh Adams Insists Wales Have Found Their Wings . . . And Are Ready To Clip Those Of England And Jonny May

By James Dodd Josh Adams insists Wales have turned a corner and feel in confident mood about facing England on Saturday. The Wales wing believes there is an improved mood in the squad following the win against Georgia last weekend, which ended a sequence of six defeats. It was their first victory since... Read More

Wales Win Again . . . But At A Price With Injury To Justin Tipuric Before England Clash

By David Williams Wales have got the monkey off their back, but at a painful cost with Justin Tipuric a major doubt to face England next week. Wayne Pivac’s team finally won again after six straight defeats thanks to a workmanlike display from a youthful side who put away rugged Georgia, 18-0,... Read More

It Was Always Rugby . . . And Always Wales, Insists Jimbo Botham As Georgia Test Awaits

It was always going to be rugby for James Botham, despite growing up in the shadow of Lord Botham – and it was always going to be for Wales, not England. “Jimbo” as he is known to grandfather Ian and dad Liam, was born in Cardiff when Liam was playing... Read More

Justin Time . . . Skipper Tipuric Says The Newbies Can Help Turn The Tide For Wales

Captain Justin Tipuric believes that there are plenty of opportunities up for grabs when Wales’ new boys aim to end a six-match losing streak against Georgia on Saturday. James Botham, Kieran Hardy and Johnny Williams all make their debuts and are part of the 13 changes Wayne Pivac has made... Read More

"Jimbo" Botham Told: Go And Make Yourself A Wales Hero

James Botham has been told he has a huge opportunity in his hands when he makes his debut for Wales on Saturday. Botham – grandson of England cricket great Sir Ian Botham – will makes his Wales bow in the Autumn Nations Cup clash against Georgia, with England the opposition... Read More

Wales Trio Set For First Starts With Georgia On Their Minds

Wales will unveil the future against Georgia on Saturday with Louis Rees-Zammit, James Botham and Callum Sheedy all set to start for the first time. Head coach Wayne Pivac always planned to rotate his squad for the Georgia clash, but his decision to make a possible 13 changes from the... Read More
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