Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
By Tom Prosser Most Glamorgan members would have arrived at Sophia Gardens yesterday hoping to see Marnus Labuschagne bag another century in their County Championship match against Leicestershire but instead they were treated to watching him star with the ball and field with energy, passion and humour. The Australia international took 3-65... Read More
By Lucy Rees Andy Gorvin has fulfilled his ambition for 2021 by earning his first professional contract with Glamorgan. Along with fellow youngster Tegid Phillips, 24-year-old Gorvin has signed a contract for next season after a successful run with the club this summer. Gorvin said: “I've had a good year in the second... Read More
By Tom Prosser Glamorgan batsman Nick Selman has decided to leave the county and return home to Australia after finding it difficult being away from his family and friends. The pandemic has undoubtedly had a big impact on Selman’s decision as it’s very difficult for families to plan visits during these uncertain... Read More
Today is National Sporting Heritage Day and sports across Wales such as swimming and cricket have both been celebrating their past as well as looking ahead to the future, as Graham Thomas reports. Every sport likes to honour its heroes from the past. Whether it’s teams or individuals, a nod to those... Read More
By Rob Cole Glamorgan coach Matthew Maynard believes the Welsh county can go out with a bang as they take on Surrey at The Oval next Tuesday in the LV= Insurance County Championship. Gloucestershire beat Glamorgan by 10 wickets on Wednesday with two sessions to come as Zafar Gohar Khan finished with... Read More