Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Kieffer Moore Hopes To Control The Skies Against Iran . . . Following A Remarkable Journey To Reach Qatar
By Paul Jones Wales striker Kieffer Moore plans to torment Iran in the air just like England did. England smashed six past Iran in their World Cup opener, with the Iranians having no answer to the Three Lions’ aerial power. The 6ft 5in Moore watched the first half of that game before Wales... Read More
Great Britain 5, Lithuania 2 Great Britain made it three wins from three as they beat Lithuania 5-2 to move level on nine points with Japan at the top of the World Championship Division One Group B table. Colin Shields moved to within two of Tony Hand's modern-era goals total of 40,... Read More