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.
London Welsh have just secured promotion – again – their fourth in five years. It’s a story of determination, togetherness and honest self-appraisal finally overcoming the odds. Owen Morgan went to Old Deer Park and discovered a famous club re-born. Dafydd Iwan's Yma of Hyd could be clearly heard by... Read More
Aberdare duo Mia Bernardo and Emily James gave a glimpse of what they might achieve on a European stage when they struck gold at the Aerobic British Championships in Guildford. The talented Welsh pair, back competing across what were two action-packed days at Surrey Sports Park last weekend, were part... Read More
Peterborough Phantoms 3, Cardiff Fire 4 Welshman Morgan Evans struck gold for Cardiff Fire in their National Ice Hockey League match at Peterborough Phantoms. Evans scored a powerplay goal early in the final period to earn a win which keeps Fire hopes of am end-of-season play off slot burning brightly. Fire now go... Read More
Swindon Wildcats 0, Cardiff Fire 6 Tamas Elias, a 23-year-old forward born in Hungary, led Cardiff Fire to a convincing away win in the National Ice Hockey League. Elias, who is in his sixth season playing ice hockey in Cardiff, netted two goals and added an assist for Fire. Iwan Davies (2+0), Jackson... Read More
Cardiff Fire officially opened the newly named Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay with a sensational 6-5 victory against Romford Raiders. Former Devils player Mark Smith was in charge for the first time following the departure of player-coach Chris Douglas and the Fire players did him proud. Essex visitors Raiders powered into a... Read More
Andrew Lord is an angry man - and he’s not in the mood for excuses after his Cardiff Devils team lost against Elite League bottom club MK Lightning. Head coach Lord was shocked by an unusual lack of intensity in his team during a 3-2 overtime defeat. He is demanding a big... Read More