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Rob Page Is Driven By Dream Of World Cup History For Wales . . . And A Fitting Tribute To Gary Speed

Rob Page has paid tribute to Gary Speed on the 10th anniversary of his former teammate’s death – crediting him with sparking the revival in Welsh international football. As current caretaker manager Page now looks ahead to a World Cup play-off semi-final at home to Austria in March, but he has also spoken of his gratitude to Speed for planting the seeds of success during his time in charge of the national team. Saturday marks exactly 10 years since Speed was found dead at his home in Chester on November 27, 2011, aged 42.

Gemma Grainger Urges Wales To Stay Hot For France After They Deal With Cold, Wet And Windy Llanelli

Gemma Grainger praised her team for their professionalism in overcoming awful conditions to hammer Greece 5-0 and keep their World Cup qualification dream on track. The Wales manager was full of admiration for the way her players stuck to their task at Parc y Scarlets where a howling gale, rain, hail and snow failed to deflect them. Two goals for the impressive Ceri Holland and others for skipper Sophie Ingle, Kayleigh Green and Natasha Harding demonstrated Wales’ superiority and put them in good heart ahead of their clash with Group I leaders France on Tuesday.

David Edwards Hopes To Get Bala Town To Their First Major Final Since 2017

Welsh Boxer Gavin Gwynne Is All Tooled Up To Build A Title Defence In Front Of The Cameras

It’s a big weekend for Welsh boxing as Jay Harris fights in Cardiff on Friday night, looking to get another world title shot, and Gavin Gwynne returns to the ring in Swansea. The “Merthyr Mexican” has undergone a significant career switch as he looks to defend his Commonwealth title, as he tells Tom Prosser. Welsh lightweight Gavin Gwynne has locked away his carpentry bag as he feels he still has all the tools to thrive as a professional boxer. Until the beginning of the year, the Merthyr Tydfil fighter was combing his sporting career with working on building sites as a carpenter.

Ospreys Bid To Get Back On A Roll . . . As Reuben Morgan-Williams Looks To Make Another Impact

Scarlets Chairman Simon Muderack Admits: We've Had A Sleepless Night And The Priority Is Safety Not Rugby After New Covid Crisis

Cardiff and the Scarlets are trying to return to Wales from South Africa after the country was added to the UK Government’s travel red list. The Scarlets were set to face the Sharks in Durban on Saturday, with Cardiff also due to feature in the United Rugby Championship against the Lions in Johannesburg on Sunday. Irish province Munster and Italian club Zebre Parma are also in South Africa ahead of fixtures against the Bulls and Stormers respectively, and all four sides are due to play a second round of matches in the country next weekend.

Osian Pryce And Jason Pritchard Are Joint Favourites To Win Britain’s Longest Rally

Swansea Boxer Jay Harris Aiming For World Title Shot. . . As He Makes Light-Flyweight Debut This Friday

By Tom Prosser Swansea boxer Jay Harris is excited to start a new chapter in the light-flyweight division as he looks to get back into the world title mix by securing victory in Cardiff on Friday evening. Harris, who challenged for the WBC world flyweight title in 2020, will take on unbeaten Mexican Hector Gabriel Flores for a WBA ranking title at the Vale Sports Arena. "I'm really excited to be fighting back in Wales. I haven't fought there since 2019 and I'm looking forward to a home crowd,” said Harris, who is a former Commonwealth and European champion.

Cardiff City Still Haven't Scored A First Half Goal This Season. . . As Steve Morison Says He "Doesn't Understand" Negative Fan Reaction

By Tom Prosser The Cardiff City fans still haven’t been able to cheer a first half goal so far this season and manager Steve Morison says he “doesn’t really understand” the fans negativity during their 1-0 defeat at home to Hull. The Cardiff fans voiced their frustration at the end of both halves and were disappointed that their side couldn’t kick on from their recent back-to-back victories. "I don't really understand it, if I'm honest," said Morison.

Swansea City Go Close To 900 Passes, Fire No Shots In First Half, But Win 2-0 . . . It Was Brilliant, Says Russell Martin

Russell Martin has praised his Swansea City players for their patience and dominance after a near 900-pass runaround of Barnsley at Oakwell. The Swans made 899 completed passes in their 2-0 victory on Wednesday night, even though they managed only three shots on target. Martin made no apologies for the lack of firepower in a dominant first-half where the home side chased the ball, but the visitors failed to have a strike at goal.

Harri Jenkins

Harri Jenkins Overcomes Motivation Struggles To Win Bronze At The Paralympics

By Tom Prosser  Harri Jenkins’ decision to switch from basketball to wheelchair racing has paid dividends after the Neath athlete claimed a bronze medal at his debut Paralympic games. “I didn’t switch for this, the decision to switch was just for me,” explained Jenkins who was born with cerebral palsy. "I needed something... Read More

Olivia Breen Leads Magnificent Seven For Wales As Para Athletes Prepare To Take Centre Stage In Tokyo

Olivia Breen will be the first of Wales’ magnificent seven track and field stars to compete when the athletics schedule gets underway at the Tokyo Paralympics. The sprinter will take to the blocks in the early hours of Saturday morning when she lines up for the women’s T38 100m. The... Read More

Former Osprey Harrison Walsh, Olivia Breen, Harri Jenkins And Kyron Duke Make It A Welsh Magnificent Seven For Tokyo

Another four Welsh athletes have been named in the Great Britain team for the Tokyo Paralympics, taking the total to a magnificent seven. Reigning Paralympic champions Aled Davies and Hollie Arnold, along with Sabrina Fortune had already been named in the first wave of selections last month. They will be... Read More

Para Powerhouse Aled Davies Makes It A Magnificent Seven Euro Golds, And Says: 'I Won Ugly'.

Aled Davies claimed a magnificent seventh European Para Athletics Championships career gold in Poland on Saturday. The Bridgend athlete may not have been at his best in Bydgoszcz, but he was still good enough to add yet another shot put title to his huge personal haul which also includes a... Read More

Para Star Aled Davies Spearheads Magnificent Welsh Seven At Euro Para-Athletics Champs

Wales's Para legend Aled Davies will... Read More

Welsh Super Six Step On To The Podium

Six Welsh para athletes have been named as part of British Athletics World Class Programme for 2020. Hollie Arnold, Olivia Breen, Aled Davies, Sabrina Fortune, Kyron Duke and Harri Jenkins all returned from last year’s World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai with medals. They are joined by 22 other athletes,... Read More
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