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Ashton Hewitt Says Dragons Coach Dai Flanagan Can Get Rodney Parade Roaring Again

Ashton Hewitt has revealed how the light touch of head coach Dai Flanagan has revitalized the Dragons. The Rodney Parade wing was part of a squad that went from the depths of a 44-6 hammering away to Edinburgh on the opening weekend of the United Rugby Championship, to the joys of a first home win in 17 months against Munster. Now, comes the acid test of backing up last week’s win, when Hewitt and his teammates host South Africa’s Sharks on Saturday night in a match that is live on S4C.

Devils Struggles In Challenge Cup Continue With Latest Coventry Defeat

Cardiff Uni And Cardiff Met Set Up Potential Sell-Out Showdown At The Arms Park

The build-up to the battle of Cardiff’s two university rugby teams at the Arms Park on Wednesday 5 October intensified as both Joe Cowell’s Cardiff Met team and Luke Pollock’s Cardiff University side got off to winning starts in the BUCS Super Rugby competition. The Met stars had to come from behind at St Helen’s before they avenged their home defeat to Swansea University in last season’s competition, eventually triumphing 42-30 in front of a huge crowd, while Pollock’s men snatched victory at the death with a late try at Bath, winning 22-21. It means their derby night out at the Arms Park looks set to be a thriller.

The Mud Is Thickening, The Days Are Shortening And Evan Williams Couldn't Be Happier . . . The Jump Season Is Back

Evan Williams and his family enjoy the summer, but not as much as the winter and the jump season when, as he puts it, “the mud is flying, and the days are short, and the flowers have died.” That’s poetry. And there’s more. “That’s when we really come alive,” says the trainer. “And it will be good to get back amongst it.”

The Wind Went Out Of Our Sails, Admits Matthew Maynard As Glamorgan Accept Second Tier Fate

Matthew Maynard has admitted Glamorgan’s promotion hopes evaporated the moment they heard news from Worcester late on Wednesday afternoon. The Glamorgan coach revealed his players learned that rivals Middlesex had taken maximum points against Worcestershire at New Road and the steam went out of their own efforts against Sussex. The Welsh county needed to better Middlesex’s result in their final match of their County Championship Division Two season in order to go up, but Middlesex’s points tally meant a draw would be enough for them to cement the second promotion place.

PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals End In Style With Winners Crowned

Seventy two of the best young golfers in Wales took part in the PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals at Tredegar Park, with winners coming from all round Wales. Bleddyn Holgate, from Cilgwyn in West Wales, won the Under 14 category Order of Merit, with Geraint Barnes, Llantrisant and Pontyclun, taking the honours on the day with an impressive 44 points, along with third place overall.

Michael Hogan Looks To Force A Fairy Tale Ending . . . As He Aims Bow Out With A Bang

Jess Fishlock Hands Gemma Grainger A Fitness Boost . . . As Wales Aim For Another Great Night In The Capital

Poor Policing Is Undermining Welsh Football's Special Atmosphere . . . After Red Fog Engulfed Red Wall Send Off

BUCS Is Back . . . And So Is The Alternative Route Into Pro Rugby

BUCS Super Rugby is set to return with a bang this week with the opening two rounds featuring two classic Welsh derbies. Wednesday night will see Swansea University host last season’s semi-finalists Cardiff Met at St Helen’s. A week later it will be the battle of the Welsh capital institutions, when Cardiff Met host Cardiff University at the Arms Park.

Harry Arter

Harry Arter . . . The Case For And Against

Harry Arter divided opinion among Cardiff City supporters during his time on loan with the club last season - and he cleaved managerial attitudes after the Bluebirds’ 1-1 draw at home to Fulham on Friday night. Admittedly, one of those bosses is his brother-in-law, Scott Parker. But there was enough... Read More

Harry Arter To Be In The Championship Next Season, Alongside Cardiff . . . For Fulham

Harry Arter looks set to move Fulham after completing his one-season loan campaign with Cardiff City. Injured Arter, who has a calf strain, will not feature for the Bluebirds in their final Premier League match at Manchester United on Sunday. Fellow loan recruit Victor Camarasa is also highly unlikely to... Read More

Harry In A Hurry To Make Cardiff Move For Good

Harry Arter has revealed he wants to turn his loan spell at Cardiff into a permanent move if the Bluebirds stay in the Premier League. The Republic of Ireland international is on a season-long loan from Bournemouth and has been a regular fixture in the Cardiff midfield under Neil Warnock.... Read More

That Spikey Harry Arter v Roy Keane Row Will Be Smoothed Over, Says Neil Warnock

Neil Warnock believes Cardiff City’s Harry Arter will patch up his differences with Roy Keane and play for the Republic of Ireland again. A leaked WhatsApp message, spoken by Burnley’s Stephen Ward, detailed a bust-up between on-loan Bluebirds midfielder Arter and Jonathan Walters on one side - and Republic assistant manager Keane on the other. Arter declared himself... Read More

Bluebirds Swoop For Deadline Day Double Signing

Cardiff City have made a second transfer deadline day signing, bringing Republic of Ireland international Harry Arter to South Wales. The former Charlton Athletic midfield player has signed on a season-long loan, although he is not eligible to play for Cardiff in this Saturday’s match against parent club AFC Bournemouth in... Read More