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Carys Cox Ready To Help Underdogs Wales Bite The French

Carys Cox Wales
You have to go back eight games to 2016 for the last time Wales managed to beat France in Guinness Women’s Six Nations. That famous 10-8 victory came courtesy of tries from Dyddgu Hywel and Megan York at The Gnoll, in Neath, and steered Rachel Taylor’s side to a fourth place finish in that year’s championship.

Erol Bulut Insists Russell Martin’s Bossing Of The Bluebirds Means Nothing

Russell Martin Southampton
Cardiff City manager Erol Bulut insists Russell Martin’s mastery over the Bluebirds has no significance as it occurred before the Turkish boss arrived in the capital. When Cardiff host promotion-chasing Southampton on Saturday, it will be an opportunity for Saints manager Martin to target his sixth consecutive win against the men in blue.

Tributes Paid To Leighton James After Wales Star’s Death At 71

Leighton James Wales
Tributes have been paid from across football to former Wales winger Leighton James who has died at the age of 71. James’ former clubs Burnley and Swansea City – where he spent 13 years of a colourful 19-year senior career – were among those to pay tribute to a gifted player who won 54 caps for his country.

Elfyn Evans Tied For Lead In Croatia With WRC Title Rival

Elfyn Evans is locked in a fierce battle with WRC title rival Thierry Neuville - with the duo unable to be separated after the opening day of Rally Croatia.

Wrexham Will Find It Tougher For Next Hollywood Ending

Phil Parkinson Wrexham
Wrexham may have promotion in the bag but manager Phil Parkinson has a clear warning for any of their new global fanbase who think every season from now on will have a Hollywood ending. The “Welcome to Wrexham” documentary series has mushroomed fan groups of the Reds in the most unlikely dark corners of the football universe.

Welsh Clubs Set To Be Part Of FA Cup Rebellion

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Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County and Wrexham could all soon be seeking compensation for changes to the FA Cup that County boss Graham Coughlan has denounced as “disastrous”. The EFL will seek compensation for its clubs over the “frustrating and disappointing” decision to scrap all FA Cup replays from next season.

Ethan Horvath Determined To Finish Season Strongly For Cardiff City As He Chases Copa America place

Ethan Horvath Cardiff City
Cardiff City goalkeeper Ethan Horvath is targeting three wins from their last three games as he looks to secure a spot on the plane for the Copa America this summer. The American has kept four clean sheets in 13 appearances for the Bluebirds, as is eyeing a place in the USA squad this summer, as his country host the tournament in June.

KC Sunshine Can Calm The Storm . . . And Keep Cardiff Dragons In Play-Off Hunt

Khanyisa Chawane
Cardiff Dragons’ Khanyisa Chawane is desperate to help her team enjoy a successful Super League campaign as she continues to erase the memory of her first all-too-brief season in the tournament. The South African international mid-court player has featured in every match so far for the Dragons, who host Surrey Storm on Friday night at the House of Sport.

Neath Issue Barbed Congratulations To Cardiff After Nigel Walker Declares EDC Verdict

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Neath have reacted badly to being beaten by Cardiff to the remaining place in the planned new 10-team Elite Domestic Competition – appearing to suggest the Welsh Rugby Union came to a biased judgement. The decision by the WRU to add Cardiff to the list has brought an end to a long, and sometimes farcical process that looked like musical chairs.

Luxury Limo Taulupe Faletau Revs Up For Cardiff And Wales

Taulupe Faletau Wales
The player Cardiff Rugby coach Matt Sherratt described as a Rolls Royce will go through the gears for the first time in six months on Friday night. Taulupe Faletau - who broke his arm playing for Wales at the World Cup - will make his comeback in the capital city region’s United Rugby Championship match against Ulster in Belfast.

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Defender Ismail Heads In For Martyrs On His Debut

Former Newport County defender Ismail Yakubu marked his Merthyr Town debut with a headed goal during their 3-2 home win against Hartley Wintney at the MetCoaches Stadium. Gethyn Hill, from a penalty, and Ian Traylor were the other scorers in a win that was more convincing than the scoreline suggests. The Martyrs... Read More

Martyrs Rocked Again By Injury To Former Swans Player

Former Wales under-21 midfield player Lee Lucas has been involved in a car accident and will be out of action for at least six weeks. Aberdare-born Lucas, aged 27, spent 15 years with Swansea City, and played for Scottish Premier League Motherwell before signing for Merthyr Town just over a year... Read More

Another Weekend Off For Martyrs, But That Means Injured Players Are Well On The Way To Fitness

Manager Gavin Williams and his Martyrs have had a second successive BetVictor Southern League march postponed. Merthyr Town were due to play Poole Town away last weekend, but the team coach was caught in heavy traffic and the fixture was called. That delayed the debut of defender Ismail Yakubu, signed on loan... Read More

Ismail Must Stay Patient Ahead Of Martyrs' Debut

Ismail Yakubu has to be patient before making his debut at the heart of Merthyr Town’s defence. The former Newport County and AFC Wimbledon was due to play against Poole Town away, but that fixture was postponed after the Martyrs’ team bus was caught up in heavy traffic.  Merthyr now play Hayes... Read More

Martyrs Stunned By Late Smash 'N' Grab Raid At Home

Merthyr Town were victims of an EvoStik Southern League smash and grab raid at their MetCoaches Stadium home. The Martyrs were leading with less than three minutes left, but Hartley Wintney grabbed two late goals to win 2-1 and snatch the three points. The visitors from Hampshire were second best for most... Read More