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Cardiff Blues Wait For Compensation Offer From Scarlets Over Dwayne Peel

Dwayne Peel will have to break his contract with Cardiff Blues and could face his prospective employers in court, unless a compensation deal can be agreed that allows him to work at the Scarlets. The former Wales scrum-half is at the centre of a messy battle between the two Welsh regions after signing a deal with one, but wanting to now join the other. Currently still coaching at Ulster, Peel’s future has been thrown into uncertainty with the Scarlets interested in bringing their former star back to Llanelli and plucking him from the clutches of the Blues.

Swansea City Told "Weak" Referee Handed Them Victory But Steve Cooper Claims He Thought Penalty Decision Was A Good One

Swansea City have been told they got away with robbery at Stoke City due to weak officials who awarded Andre Ayew’s controversial late penalty. The accusation came from Stoke manager Michael O’Neil who was furious with referee David Webb for the decision in the fourth minute of added time. The penalty handed the Swans a 2-1 win at the Bet365 Stadium, a victory which head coach Steve Cooper felt was deserved for their positive approach, despite the hotly-disputed decision to award the spot kick.

Swansea City's Steve Cooper Tells His Players To Cash In At Moneybags Stoke

Steve Cooper insists the wheels aren’t coming off  Swansea City’s drive for promotion despite conceding more goals in their last three games than in the previous nine. Cooper’s side head to Stoke City tonight - a club he says have spent lavishly - hoping to return to the defensive solidity that saw them concede a mere 15 goals in 28 games. But four goals at Huddersfield and a further three at home last weekend against Bristol City caused them to lose two of their last three games and slip to fourth place.

Wales No 1 Jordan Hart Edged Out In Swiss Open

Jordan Hart was just edged out in a close battle in her first competition of the year in Basel. The 26-year-old from Haverfordwest was beaten 21-19, 21-14 by Israel's Ksenia Polikarpova at the Yonex Swiss Open.

Wales To Face The Carmarthen Azzurri Hoping To Turn Their Grand Slam Into A Roman Ruin

Stephen Varney will be the Welshman aiming to run Wayne Pivac’s Grand Slam bandwagon off the road in Rome next week. Varney has already beaten Wales at U18 and Under 20 level and now the Welsh-speaking teenager is hoping to make it a hat-trick by helping Italy halt the Welsh march to a potential 13th Grand Slam. The Carmarthen-born scrum half - who learned his rugby at Crymych RFC - has already won five senior caps for the Azzurri and made his first start for the senior Italian side against Wales at Parc Y Scarlets in the Autumn Nations Cup.

Welsh 400m Ace Owen Smith Revved Up To Take Care Of 'Unfinished Business' At Euros In Poland

Owen Smith will travel to Poland aiming to take care of some "unfinished business" in a Great Britain vest. The Cardiff Athletics star is part of the GB 4x400m squad for the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun where he hopes to put past disappointments behind him.

Tyrone Ofori Makes Amends As Newtown Return To Winning Ways

Former Dragons Coach Leigh Jones To Join Leicester Tigers

Welsh coach Leigh Jones is heading back to the UK to take up a newly-created role of general manager of rugby at Leicester Tigers. The former Ebbw Vale, Dragons and Wales forwards coach, who is currently general manager of rugby performance with the Hong Kong Rugby Union, will take-up his new post at the English Premiership club on May 1. He led the Wales A programme under Graham Henry and went on to become a senior member of the Japanese support team at the 2015 Rugby World Cup alongside the now England head coach Eddie Jones and Leicester head coach Steve Borthwick.

Newport County's Michael Flynn Left Frustrated As They Slide Out Of Play-Off Places

Michael Flynn has told his Newport County players they need to improve the quality of their football if they are to stay in the hunt for promotion from League Two. The County manager saw his team lose 1-0 at Tranmere Rovers on Tuesday night, a defeat that leaves then outside of the play-off places in eighth place in the table. Flynn could have pointed to a penalty claim late on when Mickey Demetriou's long ball forward into the penalty area struck the arm of defender Calum MacDonald.

Cardiff City's Mick McCarthy's Fears For Joe Bennett Overshadows Demolition Job On Derby

Mick McCarthy has expressed his fears over left Joe Bennett's injury that overshadowed a stunning 4-0 victory over Derby County. The left-back looks set to miss the rest of City's season after he let out an agonising shriek as fell to the ground in a heap just past the half-hour mark.

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Ian Rush Keeping Watching Eye As His Relation Owen Beck Signs New Deal At Liverpool

Owen Beck has signed a new contract with Liverpool FC. The Flint-born Wales youth international left-back only signed his first pro contract with... Read More

Bale Sets Himself A Wales Goal Scoring Record Target....Just Don't Ask Him What It Is

Gareth Bale admits he has a target he hopes to set as Wales' greatest scorer - but is not saying what it is. The Real Madrid star took his current tally to 32 - four more than previous record holder Ian Rush - with the late strike to snatch victory over... Read More

Ben Davies Set To Join Welsh Football's Elite

Ben Davies will become only the sixth Welshman to play in a European Cup final thanks to Tottenham’s incredible Champions League comeback win over Ajax. The Wales defender – who came on to the field in Amsterdam in the 82nd minute on Wednesday night – was part of the Spurs... Read More

Welsh Ace Rambo Set To Follow Gentle Giant John Charles On Juventus Italian Job In Turin

Dai-Sport journalist Terry Phillips first met Aaron Ramsey more than 15 years ago. Here Terry gives his view on Rambo's proposed transfer to Italian champions Juventus.  John Charles earned the nickname ‘Il Buon Gigante’ among Juventus fans.  The Welshman was and still is a God to Juve fans. When Charles returned to... Read More

Ellison Tales Of Sir Alex, Rushie, Gazza And Newport

Liverpool fan Kevin Ellison played against Sir Alex Ferguson’s team at Old Trafford, under manager Ian Rush at Chester City and against Paul Gascoigne when the former England ace was in Boston United’s team. But some of the favourite moments in a playing career spanning more than two decades and 13... Read More

Gareth Bale Thanks His Wales Mates As Records Shatter In China

Gareth Bale paid tribute to his Wales teammates after breaking Ian Rush’s record with a hat-trick to become his country’s leading goalscorer. The landmark was reached by Bale with three goals as Ryan Giggs made a dream start his spell as manager with a 6-0 victory at the China Cup... Read More
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