Swansea City failed to sign a single player in the January transfer window after the club’s plan to bring in West Bromwich Albion striker Karlan Grant on loan backfired. In the dying minutes of Tuesday night’s window, Swansea's attempt to secure a loan for the West Brom forward fell through. The deal was expected to see Grant join the Swans on loan for the remainder of the season – filling some of the gaps exposed by the six players who have left the club this month.
Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Principality Stadium encounter kicks off Gatland’s second stint as Wales head coach, with his previous reign between 2008 and 2019 yielding four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals. Ireland will arrive in Cardiff as the world’s top-ranked team following a memorable year when they beat New Zealand twice, South Africa and Australia.
Rhys Webb has taken inspiration from football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after ending more than two years in the international rugby wilderness. Ospreys scrum-half Webb is on course to make his first Wales appearance since November 2020 in next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland. Webb, who toured New Zealand with the 2017 British and Irish Lions, featured on just five occasions during Wayne Pivac’s 34-Test reign as Wales head coach.
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Exclusive: Merthyr Town Would Have Been Bankrupt By November Had We Not Mothballed Season, Says Chairman Howard King
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Wales send their under-21 netball squad to the Isle of Man this weekend for two matches against teams from Manx. Under 21 head coach Nikki Lloyd said: “This is a valuable opportunity for us to expose a group from our long squad to all aspects of international competition away from home... Read More
Welsh rallying has been saddened by the news that driver Mark James has succumbed to the head injuries he sustained on the recent PokerStars Rally. James crashed his Ford Escort Mk2 on stage eight of the Isle of Man event three weeks ago. He was initially treated in Nobles Hospital... Read More
By Rob Cole Has Welsh cycling unearthed a new star? Or is it Welsh athletics that is going to benefit from the obvious talent of Eluned King? Whichever sport she turns to in the end, the 15-year-old Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr student looks set for a bright future judging by her success... Read More
Welsh Netball have named their squad for the Netball Europe Under-17 Championships in Dublin. The final 12 includes four players from the squad who played last season and they are Macey Lane, Rhian Evans, Sapphira Fisher and Beca Hughes. Macey and Rhian will be representing Wales at Netball Europe for the third... Read More
Scott Davies maintained his domination of the National Under-23 Time... Read More