Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
From European Medal Winners To Social Runners On Pub Night . . . Cardiff University Athletics Club Is Tracking The Future
It’s been a big year for Cardiff University Athletics Club (CUAC) and that looks set to continue. The student-led University club has grown rapidly since the pandemic, with over 150 members - ranging from beginners to British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) champions and international athletes. Club president, James Meiklejohn,... Read More
Welsh Athletics' New Domestic Record . . . An Indoor Championship Put Together In Less Than Two Weeks
Athletics was the ultimate winner on Sunday as the two-day Welsh Athletics Indoor Championships came to a close in Cardiff. After a two-year gap between the winter national championships due to Covid, athletes, fans and organisers were all glad to be back at the National Indoor Athletics Centre - especially... Read More
Cardiff's Jake Heyward will be targeting a place at next month's Tokyo Olympics when he competes at this weekend's British Athletics Championships in Manchester. The event also doubles at the Great Britain Olympic trials and a top two place in the 1500m final will book Heyward an automatic place on... Read More
Welsh Athletics has named a... Read More
Jenny Nesbitt produced a devastating front-running performance to blow away a strong domestic field at the British Milers Club Grand Prix at Trafford on Saturday night. The Welsh Commonwealth Games hopeful led from gun to tape to win the 5,000m A race by a huge margin in a time of... Read More
Rebecca Chapman's return to form continued on Friday night when the Commonwealth Games long jumper won a bronze medal at the Muller British Athletics Championships. On a cold and breezy evening at the Manchester Regional Arena, the Cardiff Athletics stalwart produced a second round jump of 6.14m which was good... Read More