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Wales Golf Festival Sets New Record

A record turnout in the disability event and two Anglesey golfers winning the chance to play at St Andrew’s in the week of the 150th Open Championship were the highlights of the Wales Golf Festival. Dion Lewis and Wyn Thomas of Baron Hill Golf Club won through in the R&A 9-Hole Challenge, with the remarkable prize taking them the to Home of Golf next month to represent Wales in the finals against players from England, Scotland, Ireland Australia and New Zealand.

History Shows, Wales Can Beat South Africa . . . But Earning Their Respect Is Something Else

There have been some seriously dark times in the rich, turbulent history that is Welsh rugby. You only have to recall the countless thrashings by New Zealand - some of which are too painful to remember without feeling embarrassed - but South Africa dished out the worst beating on June 27, 1998. In the last passage of play, replacement Springbok hooker Naka Drotske dropped a pass near the try line, which saved Wales from the humiliation of having 100 points scored against them.

Toby Booth Insists Ospreys Are "Excited" By The Toughest European Draw Possible

Ospreys head coach Toby Booth insists he is looking forward to his team testing themselves against the best after their daunting draw for next season’s Heineken Champions Cup. The region’s reward for winning the Welsh Shield in the URC is a Heineken Champions Cup draw against French champions Montpellier and English champions Leicester Tigers. The draws for both the Champions Cup and the European Challenge Cup were made in Dublin, venue for both finals on 19 and 20 May next year, and included for the first time five teams from South Africa.

Gemma Grainger Insists Wales Are Locked And Loaded For World Cup Shoot-Out, Even Though They Fired Blanks In Spain

Gemma Grainger insisted Wales had taken some plus points from their draw with New Zealand in Spain, even if they came away with no goals. The Wales manager watched her team draw 0-0 in a friendly in Pinatar in their last game before their crucial World Cup qualifiers in September. Grainger’s squad are continuing preparations ahead of the final two qualifiers against Greece and Slovenia, where victories can guarantee a play-off place for the tournament.

Four Welsh Athletes To Take On The World For GB - Josh Griffiths, Melissa Courtney-Bryant, Jeremiah Azu And Joe Brier

Four Welsh athletes have been named as part of an initial Great Britain team of 64 heading for next month’s World Athletics Championships in Oregon. Melissa Courtney-Bryant, Jeremiah Azu and Joe Brier have joined marathon runner Josh Griffiths, whose selection had already been announced. A further group of athletes have been nominated for selection via a top 32 Road to Oregon qualification position and have been informed.

David Eaton . . . Still The Only Man To Win A Gymnastics Medal For Wales At A Commonwealth Games

David Eaton set himself the goal of competing for Wales at the Commonwealth Games when he was 13 years old. It was the summer of 1994 and he was sat in front of the television at his grandparents’ house in North Wales. It was a goal the gymnast would go on to achieve – and a lot more besides.

Tomas Francis Is Fit And Raring To Go Says Stephen Jones . . . As Wales Stars Settle In To Their New Surroundings

Sophie Ingle Admits She Is More Than A Little Bit Envious Of Her Chelsea Teammates . . . As Wales Prepare For World Cup Crunch Time

Just Listen . . . Dragons Chairman David Buttress Insists Rebrand Is About Reflecting How Fans Feel

Dragons chairman David Buttress – the man who launched Just Eat in the UK – reckons he has just listened. Buttress insists he took soundings from Dragons supporters as part of an exhaustive 10-month process surrounding the identity of the Gwent regional side. A new club crest, name and slogan was officially unveiled for the first time at Rodney Parade with the club now being known as Dragons RFC.

Adele Nicholl And Bethan Davies Produce Golden Double . . . As Welsh Athletics Roars In UK Athletics Championship

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Newport County Raid JD Cymru Premier For Third Time As Bala's Will Evans Moves Up

Newport County have launched a third raid into the JD Cymru Premier League by signing Will Evans from Bala Town. The trend was begun by Michael Flynn when he brought defender Priestley Farquharson to the club from Connah’s Quay Nomads in January, 2021, and his successor, James Rowberry, introduced the... Read More

Padraig Amond Confirms Newport County Exit After 25-Second Phone Call . . . That's Much Less Than A Second Per Goal

Newport County’s FA Cup legend Padraig Amond could be on his way back to Ireland after confirming his time at Rodney Parade has come to an end. The striker – whose goals inspired County to memorable FA Cup giant-killing triumphs over Leicester City and Middlesbrough, plus glorious near misses against... Read More

Newport County Boss James Rowberry Admits They Cannot Suffer Sutton Death

James Rowberry has admitted his Newport County side must go to Sutton United on Easter Monday and get something to revive their flagging promotion bid. Having lost for a third time in a row at Rodney Parade, the County boss is hoping the club’s recent away record can continue to... Read More

James Rowberry . . . The Quiet Revolutionary Who Stands Close To Seizing The Power Of League One For Newport County

Newport County host Exeter City on Saturday in a key fixture at the top end of League Two. It’s a match that may go a long way to determining County’s fate as they chase promotion. But whether they go up, or miss out, Daniel Parker reckons the club is in... Read More

James Rowberry Backs Newport County To Finish Streets Ahead After Striker Rob Proves His Worth

James Rowberry has praised his Newport County side for their dedication after they strengthened their bid for promotion from League Two. County climbed up into the automatic promotion places and could even go as high as second this week if they carry their current form into Tuesday and Friday night’s... Read More

Newport County Boss James Rowberry Targets Play-Off Place With Wobbling Forest Green Rovers In His Sights

By Rob Carbon James Rowberry is going to resist the temptation to call his predecessor Michael Flynn and ask him how he managed to beat League Two leaders Forest Green Rovers. But the current Newport County boss has certainly been reviewing that game two weeks ago when Flynn’s new club Walsall overcame... Read More
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