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Elinor Snowsill Has Defied The Odds To Reach Her Fourth World Cup . . . And Believes Wales Have Never Been More Prepared

Wales Manager Gemma Grainger Backs The Use Of VAR . . . As Wales Begin Their World Cup Play-Off Journey

Russell Martin Hails 'Warrior' Ben Cabango . . . After His Injury Time Winner Sends Swansea Into The Play-Off Spots

Jason Strange Insists The Indigo Premiership Is A "Minor Miracle" . . . As The Steelmen Host Llandovery In A Huge Clash At The Top Of The Table

Professor Willie Stewart Urges Rugby Authorities Into Immediate Action . . . As New Study Shows That Rugby Players Could Be At More Risk Of Brain Conditions

Commonwealth Games Organisers Announce The Full Sport Program For The 2026 Victoria Games . . . Featuring 22 Sports And 26 Disciplines

A Mark Harris 'Screamer' Sets Up A Crucial Cardiff City Win . . . And Sends A Timely Reminder To Rob Page Ahead Of The World Cup

The Hottest Ticket In Town . . . Student Rugby Is Booming And It's Sold Out Signs For Cardiff Met v Cardiff Uni

Cardiff Met have been forced to put up the ‘Sold Out’ signs a day ahead of their BUCS Super Rugby ‘Cardiff Clash’ with their noisy-neighbours Cardiff University on Wednesday, 5 October. More than 4,000 tickets were sold in the space of 10 days for the derby game at the Arms Park, putting the fixture on a par with attendances at the Dragons and Ospreys so far this season. Last season, the two Welsh capital universities clashed three times, with a mere five points splitting the two teams across the three fixtures.

Cardiff City's Rubin Colwill Facing Fight To Convince Wales He's World Cup Ready

Rubin Colwill is facing a fight to prove his readiness to go to the World Cup with Wales next month. The Cardiff City striker is set to miss two more Bluebirds games this week after a freak training accident ruled him out of last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Burnley. Interim boss Mark Hudson confirmed the Qatar hopeful won’t feature in Tuesday night’s home game against Blackburn Rovers and unless he gets back on the grass this week won’t feature at Wigan this weekend.

Alys Thomas Forced To Retire As Wrist Injury Wrecks Her Paris Olympics Dream

Alys Thomas has been forced to retire from competitive swimming. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has called time on a glittering career on the advice of medical professionals due to an ongoing wrist injury. She first sustained the injury before the 2010 Games in Delhi, but her ambition to make a second Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 has gone.

Jamie Jones

Snookered . . . Wales Now Relies On Golden Oldies As New Boys Fail To Step Up To The Table

Snooker’s second biggest tournament, the Betway UK Championship, starts today (Tuesday) in York, where the Welsh challenge is likely to be carried by very familiar faces. Simon Kendal-Williams examines why the new Welsh baize brigade have failed to march up the rankings. It was 20 years ago this week that... Read More

Mark Williams Carrying Welsh Flag Alone At The Crucible

Mark Williams is the last Welshman standing at the Crucible as the Betfred World Snooker Championship enters its second week. Williams holds a 5-3 lead over Gloucester’s Robert Milkins in their second-round clash, but Jamie Jones is out after a comprehensive defeat to Kyren Wilson. The 30-year-old entered the final... Read More

Comeback King Jamie Jones Feels Better Than Ever After Flooring Shaun Murphy

Jamie Jones proved lightning does strike twice as he shocked Shaun Murphy in the first round of the Betfred World Snooker Championship in Sheffield. Jones’ first Crucible appearance six years ago – when he reached the quarter-finals – also began with victory over the 2005 champion. But this time the... Read More

Matthew Stevens Out . . . But Jamie Jones Battles Back At The Crucible

Matthew Stevens crashed out of the Betfred World Snooker Championship as Kyren Wilson displayed the form which has catapulted him into the world’s top ten. It was always going to be a huge ask for the Welshman, Wilson having stamped his authority on their first-round clash by opening up a... Read More

Mark Williams Queuing Up For Hat-Trick At The Crucible

Mark Williams begins his quest for a hat-trick of world snooker titles this weekend, alongside three fellow Welshmen also aiming for Crucible glory at the World Championship. A resurgent Williams, champion in 2000 and 2003, was the only Welshman to qualify for the Sheffield showpiece by right, having risen to seventh in the world rankings.  The... Read More