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.
Mark Wallace Admits Glamorgan Were Not Good Enough . . . As The Defending Champions Slump Out Of The One Day Cup
By Harry Corish Mark Wallace admitted defending champions Glamorgan have underperformed as their defence of the Royal London One Day Cup ended in the group stages at Neath. The Welsh County struggled to mount any sort of challenge up against second placed Lancashire, as they fell to a nine-wicket loss at the... Read More
By Alex Bywater Glamorgan’s Joe Cooke has revealed the magnitude of his match-winning performance against Essex is still ‘sinking in’ as he guided his side to a first one-day cup final in eight years. Cooke was the star of the show for the Welsh side on a belting Sophia Gardens wicket as... Read More
By James Skeldon Glamorgan coach David Harrison was full of praise for the way in which his side put themselves on the verge of qualifying for the knock-out stages of the Royal London Cup with a comprehensive eight wicket win over the Notts Outlaws at Sophia Gardens. “The boys were fantastic. We’ve... Read More