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Risky Business Sees Geraint Grab Second Place On Giro d'Italia

Geraint Thomas saw his risky approach pay off as he regained second place at the Giro d'Italia following the individual time trial.

Joe Cordina Ready For Riyadh Title Defence And Confident He Will Deal With Anthony Cacace

Joe Cordina boxing
Joe Cordina is in confident mood as he prepares to make a second defence of his IBF super-featherweight crown in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night against Belfast’s IBO world champion, Anthony Cacace. Cordina - already Wales’ most successful boxer since the days of Joe Calzaghe - knows he will have the eyes of the world upon him as the warm-up act in Riyadh for Tyson Fury’s monumental undisputed heavyweight title clash against Oleksandr Usyk.

Dewi Lake Keen To Dive Straight Back In For Ospreys And Wales

Dewi Lake Ospreys
Dewi Lake is aiming to play his part in helping put some joy back into Welsh rugby. It’s been a difficult season for the game in Wales with the Test team suffering a Six Nations whitewash and three of the regions lying in the bottom four of the BKT URC table.

Wembley Calling For Five Welsh Players As Season Comes To The Boil

David Brooks
Four Welsh players are heading to Wembley and there could be a fifth by around 10pm on Friday night. Leeds United’s quartet of Ethan Ampadu, Joe Rodon, Dan James and Connor Roberts are all into the Championship play-off final after their 4-0 demolition of Norwich City. “Towards the end of the season, there was a lot of talk about how we were playing; how we weren’t on the front foot, how we weren’t aggressive, how we weren’t clinical,” said Ampadu.

Laura Rudland Urges Cardiff Dragons To Rock The House For Final Time

Cardiff Dragons goal attack Laura Rudland has urged her team to provide a memorable farewell to fans at the House of Sport in Cardiff when they host Loughborough Lightning on Saturday. The match is the Dragons’ last at the venue this season, before they switch to the bigger Utilita Arena in the capital for their final two home games. The move is part of the club’s strategy to try and increase their fan base in tandem with changes in the Netball Superleague aimed at growing the sport more broadly.

Gladiator Hollie Smashes Rivals To Land Sixth Successive World Title

Hollie Arnold won a sensational sixth consecutive world title to give Great Britain a golden start at the World Para Athletics Championships Kobe24.

Sophie Ingle Bids to Give Emma Hayes Perfect Chelsea Send Off

Sophie Ingle Chelsea
Sophie Ingle can help provide Emma Hayes with the perfect send off to her spell at Chelsea with a seventh Women's Super League title this weekend. Wales captain Ingle’s team are back in control of the race heading into Hayes’ final game in charge.

Scarlets Bid For Uplift After Season Of Struggle And Farewells

Scarlets rugby
This time 20 years ago, the Scarlets were busy winning what was then the Celtic League and everything in their garden looked, well . . . scarlet. But 2024 appears very different to 2004 and the current side are reaching the end of their season 14th out of 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship.

Ethan Ampadu Insists Leeds United Can Roll All The Way To The Premier League

Ethan Ampadu Leeds United
Ethan Ampadu has insisted he has never lost faith that Leeds United would make it back to the Premier League this season. The Wales star played another key role in guiding Leeds to a powerful 4-0 victory over Norwich City on Thursday night at a pulsating Elland Road.

Welsh Teams Struggling In The Era Of The Ugly Scoreline

It looked like a misprint. But it was true. Gloucester did indeed lose 90-0 away to Northampton. That’s 14 unanswered tries against a club with a proud reputation as representing one of the hotbed areas of English rugby, where regulars in The Shed are renowned for their noisy allegiance.

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Toby Booth Plans Dortmund-Style Determination To Upturn The Form Book

Leinster Rugby v Ospreys, Saturday, 7.35pm. Ospreys coach Toby Booth is calling on his team to draw inspiration from Borussia... Read More

High Value, All Occasion De Beer . . . Cardiff Get Their Money’s Worth

Cardiff have certainly had their money’s worth out of Tinus De Beer since he arrived from South Africa last summer. The fly-half has started all 19 games for the Arms Park outfit in the BKT United Rugby Championship and Investec Champions Cup this season. Remarkably, he has been on the... Read More

Sam Parry Reaches Landmark But Demands Winners’ Party With Ospreys

Ospreys v Emirates Lions, Saturday, 3.05pm. Welsh rugby stalwart Sam Parry is aiming to celebrate a major landmark in his... Read More

Toby Booth Insists Ospreys’ Fate Will Be Top Eight

Toby Booth believes the Ospreys can do what no Welsh region has... Read More

George North In Line To Return To Wales Training This Weekend

Wales believe George North is progressing well from a shoulder injury picked up in Ospreys win over the Lions in Johannesburg in the EPCR Challenge Cup last weekend. Skills coach Neil Jenkins is confident the 118-times capped centre will be available for selection for next week’s Guinness Six Nations opener... Read More

Ospreys Break New Ground In South Africa . . . But George North Breaks Down

An injury to George North - and therefore a big scare for Wales - was the price paid by Toby Booth’s Ospreys after they won for the first time on South African soil against one of the ‘big four’ provinces. The Swansea region bagged a home game in the Round... Read More
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