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Neil Harris Says 'Lovable' Neil Warnock Was Tough Act To Follow As Cardiff City Look For First Home Win

Neil Harris says his predecessor as Cardiff City manager was a tough act to follow as Neil Warnock makes his return on Saturday. The Bluebirds will be looking for their first home win of the season when they face Middlesbrough who won impressively at Bristol City in midweek.

Three Welsh Players In GB Squads As Hockey Makes Return

Jacob Draper, Rupert Shipperley and Sarah Jones have been named in the Great Britain squads for next week's return of the FIH Hockey Pro League. Draper and Shipperley make the men's squad for the games against The Netherlands (27 and 29 October) and Belgium (31 October and 1 November).

Gethin Jenkins . . . The "Rugby Anorak" Aiming To Pull The Hood Over Shaun Edwards

Gethin Jenkins . . . The “Rugby Anorak” Aiming To Pull The Hood Over Shaun Edwards
Gethin Jenkins is a “rugby anorak” whose obsession can help Wales counter the influence of Shaun Edwards when they meet France in Paris on Saturday. That’s the upbeat prediction of Gruff Rees, the man who has overseen the coaching development of of Jenkins at Cardiff Blues. Jenkins has replaced Sam Warburton in the Wales management set-up, specialising in defence and the breakdown area, having been drafted in by head coach Wayne Pivac.

First Forest Rally Of 2021 Is Postponed As Cambrian Shifts To October

The Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally, which was to have hosted the opening rounds of a number of major championships on 20 February, has been postponed until 30 October. With no sign of the arbitrary 30 person maximum gathering rule taking into account the vast open spaces rallying takes place in, the somewhat inevitable news about the Cambrian Rally will raise a very serious question.

Nick Tompkins To Achieve His Schoolboy Dream . . . Playing For Wales With Jonathan Davies

Nick Tompkins To Achieve His Schoolboy Dream . . . Playing For Wales With Jonathan Davies
A schoolboy dream will come true for Nick Tompkins in Paris on Saturday night when he plays alongside Jonathan Davies in a Wales shirt for the first time. The two players will form the midfield combination against France – a link-up Tompkins could only imagine when he was growing up as a rugby-mad youngster. Tompkins made his first four Test appearances in the Six Nations at the start of the year when Davies was out injured while he recovered from knee surgery.

How Steve Jones Met Jake Smith.....With A Little Help From Dai Sport

Dai Sport has helped former Welsh half marathon record holder Steve Jones send his congratulations to Jake Smith – the man who broke his 34-year-old national best We contacted Jones at his home in the USA for his views on Smith’s spectacular performance at the World Half Marathon Championships last week.

Snowdonia Marathon Becomes Relay Run . . . And Goes Virtual This Weekend

Though the streets of Llanberis may be quieter this Saturday than on a usual Snowdonia Marathon weekend, S4C will be holding its own tribute to the event by challenging a host of elite runners to a race along the iconic route. Earlier this year, organisers announced that the 38th edition of the legendary marathon was to be postponed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, as part of a special S4C programme, a selection of north Wales’ top runners, including a host of previous winners, will race in two separate relay teams, with a member of each team running a leg of the marathon simultaneously.

Gareth Bale Admits He Is Still Weeks Away From His Best . . . And Fittest

Gareth Bale Admits He Is Still Weeks Away From His Best . . . And Fittest
Gareth Bale has admitted he is still short of his best form after making his first start for Tottenham since rejoining the club.The Wales captain played just over an hour of his club’s 3-0 over LASK in the Europa League on Thursday night, before confessing he still has work to do on his fitness. There were occasional touches of class, such as the cross that led to the Austrians conceding an own goal, before Bale revealed he feels he is still at the pre-season stage of his own fitness.

Sam Parry Will Make Huge Impact For Wales... Says Former Ospreys Coach

Sam Parry Will Make Huge Impact For Wales… Says Former Ospreys Coach

Wales Keep On Track For First Major Finals By Thrashing Faroe Islands

Wales moved closer to qualifying for their first major finals with a thumping victory over Faroe islands at Newport's Rodney Parade. Natasha Harding struck twice, Helen Ward extended her Wales goal scoring record and Lily Woodham bagged her first for her country.

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Star Centre Set For Cardiff Blues Return Just In Time For Wales Announcement

Wales coaches Stephen Jones, Byron Hayward and Jonathan Humphreys were on hand to see the Cardiff Blues go through one of their final training sessions before heading to Italy for their Guinness PRO14 opener against Zebre. For Jones, in particular, the sight of Willis Halaholo looking fully fit will have been... Read More

Wales Given Dan Biggar Boost . . . But Flag Up French Cheating Worries

Dan Biggar and Josh Adams are both expected to make the Wales team to face France, who will have taken note of Wyn Jones’ claims the visitors will try to cheat their way to victory on Saturday. Outside-half Biggar suffered concussion during the 24-14 defeat to Ireland in Dublin –... Read More

Alun Wyn Jones Tipped To Still Be There At Next World Cup . . . At 38

Alun Wyn Jones can defy logic and figure in the next World Cup, according to his new Wales forwards coach. But Jonathan Humphreys – one of the right-hand men to new Wales chief Wayne Pivac - insists Jones will also come under pressure from the next generation of Wales stars.... Read More

Jonathan Humphreys Bids For Pro14 Triumph Before Wales Return

Jonathan Humphreys admits he will leave Scotland to return to Wales with a tear in his eye – but wants a trophy to soothe the pain. The former Wales captain is due to link up with Wayne Pivac this summer as they shadow Warren Gatland and his current coaches, before... Read More

Wayne Pivac Wants Alun Wyn To Not Go Gently Into World Cup Goodnight

Wayne Pivac will bid to persuade Alun Wyn Jones to carry on with Wales after next year’s World Cup. Pivac – who joins the Welsh Rugby Union in July along with Stephen Jones and Jonathan Humphreys – plans talks with Jones about staying on when the Scarlets coach takes over... Read More

Wayne Pivac Set To Finally Bring Stephen Jones On Board For Wales Post-World Cup Adventure

Stephen Jones is expected to be confirmed as Wayne Pivac’s right-hand man with Wales on Wednesday as the rest of the post-World Cup regime takes shape. Jones, who is currently assistant to head coach Pivac at the Scarlets, has been the subject of five months’ of negotiation between the region... Read More
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