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.
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 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.
Josh Adams wants Cardiff to set a minimum target of the United Rugby Championship play-offs after helping them get away to a flier. Adams was part of the side that beat Munster 20-13 at the weekend in their league opener to give coach Dai Young plenty of encouragement for the... Read More
They say respect must be earned, not just given It seems the concept has been lost on the South African media, despite Wales claiming a hard-fought 13-12 historic victory in Bloemfontein last Saturday. That win has set up a much-anticipated series decider in Cape Town this weekend. Who would have... Read More
Wayne Pivac insists if Josh Adams can make the same impact as George North after his move to centre, then Wales will be well served against Ireland on Saturday. Adams will make his first Test match appearance in the centre in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener after 35 Wales starts... Read More
By Gareth James Louis Rees-Zammit comes of age on Wednesday and will be looking to celebrate his 21st birthday in style at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. The Wales wonder-wing warmed-up for his side’s opening game in the defence of their Six Nations title by scoring a sensational try for his club,... Read More
By Paul Jones Dwayne Peel has admitted there has to be some soul-searching among his Scarlets players after their latest European hammering. The region were thrashed 45-10 by Bordeaux-Begles at the Stade Chaban-Delmas in the third round of the Heineken Champions Cup. It rounded off a bleak weekend for the four Welsh teams... Read More
Josh Adams has forged himself a reputation as one of the best wings in world rugby, but he is prepared to add more strings to his bow. The Cardiff star has scored 17 tries in 34 Test matches for Wales and is one of the first names on Wayne Pivac’s... Read More