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Cardiff Boss Steve Morrison Hopes His Old Mate Won't Dent His City Progress

A Remarkable Summer for Welsh Duo Matt Richards and Medi Harris . . . As They Continue Their Magnificent Form

Medal Winner Jeremiah Azu Looks To Conquer The World . . . And Pledges No Repeat Of "Nonsense" Rankings System

Jeremiah Azu has vowed to show his blazing talent on the world stage next year and avenge the “nonsense” of the ranking system that denied him earlier this summer. The 21-year-old Welsh star produced a brilliant run to claim a bronze medal in the 100m final at the European Athletics Championships in Munich on Tuesday night. Azu clocked a new personal best of 10.13, finishing behind Italy's Olympic Champion Marcel Jacobs and Great Britain team-mate Zharnel Hughes, who was the reigning European champion.

Forget The "Punched Balls" . . . Swansea City Boss Russell Martin Insists He Should Take The Rap

Russell Martin has told Swansea City fans he takes responsibility for the collapse of their two-goal lead against Millwall that cost them two precious Championship points. The Swans head coach insists the collective lack of authority that resulted in two own goals in injury time – and a 2-2 home draw – is down to him. Martin was angered by one of his benched players – understood to be Jamie Paterson – punching the ball back towards the visitors and enabling them to take a quick throw-in, from which they scored their equaliser.

Devils Reassemble For Pre-Season Training Camp

Back Or Sack All Blacks Coach, Demands David Moffett As New Zeland Ponder Change Ahead Of Wales Clash

Former Welsh Rugby Union chief executive David Moffett has urged the All Blacks to either sack or back coach Ian Foster. Foster appeared to be on the verge of being dismissed after New Zealand suffered a run of five Test defeats in six matches. But the All Blacks – who play Wales in Cardiff on November 5 – rallied to earn a superb 35-23 victory in South Africa last weekend and since then his bosses have refused to comment on his immediate future.

Matt Richards Adds To Medi Harris' Silver . . . In What Has Been A Successful European Aquatics Championship For The Welsh Swimmers

Osian Pryce Sweeps All But Keith Cronin Aside As British Rally Championship Challenge Hots Up

Osian Pryce maintains his strong challenge for the 2022 British Rally Championship title after finishing runner-up in the Voyonic Grampian Forest Rally. It was the second time in as many years that the Machynlleth-born driver had finished second on the Aberdeenshire forestry event, as he and co-driver Noel O’Sullivan enjoyed another fast and trouble-free run in their Demon Tweeks-backed Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. As the highest placed returnee, Pryce started this year’s Grampian Forest Rally first on the road – which turned out to be a disadvantage as he swept the loose gravel off the surface in the fast and flowing Durris, Fetteresso and Drumtochty forests.

Jake Heyward Is Into The 1500m Final . . . As The Cardiff Athlete Battles On In Munich

Gemma Collis Leads The Way As Welsh Fencing Thrives At Commonwealth Championships

Welsh Fencing is celebrating a highly successful Senior Commonwealth Championships in which Wales won four medals, including gold for Gemma Collis. The London event – which saw teams from all over the Commonwealth compete in a sport that used to be part of the Games itself – yielded a gold, two silvers and a bronze for Wales. Leading the way was para fencer Collis, who took gold in the wheelchair women’s foil, category A competition.

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Harri Deaves Leaves No Doubt . . . The Ospreys Youngster Wants To Stand Out From The Crowd

By Graham Thomas Harri Deaves wears a lurid yellow scrum-cap, but that’s not the only reason the Ospreys flanker is catching the eye. The 20-year-old looks like a Belisha beacon on the field in order that his grandmother, May, can spot him more easily. But even if he toned down his headgear, the... Read More

New Lions Captain Conor Murray Admits The Loss Of Alun Wyn Jones Is Massive Blow

Conor Murray has admitted the loss of Alun Wyn Jones will be huge for the Lions after the Ireland scrum-half replaced the Wales skipper as tour captain. Murray was the surprise choice to replace Jones as British and Irish Lions captain for the trip to South Africa. The Lions suffered... Read More

Wales' Justin Tipuric Insists There's More To Come . . . And Against England They'll Need It

Wales flanker Justin Tipuric insists his Triple Crown chasers are level-headed ahead of their showdown against England on Saturday. “We know we haven’t been playing at the top of our game and we know we have got a lot to improve on.” says the Ospreys captain. “We are not a... Read More

Justin Tupric Enjoys "Dominant" Ospreys' Display Over Cardiff Blues As Old Order Is Restored

Ospreys captain Justin Tipuric has revealed his pride in his team for their “dominant” display in comfortably beating rivals Cardiff Blues. Tipuric’s side won 17-3 at the Cardiff City Stadium on New Year’s Day, while the Scarlets were also clear winners – 20-3 – at home to the Dragons in... Read More

It Was Always Rugby . . . And Always Wales, Insists Jimbo Botham As Georgia Test Awaits

It was always going to be rugby for James Botham, despite growing up in the shadow of Lord Botham – and it was always going to be for Wales, not England. “Jimbo” as he is known to grandfather Ian and dad Liam, was born in Cardiff when Liam was playing... Read More

Justin Time . . . Skipper Tipuric Says The Newbies Can Help Turn The Tide For Wales

Captain Justin Tipuric believes that there are plenty of opportunities up for grabs when Wales’ new boys aim to end a six-match losing streak against Georgia on Saturday. James Botham, Kieran Hardy and Johnny Williams all make their debuts and are part of the 13 changes Wayne Pivac has made... Read More
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