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.
Natasha Harding is set to win her 100th cap for Wales on Tuesday afternoon to write the latest chapter in an astonishing 14-year story. The Wales striker will reach three figures if she makes an appearance against Kazakhstan, in what is a crucial game for Wales in their World Cup... Read More
Natasha Harding Is Hoping Records Will Be Broken In Llanelli . . . As Wales Look To Secure A World Cup Play-Off Spot In New Kit
By David Williams Natasha Harding is hoping for a record women’s football crowd in Wales that can help upset France in their World Cup qualifier. Over 4,000 tickets have already been sold for Friday’s game at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli, with confidence growing that Wales can reach their first major women’s... Read More
Wales Captain Sophie Ingle Says “It’s A Fresh Start For Everyone” As She Talks About The Uplift In The Dressing Room After Victory Over Kazakhstan
By Lucy Rees Gemma Grainger’s Wales team take on Estonia tomorrow night after winning 6-0 against Kazakhstan on Friday, at Parc Y Scarlets. Speaking to the media yesterday, Wales skipper, Sophie Ingle said: “Scoring 6 goals and keeping a clean sheet at International level is really good. “Training was really good today, a... Read More
Gemma Grainger has promised there is far more to come after Wales began their Women’s World Cup campaign with a thumping 6-0 victory over Kazakhstan The Wales manager – who celebrated her first victory in charge at the fourth attempt after succeeding Jayne Ludlow – is determined her team build... Read More
Wales fought out a 2-2 draw against Belarus in their opening Uefa Under-17 Championship group fixture at Centro de Treino, Luso in Portugal. Manchester United’s Iestyn Hughes was sent off just after the hour when he fouled Rusian Lisakovich and conceded a penalty. Aleksei Shalashnikov converted the spot-kick to make the score... Read More