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Ffos Las Follows Birthday Bash With Burry Port RNLI 200 Year Celebration

FFos Las general
Hot on the heels of Ffos Las’s 15th birthday celebration on Sunday, the Welsh track hosts a midweek six-race evening card to keep the action rolling in. Racing gets underway in the Burry Port RNLI 200 Year Celebration Racenight at 6.20pm with the 1m2f handicap in class six before rounding off at 8.50 as seven runners take on the class five handicap.

Emma Finucane Bids To Add Olympic Gold To World Champion Status

Emma Finucane Great Britain
She conquered the world in 2023 and now Carmarthen cyclist Emma Finucane has her sights set on winning Olympic gold in Paris this summer. The 21-year-old became the fastest woman in world cycling when she beat Germany's Lea Friedrich to win sprint gold at the Cycling World Championships in Glasgow last year, becoming only the third British rider to win the title.

Made At Met . . . Ellis Bevan Follows Fine Line Of Wales Scrum-Halves

Ellis Bevan Wales
Ellis Bevan has become the latest Welsh scrum-half to have been produced by Cardiff Met, following in the footsteps of some of the very best No 9s in the business. Where Clive Rowlands, Gareth Edwards, Clive Shell, Brynmor Williams and Gareth Cooper went before him, three of them going on to become British & Irish Lions, Cardiff scrum-half Bevan took his first tentative steps on the international stage in Wales’ defeat to South Africa at Twickenham.

Regan Grace Makes Wales Squad For Australia Tour As Warren Gatland Rolls The Dice

Former rugby league star Regan Grace has been named in Wales’ 34-strong squad to tour Australia. Grace, who has only played two senior games of union for his club Bath, recently linked up with Wales’ training group after Ospreys wing Keelan Giles suffered a groin injury and was ruled out of the three-match trip. Grace, who scored 89 tries for St Helens during a league career that saw him feature in three Grand Final-winning teams, is under contract with Bath until the end of next season.

World Champ Emma Finucane Heads Awesome Foursome Handed Dream Olympic Debuts

Emma Finucane
Josh Tarling, Stevie Williams and Emma Finucane have booked their tickets for the Paris Olympics.

Geraint Thomas Ready To Ride His 13th Tour de France

Geraint Thomas is relishing the chance to 'mix it up' when he embarks on his 13th Tour de France on Saturday.

Glamorgan Need Championship Boost For T20 Repair Job, Says Andy Gorvin

Andy Gorvin Glamorgan
Bowler Andy Gorvin is hoping Glamorgan’s switch to Vitality County Championship action can inject some energy into the country’s limping campaign. Gorvin took three wickets but his side were thwarted by a well-constructed half-century from Emilio Gay which was the mainstay of Northamptonshire's batting efforts in the first day of their match in Cardiff.

Regan Grace In Line For Wales Tour Down Under

Warren Gatland Wales
Wales’ under pressure coach Warren Gatland could offer a tour spot to Australia to former rugby league star Regan Grace, despite the wing having played only two senior games of union. Grace was called into Wales’ training following Keelan Giles’ injury, and the Bath player immediately impressed, with Wales assistant coach Jonathan Humphreys describing him as an “X-factor” player.

Arthur Okonkwo Reckons He’s Come “Home” To Wrexham

Arthur Okonkwo Wrexham
Wrexham have signed goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo on a three-year deal following his release from Arsenal. Okonkwo joins the League One side on a permanent contact on 1 July when his deal with the Premiership outfit has expired.

Tom Brindle Hails His History Makers As Wales Women Qualify For World Cup With A Dutch Demolition

Coach Tom Brindle hailed his players as Wales women created history by qualifying for their first Rugby League World Cup 2026.

Lancashire

Mark Wallace Admits Glamorgan Were Not Good Enough . . . As The Defending Champions Slump Out Of The One Day Cup

By Harry Corish Mark Wallace admitted defending champions Glamorgan have underperformed as their defence of the Royal London One Day Cup ended in the group stages at Neath. The Welsh County struggled to mount any sort of challenge up against second placed Lancashire, as they fell to a nine-wicket loss at the... Read More

Dewi Griffiths Runs Into Eye-Catching Form Ahead of London Marathon

Dewi Griffiths smashed his 5k personal best in a lightning-fast elite men's race at the Podium 5K event on Saturday evening. Cambridge and Coleridge athlete Marc Scott finished first in a new British record time of 13:20 at the event in Barrowford, Lancashire, a mark which was just outside the... Read More

'Chorley' Dragons Can Earn National League Safety

Wrexham FC are down in the Vanarama National League dumps, but they are far from out. The Dragons have a major recovery plan for 2020. Their 2-0 defeat at Maidenhead United was a body blow which kept them in the relegation zone, but most of their fellow strugglers also lost. Maidenhead were... Read More

Former Bluebird Tony's Team Shoot Down Cardiff Youth

Under-18: Burnley 2, Cardiff City 1 Cardiff City’s youth team went up against former Bluebirds player Tony Philliskirk’s Burnley team in Lancashire - and were on the losing end of a hard fought match. Sunderland-born Philliskirk, who made 61 appearances for Cardiff between 1995 and 1998 and even turned to refereeing for... Read More

Four Games, Four Defeats, No Goals In 2019, But Wrexham Still In Position To Fire Up Promotion Bid

Wrexham have suffered four successive defeats and badly need to start gaining momentum in 2019. They crashed out go the Buildbase FA Trophy, losing 1-0 against Vanarama National League promotion rivals Leyton Orient at the Racecourse. The visitors from London had a player sent off, but held on to secure a place... Read More

Warnock's Bluebirds Will Fight To The Premier Finish

Neil Warnock was brutally honest in his post-match assessment after Cardiff City’s devastating 2-1 home defeat against Burnley. The Bluebirds deserved to win, they should have won, and their performance was full of character, courage and spirit. “Heart doesn't get you any points,” said Warnock. “I’m gutted. Two sloppy goals and we... Read More
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