Archie Hughes Pens New Deal With Scarlets
Wales U20s scrum-half Archie Hughes has signed a new contract with the Scarlets. Having started his rugby journey with Tenby RFC juniors, Hughes burst onto the senior stage with two tries on his debut in a pre-season game against Nottingham at Parc y Scarlets two years ago.
Ian Woosnam Ready For Return To Wales At Seniors Open
Ian Woosnam will return to his Welsh roots when he tees it up in The Senior Open Presented by Rolex at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club from July 27-30. The 1991 Masters Champion and 29-time DP World Tour winner was born in Oswestry and began his career at Llanymynech Golf Club.
Bradley Davies Joins Ospreys All Over Again . . . This Time As Coach
What do you get when you add Bradley Davies to James Hook, Paul James and Andrew Bishop? A ‘Dream Team’ of coaches to help bring through the next generation of Ospreys stars. After 66 Welsh caps and more than 210 professional games for Cardiff Blues, Wasps and Ospreys, the 36-year-old Davies is all set to become the latest international ex-pro to be attached to the backroom staff at his old region after hanging up his boots.
Simon Raiwalui Sets His Sights On The World Cup And Wales
Former Newport RFC star Simon Raiwalui has named a strong 45-man Fiji training squad as they continue their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in France – including a key clash against Wales.
Sean Bowen Seeks Six Appeal . . . More Chances At Ffos Las To Prove He Is Leading Jockey
Sean Bowen has half a dozen more opportunities to put some distance between himself and Brian Hughes at the top of the Jump Jockeys Championship at Ffos Las on Thursday. The Welsh jockey currently leads the way, having ridden 20 winners so far this season, which runs from the start of May to the end of next April.
River Flows Straight Into Cardiff As Devils Sign Rymsha
Cardiff Devils coach Pete Russell believes new signing River Rymsha can help the team flow next season. The Devils have bolstered their roster for the upcoming 2023-24 Elite League season with the addition of defenseman Rymsha.
Sam Northeast Admits Glamorgan Were Outplayed By Super Surrey
Sam Northeast admitted Glamorgan deserved to have their T20 momentum halted after they were outplayed by Surrey at Sophia Gardens. A record-breaking batting performance from Laurie Evans and his Surrey teammates set up a 65-run victory in their Vitality Blast match in Cardiff.
Kyle Naughton Extends Contract with Swansea City, Marking Nine Years Of Dedicated Service
Swansea City defender Kyle Naughton has agreed to a fresh one-year contract that will prolong his tenure with the club until the conclusion of June 2024. The 34-year-old's existing agreement was set to conclude later this month, but he has reached an understanding that guarantees his presence in the Swansea squad for an additional year.
Scarlets Trio Cross The Border For England
Former Scarlets trio Harri Williams, Griff Evans and Iestyn Rees have all joined English Championship outfit Ampthill. Scrum-half Williams is set to play for Wales U20 at next month’s World Junior Championships in South Africa, while lock Evans and back row man Rees will join him in adding further Welsh flavour to Paul Turner’s Ampthill mob next season.
Tom Lockyer Reflects On Overcoming Heart Scare . . . And Looks Ahead To Luton In The Premier League
Tom Lockyer has reflected on his day of “mixed emotions” after being given the all clear following his heart scare during Luton’s Sky Bet Championship play-off final win over Coventry last month. The 28-year-old defender fell to the floor early in the game and was subsequently taken to the Cleveland Clinic in London where he underwent an operation.
Lauren And Lemarl . . . Two Winners In The Groove At The Welsh Athletics Championships
Lauren Evans and Lemarl Freckleton were two of the stand-out performers on the first day of the Welsh Athletics Championships in Cardiff on Saturday. With members of the Welsh Commonwealth Games athletics team announced on Wednesday being introduced to the crowd, Evans celebrated her own selection for Birmingham in fine... Read More
Welsh Athletics' New Domestic Record . . . An Indoor Championship Put Together In Less Than Two Weeks
Athletics was the ultimate winner on Sunday as the two-day Welsh Athletics Indoor Championships came to a close in Cardiff. After a two-year gap between the winter national championships due to Covid, athletes, fans and organisers were all glad to be back at the National Indoor Athletics Centre - especially... Read More
Exclusive: How A Former Irish High Jumper Has Inspired Cardiff's Women To Soar To New Heights
Just five minutes on the telephone with Sharon Heveran and you understand how she has led Cardiff AC's women’s team from the depths of the domestic league structure to its pinnacle in just four years. Ten minutes on the phone and you understand why she is confident the team will... Read More
Shannon Malone Sprints To Victory On Day Of Dead-Heats, Disqualifications And Drama At Welsh Indoor Champs
A drama filled day at the Welsh Athletics Championships saw disqualifications, a dead-heat and desperately narrow wins. The much anticipated women's 60m final lived up to Its pre-race billing as Shannon Malone beat Wales Commonwealth Games sprinters Hannah Brier, of Swansea Harriers and Birchfield Harrier Mica Moore to claim the... Read More
Rebecca Chapman Leaps Past 40-Year Welsh Record As Patrick Swan And Adele Nicoll Claim Double Gold
Commonwealth Games long jumper Rebecca Chapman retained her Welsh title with a new championship record on Saturday. The Cardiff AAC athlete produced one of the individual performances of the day to break Ruth Howell's 40-year-old Welsh Athletics Championships record by one centimetre. Chapman leapt out to 6.34m to clinch gold... Read More
Bethan Rees Wins National Title . . . Jumps In A Car . . . Drives 120 Miles . . . Wins Another . . . Easy.
Welsh javelin thrower Bethan Rees completed a remarkable double on Friday as she won two national titles at events held 120 miles apart. At noon, Rees started competing in the javelin at the English Schools’ Championship at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. After clinching the title with a throw of 47... Read More