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Wales PDRL Coach Craig Fisher Says His Squad Ready For World Cup Bow

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League head coach Craig Fisher says his squad is ready to make its mark at the upcoming PDRL World Cup. Fisher has named a 15-player squad for the tournament which takes place in Warrington from Sunday 23 October.

I'll Do It Dai Way . . . New Dragons Head Man Dai Flanagan Vows To Bring Enjoyment Back For Players

Dai Flanagan insists Dragons players need to enjoy the company of their coaches as he looked forward to the rest of the season in charge at the region, following the sidelining of Dean Ryan. Although the Dragons have yet to confirm the departure of director of rugby Ryan, it is expected to be announced this week after the agreement of a financial settlement. It means head coach Flanagan will step up to be the man in charge and he has vowed to create a healthy environment, building on the feelgood factor of Sunday’s 23-17 victory over Munster.

Dupont Left Frustrated After Flames Scorch Devils' Challenge Cup Campaign

Welsh Rowing Ace Ben Pritchard Eyeing Paris 2024 Glory After Bagging First Worlds Medal

Ben Pritchard plans on using his bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships as a springboard to the Paris Olympics in 2014. The Welsh rowing ace's first world medal in the PR1 Men's single sculls added to the bronze he won at the Europeans in Munich in July.

Rob Page Says Nations League Drop For Wales Is The Price Paid For World Cup Focus

Robert Page insists relegation from the top tier of the Nations League on Sunday is softened by the prospect of looking forward to Wales’ first World Cup since 1958 in two months’ time. A 1-0 defeat to Poland in Cardiff on Sunday night condemned Page’s men to finishing bottom of a group also containing Belgium and the Netherlands. Wales’ four Nations League games in June were split either side of a vital World Cup qualifying play-off against Ukraine, which forced Page to rest a number of key players for their 2-1 defeat in Poland to start the group.

Pryce Finally Right For Emotional Osian As He Roars To British Rally Crown

Osian Pryce finally fulfilled his dream as he was crowned Motorsport UK British Rally Champion after storming to victory at the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire.

Wayne Hennessey's Two-Step Plan for Wales: Beat Poland . . . Win The World Cup

Wayne Hennessey says Wales are heading to Qatar to win the World Cup – but firstly they want to get the Nations League job done against Poland. Wales will end a 64-year wait to play at the World Cup in November, making their first finals appearance since 1958 when they were beaten by Brazil in the last eight. They will play in the same group as England, Iran and the United States, with bookmakers having them around 150-1 outsiders to win the trophy.

Dupont Urges Consistency As Devils Snap Out Of Slump

An Absent Coach, Three Defeats And 18 Tries Conceded (So Far) Adds Up To Another Grim Weekend For The Welsh Regions

Toby Booth has told the Ospreys it’s time to wise up after what’s shaping up to be a disappointing weekend for the four Welsh regions. Only the Dragons – who host Munster on Sunday afternoon – can prvent a clean sweep of defeats for the Welsh sides in the United Rugby Championship. With Cardiff having conceded eight tries in a 52-24 thrashing in Glasgow, the Scarlets also shipped over a half century of points at home to Ulster, and leaked seven tries, in going down 55-39.

Gareth Bale Ready To Make Sure Wales Don't Follow England Off The Nations League Top Table

Gareth Bale is determined to ensure Wales don’t follow England out of the Nations League trap door. Wales must beat Poland at home on Sunday evening to remain in League A of the biennial competition. Bale has not played 90 minutes since a World Cup qualifier against Estonia last September, but the Wales captain has declared himself fit for the must-win contest at the Cardiff City Stadium.

League Two

James Rowberry Praises His Players Resolve After A Difficult Week For The Club

By David Williams James Rowberry praised his players’ gutsy response to a difficult build-up after they won 2-1 at Exeter City in the EFL Trophy on Tuesday night. The Newport manager was impressed with the professionalism of his squad, some of whom had personal belongings stolen on Monday evening after a break-in... Read More

No Man-Buns For Cardiff City . . . But It Could Be Fan Fun At Swansea With The Return Of The Ethical Chicken Farmer

By Daniel Parker The 2021-22 season was far from a vintage year for any of Wales’ three Football League Clubs. Swansea City fans had an historic derby double over rivals Cardiff to celebrate but little else; with Russell Martin’s side playing attractive football but ultimately unable to eke out any kind... Read More

Rob Edwards . . . The Forgotten Man Of Welsh Football Now Making Rivals Envious At Forest Green

There’s a Welshman at the top of the League Two table who looks well placed to win a title and promotion. Rob Edwards pulled up few trees as an international player, though his managerial career is echoing the quiet success he achieved as a club player, as Daniel Parker reports.... Read More

James Rowberry . . . The Quiet Revolutionary Who Stands Close To Seizing The Power Of League One For Newport County

Newport County host Exeter City on Saturday in a key fixture at the top end of League Two. It’s a match that may go a long way to determining County’s fate as they chase promotion. But whether they go up, or miss out, Daniel Parker reckons the club is in... Read More

Newport County Hoping For Easy Street Route Towards Promotion After Crystal Palace Signing

Newport County manager James Rowberry believes landing Crystal Palace striker Rob Street could prove a one-way ticket towards promotion. County – who are currently third in League Two after their midweek win at Leyton Orient – have signed Street on loan from Palace until the end of the season. The... Read More

Newport County Boss James Rowberry Insists He "Won't Get Carried Away" After Making A Dream Start To His Managerial Career

By Paul Jones New Newport County manager James Rowberry admitted his start to life as a manager has gone better than he could have dreamed of after a 5-0 home win over Stevenage maintained his 100 per cent record in the job.  After a 3-1 victory at Bristol Rovers in his first game in... Read More
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