Four Welsh Athletes To Take On The World For GB - Josh Griffiths, Melissa Courtney-Bryant, Jeremiah Azu And Joe Brier

Four Welsh athletes have been named as part of an initial Great Britain team of 64 heading for next month’s World Athletics Championships in Oregon. Melissa Courtney-Bryant, Jeremiah Azu and Joe Brier have joined marathon runner Josh Griffiths, whose selection had already been announced. A further group of athletes have been nominated for selection via a top 32 Road to Oregon qualification position and have been informed.

David Eaton . . . Still The Only Man To Win A Gymnastics Medal For Wales At A Commonwealth Games

David Eaton set himself the goal of competing for Wales at the Commonwealth Games when he was 13 years old. It was the summer of 1994 and he was sat in front of the television at his grandparents’ house in North Wales. It was a goal the gymnast would go on to achieve – and a lot more besides.

Tomas Francis Is Fit And Raring To Go Says Stephen Jones . . . As Wales Stars Settle In To Their New Surroundings

Sophie Ingle Admits She Is More Than A Little Bit Envious Of Her Chelsea Teammates . . . As Wales Prepare For World Cup Crunch Time

Just Listen . . . Dragons Chairman David Buttress Insists Rebrand Is About Reflecting How Fans Feel

Dragons chairman David Buttress – the man who launched Just Eat in the UK – reckons he has just listened. Buttress insists he took soundings from Dragons supporters as part of an exhaustive 10-month process surrounding the identity of the Gwent regional side. A new club crest, name and slogan was officially unveiled for the first time at Rodney Parade with the club now being known as Dragons RFC.

Adele Nicholl And Bethan Davies Produce Golden Double . . . As Welsh Athletics Roars In UK Athletics Championship

"Fesh-Faced" Elfyn Evans So Close, But Loses Out To Fresh-Faced Kalle Rovanpera On Safari Rally

Elfyn Evans kicked up clouds the fine dust – or “fesh-fesh” as it’s called in Kenya – to finish second on the Safari Rally and help his Toyota team score a crushing 1-2-3-4 finish on the toughest round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Evans had set fastest time on both passes of the Soysambu stage that opened Saturday’s loop to keep himself within 16 seconds of team-mate Kalle Rovanperä, but lost time – and ultimately the chance of victory – on the day’s final two wet and muddy stages because of an issue cleaning the windscreen.

Wayne Pivac On Pride And The Prejudice Of Being Written Off Before Wales Face South Africa

Wales coach Wayne Pivac admits his men are on a mission to restore lost pride when they face the daunting challenge of South Africa this week. The tourists will meet the world champions with faces still red after Wales’ 22-21 defeat to Italy in their last match of the Six Nations. “I hope we are going to be a lot better than our last game,” pledged Pivac.

A New Dawn For The Dragons? Dai Flanagan Hopes To Bring About Much Needed Change

See You Soon, LA . . . Gareth Bale Set For July 9 MLS Debut After Cheeky Cardiff City Video

Gareth Bale has told Los Angeles FC he will see them soon in a message posted as it was announced the Wales captain is joining the Major League Soccer club. After weeks of speculation – that included the always seemingly unlikely idea that he might move from Real Madrid to play in the Championship for Cardiff City – Bale has opted to play in the United States as he prepares to lead Wales into the World Cup in Qatar later this year. The five-time Champions League winner is soon to be a free agent and is looking for a new club ahead of playing for Wales at the World Cup , which starts in November.


Sam Northeast Praised For Pointing Glamorgan In The Right Direction . . . As They Move To Second Place In The Table

Sam Northeast has been praised for his influence on the Glamorgan squad after helping to steer the team to a six-wicket victory against Leicestershire on the final day of their LV= Insurance County Championship match in Cardiff. Matthew Maynard, Glamorgan head coach, lavished praise on the former Kent and Hampshire... Read More

Hugh Morris Predicts Glamorgan Revival Could Take Years . . . And Then Some

Hugh Morris has suggested it could take over a decade for Glamorgan to turn their fortunes around after another woeful season. The Welsh county actually finished their Championship campaign with a victory over Leicestershire on Wednesday, but their chief executive and director of cricket admits it was scant consolation following... Read More

Colin Ingram Guides Glamorgan To T20 Finals Day And Says Resolve Was Key

Colin Ingram revealed Glamorgan had been driven by a fierce determination to make amends for last season as they reached the Nat West T20 Blast Finals Day. Ingram struck an unbeaten 70 from 43 balls and Craig Meschede took three wickets for 17 as Glamorgan booked their place on Wednesday... Read More

Sleepless In The Swalec As David Miller Jets In To Give Glamorgan Blast Off

David Miller has jetted in to the Glamorgan squad for Wednesday night’s NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final clash with Leicestershire Foxes at The Swalec Stadium. The South African batsman arrived on an overnight flight from Johannesburg on Wednesday morning, just hours after playing match in his homeland. The big-hitting left-hander arrives... Read More

Duck Soup No Longer On The Menu For Hungry Glamorgan

Glamorgan are up and running. Not much more than a gentle jog, but they do have their first draw of the season and, with a change of format, Dai Sport columnist Richard Thomas reckons the county could soon be hitting their stride. Better news this week for Glamorgan, then, and... Read More

Robert Croft Wants Stronger Characters But Sees Bright Glamorgan Future

Robert Croft has questioned his Glamorgan... Read More
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