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

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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.

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Mike Phillips Rides Into Town As Ffos Las Celebrate Their Big Birthday

Mike Phillips admits his time as a racehorse owner was “disastrous” but that will not prevent the former Wales and Lions rugby hero from helping Ffos Las Racecourse celebrate their 15th birthday this weekend. Phillips will deliver the wisdom and wit derived from a 12-year, 94-cap career with Wales -... Read More

Toby Booth Looks to Defy The Odds Again As Ospreys Face Munster Mountain

Toby Booth looks the kind of bloke who is not easily intimidated, and he will need all that defiance, and more, at Thomond Park in Limerick on Friday night. The Ospreys coach has also shown he knows how to defy the odds, which is why it is his team who... Read More

Ospreys Face Final Judgement . . . But Verdicts Will Matter Elsewhere As They Bid For Play-Offs

It’s Judgement Day for the Ospreys in more ways than one on Saturday and the equation is simple, yet also complicated. Their own objective is clear. To have any chance of making the URC play-offs, they have to secure a bonus point victory against Cardiff at the Cardiff City Stadium... Read More

Dewi Lake Backed To Prove He Can Again Be Wales’ Number One No.2 On Judgement Day

Former Lions and Wales hooker Richard Hibbard insists the Wales No.2 shirt will be up for grabs when some of the front row contenders battle it out on Judgement Day this weekend. An ankle injury for the Dragons’ Elliot Dee has ruled him out of a direct head-to-head against the... Read More

Ospreys’ Morgan Morris Impresses Most Watchers . . . Except Warren Gatland

When two greats of the Welsh game like Shane Williams and Justin Tipuric describe a player as “superb” and “amazing”, that’s praise indeed. Those were their plaudits for the Ospreys No 8 Morgan Morris after he produced yet another Man of the Match performance in his team’s 26-13 victory over... Read More

Scarlets Bid For Uplift After Season Of Struggle And Farewells

This time 20 years ago, the Scarlets were busy winning what was then the Celtic League and everything in their garden looked, well . . . scarlet. But 2024 appears very different to 2004 and the current side are reaching the end of their season 14th out of 16 teams... Read More
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