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Scarlets Chief Outlines Way Forward For WRU . . . Pay The Regions Their Due And Stick To The Core Business - Rugby

Scarlets chairman Simon Muderack insists the Welsh regions have been short-changed over their supply of players to Wales’ title-winning Six Nations campaign. The region’s chief has called for a re-think into the financial distributions within Welsh rugby and believes only a re-allocation of resources can enable the game to recover from the effects of the pandemic. Muderack argues the Scarlets have not been compensated properly for their provision of 13 players to Wayne Pivac’s Wales squad this season.

Warren Abrahams Joins The Long Line Of Wales Coaches Always Looking Towards Tomorrow

Warren Abrahams insists Wales Women will learn the lessons from their thumping 45-0 defeat to Ireland and become a better side in the long run. South African Abrahams has quickly joined the long line of beaten Welsh coaches who talk about absorbing lessons, learning, progress, better days ahead, jam tomorrow, etc. That is after just two matches – both one-sided, heavy defeats in which Wales’ most encouraging moments came when they did no more than simply stem the flow of tries being conceded.

Title Race Heats Up As Limbrick Enjoys Winning Start

Mick McCarthy Admits Cardiff City Were Not The Best . . . Just On The Best Run

Lauren Williams Happy With Silver Lining At Sofia Euros As She Turns Her Focus To Tokyo

Lauren Williams saw her reign as European Taekwondo champion ended after a hard-fought battle in the final in Sofia. The Gwent fighter lost out 13-10 to Croatia's Mate Jelic 13-10 in the -67kg category.

Jamal Lowe Has Been 'Class' As He Ends Tough Week With Goal Double Says Swansea City's Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper paid tribute to 'classy' Jamal Lowe as the forward ended a difficult week with a double strike in Swansea City's 3-0 victory at Millwall. Lowe's two goals after Andre Ayew netted the opener ended a four game losing streak by Cooper's men who got their promotion bid right back on track.

Gemma Grainger Era Starts With Defeat But New Wales Boss Sees Bright Days Ahead

The Gemma Grainger era with Wales may have started with a defeat, but the new manager believes she has seen enough to leave her feeling positive about the future.  Grainger's side were beaten 3-0 by Canada -  a team flourishing with confidence at Cardiff's Leckwith Stadium on Friday evening - in the former Middlesborugh coach’s first game since taking over from Jayne Ludlow. Deanne Rose gave the visitors the lead in the first half, before Evelyn Viens doubled Canada's advantage with Jessie Fleming adding the third.

Sofia So Good As Taekwondo Queen Jade Jones Powers To European Championship Hat-Trick

Jade Jones gave her Olympic bid the perfect boost when she was crowned European Taekwondo champion for the third time in Sofia. The Flint fighter's hat-trick of titles sets her up perfectly for her bid to become the first person in Taekwondo to win three successive Olympic Games golds this summer.

Damian Cole Aims For More Rally Titles In New Škoda Fabia R5

Damian Cole is aiming to break the outright record of rally wins on Epynt, and win the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship for a seventh time this year, in a new Škoda Fabia R5.

Craig Fisher Appointed Inaugural Welsh National PDRL Head Coach

Craig Fisher has been appointed as the inaugural head coach of the Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) side. The 40-year old has previously been involved in the coaching set-ups with both North Wales Origin and Wales Dragonhearts.

Lions

Alun Wyn Jones Backed To Lead Lions This Summer Despite Grand Slam Slip

Alun Wyn Jones has proven he should captain the British and Irish Lions captain this summer, according to former Wales star James Hook. Jones captained Wales to impressive wins over Ireland, Scotland, England and Italy during this year's Six Nations, but they were denied a first Grand Slam under Wayne... Read More

Welcome To The Death Zone . . . Where Wales' Lions Places Will Asphyxiate Unless They Can Do A "Reverse Robshaw"

There will be more than just a Six Nations title and Grand Slam at stake when Wales face France in Paris on Saturday night. For the Welsh players, there are reputations to be made, or broken, as Lions selections this summer, says Harri Morgan. “At the death zone, continue straight... Read More

Time For Liam Williams To Show The Fire - But Not The Fury - For Wales And Ignite His Lions Claim

Liam Williams is set to return to the Wales team against Scotland this weekend after having seen out his three-match ban following a red card playing for the Scarlets against Cardiff Blues. James Dodd believes the Lions star is exactly what Wales need in order to get their backline moving... Read More

Lions Lust Might Just Fan Wales' Six Nations Passions . . . And Keep Wayne Pivac In A Job

A Six Nations tournament in the year of a Lions tour always adds extra spice, but for Wayne Pivac it might just be food that keeps him alive, according to Harri Morgan. With Lions places dangled on a string in front of them, he expects a few Wales players to... Read More

"Holiday Parkes" Loving Life In Japan . . . But Keeps His Phone On For Lions Call

Wales have played six games since Hadleigh Parkes decided to pack his bags and head to the Panasonic Wild Knights in the Japanese Top League and in that time Wayne Pivac has tried four different players to fill the gap. Nick Tompkins, Owen Watkin, Johnny Williams and George North have... Read More

Lions Tour Needs To Happen This Year, Somewhere . . . Not Next, Says Alun Wyn Jones

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones believes that this year's planned British and Irish Lions tour should go ahead "if it can". The Lions are due to visit South Africa in July and August, highlighted by a three-Test series against the world champions. However, the coronavirus pandemic has created considerable uncertainty... Read More
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