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Wales’ Mission In Ireland Looks Somewhere Between Improbable And Impossible

Ireland v Wales
It has already been dubbed “Mission Impossible” but Wales captain Dafydd Jenkins insists he would not bother getting on the plane if he thought he could not be a winner in Ireland this weekend. The statistics alone make intimidating reading for Wales as they journey to Dublin for the third round of the Six Nations on Saturday.

Cardiff City Keeper Ethan Horvath Sings Praises Of Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Ethan Horvath Cardiff City
Ethan Horvath has hailed the influence of Ole Gunnar Solskjær on his career after joining the Manchester United legend's former club Cardiff City. Solskjær handed Horvath his senior football debut at Molde in 2015 - with the American going on to become the Norwegian club's first choice shot-stopper.

Joe Allen’s Swansea City Future Uncertain, Admits Boss Luke Williams

Joe Allen Swansea City
Joe Allen’s future at Swansea City looks uncertain after head coach Luke Williams admitted he didn’t know if the former Wales star would be offered a new contract. Allen has only made one start this season in the Championship – last week’s 2-1 home defeat at Ipswich Town – as injuries have disrupted his campaign.

We're Not Afraid Of The Green Machine . . . Nick Tompkins Gives Wales Rallying Call

Nick Tompkins insists Wales are not afraid of double Grand Slam-seeking Ireland. In fact, the Saracens centre is convinced Wales can go to the Aviva Stadium and “take a scalp” to get their Six Nations campaign back on track. After two agonising defeats to Scotland, by a point, and England, by two points at Twickenham, Tompkins believes the youngsters around him can step up to the plate and cause an upset.

We Need To Physically Dominate Ireland Or We’ve No Chance, Says Gareth Thomas

Ireland v Wales
Wales will relish the challenge of facing an Ireland side they haven’t beaten in Dublin in the Six Nations since 2012, according to Gareth Thomas. The Wales prop is preparing to go head-to head with Tadhg Furlong in a critical front row battle at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday against hosts who have won their last 10 Championship matches.

Dafydd Jenkins Insists Wales Upset Against Ireland Is Possible

Ireland v Wales
Wales skipper Dafydd Jenkins has already notched one win over an Irish side with Exeter Chiefs against Munster in the Champions Cup this season. Now he is eyeing up an even bigger upset than toppling the URC champions with his young Welsh side in Dublin in this weekend’s third round of the Six Nations.

We’re Not Fighting Relegation, Insists Cardiff City Boss Erol Bulut

Erol Bulut Cardiff City
Erol Bulut refuses to accept that Cardiff City are in a relegation fight - despite their alarming slide down the Championship table. Having been firmly in the play-off mix earlier on in the season, Cardiff are now closer to the relegation zone than the top six.

Wales Coach Warren Gatland Tells Regions To Invest In Facilities And Forget About Players

Principality Stadium Cardiff
Warren Gatland fears Welsh rugby is going to duck the essential changes he insists are needed to close the gulf between Wales and Ireland. The Wales coach says he is “not 100 per cent convinced” that regional rugby will undergo the proper reset he feels it requires. Gatland admitted “it has probably felt sometimes like you are in a sinking ship and you are trying to plug the holes a little bit”.

Cardiff Dragons Ready To Roar Against Thunder

Cardiff Dragons Saracens Mavericks
Jill McIntosh is confident Cardiff Dragons can build on their hugely encouraging Netball Super League opener when they host Manchester Thunder at the House of Sport on Friday night. Dragons fought back bravely to earn a thrilling 48-48 draw with Saracens Mavericks as all 10 teams got the season underway at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham.

Wales Book Euro Warm-Up . . . And Hope It Will Be

Kieffer Moore Wales Slovakia
Wales will travel to play Slovakia on June 9 for what they hope will be a warm-up friendly ahead of Euro 2024. The venue has yet to be confirmed, but the Football Association of Wales says the match will take place in either Bratislava or Trnava five days before Euro 2024 gets underway.

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Australian Jill McIntosh Becomes Celtic Dragons’ Fifth Coach In Five Years

The struggling Celtic Dragons have turned to Jill McIntosh, a former coach and captain of the Australian national netball team, to try and provide a lift. The Dragons, who are currently bottom of the Netball Super League, have appointed McIntosh as their new head coach in succession to the recently... Read More

Ioan Cunningham Insists New Contracts Deal Can Improve Wales' Showing At Next World Cup

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has doubled the number of the players who have earned full-time contracts with the Wales Women’s senior team in 2023. The WRU had 12 players named on full-time contracts in 2022 and a further 17 on six-month deals for the Rugby World Cup in New... Read More

Goalkeeper 'Latty' Shines For Celtic Dragons In Heartbreak Opening Netball Superleague Match

Celtic Dragons suffered a heartbreak defeat against Surrey Storm in their first match of the Vitality Netball Superleague season at Arena Birmingham. Cardiff-based Dragons led through the first three quarters, but found themselves in the eye of a Storm during the final 15 minutes. Almost 9,000 spectators watched Surrey hit back from... Read More

Happy News For Chelsea Opens Way For Shooter Brittany's Celtic Dragons Netball Adventure

Celtic Dragons have made a late change to the Vitality Netball Superleague squad with the season starting next month. Shooter Chelsea Lewis and her partner, Adam, are expecting their first child in May of this year and is ruled out for the 2020 season. Her position in the squad has been filled... Read More

Harten Heartbreak For Celtic Dragons As Lightning Strike To Win British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Title

England international Jo Harten broke Celtic Dragons’ hearts with a magnificent personal display in the British Fast5 All-Stars. Harten scored all 35 points for Loughborough Lightning during a devastating 35-33 defeat in the semi-finals at London’s Copper Box Arena. The top eight teams from Vitality Netball Superleague 2018-19 qualified for the Fast5... Read More

Fijian Interceptor Dee Among Seven Big Signings For Netball Superleague Club Celtic Dragons

Fijian interceptor Dee Bolakoro is one of seven signings revealed by Vitality Netball Superleague club Celtic Dragons. British Army soldier Bolakoro, who prides herself on interceptions and spent the summer competing at the Vitality Netball World Cup, has signed for Dragons along with Chelsea Lewis, Abby Tyrrell, Leila Thomas, Amy Clinton,... Read More
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