Gareth Bale will boost the bid from the UK and Ireland to host Euro 2028 by joining the Welsh delegation in Geneva next month. Bale, the Wales men’s team’s most capped player and record goalscorer, retired from football in January after an illustrious career that saw him win five Champions League titles and three FIFA Club World Cups at Real Madrid.
Erol Bulut has confessed he threw any chance of progress in the Carabao Cup out of the window as he wanted to keep Cardiff City’s focus on the Championship road instead. Bulut’s Bluebirds were hammered 5-2 at Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday after the Turkish boss decided to change his entire line-up.
Jac Morgan has gone from part-time rugby player to full-time prospect as potential Lions captain in the course of four years. After his superb leadership of the Wales team so far at the Rugby World Cup in France, Morgan is the name on everyone’s lips.
Rosie Eccles believes the heartbreak of missing out on a place at the Tokyo Olympics will stand her in good stead when she finally realises a long-held boxing ambition in Paris next year. The 27-year-old from Cardiff was denied a second shot at reaching the delayed 2020 Games when Covid forced the cancellation of the second qualifier in London, and three personal bouts with the illness left her fearing the “curse” could strike again.
They play every week and bid to outdo each other as much with their names as on the scoreboard. Base Invaders v Son Of A Pitch. Drum and Bases v Saved By The Balls. Bats Hit Crazy v The Merry Go Rounders.
Gemma Grainger has insisted Wales can still stay in the top tier of the Nations League despite suffering her biggest defeat as manager in front of her own fans. The Wales boss was left looking for crumbs of comfort after her team were demolished, 5-1, by a slick Denmark side at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Tributes have been paid from across Welsh rugby to Glanmor Griffiths, the founding father of the Principality Stadium, who has died at the age of 83. During his time as treasurer, chair and president of the Welsh Rugby Union he became a towering and sometimes controversial figure who became known throughout Wales simply as ‘Glanmor’.
Matthew Maynard insists it will be the business of winning and not emotion driving him through his final match as Glamorgan coach which starts on Tuesday. The Glamorgan stalwart – as superb batsman, trophy-winning captain and in recent years in coaching – will end his time as head coach at Sophia Gardens when the county play their final match of the County Championship season at home to Derbyshire.
Gemma Grainger insists she will send her Wales team out against Denmark on Tuesday night, convinced they can score the goals for success in the Women’s Nations League. Wales lost 1-0 in their opening fixture of the tournament away in Iceland last week, a failure in front of goal that has become a recurring theme against higher-ranked opposition.
Gareth Anscombe admits there is an element of relief after Wales avoided a fight to the finish in their quest for a Rugby World Cup quarter-final place. Wales’ record-breaking 40-6 victory over Australia meant they got the job done early in Pool C.
Can Elfyn Evans clinch victory in Argentina this weekend, two years after missing out on winning there by one of the smallest margins ever recorded in the history of FIA World Rally Championship? The 30-year old Dolgellau ace clipped a bridge on the final stage in 2017, and that loss... Read More
Elfyn Evans' boss reckons the Welsh rally ace now knows he can fight for victory on all surfaces despite his Rally Corsica agony. The Dolgellau-born speedster was romping to his second career victory in the World Rally Championship until a final stage puncture relegated him and new co-driver Scott Martin... Read More
Elfyn Evans suffered World Rally Championship heartache as he missed out on victory at the Tour de Corse with a puncture on the final stage. The Dolgellau-born river was powering to his second career win when he suffered the tyre issue on the final speed test that dropped him to... Read More
Elfyn Evans has secured a podium finish on this weekend’s Rally Mexico, bringing his Ford Fiesta WRC home in third place. The result marks the eighth FIA World Rally Championship podium of Evans’ career, and his first alongside new co-driver Scott Martin. Rally Mexico is considered one of the toughest... Read More
Elfyn Evans is locked in an intense battle near the front of Rally Mexico, with the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team driver holding second place with a 2.2 second advantage over Ott Tänak (Toyota) after Saturday’s action. Evans, co-driven by Scott Martin, has shown speed and consistency throughout the event... Read More
A cool, calm and clean approach has put Elfyn Evans in a very strong second position on Rally Mexico, after Friday’s hot and gruelling gravel stages. The M-Sport Ford World Rally Team driver is just 14.8 seconds behind leader Sébastien Ogier (Citroen C3 WRC) after the event’s first nine stages,... Read More