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Rhys Ruddock Plans Coaching Journey . . . . Following In Footsteps Of His Father, Mike

Rhys Ruddock Leinster
Rhys Ruddock has paid tribute to his family, including father Mike, after announcing this season would be his last. Ruddock will end a hugely successful 15-year stretch this month when he plays his final match for Leinster – bringing down the curtain on one of the most decorated careers of any player raised in Wales.

Former Wales Star Andy King Backs Maresca Magic To Pep Up Chelsea

Andy King Wales
Wales’ Leicester City title winner Andy King believes Chelsea have been attracted to making Enzo Maresca their new head coach because of the Pep Guardiola factor. Chelsea are reportedly in advanced talks to appoint Leicester boss Maresca, the 44-year-old Italian who until last summer was Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City.

Three Wise Men Looking For A Star On Judgement Day

Warren Gatland Wales
There will be three very interested spectators at Cardiff City Stadium at Judgement Day on Saturday all hoping for different things out of the regional double-header. The traditional derbyfest ends the season for the four Welsh teams in the United Rugby Championship – unless the Ospreys can squeeze into the play-offs.

One In Five Footballers Are Using Snus

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Around one in five male and female professional players who took part in a new survey are currently using snus, nicotine pouches or both. Snus is a tobacco product in a sachet, similar to a small tea bag, which is placed under the lip and releases nicotine into the bloodstream.

Jeremiah Azu Looking To Conquer Rome After Making History Books

Jeremiah Azu
Jeremiah Azu will be gunning for glory at the European Champions in Rome in June.

Gareth Davies . . . The Striking Bright Light In A Dark Season For The Scarlets

Gareth Davies
The “phenomenal” Gareth Davies has been likened to a top striker in football having just reached a major career landmark. Wales scrum-half Davies took his tally of league tries up to 50 with a double in the Scarlets’ victory over Zebre Parma in the last round of BKT URC matches.

Llantwit Fardre Turn On The Power To Take Cup Glory

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At the end of what has been an up and down season, Llantwit Fardre saved their best for last to secure Worthington’s Mid District Division Two Cup glory. A first half five-try blitz set Fardre up for a 47-27 victory over their Two East Central counterparts Cilfynydd at Sardis Road.

Cambrian Welfare Clinch Double After Beating Nelson

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Cambrian Welfare rounded off a triumphant campaign as they came from behind to beat Nelson, 43-27 at Sardis Road and secure the Worthington’s Mid District Division One Cup. It bagged a second piece of silverware of the season for the Welfare, who had already been crowned champions of Division One East Central to earn promotion to next season’s new look Championship.

Sam Northeast Claims Tame Draw Was Inevitable For Glamorgan

Sam Northeast Glamorgan
Glamorgan captain Sam Northeast admitted he had settled for a draw long before the match against Leicestershire left both teams frustrated. The Welsh county have been left back in sixth place in Division Two of the Vitality County Championship with only one win from seven games.

Eight Players Set For Wales PDRL Debuts

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) head coach Rob Davies has named his squad for both the exhibition game against Team Colostomy UK and the full international against a PDRL All Stars side this June.

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Swansea City On The Brink Of Russell Martin Exit . . . And Arrival Of Michael Duff

Swansea City are on the verge of appointing Michael Duff, the former Northern Ireland international defender, as their new manager. The Swans have been in search of a replacement for Russell Martin for the past month, as he is poised to join Southampton. To secure Duff's services, Swansea reportedly need to activate... Read More

Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan Makes Bold Transfer Prediction About New Boss Erol Bulut

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has claimed new manager Erol Bulut will enable the club to attract “higher profile players” in the future. The Bluebirds announced on Saturday they have appointed former Fenerbahce boss Bulut as their successor to Sabri Lamouchi, who kept them in the Championship last season but... Read More

No Talks Yet And The Ball Is In Your Court . . . Sabri Lamouchi Waits For Cardiff City Move

Sabri Lamouchi has insisted the ball is in Cardiff City’s court over whether or not he remains at the club next season. Lamouchi’s final home game in charge ended with Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Huddersfield, but with the Bluebirds already having secured their Championship status before the match because of... Read More

New Boss Phil Parkinson Insists He Can Live The Hollywood Dream With Wrexham

Phil Parkinson has revealed he’s been sold a Hollywood dream for Wrexham and is itching to bring it to reality as their new manager. The 53-year-old has been appointed as Wrexham boss by the club’s joint owners, actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds. Former Bolton and Bradford boss Parkinson replaces... Read More

Manager Brian Flynn Says: 'This Is Wrexham Football Club And Whatever They Ask me To Do, I Will Do'

Brian Flynn, Wrexham’s caretaker manager, expects to be in charge when the Dragons travel to play Woking on Saturday.  But he warned club directors ‘it's important things are resolved pretty quickly’. Flynn has been in charge for two Vanarama National League fixtures, a 1-0 win against Ebbsfleet and Wrexham’s 3-1 defeat at... Read More

Swansea City Decide To Give Steve Cooper His First Manager's Job

Swansea City plan to name Steve Cooper as their new manager within the next 48 hours. The 39-year-old England U17 World Cup-winning and former Liverpool academy chief has beaten others on the club’s shortlist that included their own academy manager, Cameron Toshack. Cooper is still currently employed by the FA... Read More
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