Welsh international Angharad James is heading to America and the National Women’s Soccer League after signing for North Carolina Courage. The 26-year-old, who has previously stated her desire to play her club football in the States, will join up with the 2018 and 2019 champions in time for the new season in May. Her deal will initially run for one year, with an option of a second year tagged on and she will contine to be free to play for Wales.
Wales Golf has postponed the 2021 Ladies Open Strokeplay at Newport until later in the summer when it is hoped the event will be able to go ahead without restrictions. Newport Golf Club has continued to support this Championship and it will now be played Friday 24th – Sunday 26th September at the same venue.
Welsh coal mining once used to produce prop forwards for Wales, but these days few jobs sit beside being a professional rugby player. Except, it seems, if you’re a farmer from west Wales as Wyn Jones is proving is this Six Nations and as he tells Graham Thomas. Wyn Jones has revealed a return to shearing sheep during lockdown got him in the mood to strong-arm opponents in this season’s Six Nations. The Wales prop has been one of the big success stories of the tournament so far – collecting the man-of-the-match award in taking the clippers to Ireland and then giving the Scots a haircut with another forceful display in the win at Murrayfield.
Wales flanker Justin Tipuric insists his Triple Crown chasers are level-headed ahead of their showdown against England on Saturday. “We know we haven’t been playing at the top of our game and we know we have got a lot to improve on.” says the Ospreys captain. “We are not a perfect team, but we are still winning games which shows we’re doing something right.
A “throwback” defender who looks good for the future. Gareth Bale, Daniel James, Kieffer Moore – it’s a been a good week or so for players potentially crucial to Wales’ chances at this summer’s Euro finals. But last night at the Liberty Stadium, one of the less talked about candidates for a place in the re-arranged tournament continued to prosper.
Mick McCarthy is relishing the pressure now being on Cardiff City as a sixth win on the trot in a 2-1 victory at Bournemouth saw they leapfrog their rivals into a play-offs spot. Skipper Sean Morrison and Kieffer Moore, with a penalty, gave City a two goal lead at half-time.
Steve Cooper praised Swansea City’s powers of recovery after they muscled their way to a vital win thanks to the broad shoulders of Ben Cabango. The young Wales central defender used his strength, determination and imposing physique to get above Coventry’s defenders to head home and earn a 1-0 win over Coventry City at the Liberty Stadium. It was enough for the Swans to claim a victory that keeps them in fourth place in the Championship, but just a point behind both Brentford and Watford – who also both won – with two games in hand.
Lauren Price has been named GB Boxing's Best Female Boxer for the third year in a row. The 26-year-old picked up the top gong in a belated ceremony at GB Boxing’s gym at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield under strict social distancing protocols.
Siwan Lillicrap has been confirmed as captain for Wales Women's rescheduled Six Nations campaign in April by head coach Warren Abrahams. The forward took over the armband in November 2019 from hooker Carys Phillips.
Glamorgan director of cricket Mark Wallace believes his players have been given extra motivation ahead of next season by the prospect of winning a County Championship title. Even though the Welsh county have been firmly rooted in Division Two for the past 15 years, a revamp in the tournament structure next... Read More
Graham Wagg still believes he has a future in county level cricket, despite failing to agree a new deal at Glamorgan. Wagg, 37, is the county’s longest-serving player but he has become the latest to leave after rejecting terms offered on a fresh contract. After 10 years at Sophia Gardens, the all-rounder... Read More
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Glamorgan director of cricket Mark Wallace has paid tribute to Craig Meschede after the county’s all-rounder was forced to retire through injury. The South African-born all-rounder – who played international cricket for Germany - has announced he is to stop playing because of a bicep and upper arm problem. The... Read More