Cardiff Met have been forced to put up the ‘Sold Out’ signs a day ahead of their BUCS Super Rugby ‘Cardiff Clash’ with their noisy-neighbours Cardiff University on Wednesday, 5 October. More than 4,000 tickets were sold in the space of 10 days for the derby game at the Arms Park, putting the fixture on a par with attendances at the Dragons and Ospreys so far this season. Last season, the two Welsh capital universities clashed three times, with a mere five points splitting the two teams across the three fixtures.
Rubin Colwill is facing a fight to prove his readiness to go to the World Cup with Wales next month. The Cardiff City striker is set to miss two more Bluebirds games this week after a freak training accident ruled him out of last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Burnley. Interim boss Mark Hudson confirmed the Qatar hopeful won’t feature in Tuesday night’s home game against Blackburn Rovers and unless he gets back on the grass this week won’t feature at Wigan this weekend.
Alys Thomas has been forced to retire from competitive swimming. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has called time on a glittering career on the advice of medical professionals due to an ongoing wrist injury. She first sustained the injury before the 2010 Games in Delhi, but her ambition to make a second Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 has gone.
Callum Taylor admitted it felt a little “surreal” to enter the record books after making a century on his first class debut for Glamorgan. The 22-year-old from Newport struck a magnificent 106 off 94 balls away to Northamptonshire on day one of the Welsh county’s latest game in the Bob... Read More
As the two white-haired gentlemen intently studied the match programme many of those present wouldn't have given them a second glance. But for those of a certain age, the scene was a trip down memory lane. Two of the greatest captains in Welsh rugby history - Brian Price and John... Read More
Every Welsh sports fan knows that Lynn Davies won an Olympic gold medal in 1964. But fewer realise that his best long jump – 8.23m – is still a Welsh record that has now stood for an astonishing half a century. Clive Williams looks at the man and the measurements.... Read More
Shaun Marsh scored a century on his Championship debut for Glamorgan on the second day of their Division Two clash against Gloucestershire at Bristol. He joins fellow Australians Matthew Elliott and Mark Cosgrove in achieving that feat. Ten Glamorgan players have now scored a century on first-class debut, seven of... Read More