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McKenna, Ricketts Linked With The New Saints After Club Part Ways With Scott Ruscoe

What's The Difference Between Men And Women When They're Injured? About £5k . . . Ask Alisha Butchers

When Alisha Butchers went over on her ankle in training with Bristol Bears Women last Tuesday, there was no way she could have foreseen the trouble, stress, and financial worries ahead. The 23-year-old Wales international has been forced to raise funds online for the surgery required to fix her ankle after falling foul of a medical insurance loophole. Butchers - who reached her £4,995 GoFundMe target in just five hours on Friday - wants her fellow female players to ensure they do not end up in the same position and liable for thousands of pounds of medical bills due to circumstances outside of their control.

Kris Jones Smashes 10K Personal Best . . . But Is Three Seconds Short Of Birmingham Entry

Kris Jones finished an agonising three seconds outside the 2022 Commonwealth Games 10,000m qualifying standard in Newport on Saturday. Competing at the Elite Winter 10k event, Jones smashed his 10,000m personal best of 29.05.66 set in Highgate back in 2017. The Swansea Harrier finished second to Leeds AC athlete Emile Cairess, clocking a time of 28:33.17 - just outside the Birmingham qualifying standard of 28:30.00.

Colin Caton Rues Penalty Decision As Bala's Winless Record At Park Hall Continues

Heather Lewis Gets Sent To Sin Bin . . . But Still Clocks Personal Best In Newport Return

"Brutal" Ross Moriarty And "Sharp" Aaron Wainwright Ready For Wales Call, Says Dragons Chief

Dean Ryan has admitted he will have mixed feelings if Wales come calling again for his Dragons back row pair of Aaron Wainwright and Ross Moriarty. The dynamic duo were at the heart of the Dragons’ impressive 31-20 victory over the Ospreys in Bridgend that has dented the losers’ Heineken Champions Cup prospects and given Ryan’s men an outside sniff of qualification. It was the Dragons’ first win of 2021 and Wainwright – released for some game time by Wales coach Wayne Pivac – weighed in with a try to add to doubles from Jonah Holmes and Ashton Hewitt to give the visitors a bonus point victory.

Former Cardiff City And Swansea Defender Jazz Richards Signs For Haverfordwest County

Former Wales defender Jazz Richards has signed for Welsh Cymru Premier club Haverfordwest County. The former Swansea City and Cardiff City full-back became a free agent when he was released by the Bluebirds last summer. He looked close to signing for their Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday last month, but the Owls eventually opted not to pursue a deal.

Stay Classy, Neil: Swansea City's Steve Cooper Sends Message To Middlesbrough Boss Warnock

Steve Cooper has insisted he works for a “classy club” after refusing to get involved in a war of words with Neil Warnock. The clash between the pair happened both during and after Swansea City’s controversial 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough at the Liberty Stadium. Warnock could be heard referencing Cooper’s father Keith during one of several rants during the game in which Boro conceded a 97th minute penalty and also had a goal ruled out for a foul.

Beach Boy Priestley Farquharson . . . Newport's Nomad Planning To Plant His Parasol In League One

No-one kicks sand in the face of Newport County defender Priestley Farquharson. After, how many other players in League Two can boast 63 England caps? County’s new defender Farquharson can do just that, although his international tally hasn’t been built up playing at venues like Wembley, Stade de France or the Principality Stadium.

Dragons Centurion Ashton Hewitt Stands Between Ospreys And Gate To Europe

The Ospreys could take a giant step towards Heineken Champions Cup rugby next season if they can complete the double over regional rivals the Dragons at the Brewery Field tonight. The top three teams in the two Guinness PRO14 Conferences qualify automatically for the top tournament in Europe and Toby Booth’s much-improved side are currently on 31 points with three games to play – the Dragons at home and then Leinster and Glasgow Warriors away. If they can beat the Dragons with a bonus point to reach 36 points then they will be guaranteed third place. If not, they will need to pull some points out of the bag on their final two away trips.

Natalie Powell

Natalie Powell Believes In Best Shape Of Her Life After Finally Returning To Judo Mat

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Natalie Powell's European Medal Hopes Dashed As GB Judo Pull-Out Of Europeans Amid COVID-19 Crisis

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Natalie Powell Looking To Czech Mate Her Rivals In Bid For Fourth European Medal

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Natalie Powell's World Has Shrunk . . . But Not Her Drive And Ambition

Natalie Powell had hoped to be going for gold at the Olympic Games this summer. Instead, Wales' leading judoka has turned her living room into a makeshift combat area and is trying to stay fit and healthy, as she tells Graham Thomas. Natalie Powell has re-set her goals and adapted her... Read More

Natalie Back On Top Step Of Podium In Boost To Tokyo Olympic Hopes

Natalie Powell has give en her hopes of competing at this summer's Olympic Games a huge boost after triumphing at the Tel Aviv Grand Prix. The 29-year-old's victory was her first Grand Prix gold medal and her first since 2017 when she was became the first Welsh judoka to be... Read More

Powell Bags Silver In Brazil To Add To Britain's Medal Joy

Natalie Powell added to Britain’s medal haul at the Brasilia Grand Slam in Brazil by bagging silver. The Beulah judoka claimed some... Read More
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