Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
Trefelin BGC are on the charge in Nathaniel Cars Welsh League football with two trophies in their sights. The team based in Port Talbot are top of Division Three and play Penydarren BGC in the League Cup semi-finals. Damon Thomas scored twice for Trefelin in their 4-0 league win against Newport City... Read More
There are less than 500 tickets left for Cardiff City’s pre-season match against Taffs Well at Rhiw Darr on Friday (7pm). More than 2,500 have already been sold and the fixture is expected to be a sell-out. Bluebirds manager Neil Warnock has pledged that all of his senior players, probably with the... Read More
Former Bridgend Town and Goytre United forward Richard Ryan is plotting a Nathaniel Car Sales Welsh League Cup final shock. Manager Ryan’s Trefelin BGC take on cup holders Llanelli Town AFC in the final at Garden Village FC on Friday evening (7.30pm). The Reds of Llanelli are Welsh League champions and will... Read More
Llanelli Town had plenty of champagne available when they clinched the Nathaniel Cars Welsh League title. Their players are have to take a certain item to every match - and for their fixture at Port Talbot Town that item was a bottle of champagne each. Failure to turn up with the item selected... Read More
STM Sports, the Welsh League club from St Mellons, have enjoyed remarkable success over the last decade. They were formed in 2007, have earned eight promotions in nine seasons and are currently in a fiercely contested chase for the Welsh League Division Two title. Sports are top, but Pontypridd Town, Ammanford and... Read More
Llanelli Town and Haverfordwest County are showing the sort of form which suggests they can break away from their rivals at the top of Welsh League Division One. The Reds 3-1 at Ton Pentre in the Rhondda, while the Bluebirds emerged 2-1 winners at home against Cwmamman United. Ton are without a... Read More