Swansea City's chief executive Julian Winter has defended the sale of Wales centre-back Joe Rodon insisting it helped secure the future of the club. Winter has not confirmed the fee - reputed to be £11million + add-ons - the Swans received from Tottenham on deadline day just hours after manager Steve Cooper put him in the £25m bracket.
Manager Michael Flynn is refusing to get carried away after seeing his Newport County maintain their impressive start to the season. The Exiles made it back to back wins since their only defeat against League Two leaders Cambridge thanks to Tristan Abrahams penalty in the 1-0 win at Stevenage.
Midfielder Hayley Ladd says Wales are close to their pinnacle of qualifying for the European Championships finals. Wales host the Faroe Islands in Newport on Thursday (22 October) before the visit of Norway to Cardiff five days later.
Blair Riley talks passionately about winning the Elite League title and believes Cardiff Devils would have been crowned British ice hockey champions in 2020 has it not been for Coronavirus.
Wales’ Rebecca Baker will make her Vitality Netball Superleague debut with Celtic Dragons in 2021. The 23-year-old has recently broken into the national senior squad having played for the U21s at the Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana in 2017.
Steve Cooper admitted he “didn’t like” Swansea City’s performance at Coventry City which the head coach admitted lacked fight and intensity. Cooper watched his team earn a 1-1 draw at St. Andrew’s during which the Sky Blues missed a hatful of late chances to take the victory. The patchy display by the Swans came after their home defeat to Huddersfield and although they remain fourth in the Championship table, the momentum from their rapid start to the campaign seems to be waning.
Ross Moriarty wants Wales to light up a few smiles this weekend - 24 hours after the circuit breaker lockdown has been imposed. The Dragons star will aim to help lift the spirits of a nation as Wayne Pivac’s side finally prepare to return to Test rugby. When Wales run out to face France in Paris on Saturday it will end a run of 231 days since they last played at international level after the Covid-19 pandemic stopped rugby dead in its tracks.
Welsh weightlifters have started their countdown to the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in a virtual world. The likes of 2018 champ Gareth Evans, Hannah Powell and Catrin Jones have been starved of competition due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Sunshine returns for Celtic Dragons when they host Strathclyde Sirens in a Vitality Netball Superleague match in Cardiff on Monday. Jamaican international Latanya Wilson is back in the Dragons team and they will relish having the tenacity and quality of the Sunshine Girlz defender on court again. Wilson missed their 69-38... Read More
Welsh netball swept into the new decade on a high following their impressive performance at the European Open Championships in Belfast. New International Netball Federation rankings reveal Wales have consolidated their position in the World’s top 10 and improved by one place to number nine. Head coach Julie Hoornweg and her Wales... Read More
Jayne Ludlow is preparing her Wales team for a vital upcoming Euro qualifier against Northern Ireland. Like the previous World Cup campaign, it’s a momentum-builder that is gathering energy and changing the perception of women’s sport in Wales. But she still sees limits on the opportunities for girls in all... Read More
Wales produced a sensational final quarter performance to stun England in the Netball Europe tournament. Going into the final 15 minutes England were leading 40-31, but the Welsh players worked their way back into the game and won the period 20-11 to force a 51-51 draw. Shooter Chelsea Lewis was in supreme... Read More
Wales face a major netball challenge when they take on powerful South Africa over two matches at the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay. The visitors are ranked number five in the World and are preparing for the World Cup in Liverpool later this month. Wales face South Africa on Thursday and Friday... Read More
Sporting veterans returned to the top tier for Welsh clubs this week - and made an impact. Centre Clare Elsey, aged 40, played for Celtic Dragons in Vitality Netball Superleague, while 44-year-old former World squash number three and British Open squash champion David Evans was in action for Welsh Wizards. Superleague is... Read More