Nick Tompkins Ready To Prove His World Cup Worth For Wales
Nick Tompkins can make sure he’s in good nick going into the Rugby World Cup by becoming a winner in the English Premiership final this weekend. The Wales centre lines up for Saracens who will be firm favourites to beat Sale Sharks at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.
Ageless Geraint Thomas Now One Good Time Trial Away From Winning Giro
Geraint Thomas will wear the leader’s pink jersey into Saturday’s decisive mountain time trial at the Giro d’Italia after Primoz Roglic could take only a handful of seconds out of the Welshman’s advantage on the Queen stage in the Dolomites. Thomas and Roglic traded attacks in the final kilometre of this beastly stage but at the very top of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo it was Roglic, who had changed bikes on the approach to the last climb to get better gearing, who was able to open up a three-second gap in the final few metres.
Alun Wyn Jones Ready For Debut At 37 As He Takes On The World
Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday in the game against a World XV. It will be the 37-year-old Ospreys lock’s 15th international outing at the home of English rugby in a game that will see him make his debut for the Baa-Baas.
Geraint Thomas Aims To Keep Primoz Roglic Behind Him As Giro Reaches Business End
Geraint Thomas will bid to strengthen his grip on the leader’s pink jersey on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia on Friday. On his 37th birthday, on Thursday, the Welsh superstar was able to follow a late move from Primoz Roglic on the approach to Val di Zoldo as Joao Almeida dropped back, and the two then worked together to keep the Portuguese behind and take 20 seconds out of him, enough to see Roglic move up to second.
Gerwyn Price Admits He’s At A Loss To Explain Final Blow-Out To Michael Van Gerwen
Gerwyn Price admitted he was at a loss to fully explain his Premier League Darts final defeat to Michael van Gerwen. Welshman Price had reached the final by hammering his World Cup teammate Jonny Clayton, 10-2, in the first semi-final of the night at the O2 Arena in London.
Wales Boss Rob Page Wants Answers Again From Nottingham Forest
Wales boss Rob Page wants clarity from Nottingham Forest over Neco Williams' injury ahead of next month's Euro 2024 qualifiers. Full-back Williams was ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season after breaking his jaw against Brighton on April 26.
Gerwyn Price And Jonny Clayton Go Tungsten-To-Tungsten In Premier League Showdown
Darts devotees, those who thirst for tungsten action, and anyone who loves a Welsh sporting rivalry – get a bit of this. On Thursday night at London’s O2 Arena, Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton go head-to-head again in the Premier League Darts play-off climax.
Geraint Thomas Eases Off And Saves Power Ahead of Big Mountain Test At Giro
Geraint Thomas finished safely to retain the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia and revealed he was saving his legs for two tough days to follow in the mountains. Thomas was guided into the finish by Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Ben Swift, staying safe to retain his 18-second advantage over Joao Almeida in the general classification, with Primoz Roglic sat third, 29 seconds down.
Bargoed Bullet David Probert Fit And Firing Again After Painful Blow
Welsh jockey David Probert is set for a swift return to action having escaped serious injury when kicked by a horse at Windsor on Monday night. The incident occurred in the parade ring before the 5.35pm race where Probert – nicknamed The Bargoed Bullet - was due to ride Bits And Bobs for trainer Andrew Balding.
Four Wales Players Earn GB Call For London
Four Welsh players have been named across the Great Britain men’s and women’s squads for the upcoming FIH Pro League Series. Sarah Jones has been named in the senior women’s squad to face Belgium and China, with Jacob Draper, Rupert Shipperley and Toby Reynolds-Cotterill included to face India and Belgium for the senior men’s squad.
Wrexham Stand 90 Minutes From Ending 15 Years Of Pain And Frustration
Wrexham are just 90 minutes away from ending 15 years of pain. A victory over Boreham Wood on Saturday evening and the prize will be in their grasp – a return to the Football League they dropped out of in 2008. It has been a titanic struggle between the Dragons... Read More
And So It Begins . . . The Post-Bale Era For Wales, Where Only Brave Calls And A Radical Reset Can Fill The Void
Rob Page’s Wales squad announcement for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Croatia and Latvia last week was a landmark moment for Welsh football. The dark hour which had been a subject of dread for an entire sporting generation had actually arrived: Gareth Bale was no longer be available for... Read More
Sabri Lamouchi Wants To Stay At Cardiff City And Plans New Talks After Championship Survival Is Secured
Cardiff City manager Sabri Lamouchi insists he wants to stay at Cardiff City - but only after he has steered the club to safety in the Championship. The Bluebirds boss has a deal that runs to the end of the campaign after becoming the third manager of a chaotic season.... Read More
Cardiff City's Sabri Lamouchi Reveals Rescue Mission Target
Sabri Lamouchi reckons Cardiff City need 15 more points before his players can hit the beach rather than land in League One. The Bluebirds manager has told his squad they can relax and enjoy themselves if they gather another five victories, which he feels will be enough to stave off... Read More
Sabri Lamouchi Spells Out What Is Needed For Cardiff City Survival
Cardiff City manager Sabri Lamouchi insists there’s no rest for the wicked - or those still threatened by the terror of relegation. The Bluebirds boss may have earned back-to-back victories to ease worries of the drop from the Championship, but he has reminded his players they have to keep winning... Read More
Sabri Lamouchi Tells Cardiff City: It's Time To Be Mean Hosts
By Gareth James Sabri Lamouchi is hoping Cardiff City can provide him with some home comforts on Saturday. The Bluebirds boss takes charge in front of the club’s fans for the first time when they host Middlesbrough. But Cardiff’s miserable recent form and awful scoring record means they will be big underdogs to get anything... Read More