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Mason Crane Turns Glamorgan Loan Into Long Term Deal

Mason Crane Turns Glamorgan Loan Into Long Term Deal
Glamorgan have moved quickly to turn Mason Crane's loan move from Hampshire into a permanent deal. The former England leg-spinner has signed a three-year contract.

Josh Tarling Targeting 'Big Wins' After Agreeing New Deal

Josh Tarling Targeting ‘Big Wins’ After Agreeing New Deal

Calum Chambers Hails Cardiff City Ambition After Leaving Aston Villa For Bluebirds

Calum Chambers Hails Cardiff City Ambition After Leaving Aston Villa For Bluebirds
Cardiff City have announced their second signing of the summer - Calum Chambers. The 29-year-old defender parted ways with Aston Villa by mutual consent after two years and joins Cardiff as a free transfer, bringing with him a wealth of experience as an England international.

Mimu Xu Praises Wimbledon Crowd After Narrowly Missing Out On Title

Mimu Xu Praises Wimbledon Crowd After Narrowly Missing Out On Title
Welsh tennis star Mimi Xu was narrowly edged out in her quest for a first Wimbledon title - losing in the girls’ doubles final. Xu, from Swansea, and Mika Stojsavljevic finished runners-up in the girls’ doubles final after narrowly losing out to the second seeds in a championship-deciding tie-break.

Craig Bellamy Swears He's A Reformed Character . . . And Has Advice For Young Coaches

Craig Bellamy Swears He’s A Reformed Character . . . And Has Advice For Young Coaches
Craig Bellamy swears he’s a reformed character these days, but the new Wales boss has urged young coaches to mind their manners. The former Burnley assistant manager is so fluent in both the language of modern football and old-school passionate positivity that the FA of Wales wasted little time in making him their successor to Rob Page. But Bellamy’s road to international management has not been without the odd wrong turn – most notably a spell at Cardiff City in charge of their U18s.

Warren Gatland To Go A Year Without Winning . . . But Insists He's Still The Man For Wales

Warren Gatland To Go A Year Without Winning . . . But Insists He’s Still The Man For Wales
Warren Gatland insists he still has the hunger to coach Wales despite overseeing nine straight defeats in a row. The New Zealander says he remains excited by what the future holds for his young team, even though the pressure is building after what will soon extend to a whole year without winning a game. Wales are winless since the pool stages of last year's World Cup after the retirement of a host of big name players and with others out injured.

Melissa Courtney-Bryant Rolls The Dice In Monaco.....And Lands A 30-Year-old British Record

Melissa Courtney-Bryant Rolls The Dice In Monaco…..And Lands A 30-Year-old British Record

‘Botham Smashes Aussies In Melbourne’ . . . Wales Dreaming Of Historic Repeat Headlines

‘Botham Smashes Aussies In Melbourne’ . . . Wales Dreaming Of Historic Repeat Headlines
James Botham should have been planning for his wedding this summer but there won’t be a more delighted Welshman in Melbourne this weekend when the Cardiff Rugby flanker gets a start against the Wallabies. Putting the name of Botham and Australia into the same sentence conjures up images of the great England cricketer Ian, Jim’s grandfather, taking on the Aussies on the cricket field. A number of those battles came at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Jess Fishlock Moves Step Nearer History And Puts Wales On Edge Of Euros Qualification

Jess Fishlock Moves Step Nearer History And Puts Wales On Edge Of Euros Qualification
Jess Fishlock – who else? – put Wales on the threshold of qualification for the Euro 2025 finals as she became her country’s joint highest goalscorer. The striker matched Helen Ward’s all-time goalscoring record as Wales triumphed 3-0 over Croatia in Karlovac, propelling them to the top of their qualifying group.

Wales Fans: We Need To Talk About England

Wales Fans: We Need To Talk About England
We need to talk about England. You may have tried not to notice, but they have reached the final of a major football tournament, the first time they have got there on foreign soil. German soil. Deutscherboden. Now comes the question, perpetually asked of Welsh supporters whenever images of the flag of St. George - tattooed onto beer bellies jiggling on outdoor bar tables – fills our TV screens. How do you feel about that?

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Obituary: Ian Buckett

The former Swansea, Oxford University, London Welsh and Wales prop Ian Buckett has died at the age of 56. Born in north Wales, Buckett was admired and feared in equal measure as a loose head prop who played for Wales throughout the age-grade ranks before going on to win senior... Read More

Cerys Hale Bows Out After Decade At The Sharp End For Wales

Wales prop Cerys Hale has announced her... Read More

Former Newport Star Simon Raiwalui Takes Top Job Down Under

Former Newport hero and ex-Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui, who led the team at last year's World Cup, has been hired by the New South Wales Waratahs to the newly created position of director of performance. The 'Tahs finished bottom of the Super Rugby table this season, which led to... Read More

Llandovery Coach Insists Super Rygbi Cymru Will Force Out Mercenaries

Llandovery head coach Euros Evans believes the new Super Rygbi Cymru tournament will create players who are driven by long-term ambition - rather than a short-term dash for cash. Evans - who has turned The Drovers into the best club side underneath regional level - admits the new salary cap... Read More

WRU Insist New Tier Will Provide Super Lift-Off

Welsh Rugby Union... Read More

Newport Bid To Remake History In Welsh Premiership Final Against Llandovery

It has been 20 years since Newport last won what is now the Indigo Premiership title and Ty Morris’ men are 80 minutes away from bridging that gap when they head to Church Bank to face reigning champions Llandovery on their own patch. The ‘Class of 04’ won 27 and... Read More
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