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S4C To Show Dragons, Cardiff And Scarlets In Europe This Season

The Dragons’ campaign in Europe this season will be shown live on S4C. The Welsh broadcaster has struck a deal to show live European rugby matches from both the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup this season, including matches involving both Cardiff and the Scarlets. In all, they will screen two matches from the Champions Cup group stages, in addition to all four of the Dragons’ matches from the Challenge Cup.

Welsh Boxing Star Sean McGoldrick Delivers Some Knockout Advice Ahead Of The Commonwealth Games

Welsh boxing star Sean McGoldrick is a two-time medal winner at the Commonwealth Games and as the countdown starts to Birmingham 2022 he offers a simple recipe for success, as he tells Tom Prosser. The next edition of the Commonwealth Games is just eight months away and every Welsh hopeful is searching for the right approach towards peaking next July. Bantamweight, McGoldrick, won gold in 2010 in Delhi and backed that up with a bronze in Glasgow four years later. 

Gemma Grainger Left Proud Of Wales, But Target Now Switches To Chasing World Cup Play-Off Spot

Gemma Grainger has praised her Wales players for delivering one of the best displays since she took charge, despite their 2-0 defeat to France on Tuesday night. It was a first loss of the Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign for Wales and it leaves them unlikely to finish top of Group I to gain automatic entry to the tournament finals. Even if Wales were to reverse the result when France visit Llanelli next year, Grainger’s side would still be relying on the group leaders to drop points elsewhere if Wales were to end up topping the group.

Four Welsh Included In GB Team For European Cross Country Championships Next Month

European Rugby Bosses Under Pressure To Change Rules After South Africa Chaos For Cardiff And Scarlets

European rugby bosses are coming under increasing pressure to shift from their hardline stance over fulfilling scheduled fixtures in this season’s tournaments. Much arm-twisting is going on behind the scenes following the chaotic preparations for the Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup being experienced by Cardiff, the Scarlets, Munster and Zebre. Most of Cardiff’s stranded group in South Africa are hoping to fly back to the UK on Thursday, where they will undergo 10 days of quarantine in a hotel near Heathrow.

Wales Para Surfing Team Head to ISA Para Surfing World Championships In California On A Crest Of A Wave

Cardiff City Record Appearance Holder Phil Dwyer Dies At The Age Of 68

By Tom Prosser Cardiff City legend and record appearance holder Phil Dwyer has sadly passed away at the age of 68. Legend is an often overused word in sport but Dwyer well and truly goes down as a Bluebirds great and is one of the most popular players of all-time amongst the Cardiff City faithful. Dwyer was born just a stone’s throw away from Ninian Park in Grangetown and joined the club at the age of 16.

Does Suspension Finally Spell The End For Bangor City?

Dean Ryan Urges His Dragon Players To "Challenge Themselves". . . As They Aim To Get Back To Winning Ways Against Glasgow

By James Skeldon Dean Ryan has urged his Dragons players to “challenge themselves” ahead of their trip to Glasgow on Saturday. The Dragons have lost five of their six matches so far in the United Rugby Championship and were swatted aside by Edinburgh at the weekend. After an error-ridden first quarter where nothing went right for the home team and an ineffective second half performance, Ryan could only congratulate Edinburgh after the match.

Holly Jones Regains Her British Senior Vault Title. . . As Welsh Gymnasts Win Medals Galore

By Carl Field Swansea’s Holly Jones regains British senior vault title at 2021 Women’s Artistic British Championships. A dozen medals, including a clean sweep in the juniors and seven won by four Commonwealth Games contenders, capped a brilliant 2021 Women’s Artistic British Championships for Welsh gymnasts in Guildford over the weekend.

Olympics

Olympic Medlalist Vicky Thornley Retires From Rowing After Successful Career

By Hannah Blackwell Olympic silver medalist Vicky Thornley has insisted she is retiring from rowing with no regrets. The Welsh rower has opted to call it a day but says she will leave the sport fulfilled with a raft of honours and a lifetime of experiences along the way. Thornley represented Team GB... Read More

Dewi Griffiths Reveals His "Head Went" After Olympic Blow . . . But Now He's On The Road To Birmingham 2022

Dewi Griffiths has put the disappointment of not making it to the Tokyo Olympics behind him and is setting his sights on next year’s Commonwealth Games. The Swansea Harrier – Wales’ leading marathon runner - admits his “head went” due to the disappointment of failing to claim a place in... Read More

Calum Jarvis In Touching Distance Of Achieving His Olympic Dream With Team GB In Tokyo

Welsh swimmer Calum Jarvis is now within touching distance of fulfilling his dreams and winning a medal at the Tokyo Olympics. His Team GB relay team were the fastest in their Men’s 4x200m freestyle heats but this success was a long in time in the making, as Tom Prosser discovers. Calum... Read More

Devastated Jade Jones Admits Olympics Without Fans Proved One Fight She Failed To Overcome

Jade Jones has admitted she failed to adapt to an arena without fans after her dreams of a third successive Olympic gold medal were shattered at the first hurdle in Tokyo. The Welsh fighter had travelled to the Japanese capital seeking an unprecedented third gold medal in the sport following... Read More

Wales At The Olympics: From Tanni Grey-Thompson's Golden Goodbye To Jade Jones' Rio Repeat

There have been many Welsh Olympic memories over the years and there’s sure to be many new ones created over the next few weeks in Tokyo, Fraser Watson takes a look at the high’s and low’s of the years gone by. So, never before has Wales boasted so much representation for... Read More

Welsh Rugby Sevens Star Jasmine Joyce Hoping For Glory At Tokyo Olympics To Help Banish Memories Of Five Years Ago

By Fraser Watson To go to one Olympics is a huge achievement but to go to two is phenomenal- This is the case for rugby sevens star Jasmine Joyce who is eager to write the wrongs of her experience in Rio by pushing for gold in Tokyo, as she tells... Read More
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