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Tributes Paid To Peter Thomas After Death Of Former Cardiff Chairman

Peter-Thomas
Tributes have been paid throughout Welsh rugby after the death of Peter Thomas, the former Cardiff chairman. A hugely influential figure within the sport, the 79-year-old passed away on Wednesday, three years after he was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Gareth Bale . . . Ex-footballer, now Red Wall Member

Gareth Bale Farewell
Gareth Bale was given a rousing send-off by Wales supporters before their Euro 2024 qualifier against Latvia in Cardiff. Five-times Champions League winner Bale retired from football in January after making a record 111 appearances for the Wales men’s national team.

Table Service Now Available Every Week In Merthyr

Callum Evans
Merthyr Tydfil’s sporting heritage is rich and well-documented, but a new chapter is being written thanks to an innovative tie-up between the town’s college and Table Tennis Wales. The famous sporting sons and daughters of the old industrial town – such as boxers Howards Winstone and Johnny Owen, judoka Natalie Powell, footballer Mark Pembridge and netballer Chelsea Lewis – could soon be joined by the next generation of table tennis internationals.

So Far, So Good . . . Two Games, Four Points, But We Won’t Get Carried Away, Says Wales Boss Rob Page

Kieffer Moore of Wales celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0
Wales manager Robert Page declared it a case of “job done” after his team continued a promising start to their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign by beating Latvia 1-0 in Cardiff. Kieffer Moore’s first-half header made the difference, with the victory following a 1-1 draw away to Croatia three days ago.

Barry Town United Will Keep the Party Going

Lee Kendall
Lee Kendall has told his Barry Town United champions to forget about next season for now – and savour the sweet taste of success. Barry are sipping champagne and going back up to the JD Cymru Premier as champions, their Cymru South title confirmed by a thumping 5-0 triumph at home to Pontardawe Town at the weekend.

Brian Davies Insists Sport Wales Can Make A Difference

Brian Davies
New Sport Wales chief executive Brian Davies insists the organisation is equipped to face the changing landscape for sport, health and fitness throughout Wales. Having been acting CEO for the past 18 months, Davies has been confirmed as the long-term successor to Sarah Powell.

Wales Star Natasha Cockram And The Heart-Warming Story Of Her GB Selection

Natasha Cockram
Natasha Cockram’s selection for Great Britain’s team at this summer World Athletics Championships was just what the doctor ordered for the marathon runner and her family. When the Micky Morris Racing team athlete was announced as the first name on the GB team last Tuesday, Cockram’s father was undergoing heart surgery.

Wrexham’s Former Watford And England Goalkeeper Ben Foster Insists: I’m A Low Maintenance Guy

Ben Foster
Ben Foster has told Wrexham fans worried he may need Premier League pampering: “Don’t worry – I’m low maintenance.” The former England goalkeeper kept a clean sheet on his debut for the club as they beat York City 3-0 at the weekend to move another step nearer towards a return to the Football League. Foster, 39, had signed for the club earlier in the week on a short-term deal until the end of the season as cover for the injured Rob Lainton.

Matthew Hirst Hits A Rally North Wales Hat-Trick As Ryland James Remains 600 Not Out

Matthew Hirst and Declan Dear
Matthew Hirst celebrated a hat-trick of Get Jerky Rally North Wales wins on Saturday to launch the defence of his Motorsport UK Pirelli Welsh Rally Championship title in ominous fashion – while the Welshpool-based event was also a special one for St Clears co-driver Ryland James, who notched up his 600th rally start. In a rallying career spanning seven decades and 54 years, James guided Carmarthen’s Gareth Lewis home to a second in class (and 50th overall) result in their Ford Escort RS2000 Mk1 – proving that he’s finally got the hang of route notes and time cards!

Ramsey And Son . . . Wales Skipper Aaron Sees Sonny Day Ahead Against Latvia

Aaron Ramsey
It will be interesting to see who is the proudest person leading out Wales in front of a packed house at Cardiff City Stadium against Latvia on Tuesday night – Wales skipper Aaron Ramsey or his seven-year-old son, Sonny. Both got a taste of captaincy last weekend - Aaron with Wales in Croatia and Sonny with the pre-academy side at Cardiff Cosmos.

Penarth HC

Penarth 1sts Fall Just Short In Bid For Fourth Promotion

Penarth Hockey Club’s 1st XI came up empty-handed in their pursuit of a fourth successive promotion in the Verde Recreo League, missing out on a spot in UK hockey’s National League as a result. Team Bath Buccs 4-2 PENARTH The 1st XI began the week still in with a shout... Read More

Fourths Hit Eight To Add To Penarth’s Title Tally

Penarth Hockey Club has added a piece of unexpected silverware to its 2018-19... Read More

Penarth HC Keep On Promotion Tracks With Vital Wins

Penarth Hockey Club produced four wins from five matches in the latest round of Verde Recreo League fixtures to ensure that all victorious teams remain in the hunt for promotion. PENARTH 3-2 Whitchurch The 1st XI hosted local rivals Whitchurch in a must win game for both sides in what is still... Read More

Sweet Sixteen For Bears As Penarth Boost Promotion Push

The recent cold snap created a congested weekend of games for Penarth Hockey Club, with both the 1st and 3rd XIs pressed into important back-to-back Verde Recreo League fixtures, but 16 unanswered goals went a long way to bolstering the latter’s promotion push. PENARTH ‘B’ 6-0 Swansea ‘F’ Still stinging... Read More

Penarth's David Joyce Bags Hat-Trick With Last Minute Winner To See Off Stroud

A rare disappointing weekend for Penarth Hockey Club saw just one win added to their Verde Recreo League tally, and even that kept the assembled crowd at Stanwell waiting. The 1st XI’s trip to second-placed Cheltenham should have been the highlight of Saturday’s slate, especially with the impending debut of... Read More

Penarth HC Sign Pakistan International Mubashar Ali In Promotion Boost

Penarth Hockey Club’s bid to join UK hockey’s National League will receive a boost this week, with the arrival of Pakistan international Mubashar Ali. The club’s 1st XI currently sits fourth overall in the Verde Recreo Premiership, but hopes that the addition of the highly-rated 22-year old will help to... Read More
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