Cardiff Met have been forced to put up the ‘Sold Out’ signs a day ahead of their BUCS Super Rugby ‘Cardiff Clash’ with their noisy-neighbours Cardiff University on Wednesday, 5 October. More than 4,000 tickets were sold in the space of 10 days for the derby game at the Arms Park, putting the fixture on a par with attendances at the Dragons and Ospreys so far this season. Last season, the two Welsh capital universities clashed three times, with a mere five points splitting the two teams across the three fixtures.
Rubin Colwill is facing a fight to prove his readiness to go to the World Cup with Wales next month. The Cardiff City striker is set to miss two more Bluebirds games this week after a freak training accident ruled him out of last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Burnley. Interim boss Mark Hudson confirmed the Qatar hopeful won’t feature in Tuesday night’s home game against Blackburn Rovers and unless he gets back on the grass this week won’t feature at Wigan this weekend.
Alys Thomas has been forced to retire from competitive swimming. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has called time on a glittering career on the advice of medical professionals due to an ongoing wrist injury. She first sustained the injury before the 2010 Games in Delhi, but her ambition to make a second Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 has gone.
Rachel Rowe insists Wales have not finished making history ahead of their first-ever Women’s World Cup play-off tie. Wales host Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cardiff on Thursday, the first of three potential games needed to reach next summer’s World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand. “We’ve made history but we’re not finished,” said Reading midfielder Rowe, who will win her 50th cap against Bosnia.
Ryan Day has labelled his British Open snooker title triumph as the best performance of his career. The Welshman took the final four frames to defeat Mark Allen 10-7 after what was an incredibly tense affair to win the 2022 British Open. Coming into this showpiece encounter, Allen was the pre-match favourite, having easily turned over Noppon Saengkham in the semi-finals.
Elliot Kear will emulate Whitchurch High School classmate Sam Warburton by leading Wales at the Rugby League World Cup. Kear heads a 24-strong squad named by men’s head coach, John Kear, for the tournament in England - nothing up another success for the Cardiff school.
Cardiff City were tried and tested at Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium, but they finished in five-star style. Aron Gunnarsson and Bobby Reid both stood out, while the Bluebirds punished Burton for defensive errors and won 5-1. The visitors scored their five goals in a 40 minute spell either side of half-time and... Read More
Dai Sport spent the week in Cornwall and Devon with Neil Warnock’s Cardiff City. Here is the sixth part of our Devon and Cornwall pre-season diary. Aron Gunnarsson was put through his paces before Cardiff City’s pre-season match against Torquay United, but he had to watch the 1-1 draw. ‘Gunnar’ trained one-to-one... Read More
Burton Albion 0, Cardiff City 1 Kenneth Zohore fired a late winner for Cardiff City in their opening Championship fixture of the season. The Bluebirds dominated after half-time and were good value for the three points at Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium. More than 1,700 City fans followed their team to Staffordshire and went... Read More
Kenneth Zohore and Lee Tomlin will lead Cardiff City’s attack in their opening Championship fixture at Burton Albion on Saturday (3pm). Manager Neil Warnock has confirmed the explosive, powerful Zohore, who has scored four goals in pre-season, will be at centre-forward with the quick-thinking Tomlin aiming to set up chances, More than... Read More