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Carys Cox Ready To Help Underdogs Wales Bite The French

Carys Cox Wales
You have to go back eight games to 2016 for the last time Wales managed to beat France in Guinness Women’s Six Nations. That famous 10-8 victory came courtesy of tries from Dyddgu Hywel and Megan York at The Gnoll, in Neath, and steered Rachel Taylor’s side to a fourth place finish in that year’s championship.

Erol Bulut Insists Russell Martin’s Bossing Of The Bluebirds Means Nothing

Russell Martin Southampton
Cardiff City manager Erol Bulut insists Russell Martin’s mastery over the Bluebirds has no significance as it occurred before the Turkish boss arrived in the capital. When Cardiff host promotion-chasing Southampton on Saturday, it will be an opportunity for Saints manager Martin to target his sixth consecutive win against the men in blue.

Tributes Paid To Leighton James After Wales Star’s Death At 71

Leighton James Wales
Tributes have been paid from across football to former Wales winger Leighton James who has died at the age of 71. James’ former clubs Burnley and Swansea City – where he spent 13 years of a colourful 19-year senior career – were among those to pay tribute to a gifted player who won 54 caps for his country.

Elfyn Evans Tied For Lead In Croatia With WRC Title Rival

Elfyn Evans is locked in a fierce battle with WRC title rival Thierry Neuville - with the duo unable to be separated after the opening day of Rally Croatia.

Wrexham Will Find It Tougher For Next Hollywood Ending

Phil Parkinson Wrexham
Wrexham may have promotion in the bag but manager Phil Parkinson has a clear warning for any of their new global fanbase who think every season from now on will have a Hollywood ending. The “Welcome to Wrexham” documentary series has mushroomed fan groups of the Reds in the most unlikely dark corners of the football universe.

Welsh Clubs Set To Be Part Of FA Cup Rebellion

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Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County and Wrexham could all soon be seeking compensation for changes to the FA Cup that County boss Graham Coughlan has denounced as “disastrous”. The EFL will seek compensation for its clubs over the “frustrating and disappointing” decision to scrap all FA Cup replays from next season.

Ethan Horvath Determined To Finish Season Strongly For Cardiff City As He Chases Copa America place

Ethan Horvath Cardiff City
Cardiff City goalkeeper Ethan Horvath is targeting three wins from their last three games as he looks to secure a spot on the plane for the Copa America this summer. The American has kept four clean sheets in 13 appearances for the Bluebirds, as is eyeing a place in the USA squad this summer, as his country host the tournament in June.

KC Sunshine Can Calm The Storm . . . And Keep Cardiff Dragons In Play-Off Hunt

Khanyisa Chawane
Cardiff Dragons’ Khanyisa Chawane is desperate to help her team enjoy a successful Super League campaign as she continues to erase the memory of her first all-too-brief season in the tournament. The South African international mid-court player has featured in every match so far for the Dragons, who host Surrey Storm on Friday night at the House of Sport.

Neath Issue Barbed Congratulations To Cardiff After Nigel Walker Declares EDC Verdict

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Neath have reacted badly to being beaten by Cardiff to the remaining place in the planned new 10-team Elite Domestic Competition – appearing to suggest the Welsh Rugby Union came to a biased judgement. The decision by the WRU to add Cardiff to the list has brought an end to a long, and sometimes farcical process that looked like musical chairs.

Luxury Limo Taulupe Faletau Revs Up For Cardiff And Wales

Taulupe Faletau Wales
The player Cardiff Rugby coach Matt Sherratt described as a Rolls Royce will go through the gears for the first time in six months on Friday night. Taulupe Faletau - who broke his arm playing for Wales at the World Cup - will make his comeback in the capital city region’s United Rugby Championship match against Ulster in Belfast.

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Zoe Backstedt Is Age Group World Champion Again

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Elynor Backstedt Storms To Bronze At World Championships

Elynor Backstedt claimed Great Britain’s second bronze medal of the UCI World Cycling Championships in Yorkshire on Monday morning. The 17-year-old Pontyclun cyclist finished third in the junior individual time trial despite almost crashing out when she skidded on an early bend in the slippery road conditions. Backstedt produced a... Read More

Geraint Thomas: Cycling Inspiration For Welsh Nation

Max Boyce had better get his pen out and write a new sporting song because the Welsh outside half factory is being replaced by an international cycling production line. While the nation waits to see if Geraint Thomas can make it back-to-back Tour de France titles, the signs are that his... Read More

Merson Back In Wales For Second Caerau Appearance

Former Arsenal and England playmaker Paul Merson is returning to Welsh League football at the age of 50. Merson, who won two First Division titles and the FA Cup during his professional career, has agreed to make a second appearance for Caerau when they play Trefelin Boys and Girls Club on... Read More

South Wales Warriors Handed Opening Day Trip To Somerset

The South Wales Warriors will open their British American Football season away to league newcomers the Somerset Wyverns. The Taunton-based outfit will have a tough introduction to the British American Football Association's (BAFA) Southern Football Conference Division Two West as they face the Warriors in their first fixture since completing... Read More

Merson's Magic Inspires, But Caerau Match Abandoned

Paul Merson made his Welsh League debut and Caerau FC’s regular attendance multiplied by 10! The Maesteg club usually attract around 40 spectators for their Third Division fixtures, but with former Arsenal and England playmaker Merson in their starting line-up 400-plus people set a ground record crowd. Caerau FC had printed 300... Read More
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