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Elinor Snowsill Has Defied The Odds To Reach Her Fourth World Cup . . . And Believes Wales Have Never Been More Prepared

Wales Manager Gemma Grainger Backs The Use Of VAR . . . As Wales Begin Their World Cup Play-Off Journey

Russell Martin Hails 'Warrior' Ben Cabango . . . After His Injury Time Winner Sends Swansea Into The Play-Off Spots

Jason Strange Insists The Indigo Premiership Is A "Minor Miracle" . . . As The Steelmen Host Llandovery In A Huge Clash At The Top Of The Table

Professor Willie Stewart Urges Rugby Authorities Into Immediate Action . . . As New Study Shows That Rugby Players Could Be At More Risk Of Brain Conditions

Commonwealth Games Organisers Announce The Full Sport Program For The 2026 Victoria Games . . . Featuring 22 Sports And 26 Disciplines

A Mark Harris 'Screamer' Sets Up A Crucial Cardiff City Win . . . And Sends A Timely Reminder To Rob Page Ahead Of The World Cup

The Hottest Ticket In Town . . . Student Rugby Is Booming And It's Sold Out Signs For Cardiff Met v Cardiff Uni

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.

Cardiff City's Rubin Colwill Facing Fight To Convince Wales He's World Cup Ready

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 Forced To Retire As Wrist Injury Wrecks Her Paris Olympics Dream

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.

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Do Your Duty . . . Time For The Welsh Regions To Ascend To The Top Eight Of The URC

It may be that other events have overshadowed its build-up, or that last season’s Welsh contribution was extremely modest, but the United Rugby Championship is back this weekend. The summer break has sometimes appeared long and disjointed, but Daniel Parker has tied it all together in one very helpful preview.... Read More

Welsh Club Rugby . . . Still Crazy And Still Breathing After Three Suffocating Years

Welsh club rugby is back. The whole chaotic, crazy jamboree returns this weekend in full throttle once more after three years of Covid-affected restrictions. The Indigo Premiership looks healthy, but if it's real life drama you're after, then Daniel Parker reckons you need to drop down a notch and take... Read More

You Don't Win Anything With Kids . . . But Can Swansea City Win Promotion With Joe Allen?

Making predictions in sport always leaves the predictor in a somewhat precarious position. "You can't win anything with kids," said Alan Hansen on Match Of The Day following Manchester Untied's opening day 3-1 defeat away to Aston Villa in August 1995. Hansen's words of warning have become a haunting catchphrase: by... Read More

Roll Up! Roll Up! The Shaky Old Sideshow That Is The Pro14 Is About To Begin . . . And It Needs All The Help It Can Get

It’s been through many guises – the Welsh-Scottish League, the Celtic League, the Pro12 and now the Pro14 – but the coming season is surely the most testing yet for the tournament which houses the four Welsh regions. For Alex Bywater, it’s a league that needs help and yet it... Read More

The Six Nations . . . England To Win, Wales And Ireland To Run Them Close

The Six Nations starts this weekend and as ever there are more questions about what could happen than there are firm answers. Ben Gould considers all the contenders. The 2020 edition of the Six Nations promises to be enthralling. The aftermath of the World Cup in Japan has marked a... Read More