Nick Tompkins Ready To Prove His World Cup Worth For Wales
Nick Tompkins can make sure he’s in good nick going into the Rugby World Cup by becoming a winner in the English Premiership final this weekend. The Wales centre lines up for Saracens who will be firm favourites to beat Sale Sharks at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.
Ageless Geraint Thomas Now One Good Time Trial Away From Winning Giro
Geraint Thomas will wear the leader’s pink jersey into Saturday’s decisive mountain time trial at the Giro d’Italia after Primoz Roglic could take only a handful of seconds out of the Welshman’s advantage on the Queen stage in the Dolomites. Thomas and Roglic traded attacks in the final kilometre of this beastly stage but at the very top of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo it was Roglic, who had changed bikes on the approach to the last climb to get better gearing, who was able to open up a three-second gap in the final few metres.
Alun Wyn Jones Ready For Debut At 37 As He Takes On The World
Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday in the game against a World XV. It will be the 37-year-old Ospreys lock’s 15th international outing at the home of English rugby in a game that will see him make his debut for the Baa-Baas.
Geraint Thomas Aims To Keep Primoz Roglic Behind Him As Giro Reaches Business End
Geraint Thomas will bid to strengthen his grip on the leader’s pink jersey on stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia on Friday. On his 37th birthday, on Thursday, the Welsh superstar was able to follow a late move from Primoz Roglic on the approach to Val di Zoldo as Joao Almeida dropped back, and the two then worked together to keep the Portuguese behind and take 20 seconds out of him, enough to see Roglic move up to second.
Gerwyn Price Admits He’s At A Loss To Explain Final Blow-Out To Michael Van Gerwen
Gerwyn Price admitted he was at a loss to fully explain his Premier League Darts final defeat to Michael van Gerwen. Welshman Price had reached the final by hammering his World Cup teammate Jonny Clayton, 10-2, in the first semi-final of the night at the O2 Arena in London.
Wales Boss Rob Page Wants Answers Again From Nottingham Forest
Wales boss Rob Page wants clarity from Nottingham Forest over Neco Williams' injury ahead of next month's Euro 2024 qualifiers. Full-back Williams was ruled out for the rest of the Premier League season after breaking his jaw against Brighton on April 26.
Gerwyn Price And Jonny Clayton Go Tungsten-To-Tungsten In Premier League Showdown
Darts devotees, those who thirst for tungsten action, and anyone who loves a Welsh sporting rivalry – get a bit of this. On Thursday night at London’s O2 Arena, Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton go head-to-head again in the Premier League Darts play-off climax.
Geraint Thomas Eases Off And Saves Power Ahead of Big Mountain Test At Giro
Geraint Thomas finished safely to retain the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia and revealed he was saving his legs for two tough days to follow in the mountains. Thomas was guided into the finish by Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Ben Swift, staying safe to retain his 18-second advantage over Joao Almeida in the general classification, with Primoz Roglic sat third, 29 seconds down.
Bargoed Bullet David Probert Fit And Firing Again After Painful Blow
Welsh jockey David Probert is set for a swift return to action having escaped serious injury when kicked by a horse at Windsor on Monday night. The incident occurred in the parade ring before the 5.35pm race where Probert – nicknamed The Bargoed Bullet - was due to ride Bits And Bobs for trainer Andrew Balding.
Four Wales Players Earn GB Call For London
Four Welsh players have been named across the Great Britain men’s and women’s squads for the upcoming FIH Pro League Series. Sarah Jones has been named in the senior women’s squad to face Belgium and China, with Jacob Draper, Rupert Shipperley and Toby Reynolds-Cotterill included to face India and Belgium for the senior men’s squad.
Sabri Lamouchi Spells Out What Is Needed For Cardiff City Survival
Cardiff City manager Sabri Lamouchi insists there’s no rest for the wicked - or those still threatened by the terror of relegation. The Bluebirds boss may have earned back-to-back victories to ease worries of the drop from the Championship, but he has reminded his players they have to keep winning... Read More
Swansea City's Mixed Season Is Leaving Russell Martin With Mixed Feelings As Stalled Morgan Whittaker Deal Adds To The Sense Of Drift
Swansea City remain just three points off the Championship play-off places despite only two wins in their last 12 league matches. The Swans fought back from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw at Queens Park Rangers, although head coach Russell Martin admitted he had mixed feelings over another... Read More
Cardiff City Reveal Rubin Colwill Makes Fewer Than Half Of Their Training Sessions
Cardiff City have revealed that Rubin Colwill has taken part in fewer than half of their training sessions this season. The Wales midfielder’s progress has been beset by injuries, even though he made the World Cup squad for Qatar and came on as a substitute in the defeat to England.... Read More
Mark Hudson Insists Replays Prove Cardiff City Were Victims Of Red Card Howler At QPR
Mark Hudson believes TV replays prove referee James Linington made a huge mistake that laid the ground for Cardiff City’s 3-0 defeat at Queens Park Rangers. Caretaker Bluebirds manager Hudson was unimpressed by the decision of Linington to award QPR an early penalty and send off defender Jack Simpson. The... Read More
Swansea City Captain Tells Axed Michael Obafemi: Clear Your Head And Get Back To Business
Michael Obafemi has been told to clear his head and let his feet do the talking. The sage advice has come from his Swansea City captain Matt Grimes, who knows what it is to have cluttered head space. Obafemi was left out of the Swans’ squad for the weekend 1-0... Read More
Swansea City Boss Russell Martin Insists His Best Move Was To Put Leeds United On Mute Over Joel Piroe
Russell Martin reckons the best move Swansea City made during the transfer window was to give Leeds United the brush off when they came calling for Joel Piroe. After a 1-0 home win over QPR, the Swans head coach was full of praise and admiration for his Dutch striker, who... Read More