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Melissa Courtney-Bryant Rolls The Dice In Monaco.....And Lands A 30-Year-old British Record

Melissa Courtney-Bryant Rolls The Dice In Monaco…..And Lands A 30-Year-old British Record

‘Botham Smashes Aussies In Melbourne’ . . . Wales Dreaming Of Historic Repeat Headlines

‘Botham Smashes Aussies In Melbourne’ . . . Wales Dreaming Of Historic Repeat Headlines
James Botham should have been planning for his wedding this summer but there won’t be a more delighted Welshman in Melbourne this weekend when the Cardiff Rugby flanker gets a start against the Wallabies. Putting the name of Botham and Australia into the same sentence conjures up images of the great England cricketer Ian, Jim’s grandfather, taking on the Aussies on the cricket field. A number of those battles came at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Jess Fishlock Moves Step Nearer History And Puts Wales On Edge Of Euros Qualification

Jess Fishlock Moves Step Nearer History And Puts Wales On Edge Of Euros Qualification
Jess Fishlock – who else? – put Wales on the threshold of qualification for the Euro 2025 finals as she became her country’s joint highest goalscorer. The striker matched Helen Ward’s all-time goalscoring record as Wales triumphed 3-0 over Croatia in Karlovac, propelling them to the top of their qualifying group.

Wales Fans: We Need To Talk About England

Wales Fans: We Need To Talk About England
We need to talk about England. You may have tried not to notice, but they have reached the final of a major football tournament, the first time they have got there on foreign soil. German soil. Deutscherboden. Now comes the question, perpetually asked of Welsh supporters whenever images of the flag of St. George - tattooed onto beer bellies jiggling on outdoor bar tables – fills our TV screens. How do you feel about that?

Demons And Jets Team Up To Develop Women And Girls Rugby League

Demons And Jets Team Up To Develop Women And Girls Rugby League

Wales Have Reached The End Game, But Will It Be The Final Game For Warren Gatland?

Wales Have Reached The End Game, But Will It Be The Final Game For Warren Gatland?
You can tell when a team has its back firmly up against the wall because there is nowhere else to reach for new explanations. Wales have tried them all. They’re under-strength, they’re over-cooked, they’re rebuilding, they’re short on preparation time, there are too many rookies, not a big enough player pool, too many overseas players in the way at regional level, the fly-halves are too small, the props are too raw, there are leaves on the line and we’re experiencing exceptional call volumes at this moment in time, so please continue to hold

Chepstow Racecourse: Preview And Tips For Friday’s Ladies Evening

Chepstow Racecourse: Preview And Tips For Friday’s Ladies Evening
Chepstow hosts its latest meeting on Friday evening – Ladies with a competitive seven-race offering for punters heading to the track. Racing gets underway at 5.15 with a class four handicap before rounding off at 8.45 as nine runners take on the class six handicap to bring proceedings to a close.

Rhian Wilkinson Urges Wales To Seize Last Euro Chances

Rhian Wilkinson Urges Wales To Seize Last Euro Chances
Wales boss Rhian Wilkinson has urged her side to “find a way to deliver” ahead of their final two European Championship qualifying games. Her side sit second in Group B4 and kick off their final batch of matches with a trip to group leaders Croatia on Friday, before facing Kosovo in Llanelli next Tuesday.

Jade Jones Avoids Drug Ban After Missed Doping Test

Jade Jones Avoids Drug Ban After Missed Doping Test
Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones has escaped sanction after being found to have committed a no-fault doping violation following her failure to provide a urine sample in December last year. The UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD) confirmed that on the basis of “very exceptional circumstances” relating to confidential medical records, Jones bears “no fault or negligence for her refusal or failure to submit to her sample collection”.

Craig Bellamy Out To Convince The Doubters He Can Avoid The Scrapes As Wales Boss

Craig Bellamy Out To Convince The Doubters He Can Avoid The Scrapes As Wales Boss
Craig Bellamy is determined to banish the perception of him as a firebrand as he steps into his first senior management role with Wales. Bellamy courted controversy on and off the pitch during a colourful playing career that saw him win 78 Wales caps between 1998 and 2013.

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Anna Hursey Admits She's Tired . . . But She's Off To The Olympic Games At 17

Anna Hursey admitted she had to overcome fatigue as she became the first Welsh table tennis player to qualify for the Olympic Games. The 17-year-old – who became the youngest athlete to compete at a Commonwealth Games as an 11-year-old six years ago – is through to compete in Paris... Read More

Jamie Donaldson Is Off To The Open . . . And His Wife Is Off On Holiday!

Jamie Donaldson’s tie for sixth place at the Scottish Open has earned him a place at the week’s Open Championship at St. Andrews – and ruined his planned family holiday. Donaldson - Europe’s Ryder Cup hero at Gleneagles in 201 - has qualified for the 150th Open after making three... Read More

Wales Confirmed As Commonwealth Games Qualifier As Sara Moore Vows: We Need To Be At Every Tournament

Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland's netball teams will all compete at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after securing three of the final six qualification spots. Uganda, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados are the other three teams to take final qualifying spots and join England, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa... Read More

Scarlets Were Forced To "Circle The Wagons" Admits Glenn Delaney . . . But Have Made It To The European Frontier

Glenn Delaney admitted the Scarlets had to “circle the wagons” before they could arrive at their European destination. The head coach praised his side’s resourcefulness and powers of recovery after they overcame a huge 21-point deficit against Connacht to secure their place in next season’s Heineken Champions Cup. The Scarlets... Read More

Lauren Price Thanks Fans After Olympic Route Is Blocked Off

Welsh boxing Olympic hopeful Lauren Price has thanked her fans for their support after the abandonment of her qualification route. The Welsh world, European and Commonwealth champion – who would arguably have been Wales’ best chance of a gold medal in Tokyo later this year – was meant to be... Read More

The Cliff Edge . . . Four Welsh Regions Stand On The Brink Of European Disaster

Forget Brexit, the real cliff-edge moment has arrived for the Welsh regions and their place in Europe. The next three rounds of Guinness PRO14 matches will determine whether or not the Scarlets fail to reach the Heineken Champions Cup for the first time in their history and if the four... Read More
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