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Elfyn Evans Locked In Thrilling Battle At Rally Croatia

Elfyn Evans is set for a Sunday showdown with World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville after a ding-dong battle on Rally Croatia on Saturday.

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.

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Cardiff Rugby's Dai Young Speaks Out On Future Of United Rugby Championship After Quarantine Nightmare

By Rob Carbon The United Rugby Championship could be thrown into disarray if the tournament organisers can't provide guarantees on a safe, secure and speedy passage home for the four teams they now expect to relive their recent traumatic travel experiences to and from South Africa. The four teams who found themselves... Read More

Scarlets Told: "Player Welfare Is Paramount, Blah, Blah, Blah . . . Now Play Or Lose"

The Scarlets have had the door slammed in their faces by European rugby bosses who will not permit any escape route from this weekend’s opening Heineken Champions Cup fixture. The Llanelli region had pleaded for a postponement of their Pool B clash at Bristol on Saturday because of the chaotic... Read More

Ospreys Offer Players To Scarlets But Want Euro Bosses To Clarify They Won’t Be Cup-tied

By Rob Carbon The Ospreys have asked European rugby bosses to confirm their players will not be Cup-tied before they lend some of them to the Scarlets. The Swansea-based region are willing to help out their rivals following the Scarlets’ enforced quarantine which has wrecked planning for their opening match of their... Read More

European Rugby Bosses Under Pressure To Change Rules After South Africa Chaos For Cardiff And Scarlets

European rugby bosses are coming under increasing pressure to shift from their hardline stance over fulfilling scheduled fixtures in this season’s tournaments. Much arm-twisting is going on behind the scenes following the chaotic preparations for the Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup being experienced by Cardiff, the Scarlets, Munster... Read More

Cardiff And Scarlets Face £250,000 Bill As Well As Heineken Champions Cup Chaos

Cardiff and the Scarlets are facing a massive joint hotel bill of £250,000 as well as major disruption to their European campaigns if they are forced to self-isolate in hotel quarantine for 10 days following their troubled trip to South Africa. The Scarlets have made it back as far as... Read More

Wales Tell James Lawrence's German Club To Release Him For Crucial World Cup Clash

Wales have demanded St Pauli release defender James Lawrence for their World Cup qualifier with the Czech Republic – and say they have the support of the German Football Association and FIFA over the issue. Lawrence played in Wales' opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Wednesday, the 3-1 defeat to... Read More
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