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Three Wise Men Looking For A Star On Judgement Day

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There will be three very interested spectators at Cardiff City Stadium at Judgement Day on Saturday all hoping for different things out of the regional double-header. The traditional derbyfest ends the season for the four Welsh teams in the United Rugby Championship – unless the Ospreys can squeeze into the play-offs.

One In Five Footballers Are Using Snus

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Around one in five male and female professional players who took part in a new survey are currently using snus, nicotine pouches or both. Snus is a tobacco product in a sachet, similar to a small tea bag, which is placed under the lip and releases nicotine into the bloodstream.

Jeremiah Azu Looking To Conquer Rome After Making History Books

Jeremiah Azu
Jeremiah Azu will be gunning for glory at the European Champions in Rome in June.

Gareth Davies . . . The Striking Bright Light In A Dark Season For The Scarlets

Gareth Davies
The “phenomenal” Gareth Davies has been likened to a top striker in football having just reached a major career landmark. Wales scrum-half Davies took his tally of league tries up to 50 with a double in the Scarlets’ victory over Zebre Parma in the last round of BKT URC matches.

Llantwit Fardre Turn On The Power To Take Cup Glory

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At the end of what has been an up and down season, Llantwit Fardre saved their best for last to secure Worthington’s Mid District Division Two Cup glory. A first half five-try blitz set Fardre up for a 47-27 victory over their Two East Central counterparts Cilfynydd at Sardis Road.

Cambrian Welfare Clinch Double After Beating Nelson

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Cambrian Welfare rounded off a triumphant campaign as they came from behind to beat Nelson, 43-27 at Sardis Road and secure the Worthington’s Mid District Division One Cup. It bagged a second piece of silverware of the season for the Welfare, who had already been crowned champions of Division One East Central to earn promotion to next season’s new look Championship.

Sam Northeast Claims Tame Draw Was Inevitable For Glamorgan

Sam Northeast Glamorgan
Glamorgan captain Sam Northeast admitted he had settled for a draw long before the match against Leicestershire left both teams frustrated. The Welsh county have been left back in sixth place in Division Two of the Vitality County Championship with only one win from seven games.

Eight Players Set For Wales PDRL Debuts

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) head coach Rob Davies has named his squad for both the exhibition game against Team Colostomy UK and the full international against a PDRL All Stars side this June.

Wales Wheelchair Head Coach Alan Caron Looking To Next Generation To Continue Celtic Cup Domination

Wales Wheelchair head coach Alan Caron has named a nine-player squad to travel to the University of Galway to take on Scotland and Ireland in the Celtic Cup on Saturday 8 June.

Ollie Wynne-Griffith Vows To Stay Clear Of Chasing Pack Ahead Of Olympics

Oliver Wynne-Griffith rowing
Ollie Wynne-Griffith insists he and teammate Tom George will strive for more improvement after they underlined their favourites’ tag for the Olympic Games by winning the men’s pair final at the World Rowing Cup. Welsh star Wynne-Griffith led the way as they won the first of seven medals for Great Britain on the final day of the regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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The Welsh Rugby Union Have Been Warned About The Future Of Welsh Rugby . . . After Several Former Employees Call Out The Organisation

By Paul Evans The Acting Chief Executive of Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), Nigel Walker, has warned that the allegations of misogyny, sexism, racism, and homophobia that have come to light could put the future of rugby in Wales at risk. The allegations of a "toxic culture" within the WRU were revealed in... Read More

Willis Halaholo Target For Pontypridd Attack Over "Strange Name"

Wales centre Willis Halaholo has found himself at the centre of yet another racism storm. Halaholo, who helped Wayne Pivac’s side win the 2021 Six Nations, qualified for Wales on residency after three years with Cardiff Blues. When he was first selected by his adopted country in November 2019, the... Read More

Welsh Sport To Seek Witness Evidence On Experience of Racism

A major research programme exploring race and racism is calling on anyone involved in Welsh sport to share their experiences. Whether you are an elite athlete, enthusiastic amateur, a fan, or work in sport, the #TellYourStory project wants to hear from you. The UK-wide campaign by the home nation sports... Read More

Rugby Is Institutionally Racist, Too, Says New Wales Coach

New Wales Women’s coach Warren Abrahams has echoed the criticism aimed at cricket by claiming that rugby is institutionally racist. The South African became the first black appointment to the senior job with a national team in Welsh or UK rugby last week when he was installed by the Welsh... Read More

Bath Time Is Over . . . But Aled Brew Wants Two More Years Before The Plug Is Pulled

Aled Brew’s time at Bath may have run out, but the former Wales wing insists he’s not ready to hang up his boots just yet. Brew may be 34 next month, but he tells Peter Jackson he wants two more years - wherever that might take him. It was never... Read More

Ashton Hewitt Salutes Backers After Twitter Debate With Andrew Coombs

Ashton Hewitt has thanked those who have supported his backing for the Black Lives matter campaign and the revelations over his own experiences of racism in Wales. The Dragons wing – who was called up to train with Wales during this season’s Six Nations – gave a revealing account of... Read More
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