Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
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I’m fed up of seeing Wales play second fiddle to New Zealand on the rugby pitch. It has got to such a sorry state that not even the fathers of most of the current Welsh players were born the last time we beat them! Fancy having to go back to... Read More
Alun Wyn Jones believes the number of captaincy candidates for this summer’s British and Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa reached “probably double figures”. And Jones acclaimed the leadership quality of England lock Maro Itoje, who was widely thought to be his main rival for Lions captaincy duties. Wales skipper... Read More
Chris Gunter is set to make history on Saturday night as he becomes the first male Welsh international to reach 100 caps for his country. Over 14 years since his debut, Gunter will captain Wales in a friendly against Mexico at the Cardiff City Stadium and join three Welsh women... Read More
Newport County goalkeeper Tom King could be about to enter football’s record books after his incredible goal at Cheltenham. King scored directly from a goal-kick in the 1-1 draw at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium on Tuesday night – an estimated 95-metre yard effort that could smash the current record held by... Read More
Welsh Athletics chief executive James Williams has spoken for the first time about distance star Jake Smith's decision to switch international allegiance to England - just weeks after becoming eligible to run for Wales. Bermuda-born Smith successfully applied for Welsh eligibility in October having lived in Cardiff for more than... Read More
Ken Owens will have cause for a double celebration today when he leads out the Scarlets at Rodney Parade in their final game of the regular season in this extraordinary Guinness PRO14 campaign. Firstly, it will be the first time he has led his side since confirmation he would soon... Read More