Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Ben Bowns, the most successful starting goalie in Cardiff Devils history, faces having to overcome a huge injury setback if he is to make a success of his move to Austria. Yorkshireman Bowns, a man at the heart of every Devils trophy success over the last six years, suffered a... Read More
Former Cardiff Devils captain Ryan Finnerty brings his ‘rough and tumble’ Stormtroopers to the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay on Saturday (7pm). Canadian Finnerty was an intense, aggressive competitor during his playing days and his Manchester Storm team play with that same commitment. “Finner’s rough and tumble style of play is exactly... Read More
Cardiff Devils have thrown a team training session open to supporters next Wednesday. Fans will watch head coach Andrew Lord lead an hour-long session at Ice Arena Wales before all players mix with the Red Army fans in the main bar. There will be brief chats with all Devils’ new signings including... Read More
Russ Moyer, an Elite League champion with Sheffield Steelers three years ago, is standing in the way of Cardiff Devils and their quest for play-offs glory. The 35-year-old, from North Bay, Ontario, is a key player for Fife Flyers, the Scottish team Devils face in the PredictorBet play-off semi-finals in Nottingham... Read More
Cardiff Devils were edged out in a pulsating Elite League ice hockey clash at the SSE Arena in Belfast. Heavyweights Devils and Giants, the top two teams in the table, slugged it out in a match full of physical confrontations, top class skill, composure, drama and controversy. Belfast won 4-3 after sudden... Read More
Belfast Giants are banking on home truths to give them an edge in their Elite League title tussle with Cardiff Devils. Coach Adam Keefe and his Giants have 19 League fixtures left this season - and 16 of those are at their SSE Arena home rink. That includes back-to-back fixtures against leaders... Read More