Swansea City failed to sign a single player in the January transfer window after the club’s plan to bring in West Bromwich Albion striker Karlan Grant on loan backfired. In the dying minutes of Tuesday night’s window, Swansea's attempt to secure a loan for the West Brom forward fell through. The deal was expected to see Grant join the Swans on loan for the remainder of the season – filling some of the gaps exposed by the six players who have left the club this month.
Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Principality Stadium encounter kicks off Gatland’s second stint as Wales head coach, with his previous reign between 2008 and 2019 yielding four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals. Ireland will arrive in Cardiff as the world’s top-ranked team following a memorable year when they beat New Zealand twice, South Africa and Australia.
Rhys Webb has taken inspiration from football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after ending more than two years in the international rugby wilderness. Ospreys scrum-half Webb is on course to make his first Wales appearance since November 2020 in next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland. Webb, who toured New Zealand with the 2017 British and Irish Lions, featured on just five occasions during Wayne Pivac’s 34-Test reign as Wales head coach.
By Rob Carbon Mountain Ash adapted an old darts trophy and Llandudno re-used their 2019 league title glass bowl as clubs around Wales continued to improvise at the end of the season to mark their achievement in coming out on top in the Admiral Leagues. Championship winners Bargoed set the tone when they made... Read More
Newly appointed Haverfordwest chairman Rob Edwards has outlined his ambitious plans for the club and wants to transform them into European contenders in three years. Edwards, who recently replaced David Hughes as chairman of the Pembrokeshire side, told Leyton Orient podcast ‘The LO Down’ that a sustained growth period can... Read More
Rhys Carre could soon be heading back to Cardiff Blues as the implosion of Saracens looks set to end with the club’s relegation from the English Premiership. The Wales prop left the Blues to join Sarries at the end of last season, but his two-year contract already looks likely to... Read More
Wrexham 2, Solihull Moors 0 James Jennings has family connections at Wrexham FC - and he’s intent on helping the Dragons leave their Vanarama National League relegation. Issues behind them. Manchester-born Jennings, signed from, signed from Cheltenham Town, is the younger brother of Connor Jennings, a former Wrexham striker who now plays... Read More
Neil Warnock insisted he was proud of his relegated Cardiff City team, but was unable to confirm he would stay in charge at the club next season. The Bluebirds manager – who had hoped to take his side’s battle to avoid the drop to a final match at Manchester United –... Read More
Neil Warnock admits Wilfried Zaha has the talent to condemn Cardiff City to relegation this afternoon, which would be a poor reward for the manager who helped revive the striker’s career. Warnock may end up on the receiving end if a Zaha-inspired Crystal Palace win at the Bluebirds, who host... Read More