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Chris Type . . . Handwriting The Future Blueprint For Elite Athletes In Wales

Chris Type helped deliver Welsh Boxing’s most successful Commonwealth Games for more than 60 years in Birmingham last summer. Now, he is aiming to help add some extra punch to Welsh Athletics’ ambition to build on the success enjoyed by track and field in Wales. Last summer, Welsh athletes Olivia Breen and Aled Sion Davies won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, with Harrison Walsh earning bronze.

No Pretty, But Pretty Effective . . . JPR Williams Backs Winner Warren Gatland To Turn Wales Around

Warren Gatland has been backed to make a success of his second stint in charge of Wales – but it won’t be pretty, according to the man who ground out more victories than most. JPR Williams enjoyed a phenomenal success rate of over 70 per cent in 55 Tests for Wales and believes Gatland can restore the winning habit when his second stint in charge begins with Wales’ opening Six Nations match against Ireland. “I think if anyone can put up a decent show, it'll be him,” says Williams of Gatland ahead of the Ireland clash, which is live on S4C on Saturday.

Luca Chases The Limelight As Wales U20s Bid To Start The Weekend With A Bang Against Ireland

Luca Giannini has revealed how the meteoric rise of Joe Hawkins is inspiring the current crop of Wales U20 youngsters. Scarlets teenager Giannini will make his Six Nations bow as one of the youngest players in coach Byron Hayward’s side when Wales host Ireland in Colwyn Bay on Friday night in a match that is live on S4C. But the 18-year-old back rower – whose family swapped the Bay of Naples for the Carmarthenshire coast – holds an ultimate aim of following Hawkins into the senior squad in double quick time.

Eddie Butler Remembered And Celebrated On The Eve Of The Six Nations

Friends, colleagues and admirers of Eddie Butler joined in a heartfelt celebration of the rich life of the former Wales captain on Thursday afternoon. Abergavenny Market Hall was the venue for an emotional memorial service for the much-loved and multi-talented broadcaster and writer, who died last September while on a charity event in Peru. Around 750 people gathered to hear former Pontypool and Wales teammates share their memories of the1983 British and Irish Lions tourist, who went on to become the voice of the Six Nations as well as an esteemed national newspaper writer.

Aggregate Final January Window Scoreline: Other Clubs 6, Swansea City 0

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 Happy For Few People To Rate His Blend Of Old And New . . . Especially In Ireland

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.

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

Newport Announce The Loan Signing Of Charlie McNeil . . . While Cardiff City Try To Seal A Deal For Sory Kaba

Just Months After Contemplating His Future . . . David Pritchard Is Enjoying Life Back On The Saddle Following Welsh Grand National Win

Nathan Jones Believes Southampton Can Shock Newcastle . . . Despite The Magpies' Ominous form

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Trevor Birch Aims To Showcase The EFL . . . As Cardiff City And Swansea City Prepare For The Return Of The Championship

By Paul Jones Cardiff City and Swansea City continue their preparation, as the Sky Bet Championship is set to make a return following the World Cup break. EFL chief executive, and former Swansea City Chairman Trevor Birch feels the recent experiment of a first ‘Innovation Game’ can only have helped showcase... Read More

Joe Is In The Know . . . Allen Return Provides So Much Wisdom, Insists Swansea City Boss Russell Martin

Joe Allen’s know-how will prove a vital asset for Swansea City this coming season, head coach Russell Martin has insisted. Allen could make the second Swansea debut of his career on Tuesday night in a pre-season game at Plymouth Argyle, a full 15 years after his first. The Wales midfielder,... Read More

Rugby Faces Long, Long Wait To Return, Warn Pontypool After Meeting With WRU

Welsh rugby fans have been warned not to cling to “false hope” that the sport is about to return any time soon. Football may be limbering up for its re-appearance on Wednesday night when the Premier League kicks-off again behind closed doors, but rugby is not on the same trajectory... Read More

Sol Bamba Insists Cardiff City Can Use Big Return Date As Springboard To Promotion

Sol Bamba insists Cardiff City can get on a roll that can take them to the Premier League if they can beat Leeds United when the Championship season resumes next week. The Bluebirds defender – whose club are due to play a training match against Swansea City on Saturday –... Read More

Welsh Golf Is Back . . . But Everyone Has To Play By The New Rules

After the famine, it’s tee-time across many golf clubs across Wales as the first sport to emerge from the forced hibernation of the pandemic, appears – blinking a little - into the light. Graham Thomas looks at what you can and can’t do and speaks to two clubs who have... Read More