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S4C To Show Dragons, Cardiff And Scarlets In Europe This Season

The Dragons’ campaign in Europe this season will be shown live on S4C. The Welsh broadcaster has struck a deal to show live European rugby matches from both the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup this season, including matches involving both Cardiff and the Scarlets. In all, they will screen two matches from the Champions Cup group stages, in addition to all four of the Dragons’ matches from the Challenge Cup.

Welsh Boxing Star Sean McGoldrick Delivers Some Knockout Advice Ahead Of The Commonwealth Games

Welsh boxing star Sean McGoldrick is a two-time medal winner at the Commonwealth Games and as the countdown starts to Birmingham 2022 he offers a simple recipe for success, as he tells Tom Prosser. The next edition of the Commonwealth Games is just eight months away and every Welsh hopeful is searching for the right approach towards peaking next July. Bantamweight, McGoldrick, won gold in 2010 in Delhi and backed that up with a bronze in Glasgow four years later. 

Gemma Grainger Left Proud Of Wales, But Target Now Switches To Chasing World Cup Play-Off Spot

Gemma Grainger has praised her Wales players for delivering one of the best displays since she took charge, despite their 2-0 defeat to France on Tuesday night. It was a first loss of the Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign for Wales and it leaves them unlikely to finish top of Group I to gain automatic entry to the tournament finals. Even if Wales were to reverse the result when France visit Llanelli next year, Grainger’s side would still be relying on the group leaders to drop points elsewhere if Wales were to end up topping the group.

Four Welsh Included In GB Team For European Cross Country Championships Next Month

European Rugby Bosses Under Pressure To Change Rules After South Africa Chaos For Cardiff And Scarlets

European rugby bosses are coming under increasing pressure to shift from their hardline stance over fulfilling scheduled fixtures in this season’s tournaments. Much arm-twisting is going on behind the scenes following the chaotic preparations for the Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup being experienced by Cardiff, the Scarlets, Munster and Zebre. Most of Cardiff’s stranded group in South Africa are hoping to fly back to the UK on Thursday, where they will undergo 10 days of quarantine in a hotel near Heathrow.

Wales Para Surfing Team Head to ISA Para Surfing World Championships In California On A Crest Of A Wave

Cardiff City Record Appearance Holder Phil Dwyer Dies At The Age Of 68

By Tom Prosser Cardiff City legend and record appearance holder Phil Dwyer has sadly passed away at the age of 68. Legend is an often overused word in sport but Dwyer well and truly goes down as a Bluebirds great and is one of the most popular players of all-time amongst the Cardiff City faithful. Dwyer was born just a stone’s throw away from Ninian Park in Grangetown and joined the club at the age of 16.

Does Suspension Finally Spell The End For Bangor City?

Dean Ryan Urges His Dragon Players To "Challenge Themselves". . . As They Aim To Get Back To Winning Ways Against Glasgow

By James Skeldon Dean Ryan has urged his Dragons players to “challenge themselves” ahead of their trip to Glasgow on Saturday. The Dragons have lost five of their six matches so far in the United Rugby Championship and were swatted aside by Edinburgh at the weekend. After an error-ridden first quarter where nothing went right for the home team and an ineffective second half performance, Ryan could only congratulate Edinburgh after the match.

Holly Jones Regains Her British Senior Vault Title. . . As Welsh Gymnasts Win Medals Galore

By Carl Field Swansea’s Holly Jones regains British senior vault title at 2021 Women’s Artistic British Championships. A dozen medals, including a clean sweep in the juniors and seven won by four Commonwealth Games contenders, capped a brilliant 2021 Women’s Artistic British Championships for Welsh gymnasts in Guildford over the weekend.

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Women's Sport In Wales Is Changing . . . But Not Fast Enough, Says Jayne Ludlow

Jayne Ludlow is preparing her Wales team for a vital upcoming Euro qualifier against Northern Ireland. Like the previous World Cup campaign, it’s a momentum-builder that is gathering energy and changing the perception of women’s sport in Wales. But she still sees limits on the opportunities for girls in all... Read More

World Ranked Lake And Creed Favourites To Clash In Llantrisant's PSA Open Squash Final This Weekend

Former European Junior Champion Nathan Lake, from Gloucestershire, was top seed for a World ranking squash tournament in South Wales this weekend. Cheltenham-born Lake, a 26-year-old who plays out of the East Glos club, has been drawn against Liam Eason in the first round. Eason, aged 21 and from the Rhondda, is... Read More

The Rhondda Dream Is Forming Again . . . Only This Time It's Netball

Rugby, football and boxing are the sports synonymous with the Rhondda Valley, but netball’s progress has often been denied through lack of opportunity. Not any more. Graham Thomas reports on a rousing Rhondda success story. The Celtic Dragons may have had their fires doused after another season of struggle in... Read More

It's Blaenrhondda AFC At The Double In Alliance

Blaenrhondda AFC finished their 2017-18 season on a double high - and left Penydarren BGC’s hopes of winning league and cup in tatters. Penydarren enjoyed a magnificent season and earned their number one prize, winning the South Wales Alliance Premier title and gaining promotion, but Blaenrhondda had the final word. They defeated... Read More

Ten-Man Rhondda Bulldogs Climb Off The Bottom

Ton Pentre battled to a Welsh Football League point despite having a player sent off early in the second half against Goytre United. The First Division match ended 0-0 at Ynys Park, a result which lifted the Rhondda Bulldogs off the bottom on goal difference. Ton, who are still without a win... Read More

Welsh Managers Michael and Nathan Go Head-To-Head In League Two Clash

Welshmen Michael Flynn and Nathan Jones go head-to-head at Kenilworth Road in Luton on Saturday (3pm). Newport-born Flynn, aged 36, is manager of his home city club County, while Jones, a 44-year-old from the Rhondda, is in charge at Luton Town. Jones is a former Cardiff City junior player who started his... Read More
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