Seven Welsh swimmers have been named in British Swimming's World Class Programme for 2020/21. Georgia Davies (Energy Standard), Calum Jarvis (Bath NC) and Alys Thomas (Swim Swansea) have been named in the Podium programme.
Jarrod Skalde is Cardiff Devils new head coach. The Canadian, 49, will take over the role in the next few months when COVID-19 restrictions allow.
Sophie Ingle believes mighty Chelsea and little Vale Wanderers have been crucial influences in her route to becoming a Welsh centurion. Ingle will win her 100th cap in Oslo tonight when Wales attempt to put a dent in Norway’s leadership of their Euro qualifying group. It is a fittingly significant match for a notable personal milestone. Only Jess Fishlock and Loren Dykes have reached three figures among Wales’ footballers – women or men.
The Welsh Amateur Golf Championships for Men and Ladies have been cancelled for 2020 following the latest lockdown rules in many areas of the country, Wales Golf has announced. The Ladies Amateur Championship was due to be held in Rhuddlan, North Wales this weekend.
Chairman Howard King has revealed that Merthyr Town would have gone bust by November had they started the season playing behind closed doors. The Southern League outfit have taken the decision to suspend playing in the 2021-21 season due to the problems caused by COVID-19.
Swansea City fought back from a goal down to beat South Wales rivals Cardiff City 3-1 in their Professional Under-18 Development League match at Landore. Welsh-born striker James Crole fired the Bluebirds ahead after nine minutes before Josh Thomas, Cameron Congreve and Morgan Clarke scored to earn the Swans victory.
Gareth Bale’s return to Tottenham will spark an immediate impact within Jose Mourinho’s squad, according to Wales manager Ryan Giggs. Bale may have been on the sidelines at his new club as Spurs thrashed Southampton 5-2 at the weekend, but that may be only the start of a more lasting influence according to his international boss. Reflecting on Bale’s loan move from Real Madrid, Giggs said: “It’s a huge boost when you see someone like that walk through the door.
Gerwyn Price produced. a stunning comeback to win the World Series title for the first time in Salzburg. The 35-year-old won seven out of eight legs to beat Rob Cross 11-9 in Austria and extend his winning run to 17 matches.
Tesni Evans and Joel Makin saw their PSA Manchester Open run ended at the quarter-finals. Wales' top duo both went out against higher-seeded opponents after last eight battles.
Rhys Webb is still the same “cheeky” scrum-half of 12 years ago, according to the former Wales U20s teammate who shared one of the team’s greatest – and most controversial - victories. Haydyn Pugh was alongside Webb, Dan Biggar, Leigh Halfpenny and Jonathan Davies in a national age group side... Read More
Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb has revealed why he has been burning the midnight oil to help the National Health Service during the coronavirus crisis. Webb has been working regular night shifts for Vale of Glamorgan-based company TJ Morgan, who make PPE (personal protective equipment) masks for the NHS. Rugby has... Read More
Think of a number that sums up the best of Welsh rugby players throughout history and most people plump for 10. Max Boyce would be among them. But Owen Morgan reckons that just doesn’t add up. Max Boyce got it wrong! Instead of celebrating the mythical Welsh outside-half factory almost... Read More
Wales’ rival scrum-halves Gareth Davies and Rhys Webb could get a European showdown after the Six Nations – providing Toulon play ball. The pair have been drawn together in the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup after the Scarlets and Toulon both made it through to the last eight. Webb’s... Read More
Wales scrum-half Aled Davies could be on his was from the Ospreys to join English giants Bath. The West Country club have expressed an interest in signing the 27-year-old who is out of contract at the end of the season and has a big decision to make over his future.... Read More
Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb will rejoin the Ospreys next season in a deal that will pave the way for a return to international rugby. The British and Irish Lions star is returning to Wales after Toulon agreed to release him from the final year of his contract “for family reasons”.... Read More