Cardiff Met have been forced to put up the ‘Sold Out’ signs a day ahead of their BUCS Super Rugby ‘Cardiff Clash’ with their noisy-neighbours Cardiff University on Wednesday, 5 October. More than 4,000 tickets were sold in the space of 10 days for the derby game at the Arms Park, putting the fixture on a par with attendances at the Dragons and Ospreys so far this season. Last season, the two Welsh capital universities clashed three times, with a mere five points splitting the two teams across the three fixtures.
Rubin Colwill is facing a fight to prove his readiness to go to the World Cup with Wales next month. The Cardiff City striker is set to miss two more Bluebirds games this week after a freak training accident ruled him out of last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Burnley. Interim boss Mark Hudson confirmed the Qatar hopeful won’t feature in Tuesday night’s home game against Blackburn Rovers and unless he gets back on the grass this week won’t feature at Wigan this weekend.
Alys Thomas has been forced to retire from competitive swimming. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has called time on a glittering career on the advice of medical professionals due to an ongoing wrist injury. She first sustained the injury before the 2010 Games in Delhi, but her ambition to make a second Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 has gone.
By Stuart Taylor “I feel like my world is falling apart. And I am really scared.” These are powerful words that former Wales captain Ryan Jones used to describe how he feels, having revealed to the world that he has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and probable chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). “It... Read More
Welsh Flyer Regan Grace Set For A French Adventure . . . As Saints Winger To Swap Codes Following Impressive Super League Stint
By Hannah Blackwell Welsh flyer Regan Grace is set to embark on a French adventure following an impressive 6-year stint in the Super League playing for St Helens. The winger from Port Talbot has scored 84 tries in 133 games for the saints in what has been a dazzling few years at... Read More
The Real Story Behind The Most Controversial Signing In Welsh Rugby History Which Nearly Bankrupted A Famous Club
Frano Botica will always be remembered as one of New Zealand’s best dual code internationals but his time at Llanelli RFC in the late 1990’s remains a controversial talking point. The former All Black was earning Premier League football wages in Welsh rugby 24 years ago with the deal costing... Read More
Storm Emma has struck a blow in Cardiff Bay – and forced another Storm to stay away. Cardiff Devils were scheduled to play Manchester Storm in a crucial Elite League fixture on Friday, but that clash has been postponed. The match was a 3,000-plus sell-out, but the bad weather across Britain means... Read More
dai-sport journalist Terry Phillips attended the Wales Sport Awards evening at Celtic Manor. He looks at award winners. Wales and Scarlets rugby union player Jonathan Davies is BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2017. Davies was unable to attend the event because of a serious foot injury, but said during a... Read More
Dai Sport journalist Terry Phillips attended the Wales Sports Awards evening at Celtic Manor. He looks at award winners. Former rugby union and rugby league ace Dai Watkins was honoured during the Wales Sports Awards. Watkins, 75, was presented with a Special Recognition Award, going on stage with close friend Carolyn Hitt. The... Read More