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Volunteers Set The Culture And The Tone Of The Organisation . . . Allowing Run 4 Wales To Go From Strength To Strength

Drinking Has Long Been A Part Of The Culture Within Rugby . . . Has The Sport Got An Unhealthy Relationship With Alcohol?

Rhys Jones Already Had His Gold Medal Moment As He Relishes Prospect Of Commonwealth Games Hat-Trick

Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.

Adam Beard Insists Alun Wyn Jones Is "The Ultimate Professional . . . As Wales Face Daunting South African Test

Gareth Bale Excites Cardiff Fans With Vale Visit . . . As Agent Stresses His Next Move Is Not About Money

So, Farewell Ryan Giggs . . . A Deeply Flawed Character In Thrall To A False Sense Of His Own Indestructability

So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.

Gareth Bale Backs FAW Pledge To Put World Cup Profit Into Better Pitches

Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.

"I Saw Kids In Bucket Hats Singing Yma O Hyd, Driving Their Parents Mad" Says Wales Boss Rob Page

Special K- New recruit Keira aims to be serial thriller after joining GB squad

Glamorgan Are Back In The Hunt For T20 Blast Knockouts . . . As Sam Northeast And David Lloyd Put On Record Partnership

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Drinking Has Long Been A Part Of The Culture Within Rugby . . . Has The Sport Got An Unhealthy Relationship With Alcohol?

By Stuart Taylor "I'm off for a quiet pint – followed by fifteen noisy ones," said former Bath and England prop Gareth Chilcott. The quote is pretty much the embodiment of how people view rugby's relationship with alcohol. It is a relationship that has stood the test of time. Indeed both have been... Read More

Welsh Football Is Breaking Wales Free Of Its Shackles . . . As Years Of Hard Work Is Rewarded With World Cup Qualification

By Rob Carbon Welsh football is finally breaking free of the shackles and emerging from the shadow of Welsh Rugby. The UEFA survey all but confirms that football is taking centre stage in Wales’ sporting theatre, with the recent result against Ukraine and the incredible atmosphere on Sunday night emphasising football's new... Read More

Rugby Or Football On Top? In Wales, Both Have Some Way To Go Before They Can Look Down On The Other

Football is now more popular in Wales than rugby. How do we know this? Because the Football Association of Wales told us so yesterday after some expensive piece of research. Except, as Daniel Parker points out, the truth is not quite so black and white and should certainly require a... Read More

Football Has Overtaken Rugby As Wales' No.1 Sport, Say FAW After New Research

Football has overtaken rugby as the most popular sport in Wales, the Football Association of Wales have claimed. The governing body have released a report which they say proves that football has swapped places with rugby as the sport most people in Wales are both interested in and participate in.... Read More

The WRU's Decision To Bring Welsh Leagues To A Standstill Leaves Clubs Awarding Their Own Trophies

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

Henry Arundell's X Factor Is Grabbing Attention . . . As The WRU and Wayne Pivac Are Urged To Pull Out All The Stops

By Gareth James Wales are being urged to pull out all the stops and try to claim try-scoring sensation Henry Arundell after his latest astonishing effort left TV viewers in disbelief. The teenage London Irish full-back scored one of the greatest individual tries in the history of European rugby, but it was... Read More
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