Seventy two of the best young golfers in Wales took part in the PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals at Tredegar Park, with winners coming from all round Wales. Bleddyn Holgate, from Cilgwyn in West Wales, won the Under 14 category Order of Merit, with Geraint Barnes, Llantrisant and Pontyclun, taking the honours on the day with an impressive 44 points, along with third place overall.
BUCS Super Rugby is set to return with a bang this week with the opening two rounds featuring two classic Welsh derbies. Wednesday night will see Swansea University host last season’s semi-finalists Cardiff Met at St Helen’s. A week later it will be the battle of the Welsh capital institutions, when Cardiff Met host Cardiff University at the Arms Park.
Wales are planning talks with Los Angeles FC to make sure Gareth Bale is in peak condition for the World Cup. Skipper Bale completed 90 minutes for the first time in over 12 months on Sunday as Wales suffered relegation from the top tier of the Nations League by losing 1-0 to Poland in Cardiff. The former Real Madrid star almost equalised in stoppage time when his header struck the crossbar.
Wales Physical Disability Rugby League head coach Craig Fisher says his squad is ready to make its mark at the upcoming PDRL World Cup. Fisher has named a 15-player squad for the tournament which takes place in Warrington from Sunday 23 October.
Dai Flanagan insists Dragons players need to enjoy the company of their coaches as he looked forward to the rest of the season in charge at the region, following the sidelining of Dean Ryan. Although the Dragons have yet to confirm the departure of director of rugby Ryan, it is expected to be announced this week after the agreement of a financial settlement. It means head coach Flanagan will step up to be the man in charge and he has vowed to create a healthy environment, building on the feelgood factor of Sunday’s 23-17 victory over Munster.
Ben Pritchard plans on using his bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships as a springboard to the Paris Olympics in 2014. The Welsh rowing ace's first world medal in the PR1 Men's single sculls added to the bronze he won at the Europeans in Munich in July.
Legendary Former All Blacks Coach Wayne Smith Backs Vaea Fifita To Make A Huge Impact At The Scarlets
By Steffan Thomas VAEA FIFITA has been tipped to take the United Rugby Championship by storm following his high-profile move from Wasps to Scarlets. The 11-times capped All Black, who has now thrown his lot in with Tonga following the change to World Rugby’s eligibility laws, can play lock or blindside, and... Read More
S4C Will Provide Coverage Of Every Round Of The Indigo Premiership . . . After Last Year's Streaming Success
By David Williams S4C’s Rygbi Indigo Prem have confirmed they will show matches from every round of the new season, with coverage being shown online and on television. Lauren Jenkins will host Rygbi Indigo Prem, and she will be joined by a host of familiar rugby names throughout the season. S4C’s coverage gets... Read More
The Week-Long Multi-Sport Para Sport Festival Is Ready To Inspire, Delight And Entertain Swansea Bay
By Paul Evans The week-long multi-sport and multi-venue Para Sport Festival will start on Monday (1 August) with the biggest in-person insport Series event since 2019 – with over 20 sports for people of all ages and all abilities to come and try, brought to Swansea University (Singleton Park Campus) by... Read More
When One Door Closes, Another One Opens . . . The Inspirational Story Of Harrison Walsh Is An Example For All
By Harry Corish Harrison Walsh is off to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham - an example to everyone that when one door closes, another one opens. The 26-year-old from Mumbles was at the start of a promising rugby career, playing for the Ospreys and Swansea RFC when he suffered a freak injury... Read More
A Legal Case Involving A Group Of Rugby Players Diagnosed With Early-Onset Dementia Looks Set For The Courts
David Williams A legal case involving a group of rugby players - including dozens from Wales - diagnosed with early-onset dementia and other irreversible neurological impairments now looks destined for the courts. Proceedings are to be issued by Rylands Law on behalf of a group of professional and semi-professional players against World... Read More
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