Right, then. Here we go. The start of what will be a World Rally Championship winning year for Elfyn Evans. Hopefull For the first time in the sport’s history, a Welsh driver will begin the new season as favourite for the world rally title. Evans has finished runner-up for the last two seasons and the driver who has beaten him both times – eight-time world champion Sébastien Ogier - isn’t doing a full season.
Wales are close to securing their place in the netball tournament at the Commonwealth Games after boosting their world ranking. Head coach Sara Moore’s team beat the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Gibraltar at the weekend in a tournament played at Ebbw Vale to secure the Wendy White trophy. It was the first international matches Wales have been able to host since 2019 and the victories have put them on the threshold of confirming their place at the Birmingham Games later this year.
Jacob Draper has been tipped to become a key part of Great Britain’s future after the men’s hockey team began to look to 2024 after their disappointment of Tokyo. Draper – one of two Welsh stars in the men’s squad along with Rupert Shipperley – was mentioned by outgoing captain... Read More
Four Welsh players will help end 550 days of international exile after being named in the Great Britain hockey squads for home games against Germany that start today. Rupert Shipperley and Jacob Draper have been named in the men’s squad to face the Germans in a Pro league fixture this... Read More
Rupert Shipperley and Jacob Draper have been named... Read More
Jacob Draper,... Read More
Olympic hopefuls Jacob Draper and Rupert Shipperley came out on top at the recent Hockey Wales awards when they were named as joint winners of the Male Player of the Year title. Wales skipper Shipperley joined Draper in the Great Britain team this year and made his debut in February.... Read More
Wales hockey ace Rupert Shipperley has been offered a full-time place in Great Britain's men's programme in the lead-up to this summer Tokyo Olympics. The Hampstead & Westminster player had been training with the team in the latter part of 2019 before being called up to the squad for the first... Read More