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Rhys Ruddock Plans Coaching Journey . . . . Following In Footsteps Of His Father, Mike

Rhys Ruddock Leinster
Rhys Ruddock has paid tribute to his family, including father Mike, after announcing this season would be his last. Ruddock will end a hugely successful 15-year stretch this month when he plays his final match for Leinster – bringing down the curtain on one of the most decorated careers of any player raised in Wales.

Former Wales Star Andy King Backs Maresca Magic To Pep Up Chelsea

Andy King Wales
Wales’ Leicester City title winner Andy King believes Chelsea have been attracted to making Enzo Maresca their new head coach because of the Pep Guardiola factor. Chelsea are reportedly in advanced talks to appoint Leicester boss Maresca, the 44-year-old Italian who until last summer was Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City.

Three Wise Men Looking For A Star On Judgement Day

Warren Gatland Wales
There will be three very interested spectators at Cardiff City Stadium at Judgement Day on Saturday all hoping for different things out of the regional double-header. The traditional derbyfest ends the season for the four Welsh teams in the United Rugby Championship – unless the Ospreys can squeeze into the play-offs.

One In Five Footballers Are Using Snus

Snus football
Around one in five male and female professional players who took part in a new survey are currently using snus, nicotine pouches or both. Snus is a tobacco product in a sachet, similar to a small tea bag, which is placed under the lip and releases nicotine into the bloodstream.

Jeremiah Azu Looking To Conquer Rome After Making History Books

Jeremiah Azu
Jeremiah Azu will be gunning for glory at the European Champions in Rome in June.

Gareth Davies . . . The Striking Bright Light In A Dark Season For The Scarlets

Gareth Davies
The “phenomenal” Gareth Davies has been likened to a top striker in football having just reached a major career landmark. Wales scrum-half Davies took his tally of league tries up to 50 with a double in the Scarlets’ victory over Zebre Parma in the last round of BKT URC matches.

Llantwit Fardre Turn On The Power To Take Cup Glory

Llantwit Fardre RFC v Cilfynydd RFC 5
At the end of what has been an up and down season, Llantwit Fardre saved their best for last to secure Worthington’s Mid District Division Two Cup glory. A first half five-try blitz set Fardre up for a 47-27 victory over their Two East Central counterparts Cilfynydd at Sardis Road.

Cambrian Welfare Clinch Double After Beating Nelson

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Cambrian Welfare rounded off a triumphant campaign as they came from behind to beat Nelson, 43-27 at Sardis Road and secure the Worthington’s Mid District Division One Cup. It bagged a second piece of silverware of the season for the Welfare, who had already been crowned champions of Division One East Central to earn promotion to next season’s new look Championship.

Sam Northeast Claims Tame Draw Was Inevitable For Glamorgan

Sam Northeast Glamorgan
Glamorgan captain Sam Northeast admitted he had settled for a draw long before the match against Leicestershire left both teams frustrated. The Welsh county have been left back in sixth place in Division Two of the Vitality County Championship with only one win from seven games.

Eight Players Set For Wales PDRL Debuts

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) head coach Rob Davies has named his squad for both the exhibition game against Team Colostomy UK and the full international against a PDRL All Stars side this June.

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Price Is Right For Saturday Night Coronation

Imagine if Gareth Bale - or Jess Fishlock, for that matter – had packed in football at the age of 20 as a full Wales international to take up another sport. Now, consider the reaction if they had not only become an Olympic champion, but also world champion by the... Read More

Wales Earn Osian Approval For Finland Clash

Osian Roberts is backing Wales to continue on the journey he started with Chris Coleman in 2016 by moving a step closer to another Euros finals qualification tonight (Thurs) Roberts was assistant manager to Chris Coleman when Wales broke new ground eight years ago by reaching the tournament finals in... Read More

Time Will March On . . . And On . . . For Welsh Clubs This Season

The four Welsh clubs in Football League action last weekend are going to have to get used to a heavier match-day schedule this season. Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County and Wrexham all found their games went well over the 90-minute mark as new guidelines on added time and player... Read More

Wales Captain Sophie Ingle's Future Thrown Into Doubt By Chelsea Chaos

By Paul Jones The futures of Wales captain Sophie Ingle and goalkeeper Poppy Soper have been thrown into doubt by the financial crisis threatening to engulf Chelsea. Both Ingle and Soper play their club football at the Women’s Super League champions who have been thrown into turmoil by the UK government’s decision... Read More

Wales Hoping For Imminent Clarification Over World Cup Play-off Fixtures . . . As Scotland V Ukraine is Postponed

By Tom Prosser The Football Association of Wales are hoping to receive clarification on Tuesday about when their World Cup play-off fixtures will take place, after it has now been officially confirmed that Scotland’s semi-final against Ukraine has been postponed. FIFA, world football's governing body, had a call with the chief executives... Read More

Wales Could Be Affected After Ukraine Request To Move Scotland Fixture Back

By Gareth James Wales’ road to the World Cup finals in Qatar looks certain to be delayed by the continuing war in Ukraine. Robert Page’s side was due to face the winners of the Scotland v Ukraine play-off on March 29 if Wales can overcome Austria five days earlier. Both matches are scheduled... Read More
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