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.
Scarlets head coach Glenn Delaney has labelled Sione Kalamafoni as the region’s “galvaniser” after his try helped them beat the Dragons, 20-3, on New Year’s Day. Second-half tries from the forceful No.8 and replacement outside-half Sam Costelow were enough to get Delaney’s side over the line in a match that... Read More
By Steffan Thomas Josh Macleod has been tipped as an international star of the future as Wayne Pivac gets ready to name his squad for Wales’ autumn campaign. The Monte Carlo born openside has been in red hot form for the Scarlets making more turnovers, 23, than any other player in the... Read More
Scott Quinnell Was A Scarlets Hero . . . Now Tongan International Sione Kalamafoni Wants To Follow In Those Footsteps
Sione Kalamafoni arrived at Parc y Scarlets this summer with a reputation as a fearsome ball carrier and a physical enforcer. The Scarlets face a daunting trip to Toulon on Saturday and will need to front up if they are to progress further in Europe. Steffan Thomas talks to the... Read More