Swansea City's chief executive Julian Winter has defended the sale of Wales centre-back Joe Rodon insisting it helped secure the future of the club. Winter has not confirmed the fee - reputed to be £11million + add-ons - the Swans received from Tottenham on deadline day just hours after manager Steve Cooper put him in the £25m bracket.
Manager Michael Flynn is refusing to get carried away after seeing his Newport County maintain their impressive start to the season. The Exiles made it back to back wins since their only defeat against League Two leaders Cambridge thanks to Tristan Abrahams penalty in the 1-0 win at Stevenage.
Midfielder Hayley Ladd says Wales are close to their pinnacle of qualifying for the European Championships finals. Wales host the Faroe Islands in Newport on Thursday (22 October) before the visit of Norway to Cardiff five days later.
Blair Riley talks passionately about winning the Elite League title and believes Cardiff Devils would have been crowned British ice hockey champions in 2020 has it not been for Coronavirus.
Wales’ Rebecca Baker will make her Vitality Netball Superleague debut with Celtic Dragons in 2021. The 23-year-old has recently broken into the national senior squad having played for the U21s at the Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana in 2017.
Steve Cooper admitted he “didn’t like” Swansea City’s performance at Coventry City which the head coach admitted lacked fight and intensity. Cooper watched his team earn a 1-1 draw at St. Andrew’s during which the Sky Blues missed a hatful of late chances to take the victory. The patchy display by the Swans came after their home defeat to Huddersfield and although they remain fourth in the Championship table, the momentum from their rapid start to the campaign seems to be waning.
Ross Moriarty wants Wales to light up a few smiles this weekend - 24 hours after the circuit breaker lockdown has been imposed. The Dragons star will aim to help lift the spirits of a nation as Wayne Pivac’s side finally prepare to return to Test rugby. When Wales run out to face France in Paris on Saturday it will end a run of 231 days since they last played at international level after the Covid-19 pandemic stopped rugby dead in its tracks.
Welsh weightlifters have started their countdown to the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in a virtual world. The likes of 2018 champ Gareth Evans, Hannah Powell and Catrin Jones have been starved of competition due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Glamorgan director of cricket Mark Wallace has paid tribute to Craig Meschede after the county’s all-rounder was forced to retire through injury. The South African-born all-rounder – who played international cricket for Germany - has announced he is to stop playing because of a bicep and upper arm problem. The... Read More
Next year’s British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa could now be moved back to the autumn, the hosts have conceded. The acceptance comes as countries around the world try to put together a revised playing schedule that proves workable in the wake of the current shutdown for the... Read More
The Welsh fitness coach who helped the Springboks win the World Cup last year is returning to British rugby to take over as Head of Physical Performance at Leicester Tigers. Aled Walters had been the Head of Athletic Performance at SA Rugby since 2018 and was widely credited with having... Read More
The Lions tour is in danger of being dumped next year as the home unions scramble to make sure home Test matches are their top priority. Wales, England, Ireland and Scotland are all fearful of the financial catastrophe which looms if their autumn Test scheduled is wiped out – or... Read More
Former Wales and Lions star Jamie Roberts has started working for the National Health Service to help the fight against coronavirus. Roberts – who qualified as a doctor seven years ago - has stepped in as a clinical innovation fellow, a role which will see him working in Cardiff in... Read More
Former Glamorgan and England cricketer Peter Walker – who went on to become a leading broadcaster in Wales – has died aged 84. Walker – who suffered a stroke - was born in England, but raised in South Africa. He spent two years in the Merchant Navy before joining Glamorgan... Read More