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Carys Cox Ready To Help Underdogs Wales Bite The French

Carys Cox Wales
You have to go back eight games to 2016 for the last time Wales managed to beat France in Guinness Women’s Six Nations. That famous 10-8 victory came courtesy of tries from Dyddgu Hywel and Megan York at The Gnoll, in Neath, and steered Rachel Taylor’s side to a fourth place finish in that year’s championship.

Erol Bulut Insists Russell Martin’s Bossing Of The Bluebirds Means Nothing

Russell Martin Southampton
Cardiff City manager Erol Bulut insists Russell Martin’s mastery over the Bluebirds has no significance as it occurred before the Turkish boss arrived in the capital. When Cardiff host promotion-chasing Southampton on Saturday, it will be an opportunity for Saints manager Martin to target his sixth consecutive win against the men in blue.

Tributes Paid To Leighton James After Wales Star’s Death At 71

Leighton James Wales
Tributes have been paid from across football to former Wales winger Leighton James who has died at the age of 71. James’ former clubs Burnley and Swansea City – where he spent 13 years of a colourful 19-year senior career – were among those to pay tribute to a gifted player who won 54 caps for his country.

Elfyn Evans Tied For Lead In Croatia With WRC Title Rival

Elfyn Evans is locked in a fierce battle with WRC title rival Thierry Neuville - with the duo unable to be separated after the opening day of Rally Croatia.

Wrexham Will Find It Tougher For Next Hollywood Ending

Phil Parkinson Wrexham
Wrexham may have promotion in the bag but manager Phil Parkinson has a clear warning for any of their new global fanbase who think every season from now on will have a Hollywood ending. The “Welcome to Wrexham” documentary series has mushroomed fan groups of the Reds in the most unlikely dark corners of the football universe.

Welsh Clubs Set To Be Part Of FA Cup Rebellion

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Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County and Wrexham could all soon be seeking compensation for changes to the FA Cup that County boss Graham Coughlan has denounced as “disastrous”. The EFL will seek compensation for its clubs over the “frustrating and disappointing” decision to scrap all FA Cup replays from next season.

Ethan Horvath Determined To Finish Season Strongly For Cardiff City As He Chases Copa America place

Ethan Horvath Cardiff City
Cardiff City goalkeeper Ethan Horvath is targeting three wins from their last three games as he looks to secure a spot on the plane for the Copa America this summer. The American has kept four clean sheets in 13 appearances for the Bluebirds, as is eyeing a place in the USA squad this summer, as his country host the tournament in June.

KC Sunshine Can Calm The Storm . . . And Keep Cardiff Dragons In Play-Off Hunt

Khanyisa Chawane
Cardiff Dragons’ Khanyisa Chawane is desperate to help her team enjoy a successful Super League campaign as she continues to erase the memory of her first all-too-brief season in the tournament. The South African international mid-court player has featured in every match so far for the Dragons, who host Surrey Storm on Friday night at the House of Sport.

Neath Issue Barbed Congratulations To Cardiff After Nigel Walker Declares EDC Verdict

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Neath have reacted badly to being beaten by Cardiff to the remaining place in the planned new 10-team Elite Domestic Competition – appearing to suggest the Welsh Rugby Union came to a biased judgement. The decision by the WRU to add Cardiff to the list has brought an end to a long, and sometimes farcical process that looked like musical chairs.

Luxury Limo Taulupe Faletau Revs Up For Cardiff And Wales

Taulupe Faletau Wales
The player Cardiff Rugby coach Matt Sherratt described as a Rolls Royce will go through the gears for the first time in six months on Friday night. Taulupe Faletau - who broke his arm playing for Wales at the World Cup - will make his comeback in the capital city region’s United Rugby Championship match against Ulster in Belfast.

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Steve Phillips Trousered Half A Million Quid As Part Of £1.9m WRU Pay-Offs

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New WRU Chief Abi Tierney Insists She’s Done Her Homework And Knows What She Is Joining

Abi Tierney has promised to deliver “North Star” leadership to guide the Welsh Rugby Union away from what has been described as a “toxic culture” at the organisation. Tierney will join the WRU next January at the latest after serving notice at the Home Office, where she is the director... Read More

WRU Missed Opportunies To Change Culture, Report Finds

The Welsh Rugby Union was responsible for a "serious failure of governance" and missed opportunities to act on concerning behaviour within the organisation, a report has found. A committee of Senedd (Welsh Parliament) members noted "systemic failures in the culture" of the WRU following allegations of racism, misogyny, sexism and... Read More

Maggie Alphonsi Takes Her Place On WRU Panel

England World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi has been appointed to the independent review panel that will report on organisational culture and behaviour within the Welsh Rugby Union. Sport Resolutions, administrators of the review, had previously confirmed former Court of Appeal judge Dame Anne Rafferty as panel chair, and she will... Read More

Nigel Walker Admits To Failings Within The Welsh Rugby Union . . . And Insists They Must Do Better

By David Williams Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) acting CEO, Nigel Walker, has expressed regret over the handling of allegations of sexism and misogyny within the organisation. He took over as acting CEO after Steve Phillips resigned on Sunday. Two women had complained about a "toxic culture" within the WRU, leading to an investigation... Read More

Welsh Rugby Is Now Fighting For Its Life, Claims Nigel Walker After Steve Phillips Quits

  By David Williams The Welsh Rugby Union’s chief executive Steve Phillips has resigned after an investigation uncovered complaints of racism, sexism and homophobia. Nigel Walker will take over as acting CEO with immediate effect, the organisation confirmed, after a number of former employees spoke out as part of a BBC Wales Investigates... Read More
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