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Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan To Consider His Position After Sixth Defeat

Graham Coughlan Newport county
Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has given a scathing assessment of his team - and questioned his own future - after they suffered a sixth successive defeat. The County boss said the club’s fans deserved better after their latest setback - a 2-1 loss at home against Tranmere Rovers. That makes it a miserable round half dozen of losses on the bounce for Newport, who only a month ago looked to have a decent outside chance of making the play-offs before their rotten run.

Ioan Cunningham Under Pressure But Questions WRU Strategy For Women's Game

Ioan Cunningham expects scrutiny over his position as head coach after Wales glued themselves to the bottom of the Women’s Six Nations table. Like his counterpart in charge of the men’s team – Warren Gatland – Cunningham is a man under pressure who cannot ease things until he stops losing. The former Scarlets coach, who brought a sharp upturn in the fortunes of the national side in the women’s game two years ago, admits results have put him in the firing line.

Wrexham Ride To League One Is A Reward For The Fans, Says Phil Parkinson

Ryan Reynolds has said that he and Rob McElhenney are having the “ride of our lives” following another Wrexham promotion. The Deadpool star, 47, co-owns the club with fellow Hollywood actor McElhenney. They previously secured promotion to League Two last year, and a 6-0 victory over Forest Green Rovers on Saturday means they will play in League One next season, as they cannot now finish below the top three automatic promotion places.

Osian Pryce Back In Business After Storming To Severn Valley Stages Victory

Osian Pryce put himself back into contention for a second Probite British Rally Championship title after a sensational win at the second round of the season, the Rallynuts Severn Valley Stages [13 April].

Mark Jones Admits Ospreys Guilty Of Too Many Errors As European Dream Ends At Gloucester

Keelan Giles Ospreys
Mark Jones admitted the Ospreys undermined their own cause as they crashed out of the European Challenge Cup after giving up too many penalties to Gloucester. The region’s defence coach praised his team’s commitment during their 23-12 quarter-final defeat to Gloucester at Kingsholm.

Ruby Evans Begins Countdown To Olympic Spot In Paris

Ruby evans
With her sights firmly set on the Paris Olympics this summer, Ruby Evans will hope to book her ticket to the greatest show on Earth next month. Evans has been named in the senior Great Britain women’s team for the artistic gymnastics European Championships in Rimini, Italy, in May in a line-up that also includes Ondine Achampong, Alice Kinsella, nine-time senior European medallist Becky Downie MBE and Georgia-Mae Fenton.

Hold My Beer . . . Wrexham Poised To Clinch Another Promotion Party

Paul Mullin Wrexham
Wrexham could be hosting a promotion party on Saturday, but manager Phil Parkinson won’t be ordering the beers and champagne just yet. The Dragons manager insists it will be business as usual before their League Two home match against Forest Green Rovers, even though Wrexham may end up celebrating back-to-back promotions for their first time in the club’s history.

Adam Beard Bristling For Ospreys’ Anglo-Welsh Assault On Gloucester

Adam Beard Ospreys
Wales forward Adam Beard reckons the Ospreys have got the muscle memory to overpower Gloucester in their European Challenge Cup clash on Friday night. Last season, Beard was part of an Ospreys squad that did the double over French club Montpellier - an achievement that included an eye-catching away victory, when they went over the channel and won 21-10.

Wales Can Turn Their Campaign Around In Dublin, Says Abbie Fleming

Abbie Fleming Wales
They may be heading to Ireland seeking their first win in the 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations, but Ioan Cunningham’s Welsh team will be travelling to Cork with confidence still high. If the home defeat to Scotland was a shock to the system, the loss to reigning champions England at Ashton Gate was at least encouraging. To stand any chance of repeating the heroics of last year, that saw Wales finish third, a victory in Ireland is a must.

Jill McIntosh Urges Cardiff Dragons To Get Back On Track At Bath

Jill McIntosh Cardiff Dragons
Cardiff Dragons head coach Jill McIntosh has urged her team not to let slip their positive start to the season when they face Bath on Friday night. The Dragons had looked poised to break into the top four play-off places after winning three and drawing one of their opening six Super League matches.

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Newport County Boss James Rowberry Insists He "Won't Get Carried Away" After Making A Dream Start To His Managerial Career

By Paul Jones New Newport County manager James Rowberry admitted his start to life as a manager has gone better than he could have dreamed of after a 5-0 home win over Stevenage maintained his 100 per cent record in the job.  After a 3-1 victory at Bristol Rovers in his first game in... Read More

Wayne Routledge, 36, Can Stay At Swansea City As Long As He Likes, Says Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper insists Wayne Routledge can carry on playing for Swansea City just as long as he likes. The Swans head coach paid tribute to Routledge as the evergreen winger helped see off Stevenage 2-0 in the FA Cup third round. Routledge featured in Premier League Newcastle's humiliating 3-1 defeat... Read More

After Morgan Gibbs-White Goes Back To Wolves, Swansea City Boss Steve Cooper Admits: We Need To Get Past The Loan And Produce Our Own

Morgan Gibbs-White would have been one of the best players in the Championship had he stayed at Swansea City. That’s the firm conviction of frustrated Swans head coach Steve Cooper, who was powerless to stop the Wolves midfielder being recalled by the Premier League club this week. Swansea had spent... Read More

Mike Flynn Pays Tribute To Lennie Lawrence As Veteran Coach Leaves Newport County

Lennie Lawrence will remain a “very valued friend” to Newport County manager Mike Flynn after the club confirmed their assistant was leaving to join Stevenage. Lawrence, 72, has been at Rodney Parade for three years and forged an immediate bond with Flynn as both worked to pull off the great... Read More

Sampson Faces Major Newport League Test Against Fellow Welshman Flynn At Rodney Parade

Welshman Mark Sampson is intent inflicting more pain on manager Michael Flynn’s Newport County.  Creigau-born Sampson, the former England women’s team manager, is now in charge at Stevenage FC, who play County at Rodney Parade on Saturday (3pm). Newport have suffered four successive SkyBet League Two defeats and badly need a home... Read More

Marvellous Marvel Ready To Make County Impact

Newport County have signed an absolute Marvel. Manager Michael Flynn has snapped up 23-year-old central defender Marvel Ekpiteta. "I'm buzzing to get started,” said Marvel. “I am really looking forward to the challenge ahead and can't wait for pre-season. “I see myself as a leader, love defending and I try and get... Read More
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