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Cardiff Cross Challenge Lives Up To Expectations. . .As Charlotte Arter Retains Her Title Ahead Of Jenny Nesbitt

By Owen Morgan The Cardiff Cross Challenge lived up to its new status as a World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold standard event with thrilling finishes in top quality senior men's and women's races. Charlotte Arter retained her title ahead of Cardiff team-mate Jenny Nesbitt, while Derby's Hugo Milner produced a blistering time to win the men's race. The sun came out to celebrate the event's elevation to global standard and training partners Arter and Nesbitt rose to the occasion in the most un-cross country-like warm conditions.

Cameron Norrie . . . A Welsh/Scottish/New Zealand/South African Tennis Success Story, But Not Overnight

Wayne Pivac Says He Would Be "Surprised" If More Players Don't Follow Thomas Young's Lead And Return To Welsh Rugby

By Steffan Thomas Wayne Pivac believes more exiles will follow Thomas Young’s lead and return to Welsh rugby.  Despite having only three test caps to his name Wasps back-row star Young was named in the Wales squad for this autumn's tests against New Zealand, South Africa, Fiji, and Australia after signing a contract to join Cardiff Rugby next season.  And Pivac is confident the likes of Leicester’s Tommy Reffell, Bristol’s Callum Sheedy, Bath’s Taulupe Faletau, and Gloucester’s Louis Rees-Zammit will eventually join a Welsh region in the near future. 

Gareth James Decides To Take His Rugby Back To His Roots At Ystalyfera RFC

Former Swansea City Hero Jamal Lowe Praises Fans For Their Support Towards Wales And Bournemouth Star David Brooks

By Paul Jones Former Swansea star Jamal Lowe thanked Bristol City fans for their respect and solidarity in sending a message of support to Welsh international David Brooks. Surrounded by his Bournemouth teammates, Lowe held up the No.7 shirt of the absent Brooks after the scorer had just silenced the home support with a well-struck volley to give the visitors the lead.  It was a gesture that might have drawn abuse in a different context, but Brooks has revealed he is starting treatment for cancer and the reaction of the home fans was as dignified as their applause in the seventh minute, moments earlier. 

Swansea City's Jamie Paterson Thanks Russell Martin For Rescuing Him From Bristol City Nightmare

Jamie Paterson has thanked Russell Martin and Swansea City for rescuing his career – and his well-being – after he was dumped by Bristol City. The Swans’ midfielder, whose man-of-the-match performance in the 3-0 win over Cardiff City underlined his value to his new club, has revealed he was at his lowest ebb after leaving Ashton Gate this summer. The 29-year-old was shown the door and left without a club following an injury-hit final few months with the Robins.

Rhys Priestland Has Been There And Done It . . . And He's Still Doing It, Insists Dai Young

Rhys Priestland’s form has been given the thumbs up by Dai Young, just two weeks before Wales face the All Blacks. Cardiff No.10 Priestland kicked 13 points and steered his side to a hard-earned 23-17 victory over the Sharks which earned the approval of his coach. It meant the 34-year-old signed off a successful few days, having been recalled for Wales duty earlier in the week.

It’s All Down To The Final Round Again, As Elfyn Evans Keeps WRC Title Hopes Alive With Second In Spain

Elfyn Evans has kept his hopes of becoming World Rally champion title alive by finishing second on Rally Spain. Evans took an 18 point lead into the final Rally Monzalast year, but crashed out and handed the title to Sébastien Ogier.

Mick McCarthy Looks Doomed As Cardiff City Cracks Left Exposed . . . By His Own CEO As Well As By Swansea City

Mick McCarthy has pledged to fight on as Cardiff City manager after Swansea inflicted a south Wales derby mauling and a sixth successive defeat on his side. Jamie Paterson, Joël Piroe and Jake Bidwell were on target as Swansea piled the pressure on the embattled McCarthy with a comfortable Championship victory. “I am bitterly disappointed,” said McCarthy, whose side are two places and three points above the relegation zone. “It’s difficult when you are on a run like we are. All of a sudden it doesn’t look cohesive and sometimes you get opened up.

There’s A Revolution Coming To Indoor Athletics….And Welsh Athletes Will Be Taking Part

Welsh athletes will take part in a revolutionary new indoor competition in Glasgow next year. Dynamic New Athletics Indoor (DNA) is a new mixed-gender, fast-paced, short, team athletics event, heading to Emirates Arena on 5 February 2022.

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FAW Reveal Tier 3 Of New Structure With 16 Teams In South West . . . Make That 15

The Football Association of Wales have unveiled their rebranding for its new Tier 3 structure for Welsh football – but are already minus one club. The newly named ‘Ardal Leagues’ will launch next season, consisting of four regional divisions sitting below the JD Cymru North and JD Cymru South. Last... Read More

Ten-Man Cefn Albion Earn Trophy Extra Time Glory

Cefn Albion 3, STM Sports 1 after extra time Cefn Albion from North Wales are through to the FAW Trophy final after beating Welsh League STM Sports 3-1 at Latham Park, Newtown. Albion, from the Wrexham area, had a player sent off and went a goal down, but they fought back to earn... Read More

Cardiff-Based STM Face North Walians Cefn Albion In First FAW Trophy Semi-Final At Newtown's Latham Park

dai-sport are covering both of today's FAW Trophy semi-finals. Terry Phillips is at Latham Park, Newtown and match reports will be posted after each tie.  Dale Gardiner, a close pal of former Wales and Cardiff City striker Craig Bellamy, is on a football mission in mid-Wales today. Player/manager Gardiner’s STM Sports team,... Read More

Cefn Albion, STM, Pontardawe, Bodedern Trophy Chase

Cefn Albion are on the charge. The Wrexham-based club have a trophy double in their sights following wins against Corwen and FC Nomads. The Cefners powered into the Welsh National League Cup final - a competition they won in 2017 - thanks to a 5-3 win against Nomads in their semi-final. Mold... Read More

Trefelin BGC, Penybont Target Welsh League Double

Trefelin BGC are on the charge in Nathaniel Cars Welsh League football with two trophies in their sights. The team based in Port Talbot are top of Division Three and play Penydarren BGC in the League Cup semi-finals. Damon Thomas scored twice for Trefelin in their 4-0 league win against Newport City... Read More

Cefn Albion, Plas Madoc, Corwen On Trophy Charge

Welsh National League clubs are on a charge in the Welsh Trophy. There are three WNL clubs - Cefn Albion, Plas Madoc and Corwen - in the quarter-finals. Cefn Albion were 3-0 winners against Bow Street, while Plas Madoc defeated Berriew 3-2 and Corwen earned a 6-1 success over Pwllheli. All of Cefn's... Read More
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