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Jason Strange Insists The Indigo Premiership Is A "Minor Miracle" . . . As The Steelmen Host Llandovery In A Huge Clash At The Top Of The Table

Professor Willie Stewart Urges Rugby Authorities Into Immediate Action . . . As New Study Shows That Rugby Players Could Be At More Risk Of Brain Conditions

Commonwealth Games Organisers Announce The Full Sport Program For The 2026 Victoria Games . . . Featuring 22 Sports And 26 Disciplines

A Mark Harris 'Screamer' Sets Up A Crucial Cardiff City Win . . . And Sends A Timely Reminder To Rob Page Ahead Of The World Cup

The Hottest Ticket In Town . . . Student Rugby Is Booming And It's Sold Out Signs For Cardiff Met v Cardiff Uni

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.

Cardiff City's Rubin Colwill Facing Fight To Convince Wales He's World Cup Ready

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 Forced To Retire As Wrist Injury Wrecks Her Paris Olympics Dream

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.

Rachel Rowe Says World Cup Play-Off Draw Gives Wales All The Incentive They Need

Rachel Rowe insists Wales have not finished making history ahead of their first-ever Women’s World Cup play-off tie. Wales host Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cardiff on Thursday, the first of three potential games needed to reach next summer’s World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand. “We’ve made history but we’re not finished,” said Reading midfielder Rowe, who will win her 50th cap against Bosnia.

British Open Win Was Biggest Of My Career, Says Ryan Day

Ryan Day has labelled his British Open snooker title triumph as the best performance of his career. The Welshman took the final four frames to defeat Mark Allen 10-7 after what was an incredibly tense affair to win the 2022 British Open. Coming into this showpiece encounter, Allen was the pre-match favourite, having easily turned over Noppon Saengkham in the semi-finals.

Elliot Kear Will Lead Wales Into RL World Cup As Whitchurch HS Celebrates Another Sporting Landmark

Elliot Kear will emulate Whitchurch High School classmate Sam Warburton by leading Wales at the Rugby League World Cup. Kear heads a 24-strong squad named by men’s head coach, John Kear, for the tournament in England - nothing up another success for the Cardiff school.

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From A Gravel Pitch To The World Stage . . . Izzy Webb Is Ready To Take On The World's Best

By Harry Corish Wales international Izzy Webb started out playing hockey on the gravel pitch at her school. Now, she is poised to appear at the Commonwealth Games to represent her country, facing some of the best players in the world. Historically, in most parts of the UK, hockey has been associated with... Read More

Together, Stronger . . . Charlotte Howells Is Part Of 16 Million-Strong Volunteer Army

You don’t always have to be racing through the water as a competitor to feel you’re making a big splash in swimming. Charlotte Howells, 18, from Morriston in Swansea was once a keen competitor, but now spends her spare time helping out and volunteering in conjunction with Swim Wales. Charlotte... Read More

Swansea City's Joel Piroe Vows to Keep Scoring . . . As Comparisons To van Nistelrooy and van Persie Persist

By David Williams Joel Piroe is determined to keep scoring and provide Swansea City with the goals that might spark a late charge for promotion to the Premier League. The Dutch striker scored his 20th goal of the season in his club’s 2-1 victory over Derby County at the weekend, which earned the... Read More

Cardiff City v Swansea City . . . A Noisy Local Fight The Rest Of The World Will Walk Straight Past

It’s derby day in South Wales on Saturday. It should feel gripping, but instead it’s all a little slack for Fraser Watson who reckons Cardiff City and Swansea City will indulge in a private battle of sound and fury that might not even be heard anywhere over the Severn Bridge.  Cardiff v Swansea,... Read More

Dewi Lake Has Swum A Long Way Up Stream To Play For Wales After Starting With Valley Ravens

By Gareth James Dewi Lake and James Ratti are living proof that community club rugby in Wales can still take a youngster from village fields to the Principality Stadium. And sometimes the transformation from childhood ambitions to living the dream can happen almost overnight. Before the current Six Nations started, few would have... Read More

From Ospreys Reject To Wildcard Wales Pick....James Ratti Explains Unorthodox Rise To The Top

By Steffan Thomas James Ratti is relishing the prospect of linking up with the Wales squad next week after taking the hard route to the top. The Cardiff Rugby No 8’s journey to international rugby has been a bumpy one, with many ups and downs along the way. Just three years ago... Read More
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