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Emily Kearney Is Running The American Dream As She Smashes Commonwealth Games Target On Marathon Debut

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Wales Close To Commonwealth Games Spot After Lifting Wendy White Trophy

Wales are close to securing their place in the netball tournament at the Commonwealth Games after boosting their world ranking. Head coach Sara Moore’s team beat the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Gibraltar at the weekend in a tournament played at Ebbw Vale to secure the Wendy White trophy. It was the first international matches Wales have been able to host since 2019 and the victories have put them on the threshold of confirming their place at the Birmingham Games later this year.

Dwayne Peel Insists Scarlets Must Gaze In The Mirror As Welsh Teams Lose Nine From Nine

From Pontarddulais Priest To Vanishing Vicar . . . John Gillibrand's Running Journey

Bonymaen RFC . . . The Biggest Sporting Draw In Swansea As Fans Flock To The Old Windy Hilltop

The fans are back in Welsh sport – sort of. A host of smaller football and rugby clubs were able to welcome up to 500 supporters through their gates this weekend and it’s doors fully open everywhere next weekend. It meant some strange comparisons on Saturday, as Owen Morgan discovered when he went to watch Bonymaen RFC. Strange sporting anomalies have become the norm across the globe over the past two years due to Covid regulations. Grand Slam tennis champions deported, fanless FA Cup finals, and an Olympic Games stadium where the only noise was the pounding of the sprinters’ running shoes.

Russell Martin Hails Swansea City's Return After Five Weeks Without Full Training Sessions

Russell Martin has spoken of his pride in Swansea City for the way they stopped the rot at in-form Huddersfield. The Swans head coach had plenty of praise for his players who earned a 1-1 draw away from home to end a run of four straight defeats. "We could have probably had the three points and I don't think anyone could have complained,” said Martin, whose team remain 17th in the table, 14 points off the play-offs but with three matches in hand.

Cardiff City Boss Steve Morison Warns His Players: Earn Your Corn . . . Or We'll Get Others In

Steve Morison has warned his misfiring Cardiff City strikers they must start scoring – or else they will be shipped out. The ultimatum was given after the Bluebirds manager saw him team lose 1-0 at home to Blackburn – their eighth defeat in their last nine at home in the league. Cardiff drew a blank at home for the seventh time this season and have scored one goal in their last three Championship matches.

Dai Young Insists Cardiff Are Moving Forward Despite A Third European Defeat After Josh Adams Error

Dai Young has refused to be down-hearted by what appears to be the end of Cardiff’s hopes of making progress to the knockout stages of the Heineken Champions Cup. The head coach has chosen, instead, to look on the bright side of his team’s 36-33 defeat to Harlequins - even though victory was offered up to the English champions in the closing seconds. A mistake by Wales wing Josh Adams, who gave away a penalty when he tried to run the ball from deep with the scores tied at 33-33, was punished by the mercurial Marcus Smith, who had earlier scored a scintillating try to bring his team level.

"Old Guy" Sam Davies Feeling Fresh As Dragons Bid For Euro Re-Boot

Sam Davies reckons he has never felt fresher in January and aims to prove it when the Dragons resume their season on Saturday after a month-long break. After four weeks of inactivity, the Newport region finally get back on the rugby field when they travel to Treviso to take on Benetton in the European Challenge Cup. For their playmaker and No.10, it’s an opportunity to show the benefits of a mid-season break and a chance for his team to end a six-match losing sequence, in a must-win clash that is live on S4C.

Taffs Well

Bluebirds Debuts For New Signings Curtis And Goalkeeper Joe In Ty Hafan Charity Game At Taff's Well

Taffs Well 1, Cardiff City 5 The Bluebirds visited FAW Championship South club Taffs Well for their opening pre-season match and 2,500 spectators turned out at the Rhiw’r Ddar ground. Cardiff City included new signings Curtis Nelson and goalkeeper Joe Day in their team and used 22 players over the 90 minutes. Nelson,... Read More

Wellmen Host Bluebirds For Third Successive Season

Cardiff City play their first pre-season fixture when manager Neil Warnock sends his Bluebirds out against Taffs Well at their Rhiw'r Ddar ground on Friday (7pm). Many first team players are due to attend the fixture, although City are likely to field members of their under-23 squad. This is the third successive... Read More

Warrior Neil Warnock Is Backed To Manage Until He's 90 Years Old (Only Another 20 Years)

Bluebirds captain Sean Morrison reckons Neil Warnock could stay in football management for another two decades. ’Mozza’ insists manager Warnock,  now aged 70, retains a burning desire for success with Cardiff City and a love for the game. “You only need to have 20 seconds with the gaffer to realise how much... Read More

Warnock's Bluebirds Bang In Shape For Start Of Season

Neil Warnock has praised his Bluebirds for being ‘fitter than ever’ when they returned for pre-season training. Cardiff City’s manager says: “I've never seen a group come back from the summer break as physically fit as our lads have.  “They are aware of their physical responsibilities. Those days where you slapped the... Read More

Merthyr Town Sign Loan Goalkeeper For Away Trip

Merthyr Town have signed Swansea City goalkeeper Josh Gould on loan and he goes straight into their starting line-up at Hendon on Saturday (3pm). Taunton-born Gould, who didn’t pick up a pair of goalkeeping gloves until he was 16, is on a professional contract with Championship Swansea. The 21-year-old saved a penalty ... Read More

Llandudno Join Bluebirds, Swans, Martyrs In Last Eight

Llandudno swept into the FAW Youth Cup quarter-finals thanks to a 4-2 win against Connah’s Quay Nomads away. Their reward in a long trip to play Cardiff Met, who were 6-1 winners at Risca United. The rest of the last eight draw is Cardiff City v Llanelli, TNS v Cefn Druids and... Read More
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