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Rhys Ruddock Plans Coaching Journey . . . . Following In Footsteps Of His Father, Mike

Rhys Ruddock Leinster
Rhys Ruddock has paid tribute to his family, including father Mike, after announcing this season would be his last. Ruddock will end a hugely successful 15-year stretch this month when he plays his final match for Leinster – bringing down the curtain on one of the most decorated careers of any player raised in Wales.

Former Wales Star Andy King Backs Maresca Magic To Pep Up Chelsea

Andy King Wales
Wales’ Leicester City title winner Andy King believes Chelsea have been attracted to making Enzo Maresca their new head coach because of the Pep Guardiola factor. Chelsea are reportedly in advanced talks to appoint Leicester boss Maresca, the 44-year-old Italian who until last summer was Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City.

Three Wise Men Looking For A Star On Judgement Day

Warren Gatland Wales
There will be three very interested spectators at Cardiff City Stadium at Judgement Day on Saturday all hoping for different things out of the regional double-header. The traditional derbyfest ends the season for the four Welsh teams in the United Rugby Championship – unless the Ospreys can squeeze into the play-offs.

One In Five Footballers Are Using Snus

Snus football
Around one in five male and female professional players who took part in a new survey are currently using snus, nicotine pouches or both. Snus is a tobacco product in a sachet, similar to a small tea bag, which is placed under the lip and releases nicotine into the bloodstream.

Jeremiah Azu Looking To Conquer Rome After Making History Books

Jeremiah Azu
Jeremiah Azu will be gunning for glory at the European Champions in Rome in June.

Gareth Davies . . . The Striking Bright Light In A Dark Season For The Scarlets

Gareth Davies
The “phenomenal” Gareth Davies has been likened to a top striker in football having just reached a major career landmark. Wales scrum-half Davies took his tally of league tries up to 50 with a double in the Scarlets’ victory over Zebre Parma in the last round of BKT URC matches.

Llantwit Fardre Turn On The Power To Take Cup Glory

Llantwit Fardre RFC v Cilfynydd RFC 5
At the end of what has been an up and down season, Llantwit Fardre saved their best for last to secure Worthington’s Mid District Division Two Cup glory. A first half five-try blitz set Fardre up for a 47-27 victory over their Two East Central counterparts Cilfynydd at Sardis Road.

Cambrian Welfare Clinch Double After Beating Nelson

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Cambrian Welfare rounded off a triumphant campaign as they came from behind to beat Nelson, 43-27 at Sardis Road and secure the Worthington’s Mid District Division One Cup. It bagged a second piece of silverware of the season for the Welfare, who had already been crowned champions of Division One East Central to earn promotion to next season’s new look Championship.

Sam Northeast Claims Tame Draw Was Inevitable For Glamorgan

Sam Northeast Glamorgan
Glamorgan captain Sam Northeast admitted he had settled for a draw long before the match against Leicestershire left both teams frustrated. The Welsh county have been left back in sixth place in Division Two of the Vitality County Championship with only one win from seven games.

Eight Players Set For Wales PDRL Debuts

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) head coach Rob Davies has named his squad for both the exhibition game against Team Colostomy UK and the full international against a PDRL All Stars side this June.

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Swansea City Look To Charlie Patino As Their Next London Loan Star

Swansea City fans could be forgiven for getting a little excited after the recruitment of new loan signing Charlie Patino from Arsenal. The 19-year-old hardly pulled up any trees in terms of results when he was sent out to Blackpool - who were relegated last season - but the devil... Read More

New Swan Sam Surridge Hopes To Bring England Quality To Liberty Stadium

New Swansea City striker Sam Surridge is hoping some of the stardust he picked up from rubbing shoulders with Jermain Defoe and Callum Wilson can be sprinkled at the Liberty Stadium. Surridge, 21, has completed a loan move from Bournemouth, where he was able view the England international strike pair... Read More

Bobby Reid Takes The Wager Neil Warnock Declined And Bets: We Can Stay Up . . . Easily

Bobby Reid believes the end of his eight-hour wait for a goal at Cardiff City can rouse the club into a successful season in the Premier League. The Bluebirds striker had started five games and come on as substitute in three more before his moment finally arrived and he scored... Read More

Swans Old Boy Tammy Told, You Should Have Handed Out More Pain

There was an air of inevitability about Tammy Abraham being the match-winner against Swansea City, but the club’s former loan striker was told he should have heaped far more misery on them. Abraham scored the only goal of the game as the Swans lost away at Aston Villa. The young... Read More

Happy Birthday, Ethan . . . Here's Some Cake And A Ticket To Cardiff

Neil Warnock wants to offer Ethan Ampadu a very special 18th birthday present – a loan spell at Cardiff City. The Bluebirds manager missed out on another Chelsea startlet in the summer, Tammy Abraham, but has set his sights on bringing teenage sensation Ampadu to Cardiff in the new year. Ampadu,... Read More

Swansea City v Southampton: Five Talking Points

1) This was no Cup final. Some had called this fixture with the grimmest of consequences a Cup final, but that was not an apt description since this always felt more about the jeopardy than the glory. It more resembled a final attempt to avoid obliteration by two diminished prize fighters... Read More
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