Wales may be about to have their first shot at World Cup glory in 64 years, but manager Robert Page, is already looking to a future built around the likes of Bennan Johnson. As Page prepares for the do-or-die play-off against either Scotland or Ukraine, he also has a mind on the younger generation. The caretaker boss - whose own deal with Wales only runs as far as the end of the World Cup campaign - has heaped praise on fit-again Kieffer Moore, and believes he can bring something different to the team, but has stressed the importance of preparing the younger players in the squad for the future of Welsh football.
"It's what we have been training for and preparing for a long time, so it’s both nerve-wracking and exciting.” Those are the words of Welsh rhythmic gymnast Gemma Frizelle as she and her team-mates prepare for a massive next three weeks. First up is the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships in Telford this weekend, followed a fortnight later by the Welsh Championships in Cardiff.
Elizabeth Popova And Gemma Frizelle Are Hoping To Impress At The World Cup Series . . . As Commonwealth Games Selection Edges Ever Closer
By Carl Field Welsh rhythmic gymnasts and Birmingham 2022 contenders Elizabeth Popova and Gemma Frizelle will represent Great Britain across Europe this month. Carmarthen-born Popova, who is in her first year as a senior and doesn’t turn 16 until the end of November, will this weekend be competing in the FIG Rhythmic... Read More
From Ammanford To The Heart Of English Rugby . . . The Peculiar Route Of Red Rose Lucy Packer, Who Will Face Wales For England
Lucy Packer could well end up singing both anthems before the England v Wales TikTok Six Nations match kicks-off at Kingsholm today. The 26-year-old Harlequins scrum-half will rightly feel proud about making her first start for the Red Roses as they chase yet another Grand Slam. But she could so... Read More
By Gareth James Aidan Heslop has revealed he thought he had blown his chance of winning before taking gold at the FINA High Diving qualifier in Abu Dhabi. The 19-year-old Team Wales star pulled off a hugely difficult dive to win the competition and secure his spot in the 27m high diving... Read More
Welsh Gymnastics have released their long list of gymnasts who are eligible for nomination and potential selection for Team Wales for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Announced on Commonwealth Day, the list of 21 squad gymnasts includes four bidding to secure their spot at a second Commonwealth Games, having... Read More
The nation is on the look-out for a new chef. The Commonwealth Games is less than two years' away and Team Wales require a Chef de Mission to oversee events in Birmingham. Graham Thomas talks to those who know what it takes when things get hot in the kitchen. WANTED: Head... Read More
Welsh competitors at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham will be boosted by additional scientific, medical and well-being support, thanks to an exciting new addition to the team’s backroom staff. Commonwealth Games Wales has appointed Cath Shearer to the new role of performance general team manager. The aim of the... Read More