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.
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 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.
Heavy Met . . . Elianna Chavez Ready For Swansea Clash And Resumption Of Welsh Football's Most Intense Rivalry
Welsh international rugby star Sam Davies has had plenty of dramatic moments on live TV - but now it’s the turn of his partner, Elianna Chavez. Dragons No.10 Davies will be among those tuning in this weekend for the start of the Genero Adran Premier League, when interest and hype... Read More
Former Wales Under 20s Grand Slam winner Joe Thomas is hoping his American adventure can earn him a second crack of the whip in Welsh rugby. The 25-year-old has become the first Welshman to play in the MLR where he plies his trade for Houston SaberCats in Texas. And the... Read More
Jay Harris Claims World Level Performance . . . But It's Not Enough To Take Title From Julio Cesar Martinez
Wales' Jay Harris felt he may have earned a draw but the judges gave the verdict the other way as he failed to successfully challenge Julio Cesar Martinez for the WBC flyweight title in Texas. The Swansea fighter lost by unanimous decision in a gripping fight as his spirited performance... Read More
Jay Harris's spectacular form in the ring during 2019 has won him a world title shot in America next month. The Swansea boxer will face Julio Cesar Martinez for the WBC flyweight title in Frisco, Texas on February 29. Martinez won the belt in December with a ninth round stoppage... Read More
Englishman Darren Powell, head coach of American team San Antonio, is backing Cardiff City to bounce straight back into Premier League football. Nottingham-born Powell, speaking after the Bluebirds earned a 1-0 win against United States League San Antonio, says: “I’ll upset my family boy saying this, but I genuinely hope they... Read More