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Cardiff Uni And Cardiff Met Set Up Potential Sell-Out Showdown At The Arms Park

The build-up to the battle of Cardiff’s two university rugby teams at the Arms Park on Wednesday 5 October intensified as both Joe Cowell’s Cardiff Met team and Luke Pollock’s Cardiff University side got off to winning starts in the BUCS Super Rugby competition. The Met stars had to come from behind at St Helen’s before they avenged their home defeat to Swansea University in last season’s competition, eventually triumphing 42-30 in front of a huge crowd, while Pollock’s men snatched victory at the death with a late try at Bath, winning 22-21. It means their derby night out at the Arms Park looks set to be a thriller.

The Mud Is Thickening, The Days Are Shortening And Evan Williams Couldn't Be Happier . . . The Jump Season Is Back

Evan Williams and his family enjoy the summer, but not as much as the winter and the jump season when, as he puts it, “the mud is flying, and the days are short, and the flowers have died.” That’s poetry. And there’s more. “That’s when we really come alive,” says the trainer. “And it will be good to get back amongst it.”

The Wind Went Out Of Our Sails, Admits Matthew Maynard As Glamorgan Accept Second Tier Fate

Matthew Maynard has admitted Glamorgan’s promotion hopes evaporated the moment they heard news from Worcester late on Wednesday afternoon. The Glamorgan coach revealed his players learned that rivals Middlesex had taken maximum points against Worcestershire at New Road and the steam went out of their own efforts against Sussex. The Welsh county needed to better Middlesex’s result in their final match of their County Championship Division Two season in order to go up, but Middlesex’s points tally meant a draw would be enough for them to cement the second promotion place.

PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals End In Style With Winners Crowned

Seventy two of the best young golfers in Wales took part in the PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals at Tredegar Park, with winners coming from all round Wales. Bleddyn Holgate, from Cilgwyn in West Wales, won the Under 14 category Order of Merit, with Geraint Barnes, Llantrisant and Pontyclun, taking the honours on the day with an impressive 44 points, along with third place overall.

Michael Hogan Looks To Force A Fairy Tale Ending . . . As He Aims Bow Out With A Bang

Jess Fishlock Hands Gemma Grainger A Fitness Boost . . . As Wales Aim For Another Great Night In The Capital

Poor Policing Is Undermining Welsh Football's Special Atmosphere . . . After Red Fog Engulfed Red Wall Send Off

BUCS Is Back . . . And So Is The Alternative Route Into Pro Rugby

BUCS Super Rugby is set to return with a bang this week with the opening two rounds featuring two classic Welsh derbies. Wednesday night will see Swansea University host last season’s semi-finalists Cardiff Met at St Helen’s. A week later it will be the battle of the Welsh capital institutions, when Cardiff Met host Cardiff University at the Arms Park.

Gareth Bale To Be Subject Of Talks Between LA And Wales Over Fitness Plan For World Cup

Wales are planning talks with Los Angeles FC to make sure Gareth Bale is in peak condition for the World Cup. Skipper Bale completed 90 minutes for the first time in over 12 months on Sunday as Wales suffered relegation from the top tier of the Nations League by losing 1-0 to Poland in Cardiff. The former Real Madrid star almost equalised in stoppage time when his header struck the crossbar.

Wales PDRL Coach Craig Fisher Says His Squad Ready For World Cup Bow

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League head coach Craig Fisher says his squad is ready to make its mark at the upcoming PDRL World Cup. Fisher has named a 15-player squad for the tournament which takes place in Warrington from Sunday 23 October.

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Connah's Quay Boss Andy Morrison Concerned at Lack Of Leadership As TNS Extend Lead At Top Of Cymru Premier

By Rob Carbon Connah’s Quay manager Andy Morrison is concerned about a “lack of leadership” amongst his players, as the reigning champions fell to a 1-0 defeat to Bala Town on Saturday which means they are now already eight points behind the in-form TNS. The New Saints moved four points clear at... Read More

The New Saints Held, While Newtown And Bala Find It Tough Going Chasing European Dream

By Tom Prosser All three Welsh clubs who were in UEFA Conference League action last night have some work to do if they are to keep their European adventures alive. TNS who regularly represent Wales on the European stage came the closest to victory after they got pegged back with just seven... Read More

David Edwards Set To Begin Bala European Journey Five Years On From Euro 2016

By Tom Prosser Five years ago David Edwards was part of the Wales squad at Euro 2016 but this evening he will start a new European adventure with Bala who are taking part in the first ever UEFA Conference League. Bala are taking on Northern Ireland’s Larne who are featuring in European... Read More

Former Wales Boss Chris Coleman On Shortlist To Become The New Saints' New Manager

The New Saints are considering appointing Chris Coleman as their next manager, Dai Sport understands. The former Wales manager – who led his country to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 - has emerged has a shock candidate to replace Scott Ruscoe, who left the club earlier this month. Coleman is... Read More

New "Firebreak" . . . Same Old New Saints As Blaine Hudson Denies Haverfordwest County

Blaine Hudson believes the way in which The New Saints hit back to beat Haverfordwest County in the JD Cymru Premier League will have knocked the stuffing out of their major title rivals. The Pembrokeshire side headed north looking for another upset following their 1-0 triumph at Bala Town and... Read More

The New Saints Bid To Make It P3 W3 v B36

The New Saints will be hoping to make it a hat-trick of wins over Faroe Islands side B36 Torshavn on Wednesday night as they seek to reach the third qualifying round of the Europa League. The Oswestry-based side did the double in 2015 when the two teams met for the... Read More
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