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Dan Thomas Will Be Big Asset, Says Cardiff Coach Matt Sherratt

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Flanker Dan Thomas has ended his seven-year spell at Bristol by joining Cardiff. Thomas, 30, made 144 appearances for the Bears but now follows fellow Welshman Callum Sheedy in moving from Ashton Gate to Cardiff Arms Park ahead of the 2024-25 season.

Rhys Jones Looks Ahead to World Triathlon Para Series Swansea With Pride

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With British Triathlon once again bringing the World Triathlon Para Series to Swansea in 2024, Welsh PTVI paratriathlete Rhys Jones has opened up about his home nation pride. “It was huge. It’s the kind of things dreams are made of really,” Jones said as he looks back on wearing the Welsh trisuit and finishing fourth at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. “Last season the aim was to take three minutes off my overall time and the aim is that again. So we’re on track, with the various things that are in place, to make that happen.

How to Predict England’s Impending Implosion

Gareth Southgate England
With the European Championships looming, many England fans are feeling excited about the prospect of football “coming home”. However, those of us on the outside are obviously hopeful it will be business as usual. They will win one game, start playing Frank Skinner and David Baddiel re-runs, and eventually get knocked out soon afterwards.

Mimi Xu Breaks Into Top 10 in World Junior ITF Tennis Rankings

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Welsh tennis prodigy Mimi Xu said she is “incredibly proud and humbled” after she broke into the top 10 world junior ITF tennis rankings. The 16-year-old, who was born in Swansea, has taken the junior competitions by storm, and is now in line to compete in this year’s qualifying events at Wimbledon this July in both Junior and Women’s events.

Wales Netball Pay Tribute To Donna Crossman

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Wales Netball have paid tribute following the death of former team manager Donna Crossman. Their statement said she had died "following a tragic accident on Sunday evening."

David Smith Secures GB Place As He Heads Towards Paralympic Title Defence

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Three-time Paralympic boccia champion David Smith will look to add to his medal collection in Paris after being named in a five-strong Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad alongside reigning world champion Claire Taggart. Smith – sporting a distinctive red and blue mohawk – became the sport’s most successful British player after retaining his individual BC1 title at the rescheduled Tokyo Games three years ago.

Welsh Stars Set Up Gloucester-Hartpury v Bristol Bears Final In England

Keira Bevan Wales
A strong Welsh input means Gloucester-Hartpury will defend their Allianz Women’s Premiership title against Bristol Bears on Saturday 22 June after the two west country rivals emerged triumphant at the semi-final stage last weekend. The reigning champions had four tries from their Welsh stars to thank for their 50-19 victory over Exeter Chief, while the Bears made history by becoming the first team to win away from home in the semi-finals to reach their first final thanks to a 29-21 triumph at Saracens – the team that had beaten them in the Allianz Premiership Cup final earlier in the season.

Welsh Golfers Rekindle 100 Years Of Tradition

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Golfers have rekindled one of the oldest cross border club matches in Wales to maintain a tradition started more than 100 years ago. Links between London Welsh Golfing Society and Carmarthen began in 1907, with the English-based club carrying on the tradition this year while on their annual summer tour to Wales.

Harsh Grilling Awaits Rob Page By FAW As Rivals For Wales Job Look On

Rob Page Wales
Rob Page’s position as Wales manager is set to come under review after hugely disappointing friendlies against Gibraltar and Slovakia. Page was booed by Wales fans again following the 4-0 thrashing in Slovakia on Sunday and there were more calls for him to quit after Thursday’s embarrassing 0-0 draw with Gibraltar, opponents ranked 203rd in the world.

Dwayne Peel Backs Henry Thomas To Bring More Power To Scarlets Pack

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Dwayne Peel believes new signing Henry Thomas can help give the Scarlets the hard edge that has gone missing. The Wales prop, who has been named in Warren Gatland’s squad for this month’s Test against South Africa and the tour of Australia, will link up with the Scarlets ahead of the 2024-25 season.

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History Shows, Wales Can Beat South Africa . . . But Earning Their Respect Is Something Else

There have been some seriously dark times in the rich, turbulent history that is Welsh rugby. You only have to recall the countless thrashings by New Zealand - some of which are too painful to remember without feeling embarrassed - but South Africa dished out the worst beating on June... Read More

Wayne Pivac On Pride And The Prejudice Of Being Written Off Before Wales Face South Africa

Wales coach Wayne Pivac admits his men are on a mission to restore lost pride when they face the daunting challenge of South Africa this week. The tourists will meet the world champions with faces still red after Wales’ 22-21 defeat to Italy in their last match of the Six... Read More

You Write Us Off At Your Peril . . . Wayne Pivac Insists Wales Are Capable Of Shocking The Springboks

Wayne Pivac insists Wales are up to the “ultimate challenge” of facing world champions South Africa three times in their own back yard. Two of those matches will be played at altitude and the Springboks, who are also ranked number one in the world, have a formidable home record. But... Read More

Dai Young Warns Warren Gatland: You're In For Your Toughest Test Yet In South Africa

The 2021 British & Irish Lions tour could be the toughest test of Warren Gatland’s coaching career according to three-time Lions tourist Dai Young. It’s not that Gatland won’t have the talent to face down the world champion Springboks, but Young believes his biggest challenge will be in keeping his... Read More

That New Lions Tour In Full . . . Cape Town And Johannesburg . . . That's It!

The Lions has revised their tour of South Africa this summer and will now only be based in two venues for their entire trip. The tourists – who will include 10 Welsh players, including British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones – have been forced to re-draw their plans... Read More

From Drovers To Lions . . . How Llandovery Pair Wyn Jones And Tadhg Beirne Made The Leap From The Welsh Premiership

It’s a long way from Llandovery to the Lions, but Wyn Jones and Tadhg Beirne will bridge the divide this summer. Five years ago, Wales prop Jones and Ireland forward Beirne could be found playing in the same West Wales club side in the Welsh Premiership. It can be a... Read More
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