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Swansea City New Keeper Lawrence Vigouroux Says He Wanted To Reunite With Luke Williams

Swansea City New Keeper Lawrence Vigouroux Says He Wanted To Reunite With Luke Williams
New Swansea City goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux has revealed the chance to reunite with head coach Luke Williams played a major part in his move from Burnley. Vigouroux has joined the Swans for an undisclosed fee on a two-year deal and will work under Williams for a second time after the pair were together at Swindon Town.

Wales Coach Liza Burgess Insists U20s Can Back Up USA Win

Wales Coach Liza Burgess Insists U20s Can Back Up USA Win
Head coach Liza Burgess has named her Wales Women U20s side to take on Canada at Cardiff Arms Park on Wednesday in the Transatlantic Quad Series (KO 8pm). Both teams enter the match on the back of encouraging wins from the last round

Craig Harrison Admits The New Saints Took A Hungarian Hammering In Europe

Craig Harrison Admits The New Saints Took A Hungarian Hammering In Europe
New Saints manager Craig Harrison admitted his team were powerless to prevent a heavy 5-0 defeat in the first leg of their Champions League second qualifying round in Hungary. The Cymru Premier champions were overwhelmed by Ferencvaros and TNS already look destined to drop down to the Europa League after the home leg.

GB Olympic Athletes Offered Help To Overcome Post-Games Blues

GB Olympic Athletes Offered Help To Overcome Post-Games Blues
Team GB athletes – including a record 31 from Wales - will be encouraged to take part in decompression programmes following the conclusion of the Paris Olympics in a move designed to follow the example of military personnel returning home. The initiative, which has been drawn up by the UK Sports Institute (UKSI), is intended to help competitors reacclimatise to life away from the tightly curated environment of the Olympic village and the routines imposed by competition.

We Need To Learn How To Win Tight Games, Admits Wales U20’s Richard Whiffin

We Need To Learn How To Win Tight Games, Admits Wales U20’s Richard Whiffin
The Wales U20 squad arrived home from their South African trip a frustrated group after falling to a 47-31 defeat to host nation South Africa at the World Junior Rugby Championship. It meant Ryan Woodman’s side ended eight overall with just one win, against Spain, from their five matches. It was a drop of two places on their 2023 finish, but performances and results in all games were closer than before.

Anna Hursey Ready For More Limelight At Paris Olympics

Anna Hursey Ready For More Limelight At Paris Olympics
Anna Hursey believes her long stint in the limelight, that began as a table tennis child prodigy, will prove invaluable when she goes to her first Olympic Games this summer. At just a month past her 18th birthday, the Welsh teenager will be one of the youngest members of the Great Britain squad heading to Paris later this month.

Paris Organisers Insist City Is Ready For The Olympic Games

Paris Organisers Insist City Is Ready For The Olympic Games
Paris Olympics supremo Tony Estanguet said Sunday that the city was "ready" for the Games as he played down complaints from some residents and businesses about the impact of the event. "We are ready as we head into the final phase," Estanguet told a press conference in Paris, five days from the opening ceremony on Friday.

Sabrina Fortune Smashes Own World Record in Paris Warm-Up

Sabrina Fortune Smashes Own World Record in Paris Warm-Up
Sabrina Fortune has shattered her own F20 shot put world record ahead of the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games. The 27-year-old from Deeside achieved a remarkable throw of 14.83m during a senior meeting at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Sunday.

Mark Williams Says Modern Snooker Stars Owe So Much To Ray Reardon

Mark Williams Says Modern Snooker Stars Owe So Much To Ray Reardon
Ray Reardon has been hailed as the inspiration behind Mark Williams’ career following the death of one of snooker’s greatest champions. Welsh three-time world champion Williams hailed Reardon - who died at the weekend at the age of 91 - for paving the way for future generations of snooker players.

Potter’s Wheel . . . Things may be About to Turn Quickly for Former Swansea City Boss

Potter’s Wheel . . . Things may be About to Turn Quickly for Former Swansea City Boss
He may not have quite matched Billy McCandless’ 1948 record of winning his first three games in charge, but Graham Potter did okay as manager of Swansea City. There was no promotion from the Championship to the Premier League - the Swans finished 10th in his one season in charge in 2018-2019 - but there was enough to admire to realise why England may now be keen to make him their successor to the departed Gareth Southgate.

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Australian Jill McIntosh Becomes Celtic Dragons’ Fifth Coach In Five Years

The struggling Celtic Dragons have turned to Jill McIntosh, a former coach and captain of the Australian national netball team, to try and provide a lift. The Dragons, who are currently bottom of the Netball Super League, have appointed McIntosh as their new head coach in succession to the recently... Read More

Julie Hoornweg's Return To Wales Can Build Recovery After World Cup Failure, Says Netball Chief

Welsh Netball has put its money where its mouth is by re-recruiting the highly rated Aussie coach Julie Hoornweg to guide the national side through to the 2020 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Wales will not be represented at next year’s World Cup in Liverpool, and have slipped down to 11th in... Read More

Celtic Dragons Turn To Kiwi Tania Hoffman For Rescue Mission . . . But Without Wales Role

Celtic Dragons have charged Kiwi coach Tania Hoffman with the task of dragging the Welsh franchise off the bottom of the Vitality Superleague in 2019. And with a break with tradition at Welsh Netball, who own and run the team, she will only coach the Superleague team and not be... Read More

Welsh Dragons Ready To Launch New Era Of Netball

Welsh Netball are ready to launch a new era at club and country level. Australian Julie Hoornweg, appointed Wales interim coach last season, took charge following the departure of head coach Trish Wilcox. Hoornweg was in charge of Vitality Superleague club Celtic Dragons and the Welsh national team who competed in the... Read More

Wales Netball Bring In Aussie Julie Hoornweg To Head National Team and Celtic Dragons

Wales and the Celtic Dragons have plugged the gap left by Trish Wilcox by appointing Australian Julie Hoornweg as their new coach. Hoornweg will take charge of the Dragons for the remainder of their Netball Superleague season and also oversee the national team as they head towards the Commonwealth Games... Read More

Natalie Peperell Takes Charge of Wales And Celtic Dragons After Trish Wilcox Dismissal

With five days to go to the start of the Vitality Netball Super League, the Celtic Dragons have finally got a coach to lead them into the tournament. Following the sacking of Trish Wilcox as head coach for both the Dragons and Wales last month in the wake of Wales’... Read More
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