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Welsh Regions Reminded Of Task Ahead As Leinster Sign Jordie Barrett

Jordie Barrett New Zealand
Welsh regions hoping to assemble squads to become competitive with the best in the United Rugby Championship have been given a sobering reminder of the size of that task after Leinster announced the capture of All Blacks star, Jordie Barrett.

Josh Turnbull Insists Young Blood Can Get Welsh Rugby Pumping Again

John Turnbull Cardiff
Josh Turnbull insists he sees exciting times ahead in Welsh rugby as he begins his new career as a coach. The 36-year-old Cardiff back rower has confirmed he has played his last match and will take up a coaching position within the Cardiff academy set-up.

James Harris Admits Glamorgan Left Disappointed By Derbyshire Draw

James Harris Glamorgan
James Harris admitted Glamorgan were disappointed they were unable to press home a promising position against Derbyshire and had to settle for a draw in their first home County Championship game of the season. The match finished with spoils shared after a superb stand between Luis Reece and Brooke Guest guided the visitors to safety.

Phil Pratt – Multi-Talented, Multi-skilled, And Heading For Paris This Summer

Phil Pratt
Phil Pratt will be at the Paralympics in Paris later this year, but it’s not too much of a stretch to imagine the highlight of his summer could have been playing at Wimbledon. Pratt is the man who captained Great Britain’s wheelchair basketball team to World Championship glory in 2018.

Gerwyn Price Admits German Defeat Was Hard To Take

Gerwyn Price darts
Gerwyn Price believes he let a fifth International Darts Open title slip from his grasp after losing the final of the European tour event. German home favourite Martin Schindler denied Price as he surged to victory in his first European Tour final. The 27-year-old German powered his way to an 8-5 win over the two-time defending champion at the WT Energiesysteme Arena in Riesa to claim his first senior PDC crown.

Erol Bulut Turns On His Critics And Demands Credit For Cardiff City Upsurge

Erol Bulut
Erol Bulut has issued an impassioned defence of his record as Cardiff City manager as he seeks to stay in charge this summer. The Bluebirds boss has taken issue with his critics, who he claims have tried to suggest he should take little credit for the club’s improvement on last season.

Chris Cooke Backs Glamorgan To Claim Win After Brilliant Ton

Chris Cooke Glamorgan
Century-maker Chris Cooke believes he has set the platform for Glamorgan to achieve a memorable victory over Derbyshire. Cooke helped Glamorgan pull in front on day three of their Vitality County Championship match against after they posted 361 for seven declared to set a target of 401 for the visitors.

Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan To Consider His Position After Sixth Defeat

Graham Coughlan Newport county
Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has given a scathing assessment of his team - and questioned his own future - after they suffered a sixth successive defeat. The County boss said the club’s fans deserved better after their latest setback - a 2-1 loss at home against Tranmere Rovers. That makes it a miserable round half dozen of losses on the bounce for Newport, who only a month ago looked to have a decent outside chance of making the play-offs before their rotten run.

Ioan Cunningham Under Pressure But Questions WRU Strategy For Women's Game

Ioan Cunningham expects scrutiny over his position as head coach after Wales glued themselves to the bottom of the Women’s Six Nations table. Like his counterpart in charge of the men’s team – Warren Gatland – Cunningham is a man under pressure who cannot ease things until he stops losing. The former Scarlets coach, who brought a sharp upturn in the fortunes of the national side in the women’s game two years ago, admits results have put him in the firing line.

Wrexham Ride To League One Is A Reward For The Fans, Says Phil Parkinson

Ryan Reynolds has said that he and Rob McElhenney are having the “ride of our lives” following another Wrexham promotion. The Deadpool star, 47, co-owns the club with fellow Hollywood actor McElhenney. They previously secured promotion to League Two last year, and a 6-0 victory over Forest Green Rovers on Saturday means they will play in League One next season, as they cannot now finish below the top three automatic promotion places.

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Newtown’s Attack v Haverfordwest County Hero Zak . . . With European Football The Prize

Zac Jones stands between Newtown and a place in European football next season. The Haverfordwest... Read More

Laura McAllister Boldly Goes Where No Woman Has Gone Before . . . UEFA Vice-Presidency

Laura McAllister has become one of most influential people in European football after crowning her position on UEFA’s executive committee by also becoming a vice-president. McAllister had her place on UEFA's executive committee formally ratified and has become the first Welsh person to serve at that level on European football’s... Read More

Young Dragons Are Starting To Roar . . . Wales U17s Stand On Brink Of History After Alfie Tuck's It Away

Wales Under-17s are one match away from making history in the UEFA Under-17 Elite Round. A win against Montenegro on Tuesday afternoon will see the Wales youngsters qualify for the European Under-17 Championship finals in Hungary later this year. A 1-1 draw against Iceland at the FAW’s Dragon Park facility... Read More

UEFA Announce Changes To Nations League Format . . . As Wales Plot Route Back To League A

By David Williams Wales face extra match stages in the Nations League from next year. Rob Page’s men – who were relegated from the top tier of the tournament after they were beaten by Poland in September – could have to get through play-offs to get back to Group A. UEFA plan to... Read More

Welsh Football Is Breaking Wales Free Of Its Shackles . . . As Years Of Hard Work Is Rewarded With World Cup Qualification

By Rob Carbon Welsh football is finally breaking free of the shackles and emerging from the shadow of Welsh Rugby. The UEFA survey all but confirms that football is taking centre stage in Wales’ sporting theatre, with the recent result against Ukraine and the incredible atmosphere on Sunday night emphasising football's new... Read More

Wales International Football Games To Stay Welsh, Free, And On S4C

By Harry Corish Welsh football fans will continue to watch free to air coverage of the national team in the Welsh language, thanks to a deal struck with S4C. S4C has secured exclusive UK free-to-air broadcast rights to show the Wales football team’s matches from 2022 to 2024. An agreement was in doubt... Read More
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