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Melissa Courtney-Bryant Rolls The Dice In Monaco.....And Lands A 30-Year-old British Record

Melissa Courtney-Bryant Rolls The Dice In Monaco…..And Lands A 30-Year-old British Record

‘Botham Smashes Aussies In Melbourne’ . . . Wales Dreaming Of Historic Repeat Headlines

‘Botham Smashes Aussies In Melbourne’ . . . Wales Dreaming Of Historic Repeat Headlines
James Botham should have been planning for his wedding this summer but there won’t be a more delighted Welshman in Melbourne this weekend when the Cardiff Rugby flanker gets a start against the Wallabies. Putting the name of Botham and Australia into the same sentence conjures up images of the great England cricketer Ian, Jim’s grandfather, taking on the Aussies on the cricket field. A number of those battles came at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Jess Fishlock Moves Step Nearer History And Puts Wales On Edge Of Euros Qualification

Jess Fishlock Moves Step Nearer History And Puts Wales On Edge Of Euros Qualification
Jess Fishlock – who else? – put Wales on the threshold of qualification for the Euro 2025 finals as she became her country’s joint highest goalscorer. The striker matched Helen Ward’s all-time goalscoring record as Wales triumphed 3-0 over Croatia in Karlovac, propelling them to the top of their qualifying group.

Wales Fans: We Need To Talk About England

Wales Fans: We Need To Talk About England
We need to talk about England. You may have tried not to notice, but they have reached the final of a major football tournament, the first time they have got there on foreign soil. German soil. Deutscherboden. Now comes the question, perpetually asked of Welsh supporters whenever images of the flag of St. George - tattooed onto beer bellies jiggling on outdoor bar tables – fills our TV screens. How do you feel about that?

Demons And Jets Team Up To Develop Women And Girls Rugby League

Demons And Jets Team Up To Develop Women And Girls Rugby League

Wales Have Reached The End Game, But Will It Be The Final Game For Warren Gatland?

Wales Have Reached The End Game, But Will It Be The Final Game For Warren Gatland?
You can tell when a team has its back firmly up against the wall because there is nowhere else to reach for new explanations. Wales have tried them all. They’re under-strength, they’re over-cooked, they’re rebuilding, they’re short on preparation time, there are too many rookies, not a big enough player pool, too many overseas players in the way at regional level, the fly-halves are too small, the props are too raw, there are leaves on the line and we’re experiencing exceptional call volumes at this moment in time, so please continue to hold

Chepstow Racecourse: Preview And Tips For Friday’s Ladies Evening

Chepstow Racecourse: Preview And Tips For Friday’s Ladies Evening
Chepstow hosts its latest meeting on Friday evening – Ladies with a competitive seven-race offering for punters heading to the track. Racing gets underway at 5.15 with a class four handicap before rounding off at 8.45 as nine runners take on the class six handicap to bring proceedings to a close.

Rhian Wilkinson Urges Wales To Seize Last Euro Chances

Rhian Wilkinson Urges Wales To Seize Last Euro Chances
Wales boss Rhian Wilkinson has urged her side to “find a way to deliver” ahead of their final two European Championship qualifying games. Her side sit second in Group B4 and kick off their final batch of matches with a trip to group leaders Croatia on Friday, before facing Kosovo in Llanelli next Tuesday.

Jade Jones Avoids Drug Ban After Missed Doping Test

Jade Jones Avoids Drug Ban After Missed Doping Test
Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones has escaped sanction after being found to have committed a no-fault doping violation following her failure to provide a urine sample in December last year. The UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD) confirmed that on the basis of “very exceptional circumstances” relating to confidential medical records, Jones bears “no fault or negligence for her refusal or failure to submit to her sample collection”.

Craig Bellamy Out To Convince The Doubters He Can Avoid The Scrapes As Wales Boss

Craig Bellamy Out To Convince The Doubters He Can Avoid The Scrapes As Wales Boss
Craig Bellamy is determined to banish the perception of him as a firebrand as he steps into his first senior management role with Wales. Bellamy courted controversy on and off the pitch during a colourful playing career that saw him win 78 Wales caps between 1998 and 2013.

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Everyone Remembers Their First Time At The Welsh Grand National

WELSH bookie James Lovell reckons everyone remembers their first time. For him, his maiden Welsh Grand National at Chepstow arrived early at... Read More

Gareth Davies Has Turned Wales Hurt Into Scarlets Happiness

After more than a year away from the international stage, Gareth Davies is sending out a very timely reminder of just why he has 67 Wales caps to his name. He hasn’t appeared for the national team since March 2022 and has missed out on the squads altogether this season.... Read More

Stick Or Twist? Wales Players Mull Over Next Move In £10m Poker Game

Angry Wales players will decide on Wednesday whether to intensify their £10m poker game with their bosses and call a strike before next week’s Six Nations clash against England. But Wales coach Warren Gatland insists he is confident the players can be convinced to keep their boots on. The New... Read More

Wayne Pivac Urges His Welsh Side To Bring The Fire . . . But Is Under No Illusion How Dangerous Georgia Can Be

By Paul Jones Wayne Pivac has urged his Wales side to back up last weekend’s victory over Argentina with another strong performance against Georgia this Saturday. Wales have had some tough test matches against Georgia in recent years, and Pivac is expecting another tough encounter.  “We’ve looked at them very closely and I... Read More

Tigers' Tommy Reffell To Make His Debut . . . As Wayne Pivac's Team Selection Raises Eyebrows

By David Williams Leicester Tigers flanker Tommy Reffell is set to make his Welsh senior team debut against South Africa on Saturday's Test series opener at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium. Bridgend-born Reffell, who helped Tigers win this season’s Gallagher Premiership title at Twickenham, will line up in Pretoria alongside back-row colleagues Dan... Read More

It's About The Culture, Says Nick Williams . . . New Zealand Get It Right, Cardiff And Wales Don't

Nick Williams’ globetrotting career might have come to an end, but the former Junior All Black is concerned with the direction his former club Cardiff are heading in. Prior to his retirement in 2020 the gigantic No 8 experienced professional rugby in New Zealand, Ireland, Italy, and Wales, respectively. In... Read More
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