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.
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.
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 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.
Dai Flanagan insists Dragons players need to enjoy the company of their coaches as he looked forward to the rest of the season in charge at the region, following the sidelining of Dean Ryan. Although the Dragons have yet to confirm the departure of director of rugby Ryan, it is expected to be announced this week after the agreement of a financial settlement. It means head coach Flanagan will step up to be the man in charge and he has vowed to create a healthy environment, building on the feelgood factor of Sunday’s 23-17 victory over Munster.
Ben Pritchard plans on using his bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships as a springboard to the Paris Olympics in 2014. The Welsh rowing ace's first world medal in the PR1 Men's single sculls added to the bronze he won at the Europeans in Munich in July.
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
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
Sam Wainwright A Surprise Inclusion In The Welsh Camp. . . As He Faces The Daunting Task Of Taking On The 'Bomb Squad'
By Steffan Thomas Sam Wainwright has spent 12 years fighting against the odds and has no plan to stop his hard work anytime soon as he is scheduled to meet with the Wales squad at their Vale of Glamorgan training base in two weeks’ time. His inclusion, a replacement for the injured... Read More
Georgia Evans Makes Successful Return From Injury . . . As She Puts Her Hand Up For World Cup Consideration
By Rob Carbon Georgia Evans is back in the mix for World Cup consideration after coming back with a bang for Saracens in the Allianz Premier15s final at Sixways last weekend. Thirteen weeks after breaking her arm so badly in a league game at Bristol Bears there were fears she could lose... Read More
Ospreys Flyer Keelan Giles Still Has Wales Ambitions. . . As He Looks To Rebuild Confidence After Injury Nightmare
By Steffan Thomas Keelan Giles’ career has been far from straightforward since bursting onto the scene as a promising 18-year-old in 2016. Back then the Gorseinon man was scoring tries left, right, and centre for Wales under 20s, before getting called into the senior squad for their tour of New Zealand that... Read More
By Gareth James Wales have now dropped outside the top eight teams in the world following their dismal defeat to Italy on Saturday- they currently find themselves closer to Japan and Fiji, rather than the likes of France, Ireland and England. Wayne Pivac's side have consequently fallen to ninth in the rankings,... Read More