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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

Donna Crossman
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.

Wales Women

Elinor Snowsill Insists Wales Can Build On Third Place Finish As New TikTok Women's Six Nations Begins

Elinor Snowsill says Wales are determined to make this year's TikTok Six Nations as good, if not better than last year's, with excitement and anticipation building in the camp. Last season, Ioan Cunningham's squad finished third behind England and France after winning their opening two games against Scotland and Ireland,... Read More

Shaun Connor Leaves Dragons To Join Wales Ahead Of TikTok Six Nations

Wales Women’s senior team have appointed Shaun Connor as their new full-time attack and kicking coach ahead of the forthcoming TikTok Six Nations campaign. The former Dragons and Russia coach has moved from his role with the Dragons Rugby Academy and Wales U20s to join Ioan Cunningham’s coaching team. A... Read More

Wales Coach Kevin Johnson Admits He's Sad To See Another Go As Sian French Becomes Fourth Player To Stand Down

Wales women’s head coach Kevin Johnson had admitted he was disappointed to see Sian French become the fourth member of the squad to retire from international hockey in the last five months. Centurion French – who had won 130 caps for Wales – has joined Natasha Fortnam, Sophie Robinson and... Read More

Julie Read Insists Wales Retirement At 28 Was The Right Call

Julie Read had admitted her decision to retire from international hockey was a tough one to make. The 28-year-old has decided to bring to an end her 13-year Test career, although she will continue to play for Beeston in the top-tier England Hockey League. “It has been incredibly hard," said... Read More

Wales Head Coach Ioan Cunningham Sends A Warning To His Side . . . As Their World Cup Dream Lays In The Balance

By Gareth James Ioan Cunningham has warned his team that they need to dominate from the off, otherwise their World Cup dream will be taken out of their hands. There are four changes and two positional swaps in the Wales Women side named to face Australia on Saturday (14:15 NZ/2.15am UK) following... Read More

Wales Manager Gemma Grainger Backs The Use Of VAR . . . As Wales Begin Their World Cup Play-Off Journey

By Paul Jones Head coach Gemma Grainger has welcomed the use of VAR for Wales Women’s World Cup play-off action. Wales host Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cardiff on Thursday, the first of three potential games needed to reach next summer’s World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand. Switzerland await the winners next... Read More
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