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Wales Close To Commonwealth Games Spot After Lifting Wendy White Trophy

Wales are close to securing their place in the netball tournament at the Commonwealth Games after boosting their world ranking. Head coach Sara Moore’s team beat the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Gibraltar at the weekend in a tournament played at Ebbw Vale to secure the Wendy White trophy. It was the first international matches Wales have been able to host since 2019 and the victories have put them on the threshold of confirming their place at the Birmingham Games later this year.

Dwayne Peel Insists Scarlets Must Gaze In The Mirror As Welsh Teams Lose Nine From Nine

From Pontarddulais Priest To Vanishing Vicar . . . John Gillibrand's Running Journey

Bonymaen RFC . . . The Biggest Sporting Draw In Swansea As Fans Flock To The Old Windy Hilltop

The fans are back in Welsh sport – sort of. A host of smaller football and rugby clubs were able to welcome up to 500 supporters through their gates this weekend and it’s doors fully open everywhere next weekend. It meant some strange comparisons on Saturday, as Owen Morgan discovered when he went to watch Bonymaen RFC. Strange sporting anomalies have become the norm across the globe over the past two years due to Covid regulations. Grand Slam tennis champions deported, fanless FA Cup finals, and an Olympic Games stadium where the only noise was the pounding of the sprinters’ running shoes.

Russell Martin Hails Swansea City's Return After Five Weeks Without Full Training Sessions

Russell Martin has spoken of his pride in Swansea City for the way they stopped the rot at in-form Huddersfield. The Swans head coach had plenty of praise for his players who earned a 1-1 draw away from home to end a run of four straight defeats. "We could have probably had the three points and I don't think anyone could have complained,” said Martin, whose team remain 17th in the table, 14 points off the play-offs but with three matches in hand.

Cardiff City Boss Steve Morison Warns His Players: Earn Your Corn . . . Or We'll Get Others In

Steve Morison has warned his misfiring Cardiff City strikers they must start scoring – or else they will be shipped out. The ultimatum was given after the Bluebirds manager saw him team lose 1-0 at home to Blackburn – their eighth defeat in their last nine at home in the league. Cardiff drew a blank at home for the seventh time this season and have scored one goal in their last three Championship matches.

Dai Young Insists Cardiff Are Moving Forward Despite A Third European Defeat After Josh Adams Error

Dai Young has refused to be down-hearted by what appears to be the end of Cardiff’s hopes of making progress to the knockout stages of the Heineken Champions Cup. The head coach has chosen, instead, to look on the bright side of his team’s 36-33 defeat to Harlequins - even though victory was offered up to the English champions in the closing seconds. A mistake by Wales wing Josh Adams, who gave away a penalty when he tried to run the ball from deep with the scores tied at 33-33, was punished by the mercurial Marcus Smith, who had earlier scored a scintillating try to bring his team level.

"Old Guy" Sam Davies Feeling Fresh As Dragons Bid For Euro Re-Boot

Sam Davies reckons he has never felt fresher in January and aims to prove it when the Dragons resume their season on Saturday after a month-long break. After four weeks of inactivity, the Newport region finally get back on the rugby field when they travel to Treviso to take on Benetton in the European Challenge Cup. For their playmaker and No.10, it’s an opportunity to show the benefits of a mid-season break and a chance for his team to end a six-match losing sequence, in a must-win clash that is live on S4C.

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Bethan Davies . . . Walking The Walk And Talking The Talk About Commonwealth Games Ambitions

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games race walk medallist Bethan Davies has bounced back from illness to gain the nomination standard for next year's games in Birmingham. Davies enjoyed an outstanding 2018 season which saw her dominate the domestic scene, compete at the European Championships and take bronze in the 20k race... Read More

Holly Bradshaw's Olympic Medal . . . Made In Preston, Given In Tokyo, Polished In Wales

Holly Bradshaw returned 'home' to Wales to celebrate her Olympic Games bronze medal winning performance on Sunday. On the day a huge welcome home party for Great Britain's Olympic heroes was being held in London, Bradshaw was busy competing at the Welsh Athletics Championships in Cardiff. And the athlete, who... Read More

Tom Marshall Holds Off Rising Star Osian Perrin (Just) To Become Welsh Champion Again After Thrilling Race

Tom Marshall won his 16th Welsh title across all running disciplines on Sunday in one of the closest races of his illustrious career. The Cardiff middle distance star has moved up to run 5,000m on the track this season after making his name primarily over 800 and 1500m. But he... Read More

Adele Nicoll . . . Seven Years Of Waiting And Now She Has Commonwealth Games And Winter Olympics In Her Diary

Shot putter Adele Nicoll took her last chance to claim a Commonwealth Games qualifying standard on Saturday before turning her attention to her bobsleigh ambitions. The Birchfield Harrier had been knocking on the door of claiming the qualifying standard all season, but appeared to be running out of time when... Read More

Sarah Abrams . . . New Doctor And Welsh Triple Jump Champion In One Week

A weekend at the Welsh Athletics Championships in Cardiff was just what the doctor ordered for Sarah Abrams. The Blackheath and Bromley athlete only started work as a newly qualified doctor on Wednesday and won the Welsh triple jump title on Saturday. Abrams, normally a long jumper, had opted for... Read More

No Starting Gun For Welsh Athletics Championships . . . Or Juniors

The Welsh Athletics Championships is the latest major sporting event to fall victim of the coronavirus pandemic. The event, held at Cardiff's International Sports Campus in Leckwith, would normally attract hundreds of athletes from all over Wales and further afield. Although athletics activity has restarted in Wales, the sport's governing... Read More
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