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Chris Type . . . Handwriting The Future Blueprint For Elite Athletes In Wales

Chris Type helped deliver Welsh Boxing’s most successful Commonwealth Games for more than 60 years in Birmingham last summer. Now, he is aiming to help add some extra punch to Welsh Athletics’ ambition to build on the success enjoyed by track and field in Wales. Last summer, Welsh athletes Olivia Breen and Aled Sion Davies won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, with Harrison Walsh earning bronze.

No Pretty, But Pretty Effective . . . JPR Williams Backs Winner Warren Gatland To Turn Wales Around

Warren Gatland has been backed to make a success of his second stint in charge of Wales – but it won’t be pretty, according to the man who ground out more victories than most. JPR Williams enjoyed a phenomenal success rate of over 70 per cent in 55 Tests for Wales and believes Gatland can restore the winning habit when his second stint in charge begins with Wales’ opening Six Nations match against Ireland. “I think if anyone can put up a decent show, it'll be him,” says Williams of Gatland ahead of the Ireland clash, which is live on S4C on Saturday.

Luca Chases The Limelight As Wales U20s Bid To Start The Weekend With A Bang Against Ireland

Luca Giannini has revealed how the meteoric rise of Joe Hawkins is inspiring the current crop of Wales U20 youngsters. Scarlets teenager Giannini will make his Six Nations bow as one of the youngest players in coach Byron Hayward’s side when Wales host Ireland in Colwyn Bay on Friday night in a match that is live on S4C. But the 18-year-old back rower – whose family swapped the Bay of Naples for the Carmarthenshire coast – holds an ultimate aim of following Hawkins into the senior squad in double quick time.

Eddie Butler Remembered And Celebrated On The Eve Of The Six Nations

Friends, colleagues and admirers of Eddie Butler joined in a heartfelt celebration of the rich life of the former Wales captain on Thursday afternoon. Abergavenny Market Hall was the venue for an emotional memorial service for the much-loved and multi-talented broadcaster and writer, who died last September while on a charity event in Peru. Around 750 people gathered to hear former Pontypool and Wales teammates share their memories of the1983 British and Irish Lions tourist, who went on to become the voice of the Six Nations as well as an esteemed national newspaper writer.

Aggregate Final January Window Scoreline: Other Clubs 6, Swansea City 0

Swansea City failed to sign a single player in the January transfer window after the club’s plan to bring in West Bromwich Albion striker Karlan Grant on loan backfired. In the dying minutes of Tuesday night’s window, Swansea's attempt to secure a loan for the West Brom forward fell through. The deal was expected to see Grant join the Swans on loan for the remainder of the season – filling some of the gaps exposed by the six players who have left the club this month.

Warren Gatland Happy For Few People To Rate His Blend Of Old And New . . . Especially In Ireland

Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Principality Stadium encounter kicks off Gatland’s second stint as Wales head coach, with his previous reign between 2008 and 2019 yielding four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and two World Cup semi-finals. Ireland will arrive in Cardiff as the world’s top-ranked team following a memorable year when they beat New Zealand twice, South Africa and Australia.

The Welsh Rugby Union Have Been Warned About The Future Of Welsh Rugby . . . After Several Former Employees Call Out The Organisation

Newport Announce The Loan Signing Of Charlie McNeil . . . While Cardiff City Try To Seal A Deal For Sory Kaba

Just Months After Contemplating His Future . . . David Pritchard Is Enjoying Life Back On The Saddle Following Welsh Grand National Win

Nathan Jones Believes Southampton Can Shock Newcastle . . . Despite The Magpies' Ominous form

Welsh Gymnastics

Women’s Team Add Gold . . . As Wales Enjoy Success At The 2022 Artistic Gymnastics Northern European Championships

By Carl Field Welsh Gymnastics are reflecting on more success at the recent 2022 Northern European Championships in Jyväskylä, Finland. The Welsh Artistic gymnasts returned home with five medals, including a gold in the Women’s Team event. The women’s team of Mia Evans (Park Wrekin), Abigail Roper (Pipers Vale) along with Clwb... Read More

Wales Select A Strong Squad For The 2022 Artistic Gymnastics Northern European Championships In Jyväskylä

By Carl Field Wales will be represented by full men’s and women’s teams at next month’s artistic gymnastics Northern European Championships in Finland after selection was confirmed. Jyväskylä plays host to this year’s event from November 18-20. The women’s team features four of the five gymnasts who represented Team Wales at the 2022... Read More

Elizabeth Popova Grew Up In Awe Of Gymnasts . . . So Much So She Became One Herself

By Harry Corish Growing up in Llanelli, Elizabeth Popova was in awe of the older gymnasts at her gym. So much so, that as a toddler she would copy and learn their routines, beginning a lifelong love for the gym and rhythmic gymnastics. But the Carmarthen-born 15-year-old – who will be among the... Read More

David Eaton . . . Still The Only Man To Win A Gymnastics Medal For Wales At A Commonwealth Games

David Eaton set himself the goal of competing for Wales at the Commonwealth Games when he was 13 years old. It was the summer of 1994 and he was sat in front of the television at his grandparents’ house in North Wales. It was a goal the gymnast would go... Read More

Brinn Bevan, Josh Cook And Gemma Frizelle Lead Strong Wales Team Heading To Commonwealth Games

Olympian Brinn Bevan will head a team of 13 gymnasts selected by Wales to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham next month. Bevan – who competed for Great Britain at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in 2016 – will be the most experienced gymnast in the group of... Read More

‘It would mean everything and more’ – Treowen gymnast Lauryn Carpenter out to impress ahead of Birmingham call

By Carl Field This weekend the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships return for the first time since 2019 and there will be plenty of Welsh interest in Telford, including Treowen’s Lauryn Carpenter. Some of the best rhythmic gymnasts in Britain will be competing for titles. Across the two days of competition, under-10s, under-12s,... Read More
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