Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
Welsh Rugby Union
The Joint Supporters Group representing fans of the four regions have revealed they have been waiting for a meeting with the Welsh Rugby Union for seven months. Responding to the revelation that the WRU are considering a proposal to cut the number of regions from four to three, the JSG have... Read More
Wales Head Coach Ioan Cunningham Is Pleased With His Side's Progress . . . As Potential Win Against Italy Would Confirm 3rd Place Finish
By Rob Carbon Defeats to Grand Slam chasing England and France may have dented Welsh pride, but head coach Ioan Cunningham is still pleased with the progress his side is making in the TikTok Six Nations. Having trailed 33-0 against the French on Friday night, Siwan Lillicrap’s team showed plenty of courage... Read More
Tickets for next season’s Six Nations matches to watch Wales in Cardiff will hit £130 for the first time, it has been announced. For Stuart Taylor, it indicates the Welsh Rugby Union has lost touch with financial reality for all but the very richest. Being a Welsh rugby fan has... Read More
By Gareth James The Welsh Rugby Union has been accused of sexism and misogyny in a formal complaint by a senior employee, according to reports. The woman – who has since left the WRU – has claimed she was subjected to abusive comments and witnessed racist remarks being made. The claims – made... Read More
By David Williams Josh Navidi and Taulupe Faletau look set to be reunited in Wales’ back row for the Guinness Six Nations clash against France on Friday. They have not played a Test match together since Wales saw their Grand Slam dream ended by France in Paris almost a year ago. Number eight... Read More
By Paul Jones Jonathan Davies believes Wales need to negate the threat posed by France at the breakdown when they meet at the Principality Stadium next Friday night. France are on course for a Six Nations grand slam having already beaten Italy, Ireland, and Scotland, respectively. And test centurion Davies believes the... Read More