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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

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Gatland Admits Shock At A World Cup Reunion With Eddie Jones. . . But Hopes To Get Wales Firing In The Six Nations

By David Williams Warren Gatland insists he is looking forward to locking horns with Eddie Jones again at this year’s World Cup – although he admits he was shocked to hear their reunion will be so sudden. Gatland enjoyed some memorable skirmishes with Jones around Wales v England clashes in the past... Read More

The Pressure On Dwayne Peel Is Mounting Says Former Scarlets Captain . . . As Dragons Bid To Pile On New Year Misery

By Harry Corish Former Scotland and Scarlets captain John Barclay has admitted he sees no quick fixes for Dwayne Peel. Scarlets head coach Peel is under pressure after just one solitary league victory all season. They host the Dragons on New Year's Day - in a United Rugby Championship clash which is live... Read More

Stephen Jones and Gethin Jenkins Are The First Casualties . . . As Warren Gatland Begins To Shape His New Coaching Team

By Rob Carbon Warren Gatland has sacked two of Wales greatest ever players from his coaching team as he bids to re-shape the fortunes of the Welsh team in the 2023 Six Nations and World Cup. Stephen Jones and Gethin Jenkins, who both played under Gatland for both Wales and the British... Read More

Elinor Snowsill Has Defied The Odds To Reach Her Fourth World Cup . . . And Believes Wales Have Never Been More Prepared

By Rob Carbon About 18 months ago Elinor Snowsill was told by one of her then Welsh coaches he didn’t think she would make the World Cup in New Zealand this month. The 33-year-old contemplated retirement, but battled on regardless. This weekend she is set to add to her 67 caps at her fourth global... Read More

Jason Strange Insists The Indigo Premiership Is A "Minor Miracle" . . . As The Steelmen Host Llandovery In A Huge Clash At The Top Of The Table

By Graham Thomas Jason Strange has no doubts the clubs in the Indigo Premiership are punching above their weight and insists: “The league is a minor miracle.” Strange – who recently signed off his summer stint on the coaching staff of St. Helens by helping them rule rugby league’s Super League for... Read More

From White To Red, Red Rose To Three Feathers . . . Carys Williams-Morris To Make Second Test Debut, But This Time For Wales

By Graham Thomas CARYS Williams-Morris will realise her Welsh rugby dream on Saturday – four years after England claimed she was living out their version with a red rose on her chest. The 28-year-old will make her Wales debut against Canada in Nova Scotia, an ocean apart and a decade on from... Read More
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