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Rhys Ruddock Plans Coaching Journey . . . . Following In Footsteps Of His Father, Mike

Rhys Ruddock Leinster
Rhys Ruddock has paid tribute to his family, including father Mike, after announcing this season would be his last. Ruddock will end a hugely successful 15-year stretch this month when he plays his final match for Leinster – bringing down the curtain on one of the most decorated careers of any player raised in Wales.

Former Wales Star Andy King Backs Maresca Magic To Pep Up Chelsea

Andy King Wales
Wales’ Leicester City title winner Andy King believes Chelsea have been attracted to making Enzo Maresca their new head coach because of the Pep Guardiola factor. Chelsea are reportedly in advanced talks to appoint Leicester boss Maresca, the 44-year-old Italian who until last summer was Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City.

Three Wise Men Looking For A Star On Judgement Day

Warren Gatland Wales
There will be three very interested spectators at Cardiff City Stadium at Judgement Day on Saturday all hoping for different things out of the regional double-header. The traditional derbyfest ends the season for the four Welsh teams in the United Rugby Championship – unless the Ospreys can squeeze into the play-offs.

One In Five Footballers Are Using Snus

Snus football
Around one in five male and female professional players who took part in a new survey are currently using snus, nicotine pouches or both. Snus is a tobacco product in a sachet, similar to a small tea bag, which is placed under the lip and releases nicotine into the bloodstream.

Jeremiah Azu Looking To Conquer Rome After Making History Books

Jeremiah Azu
Jeremiah Azu will be gunning for glory at the European Champions in Rome in June.

Gareth Davies . . . The Striking Bright Light In A Dark Season For The Scarlets

Gareth Davies
The “phenomenal” Gareth Davies has been likened to a top striker in football having just reached a major career landmark. Wales scrum-half Davies took his tally of league tries up to 50 with a double in the Scarlets’ victory over Zebre Parma in the last round of BKT URC matches.

Llantwit Fardre Turn On The Power To Take Cup Glory

Llantwit Fardre RFC v Cilfynydd RFC 5
At the end of what has been an up and down season, Llantwit Fardre saved their best for last to secure Worthington’s Mid District Division Two Cup glory. A first half five-try blitz set Fardre up for a 47-27 victory over their Two East Central counterparts Cilfynydd at Sardis Road.

Cambrian Welfare Clinch Double After Beating Nelson

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Cambrian Welfare rounded off a triumphant campaign as they came from behind to beat Nelson, 43-27 at Sardis Road and secure the Worthington’s Mid District Division One Cup. It bagged a second piece of silverware of the season for the Welfare, who had already been crowned champions of Division One East Central to earn promotion to next season’s new look Championship.

Sam Northeast Claims Tame Draw Was Inevitable For Glamorgan

Sam Northeast Glamorgan
Glamorgan captain Sam Northeast admitted he had settled for a draw long before the match against Leicestershire left both teams frustrated. The Welsh county have been left back in sixth place in Division Two of the Vitality County Championship with only one win from seven games.

Eight Players Set For Wales PDRL Debuts

Wales Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) head coach Rob Davies has named his squad for both the exhibition game against Team Colostomy UK and the full international against a PDRL All Stars side this June.

Welsh Shield

Mason Grady Reckons Arms Park Brotherhood Can Inspire Cardiff

Wales World Cup wing Mason Grady claims there is a new “brotherhood” of local talent ready to take Cardiff Rugby out of the doldrums and push them up the URC table. Speaking in the wake of his man of the match performance in his side’s dramatic 31-24 home win over... Read More

Morgan Morris Picks Up First Silverware Of The Season For The Ospreys

Ospreys back row powerhouse Morgan Morris got an early season boost when he picked up his award as the Welsh Rugby Writers’ Association Young Player of the Year for the 2022-23 campaign. The 25-year-old already has 76 appearances for his home region under his belt and is hoping to... Read More

Welsh Regions Will No Longer Have Back Door Entry Into Champions Cup

The back door entry into the Heineken Champions Cup for the Welsh regions is set to close next season. The Scarlets, Ospreys, Dragons and Cardiff have all had the opportunity to qualify for Europe’s top tier tournament by winning the Welsh Shield - a contrived competition amongst themselves - but... Read More

No Splits In Our Camp, Claims Cardiff Coach As Thomas Young Inspires Euro Passage

Thomas Young took a starring role in the absence of his dad as Cardiff beat the Ospreys 38-21 to clinch the Welsh Shield and Heineken Champions Cup qualification in their final URC game. Director of Rugby Dai Young wasn’t at the Principality Stadium for the Judgement Day showdown having been... Read More

Keiran Williams Insists Ospreys Will Give Last Dance Stars A Winning Farewell Against Cardiff

Keiran Williams has admitted it could be an emotional Judgement Day for the Ospreys on Saturday as he and his teammates brace themselves for a number of departures. The centre will go up against fellow new Wales squad colleague Mason Grady as the Ospreys attempt to beat Cardiff with a... Read More

Judgement Day On Europe Is Now A Battle For 11th Place As Cardiff Face Ospreys

It really will be Judgement Day at the Principality Stadium next Saturday as Cardiff and the Ospreys go head to head, with the Welsh Shield and Heineken Champions Cup qualification on the line. All four of the Welsh regions lost in the penultimate round of the United Rugby Championship over... Read More
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