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It's A Case Of Steady Elfyn As Evans Launches WRC Title Bid In Monza

Elfyn Evans admitted he took it steady as he got his bid to be crowned World Rally Champion underway in Monza. Having had a spin in the pre-event shakedown earlier in the morning, the title pacesetter took a cautious approach on SS1 in Monza's F1 circuit.

Diversity Levels In Welsh Sport Described As "Shameful" After New Survey

Former Wales striker Nathan Blake has told sports in Wales to stop talking and start doing something about their lack of diversity. His call comes after an ITV Wales investigation revealed levels of diversity that were described as "shocking" and "shameful" by Race Council Cymru. A survey conducted showed there are only 19 people from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background out of 765 employees across some of Wales' biggest sports governing bodies.

FAW Back Laura McAllister Bid For FIFA

Laura McAllister has been backed by the Football Association of Wales to bring expertise and insight to world football’s governing body. Professor McAllister – a former Wales captain, former chair of Sport Wales and now professor of public policy and governance at Cardiff University – has is standing for election to FIFA’s council. Nominated by the FAW and backed by the other home associations, McAllister is bidding to become UEFA’s designated female representative on FIFA council.

Gerwyn Price Facing All-Wales Clash When He Starts World Championship Bid

Gerwyn Price could face an all Wales clash when he begins his bid for the William Hill World Darts Championship later this month. The No 3 seed has been drawn against either countryman Jamie Lewis or Luke Woodhouse in the second round.

Wales Golf Events To Return Next Year In New Finals Format

Golfers around Wales will be able to enjoy the first Club Finals Weekend next year, with several of the traditional tournaments being wrapped into one event. The COVID-19 pandemic meant those events were cancelled in 2020, but also saw lessons learned which have contributed to planning ahead for their hopeful return in 2021.

Elfyn Evans' Shakedown Spin A Timely Warning For WRC Title Bid

Elfyn Evans discovered just how treacherous this weekend's World Rally Championship title decider could be as he spun on the pre-event shakedown in Monza. The title pacesetter was caught-out at one of the chicanes in the snowy and slippery conditions on the F1 circuit.

Made In Dolgellau, Forged In Cumbria, Crowned In Monza - The Path To World Glory Taken By Elfyn Evans

Elfyn Evans is on the verge of becoming the first Welshman to win the FIA World Rally Championship drivers’ title, with just the final Rally Monza (3-6 December) between him and glory. And after a remarkable first season with the Toyota team, the 31-year old Dolgellau ace doesn’t need to win the event to secure the title.

George North Told To Prove He Can Be A Lucky 13 For Wales After Jonathan Davies

George North has been told to answer the big question of what comes next at outside centre for Wales after Jonathan Davies. The man looking for clues is Wales coach Wayne Pivac, who has named North at No.13, rather than on the wing, to face Italy on Saturday. Davies has been injured since the defeat to Ireland three weeks ago and although Pivac said he could have played this weekend, the coach is anxious to examine long term options to replace a player who will be 33 in April.

Steve Cooper Admits Sliding Swansea City Have Come Up Short

Steve Cooper admitted Swansea City dropped their standards in defeat at Middlesbrough as they slipped out of the Championship play-off places. The Swans head coach accused his players of falling from the levels that had brought two victories and a draw in their previous three games as they lost 2-1 to Neil Warnock’s side. The defeat – Swansea’s third of the season – dropped the club to seventh in the table, although the positions are so tight they are still only two points off leaders Norwich City, who also lost last night.

Wayne Pivac Tells Callum Sheedy And George North To Grab Their Chance With Wales

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has labelled his team’s final match of the Autumn Nations Cup against Italy as an opportunity for new blood and old heads. Pivac has made nine changes to the starting line-up for the match in Llanelli on Saturday. Flanker Justin Tipuric, who missed the 24-13 loss to England last weekend because of a head knock, returns to the back row alongside James Botham and Taulupe Faletau.

World rankings

Tesni And Joel Achieve 'Remarkable' High For Wales

Joel Makin and Tesni Evans have made history for Squash Wales by becoming the first male and female players to be ranked inside the World’s top 10 at the same time.  Cardiff-born Evans, who lives in North Wales, has been a regular inside the women’s top 10 - at number nine... Read More

Miles Retains Hirwaun Open Squash In Thrilling Final Against Welshman Elliott In Rhondda Cynon Taf

Miles Jenkins retained the Hirwaun Open Squash title in Aberdare, beating Welshman Elliott Morris Devred in a thrilling final. Jones, whose highest World Ranking was 163, was crowned champion after beating Welsh Wizards Professional League player Morris Devred 11-4, 11-7, 12-14, 9-11, 11-9. Top seed Jenkins had beaten Oliver Griffiths 11-4, 11-5,... Read More

Joel Makin-g Stunning Progress In World Rankings

Welsh squash ace Joel Makin is eyeing up a place among the World top eight players. Pembrokeshire-born Makin goes into the 2019-20 season at number 13 and earned a confidence-boosting win against Egyptian Mohamed ElShorbagy, the former World number one. “I have shown I can beat guys in the top 10,” says... Read More

Wales To Go Above England In Rankings As The Records Are Reset

Eddie Jones and his England team woke up in Cardiff on Sunday morning with ‘Hymns and Arias’ and ‘Bread of Heaven’ still ringing in their ears and to the news that Wales have also leapfrogged them in the World Rugby rankings after their 21-13 victory at Principality Stadium. Jones was... Read More

Welsh Wizards Call Out RAC For Premier Squash Clash

Welsh Wizards are calling out the RAC, but there doesn't appear to be any fear of a breakdown. And Wizards' Premier Squash League clash in Cardiff next month looks certain to be a cracker. Tesni Evans and her fellow Wizards powered to a 4-1 in at Coolhurst and set up a massive... Read More

Welsh Star Faces Egyptian Squash Challenge In US

Welsh squash ace Tesni Evans is preparing for one of the biggest nights of her squash life at the US Open in Philadelphia. Evans, the pride of Wales, plays Raneem El Welily in the semi-finals and the Egyptian tweeted: “Playing tonight against in-form Tesni Evans who is enjoying a great tour... Read More
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