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Newport's Robbie Willmott Looks Ahead At This Week's Fixtures In Preparation For The New Manager's Arrival

Wales Star Jess Fishlock Says It's "Heart-breaking" To See The Abuse Aimed At Women Footballers. . .As The FAW and Welsh Government Join Forces To Tackle The Problem

By Tom Prosser Welsh football star Jess Fishlock says “It’s Heart-breaking to see the abuse aimed at female footballers who are playing purely for their love of the game”- this has led to The Football Association of Wales and the Welsh Government joining forces to tackling online hate towards girls and women. “Trying to put someone down because of something they love, is not big, smart or funny,” explains Fishlock, who is Wales’ most capped footballer. “I always say that people should think about how the person receiving the abuse could be affected before sharing and I’m glad to have worked with my Cymru teammates and the FAW to further educate others on what is and isn’t acceptable online." 

Wales To Host Three Rounds Of The 2022 British Rally Championship

‘You Can’t Win Them All’, Yet It Was Still Mixed Emotions For Meirion Evans After Second Place Finish In Wexford

Meirion Evans had to admit that you can’t win them all, although it speaks volumes for his driving ability and competitive nature that he feels slightly disappointed to have finished second on a rally in Ireland – beaten only by a former Irish Tarmac rally champion.

Seven Gymnasts Including 2016 Olympian Brinn Bevan Named In Wales Squad For Home Northern European Championships

By Carl Field Seven artistic gymnasts have been selected to represent Wales at the Northern Europeans in Cardiff next month. Men’s National Coach Peter Haysham has named a full team of six – up from five when the event was last held in 2019 – and includes four of the team who won a silver medal in Iceland two years ago. Emil Barber (Swansea Gymnastics Centre), Brinn Bevan (South Essex), Joe Cemlyn-Jones (City of Birmingham) and Jacob Edwards (Olympus) return as they bid to go one better by grabbing team gold on home soil.

Jake Heyward Returns To Cardiff Running Roots To Remember Tokyo Exploits ….And Ponder Next Great Athletics Adventure

Olympic 1500m finalist Jake Heyward has been speaking about his Tokyo Games experience whilst on a visit back to his home city of Cardiff. Now based in Oregon, Hayward was an interested spectator at the Cardiff Cross Challenge held at Llandaff Fields, where he has twice won the under-20 title.

Cardiff Cross Challenge Lives Up To Expectations. . .As Charlotte Arter Retains Her Title Ahead Of Jenny Nesbitt

By Owen Morgan The Cardiff Cross Challenge lived up to its new status as a World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold standard event with thrilling finishes in top quality senior men's and women's races. Charlotte Arter retained her title ahead of Cardiff team-mate Jenny Nesbitt, while Derby's Hugo Milner produced a blistering time to win the men's race. The sun came out to celebrate the event's elevation to global standard and training partners Arter and Nesbitt rose to the occasion in the most un-cross country-like warm conditions.

Cameron Norrie . . . A Welsh/Scottish/New Zealand/South African Tennis Success Story, But Not Overnight

Wayne Pivac Says He Would Be "Surprised" If More Players Don't Follow Thomas Young's Lead And Return To Welsh Rugby

By Steffan Thomas Wayne Pivac believes more exiles will follow Thomas Young’s lead and return to Welsh rugby.  Despite having only three test caps to his name Wasps back-row star Young was named in the Wales squad for this autumn's tests against New Zealand, South Africa, Fiji, and Australia after signing a contract to join Cardiff Rugby next season.  And Pivac is confident the likes of Leicester’s Tommy Reffell, Bristol’s Callum Sheedy, Bath’s Taulupe Faletau, and Gloucester’s Louis Rees-Zammit will eventually join a Welsh region in the near future. 

Gareth James Decides To Take His Rugby Back To His Roots At Ystalyfera RFC

World Rugby

Rugby? It's As Boring As Bat Shit These Days And Needs To Be Taken Out Of World Rugby's Hands, Says David Moffett

David Moffett has slammed the current state of World Rugby labelling the game “as boring as bat shit,” a “dog’s dinner” and believes private equity will seize control of the global game from the national unions. Moffett was one of world rugby’s most experienced administrators having been chief executive at... Read More

Josh Navidi Joins Alix Popham In New Demand To World Rugby

Wales flanker Josh Navidi is among a group of players calling for rugby to bring in meaningful change to reduce head injuries. Navidi – who missed the first half of this season after suffering a concussion in a training session for Cardiff Blues – is backing Progressive Rugby to lobby... Read More

George North And A Decade Of Dominance . . . Proving You Shouldn't Always Live In The Moment

Rugby fans love an official list, a ranking, a team of this year or that year and so on. For that reason, there was no shortage of interest and debate when the World Rugby Team of the Decade, “picked in association with Mastercard” was announced this week. Eyebrows were raised... Read More

Alix Popham Revealed To Be One Of Over 100 Brain Injured Players Suing Rugby Authorities

Former Wales No.8 Alix Popham is part of a group of former internationals who are planning legal action for negligence against the rugby authorities over brain injuries they have suffered, the law firm leading the case has announced. Popham – who has been diagnosed with early onset dementia - is part... Read More

Wales Given World Cup Boost As Bill Beaumont Admits: We Had No Option

World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has said there was no choice but to write off the global rankings for 2020 – which has given Wales a leg-up in the World Cup seedings. Wales and England will be among the top seeding band when pools for the 2023 Rugby World... Read More

Time For The WRU To Follow World Rugby And Hold Leaders To Account

As World Rugby continues to press ahead with electing a new chairman, vice-chair and executive members, the Welsh Rugby Union has so far kept elections to its own governing body on hold. Tom Jenkins says it’s time they moved the campaigning online so that future leadership of the game in... Read More
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