Seventy two of the best young golfers in Wales took part in the PING Welsh Junior Tour Finals at Tredegar Park, with winners coming from all round Wales. Bleddyn Holgate, from Cilgwyn in West Wales, won the Under 14 category Order of Merit, with Geraint Barnes, Llantrisant and Pontyclun, taking the honours on the day with an impressive 44 points, along with third place overall.
BUCS Super Rugby is set to return with a bang this week with the opening two rounds featuring two classic Welsh derbies. Wednesday night will see Swansea University host last season’s semi-finalists Cardiff Met at St Helen’s. A week later it will be the battle of the Welsh capital institutions, when Cardiff Met host Cardiff University at the Arms Park.
Wales are planning talks with Los Angeles FC to make sure Gareth Bale is in peak condition for the World Cup. Skipper Bale completed 90 minutes for the first time in over 12 months on Sunday as Wales suffered relegation from the top tier of the Nations League by losing 1-0 to Poland in Cardiff. The former Real Madrid star almost equalised in stoppage time when his header struck the crossbar.
Wales Physical Disability Rugby League head coach Craig Fisher says his squad is ready to make its mark at the upcoming PDRL World Cup. Fisher has named a 15-player squad for the tournament which takes place in Warrington from Sunday 23 October.
Dai Flanagan insists Dragons players need to enjoy the company of their coaches as he looked forward to the rest of the season in charge at the region, following the sidelining of Dean Ryan. Although the Dragons have yet to confirm the departure of director of rugby Ryan, it is expected to be announced this week after the agreement of a financial settlement. It means head coach Flanagan will step up to be the man in charge and he has vowed to create a healthy environment, building on the feelgood factor of Sunday’s 23-17 victory over Munster.
Ben Pritchard plans on using his bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships as a springboard to the Paris Olympics in 2014. The Welsh rowing ace's first world medal in the PR1 Men's single sculls added to the bronze he won at the Europeans in Munich in July.
WRU Tell Regions: "Here's £30m For Your Players . . . It's Mostly A Loan, And Your Money Men Have To Carry The Risk"
Following two years of negotiations, the Welsh Rugby Union have performed a dramatic U-turn and tabled a six-year multimillion pound deal for the professional game which relies upon further debt and benefactor support having previously choreographed their removal. Wales’ four professional sides - Cardiff, Dragons, Ospreys and Scarlets - have... Read More
Welsh club rugby is back. The whole chaotic, crazy jamboree returns this weekend in full throttle once more after three years of Covid-affected restrictions. The Indigo Premiership looks healthy, but if it's real life drama you're after, then Daniel Parker reckons you need to drop down a notch and take... Read More
Max Clark Is Set To Make His Debut In Welsh Rugby . . . With The Centre Looking At International Honours
By Rob Carbon The last time new Dragons recruit Max Clark played with current Wales centre Nick Tompkins was in the Under 20 Junior World Championship final in Italy. That was in an England side that had already beaten Wales and went on to finish as runners-up to New Zealand in 2015.... 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
S4C Will Provide Coverage Of Every Round Of The Indigo Premiership . . . After Last Year's Streaming Success
By David Williams S4C’s Rygbi Indigo Prem have confirmed they will show matches from every round of the new season, with coverage being shown online and on television. Lauren Jenkins will host Rygbi Indigo Prem, and she will be joined by a host of familiar rugby names throughout the season. S4C’s coverage gets... Read More
By Stuart Taylor "Whoever is in charge of our sevens operation, including player selection, is out of his depth and needs replacing ASAP. If we accept this mediocrity and the hammerings that go with it, we should forget it and use the money elsewhere," raged a disgruntled rugby fan on social... Read More