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Sam Warburton Retires

Cardiff Blues, Wales and British & Irish Lion flanker Sam Warburton OBE, has called time on his illustrious rugby career. Capped 74 times by Wales and a further five by the British & Irish Lions, Warburton led his country for a record 49 times.  He has today announced his retirement [… more]

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Who Is Wayne Pivac?

Wayne Pivac has been named as the new head coach of Wales. The 55-year-old head coach of the Scarlets, hails originally from Takapuna, Auckland. He was a Policeman in New Zealand and a back row forward, whose early career saw him play alongside the likes of Sean Fitzpatrick and Frano [… more]

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Improved Facilities for Running

RCT Council have confirmed plans to create a new purpose-built athletics track as part of its 3G sports pitch development in Beddau – and it will also explore options to upgrade the current athletics facility in Clydach Vale. The plans for a new 3G sports pitch at Bryncelynnog Comprehensive School, Beddau, will include an all-weather synthetic six-lane running track around the perimeter of the pitch, and a 100m sprint area along one of the straights. As part of this commitment, the [… more]

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Extended deal for Principality Premiership

Principality Building Society has extended its title sponsorship of the Welsh Premiership and the WRU National Youth Leagues for the 2018/2019 season. The member-owned organisation first lent its Welsh brand to the domestic league’s top division in 2005, and is now set to complete 14-seasons directly supporting the national game’s semi-professional league, [… more]

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Principality Stadium Football Matches Return

International football will return to Principality Stadium for Wales’ October International Challenge Match against Spain. Wales have not played at the Cardiff city centre-based stadium since 2011 and the match against Julen Lopetegui’s Spain on Thursday, 11 October provides a fantastic opportunity to watch this mouth-watering encounter. Jonathan Ford, FAW [… more]

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Garth Olwg Victorious

Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg’s under 15s girls’ soccer team secured a tremendous victory in the Welsh Schools Football Cup Final on Saturday (12 May) in Oswestry.  The team played Ysgol Bro Myrddin in the prestigious event at The New Saints FC football ground and came away with a 1-0 win [… more]

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