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Keep up with match reporting and features in Welsh sport.

Cardiff City V Brentford

Match report by Nathan Parker CARDIFF City battled back from two-goals down to prevent defeat as Neil Harris’ side earned themselves a 2-2 draw against promotion hopefuls Brentford. The away side came into the match having not won in their last four league games, but goals from Luka Racic and Bryan Mbeumo put the West … Continue reading Cardiff City V Brentford

Yeovil’s El Diablo undefeated in 10 fights

TAUNTON, UNITED KINGDOM. 21 Feb 2020. Yeovil boxer Dean Dodge (black trunks) fought Birmingham boxer and former English Champion & WBC International Super Bantamweight Champion Sean Davis (white trunks) at the Wellsprings Leisure Centre in Taunton, hosted by Priority Boxing Promotions. He fought hard to get a knock-out from the start but due to damaging … Continue reading Yeovil’s El Diablo undefeated in 10 fights

Resilience in Sport

It’s not about what you used to do – it’s what you can do that matters rory coleman Q&A’s with six sportspeople who continue to compete despite serious injury or personal setbacks. Rory Coleman (pictured above) is a marathon runner and lifestyle coach who was paralysed from the neck down with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a very … Continue reading Resilience in Sport

Mountain Ash crowned RCT Schools Netball champions

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM. 13 Feb 2020. Mountain Ash Comprehensive School were crowned champions of the 2020 RCT Schools Netball tournament after beating Treorchy Comprehensive School 11-8 after extra-time in the final today. The tournament was a 13-team event at the House of Sport in Cardiff. Mountain Ash went through Pool A unbeaten and then overcame … Continue reading Mountain Ash crowned RCT Schools Netball champions

Closure of Korfball Club

Cardiff City Korfball Club have started a petition to stop the closure of sports facilities in Heath Park, Cardiff, after the council backtracked on its decision to lease the building to the club. In August 2018, Cardiff Council agreed in principle to Cardiff Korfball Club’s offer to take over ownership and running of the facilities. … Continue reading Closure of Korfball Club

24 hour sponsored Roundnet

Cardiff University Roundnet Society completed a 24 hour Roundnet match yesterday in aid of the Children’s Hospice Southwest. Roundnet, or Spikeball as its sometimes known, is a net sport primarily inspired by volleyball. Played by four players in teams of two, the sport was created in 1989 and is currently experiencing a revival in the … Continue reading 24 hour sponsored Roundnet

Connah’s Quay Nomads 3-0 STM Sports: Nomads cruise to Nathaniel MG Cup final victory

Match report by DAFYDD JONES – Y Clwb Pel-Droed Connah’s Quay Nomads have been crowned champions of the Nathaniel MG Cup for a second time in their history after a 3-0 win over STM Sports.  A first-half double from Michael Wilde and Jamie Insall’s spectacular volley were enough for the Nomads to claim the first piece … Continue reading Connah’s Quay Nomads 3-0 STM Sports: Nomads cruise to Nathaniel MG Cup final victory

Pontypridd Town 6-0 Taffs Well: Dragons hit sorry Wellmen for six

Match report by Kristóf Iványi and Owen Gardner – Y Clwb Pel-Droed Ponty Town extended their unbeaten run at the sport park with a resounding 6-0 victory against rivals Taffs Well. Six different scorers were on target for the hosts as goals from Aiden Lewis, Kareem Leigh, Luke Gullick, Lee Baldock, Lewis Ellis and Tyrrelle Webbe made it … Continue reading Pontypridd Town 6-0 Taffs Well: Dragons hit sorry Wellmen for six

Cardiff Walking Football

CARDIFF, WALES. 16 January 2020. 85 year-old football coach John Barnes posing for a portrait outside Cardiff City FC’s House of Sport. John runs the Cardiff City Foundation’s walking football team as head coach. Words and Pictures by Matthew Lofthouse