Welsh Sport

February 09, 2018
Emiliano Sala: Mourners arrive for wake and funeral

Emiliano Sala: Mourners arrive for wake and funeral

A service for the Cardiff City player, who died in a plane crash last month, will be held in Argentina.

FA Cup: Flynn, Arteta & Henry, the unlikeliest WhatsApp group

FA Cup: Flynn, Arteta & Henry, the unlikeliest WhatsApp group

The WhatsApp group featuring Newport County's Michael Flynn and Mikel Arteta - not to mention Thierry Henry and Freddie Ljungberg - was a little busier than usual last Sunday evening.

Ulster deliver blow to Ospreys' Pro14 hopes

Ulster deliver blow to Ospreys' Pro14 hopes

Ulster boost their Pro14 play-off hopes while denting Ospreys' ambitions in a defence-dominated game in Bridgend.

'They're taller & stronger': Man City will 'suffer' against Newport, warns Guardiola

'They're taller & stronger': Man City will 'suffer' against Newport, warns Guardiola

Manchester City will "suffer" against Newport County in Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie, says boss Pep Guardiola.

Leigh Halfpenny: Concussion setback for Wales and Scarlets full-back

Leigh Halfpenny: Concussion setback for Wales and Scarlets full-back

Leigh Halfpenny suffers a setback in his return from concussion, which could affect his hopes of playing for Wales against England.

Pro14: Edinburgh 34-17 Dragons - Hosts secure crucial bonus-point win

Pro14: Edinburgh 34-17 Dragons - Hosts secure crucial bonus-point win

Edinburgh fight off a spirited Dragons side to secure a bonus-point win at Murrayfield and stay in the hunt for a Pro14 play-off place.

FA Cup: Man City tie not giving Newport's Joe Day sleepless nights... his twins are

FA Cup: Man City tie not giving Newport's Joe Day sleepless nights... his twins are

Newport County's FA Cup tie with Manchester City is not giving Joe Day sleepless nights, but his new-born twins are.

FA Cup: Newport hoping to pull off biggest FA Cup shock of all time

FA Cup: Newport hoping to pull off biggest FA Cup shock of all time

Newport County manager Mike Flynn tells Football Focus reporter Mark Clemmit that his side hope to pull off the "biggest FA Cup shock" of all time when they take on Man City.

Wayne Hennessey: Crystal Palace goalkeeper to contest FA charge over alleged Nazi salute

Wayne Hennessey: Crystal Palace goalkeeper to contest FA charge over alleged Nazi salute

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is to contest an FA charge for making an alleged Nazi salute.

FA Cup: Five fifth-round ties to look out for this weekend

FA Cup: Five fifth-round ties to look out for this weekend

There are eight FA Cup fifth-round ties taking place between Friday and Monday. Here, BBC Sport takes a look at five of them.

Rodney Parade: What can Man City expect in Newport?

Rodney Parade: What can Man City expect in Newport?

Are Manchester City ready for Rodney Parade? BBC Sport Wales looks at British sport's busiest ground.

Halfpenny out for Scarlets' trip to Italy

Halfpenny out for Scarlets' trip to Italy

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny is ruled for Scarlets' Pro14 trip to Benetton on Saturday.

Wales squad trio back for Blues

Wales squad trio back for Blues

Wales squad members Jarrod Evans, Josh Turnbull and Seb Davies all start for Cardiff Blues against Glasgow.

Newport County v Manchester City

Newport County v Manchester City

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Newport County and Manchester City.

Welsh Open: Joe O'Connor stuns holder John Higgins

Welsh Open: Joe O'Connor stuns holder John Higgins

Defending champion John Higgins is out of the Welsh Open after a shock 5-3 quarter-final defeat by world ranked 103 Joe O'Connor.

Young scores as Wasps beat Bristol

Young scores as Wasps beat Bristol

Billy Searle is stretchered off with a suspected dislocated ankle against his old club as Wasps win at Bristol.

Havant & Waterlooville v Wrexham

Havant & Waterlooville v Wrexham

Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Havant & Waterlooville and Wrexham.

Pontypridd RFC launch appeal to fund £100k shortfall

Pontypridd RFC launch appeal to fund £100k shortfall

Welsh Premiership club Pontypridd RFC hope to raise £100,000 to solve a funding shortfall for the 2018-19 season.

Ellis Genge: England prop responds well and returns to train after ankle scare

Ellis Genge: England prop responds well and returns to train after ankle scare

England prop Ellis Genge responds "unbelievably well" to treatment and returns to full training on Friday.

Six Nations: Wales cannot rely on Scotland or Italy in title bid if they lose to England - Jenkins

Six Nations: Wales cannot rely on Scotland or Italy in title bid if they lose to England - Jenkins

Neil Jenkins says Wales cannot rely on Scotland or Italy to help them win the 2019 Six Nations if they lose to England in Cardiff.

Gareth Bale: La Liga asks for Real Madrid forward to be sanctioned for gesture

Gareth Bale: La Liga asks for Real Madrid forward to be sanctioned for gesture

La Liga asks the Spanish Football Federation to sanction Gareth Bale for a "provocative gesture" made in Real Madrid's 3-1 win against Atletico Madrid.

Scottish Challenge Cup: Connah's Quay Nomads 'hungry' to reach final

Scottish Challenge Cup: Connah's Quay Nomads 'hungry' to reach final

Scotsman Andy Morrison hopes to lead Welsh cup winners Connah's Quay into the final of the Scottish Challenge Cup.

Biggar to start for Northampton

Biggar to start for Northampton

Team news as Northampton Saints host Sale Sharks in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Franklin's Gardens (14:00 GMT).

Glamorgan Cricket: Spinner Andrew Salter signs deal extension

Glamorgan Cricket: Spinner Andrew Salter signs deal extension

Glamorgan have handed spin-bowling all-rounder Andrew Salter a contract extension until 2021

Swansea focus on promotion ahead of FA Cup clash with Brentford

Swansea focus on promotion ahead of FA Cup clash with Brentford

Graham Potter has suggested Swansea City should always be thinking about a return to the Premier League ahead of Sunday's FA Cup clash with Brentford.

FA Cup: Can Day's twins be Newport's lucky charm against Manchester City?

FA Cup: Can Day's twins be Newport's lucky charm against Manchester City?

Joe Day's newborn twins and son Harrison will be at Newport County's FA Cup game against Manchester City on Saturday.

Welsh Rugby Union nutritionist Jon Williams reveals all about international players' diet

Welsh Rugby Union nutritionist Jon Williams reveals all about international players' diet

Welsh Rugby Union nutritionist Jon Williams tells BBC Sport Wales about how he keeps Warren Gatland's men fed, nourished and happy.

Six Nations: ‘Greatest ever Welsh team? I’m biased!’ - Gareth Edwards

Six Nations: ‘Greatest ever Welsh team? I’m biased!’ - Gareth Edwards

Wales legend Sir Gareth Edwards says he hopes the current side can break a century-old national record by beating England on 23 February.

Non Stanford ‘in best shape’ after leaving UK triathlon training base

Non Stanford ‘in best shape’ after leaving UK triathlon training base

Ex-world champion Non Stanford reveals why she left one of the UK's leading triathlon centres to join an international training group.

Highlights as Cardiff Devils win an 11-goal thriller against Coventry Blaze

Highlights as Cardiff Devils win an 11-goal thriller against Coventry Blaze

Cardiff Devils seal a dramatic win against Coventry Blaze with captain Jake Morissette scoring the crucial late goal.

Scrum V ‘Biggar didn’t do enough to keep Wales 10 shirt’

Scrum V ‘Biggar didn’t do enough to keep Wales 10 shirt’

Former Wales fly-halves and Scrum V pundits Nicky Robinson and Jonathan Davies discuss who should wear the number 10 shirt against England.

Six Nations: Italy 15-26 Wales highlights

Six Nations: Italy 15-26 Wales highlights

Watch highlights as Wales win a record-equalling 11th straight match beating Italy 15-26 in the Six Nations at the Stadio Olimpico.

Hadleigh Parkes column: George North commentary, the Sistine Chapel and mind games

Hadleigh Parkes column: George North commentary, the Sistine Chapel and mind games

In the third of his Six Nations columns, Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes talks about George North's commentary skills, sightseeing in Rome and facing England.

FA Cup quiz: Who do these celebrities support?

FA Cup quiz: Who do these celebrities support?

Can you link these celebrities with the clubs they will be supporting in the fifth round of the FA Cup this weekend?

Giggs tribute as Wales assistant Harrison dies aged 81

Giggs tribute as Wales assistant Harrison dies aged 81

Eric Harrison, Manchester United's 'Class of '92' youth team coach who helped to develop players such as David Beckham and Ryan Giggs, dies aged 81.

Aaron Ramsey: Was Arsenal midfielder undervalued & why Juventus?

Aaron Ramsey: Was Arsenal midfielder undervalued & why Juventus?

Arsenal are allowing Aaron Ramsey to leave for free in the summer, so why was the Wales midfielder wanted by Europe's top clubs?

Six Nations 2019: Is this the 'greatest Wales side' as Eddie Jones claims?

Six Nations 2019: Is this the 'greatest Wales side' as Eddie Jones claims?

England coach Eddie Jones claims his side will face the 'greatest Wales side ever' in the Six Nations - but how does Warren Gatland's team rank?

Gareth Bale: Does Real Madrid forward top British exports?

Gareth Bale: Does Real Madrid forward top British exports?

As Gareth Bale reaches 100 goals for Real Madrid, BBC Sport looks at the finest British footballers to play for foreign clubs.

Huw Jenkins: Ex-Swans chairman hopes they unite and thrive

Huw Jenkins: Ex-Swans chairman hopes they unite and thrive

Huw Jenkins hopes his resignation as Swansea chairman will bring club owners and critical fans unite to spark a revival.

Jess Fishlock: Wales' most capped player says 'school was hell on earth'

Jess Fishlock: Wales' most capped player says 'school was hell on earth'

Wales' most decorated footballer, Jessica Fishlock MBE says her experience at school was "hell on earth," due to abuse over her sexuality.

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