Sport

Oar-some Welsh rower Lucy takes top spot on the podium

A WELSH rower has taken the top spot on the podium at a high profile international tournament against some of the UK’s top competitors. Bodelwyddan-born Lucy Iball, 25, who works for Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, based at the former Wrexham Lager building in Wrexham, represented Wales and took first place in the lightweight double, at […]

Road-runner Beth gets her charity marathon kicks in the Windy City

A road-running grandmother will be getting her marathon kicks in Chicago this year as part of the trip of a lifetime – after an entry form mix-up. Beth Taylor-Lloyd, 43, from Ruthin, thought she had applied to run the Berlin Marathon but instead found she will be headed for the USA later this year. It […]

Oar-some progress lands Welsh rower Lucy her place at international tournament

A WELSH rower’s oar-some progress at club level has sealed her spot in the national team for a high profile international tournament against some of the UK’s top competitors. Lucy Iball, 25, who works for Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, based at the former Wrexham Lager building in Wrexham, has been chosen to represent Wales at […]

Cream of women’s world cycling heads for Colwyn Bay for Sunday finale

Olympic Champion Dani Rowe and rising star Manon Lloyd will spearhead the Welsh challenge in a world-class field for the OVO Energy Women’s Tour cycle race, which finishes in Colwyn Bay next Sunday (17 June). Rowe, from Cardiff, is an Olympic gold medallist and three time world champion while Lloyd, a 21-year-old from Carmarthen , […]

Matt’s in the driving seat as he goes for gold with new sporting challenge

An all-action admin assistant who has cerebral palsy is aiming to strike gold after taking up the Duke of Edinbugh’s favourite sport – carriage driving. Matt Palamarczuk, 33, is already a qualified Paralympic coach in the sport of boccia which he has championed at the Pendine Park care organisation where he works. Now Matt, a […]

Arrival of women’s elite pro cyclists to give £2 million boost to Colwyn Bay

Colwyn Bay is set to receive a £2 million boost when the elite riders fight out the final stage of the UK’s premier women’s cycling event on the sea front next month. It’s a first time in Wales for the Ovo Energy Women’s Tour, a gruelling five-day 423-mile race, part of the Women’s World Tour […]

Rising superbike star thanks Wrexham copier firm for fuel injection of cash

AN up and coming superbike rider targeting glory at the Isle of Man TT race has thanked a fast growing Wrexham copier firm for a fuel injection of cash. Bike mechanic Mike Norbury was recently signed up by ECTA Racing who have received a boost in sponsorship from Rawson Digital. The fast-growth 50 company, owned […]

Llanberis corner Junction to lift Lock Stock Cup

A dramatic game finished in gathering darkness as Llanberis cornered Llandudno Junction 4-0 in the Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Reserve League Cup Final at Llanfair PG. Three of Llanberis’s second-half goals in the evening game came from corners after the goalless first-half was marred by a nasty-looking injury to a Junction player who fell awkwardly […]

Riders raise £25K in memory of Chester banker killed in Dubai

Family and friends of a man killed by a hit-and-run driver during a holiday in Dubai have completed a gruelling 137-mile cycle ride to raise thousands of pounds for a charity set up in his memory. A total of 40 riders pedalled from Chester to Newport in aid of the Repatriation Service Trust (REST), which […]

Racecourse dream comes true for weightlifting champ Gareth

A second dream has come true for football-mad weightlifter Gareth Evans who won Wales’ first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Gareth, 32, from Holyhead, was the VIP guest chosen to launch Wrexham AFC’s home kit for next season and he paid tribute to Ifor Williams Trailers who are sponsoring the club for the third […]