Sport

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 […]

Police boss calling for new laws to stop football fans being victimised

Football fans across the country are being victimised because of legislation built on the lies told to the Hillsborough inquiry, according to a top policing boss. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones, a dedicated Wrexham fan, says it is time the laws affecting football supporters were revised in the light of the revelations […]

Wrexham fans can score cash for club by booking summer tour with Hays Travel

WREXHAM fans can score cash for their club by booking a summer tour break with Hays Travel and then cheer them on in the Portuguese sunshine. Wrexham Football Club would like as many supporters as possible to accompany them on a pre-season summer tour to Vilamoura in the Algarve from July 9-12. Hays Travel, the […]

Conwy land cup double and now plan to lock up league title

High-flying Conwy Borough completed a cup double when they added the Lock Stock Cookson Cup to their trophy cabinet with a 3-0 win over Barmouth and Dyffryn United in the final at Porthmadog. It followed on from their 4-1 FAW Welsh Trophy win against Rhos Aelwyd and with Borough in second place and right in […]