Wales 12 July 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-48962782 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Journalist and broadcaster Gwilym Owen has died after a short illness.Mr Owen, who was 87, was head of news and current affairs at HTV and BBC … [Read more...] about Former head of BBC Wales news dies
By Rob Phillips BBC Sport Wales football correspondent 22 May From the section Wales Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/48368670 Read more about sharing. Wales are set to be without Aaron Ramsey and Ethan Ampadu for the Euro 2020 qualifying double header against Croatia and Hungary next month.Ramsey, who joins Juventus this summer, has not recovered from a hamstring injury he sustained in Arsenal's Europa League victory over Napoli in April.Ampadu has a back injury suffered as Wales opened their campaign with a 1-0 win against Slovakia on 24 March.Wales face Croatia in Osijek on 8 June and Hungary in Budapest on 11 June.Ramsey, capped 58 times, and Ampadu are among the absentees from Giggs' 26-strong squad for a training camp in Portugal.Seven uncapped players are in Giggs' squad which is also … [Read more...] about Euro 2020 qualifiers: Wales face Ramsey and Ampadu blow
By Gareth Vincent BBC Sport Wales 21 May From the section Wales Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/48355131 Read more about sharing. Ryan Giggs has freshened up his Wales squad by giving seven new faces the chance to impress at their Portuguese training camp.Wales head out for a six day stint in the Algarve on Wednesday ahead of their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Croatia and Hungary next month.But who are the players who will get their first opportunity to rub shoulders with the likes of Gareth Bale and Ashley Williams?BBC Sport Wales takes a closer look.Nathan BroadheadBangor-born Broadhead has played for Wales at various youth levels including the under-21s.The 21-year-old forward was recently named player of the season in Everton's PL2 winning under-23 side.Broadhead has been on Everton's … [Read more...] about Who are the new faces called up by Wales boss Ryan Giggs?
By Dafydd Pritchard BBC Sport Wales 16 May From the section Welsh Rugby Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/48282336 Read more about sharing. When Welsh rugby players leave for clubs in England, their departures are often cloaked in a language of fear; the dread that a talent drain is sucking the life out of the sport in their homeland.Josh Adams is different.This is not someone who made his name at a Welsh region before being lured away by the lucre of foreign leagues - but rather a young player who tried to make the grade in Wales, only to fall through the net before eventually rebuilding his career over the border.For that second chance, the Grand Slam winner has Worcester to thank.Adams is sat pitchside at Worcester's Sixways home, admiring this sun-kissed little stadium before making … [Read more...] about Wales’ slow-burn star Josh Adams takes the long road to success
15 May From the section Rugby Union Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/48266839 Read more about sharing. Wales prop Nicky Smith has signed a new four-year deal to stay at Ospreys until at least 2023.The 25-year-old loose-head has spent all his professional career at Liberty Stadium after making his debut in 2013.Smith has turned down interest from Cardiff Blues and Sale Sharks after helping Wales win the 2019 Grand Slam."I know it's dragged out probably longer than I was hoping, but I'm just happy that I've committed my future to my home region" said Smith."It was always going to be Ospreys and Wales for me, I'm just happy that we've got the right deal and I'm looking forward to the next four years. "It's been a good season personally, but there's always room for improvement and I know there's a lot … [Read more...] about Nicky Smith: Wales prop rejects Blues move to stay at Ospreys