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CRICKET FIXTURES | SPORTS PREVIEW

CRICKET FIXTURES | SPORTS PREVIEW

June is a busy one for the SSE Swalec Stadium this year. With the ICC Champions Trophy being played all over England and Wales, Glamorgan’s ground will host an array of international fixtures over the course of a month. For those of you who don’t know the format will be 50 overs- that’s a whole […]

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL | SPORTS PREVIEW

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL | SPORTS PREVIEW

For the biggest match in European club football, it could only be the Principality Stadium. On Sat 3 June, Spanish giants Real Madrid face Serie A champions Juventus in the Champions League Final – an exhibition of world class attack and defence. Indeed, the Old Lady’s defensive record has been impeccable both in Europe and […]

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WELSH OPEN STONE SKIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS | SPORTS FEATURE

WELSH OPEN STONE SKIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS | SPORTS FEATURE

On the Sunday of the May Bank Holiday, Llanwrtyd Wells hosts the Welsh Open Stone Skimming Championships on the lake at the Abernant Lake Hotel, by kind permission of Manor Adventure Ltd. Everyone’s skimmed a stone on water at some point in their lives, so this is an opportunity to see how your skills measure […]

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ABERYSTWYTH CYCLE FEST | SPORTS FEATURE

ABERYSTWYTH CYCLE FEST | SPORTS FEATURE

This festival is a celebration of cycling in Mid Wales, including town centre criterium racing, downhill mountain biking and a mass participation ride – the Continental Welsh Wild West Sportive, covering all the best roads in Ceredigion. Aberystwyth Cycle Festival also includes fringe events all week and of course brings you all the thrills of […]

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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS | SPORT PREVIEW

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS | SPORT PREVIEW

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their iconic basketball skills and energy to Cardiff. The exhibition team, made up of unique characters and personalities, will combine sport, athleticism, drama and comedy to provide one of the most consistently entertaining shows over the past century. Founded in the 1920s, the Globetrotters have played an essential role […]

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JUDGEMENT DAY V | SPORT PREVIEW

JUDGEMENT DAY V | SPORT PREVIEW

Judgement Day is upon us: four forces, one pitch, one ball, one stadium. As monumental as the religious connotations it evokes, this is the ultimate fixture of Welsh rugby. Now in its fifth incarnation, the annual showdown of the Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets and Newport Gwent Dragons has become a highlight in the rugby calendar, […]

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SIX NATIONS CONTINUED | SPORTS FEATURE

SIX NATIONS CONTINUED | SPORTS FEATURE

Wales While Round Two is done and dusted, the Welsh-Anglo rivalry is as bitterly obvious as ever. Indeed, the high intensity clash at the Principality Stadium lived up to the billing in a game of fine margins. Both teams battled ferociously, but the game was ultimately decided on a misplaced clearing kick and clinical finishing […]

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2017 WELSH OPEN | SPORTS PREVIEW

2017 WELSH OPEN | SPORTS PREVIEW

Cue the return of snooker to Wales! Jacob Mier takes a look at what to expect from the Welsh Open this year. Snooker fans can rejoice as the Welsh Open once again returns to Cardiff in February, where 128 players will compete for a top prize of £70,000. Cueing up for action at the Motorpoint Arena, […]

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SIX NATIONS | SPORTS PREVIEW

SIX NATIONS | SPORTS PREVIEW

Campbell Prosser looks at the lay of the land before the enormous battles of this year’s Six Nations. Like a fine wine, the Six Nations seems to only improve with age, with each team growing in squad depth, technical ability, skill and literal physical size. For the first time ever, the RBS Six Nations is […]

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CARDIFF DEVILS | SPORT PREVIEW

CARDIFF DEVILS | SPORT PREVIEW

The Cardiff Devils are gearing up for an action-packed February, with a total of 11 games crammed into four weeks.  The Devils must prepare for nine Elite Ice Hockey League matches alongside two crucial Challenge Cup fixtures. At the time of writing, the Cardiff boys top the table with an impressive 51 points, but they […]

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