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WELSH SPORT IN REVIEW | SPORTS FEATURE

WELSH SPORT IN REVIEW | SPORTS FEATURE

It only seems like yesterday that we were barely waiting for the Six Nations to start, and yet now it is December, bringing with it a time of merriment, frost and reflection. Football Fresh off an impressive run at Euro 2016, expectations were understandably high for Wales’s team to reach their first World Cup in […]

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RUGBY AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS | SPORTS PREVIEW

RUGBY AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS | SPORTS PREVIEW

Campbell Prosser looks ahead to some of the big challenges facing the Welsh rugby squad in Autumn. The twilight zone of the rugby season; the old adage of there being “no such thing as a friendly” looms overhead. Each outcome goes towards an intangible tally that represents the non-geographical gap between Northern and Southern Hemisphere […]

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MENTAL HEALTH AND ELITE SPORT IN WALES | SPORT FEATURE

MENTAL HEALTH AND ELITE SPORT IN WALES | SPORT FEATURE

Ben Woolhead looks at the taboo of mental illness within the world of Welsh elite sport. The death in 2011 of Wales football manager Gary Speed sent shockwaves around the globe. That the popular former Premier League player suffered from depression, that he had sought to conceal it from even those closest to him and […]

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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 | 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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GOLDEN OLDIES RUGBY FESTIVAL | SPORT PREVIEW

GOLDEN OLDIES RUGBY FESTIVAL | SPORT PREVIEW

The world’s longest running veteran rugby tournament is due to arrive in the home of Welsh rugby this August and it’s expected that the capital will provide the ideal setting for a week of fun, friendship and fraternity. Established in 1979, the festival aims to provide a tournament through which the over 35s can continue […]

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RICHARD PARKS | SPORT FEATURE

RICHARD PARKS | SPORT FEATURE

FROM RUGBY TO EVEREST Former Wales international rugby player and extreme environment athlete Richard Parks speaks with Amanda Hunt about determination, climbing Everest and adventure. Richard Parks played rugby intensely for a solid 13 years, becoming the 1001st player to represent Wales. Due to an injury he was forced into an early and unexpected retirement. Life […]

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JUDGEMENT DAY | SPORTS FEATURE

JUDGEMENT DAY | SPORTS FEATURE

Conor Knight checks up on the current state of the Pro12 Welsh rugby teams as they prepare to battle it out. Judgement Day is coming. Void of the religious nuances but just as big, it’s the day Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Newport Gwent Dragons and Scarlets battle it out at the home of rugby: the Principality […]

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SIX NATIONS SO FAR | SPORTS FEATURE

SIX NATIONS SO FAR | SPORTS FEATURE

Conor Knight checks up on the Six Nations to see how the tournament stands.  Wales Crowded with life-sized daffodils, renditions of Tom Jones and a proud sea of red, the Six Nations is back in force in Cardiff. Not even the rebranding of the Millennium Stadium (now the Principality, by formality) can dampen the Welsh […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF SCRUM V | BUZZ TV

Buzz goes behind the Scenes of Scrum V with Ross Harries.