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  • Dec 18, 2014
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Scotland blame loss to Wales on themselves

Wales' Ben Davies competes with Chris Burke of Scotland for the ball during their World Cup qualifier in snowy Glasgow. Photo: AFP

Gordon Strachan says Scotland have no-one else but themselves to blame after Wales came from behind to win their World Cup qualifier 2-1 at Hampden.

Sunday, 24 March, 2013, 5:20am

Wales brim with confidence ahead of title decider

Wales captain Sam Warburton. Photo: AFP

Wales, trailing by 20 points midway through the opening match of their Six Nations championship defence on February 2, have rebounded to such effect that they are now convinced the title is within their grasp.

13 Mar 2013 - 2:09pm

Wales lock ready for Johnson’s ‘boring’ mind games

Ian Evans (centre) of Wales. Photo: AFP

Wales lock Ian Evans has said any verbal tricks played by former coach Scott Johnson ahead of next week’s Six Nations international at Murrayfield will come as no surprise to him.

1 Mar 2013 - 3:13pm

Brazilians look to join tiny Welsh soccer club with big name

Brazilians look to join tiny Welsh soccer club with big name

Brazilian players are battling to play for tiny Welsh side Llanfairpwll FC after the team's name caught the imagination of the soccer-crazy nation.

The bizarre story started when a Portuguese newspaper wrote an article about Llanfairpwll because its full name is believed to be the longest in club history.

23 Dec 2012 - 3:43am

Christians could be a minority in England and Wales by 2018

An increasing number of people in England and Wales profess no faith.

Christians could be in a minority in England and Wales by 2018, according to analysis of the latest census results, which have revealed a fall of more than four million in the number of people who describe themselves as adhering to the faith.

13 Dec 2012 - 5:05am

Big guns clash in World Cup 'group of death'

The Webb Ellis Cup near Tower Bridge ahead of the Rugby World Cup draw. Photo: AFP

England, Wales and Australia were all drawn together in a potential 'group of death' when the draw for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England was made yesterday.

The trio all found themselves in Pool A at a draw conducted at London's Tate Modern gallery.

4 Dec 2012 - 1:37am

Wales bid to break duck against Wallabies

Statistics do not read well for Wales going into their last international test match of 2012 against Australia at the Millennium Stadium today.

1 Dec 2012 - 2:47am

New Zealand up next for Wales after Samoa loss

Wales coach Rob Howley wants an improved performance. Photo: AP

Wales interim coach Rob Howley insists the prospect of facing world champions New Zealand, made slightly less daunting by the return of Warren Gatland, can lift the gloom hanging over his team after their 26-19 loss to Samoa.

Wales may have won the Six Nations and the grand slam this year but are veering towards cri sis point after Samoa subjected them to a fifth straight defeat.

18 Nov 2012 - 3:25am

Cardiff City join clubs seeing their fortune rising in the East

Thanks to an unlikely alliance between a Malaysian-Chinese businessman and a once financially crippled Welsh outfit, there is a good chance a third English Premier League club will have Asian ownership for the 2011-12 season.

16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

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13 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Helen has Welsh flying (and wearing) the flag

'The Welsh are not quite as big on self expression as the Scots or the Irish, but when we're winning, we sure like to tell people about it,' said one Welsh wag this week. Helen Roberts was not exactly shy in holding back her rugby loyalty, whether they were winning or not wearing a dress she'd designed herself.

30 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Lewis hoping to plant a leek on pitch for Wales' World Cup heroes

Welshmen are especially proud of their traditions, just ask Soci?t? Generale banker Richard Lewis. He said: 'We have Welsh male choirs, Eisteddfods, great songs like Tom Jones' Delilah that have to be sung at every party. And then there's our most revered vegetable, the humble leek.'

28 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Street Preachers in town in November

The Manic Street Preachers is the latest top music act announced to be heading to Hong Kong this autumn.

The working class heroes from Wales - with eight albums and 26 Top 40 British singles behind them - perform in Kowloon Bay's Star Hall on Wednesday, November 26. It will be their first visit.

29 Sep 2008 - 12:00am


Today: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Positioning the Hong Kong International Airport for growth'. Island Shangri-La.

Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales luncheon: 'The debate on intangibles'.

8 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Hong Kong plays an inflated and sheepish role for the Welsh in today's FA Cup final

Wales is a nation of the UK famed for its singing, rugby ... and sheep. Welsh folk have long tried to shrug off stereotypical associations with the woolly, four-legged ruminants that bleat 'baah' in unison, but we now learn that Hong Kong is playing a part in ramming home the jibes often thrown at the Welsh during sporting events between them and their old enemy - England.

17 May 2008 - 12:00am