Featured, Football, Sport

WPL 2017/18 PREVIEW: Cefn Druids AFC

CAN CEFN DRUIDS EMULATE LAST SEASON’S IMPRESSIVE FINISH? What a difference a year can make! Last season Cefn Druids were favourite for relegation, but a sublime second half of the season led them to their highest ever Welsh Premier League finish. This season, the Ancients, will be hoping to build on the fantastic performances in […]

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Featured, Football

Dragons Wings: Leighton James

The next player we look at in this series is ex Burnley, Swansea City and a number of other clubs and Welsh international, Leighton James. Leighton James was born on the 16th February 1953 in Loughor, Swansea. The flame haired wide player made his debut for Burnley in 1970 against Nottingham Forest when aged just […]

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Featured, Football, Sport

WPL 2017/18 PREVIEW: Carmarthen Town AFC

CAN CARMARTHEN CONTINUE TO MAKE PROGRESS TOWARDS EUROPE? This season will be one for Carmarthen Town to attempt to placate themselves as consistent European challengers, having qualified for the European Play Off’s twice in the past 3 seasons, but failing to reach the final on either occasion. However, heading into the new campaign, the Old […]

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Featured, Football

My Greatest XI Welsh Football Side Of All Time

This is the first part of a two part series documenting our writers’ greatest ever Wales teams. I bet many of us when out with friends (pub an optional extra), have got into a debate over greatest ever football teams. then, after naming those respective sides, a debate has occurred. Well, here is my greatest […]

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Football

A Strike Force To Remember – Tynan and Aldridge.

There has been over the years so many high quality striking partnerships  within our Welsh clubs, but in the last 40 years, one partnership that arguably is top of the list is the strike partners to be found at Newport County in the late 1970’s to the early 1980’s, the double act of Tommy Tynan […]

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Rugby

Best Is West For Halfpenny

After many months of transfer rumours and gossip, Welsh and British and Irish Lions star, Leigh Halfpenny has found a new home.  That home being back in Wales, with the Scarlets for the reigning Pro League Champions. The player had been in France with French giants Toulon for the last three seasons, winning the European […]

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Blog, Featured

A New Site, A New Chapter!

Y Ddraig are pleased to let our readers know that we have moved to a new website! A few of us have been working behind the scenes and we are really pleased with how the new site looks, and we are looking forward to sharing our content with you.  Massive thanks to Ben Leggatt who […]

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Featured, Football, Sport

Cult Hero: Mickey Thomas

Controversial and talented, few Welshman have made an impact like Mickey Thomas Part 3 of our ongoing series in which we profile the cult heroes of Welsh football. No time to read this article? You can listen to it here. Aplayer who was a great hero at Wrexham in two spells at the club was Michael […]

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Featured, Football, Sport

Cult Hero: Phil Dwyer

Cult Hero: Phil Dwyer Only 10 caps for Wales, but a legend in Cardiff nonetheless. No time to read? You can listen to this article here. Every football fan has their own personal favourite. A player who catches your eye, a player you admire and for you epitomises everything you’d want to be if you were a professional footballer. […]

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Featured, Football, Sport

Cult Hero: Robbie James

47 caps and over 100 career goals for Swansea alone, Robbie James is a true cult hero This is the second part of an ongoing series in which we profile the cult heroes of Welsh football. No time to read? You can listen to this article here. The next instalment in the series covers Swansea City […]

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