How to distract a goalkeeper

Katy Hosford and Robyn Pinder

Having savoured Swansea City’s first ever league win at Liverpool on Saturday, I thought it about time to take my football-loving wife and football-playing daughter to watch the Swans ladies team in action the following day. The Llandarcy Academy of Sport was host to the Welsh Premier Women’s League clash between current league leaders Swansea …

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Kayaking on the Swansea Canal

kayaking on Swansea Canal

Despite living in close proximity to the Swansea Valley Canal and being aware that you could hire canoes and kayaks from the Swansea Canal Society, I’d never actually attempted to give them a try. Well not until this weekend that is! Motivated by wanting to do something different than going for the usual Sunday morning …

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Training and The Wave

Having been away in Rome when the inaugural Paris 2 Swansea training ride was held last Saturday, I was keen to meet up with my fellow riders this weekend and get some much needed cycling under my belt at the same time. The training rides are organised by the guys at Action Bikes in Swansea …

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Pedalling from Paris to Swansea

Paris 2 Swansea 2014

Having previously documented how my cycling (and running) had gone out of the window during 2013, I was determined that I wouldn’t suffer a similar fate this year! Being an extremely competitive person, I have always loved a challenge and I genuinely believe that setting yourself a target (regardless of its size) is an essential …

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Birmingham City v Swansea

Given the highs of the previous 10 days and the growing media adulation of the Swans, it was hardly surprising that the majority of people expected this game to be a mere formality. Of course anyone who has watched or played sport at any level for any serious amount of time will realise that no-one …

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