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Martial arts: Jade Jones gets an Olympic wake-up call at tae kwon-do European Championships

JADE Jones has admitted that her bronze medal at the European Tae Kwon-do Championships in Manchester may have been a timely wake-up call.Read

Golf: Deluge floods fairways at Padeswood and Buckley

PADESWOOD and Buckley Golf Club suffered badly from the recent heavy rains as four of its fairways were submerged underneath standing water.Read

Rugby union: Mold survive relegation play-off against Cobra

MOLD have preserved their Swalec League Division One North status for another season by beating Cobra 24-18 in the big relegation play-off at Wrexham.Read

Martial arts: Olympic medal favourite Jade Jones is ready for European Championships in Manchester

OLYMPIC medal favourite Jade Jones says she is not feeling any pressure on the eve of the European Tae Kwon-do Championships in Manchester.Read

Rugby union: Mold head into relegation play-off on back of Llandudno defeat

MOLD are heading into Saturday’s big relegation play-off with a seriously depleted squad.Read

Racing: Bangor-on-Dee to host bumper race meeting

RACING returns to Bangor-on-Dee tomorrow with a six races card.Read

Cricket: Northop Hall out of Ray Digman Knockout Trophy after washout

RAIN put paid to Northop Hall’s hopes of qualifying from the group stages of the Liverpool and District Competition’s Ray Digman Knockout Trophy.Read

Cricket: Pontblyddyn all-rounder Chambers tests reigning champions Connah’s Quay

ON a day when rain affected most of the cricket fixtures, Pontblyddyn managed to remind defending champions Connah’s Quay that they had a fight on their hands to retain their title by holding them to a draw.Read

Rugby union: Shotton Steel reach first ever cup final with semi-final win over Benllech

INVINCIBLE in the league, Shotton Steel remain on course for a double-winning season as they saw off hosts Benllech to reach the North Wales Intermediate Cup final – the club’s first major cup final.Read

Football: Gap Connah’s Quay Academy bow out bravely in FAW Academy Cup semi-final

GAP Connah’s Quay Academy under 12s were knocked out of the FAW Academy Cup at the semi-final stage in an epic penalty shootout.Read

Rugby league: North Wales Crusaders suffer heavy loss at Workington Town

CLIVE Griffiths’s Crusaders fell to their fourth Championship One defeat of the season as Jono Smith was ruled out for 10 weeks with a fractured eye socket.Read

Airbus UK Broughton: Boss Andy Preece takes Uefa Pro Licence with World Cup winners

AIRBUS UK Broughton boss Andy Preece has taken as break from the uncertainty surrounding the Welsh Premier League play-offs and travelled to Switzerland to undertake his UEFA Pro Licence.Read

Football: Gap Connah’s Quay Academy side prepare for semi-final of FAW Academy Cup against Rhyl

GAP Connah’s Quay Academy under-12s aim to write another chapter in Nomads’ great success story this season as they head to Belle Vue on Sunday to take on Rhyl in the semi final of the FAW Academy Cup.Read

Football: Rhydymwyn and Mold Alex continue to slug it out at the top of Welsh National League

THE title race remains as close as ever in the Welsh National League as top side Rhydymwyn scored a 2-1 win over visiting Coedpoeth.Read

Rugby union: Young Flint prop has the world at his feet

A YOUNG rugby player form Whitford provided a ray of light for Flint as they fell 36-3 at Harlech in Swalec League Division Three North.Read

Badminton: Daniel Font of Mold scoops third consecutive Welsh junior title

DANIEL Font has secured his third consecutive Welsh junior badminton title at Deeside Leisure Centre.Read

Youth football: Deeside Soccer School launches new football team

A NEW football club has grown out of a soccer school on Deeside – and is now recruiting players.Read

Martial arts: Bagillt kickboxer Gareth Oates wastes no time to record third knockout success

BAGILLT kickboxer Gareth Oates took just 23 seconds to send his opponent crashing to the ground in the Thai Kickboxing MMA fight night on Sunday.Read

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Alec Doyle is the senior sports reporter for the Chester Chronicle, Ellesmere Port Pioneer and Whitchurch Herald. From boxing to motorsport, tennis to football, his main focus is to give readers the best sports coverage available. Tel. 01244 606410.