NEWTOWN AFC | Final Day Pandemonium

Aberystwyth Town 1 – 4 Connah’s Quay Nomads Latham Park From where I live, the small Welsh dwelling of Newtown is about 30 minutes away on the train. I had no idea it was so close, and no idea that the 131st Welsh Cup final was being played there until being tipped off by a fellow groundhopper on Twitter. The GroundHopper, to be precise. He’s a lot … Continue reading NEWTOWN AFC | Final Day Pandemonium

WIMBLEDON | Getting Lucky At The Championships

Wimbledon Centre Court All England Lawn Tennis And Croquet Club For the fifth time in my sporting history, I visited the spectacular grounds and grass courts of Wimbledon. My girlfriend, Saffron, accompanied with a sketchbook. This was her first visit to any professional tennis event but her pencils stayed mostly in her bag as she found the action surprisingly compelling. Highlights Centre Court tickets – … Continue reading WIMBLEDON | Getting Lucky At The Championships

BIRMINGHAM CLASSIC | Brushing Shoulders With Tennis Superstars

Ann Jones Centre Court Edgbaston Priory Club When the football season comes to a close, June always provides me with enough alternative action to bridge the gap. Tennis is my second favourite sport after football and I’ve been taking in a familiar stadium of sorts in Birmingham this week at the Aegon Classic. Highlights The weather Looking back through this year’s official programme and seeing … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM CLASSIC | Brushing Shoulders With Tennis Superstars