# Dan Lydiate

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# walking wounded
Welsh squad decimated after bruising battle with Ireland
Four Welsh starters have already been ruled out of next weekend’s trip to Murrayfield.
# Return
Wayne Pivac welcomes ‘form player’ Dan Lydiate back into the Wales fold
The Ospreys flanker will feature as Wales launch their Six Nations campaign against Ireland in Cardiff.
# Sidelined
Another injury blow for Wales as Ospreys flanker ruled out of Six Nations
Dan Lydiate will miss the rest of the season after requiring surgery on a bicep injury.
# Welsh woe
Dan Lydiate joins growing list of Welsh injury worries for Six Nations
Sam Warburton and Taulupe Faletau have already been ruled out for the Welsh ahead of the tournament.
# He's dan for
Lydiate to miss the Six Nations - and probably the Lions tour too
Damage to his anterior cruciate ligament means the Wales flanker will require surgery.
# costly victory
Dan Lydiate injury sours dominant Wales win over South Africa
Wales may be more concerned about a knee injury to their flanker than their routine win over a sorry South Africa in Cardiff.
# statement
England run in five tries against Wales in tour warm-up at Twickenham
The margin of victory would have been even greater had George Ford not missed six of his seven kicks.
# split decisions
Gatland makes three changes for World Cup quarter-final against the Springboks
Dan Lydiate, Gethin Jenkins and Tyler Morgan all start.
# breakdown specialist
Gatland brings in Tipuric to combat Pocock in six changes for Australia game
Justin Tipuric replaces Dan Lydiate in the backrow.
# How's your luck?
Wales suffer yet another big injury as hat-trick hero Allen tears hamstring
Cory Allen is put of the tournament, while Gatland may have to call up a prop.
# brain training
Wales are testing their quick reflexes with this funny looking game
‘Skills Under Pressure’ looks as hard as it does fun.
# Signing on
Four more Welsh players commit to new 'central' contracts
Alun Wyn Jones, Dan Biggar, Scott williams and Gareth Anscombe have joined Rhys Webb in signing an NDC to stay in Wales
# house in order
Welsh rugby moves closer to Irish system with 12 dual contract offers
Dan Lydiate is among the Welsh players currently considering one of the new national deals.
# November Tests
Wales bump George North in to the centre for Australia Test
With Jonathan Davies injured, North will run from 13 outside of Jamie Roberts.
# homesick
Welsh stars keen to return home, says Gatland
Jamie Roberts is one Welsh player who might be looking to return from France.
# Analysis
Analysis: Ireland win the battle of the chop tackle to stifle Wales
Joe Schmidt’s men showed signs that they had prepared themselves for the Welsh defensive tactics.
# Paris
What's going on with Jonny Sexton's Racing Métro?
The Ireland out-half is looking increasingly frustrated at his team’s stuttering Top 14 season.
# back in harness
Together again: Roberts to make Racing debut alongside Sexton
Tomorrow night the Lions duo will take on Jonny Wilkinson’s Toulon.
# Top 14
Lydiate happy to bet the farm on Racing success
The Welsh flanker is hoping the calbre available to the Paris club can push them to success on two fronts.
# get stuck in
Breakfast with Lions: Captain Sam, diving headers and shoot 'em ups
Cian Healy may be gone but the tour must go on as the Lions come up against Sean Maitland’s cousin, Quade Cooper and the Reds.
# tidy
‘O’Brien is beef and I’m cattle’: Lydiate keen to link up with his Irish equivalent
The Paris-bound flanker even offered to give Sean O’Brien a hand on the farm, if he needs it.
# Dan Lydiate
Boost for Wales as Dan Lydiate could be fit for Six Nations
The Dragons flanker broke his ankle against Edinburgh in September.
# Winning
Vainikolo double inspires Connacht to impressive victory
Eric Elwood’s side won in Wales for only the second time since 2004, largely thanks to two tries from Fetu’u Vainikolo.
# Top Honour
Top man: Lydiate takes home Six Nations player award
Ireland’s Jonny Sexton was runner-up in the voting for the 2012 Six Nations Player of the Championship.
# Suspense
Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist
Jonathan Sexton and Donnacha Ryan will enter the final weekend of this year’s tournament hopeful of claiming a major accolade.
# Engage
Wales plan for Ireland without key duo
Warren Gatland says prop Gethin Jenkins and fly-half Rhys Priestland are out of the start of the Six Nations campaign.
# Opinion
Quarter-final countdown: what the Welsh media are saying about tomorrow's game
The Irish media in general seem reasonably confident that Declan Kidney’s side have an excellent chance of progressing, but what about their counterparts across the water?
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Thursday
Rugby or football? Andorra or Wales? Daddy or chips?
# Game on
Welsh trio set to feature in Ireland encounter
James Hook, Shane Williams and Dan Lydiate are all set to win their fitness races for Saturday’s showdown.