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#Dan Lydiate

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

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.

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

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.

# dan-lydiate - Sunday 4 December, 2016

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.

# dan-lydiate - Saturday 26 November, 2016

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.

# dan-lydiate - Sunday 29 May, 2016

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.

# dan-lydiate - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Gatland makes three changes for World Cup quarter-final against the Springboks

Dan Lydiate, Gethin Jenkins and Tyler Morgan all start.

# dan-lydiate - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Gatland brings in Tipuric to combat Pocock in six changes for Australia game

Justin Tipuric replaces Dan Lydiate in the backrow.

# dan-lydiate - Sunday 20 September, 2015

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.

# dan-lydiate - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Wales are testing their quick reflexes with this funny looking game Brain Training This post contains videos

Wales are testing their quick reflexes with this funny looking game

‘Skills Under Pressure’ looks as hard as it does fun.

# dan-lydiate - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

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

# dan-lydiate - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

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.

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Wales bump George North in to the centre for Australia Test

With Jonathan Davies injured, North will run from 13 outside of Jamie Roberts.

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Welsh stars keen to return home, says Gatland

Jamie Roberts is one Welsh player who might be looking to return from France.

# dan-lydiate - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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.

# dan-lydiate - Monday 23 December, 2013

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.

# dan-lydiate - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Together again: Roberts to make Racing debut alongside Sexton

Tomorrow night the Lions duo will take on Jonny Wilkinson’s Toulon.

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

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.

# dan-lydiate - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Breakfast with Lions: Captain Sam, diving headers and shoot 'em ups Get Stuck In This post contains videos

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.

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

‘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 - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Boost for Wales as Dan Lydiate could be fit for Six Nations

The Dragons flanker broke his ankle against Edinburgh in September.

# dan-lydiate - Friday 30 March, 2012

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.

# dan-lydiate - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

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.

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist Suspense This post contains a poll

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.

# dan-lydiate - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

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.

# dan-lydiate - Friday 7 October, 2011

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?

# dan-lydiate - Thursday 6 October, 2011

The Morning Score: Thursday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Thursday

Rugby or football? Andorra or Wales? Daddy or chips?

# dan-lydiate - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

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.