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#Leigh Halfpenny

# leigh-halfpenny - Monday 1 April, 2019

'My head would be pounding from it... You were thinking: when is this going to end?'

Leigh Halfpenny was out for three months after suffering a head injury while playing for Wales in November.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion

The Wales fullback came through symptom-free after contact training with Scarlets last week.

# leigh-halfpenny - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Halfpenny, Davies and Williams set to miss Wales' Six Nations opener with France

Leigh Halfpenny has been all but ruled out of Wales’ first two games in this year’s Six Nations as he recovers from a concussion.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion

The fullback hasn’t played since November.

# leigh-halfpenny - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Halfpenny to see specialist as headaches persist after November concussion

The Wales fullback was due to return against Cardiff Blues, but is ‘still picking up the odd issue’.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'Just being on the safe side': Halfpenny out of Ulster clash due to concussion

The Scarlets fullback has not played since Wales’ Autumn Test win over Australia.

# leigh-halfpenny - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Naholo, Ioane strike as All Blacks extend Wales misery

It took New Zealand’s record for 2017 to 12 wins from 15, including a five-match whitewash in their November games.

# leigh-halfpenny - Monday 31 July, 2017

Halfpenny set to choose Scarlets over Cardiff Blues

The full-back is set to join Scarlets.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Toulon won't renew Leigh Halfpenny's contract for next season

The Welsh full back’s contract with the Top 14 side has expired.

# leigh-halfpenny - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Sexton, Farrell, Halfpenny or Biggar - who should kick for the Lions?

Neil Jenkins is the kicking coach again and expects his kickers to put pressure on Beauden Barrett.

# leigh-halfpenny - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Wales late show stuns valiant Italy in Rome

Conor O’Shea’s side had Wales on the run for an hour.

# leigh-halfpenny - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Halfpenny gets 'best offer possible' for Welsh return as Toulon deal nears an end

Leigh Halfpenny has been biding his time before making a final decision on whether to stay in France.

# leigh-halfpenny - 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.

# leigh-halfpenny - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Bernard Foley leads Australia to Wales rout

Wallaby captain Stephen Moore said the game had been “pleasing”.

# leigh-halfpenny - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Wales boosted by Halfpenny return for first Test appearance in 14 months

Wales face Australia in Cardiff on Saturday.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Uncapped Ospreys pair named in Wales squad as Halfpenny also returns

Bath fly-half Rhys Priestland misses out while number 8 Taulupe Faletau is included despite question marks over his fitness.

# leigh-halfpenny - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Halfpenny returns from nine-month absence to steer Toulon to Top 14 final

In his first game since last September, the Welsh full-back chipped in with 17 points Roazhon Park.

# leigh-halfpenny - Friday 17 June, 2016

Leigh Halfpenny to return from nine-month injury nightmare in Toulon's Top 14 semi-final

The Welsh international hasn’t played since September.

# leigh-halfpenny - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Leigh Halfpenny reportedly set to stay in Toulon despite English link

Staying put will also help Warren Gatland deal with his wildcard selection dilemmas.

# leigh-halfpenny - Monday 21 December, 2015

Halfpenny close to joining Wasps according to Toulon owner Boudjellal

The Welsh international apparently has a week to make a decision about his future.

# leigh-halfpenny - Monday 7 September, 2015

Halfpenny ruled out of World Cup and the next 6 months with ACL injury

Wales need all the help they can get to get out of Pool A.

# leigh-halfpenny - Friday 28 August, 2015

'It’s about staying in the moment' - Ireland's Sexton on place-kicking success

This extract from the new book ‘Rugby Revealed’ sees the Leinster out-half offer his advice.

# leigh-halfpenny - Friday 24 July, 2015

Mourad Boudjellal warns internationals about missing Toulon games

‘The clubs, who pay the wages, should have their stars for the most important dates of the season.’

# leigh-halfpenny - Sunday 3 May, 2015

It appears yesterday's Champions Cup win came at a cost for Leigh Halfpenny

The Welsh fullback will be paying another visit to the dentist.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Leigh Halfpenny is fit for Toulon's Leinster clash but Maxime Mermoz is ruled out

The Wales star was sidelined with a dislocated shoulder during Saturday’s 35-24 win over Grenoble in the Top 14.

# leigh-halfpenny - Sunday 12 April, 2015

One of Toulon's stars could miss the Leinster match after being hit by a human torpedo

Leigh Halfpenny is a doubt for the Champions Cup semi-final.

# leigh-halfpenny - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Toulon conceded four tries to Jackman's Grenoble (but still won) before Leinster clash

The champions welcomed Leigh Halfpenny back from concussion, but he picked up a shoulder knock before being replaced.

# leigh-halfpenny - Monday 16 March, 2015

Three Irish players make the cut in The42's Six Nations Team of the Week

Wales lead the way with six after they derailed Ireland’s Grand Slam bid in Cardiff.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Toulon could terminate Halfpenny contract over persistent injuries

The Welsh international has yet to play for the French club.

# leigh-halfpenny - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Leigh Halfpenny's season is over after dislocating shoulder in Welsh defeat

The fullback was taken out in the air by England’s Jack Nowell.

That man Danny Care strikes again as England win Triple Crown Match Report This post contains videos

That man Danny Care strikes again as England win Triple Crown

Leigh Halfpenny’s five penalties have the Welshmen in touch, however.

# leigh-halfpenny - Saturday 8 February, 2014

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As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute from Lansdowne Road as Ireland faced a huge hurdle in this campaign.

# leigh-halfpenny - Friday 7 February, 2014

Schmidt has struggled to find weaknesses amidst Welsh strengths

Ireland’s head coach has pinpointed discipline and dealing with Wales’ kicking game as essential in Dublin tomorrow.

# leigh-halfpenny - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Leigh Halfpenny signs for Toulon as Cardiff admit defeat

Blues admit that they “simply cannot compete” as Toulon confirm full-back’s capture.

# leigh-halfpenny - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Close shave for Cardiff but Halfpenny proves his worth Pro12 This post contains videos

Close shave for Cardiff but Halfpenny proves his worth

The Welsh fullback kicked five penalties in his side’s home win over Dragons.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

French media reporting that Leigh Halfpenny has signed for Toulon

La Provence says the Welsh fullback will join the reigning Heineken Cup champions next season.

# leigh-halfpenny - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Andy Murray named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013

Leigh Halfpenny finishes in second place with AP McCoy third.

# leigh-halfpenny - Friday 13 December, 2013

Toulon open door to Halfpenny, close it on Warburton

The club president says the Lions skipper has priced himself out of a move.

# leigh-halfpenny - Friday 6 December, 2013

Halfpenny and Cuthbert guide Cardiff to Heineken Cup win over Warriors

The European fortunes of Ospreys dipped further with a narrow defeat away to Castres.

# leigh-halfpenny - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Tony McCoy shortlisted for Sports Personality of the Year

The Irish jockey recently passed 4000 winners.

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