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# wales - Yesterday’s News

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend

Wales winger is ‘in a good place’ as he, Liam Williams and Josh Navidi get set for battle against England tomorrow week.

# wales - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle

Professional performance analyst Eoin Toolan examines the contests in the air in this Six Nations.

# wales - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

‘A win over England isn't going to define our championship’

Wales back-rower Taulupe Faletau maintains his country has loftier ambitions than to simply get one over the old enemy.

Bath snap up Wales star Rhys Webb and plan to spend again this summer

Six-time Premiership winners building a squad in bid to become top dogs in England again.

# wales - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France

Ross Moriarty and Gareth Davies come into the starting XV for Wayne Pivac’s side.

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Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK

There are six severe warnings indicating lives are in danger in communities near the Welsh border.

Ireland dismiss 'strange' Welsh complaints over Furlong's scrummaging

The tighthead prop’s set-piece work was questioned by Wales forwards coach Jonathan Humphreys.

# wales - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'

The Welsh coaching staff are irked at the refereeing of the set-piece, and have shone a spotlight on the Irish prop.

Three concussions in five months but Biggar is cleared to play

Welsh problems at No10 look set to end after Dan Biggar given thumbs up by his club coach to play against France this weekend.

# wales - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations

The 2019 champions suffered a 24-14 defeat at Lansdowne Road last weekend.

# wales - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# wales - Monday 10 February, 2020

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

# wales - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations

A brilliant result for Adam Griggs’ side, who go top of the table.

'High performance breeds high performance,' as Griggs' Ireland aim to follow suit and go two from two

Donnybrook’s Energia Park hosts the clash with familiar foes Wales this afternoon.

# wales - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'This is not the top, we keep going': Deegan ready to work for more after first cap

The Leinster back row earned his international debut as a late replacement.

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales

The 28-year-old impressed as he won his 20th Test cap.

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales

The Irish attack looked fluid, while they improved up front on a good day for the new head coach.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as both Andy Farrell and Wayne Pivac enter their second match as head coach.

Clark Kent with their club, Superman with their country – the personality change in Welsh rugby

Welsh clubs are frequently embarrassed by the four Irish provinces but at international level, it’s a different story.

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin

Conditions could be testing at the Aviva Stadium today.

# wales - Friday 7 February, 2020

Barnstorming Stewart pushes Ireland to bonus point-win over Wales

Openside Mark Hernan scored early and late in the first-half to keep Ireland well clear of the Welsh threat.

'We feel we're ready for Storm Ciara and Wales' - Ireland expect to improve

Andy Farrell’s pack will be looking to rebound at scrum time against the Welsh.

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales

After scoring six tries on opening night, Ireland are keen to deliver a sustained threat through the 80 minutes.

# wales - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown

Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.

Cardiff wash-out still stings for Sexton

‘Anytime you lose for Ireland, it never leaves you.’.

Welsh hope Nick Tompkins can pass test after Saracens centre gets the nod to face Ireland

Wales coach Wayne Pivac makes just one change to his starting line-up with Tompkins coming in at outside centre and George North moving to the wing.

Wales aiming to 'come out of the blocks firing' against Ireland, warns new defence coach

‘First and foremost we’ve got to stop the likes of Robbie Henshaw,’ says Byron Hayward.

# wales - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more

The Irish maul struggled to get going against Scotland last weekend.

Minimal changes for Ireland, Deegan to debut, and Murray still the man at 9

Keith Earls comes back into the matchday 23.

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'

Max Deegan is set for his Ireland debut against Wales on Saturday.

Deegan set for Ireland debut off bench as O'Mahony and Henshaw start

Garry Ringrose and Caelan Doris miss out on the clash against Wales due to injury.

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh

Ireland U20 assistant coach Kieran Campbell is bracing his squad for a Welsh backlash.

# wales - Monday 3 February, 2020

Henshaw and O'Mahony set to return to Ireland XV for visit of Wales

Garry Ringrose has been ruled out while Caelan Doris is a doubt too.

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner

33-year-old Devin Toner was warmly received by Ireland fans on his return.

# wales - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Pivac off to the perfect start as Wales hammer Italy in Cardiff

Josh Adams scored a hat-trick in a facile 42-0 win.

# wales - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis

There is also a recall for Taulupe Faletau and a debut for Johnny McNicholl ahead of opening game against Italy.

# wales - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Pivac names five uncapped players in Wales' Six Nations squad

Huge shock as new Wales coach fills out squad with English-based players.

# wales - Friday 3 January, 2020

Wales scrum-half Webb eligible for Six Nations selection following return to Ospreys

The 31-year-old has been granted a ‘six-month dispensation.’

# wales - Monday 30 December, 2019

Big boost for Wales as Rhys Webb announces Toulon departure

The 31-cap scrum-half also played two Tests for the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand in 2017.

# wales - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Scarlets confirm return of Liam Williams from Saracens

The Wales and Lions full-back is returning home after a trophy-laden spell in London.

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