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#Wales

# wales - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
# Analysis
# Analysis

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 7:30 PM 7,051 Views 3 Comments

The Munster flanker was superb in last weekend’s big win over Wales.

# wales - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 2:25 PM 3,125 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# wales - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait

Apr 6th 2021, 6:54 PM 2,740 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.

# wales - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Daniel James’ late header gives Wales victory over Czech Republic
# Late Drama
# Late Drama

Daniel James’ late header gives Wales victory over Czech Republic

Mar 30th 2021, 9:56 PM 5,269 Views 8 Comments

The Dragons got back on track after losing their opening qualifier in Belgium.

# wales - Monday 29 March, 2021

'No hiding we are getting older' - Bale admits Wales career could be coming to an end
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

'No hiding we are getting older' - Bale admits Wales career could be coming to an end

Mar 29th 2021, 7:26 PM 5,909 Views 0 Comments

Their current World Cup qualifying campaign could possibly be his last.

3 Wales players sent home 'for breaching protocol' ahead of World Cup qualifier
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

3 Wales players sent home 'for breaching protocol' ahead of World Cup qualifier

Mar 29th 2021, 4:38 PM 7,875 Views 0 Comments

Hal Robson-Kanu, Rabbi Matondo and Tyler Roberts have been released from the Welsh camp.

# wales - Friday 26 March, 2021

From despair to joy - Wayne Pivac celebrates Welsh triumph
# Wayne's World
# Wayne's World

From despair to joy - Wayne Pivac celebrates Welsh triumph

Mar 26th 2021, 11:04 PM 8,346 Views 18 Comments

Pivac’s men had been forced to wait an additional six days to discover their fate following Saturday’s last gasp defeat to France.

Scotland win at the death against France as Wales claim Six Nations title
# Drama
# Drama

Scotland win at the death against France as Wales claim Six Nations title

Mar 26th 2021, 10:07 PM 50,536 Views 46 Comments

Scotland won 27-23 at the Stade de France while Wales become Six Nations champions. Ireland finish third.

# wales - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Wales left ‘numb’ after late France try denied them Grand Slam in Paris
# Chaotic
# Chaotic

Wales left ‘numb’ after late France try denied them Grand Slam in Paris

Mar 21st 2021, 12:59 PM 9,031 Views 6 Comments

Fabien Galthie’s side were 32-30 winners after a dramatic finale last night.

# wales - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Dulin's late try breaks Welsh hearts and kills their Grand Slam dream
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

Dulin's late try breaks Welsh hearts and kills their Grand Slam dream

Mar 20th 2021, 10:13 PM 19,174 Views 73 Comments

France lock Paul Willemse is red carded but Brice Dulin scores at the death to seal two-point win for Les Bleus.

# wales - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'We need to improve - France will be a different proposition' - Pivac
# French Evolution
# French Evolution

'We need to improve - France will be a different proposition' - Pivac

Mar 13th 2021, 8:12 PM 3,346 Views 1 Comment

Wales set for Six Nations showdown with France in Paris.

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy
# On Track
# On Track

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy

Mar 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,599 Views 48 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s men made it four from four ahead of next weekend’s visit to France.

# wales - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat

Feb 27th 2021, 9:40 PM 11,751 Views 23 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side lifted the Triple Crown after amassing their highest Test score against England.

Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam
# Triple Crown
# Triple Crown

Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam

Feb 27th 2021, 7:22 PM 41,432 Views 49 Comments

The defeat all but ended reigning the champions’ hopes of a successful title defence.

# wales - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Wales boss Pivac applauds ‘exciting’ 20-year-old wing Rees-Zammit after Scotland win
# Main Man
# Main Man

Wales boss Pivac applauds ‘exciting’ 20-year-old wing Rees-Zammit after Scotland win

Feb 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 6,877 Views 9 Comments

The Gloucester man was the hero with two tries in a stunning performance.

Rees-Zammit the hero as Wales edge past Scotland in thriller
# King Louis
# King Louis

Rees-Zammit the hero as Wales edge past Scotland in thriller

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 6:56 PM 31,102 Views 61 Comments

Two tries from Welsh wing Louis Rees-Zammit prove crucial as 14-man Scotland pay the price for their indiscipline.

# wales - Friday 12 February, 2021

Record low February temperatures of -15 degrees in England and Wales for second night running
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# Baltic

Record low February temperatures of -15 degrees in England and Wales for second night running

Feb 12th 2021, 11:41 AM 17,058 Views 5 Comments

The coldest UK temperature for 65 years was recorded at Braemar in Aberdeenshire on Wednesday night.

# wales - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Top carrier, tackler, passer, and jackler - Tadhg Beirne's best game yet for Ireland
# STANDOUT
# STANDOUT

Top carrier, tackler, passer, and jackler - Tadhg Beirne's best game yet for Ireland

Feb 9th 2021, 5:18 PM 20,522 Views 30 Comments

The Munster lock was superb as Ireland came up short against Wales last weekend.

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales
# Discipline
# Discipline

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales

Feb 9th 2021, 8:40 AM 11,684 Views 47 Comments

The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.

# wales - Monday 8 February, 2021

'He has been a real bonus for the coaches' - Keenan impresses at 15 for Ireland
# In Form
# In Form

'He has been a real bonus for the coaches' - Keenan impresses at 15 for Ireland

Feb 8th 2021, 4:42 PM 22,610 Views 34 Comments

The Leinster man’s performance was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Iain Henderson backs Billy Burns to bounce back from his kicking blunder
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Iain Henderson backs Billy Burns to bounce back from his kicking blunder

Feb 8th 2021, 12:08 PM 29,551 Views 56 Comments

The Ireland out-half missed touch with the final kick of yesterday’s game – ending Ireland’s hopes of a sensational come-from-behind win.

# wales - Sunday 7 February, 2021

'Other days, you're the hero... It's the life of the number 10'
# Agonising
# Agonising

'Other days, you're the hero... It's the life of the number 10'

Feb 7th 2021, 9:43 PM 47,749 Views 79 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Andy Farrell stressed that Billy Burns didn’t cost Ireland the game in Cardiff.

Welsh squad decimated after bruising battle with Ireland
# Walking Wounded
# Walking Wounded

Welsh squad decimated after bruising battle with Ireland

Feb 7th 2021, 9:14 PM 13,708 Views 1 Comment

Four Welsh starters have already been ruled out of next weekend’s trip to Murrayfield.

'Guys don't do this on purpose' - Farrell backs POM to rebound with Ireland
# Red Card
# Red Card

'Guys don't do this on purpose' - Farrell backs POM to rebound with Ireland

Feb 7th 2021, 9:14 PM 10,849 Views 30 Comments

The Munster captain was sent off in the 14th minute in Cardiff.

Ireland leave Cardiff feeling a mix of pride, disappointment and regret
# Up And Down
# Up And Down

Ireland leave Cardiff feeling a mix of pride, disappointment and regret

Feb 7th 2021, 7:00 PM 7,445 Views 24 Comments

Josh van der Flier says he and the seven-man pack felt ‘comfortable’ at half-time, but errors allowed Wales win back control.

'We didn't get the win today but we can be proud of what we did'
# Stander And Deliver
# Stander And Deliver

'We didn't get the win today but we can be proud of what we did'

Feb 7th 2021, 5:35 PM 10,239 Views 41 Comments

CJ Stander credits his team mates for giving Wales a massive fright today.

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card
# Man Down
# Man Down

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card

Feb 7th 2021, 5:14 PM 39,580 Views 230 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men racked up a big error count in the second half as they came up short.

As it happened: Wales see off 14 man Ireland
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As it happened: Wales see off 14 man Ireland

Ireland told be on guard against George North's threat
# Dangerman
# Dangerman

Ireland told be on guard against George North's threat

Feb 7th 2021, 8:51 AM 7,387 Views 7 Comments

The Welshman has had success against Ireland in the past.

Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 9,184 Views 2 Comments

We look at the big issues as Andy Farrell’s Ireland kick off their 2021 campaign in Cardiff.

# wales - Saturday 6 February, 2021

'We have to be better, full stop,' says Wales coach Jenkins
# Dragon Fire
# Dragon Fire

'We have to be better, full stop,' says Wales coach Jenkins

Feb 6th 2021, 7:20 PM 5,685 Views 4 Comments

Wales take on Ireland tomorrow after slumping to seven defeats from 10 games in 2020.

‘What in the name of Jaysus were we doing going into a warzone to play rugby?’
# Cult Hero
# Cult Hero

‘What in the name of Jaysus were we doing going into a warzone to play rugby?’

Feb 6th 2021, 10:09 AM 48,070 Views 23 Comments

Noel Mannion is best remembered for his iconic try against Wales in 1989 – but his fondest memories come from crossing the border to play in Ulster.

# wales - Friday 5 February, 2021

'It is going to be a war of attrition. We have not won there since 2013'
# Poke The Dragon
# Poke The Dragon

'It is going to be a war of attrition. We have not won there since 2013'

Feb 5th 2021, 8:01 PM 26,407 Views 23 Comments

Andy Farrell says criticism of Welsh team is unfair.

George North named at centre in Wales team to face Ireland
# In The Red Corner
# In The Red Corner

George North named at centre in Wales team to face Ireland

Feb 5th 2021, 12:18 PM 14,957 Views 16 Comments

Dan Lydiate has been selected to make his first international start since November 2018.

# wales - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Van der Flier set to start for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Wales
# Back Row
# Back Row

Van der Flier set to start for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Wales

Feb 4th 2021, 9:55 PM 38,222 Views 41 Comments

The 27-year-old is set to team up with CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony.

# wales - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training
# Good To Go
# Good To Go

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:13 PM 4,650 Views 18 Comments

The 35-year-old has recovered from a hamstring issue.

O'Mahony enjoying chances to show 'the skills and the football' for Ireland
# Wide Role
# Wide Role

O'Mahony enjoying chances to show 'the skills and the football' for Ireland

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:31 PM 6,215 Views 6 Comments

The Munster man is often tasked with holding width in Ireland’s attacking shape.

# wales - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash
# Concussion
# Concussion

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash

Feb 2nd 2021, 3:16 PM 26,168 Views 46 Comments

Quinn Roux has also picked up an injury, while Gavin Coombes and Ryan Baird join the squad.

IRFU had 'preliminary' discussions about a joint bid to host the 2031 World Cup
# RWC31
# RWC31

IRFU had 'preliminary' discussions about a joint bid to host the 2031 World Cup

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:36 AM 14,612 Views 22 Comments

An RFU spokesperson said a bid with Ireland, Scotland, and Wales was being considered.

# wales - Monday 1 February, 2021

Familiar faces seem likely to lead the charge for Farrell's Ireland in Cardiff
# Ireland
# Ireland

Familiar faces seem likely to lead the charge for Farrell's Ireland in Cardiff

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 8:03 PM 25,090 Views 60 Comments

The Ireland boss will feel many of his key men are in good form coming into this Six Nations.

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