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#Wales

# wales - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension
# Banned
# Banned

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension

Thu 1:26 PM 11,926 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was sent off during the Scarlets’ defeat to Cardiff Blues last weekend.

# wales - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Welsh minister says new virus variant is a factor in rapid rise of country's cases
# Wales
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# Wales

Welsh minister says new virus variant is a factor in rapid rise of country's cases

Dec 20th 2020, 4:20 PM 16,647 Views 29 Comments

Wales has changed its rules on social interactions ahead of Christmas.

# wales - Friday 11 December, 2020

Welsh nationalist party pledges to hold independence referendum by 2026
# Plaid Cymru
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# Plaid Cymru

Welsh nationalist party pledges to hold independence referendum by 2026

Dec 11th 2020, 7:34 AM 13,994 Views 22 Comments

Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said the devolved Welsh administration was “under attack” by Boris Johnson’s government.

# wales - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Wayne Pivac confident Wales will be Six Nations contenders in 2021
# Not Likely
# Not Likely

Wayne Pivac confident Wales will be Six Nations contenders in 2021

Dec 5th 2020, 10:42 PM 3,581 Views 2 Comments

The Wales head coach managed only three Test wins in his first year in charge.

Wales conclude Autumn Nations Cup with stuttering win over Italy
# On The Slide
# On The Slide

Wales conclude Autumn Nations Cup with stuttering win over Italy

Dec 5th 2020, 7:56 PM 8,000 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s team finished fifth in the tournament but their only wins in 2020 have come against Italy and Georgia.

# wales - Saturday 28 November, 2020

England defeat Wales to secure place in Autumn Nations Cup final
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

England defeat Wales to secure place in Autumn Nations Cup final

Nov 28th 2020, 6:07 PM 17,376 Views 14 Comments

Victory for Eddie Jones’ side means Ireland cannot now reach the inaugural final of the competition.

# wales - Thursday 26 November, 2020

George Ford back in England team for Wales clash
# Playmaker
# Playmaker

George Ford back in England team for Wales clash

Nov 26th 2020, 11:24 AM 5,233 Views 0 Comments

The out-half made his comeback from an Achilles injury as a replacement in last weekend’s win over Ireland.

# wales - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:28 PM 10,349 Views 11 Comments

Stuart Hogg and co. made some costly errors in the closing stages.

# wales - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Wales end losing streak with unimpressive win over Georgia
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

Wales end losing streak with unimpressive win over Georgia

Nov 21st 2020, 7:53 PM 11,440 Views 0 Comments

An 18-0 victory has eased some of the pressure on Wayne Pivac.

# wales - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'Work carries on as normal' for high-flying Wales despite Ryan Giggs' absence
# Onwards
# Onwards

'Work carries on as normal' for high-flying Wales despite Ryan Giggs' absence

Nov 19th 2020, 8:45 AM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Robert Page is in interim charge as uncertainty reigns over Giggs’ position.

# wales - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Wales set new unbeaten record to secure Nations League promotion
# Going Up
# Going Up

Wales set new unbeaten record to secure Nations League promotion

Nov 18th 2020, 9:55 PM 7,626 Views 3 Comments

The Welsh finished at the top of Ireland’s group thanks to tonight’s win over Finland in Cardiff.

# wales - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'Gibson-Park has the potential to cause defences a huge amount of problems'
# Analysis
# Analysis

'Gibson-Park has the potential to cause defences a huge amount of problems'

Nov 17th 2020, 10:26 AM 8,697 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half came in for praise on this week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# wales - Monday 16 November, 2020

Roux proud to play part for Ireland with family watching on from South Africa
# Physical
# Physical

Roux proud to play part for Ireland with family watching on from South Africa

Nov 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,150 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht lock is hopeful he has done enough to keep his place against England.

# wales - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'I have no doubts I will be a success' - Defiant Kenny looks to future after Wales defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I have no doubts I will be a success' - Defiant Kenny looks to future after Wales defeat

Nov 15th 2020, 8:49 PM 10,953 Views 35 Comments

The Irish boss spoke of what will be added to his squad next year by all of those who have missed recent games.

Second-half Brooks header means toothless Ireland lose again
# Familiar Feeling
# Familiar Feeling

Second-half Brooks header means toothless Ireland lose again

Nov 15th 2020, 7:04 PM 60,995 Views 149 Comments

Wales were 1-0 winners in Cardiff, as Stephen Kenny’s bad start to international management went on.

McClean and Molumby start as Kenny rings changes for Wales clash
# Team News
# Team News

McClean and Molumby start as Kenny rings changes for Wales clash

Nov 15th 2020, 3:48 PM 6,764 Views 9 Comments

Gareth Bale starts for Wales.

# wales - Friday 13 November, 2020

Farrell hails 'dominant' Irish win but injuries a concern for Twickenham trip
# Power
# Power

Farrell hails 'dominant' Irish win but injuries a concern for Twickenham trip

Nov 13th 2020, 10:48 PM 11,137 Views 14 Comments

The Ireland head coach knows his team will need to improve on ‘everything’ to beat England.

Lowe and Roux tries help Ireland to winning start in the Autumn Nations Cup
# Job Done
# Job Done

Lowe and Roux tries help Ireland to winning start in the Autumn Nations Cup

Nov 13th 2020, 8:59 PM 44,720 Views 97 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men came out on top but captain Johnny Sexton is an injury concern ahead of the England clash.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Autumn Nations Cup
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Autumn Nations Cup

Nov 13th 2020, 6:10 PM 65,770 Views 56 Comments

Ireland score two tries en route to a comfortable win over Wales.

The five key issues facing Ireland against Wales tonight
# Bouncing Back
# Bouncing Back

The five key issues facing Ireland against Wales tonight

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 3:00 PM 33,718 Views 29 Comments

The Autumn Nations Cup gives Andy Farrell the chance to perfect his game-plan after an inconsistent Six Nations, writes Garry Doyle.

Keenan excited to link with Lowe and Stockdale in Ireland's new-look back three
# Show Time
# Show Time

Keenan excited to link with Lowe and Stockdale in Ireland's new-look back three

Nov 13th 2020, 1:01 AM 5,526 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster man will win his third cap against Wales in Dublin this evening.

# wales - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Kenny unconcerned by Doherty's 'embarrassed' reaction to England defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

Kenny unconcerned by Doherty's 'embarrassed' reaction to England defeat

Nov 12th 2020, 11:49 PM 17,038 Views 16 Comments

The Irish boss also confirmed Seamus Coleman will miss the remaining games with Wales and Bulgaria.

'Responsibility is shared,' says AWJ as Welsh crisis comes to Dublin
# Wounded Animal
# Wounded Animal

'Responsibility is shared,' says AWJ as Welsh crisis comes to Dublin

Nov 12th 2020, 6:44 PM 5,967 Views 3 Comments

Wales have lost five games on the spin ahead of tomorrow’s opening Autumn Nations Cup match.

# wales - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

No props on the wing, the scraps, clarity in transition - Ireland's defence checklist
# Analysis
# Analysis

No props on the wing, the scraps, clarity in transition - Ireland's defence checklist

Nov 11th 2020, 7:00 PM 10,190 Views 5 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men will be looking to make improvements in a defensive sense in the Autumn Nations Cup.

Changes kept to a minimum as Wales name team to face Ireland on Friday night
# Opposition
# Opposition

Changes kept to a minimum as Wales name team to face Ireland on Friday night

Nov 11th 2020, 12:39 PM 9,506 Views 19 Comments

The Aviva Stadium hosts the Autumn Nations Cup opener.

# wales - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Lowe starts for Ireland against Wales with Burns set for debut off bench
# Team News
# Team News

Lowe starts for Ireland against Wales with Burns set for debut off bench

Nov 10th 2020, 12:52 PM 38,091 Views 87 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell has named a much-changed matchday 23 for the Autumn Nations Cup clash.

# wales - Monday 9 November, 2020

Sexton keen to move on and see Ireland improve consistency
# November Tests
# November Tests

Sexton keen to move on and see Ireland improve consistency

Nov 9th 2020, 3:25 PM 6,101 Views 27 Comments

‘We don’t want to go with a massive performance then massive dip.’

# wales - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Wales rocked ahead of Ireland clash as defence coach quits
# Upheaval
# Upheaval

Wales rocked ahead of Ireland clash as defence coach quits

Nov 8th 2020, 2:05 PM 18,650 Views 2 Comments

Byron Hayward has left his role just five days ahead of the Nations Cup meeting with Ireland.

# wales - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Wales' miserable run continues as Scotland end Six Nations with away win
# Tough Watch
# Tough Watch

Wales' miserable run continues as Scotland end Six Nations with away win

Oct 31st 2020, 4:12 PM 11,632 Views 4 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s men edged it as Wayne Pivac’s difficult start to his tenure continued.

# wales - Monday 26 October, 2020

Wales to review lockdown guidance after Tesco mixup over selling period products
# Wales
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# Wales

Wales to review lockdown guidance after Tesco mixup over selling period products

Oct 26th 2020, 7:28 PM 66,993 Views 36 Comments

Tesco earlier apologised after wrongly suggesting sanitary products were “non-essential” and could not be sold.

# wales - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones to equal McCaw's appearance record
# Legend
# Legend

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones to equal McCaw's appearance record

Oct 22nd 2020, 4:09 PM 6,680 Views 2 Comments

The 35-year-old will win his 148th cap on Saturday when Wales take on France.

# wales - Monday 19 October, 2020

Wales to begin two-week 'firebreak' lockdown to limit spread of Covid-19
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Wales to begin two-week 'firebreak' lockdown to limit spread of Covid-19

Oct 19th 2020, 2:24 PM 23,453 Views 21 Comments

The “sharp and deep” lockdown will begin at 6pm on 23 October.

# wales - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Wales win in Bulgaria to reclaim top spot in Ireland's Nations League group
# State Of Play
# State Of Play

Wales win in Bulgaria to reclaim top spot in Ireland's Nations League group

Oct 14th 2020, 10:23 PM 6,983 Views 0 Comments

The defeat for the Bulgarians is a boost to Stephen Kenny’s side’s hopes of avoiding relegation.

'It's hard to believe we didn't score' - Ireland didn't deserve Finland defeat, says Kenny
# Reaction
# Reaction

'It's hard to believe we didn't score' - Ireland didn't deserve Finland defeat, says Kenny

Updated Oct 14th 2020, 9:42 PM 39,805 Views 57 Comments

The Irish manager stood by Darren Randolph and cursed his side’s luck as they were beaten again.

# wales - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip
# Reaction
# Reaction

Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip

Oct 11th 2020, 9:00 PM 34,110 Views 25 Comments

The Irish boss lost five players over a single Covid positive test last night, with four players identified as close contacts because of seating on the plane.

'It's the same old story, in that we haven't finished our chances' - Duffy
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

'It's the same old story, in that we haven't finished our chances' - Duffy

Oct 11th 2020, 4:56 PM 8,373 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland captain says their depleted Ireland squad had to dig deep to earn a 0-0 draw against Wales at the Aviva Stadium.

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw
# Honours Even
# Honours Even

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw

Oct 11th 2020, 4:04 PM 40,299 Views 93 Comments

An understrength Irish side, weakened by Covid-19, showed more signs of encouragement but again failed to score.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Wales, Nations League
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Wales, Nations League

Oct 11th 2020, 1:07 PM 66,719 Views 37 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side were held to a draw after what was a difficult week.

Molumby starts as Kenny forced to make significant changes for Wales clash
# Chaotic Preparation
# Chaotic Preparation

Molumby starts as Kenny forced to make significant changes for Wales clash

Oct 11th 2020, 1:00 PM 13,650 Views 17 Comments

Jack Byrne is among just five outfield players on the bench.

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales
# Preview
# Preview

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales

Oct 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,189 Views 2 Comments

With the Euros dream dead, Ireland need to start getting results to improve their seeding for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers draw.

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