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# wales - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Key centre Davies set to miss Six Nations as Wales suffer double injury blow

Rhys Patchell has sustained a shoulder injury but is expected to return in 12-16 weeks.

Gatland: I turned down All Blacks job to honour commitment to Chiefs and Lions

The former Wales coach says he would consider the position if it came up again in the future.

# wales - Monday 11 November, 2019

2020 vision for Griggs' Ireland after seeing 'what it takes to be one of the top teams in the world'

Disappointment at the death against Wales yesterday but plenty of positives from camp, says the head coach.

# wales - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Heartbreak at the death as the wait for Ireland's first November Test win goes on

A last-gasp try saw Wales edge the entertaining clash in Belfield.

# wales - Friday 8 November, 2019

Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales

Judy Bobbett is the one uncapped player named for the squad’s ‘first marker’.

# wales - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Six uncapped players included in Ireland squad for Test match against Wales

The sides will meet at the UCD Bowl on Sunday afternoon.

# wales - Friday 1 November, 2019

Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'

The outgoing head coach hopes to see the Welsh winning Six Nations titles in years to come.

# wales - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Gatland: 'We haven't even spoken about the haka, we might do a W for Wales'

The Wales coach also joked his final game in charge should be settled by a drinking game.

All Blacks make seven changes as Gatland shakes up Wales team

Steve Hansen and his Welsh counterpart will coach their teams for the final time.

# wales - Monday 28 October, 2019

'Send my best wishes to Warren and make sure he enjoys the third-place play-off'

Eddie Jones couldn’t resist firing a shot back at the Wales boss.

# wales - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021

The Wales boss was proud of his side’s effort in their World Cup semi-final defeat to the Springboks.

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales

Handré Pollard’s place-kicking was crucial as the Boks edged the semi-final in Yokohama.

As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final

Rassie left Ireland to bring South Africa back to the top of the game. Warren Gatland and Wales stood between them and the World Cup final.

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England

The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.

# wales - Friday 25 October, 2019

Halfpenny in for injured Williams as Gatland's Wales welcome back Davies

Leigh Halfpenny comes into the team at 15 in place of the injured Saracens man.

# wales - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa

The 28-year-old suffered an ankle injury during training on Wednesday.

# wales - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Wales wary of explosive Kolbe and Boks' 'blowtorch speed' out wide

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards also lauded the ongoing class of Alun Wyn Jones.

Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'

This World Cup is Gatland’s final campaign before heading home to New Zealand for a new job with the Chiefs.

# wales - Monday 21 October, 2019

'I just lost control' - Vahaamahina announces international retirement after World Cup dismissal

The France lock was sent off in the 49th minute of their quarter-final defeat to Wales yesterday.

Blow for Gatland's Wales as Navidi ruled out of remainder of World Cup

The Cardiff Blues back row injured his hamstring in yesterday’s dramatic win over France.

# wales - Sunday 20 October, 2019

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France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try

Ross Moriarty’s late score was awarded by the TMO as Wales advanced through to the semis.

As it happened: Wales v France, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Ireland may be gone, but the World Cup carries on and we’re going minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland chases another semi-final.

# wales - Friday 18 October, 2019

Penaud and Dupont passed fit for France's quarter-final showdown with Wales

Jacques Brunel has made just one change to the side which began in such impressive fashion against Argentina.

Wales' Biggar given all clear from second head knock to play France

Jonathan Davies was also named in Warren Gatland’s XV after shaking off a knee problem.

# wales - Monday 14 October, 2019

'It's like having 10 men when Bale plays': Real Madrid star slammed by Toshack

Ex-Wales boss John Toshack believes certain aspects of Bale’s game make him more susceptible to injury.

# wales - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Work to do for Wales and Croatia following feisty stalemate

Neither Wales nor Croatia will be truly happy with a point apiece following a hard-fought encounter in Cardiff on Sunday.

Wales make heavy weather of it, but beat Uruguay to set up quarter-final clash with France

Warren Gatland’s men were on a four-day turnaround and struggled to put the South Americans away.

# wales - Friday 11 October, 2019

Fitzgerald's star continues to rise as Connacht thrash Dragons and return home with bonus point

Gavin Thornbury, Matt Healy, Finlay Bealham, Cillian Gallagher and Kieran Marmion all ran in tries in Newport.

# wales - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Biggar out for Uruguay game and will require further assessment after another head injury HIA

Biggar out for Uruguay game and will require further assessment after another head injury

The out-half previously suffered a blow to the head against Australia.

Wales secure quarter-final berth after bruising battle against Fiji

A sickening blow to Dan Biggar’s head will pose an injury concern for Warren Gatland’s side.

As it happened: Wales v Fiji, Rugby World Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland’s men took their chance to reach the quarter-finals.

# wales - Saturday 5 October, 2019

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'Pan-Celtic political culture': McDonald calls for shared approach to Brexit from Ireland and Wales

McDonald was speaking at a conference of the Welsh political party Plaid Cymru this afternoon.

# wales - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Tom Lawrence named in Wales squad after drink-driving charge

Ryan Giggs has included the Derby County forward for the upcoming games against Slovakia and Croatia.

# wales - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Cheika 'embarrassed' by refereeing inconsistencies

The Wallabies head coach was left frustrated by Romain Poite’s performance in his side’s defeat to Wales.

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As it happened: Australia v Wales, Rugby World Cup

We followed all the action as the two heavyweights of Pool D clashed in Tokyo.

# wales - Friday 27 September, 2019

AWJ reaches record caps haul as Cheika changes his playmakers

The brilliant second row eclipses Gethin Jenkins record as he prepares to run out for a 130th international appearance.

# wales - Monday 23 September, 2019

Wales carve their way through Georgia and grab bonus point victory

Wales barely had a glove laid on them as they raced out into an early lead.

As it happened: Wales v Georgia, Rugby World Cup

It’s Monday morning and there’s top class international rugby on. So we’re following it minute-by-minute.

# wales - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Alun Wyn Jones to equal Wales record against Georgia

Warren Gatland has named an experienced side for Monday’s World Cup clash.

# wales - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly'

The 15-a-side team will take on Wales on 10 November in UCD.

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