France centre Jonathan Danty will miss the clash against Wales and the remainder of this season's Six Nations Championship after receiving a five-week suspension on Tuesday, following his red card in their draw with Italy.
Toby Booth believes the Ospreys can do what no Welsh region has done for six years - make the United Rugby Championship play-offs. Booth’s young team are currently on target to achieve that goal of a top-eight finish.
Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has paid tribute to the club’s fans after his team earned a convincing 4-1 win at Harrogate. The County boss admitted his players had disappointed supporters last weekend when they lost 3-0 away to MK Dons.
Jess Fishlock set Wales on their way to a 2-0 friendly win over the Republic of Ireland as new manager Rhian Wilkinson got a taste of what she can expect. Former Canada international and England and Team GB assistant Wilkinson was among a crowd of 8,218 at Tallaght Stadium a day after her appointment as Gemma Grainger’s replacement following her departure for Norway.
More than 100 years after the first Welsh golf Victory Shield, there will be a Women’s event
France will come to Wales next week, having been rescued by a referee’s call for two successive Six Nations matches. They are a team relying on officialdom after Italy were left heartbroken last Sunday - denied a famous win, just like Scotland before them.
Wales have appointed former England and Team GB assistant Rhian Wilkinson as the new head coach of their women’s team. The 41-year-old won 183 caps for Canada between 2003 and 2017 and coached most recently at American club Portland Thorns in the National Women’s Soccer League.
Adelé Nicoll has set her sights on the 2026 Winter Olympics after a stunning ninth place finish in the monobob on her World Championship debut. The Welsh athlete clocked a combined time of 3 minutes 56.14 seconds, moving up from her overnight position of 10th in Winterberg, Germany.
Welsh coach Eric Ramsay is set to take over at Minnesota United and become the latest Briton to take a management job in Major League Soccer. The 32-year-old will become the youngest ever head coach in the United States and Canada’s top division when the Manchester United assistant completes his move to the Twin Cities.
Wales forward Adam Beard has claimed Ireland were “flattered” by the 31-7 scoreline after their four-tries-to-one victoryat the weekend. Beard was reflecting on Wales’ third successive Six Nations defeat, which followed their narrow losses to Scotland and England.
Wales assistant coach Alex King has compared France captain Antoine Dupont with New Zealand superstar Dan Carter in terms of the way he influences Test matches. Wales face France in Paris on Saturday, when a bonus-point victory for Les Bleus would maintain pressure on Guinness Six Nations leaders and title... Read More
Will You Still Beat Me, When I'm 69? . . . Time For Wales To End The Years Of Misery Against The All Blacks
It’s 69 years - and counting - since Wales last beat the All Blacks but there’s one New Zealander who reckons it’s time to wipe the slate clean. Wayne Pivac - born and bred in Auckland - admits 1953 is simply too long ago and eight years living over here... Read More
James Hook has told Wales they must keep Beauden Barrett out of the limelight if they are to have any chance of ending a dark 69-year history of failure against the All Blacks on Saturday. Hook – who reckons Barrett is still the best blend of runner and creator in... Read More
Ken Owens has revealed he was determined to recover from a back injury in order to resume a normal life rather than play rugby again for Wales. The Scarlets hooker is set to play his first international match for 15 months when Wales face New Zealand at the Principality Stadium... Read More
I Cannot Wait To Face The All Blacks, Says Louis Rees-Zammit As Wales Bid To End 32-Match Losing Streak
Wales star Louis Rees-Zammit will carry blistering form into the Autumn Nations Series and an opener against New Zealand that he “cannot wait” for. Rees-Zammit has never previously faced the All Blacks, while Wales last beat New Zealand in 1953. That run of 32 successive defeats underlines the huge task... Read More
The All Blacks have arrived in Wales to prepare for Saturday’s opening clash in the Autumn Nations Series against Wales at Principality Stadium and will get a reminder today (Monday) of what it means to beat them. Memories of the ‘day the pubs ran dry’ in Llanelli have been creeping... Read More