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Wales' Old New Boy Rhys Webb Follows The Messi And Ronaldo Creed . . . If You're Good Enough, You're Young Enough

Rhys Webb has taken inspiration from football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after ending more than two years in the international rugby wilderness. Ospreys scrum-half Webb is on course to make his first Wales appearance since November 2020 in next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland. Webb, who toured New Zealand with the 2017 British and Irish Lions, featured on just five occasions during Wayne Pivac’s 34-Test reign as Wales head coach.

Dwayne Peel Continues To Take The Bulls By The Horns At The Scarlets . . . With Seven Wins In Eight

Dwayne Peel was able to enjoy one of the best victories during his time as head coach at the Scarlets as his side picked up a 37-28 bonus-point win over the Bulls on Friday. Despite having five players away on Wales duty and a number of others ruled out through injury, the Parc y Scarlets faithful saw their side notch a first win over the Bulls in the URC and pick up a fourth try late in the game to take the extra point. It was their fifth win in a row this year in all competitions and moved them ahead of the Dragons in the table.

Sol Bamba Insists Sabri Lamouchi Has The Tactical Know-How To Keep Cardiff City Up

Sol Bamba insists his new boss at Cardiff City, Sabri Lamouchi, commands respect and has the tactical nous to keep the club in the Championship. Bamba has rejoined the club he enjoyed success with as a player as their new assistant and right-hand man to Frenchman Lamouchi. The pair worked together when Lamouchi was manager of the Ivory Coast national team between 2012 and 2014 and Bamba was a player in that squad alongside former Swansea City star Wilfried Bony.

Welsh Players Demand WRU Action On Sexism As Sport Wales Oversee Task Force Plan

The Welsh Rugby Players Association has urged the Welsh Rugby Union to take the "strongest possible action" after allegations of sexism and bullying within the organisation. An open letter was sent to WRU chairman Ieuan Evans from the WRPA following a BBC investigation, which featured former WRU employees alleging incidents including racism and homophobia during their time with the organisation. One contributor claimed she had considered suicide as a result of her experiences.

James Botham Insists Cardiff Are Defying Their Critics As They Step Up URC Play-Off Bid

James Botham insists Cardiff have forced their critics to eat their words, having recovered from heavy defeats earlier in the season. It’s a big claim from the Wales international, given that the team have lost three of their four matches played so far this year. But as Cardiff prepare for the toughest assignment in European rugby – a trip to Dublin to face Leinster on Saturday evening in a game that is live on S4C – Botham believes the capital city region have already proved some sceptics wrong and insists there is more to come.

Dwayne Peel Expects A Tough Evening Against The Bulls . . . As He Looks For Development

Cardiff City Secure The Appointment Of Sabri Lamouchi . . . And Announce The Return Of Fan Favourite Sol Bamba

Wales Winger Sorba Thomas Says Leaving Huddersfield's Struggles For Blackburn Rovers' Promotion Push Was A No-Brainer

Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.

Wales Will Get Fans Off Their Seats Again In This Six Nations, Promises Alex King

New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.

UEFA Announce Changes To Nations League Format . . . As Wales Plot Route Back To League A

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Scarlets Flanker Josh Macleod To Win First Cap For Wales . . . At No.8

By David Williams Josh Macleod will make his Wales debut against Georgia on Saturday - as a No.8 - as one of six changes made by coach Wayne Pivac that includes the return of wing Josh Adams. The Scarlets forward, who is normally a flanker, has been selected at No. 8. with... Read More

Josh Adams Aims To Land Knockout Blows For Cardiff And Wales This Season

Josh Adams wants Cardiff to set a minimum target of the United Rugby Championship play-offs after helping them get away to a flier. Adams was part of the side that beat Munster 20-13 at the weekend in their league opener to give coach Dai Young plenty of encouragement for the... Read More

Wales Can Win This Test Series In South Africa . . . But Just Don't Expect Them To Win Much Respect

They say respect must be earned, not just given It seems the concept has been lost on the South African media, despite Wales claiming a hard-fought 13-12 historic victory in Bloemfontein last Saturday.  That win has set up a much-anticipated series decider in Cape Town this weekend. Who would have... Read More

Josh Adams Backed To Be The Centre Of Attention In Dublin

Wayne Pivac insists if Josh Adams can make the same impact as George North after his move to centre, then Wales will be well served against Ireland on Saturday. Adams will make his first Test match appearance in the centre  in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener after 35 Wales starts... Read More

Louis Rees-Zammit Is 21 Today . . . And He's The Key To Try-Scoring Weaponry For Wales

By Gareth James Louis Rees-Zammit comes of age on Wednesday and will be looking to celebrate his 21st birthday in style at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. The Wales wonder-wing warmed-up for his side’s opening game in the defence of their Six Nations title by scoring a sensational try for his club,... Read More

Dwayne Peel Insists Scarlets Must Gaze In The Mirror As Welsh Teams Lose Nine From Nine

By Paul Jones   Dwayne Peel has admitted there has to be some soul-searching among his Scarlets players after their latest European hammering. The region were thrashed 45-10 by Bordeaux-Begles at the Stade Chaban-Delmas in the third round of the Heineken Champions Cup. It rounded off a bleak weekend for the four Welsh teams... Read More
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