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  1. Phillips confident Wales will impress — July 21, 2017
  2. Wales announce Women’s Rugby World Cup squad — July 21, 2017
  3. Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 29 — July 20, 2017
  4. Welsh heroes inspire next generation — July 19, 2017
  5. WRU undertakes new approach to grassroots coaching — July 19, 2017

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Jul 21

Phillips confident Wales will impress

Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips believes his squad has all the ingredients to mount a serious assault on the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup.

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Jul 21

Wales announce Women’s Rugby World Cup squad

Wales have named an exciting mix of experience and youth for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in Dublin on Wednesday 9th August.

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Jul 20

Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 29

A new women’s rugby region in North Wales in this week’s Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Wales back rower Rachel Taylor, more about beach rugby with the Urdd, while Gavin Henson and Zane Kirchner talk about life with the Dragons a…

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Jul 19

Welsh heroes inspire next generation

Ysgol y Berwyn School club hub officer Euros Jones uses a unique Welsh-centric programme to encourage youngsters to the game with Sam Warburton, Leigh Halfpenny and George North just some of the heroes that the likes of eight-year-old Moli aspire to be.

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Jul 19

WRU undertakes new approach to grassroots coaching

Welsh Rugby has adapted the landscape of community coach development in Wales to meet the changing needs of grassroots coaches and players.

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Jul 18

Wales pathway on the right track

As the dust settled on another Junior World Championship where Wales finished seventh in Georgia, Wales U20 head coach Jason Strange could have been excused for casting his mind nearly 10,000 miles away.

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Jul 18

Beach rugby helps attract new youngsters

A series of beach rugby festivals in North Wales has completed a successful URDD WRU summer season with 11,042 primary and secondary school pupils participating.

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Jul 18

A week in the life of… Ben Whitehouse

Wales referee Ben Whitehouse travelled to Ontario to officiate the first of two legs between Canada and USA as the arch rivals sought to get the upper hand in their race to reach the World Cup in Japan.

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Jul 17

Ace Henson out to prove himself a smash hit

If Venus Williams can reach another Wimbledon singles final at the age of 37, why can’t Gavin Henson finally make it to the Rugby World Cup at the same age in Japan in 2019?

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Jul 15

Women’s Sevens set for Youth Games

Team Wales will field a women’s sevens team at next week’s Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas, and their coach says it’s indicative of the emerging talent across the nation.

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Jul 14

Wales seek experienced edge for Exeter

Wales have named a strong squad for the final leg of Rugby Europe’s Sevens Grand Prix Series in Sandy Park this weekend.

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Jul 14

Jones set to re-shape Blues’ pathway system

Clive Jones, one of the most successful coaches at under 18 level in Wales in recent years, has been named as the new director of development at the Cardiff Blues.

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Jul 14

Winners all round in WRU-Urdd partnership

The new, enhanced partnership between the Urdd and WRU has already reaped clear benefits with participation numbers up by more than 50%.

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Jul 13

Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 28

We review the thrilling Lions series in New Zealand in this week’s Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Warren Gatland, Sam Warburton, Ken Owens and Jonathan Davies, as well as the verdict from tour manager John Spencer. Dragons season…

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Jul 13

Register now for Women’s Regional Rugby

Players with international ambitions are being encouraged to register for their Regional Youth or Senior Women’s teams ahead of the 2017/18 season.

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Jul 13

Lawson hails ‘exceptional’ summer tour

Alex Lawson, Ospreys’ new Head of Strength & Conditioning, has hailed the ‘exceptional’ experience of Wales’ recent summer tour. 

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