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Tokyo 2020: Four Olympic sports and one Paralympic sport lose funding

Four Olympic sports and one Paralympic sport will receive no funding from UK Sport for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

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Wales Rugby: Scrum-half Lewis learns from bodybuilder brother

Wales scrum-half Ffion Lewis is inspired by the bodybuilding triumphs of her brother ‘Flex’ in beating Arnold Schwarzenegger’s record.

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Wales urged to keep momentum going

Robin McBryde has urged Wales to keep vital momentum going in their Under Armour Series clash with Tonga on Saturday.

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Wales gearing up for Dubai

Dubai Sevens, one of the main events in the world’s sporting calendar, is just a fortnight away. Richie Pugh is now the man in charge of bringing through a new generation of Welsh rugby player via the sevens pathway. 

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Wales v Tonga: World Cup places at stake, says McBryde and hints at Davies call-up

Forwards coach Robin McBryde hints World Cup places are at stake against Tonga and hints at Seb Davies call-up for Wales.

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Wales Women: Eight starting changes for Hong Kong Test

Head coach Rowland Phillips makes eight starting changes for Friday’s Autumn International against Hong Kong.

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Phillips makes eight changes for Hong Kong Test

Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips is looking to show off his side’s strength in depth as they face Hong Kong on Friday night.

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Welsh rugby players’ body denies threat of strike action

The body representing Welsh rugby players confirm they are in discussions with the WRU about a new pay deal, but deny reports of strike action.

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New look Wales Women side take on Hong Kong

Wales Women head coach Rowland Phillips has announced a fresh-faced team to play Hong Kong on Friday evening (Cardiff Arms Park, 7pm).

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Gareth Anscombe: Wales fly-half enjoys winding up Twitter trolls

Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe says he has learned not to bite when he receives social media abuse, preferring instead to wind his critics up.

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Commentate the Classics: Part Three

Dan Lydiate, Samson Lee, Ken Owens and Liam Williams sit down to watch Wales v Tonga from autumn 2001 – a game that featured current Wales coaches Rob Howley and Robin McBryde.

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Dan Biggar: Wales fly-half has been changed by fatherhood

Wales fly-half Dan Biggar says fatherhood helped him deal with the pressure of kicking Wales to the historic win over Australia.

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Davies’ delight as Wales make it seven in a row

Jonathan Davies hailed Wales’ fighting spirit and strength in depth after their 9-6 victory over Australia made it two wins from two in the 2018 Under Armour Series.

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Neath a ‘victim’ of professionalism – Thorburn

Neath RFC confirm a “number of players” have left because the club faces a winding-up petition in court at the end of the month.

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WRU TV: Wales Women v Women Boks

Highlights from Wales Women’s victory against the Boks, plus an interview with the try-scorers. Uchafbwyntiau o’r gêm menywod yn erbyn De Affrica, a chyfweliad gyda Sioned Harries a Jaz Joyce.

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Autumn internationals: Pick your Wales XV v Tonga

Warren Gatland says he will make changes for Wales against Tonga, but who would you pick to face the Islanders?

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