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Scrum V: Pontypridd’s Dafydd Lockyer sparking for RGC clash

Pontypridd legend Dafydd Lockyer shows why he’s the spark behind the Sardis Road side as they prepare to take on RGC 1404 in the Welsh Premiership.

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Wales Women to play autumn internationals at Cardiff Arms Park

Wales Women will play three international fixtures at Cardiff Arms Park in November.

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Martyn Phillips: Wales have ‘no regrets’ World Cup plan

Wales Rugby Union chairman Martyn Phillips says Warren Gatland’s side are working on an hour-by-hour ‘no regrets’ plan for the World Cup.

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Record investment in Welsh rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union Group turned over £97.0m last year, up from £74.9m the prior year and representing a 30% increase in revenue – allowing it to re-invest a record £42.8m across the game in Wales.

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Samoan rugby player pleads guilty to assaulting Wales players

Tom Williams suffered broken facial bones, while two other Wales Sevens stars were also injured.

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Martyn Phillips: WRU chief executive says hosting extra Test matches is vital

Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips says staging extra internationals is crucial to the governing body’s financial future.

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WRU announces record £97m turnover in annual report

The Welsh Rugby Union announces a record turnover of £97m in its annual report.

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Ball banishes injury nightmare

Scarlets and Wales lock Jake Ball is relishing the battle for a World Cup place after overcoming his injury nightmares.

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2019 RWC tickets go on general sale

Tickets for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan are back on sale after the global window opened today for general public ticket applications.

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BOWL NEWS: Former champions get home draw in Round 2

Former champions Clwb Rygbi Cymry Caerdydd will be home in round two of the WRU National Bowl on 6 October when they host Sully View.

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Bernard Jackman: Dragons boss ‘not really concerned’ over his own future

Dragons head coach Bernard Jackman insists he is not worried about his own future with the region.

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Welsh rugby player suffers serious spinal injury

Mathew Parry is recovering from emergency surgery after being injured playing for Pwllheli RFC

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Ospreys players changes ‘not ideal’, says coach Matt Sherratt

Ospreys backs coach Matt Sherratt says having to make 12 changes to the starting XV that lost heavily at Munster was “not ideal”.

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Scarlets worry over flanker James Davies, but hopeful for fly-half Rhys Patchell

Scarlets will be without injured flanker James Davies at Connacht on Saturday, but fly-half Rhys Patchell could return.

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Scarlets re-Joyce after hard fought win

The Scarlets got off to a winning start in this season’s Women’s Regional Championship against RGC thanks to two tries from Wales flyer Jasmine Joyce and the deadly boot of Lleucu George.

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Cymoedd set to launch title defence at Arms Park

The Welsh Schools & Colleges League kicked off with a thriller on Friday night when Llandovery College pipped Whitchurch HS and reigning champions Coleg y Cymoedd start the defence of their title tonight (7.30pm live on S4C Facebook).

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