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Wales Rugby News

Oct 18

Scotland’s Greig Laidlaw joins growing autumn internationals injury list

• Scotland captain faces three months out with broken fibula• Ireland confirm three-Test tour to Australia next yearGreig Laidlaw is the latest high-profile player from the home nations to be ruled out of the autumn internationals through injury after …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/oct/18/scotland-greig-laidlaw-autumn-internationals-injury

Oct 18

Wayne Pivac: Scarlets boss welcomes new Wales player selection rules

Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac backs the revamped Test selection policy for players based outside Wales as a “step in the right direction”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41668430

Oct 18

Scott Baldwin: Hooker fit for Ospreys after lion bite

Ospreys hooker Scott Baldwin has been cleared to play for the first time since having his hand bitten by a lion and could feature against Saracens.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41664408

Oct 18

Rob Evans: Scarlets boss Pivac fears for Wales prop’s head injury

Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac fears prop Rob Evans could be out for a period that would include Wales’ 2017 autumn Tests.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41667204

Oct 18

It’s tough on Rhys Webb but strict rules are needed to save future of Test rugby | Paul Rees

Wales have to keep making a stand in an attempt to galvanise the regional game which, the Scarlets aside, remains in a depressed stateRhys Webb wants to have his Welsh cake and eat it. The Ospreys and Lions scrum-half signed for Toulon earlier this mon…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/oct/18/rhys-webb-wales-rugby-strict-rules-needed-save-future-tests-the-breakdown

Oct 18

Welsh Rugby and Under Armour launch new home jersey

The new Wales kit for the next two seasons of international rugby was revealed for the first time today by global sports performance and innovation brand Under Armour.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/39634.php

Oct 18

New Welsh jersey launched

The new Wales kit for the next two seasons will be revealed for the first time today. Inspired by the Welsh national anthem ‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’, Under Armour’s new design is intrinsically linked to the Welsh landscape, using the topography of unique …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/39629.php

Oct 17

Mark McCall rules out a Test job and is keen to extend stay with Saracens

• Club’s director of rugby also distances himself from 2021 Lions position• Toulon claim Rhys Webb has already signed for them for next yearMark McCall has in effect ruled himself out of contention to take over as England or Ireland head coach in 2019 …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/oct/17/mark-mccall-test-saracens-2021-lions-toulon

Oct 17

Blues youngsters Rhun Williams and Corey Domachowski sign new deals

Full-back Rhun Williams, 20, and loose-head prop Corey Domachowski, 21, sign Cardiff Blues contract extensions.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41655289

Oct 17

Warren Gatland: The criticism & hurt that led to bitter end to Lions involvement

As Warren Gatland’s involvement with the Lions comes to a bitter end after a tour he “hated”, Chris Jones asks how did it come to this?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41656217

Oct 17

Barrett doubt to face improving Wallabies

It is round three in the annual Bledisloe Cup battle between Australia and New Zealand in Brisbane this weekend with All Blacks coach Steve Hansen warning his team of the rapidly improving Wallabies.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/39633.php

Oct 17

Gower College seek first win

Whitchurch HS will be hoping they don’t suffer any more injuries when they host Gower College at the Glamorgan Wanderers ground on Tuesday, 17 October in the S4C Live Facebook match in the Welsh Schools & Colleges League.

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Oct 17

Phillips names youthful Wales women training squad

Wales women head coach Rowland Phillips has focussed on the future after naming his training squad for the 2017/18 season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.sixnationsrugby.com/en/news/wales/31889.php

Oct 17

Rhys Webb: Wales scrum-half has binding Toulon deal, says owner Mourad Boudjellal

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal says Rhys Webb has signed a contract and would face a financial penalty if he tried to get out of it to save his Wales career.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41650746

Oct 17

Wales Women name 2017/18 training squad

Wales Women have announced their training squad for the 2017/18 season. 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/39631.php

Oct 16

Gatland ‘done’ with Lions after abuse in New Zealand

Wales boss Warren Gatland says he “won’t subject himself” to taking charge of the British and Irish Lions in 2021.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41645590