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Kieron Fonotia risks Samoa World Cup dream to ‘hit ground running’ at Scarlets

New Scarlets centre Kieron Fonotia hopes his decision not to play for Samoa this summer will not cost him his World Cup dream.

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Allen: ‘Every game is a cup final in San Fran’

Cory Allen says Wales must hit the ground running when they begin their Rugby World Cup Sevens campaign against Zimbabwe in San Francisco this Friday (22:00 BST). 

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Wales name strong Sevens squad for World Cup

Wales name a strong squad for this the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco between July 20-22.

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Wales name RWC Sevens squad

Wales have named their squad for this weekend’s Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco (20th-22nd July).

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Dragons freshen up coaching team

The Dragons have shaken up their back-room team by promoting Barry Maddocks to backs and attack coach.

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Pivac will keep Wales consistent: Davies

The Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies believes Wayne Pivac is the “best man” to replace Warren Gatland as the national sides head coach and that Wales have greater squad depth than in 2016.

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Liam Williams: Lions star hopes for World Cup success with Wales

Liam Williams says he hopes to prove his fitness and play his part in a World Cup triumph for Wales in 2019.

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Pontypool RFC call supporters meeting to announce long-term stadium plans

Pontypool RFC have called a supporters meeting to make an announcement about its future at Pontypool Park.

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Dragons appoint Barry Maddocks as new backs coach

Dragons promote Barry Maddocks to be their new backs and attack coach following the departure of Shaun Connor.

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Chairman’s honour

Gareth Davies has received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of South Wales (USW).

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Gambler Williams bids to maintain Wales chances

Although he admits to a touch of trepidation, Scott Williams hopes that his move to Ospreys will keep his Wales career in rude health.

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Attend a ‘rugby summit’ near you

Community coaches, referees and rugby administrators around Wales have been invited to one of five regional community ‘summits’ taking place next month.

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Cardiff Blues recruitment ‘doors closed’ – John Mulvihill

Cardiff Blues boss John Mulvihill says after making four international signings their recruitment for the 2018-19 season is over.

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Williams reveals move motivation

Wales centre Scott Williams resisted the temptation of a move abroad to fight for a midfield spot at next year’s Rugby World Cup.

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Pivac honoured to follow in Gatland’s footsteps

The spectre of Warren Gatland’s imposing record may hover menacing over the incoming Wayne Pivac, but the Scarlets head coach is embracing the challenge that awaits him when he takes over the Welsh coaching reins.

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The day Welsh rugby ruled the sevens world

As far as global Welsh sporting successes are concerned, the mighty achievement of the Wales team in winning the Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2009 has to rank as one of the most unheralded.

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