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Wales Rugby News

Jul 25

Leigh Halfpenny: Mike Phillips wants Wales full-back to return to Welsh region

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips wants Leigh Halfpenny to return to a Welsh region after three seasons with Toulon.

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Jul 25

Wales Sevens set for Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games Wales have confirmed that the Wales netball team and men’s rugby 7s will be competing at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/39184.php

Jul 25

DRAW: National Cup holders RGC hit the road

Reigning champions RGC 1404 will have to launch the defence of their WRU National Cup title on the road when they head to Eugene Cross Park to meet Ebbw Vale on Saturday, 6 January.

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Jul 25

DRAW: Penallta begin National Plate defence at Risca

Penallta will kick off the defence of their WRU National Plate title with a home tie against Risca in the opening round of the 2017/18 tournament on the weekend of 7 October.

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Jul 25

DRAW: National Bowl left wide open

The race to the Principality Stadium for the final of the WRU National Bowl will begin on 16 September when 176 clubs start out on the journey in Round 1.

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Jul 25

Commonwealth Games 2018: Wales confirm netball and men’s rugby 7s for Gold Coast

Team Wales confirm that the netball and men’s rugby 7s teams will compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/40716626

Jul 24

Obituary: Ammanford genius Cyril Davies passes on

Cyril Davies, one of the most gifted players of his generation who enjoyed five wins and a draw in his seven caps for Wales, has died at the age of 80.

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Jul 23

Referee Owens reveals ongoing bulimia battle

Nigel Owens, who refereed the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, says his struggle is far from over.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-40675344

Jul 22

Martyn Williams: Conferences for expanded Pro12 will be ‘confusing’

Former Wales flanker Martyn Williams says it would be a mistake to split an expanded Pro12 into two conferences.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40688802

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/39177.php

Jul 21

Women’s Rugby World Cup: Wales’ Carys Phillips unfazed by ‘group of death’

Captain Carys Phillips says Wales are unfazed by being drawn with second and third seeds New Zealand and Canada in the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40685080

Jul 21

2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup: Carys Phillips to captain Wales

Wales will be captained by hooker Carys Phillips at the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40682691

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wru.co.uk/eng/news/39176.php

Jul 21

Gavin Henson: Mike Ruddock says new signing can be Dragons leader

Wales’ 2005 Grand Slam-winning coach Mike Ruddock backs Gavin Henson be a success after joining Dragons.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40652544

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 20

Under-20s boss Strange hails Wales’ production line

Jason Strange believes the number of former Wales Under-20s to graduate to senior honours last month demonstrates that business is booming for his country’s production line.

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