Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas bids to outlaw homophobic chanting

Ex-Wales rugby star Gareth Thomas backs a bill to ban anti-gay verbal abuse at football matches.

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International ref Nigel Owens on Christmas bulimia struggles

The 47-year-old rugby referee tells BBC Radio Cymru about his struggles with bulimia.

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Mighty Quins ready to make impact in Championship

The rise and rise of Maesteg Quins this century has seen them reach the dizzy heights of the WRU National Championship and they will kick-off their campaign at Cardiff Met on 1 September.

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‘Rugby saved me from life of crime’

Newport’s Wesley Cunliffe has credited rugby and the people involved in the sport for quite literally turning his life around.?

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Mulvihill excited by Blues challenge and talent

New Cardiff Blues head coach John Mulvihill was unveiled at the Arms Park this week and immediately set about the task of building on the Welsh capital region’s stunning success last season in winning the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

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Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 25

Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast 25 – Wales summer tour wrap up, Wales U20 and new Blues coach John Mulvihill

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Sam Warburton: New Cardiff Blues coach aims to help Wales flanker improve

New Cardiff Blues coach John Mulvihill says he aims to make Wales and Lions flanker Sam Warburton an even better player when he returns to rugby.

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Big name players on way to Cardiff Blues – coach John Mulvihill

New coach John Mulvihill says Cardiff Blues will only recruit a few more players before the start of the 2018-19 season but says they will ‘have a big impact’.

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Apprentices building rugby legacy

WRU and Chwaraeon yr Urdd apprentices are running a community rugby programme in Grangetown, Splott and Ely as a legacy from the Urdd WRU 7s held in Cardiff in March. The first series of weekly sessions – in Grangetown – have been received enthusiasti…

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Welsh regions’ European opponents revealed

The Scarlets will face French giants Racing 92 in the pool stages of next season’s Heineken Champions Cup.

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