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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 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

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 16

Warren Gatland ‘done’ with British and Irish Lions and will not lead South Africa tour

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

Oct 16

Scott Baldwin: Ospreys player feared he could lose hand after lion bite

Wales hooker Scott Baldwin tells the BBC Rugby Union Weekly podcast he could have lost a hand after being bitten by a lion.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41642789

Oct 16

Scott Baldwin says he could have lost his hand after it was bitten by a lion

Ospreys and Wales hooker Scott Baldwin says he could have lost his hand after being bitten by a lion in South Africa.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41645287

Oct 16

Rhys Webb: Ospreys player says Wales’ selection policy change is ‘a blow’

Scrum-half Rhys Webb is surprised and disappointed he will be ineligible to play for Wales next season because of a new rule.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/41641536