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Welsh will be safe from Aviva Premiership relegation

The Welsh regions have struck a deal guaranteeing three of their four teams immunity from relegation as a condition of joining the English..

December 30, 2013 with 2 Comments

Peter Jackson: Shameful memories for Wales in South Africa

As the top man in the world game, Bernard Lapasset paid due homage to Nelson Mandela on behalf of “the rugby family”. The 66-year-old..

December 20, 2013 with 0 Comments

Northampton fined £60,000 over George North’s release

Northampton Saints have been fine £60,000 for releasing star winger George North outside the IRB international window. Wales faced..

December 18, 2013 with 0 Comments

Warren Gatland signs on with Wales

Warren Gatland will remain as Wales head coach until the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup after signing a new contract with the Welsh..

December 16, 2013 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson: Top dogs in Europe have bark but no bite

When they opened the roof after the Wallabies had done their level best to bring the house down, Wales were left to stare at the vapour..

December 12, 2013 with 0 Comments

Jeremy Guscott: England only third in ‘group of death’

The Autumn Internationals provide an obvious point from which to do a stock-take on where England, Wales and Australia are two years out..

December 11, 2013 with 0 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny decides on French jackpot

Leigh Halfpenny has changed his mind about staying in Wales and decided to go for gold in France.

December 11, 2013 with 2 Comments

Peter Jackson: Luke Charteris’ uncool hands mean try wait goes on

Luke Charteris threw himself back into the day job in France at the weekend, wondering why there is still no international try to his name..

December 6, 2013 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: IRB must take the blame for debacle over George North

In what appears to be a clear case of mistaken identity, Premiership Rugby have decided that  Northampton are the bad guys in the..

December 5, 2013 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson: The joke’s wearing thin for Warren Gatland

This is getting beyond a joke. The more Wales fail to answer needling jibes about their ‘mental barrier’, the more the Australians..

December 4, 2013 with 0 Comments

Now Welsh regions can join the Aviva Premiership says Nigel Wray

Saracens chairman Nigel Wray claims that the embattled Welsh regions want to join the English Premiership as a move towards long-term..

December 4, 2013 with 8 Comments

Peter Jackson: Wales will count cost of vanishing 70,000 fans

For the second time in six days, Wales went about their business in Cardiff on Friday night in front of more than 25,000 empty seats. Since..

November 29, 2013 with 3 Comments

My Life in Rugby: Paul John: Wales Sevens coach

Players talk of regrets about ending their careers too early, but I have not missed it once since I stopped in 2005. Teaching, it was..

November 26, 2013 with 0 Comments

Unconvincing Wales beat Tonga

Despite an average display, Wales claimed their second win of the Autumn with a 17-7 success over Tonga in Cardiff tonight. Blues’ centre..

November 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

Wales v Tonga preview

Hallam Amos will make Wales debut against Tonga on Friday as head coach Warren Gatland makes 11 changes from the team that thumped..

November 21, 2013 with 0 Comments