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8dMartyn Thomas

European review: Player of the week, flop & more

Rugby union displayed its best side in Bilbao over the weekend, as a 61-point thriller of a Challenge Cup final was followed by a tense, nerve-shredding Champions Cup showpiece.

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12dESPN Staff

Gatland: North a Welsh midfield option

Wales wing George North could become a centre option for his country during the countdown to next year's Rugby World Cup.

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13dESPN Staff

Wales rest Lions stars for summer tour

Ellis Jenkins and Cory Hill will co-captain an experimental Wales squad on their summer tour of the United States and Argentina.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

The PRO14 playoffs are now confirmed and with the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14 facing a dramatic finish next weekend, there is still much to play for with playoff places up for grabs and team eager to book a place in next season's Champions Cup.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.

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48dESPN Staff

Pivac holds informal talks with WRU

Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac has revealed he held informal talks about taking the Wales job in 2019 as he ruled out re-signing George North this summer.

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50dESPN Staff

Warburton: Ability not enough to make it

British & Irish Lions and Wales star Sam Warburton has provided insight into the single-minded sacrifice that it takes to reach the top level in rugby.

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57dESPN Staff

Welsh legend Adam Jones to retire

Adam Jones has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of the season and will take up a coaching role at his current club Harlequins.

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59dESPN Staff

Stockdale named player of Six Nations

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has been named Six Nations Player of the Championship, beating teammates Keith Earls, Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton in the process.

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62dHuw Richards

2018 Six Nations in numbers

Perhaps more than any of the previous championship campaigns this was the year of the Irish. But if that, rightly, was the headline story, there are others to be found as we look at the 2018 Six Nations By The Number.

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62dESPN Staff

North disciplined for skipping Saints training

George North has been "disciplined internally" by Northampton after he accepted responsibility for missing a training session ahead of his club's game against Sale earlier this month.

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63dESPN Staff

Six Nations: Team-by-team review

What do the events of the past six weeks tell us about the state of each nation, and what do they need to do on the road to Japan and the 2019 Rugby World Cup?

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63dPA Sport

Knee injury ends Webb's season

Ospreys scrum-half Rhys Webb has played his last game for the club after being ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.

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Tipuric, Amos named in Wales Sevens squad

Six Nations duo Justin Tipuric and Hallam Amos have been named in the Wales Sevens squad for the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

2018 RankingsSix Nations

  • WALES3rd
    TRIES SCORED 1st Ireland : 20 Tries Scored
    IRE1st
    13
    20
  • WALES2nd
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Ireland : 78 Points Difference
    IRE1st
    36
    78