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3dESPN Staff

Record financial results for WRU

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has announced its financial results for the year, which include record turnover of £74.9 million

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10dJohn Taylor

How much longer will Sam Warburton go on?

Nobody works harder at making sure he is in peak condition, yet Sam Warburton's almost literally falling apart before he is 30 after at least 20 serious injuries.

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11dPA Sport

Warburton setback 'a major blow for all'

Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson has described Wales star Sam Warburton's latest injury setback as "a major blow for all concerned".

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11dPA Sport

Sam Warburton to undergo neck surgery

British & Irish Lions and Wales captain Sam Warburton will miss the remainder of the year to undergo surgery on a long-standing neck injury, his club Cardiff Blues have announced.

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19dESPN Staff

Bath's Clark turned down Wales call up

Bath centre Max Clark has revealed he turned down an approach from Wales over the summer in order to leave the door open to an England call up.

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25dESPN Staff

Halfpenny admits shock at Toulon exit

Leigh Halfpenny has admitted he was shocked to learn he would be released by Toulon while preparing for this summer's British & Irish Lions tour.

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39dESPN Staff

Blues call in Edwards to bolster defence

Shaun Edwards will attempt to shore up the Cardiff Blues defence after joining the region on a consultancy basis.

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44dESPN Staff

Hook set for second Ospreys debut

Former Wales international James Hook will make his first Ospreys appearance in six years when the Welsh region faces Leicester Tigers on Friday night.

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53dESPN Staff

WRU Confirm Halfpenny talks ongoing

Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies has confirmed that "talks are ongoing" to bring Leigh Halfpenny back to play in Wales.

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58dESPN Staff

Warburton donates Lions kit to charity

Lions captain Sam Warburton has donated kit from this summer's Lions tour and kit from his club Cardiff Blues to charity.

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60dESPN Staff

Phillips wants Halfpenny to return to Wales

Former Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips wants compatriot Leigh Halfpenny to return to welsh regional rugby after his exit this summer from Toulon.

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60dCraig Dowd

Law changes should provide speedier, simpler rugby - Dowd

World Rugby should be applauded for its looming law changes with the amendments set to simplify and speed up the game, which is a huge positive for referees and fans alike -- Craig Dowd writes.

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65dESPN staff

Law amendments set to shake up breakdown contest

The ability of openside 'fetchers' to dominate the breakdown could be a thing of the past, after World Rugby rubberstamped three new amendments as part of an overhaul to the game's laws set to commence next month.

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90dESPN Staff

WRU agrees 'multi-million pound' Isuzu deal

Wales will have a new sponsor for their November Tests after the Welsh Rugby Union signed a "multi-million pound" agreement with car manufacturer Isuzu.

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92dPA Sport

Wales players overcome illness in Samoa win

Wales head coach Robin McBryde was full of praise for his players after they overcame a brutal sickness bug to seal a 19-17 victory over Samoa.

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93dPA Sport

Evans brace saves Wales in Samoa

A late try from Scarlets winger Steffan Evans snatched a dramatic 19-17 win for Wales over Samoa in Apia.

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94dSam Bruce

Hansen shows his hand with shock Ioane promotion

Warren Gatland may have taken out the award for multiple selection day shocks, but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen pulled his own swiftie with the shock promotion of Rieko Ioane.

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95dESPN Staff

Thornton to debut for Wales vs. Samoa

Wales interim coach Robin McBryde has made seven changes to the side that beat Tonga for Friday's Test against Samoa at Apia Park.

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98dPA Sport

Cuthbert ruled out of Wales' trip to Samoa

Wales winger Alex Cuthbert has been ruled out of Friday's Test against Samoa with a shoulder injury, further depleting interim coach Robin McBryde's resources.

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99dTom Hamilton

Injury forces Ross Moriarty out of Lions tour

The British & Irish Lions have lost another player through injury with Ross Moriarty returning home after failing to recover from a back strain.

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99dTom Hamilton

Lions draft in six players for midweek side

The British & Irish Lions have confirmed Wales quartet Kristian Dacey, Cory Hill, Tomas Francis and Gareth Davies will link up with the squad with two further players from Scotland to follow.

2015 RankingsRugby World Cup

  • WALES9th
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 25 Tries Scored
    NZ1st
    11
    25
  • WALES8th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 125 Points Difference
    NZ1st
    49
    125