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10hESPN 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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2dESPN 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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2dCraig 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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7dESPN 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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32dESPN 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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35dPA 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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35dPA 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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36dSam 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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37dESPN 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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40dPA 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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41dTom 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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41dTom 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.

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42dPA Sport

France reprimanded in HIA row

The French rugby federation has been reprimanded for failing to follow head injury assessment (HIA) protocols during the conclusion to March's RBS 6 Nations win over Wales in Paris.

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42dPA Sport

Wales grind out win over Tonga

Wales ground out a 24-6 victory over Tonga at Eden Park as Alex Cuthbert's effort and a late penalty try gave them a winning start to their two-Test summer tour.

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44dIsaac Robinson

Nine in line for Wales debuts vs. Tonga

Wasps flanker Thomas Young is one of three players making their Wales debuts in Friday's clash with Tonga in Auckland.

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45dESPN Staff

Jackman replaces Jones as Dragons coach

Bernard Jackman has been revealed as the first Dragons coach since the Welsh Rugby Union's [WRU] takeover of the region was confirmed.

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48dPA Sport

Williams excited by youthful Wales squad

Scott Williams has backed Wales' young guns to make a big impression in their summer Tests with Pacific Island duo Tonga and Samoa.

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50dPA Sport

Dollman set to return for start of Premiership

Aviva Premiership champions Exeter are hoping Phil Dollman will be fit by the start of the season after the fullback suffered a knee injury in the final.

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52dTom Hamilton

Chaos and 'x-factor' rugby - Debunking the 'Warrenball' myth

Warren Gatland hates the term 'Warrenball', a term he feels does his attacking philosophy a disservice. Tony Hanks and Rob Howley outline why Gatland is a far more positive coach than his critics give him credit for.

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52dPA Sport

Dollman, Lee out of Wales tour

Exeter fullback Phil Dollman and Scarlets prop Samson Lee have both been ruled out of Wales' Tests against Tonga and Samoa later this month.

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53dTom Hamilton

Warburton: Two weeks to claim Test places

Kneejerk conclusions won't be drawn from the British & Irish Lions' struggles against the Provincial Barbarians, but the tourists need learn quickly and find try-scoring form if they are to knock over the All Blacks, according to captain Sam Warburton.

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57dESPN Staff

World Rugby U20: England off to a flier

England began their defence of the World Rugby U20 Championship by hammering Samoa 74-17 in Georgia.

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60dESPN Staff

Thomas replaces Evans in Wales squad

Interim Wales head coach Robin McBryde has called up Ospreys prop Gareth Thomas for their summer Tests against Samoa and Tonga after Rob Evans withdrew with a broken finger.

2017 RankingsSix Nations

  • WALES4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st England : 16 Tries Scored
    ENG1st
    8
    16
  • WALES4th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st England : 65 Points Difference
    ENG1st
    16
    65