Wales

Justin Tipuric had a fine game at openside showcasing his skills

Wales v Italy: The Verdict

Italy tackled themselves to a standstill in a scrappy game in which Wales struggled to find their rhythm but still had more than enough class not to be ruffled by…

Sergio Parisse

Wales v Italy: The Preview

On paper, and in virtually every alehouse in the principality, Wales are nailed-on favourites to overcome an Italian side seemingly bereft of confidence, belief and conviction. This is despite the…

Leigh Halfpenny

Halfpenny’s Six Nations highlights

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE 2012 RBS 6 Nations has proved an eventful tournament for Wales’ Leigh Halfpenny. The 23-year-old played a pivotal role in Wales’ two…

Gethin Jenkins takes over captains duty from sam Warburton

Tipuric in for Warburton and Jenkins named captain

Gethin Jenkins will lead Wales in their 2012 RBS 6 Nations Championship match against Italy at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday with squad captain Sam Warburton ruled out of contention…

Jones back in 2003 - Australia

Journey through rugby – Adam Jones

Adam Jones made his Wales debut in 2003 and has gone on to play in three World Cups and win 75 caps for his country. He also impressed when playing…

Surfing

Ten things you didn’t know about Andries Pretorius

CARDIFF BLUES’ South Africa-born back-rower Andries Pretorius qualifies for Wales on residency this summer, but here are a few facts about him you probably don’t know… 1. He’s currently reading…

Halfpenny and Warburton

Five things we learnt about Wales – Round Three

By Paul Williams WALES beat England 19-12 to clinch the Triple Crown on Saturday – the first time Wales have ever completed their sweep of the home nations at Twickenham.…

David Strettle will be desperate for some attacking ball

England v Wales: The Preview

Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor The big one. At least for those fans either side of Offa’s Dyke. 2012 is a very rare vintage in the recent history of these…

Farrell to start at No 10 for England

Farrell to start at No 10 for England

Stuart Lancaster has made four changes in personnel and one positional switch to the England team to face Wales at Twickenham on Saturday. Lee Dickson, Ben Morgan, and Geoff Parling…

Treviso set for Scarlets

Treviso set for Scarlets

After losing against two Irish teams, Benetton Treviso continue their Celtic adventure in Wales for Round 16 of the RaboDirect PRO12. Treviso have been hit hard by injury and six…