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Get to know Welsh workhorse Luke Charteris

One of the great things about rugby is the central role of the unsung hero. You know the guy, he’s in every successful team, smashing into rucks, carrying the ball…

James Hook in training with the rest of the Wales squad in Auckland, New Zealand

James Hook to start at 10 against France

Wales have made one change to the starting line-up which triumphed over Ireland last weekend for the 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final clash with France at Eden Park on Saturday…

Mike Phillips scores a try

Ireland 10 Wales 22 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor in Wellington ALL WEEK people in Wellington have been talking about how tight this quarter-final would be, how it was a 50-50 match,…

Wales 22 Ireland 10 – match report

Wales 22 Ireland 10 – match report

Wales beat Ireland 22-10 in the first quarter-final of Rugby World Cup 2011 at the Wellington Regional Stadium in a match of high intensity and plenty of skill. The Welsh…

Rugby World Cup quarter-final fixtures confirmed

Rugby World Cup quarter-final fixtures confirmed

The  quarter-final fixtures for Rugby World Cup 2011 have been confirmed after the completion of the pool phase on Sunday. All match times are local to New Zealand. Saturday, 8…

Wales 66 Fiji 0 – Match reports and great stats

Wales 66 Fiji 0 – Match reports and great stats

Wales over-powered a mistake-ridden Fiji to win 66-0 in the final Pool D match at Waikato Stadium on Sunday, the Pacific Islanders’ heaviest World Cup defeat. The Welsh, comfortably second…

Lamont, Moody & Byrne on the World Cup – Part 3

Lamont, Moody & Byrne on the World Cup – Part 3

Six World Cups and only one victor from the northern hemisphere – England’s nail-biting defeat of Australia in 2003 bringing ‘Bill’ to Europe for the first, and to date only,…