Wales

Wales name 45-man World Cup squad

Wales name 45-man World Cup squad

Warren Gatland and his fellow selectors have named the 45-man preliminary Rugby World Cup training squad from which 30 players will be chosen to mount Wales’ tournament challenge in New…

Mike Phillips offered switch to rugby league

Mike Phillips offered switch to rugby league

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips who is clubless after leaving the Ospreys has been offered a rugby lifeline by Gareth Thomas’ rugby league side, The Crusaders. With the salary cap in…

Barbarians team to face Wales

Barbarians team to face Wales

Italy and Stade Français back-rower Sergio Parisse will lead the Barbarians for a second successive week when they take on Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday. Winger Paul Sackey,…

Gavin Henson picked again for Wales

Gavin Henson picked again for Wales

Stephen Jones will reach the milestone of 100 caps for his country when he takes to the field at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday for the DHL Challenge clash with…

Dwayne Peel and Mark Jones

Tom Shanklin’s Career Highlights

TOM SHANKLIN’S rugby-playing days were brought to an end in April when he was forced to retire because of a knee injury. The centre’s club career took in London Welsh,…

Gruff Rees embarks on Italian sojourn

Gruff Rees embarks on Italian sojourn

Wales Under 18 head coach and WRU Performance Skills Coach (Ospreys region) Gruff Rees has agreed to join Italian Super Club Aironi Rugby on a one-year secondment from the Welsh…

Balshaw backs Williams to shine v Wales

Balshaw backs Williams to shine v Wales

Martyn Williams will line-up against his home country for the first time in his illustrious career when he takes to the field for the Barbarians at the Millennium Stadium on…

Rebel without a cause – a blog on Danny Cipriani

Rebel without a cause – a blog on Danny Cipriani

After only six months, it looks like Danny Cipriani’s Australian odyssey could already be over, writes Rugby World reader Dan Grose. Following the latest in a string of “discipline breaches”…

Bridgend Ravens secure return to Principality Premiership

Bridgend Ravens secure return to Principality Premiership

Bridgend booked their place back in the Principality Premiership with a stunning second half display in the Principality Premiership promotion / relegation play-off final against Glamorgan Wanderers, winning 38-19. It…