Wales

Wales Under-20s head for World Cup

Wales Under-20s head for World Cup

The Wales Under 20 squad left for Italy today with head coach Richard Webster confident his side will meet the challenges of a tough 2011 IRB Junior World Championship campaign.…

Gavin Henson

The Gavin Henson Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor GAVIN HENSON made his long-awaited return to Test rugby against the Barbarians on Saturday afternoon. He’d been out of the international arena for…

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…