Wales

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…

Gatland gives Wales a licence to thrill

Gatland gives Wales a licence to thrill

Wales coach Warren Gatland has declared his players will be given a licence to thrill against the Barbarians their first World Cup warm-up match at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday…

2011 IRB Junior World Championships on S4C

2011 IRB Junior World Championships on S4C

Live coverage of the 2011 International Rugby Board (IRB) Junior World Championships will be broadcast on S4C. The annual competition is set to be held in Italy in June and…

Pontypridd win SWALEC Cup

Pontypridd win SWALEC Cup

Pontypridd kept alive their hopes of a domestic double with a 35 v 24 victory over Aberavon this evening in the SWALEC Cup Final. In a stunning match, Pontypridd looked…

Gavin Henson sacked

Gavin Henson sacked

Reports from France confirm that Toulon have sacked Gavin Henson with immediate effect, following his brawl in a bar with Toulon players after their win over Toulouse. A WRU spokesperson…