FOR SOME of the 2013 Lions squad, pulling on a red rugby shirt will be a new experience. This won’t be the case for 15 of the players and three of the coaching staff – all of whom are involved with the Wales squad. To have such a large representation from Wales is a real achievement for Welsh rugby.
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Wales won a third Grand Slam in eight seasons at the Millennium Stadium to equal the achievement of the Seventies greats. Alex Cuthbert, fast becoming a key member of this Wales team, scored the game’s only try, cutting a lovely angle to touch down after Alun Wyn Jones had secured a key turnover. Leigh Halfpenny provided Wales’ other points with his boot,
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By Paul Williams
WALES BEAT Scotland 27-13 in Cardiff on Sunday. They’re now two from two in the Six Nations and heading towards a Triple Crown showdown in Twickenham. Let’s take a look at the plusses and minuses of Wales’ performance – and there will be more Welsh analysis throughout the rest of the championship.
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Posted 469 days ago
WALES welcome back Gethin Jenkins and Dan Lydiate for their RBS 6 Nations fixture against Scotland on Sunday, and have made a total of three changes to their starting XV.
Jenkins, who has successfully recovered from a knee injury, replaces Saracens youngster Rhys Gill at loosehead prop, while Lydiate, returning from an ankle problem, will step into the No 6 jersey.…
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The Welsh Rugby Union seeks to clarify and correct an unfair and damaging allegation which has been placed in the public domain regarding the operational procedures within the senior Wales national squad.
Widespread reporting and debate has been instigated during recent days following inaccurate statements made by the Head Coach of the Newport Gwent Dragons.
The WRU believes it is important to…