Leigh Halfpenny

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RBS 6 Nations: Lions Watch – Round 1

THE FIRST weekend of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations was, for lack of a better phrase, a jaw dropper. We segued from the half-for-half excitement at the Millennium Stadium to…

Rhys Priestland

Wales v Australia: Five things we learned

Wales once again lost to the Wallabies when it seemed that they couldn’t. They have now lost their last three games to Australia in the dying minutes – once in…

Nathan Sharpe

Wales 12-14 Australia: The Verdict



This game was the horror movie version of Groundhog Day for Wales, who put in their best performance of a hugely disappointing autumn series only to finish bereft after losing…

Will Genia

Australia 20-19 Wales: The verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor In a nutshell The Wallabies succeeded where Wales failed last week, taking the lead with six minutes to go and controlling the ball…

Mike Harris

Australia 25 Wales 23: The Verdict

Wales were denied a famous victory with the final kick of the game – Australia’s replacement fly-half Mike Harris nailing a late penalty from out wide to give the Wallabies…

Leigh Halfpenny

Halfpenny’s Six Nations highlights

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE 2012 RBS 6 Nations has proved an eventful tournament for Wales’ Leigh Halfpenny. The 23-year-old played a pivotal role in Wales’ two…

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Leigh Halfpenny – Cardiff Blues and Wales

Having bulked up for last year;s Autumn Internationals, the Welsh wing talks to Rugby World to discuss why the sudden gym interest. There’s a new Leigh Halfpenny taking to Europe’s…