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# wales - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones to equal McCaw's appearance record Legend

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones to equal McCaw's appearance record

The 35-year-old will win his 148th cap on Saturday when Wales take on France.

# wales - Monday 19 October, 2020

Wales to begin two-week 'firebreak' lockdown to limit spread of Covid-19

The “sharp and deep” lockdown will begin at 6pm on 23 October.

# wales - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Wales win in Bulgaria to reclaim top spot in Ireland's Nations League group

The defeat for the Bulgarians is a boost to Stephen Kenny’s side’s hopes of avoiding relegation.

From The42 'It's hard to believe we didn't score' - Ireland didn't deserve Finland defeat, says Kenny Reaction

'It's hard to believe we didn't score' - Ireland didn't deserve Finland defeat, says Kenny

The Irish manager stood by Darren Randolph and cursed his side’s luck as they were beaten again.

# wales - Sunday 11 October, 2020

From The42 Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip Reaction

Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip

The Irish boss lost five players over a single Covid positive test last night, with four players identified as close contacts because of seating on the plane.

From The42 'It's the same old story, in that we haven't finished our chances' - Duffy Stalemate

'It's the same old story, in that we haven't finished our chances' - Duffy

The Ireland captain says their depleted Ireland squad had to dig deep to earn a 0-0 draw against Wales at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw Honours Even

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw

An understrength Irish side, weakened by Covid-19, showed more signs of encouragement but again failed to score.

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Wales, Nations League

Stephen Kenny’s side were held to a draw after what was a difficult week.

Molumby starts as Kenny forced to make significant changes for Wales clash

Jack Byrne is among just five outfield players on the bench.

From The42 Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales Preview

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales

With the Euros dream dead, Ireland need to start getting results to improve their seeding for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers draw.

# wales - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Ryan Giggs: 'Ireland were the better team against Slovakia and got no luck'

Welsh manager hails Stephen Kenny’s new look Irish side but plans to give Aaron Ramsey a rare international start in tomorrow’s game in Dublin.

# wales - Friday 9 October, 2020

Ben Davies fires out warning shot to Ireland ahead of Sunday's derby

Wales are seeking to bounce back after losing 3-0 to England at Wembley last night.

# wales - Thursday 8 October, 2020

From The42 Calvert-Lewin continues fine goalscoring form to help England beat Wales Prolific

Calvert-Lewin continues fine goalscoring form to help England beat Wales

There were also maiden international goals at Wembley for Conor Coady and Danny Ings.

# wales - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

From The42 Bale left out of Wales squad for Ireland Nations League clash and England friendly Excluded

Bale left out of Wales squad for Ireland Nations League clash and England friendly

The now-Tottenham star also misses a game against Bulgaria.

# wales - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'Significant' cluster in Wales linked to coach trip that included passengers who were awaiting test results

The group were on a trip to Doncaster Races but did not have tickets and did not enter the site, instead visiting a number of pubs.

# wales - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

From The42 'They make things very difficult' - Bale slams Real Madrid, says he is open to Premier League return Wantaway

'They make things very difficult' - Bale slams Real Madrid, says he is open to Premier League return

The Wales skipper says he is still motivated to play football but Madrid won’t let him leave.

# wales - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Wales police investigating 'rave' with over 3,000 people who travelled from across the UK

It is one of a number of illegally held events across the UK during the bank holiday weekend.

# wales - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

From The42 Neco Williams and Ben Cabango given debut Wales calls and Hal Robson-Kanu back Tidy

Neco Williams and Ben Cabango given debut Wales calls and Hal Robson-Kanu back

Liverpool full-back Williams, 19, also qualifies for England but will line out for Ireland’s Nations League group rivals.

# wales - Friday 3 July, 2020

'Utterly shambolic': Wales and Scotland hit out at UK government's shifting position on air bridges

Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford accused the UK government of making an announcement and then trying to “work out” what they meant.

# wales - Sunday 31 May, 2020

From The42 Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems Banned

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems

The 49-year-old was sent home from the 2019 World Cup and handed a nine-month suspension from sport.

# wales - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

UK's official coronavirus death toll now at least 41,000 as criticism of care home handling ramps up

Health Secretary Matt Hancock earlier told parliament he was encouraged that care home deaths were falling.

# wales - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Man killed and two others injured after being attacked by water buffalo in Wales

A 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 19-year-old man was critically injured.

# wales - Saturday 25 April, 2020

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19

It is the 5th country in the world to pass the 20,000 mark.

# wales - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'What the f***?': Wales’s health minister heard swearing at colleague during virtual sitting Zoom This post contains videos

'What the f***?': Wales’s health minister heard swearing at colleague during virtual sitting

Vaughan Gething later apologised and said he was “obviously embarrassed”.

# wales - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Four men jailed in England and Wales over the past year following introduction of 'upskirting law'

Data shows the vast majority of the offences took place in supermarkets and shops

# wales - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 Welsh rugby players agree to salary reductions for the next three months Coronavirus

Welsh rugby players agree to salary reductions for the next three months

Any player earning £25,000 or less per year will not be subject to a pay cut, it has been confirmed.

# wales - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Citizens in the UK flout restricted movement measures to travel to tourist hotspot in Wales

They face a fine of £30 or arrest if they continue to disobey the guidelines.

# wales - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# wales - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind Breaking

Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind

Earlier, the WRU had said the game would go ahead but sense has finally prevailed.

# wales - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased' Not In Line

RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased'

The England head coach had criticised the referee after their win over Wales.

Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead

The Six Nations fixture is due to take place in Cardiff on Saturday.

# wales - Saturday 7 March, 2020

From The42 Massive blow for Wales as Joe Allen is ruled out of Euros Bad Break

Massive blow for Wales as Joe Allen is ruled out of Euros

Stylish playmaker ruptured his Achilles today and won’t play in this summer’s finals.

From The42 As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations Liveblog

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations

Ireland’s game is off, but the Six Nations rumbled on and we went minute-by-minute.

From The42 Former Wales international Matthew J Watkins has died aged 41 R.I.P.

Former Wales international Matthew J Watkins has died aged 41

The Welsh team will wear black armbands against England today as a mark of respect for the centre, who won 18 caps for his national team.

# wales - Friday 6 March, 2020

From The42 ‘We owe them one – last year’s defeat still irks me’ Grudge Match

‘We owe them one – last year’s defeat still irks me’

As Eddie Jones plots revenge against Wales tomorrow, Wayne Pivac refuses to do a Gatland and play mind games with his Aussie rival.

# wales - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 Wilson and Watson for England XV as Wales bring back Liam Williams Game On

Wilson and Watson for England XV as Wales bring back Liam Williams

The pair have missed out on international duty since featuring the World Cup final.

# wales - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From The42 Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash Boost

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash

The experienced duo are expected to be fit for a daunting trip to Twickenham.

From The42 England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery Ruled Out

England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery

The prop recently flew back to England from Tonga, via Hong Kong.

# wales - Friday 28 February, 2020

From The42 Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend Risk

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend

Wales winger is ‘in a good place’ as he, Liam Williams and Josh Navidi get set for battle against England tomorrow week.

# wales - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

From The42 Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle Contest

Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle

Professional performance analyst Eoin Toolan examines the contests in the air in this Six Nations.

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