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# Wales

Last month
November 2023
Wales face play-off after controversial draw with Turkey, Germany's woes continue
The Dragons will play Finland, Iceland or Ukraine at home in the semi-finals of the play-offs in March.
Bodies of four missing teenagers found inside crashed car in Wales
A massive hunt was launched for Jevon Hirst, Harvey Owen, Wilf Henderson and Hugo Morris after they failed to return home from an overnight trip.
This year
Wales shock Croatia to reawaken Euro qualification hopes
The Dragons beat the 2022 World Cup semi-finalists for the first time in eight games.
Wales say Dan Biggar is fit for quarter-final against Argentina
The out-half was injured during Wales’ win against Australia.
Louis Rees-Zammit claims hat-trick of tries as Wales comfortably top pool
Warren Gatland’s side beat Georgia 43-19 in Nantes.
Wales rest Jac Morgan for final pool game against Georgia
Warren Gatland makes six changes from the side that beat the Wallabies.
Wales coach Gatland rings changes for Portugal
The Pool C match takes place in Nice.
Ramsey reaches 100-goal mark as Wales keep Euro 2024 hopes alive
Wales defeat Latvia 2-0 in Group 2 tonight.
Heartbreak for Fiji as Wales edge nerve-shredding World Cup thriller in Bordeaux
The Welsh emerged 32-26 winners in the Pool C clash.
Brexit a driver in rise of English and Welsh people holding Irish passports, UK figures suggest
Figures show a five-fold increase in people born in England and Wales holding both British and Irish passports.
Northern Ireland tops A-Level results table but questions raised over different UK standards
Many students in Northern Ireland and Wales were given advance information about topics to expect in exams this summer, but English pupils were not given the same support.
Alex Cuthbert and Johnny Williams handed Wales starts against South Africa
Flanker Jac Morgan will captain Wales for the second time in three games.
Billy Vunipola recalled as England bring back their big guns for Wales clash
Owen Farrell captains a side also featuring Jamie George, Maro Itoje, Courtney Lawes, Elliot Daly and Henry Arundell.
Warren Gatland makes 15 changes to Wales team for England clash
Experienced Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate makes a first Test start since last autumn, while there are also a few debutants.
Wales' qualification hopes suffer another blow after defeat to Turkey
Wales were reduced to 10 players for the second successive game as they suffered a 2-0 loss.
Cory Hill withdraws from Wales World Cup squad to pursue club offer
The former Cardiff and Dragons lock last played for Wales in 2021.
Wales prop released from training squad for missing performance targets
Rhys Carre has become the fourth player to depart Warren Gatland’s 54-man group, announced last month.
Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb announces retirement from Test rugby
The Ospreys man won 40 caps for his country.
CCTV shows police vehicle following bike ahead of fatal crash in Cardiff that sparked riot
Kyrees Sullivan, 16, and Harvey Evans, 15, were killed in the Ely area of Cardiff yesterday while riding an electric bike.
Wales duo Wyn Jones and Tipuric announce international retirements
The players’ decisions come less than four months before Wales’ World Cup opener against Fiji in Bordeaux.
Wales international explains move to Exeter that forces him to miss the World Cup
The 20-year-old will play his rugby at Exeter next season.
Wales omit Joe Hawkins from World Cup training squad
The five-times capped centre won’t play at the World Cup as a result of his move to Exeter.
UK national park Brecon Beacons changes name to Welsh, but Sunak says he'll stick with English
The park switched to using its original Welsh name Bannau Brycheiniog National Park earlier this month.
Wales’ Joe Hawkins faces uncertain international future following Exeter switch
The Ospreys centre has made a major impact for his country.
Wales keep up strong start in qualifying with win over Latvia
Kieffer Moore’s header means Rob Page’s side have taken four points from their opening two games.
Wales debutant scores last-gasp equaliser to snatch draw in Croatia
Elsewhere, Spain won 3-0 against a Norway side missing the injured Erling Haaland.
'You feel you have let people down' - Ireland have a lot to learn after heavy Wales defeat
Greg McWilliams said his squad would work tirelessly to show an improvement against France next week.
Host of 'Radio Aryan' podcast claims his podcast isn't racist
Allchurch, who has been described as a National Socialist by the prosecution, admitted in police interviews to being a supporter of Adolf Hitler.
Penaud double helps France beat Wales in Six Nations
A 41-28 win for the home side in Paris.
Welsh regions finally cleared to offer new contracts to players
Prolonged and bitter wrangling led frustrated Wales internationals to threaten a players’ strike during the Six Nations.
Atonio makes instant return to French team, Wales make six changes
Fabien Galthie and Warren Gatland have named their respective sides for Saturday’s meeting in Paris.
Wales full-back Liam Williams out of France clash with shoulder injury
Williams was hurt during Wales’ victory over Italy in Rome.
One dead and three hospitalised after suspected gas explosion in south Wales
South Wales Police said an investigation will now get under way to establish the cause of the incident.
Wales pick up first Six Nations win in wooden-spoon battle with wasteful Italy
Wales ran out 29-17 winners at the Stadio Olimpico.
Three people found dead in car crash after group went missing during night out in Cardiff
All five had last been seen in Cardiff in the early hours of Saturday.
Residents report houses shaking as small earthquake felt in South Wales
The epicentre of the earthquake was over 200 kilometres from Wexford and 30 kilometres from Wales’ capital Cardiff.
Wales drop Biggar and North, Watson back in England's starting line-up
Alun Wyn Jones, Justin Tipuric and Taulupe Faletau return alongside Louis Rees-Zammit and Leigh Halfpenny.
Wales' Six Nations clash with England in doubt as players consider strike action
There is a huge sense of uncertainty for Welsh players and their families amid a contract freeze.
Try-saving tackles and rib-ticklers with Ireland centre Garry Ringrose
The 28-year-old had some big moments in defence against Wales last weekend.
'I'll be settling in Galway post-rugby... it's a beautiful place'
Finlay Bealham is moving to the next level with Ireland and enjoying life off the pitch.