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#Wales

# wales - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Streaming newcomer Viaplay strike deal to broadcast Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland internationals
# New Face
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# New Face

Streaming newcomer Viaplay strike deal to broadcast Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland internationals

Apr 27th 2022, 4:32 PM 3,020 Views 1 Comment

The platform is launching in the UK later this year, and did not comment on whether they are interested in buying rights to Republic of Ireland matches.

# wales - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Scotland surrender two-goal lead against Austria, Wales draw with Czech Republic
# Soccer
From The42
# Soccer

Scotland surrender two-goal lead against Austria, Wales draw with Czech Republic

Mar 29th 2022, 10:22 PM 4,577 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere tonight, Northern Ireland lost to Hungary.

# wales - Monday 28 March, 2022

McWilliams' Ireland won't dwell on Wales defeat as focus switches to France's 'power and pace'
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

McWilliams' Ireland won't dwell on Wales defeat as focus switches to France's 'power and pace'

Mar 28th 2022, 7:00 PM 2,576 Views 1 Comment

‘We’re going to be better and hopefully we can keep improving,’ the head coach said.

# wales - Saturday 26 March, 2022

'We want to make sure that no other Irish player experiences that' as new chapter begins
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'We want to make sure that no other Irish player experiences that' as new chapter begins

Mar 26th 2022, 7:30 AM 3,805 Views 0 Comments

There’s change aplenty as Greg McWilliams’ side face Wales in today’s Six Nations opener.

# wales - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Bale stands and delivers for Wales with World Cup place now in their sights
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

Bale stands and delivers for Wales with World Cup place now in their sights

Mar 24th 2022, 10:03 PM 6,386 Views 2 Comments

Real Madrid star hits stunning double either side of half-time to down Austria in play-off semi-final.

Ireland head coach McWilliams backs Parsons to 'do some damage' from the bench
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Ireland head coach McWilliams backs Parsons to 'do some damage' from the bench

Mar 24th 2022, 2:52 PM 4,024 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old superstar is held in reserve for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Wales.

# wales - Monday 21 March, 2022

Alun Wyn Jones expects Wayne Pivac’s next Wales squad to be World Cup focused From The42

Alun Wyn Jones expects Wayne Pivac’s next Wales squad to be World Cup focused

Mar 21st 2022, 11:31 AM 5,207 Views 2 Comments

Defeat to Italy has brought Wales’ World Cup selection plans into focus.

# wales - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Dan Biggar set for landmark 100th Wales appearance as Alun Wyn Jones returns
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Dan Biggar set for landmark 100th Wales appearance as Alun Wyn Jones returns

Mar 15th 2022, 4:12 PM 3,707 Views 2 Comments

Fly-half will become the seventh Welshman to reach a century for their country.

# wales - Friday 11 March, 2022

France close in on Grand Slam after battling to victory over Wales in Cardiff
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

France close in on Grand Slam after battling to victory over Wales in Cardiff

Mar 11th 2022, 10:09 PM 13,346 Views 12 Comments

Victory over England in Paris next week will see France crowned kings of Europe.

# wales - Monday 7 March, 2022

Wales say prop Tomas Francis available to face France after head injury
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Wales say prop Tomas Francis available to face France after head injury

Mar 7th 2022, 6:26 PM 3,023 Views 2 Comments

Prop passed a head injury assessment during Wales’ clash against England.

# wales - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Eddie Jones' England cling on against Wales to stay in the Six Nations hunt
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Eddie Jones' England cling on against Wales to stay in the Six Nations hunt

Feb 26th 2022, 6:46 PM 12,669 Views 11 Comments

The Welsh made a game of it in the second half but England just about held on.

# wales - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Wales set to leave Louis Rees-Zammit out for England clash at Twickenham
# Brave Call
From The42
# Brave Call

Wales set to leave Louis Rees-Zammit out for England clash at Twickenham

Feb 23rd 2022, 10:27 AM 10,181 Views 8 Comments

Fit-again Josh Adams is expected to replace the Gloucester wing.

# wales - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Wales edge out Scots in dramatic finish to kill Tartan Army's grand slam hopes
# Biggar And Better
From The42
# Biggar And Better

Wales edge out Scots in dramatic finish to kill Tartan Army's grand slam hopes

Feb 12th 2022, 4:25 PM 7,200 Views 8 Comments

Dan Biggar got the winning score with a drop goal.

# wales - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

How Ireland cleverly turned Wales' box-kick plan against them
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

How Ireland cleverly turned Wales' box-kick plan against them

Feb 8th 2022, 7:39 PM 17,224 Views 6 Comments

Tadhg Beirne’s smart intervention helped to produce the turnover that led to Garry Ringrose’s try.

'I didn’t realise until I started puking. You convince yourself you're feeling fine'
# Brace
From The42
# Brace

'I didn’t realise until I started puking. You convince yourself you're feeling fine'

Feb 8th 2022, 6:15 PM 48,443 Views 14 Comments

Conway notched his 15th Test try against Wales as his aerial skills impressed again.

# wales - Monday 7 February, 2022

'It shows he's a baller. He likes to rove and make things happen'
# Dream Debut
From The42
# Dream Debut

'It shows he's a baller. He likes to rove and make things happen'

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 8:03 PM 26,792 Views 10 Comments

Mack Hansen’s performance against Wales drew praise on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Henshaw and Henderson in the mix as Farrell considers changes for Paris
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Henshaw and Henderson in the mix as Farrell considers changes for Paris

Feb 7th 2022, 6:00 AM 12,881 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland boss says his squad will miss Keith Earls, who suffered a hamstring injury last week.

# wales - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Sexton wants more as Ireland face into 'one of the biggest tests in world rugby'
# Next Job
From The42
# Next Job

Sexton wants more as Ireland face into 'one of the biggest tests in world rugby'

Feb 5th 2022, 6:26 PM 9,681 Views 4 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men travel to Paris to take on France next Saturday.

Hansen stars as impressive Ireland power to bonus-point win over Wales
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Hansen stars as impressive Ireland power to bonus-point win over Wales

Feb 5th 2022, 4:11 PM 44,962 Views 68 Comments

Andrew Conway scored twice as Ireland dominated the Welsh in Dublin.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations Championship From The42
Live Feb 5th 2022, 1:20 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations Championship

Prime chance for Ireland against Wales as Farrell plays Hansen wild card
# Momentum
From The42
# Momentum

Prime chance for Ireland against Wales as Farrell plays Hansen wild card

Feb 5th 2022, 7:30 AM 5,295 Views 0 Comments

The Welsh will try to make it a battle but Andy Farrell’s team should have the quality to win at home.

'I got as much out of myself for what talent I had, so I'm happy enough'
# The Bull
From The42
# The Bull

'I got as much out of myself for what talent I had, so I'm happy enough'

Feb 5th 2022, 7:00 AM 27,374 Views 9 Comments

John Hayes is happy with life on the farm and coaching in Bruff RFC these days.

# wales - Friday 4 February, 2022

'People forget that for the last 10 years, we've been the most successful team'
# Underdogs
From The42
# Underdogs

'People forget that for the last 10 years, we've been the most successful team'

Feb 4th 2022, 4:46 PM 9,813 Views 3 Comments

Wales have been written off this week ahead of their clash with Ireland.

# wales - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Earls set for scan on hamstring but Henshaw and Henderson make progress
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Earls set for scan on hamstring but Henshaw and Henderson make progress

Feb 3rd 2022, 5:15 PM 15,467 Views 5 Comments

The Munster wing was injured in training at Ireland camp yesterday.

Wales 'excited' to see Adams in midfield battle against Aki and Ringrose
# Convert
From The42
# Convert

Wales 'excited' to see Adams in midfield battle against Aki and Ringrose

Feb 3rd 2022, 4:17 PM 7,394 Views 6 Comments

The Cardiff man is usually on the wing but moves to 13 for the visit to Dublin.

Connacht's Hansen starts for Ireland as Ulster man Hume included on bench
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Connacht's Hansen starts for Ireland as Ulster man Hume included on bench

Feb 3rd 2022, 1:08 PM 41,423 Views 103 Comments

Robbie Henshaw misses out on the matchday 23 for the Wales clash on Saturday.

Wales opt for Josh Adams in the centre and hand Six Nations debut to Taine Basham From The42

Wales opt for Josh Adams in the centre and hand Six Nations debut to Taine Basham

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:51 AM 8,469 Views 8 Comments

The Welsh are missing nine key players including Alun Wyn Jones, Ken Owens and George North.

# wales - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Ireland set to name settled team with Hansen in the mix for possible debut
# Opener
From The42
# Opener

Ireland set to name settled team with Hansen in the mix for possible debut

Feb 2nd 2022, 9:34 PM 16,009 Views 20 Comments

Andy Farrell will tomorrow confirm big calls in the midfield and back three.

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''
# Captain
From The42
# Captain

'You’re picking up the phone thinking, 'Is it going to be good or bad news?''

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 8:40 AM 21,327 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton is reveling in leading Ireland as they aim for Six Nations success.

# wales - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Why are Ireland such strong favourites against Wales on Saturday?
# Opener
From The42
# Opener

Why are Ireland such strong favourites against Wales on Saturday?

Feb 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 13,612 Views 16 Comments

The Welsh are missing experienced figures and their regions have been in poor form.

# wales - Monday 31 January, 2022

Dan Biggar talks up Johnny Sexton ahead of Wales’ Six Nations game with Ireland
# Facing Off
From The42
# Facing Off

Dan Biggar talks up Johnny Sexton ahead of Wales’ Six Nations game with Ireland

Jan 31st 2022, 6:55 PM 7,815 Views 5 Comments

The pair were British and Irish Lions colleagues in New Zealand in 2017.

# wales - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Robert Page to lead Wales play-off campaign after Ryan Giggs court case delayed
# World Cup
From The42
# World Cup

Robert Page to lead Wales play-off campaign after Ryan Giggs court case delayed

Jan 18th 2022, 3:06 PM 5,178 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star has been on leave from his role since November 2020.

# wales - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

All sporting events in Wales to move behind closed doors
# Silent Nights
From The42
# Silent Nights

All sporting events in Wales to move behind closed doors

Dec 21st 2021, 10:35 AM 3,046 Views 1 Comment

Economy Minister Vaughan Gething announced the new measures for indoor and outdoor sporting events in a bid to slow the spread of the Omicron variant.

# wales - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Wales sneak it at the death with injury-time penalty to see off valiant Australia
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Wales sneak it at the death with injury-time penalty to see off valiant Australia

Nov 20th 2021, 7:40 PM 8,558 Views 3 Comments

Rhys Priestland nailed a last minute penalty to win it but referee Mike Adamson awarded a controversial try to Nick Tompkins.

# wales - Friday 19 November, 2021

Gove confident progress can be made on NI Protocol without triggering Article 16
# British-Irish Council
# British-Irish Council

Gove confident progress can be made on NI Protocol without triggering Article 16

Nov 19th 2021, 1:02 PM 8,349 Views 4 Comments

The British-Irish Council meeting is taking place in Cardiff today.

# wales - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Wales earn home World Cup play-off with battling draw against Belgium
# Dragon Roar
From The42
# Dragon Roar

Wales earn home World Cup play-off with battling draw against Belgium

Nov 16th 2021, 10:09 PM 4,791 Views 1 Comment

Kieffer Moore’s eighth goal for Wales secured second spot in their qualifying group.

# wales - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?
# Red Light
# Red Light

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 2:47 PM 29,656 Views 62 Comments
  • Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country's climate targets.
  • Transport experts say focusing investment on public transport instead of roads would be a positive if done right in Ireland, Lauren Boland reports.
  • But in rural areas, there are concerns that a stop to road-building could cut isolated communities off even further.

# wales - Saturday 6 November, 2021

World champion Springboks edge a thriller with Wales in the rain in Cardiff
# Battle
From The42
# Battle

World champion Springboks edge a thriller with Wales in the rain in Cardiff

Nov 6th 2021, 7:35 PM 9,954 Views 4 Comments

Malcolm Marx scored the winning try from a maul late on.

# wales - Friday 5 November, 2021

Jonathan Davies says patience is key for Wales in battle with South Africa
# Boks Office
From The42
# Boks Office

Jonathan Davies says patience is key for Wales in battle with South Africa

Nov 5th 2021, 4:32 PM 2,642 Views 4 Comments

Wales face a tough Autumn Nations Series encounter in Cardiff.

# wales - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Wales star Jenkins returns for clash with world champions after three-year battle
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Wales star Jenkins returns for clash with world champions after three-year battle

Nov 4th 2021, 12:48 PM 7,409 Views 1 Comment

The Cardiff flanker suffered a serious knee injury during Wales’ 2018 autumn victory over the Springboks and was sidelined for 26 months.

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