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#Wales

# wales - Monday 19 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 19th 2020, 2:24 PM 23,453 Views 21 Comments

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
# State Of Play
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# State Of Play

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

Oct 14th 2020, 10:23 PM 6,989 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Oct 14th 2020, 9:42 PM 39,816 Views 57 Comments

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

# wales - Sunday 11 October, 2020

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

Kenny and FAI to review flight plans ahead of Helsinki trip

Oct 11th 2020, 9:00 PM 34,123 Views 25 Comments

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.

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

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

Oct 11th 2020, 4:56 PM 8,382 Views 8 Comments

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

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Wales hold Ireland to another goalless draw

Oct 11th 2020, 4:04 PM 40,310 Views 93 Comments

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
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

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

Oct 11th 2020, 1:07 PM 66,731 Views 37 Comments

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
# Chaotic Preparation
From The42
# Chaotic Preparation

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

Oct 11th 2020, 1:00 PM 13,651 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,196 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

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

Oct 10th 2020, 3:26 PM 8,185 Views 4 Comments

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
# Point To Prove
From The42
# Point To Prove

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

Oct 9th 2020, 11:54 AM 7,272 Views 0 Comments

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

# wales - Thursday 8 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 8th 2020, 10:11 PM 11,464 Views 1 Comment

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

# wales - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 30th 2020, 4:30 PM 5,645 Views 0 Comments

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
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Sep 17th 2020, 7:31 PM 40,628 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:34 PM 12,166 Views 11 Comments

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
# No Social Distancing
# No Social Distancing

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

Aug 30th 2020, 4:35 PM 38,284 Views 21 Comments

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

# wales - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 25th 2020, 1:50 PM 4,349 Views 2 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:34 PM 26,614 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

May 31st 2020, 10:04 AM 11,442 Views 9 Comments

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
# Ons
# Ons

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

May 19th 2020, 7:14 PM 25,211 Views 49 Comments

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
# Gwent
# Gwent

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

May 5th 2020, 6:48 PM 47,183 Views 27 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Apr 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 22,442 Views 36 Comments

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
# Zoom

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

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:45 AM 28,616 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Criminal Offence
# Criminal Offence

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

Apr 11th 2020, 11:44 AM 34,360 Views 20 Comments

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

# wales - Thursday 9 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 9th 2020, 8:16 AM 2,576 Views 1 Comment

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
# Wales
# Wales

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

Mar 28th 2020, 7:25 AM 76,297 Views 45 Comments

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
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:54 PM 109,833 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 2:08 PM 62,300 Views 86 Comments

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

# wales - Thursday 12 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 12th 2020, 3:20 PM 7,746 Views 7 Comments

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
# Cardiff Encounter
From The42
# Cardiff Encounter

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

Mar 12th 2020, 12:15 PM 5,111 Views 8 Comments

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

# wales - Saturday 7 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 7th 2020, 8:01 PM 5,894 Views 2 Comments

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

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

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations

Mar 7th 2020, 3:45 PM 50,716 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Former Wales international Matthew J Watkins has died aged 41

Mar 7th 2020, 1:31 PM 17,683 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 6th 2020, 8:45 AM 8,585 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 5th 2020, 11:06 AM 6,676 Views 3 Comments

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

# wales - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:13 PM 3,069 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 3rd 2020, 3:31 PM 6,704 Views 1 Comment

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

# wales - Friday 28 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 28th 2020, 10:25 AM 6,391 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 26th 2020, 1:14 PM 9,121 Views 9 Comments

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

# wales - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

‘A win over England isn't going to define our championship’
# Hurting
From The42
# Hurting

‘A win over England isn't going to define our championship’

Feb 25th 2020, 1:31 PM 3,068 Views 0 Comments

Wales back-rower Taulupe Faletau maintains his country has loftier ambitions than to simply get one over the old enemy.