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#Wales

# wales - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Bath snap up Wales star Rhys Webb and plan to spend again this summer
# Smart Move
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# Smart Move

Bath snap up Wales star Rhys Webb and plan to spend again this summer

Feb 25th 2020, 10:52 AM 5,454 Views 3 Comments

Six-time Premiership winners building a squad in bid to become top dogs in England again.

# wales - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France
# Cardiff Clash
From The42
# Cardiff Clash

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France

Feb 20th 2020, 12:42 PM 5,751 Views 6 Comments

Ross Moriarty and Gareth Davies come into the starting XV for Wayne Pivac’s side.

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK
# Flooding
# Flooding

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK

Feb 20th 2020, 8:04 AM 15,394 Views 20 Comments

There are six severe warnings indicating lives are in danger in communities near the Welsh border.

Ireland dismiss 'strange' Welsh complaints over Furlong's scrummaging
# Legal
From The42
# Legal

Ireland dismiss 'strange' Welsh complaints over Furlong's scrummaging

Feb 20th 2020, 1:00 AM 7,910 Views 5 Comments

The tighthead prop’s set-piece work was questioned by Wales forwards coach Jonathan Humphreys.

# wales - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'

Feb 18th 2020, 3:23 PM 18,859 Views 14 Comments

The Welsh coaching staff are irked at the refereeing of the set-piece, and have shone a spotlight on the Irish prop.

Three concussions in five months but Biggar is cleared to play
# Headstart
From The42
# Headstart

Three concussions in five months but Biggar is cleared to play

Feb 18th 2020, 9:16 AM 7,239 Views 29 Comments

Welsh problems at No10 look set to end after Dan Biggar given thumbs up by his club coach to play against France this weekend.

# wales - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations
# Dublin Hangover
From The42
# Dublin Hangover

Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations

Feb 16th 2020, 12:21 PM 7,736 Views 7 Comments

The 2019 champions suffered a 24-14 defeat at Lansdowne Road last weekend.

# wales - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage
# Rising Star
From The42
# Rising Star

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Feb 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,379 Views 3 Comments

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# wales - Monday 10 February, 2020

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Feb 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,514 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

# wales - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations

Feb 9th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,124 Views 5 Comments

A brilliant result for Adam Griggs’ side, who go top of the table.

'High performance breeds high performance,' as Griggs' Ireland aim to follow suit and go two from two
# Sunday Best
From The42
# Sunday Best

'High performance breeds high performance,' as Griggs' Ireland aim to follow suit and go two from two

Feb 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,398 Views 2 Comments

Donnybrook’s Energia Park hosts the clash with familiar foes Wales this afternoon.

# wales - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'This is not the top, we keep going': Deegan ready to work for more after first cap
# Deegan's Delight
From The42
# Deegan's Delight

'This is not the top, we keep going': Deegan ready to work for more after first cap

Feb 8th 2020, 8:54 PM 8,997 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster back row earned his international debut as a late replacement.

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales
# Starter
From The42
# Starter

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales

Feb 8th 2020, 6:31 PM 12,476 Views 17 Comments

The 28-year-old impressed as he won his 20th Test cap.

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales
# In Charge
From The42
# In Charge

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales

Feb 8th 2020, 4:13 PM 49,058 Views 140 Comments

The Irish attack looked fluid, while they improved up front on a good day for the new head coach.

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

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations

Feb 8th 2020, 1:05 PM 71,117 Views 70 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as both Andy Farrell and Wayne Pivac enter their second match as head coach.

Clark Kent with their club, Superman with their country – the personality change in Welsh rugby
# Wales
From The42
# Wales

Clark Kent with their club, Superman with their country – the personality change in Welsh rugby

Feb 8th 2020, 9:30 AM 5,420 Views 3 Comments

Welsh clubs are frequently embarrassed by the four Irish provinces but at international level, it’s a different story.

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin
# Showtime
From The42
# Showtime

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin

Feb 8th 2020, 8:00 AM 14,114 Views 32 Comments

Conditions could be testing at the Aviva Stadium today.

# wales - Friday 7 February, 2020

Barnstorming Stewart pushes Ireland to bonus point-win over Wales
# 10 Out Of 10
From The42
# 10 Out Of 10

Barnstorming Stewart pushes Ireland to bonus point-win over Wales

Feb 7th 2020, 9:17 PM 31,365 Views 18 Comments

Openside Mark Hernan scored early and late in the first-half to keep Ireland well clear of the Welsh threat.

'We feel we're ready for Storm Ciara and Wales' - Ireland expect to improve
# Wet And Windy
From The42
# Wet And Windy

'We feel we're ready for Storm Ciara and Wales' - Ireland expect to improve

Feb 7th 2020, 1:54 PM 8,324 Views 21 Comments

Andy Farrell’s pack will be looking to rebound at scrum time against the Welsh.

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales
# Friday Night Rugby
From The42
# Friday Night Rugby

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales

Feb 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 5,931 Views 1 Comment

After scoring six tries on opening night, Ireland are keen to deliver a sustained threat through the 80 minutes.

# wales - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
# Clean Up
From The42
# Clean Up

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown

Feb 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 22,834 Views 11 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.

Cardiff wash-out still stings for Sexton
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Cardiff wash-out still stings for Sexton

Feb 6th 2020, 4:06 PM 4,173 Views 0 Comments

‘Anytime you lose for Ireland, it never leaves you.’.

Welsh hope Nick Tompkins can pass test after Saracens centre gets the nod to face Ireland
# Nick Tompkins
From The42
# Nick Tompkins

Welsh hope Nick Tompkins can pass test after Saracens centre gets the nod to face Ireland

Feb 6th 2020, 12:33 PM 8,203 Views 5 Comments

Wales coach Wayne Pivac makes just one change to his starting line-up with Tompkins coming in at outside centre and George North moving to the wing.

Wales aiming to 'come out of the blocks firing' against Ireland, warns new defence coach
# IRewal
From The42
# IRewal

Wales aiming to 'come out of the blocks firing' against Ireland, warns new defence coach

Feb 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 6,460 Views 12 Comments

‘First and foremost we’ve got to stop the likes of Robbie Henshaw,’ says Byron Hayward.

# wales - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more
# Fronting Up
From The42
# Fronting Up

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more

Feb 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 9,932 Views 7 Comments

The Irish maul struggled to get going against Scotland last weekend.

Minimal changes for Ireland, Deegan to debut, and Murray still the man at 9
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Minimal changes for Ireland, Deegan to debut, and Murray still the man at 9

Feb 4th 2020, 5:34 PM 25,576 Views 79 Comments

Keith Earls comes back into the matchday 23.

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'
# Fresh Face
From The42
# Fresh Face

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'

Feb 4th 2020, 4:02 PM 8,387 Views 21 Comments

Max Deegan is set for his Ireland debut against Wales on Saturday.

Deegan set for Ireland debut off bench as O'Mahony and Henshaw start
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Deegan set for Ireland debut off bench as O'Mahony and Henshaw start

Feb 4th 2020, 1:52 PM 30,907 Views 109 Comments

Garry Ringrose and Caelan Doris miss out on the clash against Wales due to injury.

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh

Feb 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 4,757 Views 0 Comments

Ireland U20 assistant coach Kieran Campbell is bracing his squad for a Welsh backlash.

# wales - Monday 3 February, 2020

Henshaw and O'Mahony set to return to Ireland XV for visit of Wales
# Possible XV
From The42
# Possible XV

Henshaw and O'Mahony set to return to Ireland XV for visit of Wales

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:13 PM 39,751 Views 105 Comments

Garry Ringrose has been ruled out while Caelan Doris is a doubt too.

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner
# Big Dev
From The42
# Big Dev

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:00 AM 8,411 Views 10 Comments

33-year-old Devin Toner was warmly received by Ireland fans on his return.

# wales - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Pivac off to the perfect start as Wales hammer Italy in Cardiff
# One-sided
From The42
# One-sided

Pivac off to the perfect start as Wales hammer Italy in Cardiff

Feb 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 6,376 Views 3 Comments

Josh Adams scored a hat-trick in a facile 42-0 win.

# wales - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis
# Centre Stage
From The42
# Centre Stage

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis

Jan 30th 2020, 12:40 PM 9,565 Views 10 Comments

There is also a recall for Taulupe Faletau and a debut for Johnny McNicholl ahead of opening game against Italy.

# wales - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Pivac names five uncapped players in Wales' Six Nations squad
# New Blood
From The42
# New Blood

Pivac names five uncapped players in Wales' Six Nations squad

Jan 15th 2020, 12:05 PM 7,783 Views 7 Comments

Huge shock as new Wales coach fills out squad with English-based players.

# wales - Friday 3 January, 2020

Wales scrum-half Webb eligible for Six Nations selection following return to Ospreys
# In The Mix
From The42
# In The Mix

Wales scrum-half Webb eligible for Six Nations selection following return to Ospreys

Jan 3rd 2020, 1:52 PM 4,536 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old has been granted a ‘six-month dispensation.’

# wales - Monday 30 December, 2019

Big boost for Wales as Rhys Webb announces Toulon departure
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Big boost for Wales as Rhys Webb announces Toulon departure

Dec 30th 2019, 4:44 PM 12,630 Views 4 Comments

The 31-cap scrum-half also played two Tests for the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand in 2017.

# wales - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Scarlets confirm return of Liam Williams from Saracens
# Back Home
From The42
# Back Home

Scarlets confirm return of Liam Williams from Saracens

Dec 26th 2019, 12:45 PM 9,214 Views 2 Comments

The Wales and Lions full-back is returning home after a trophy-laden spell in London.

# wales - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Poll: Would you back a law that makes it a crime for politicians to lie?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you back a law that makes it a crime for politicians to lie?

Dec 12th 2019, 8:37 AM 30,387 Views 85 Comments

A bill from a Welsh political party would make it an offence for elected politicians to lie.

# wales - Monday 2 December, 2019

Body of Irish man missing for 36 years found in Welsh grave through DNA
# Conor Whooley
# Conor Whooley

Body of Irish man missing for 36 years found in Welsh grave through DNA

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:13 AM 27,084 Views 8 Comments

Conor Whooley went missing from Dublin in 1983.

# wales - Friday 29 November, 2019

Wales re-name entrance at Principality Stadium in honour of ex-coach Gatland
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Wales re-name entrance at Principality Stadium in honour of ex-coach Gatland

Nov 29th 2019, 5:41 PM 9,473 Views 9 Comments

The main entrance into the ground will be called ‘Gatland’s Gate.’