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#Wales

# wales - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The42 'We haven't been catastrophic' - Schmidt must identify bug that has hit Ireland Out Of Form

'We haven't been catastrophic' - Schmidt must identify bug that has hit Ireland

Wales were far superior in Cardiff as they secured their Grand Slam against Ireland.

# wales - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best Leader

'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best

The 36-year-old made his final appearance in the Six Nations in Cardiff.

From The42 'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray Halfbacks

'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray

The Ireland boss only replaced his starting halfbacks in the closing 10 minutes in Cardiff.

From The42 Wales do the Slam as Schmidt's shambolic Ireland end Six Nations on dire note Well Beaten

Wales do the Slam as Schmidt's shambolic Ireland end Six Nations on dire note

Warren Gatland’s side were superb as they claimed a third Grand Slam under the Kiwi head coach.

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

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland went to rain on a Welsh Grand Slam parade.

From The42 Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff Battle

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff

A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.

# wales - Friday 15 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings Respects

Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings

Wales also passed on their respects to everyone affected by the events in New Zealand.

From The42 'You’d have to ask the Irish guys what their mentality is' - Roof stays open in Cardiff Roofgate

'You’d have to ask the Irish guys what their mentality is' - Roof stays open in Cardiff

Ireland made a request for the roof not to be closed despite the poor forecast.

From The42 'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us' Turnover Threat

'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us'

Peter O’Mahony and Tadhg Beirne will bring their destructive Munster link to the green jersey tomorrow.

# wales - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Wales motivated to seize Grand Slam chance - Gatland Chasing Glory

Wales motivated to seize Grand Slam chance - Gatland

The Dragons can complete a Six Nations whitewash this weekend and head coach Gatland is pleased with his players’ attitude.

From The42 Henderson set for 'few weeks' sidelined as Schmidt signals intent in Cardiff Grand Finale

Henderson set for 'few weeks' sidelined as Schmidt signals intent in Cardiff

The Kiwi hopes the fine margins and crucial decision go his team’s way in his last Six nations match.

From The42 Beirne's big chance, O'Brien's recall and Kearney's calm at 15 Talking Points

Beirne's big chance, O'Brien's recall and Kearney's calm at 15

Joe Schmidt has handed the Munster man an opportunity to show his class for Ireland in Cardiff.

From The42 Beirne and O'Brien in harness as Ireland bid to halt Welsh title bid Slambusters

Beirne and O'Brien in harness as Ireland bid to halt Welsh title bid

Joe Schmidt has also recalled Andrew Porter, Kieran Marmion and Quinn Roux to his squad for his final Six Nations match.

From The42 Wales 'look a bit tired' and Ireland 'peaking at the right time' - Eddie Jones Mind Games

Wales 'look a bit tired' and Ireland 'peaking at the right time' - Eddie Jones

The England boss is hoping Joe Schmidt’s side win in Cardiff on Saturday.

From The42 Major boost for Wales with Williams fit for Grand Slam shot against Ireland Cardiff Clash

Major boost for Wales with Williams fit for Grand Slam shot against Ireland

Warren Gatland has named an unchanged matchday 23 for the clash in Cardiff.

From The42 Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans Impact

Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans

The 25-year-old is hoping for a fourth appearance in the championship against Wales.

# wales - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From The42 Byrne returns at out-half for Ireland U20 side bidding for Grand Slam glory Flash Harry

Byrne returns at out-half for Ireland U20 side bidding for Grand Slam glory

Noel McNamara has named his side for Friday night’s showdown with Wales in Colwyn Bay.

From The42 Warburton hails 'brilliant' Gatland for transforming Welsh rugby Legacy

Warburton hails 'brilliant' Gatland for transforming Welsh rugby

Gatland has won three Six Nations titles, two Grand Slams and reached the semi-finals of the 2011 World Cup.

From The42 Beirne set to start against Wales as O'Brien makes return for Ireland Big Calls

Beirne set to start against Wales as O'Brien makes return for Ireland

The Munster second row could make his Six Nations debut in Cardiff on Saturday.

From The42 Big call for Schmidt to make at openside with Leavy offering 'X-factor' 7

Big call for Schmidt to make at openside with Leavy offering 'X-factor'

Sean O’Brien’s experience is tempting after Josh van der Flier was ruled out.

# wales - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

From The42 'It would be nice to tick it off' - Schmidt's Ireland out to end pain in Cardiff Next Job

'It would be nice to tick it off' - Schmidt's Ireland out to end pain in Cardiff

The Ireland boss has yet to beat the Welsh in a Six Nations game at Principality Stadium.

# wales - Monday 11 March, 2019

From The42 Grand Slam-chasing Wales' 'jealousy' adds extra motive against Ireland Cardiff Chaos

Grand Slam-chasing Wales' 'jealousy' adds extra motive against Ireland

Wales boss Warren Gatland says his players are keen to settle a few scores against Ireland.

From The42 Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff XV

Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff

Dan Leavy or Sean O’Brien could come into the mix after an injury to Josh van der Flier.

# wales - Saturday 9 March, 2019

From The42 Fortune on Wales' side as Gatland's men march on towards 'dream' 6 Nations

Fortune on Wales' side as Gatland's men march on towards 'dream'

Next Saturday in Cardiff should be tasty.

# wales - Thursday 7 March, 2019

From The42 Russell returns and Laidlaw left out as Scots bid to scupper Welsh Grand Slam Perfect 10

Russell returns and Laidlaw left out as Scots bid to scupper Welsh Grand Slam

Racing 92 out-half Finn Russell is back after missing the defeat to France with a head injury.

# wales - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From The42 'No doubt' Welsh players distracted by merger talk, says Gatland Shadow

'No doubt' Welsh players distracted by merger talk, says Gatland

Warren Gatland has called for people to ‘take a breath’, and insists the proposed Welsh rugby restructure is region-led, not WRU-led.

From The42 Second-half goal from Arsenal's Louise Quinn gives Ireland victory in Marbella The Mighty Quinn This post contains videos

Second-half goal from Arsenal's Louise Quinn gives Ireland victory in Marbella

Colin Bell’s side picked up the win over Wales after the teams had played out a draw last Thursday.

# wales - Monday 4 March, 2019

From The42 Tickets for Ireland's World Cup warm-up Tests to go on sale next week Road To Japan

Tickets for Ireland's World Cup warm-up Tests to go on sale next week

Wales will provide familiar opposition for Ireland as Joe Schmidt bids farewell to the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash Mixed Bag

Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash

The Glasgow fullback is still recovering from a shoulder injury sustained in a challenge by Peter O’Mahony.

# wales - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From The42 Van Graan insists Munster 'still in a brilliant place' despite Scarlets defeat Positive Thinking

Van Graan insists Munster 'still in a brilliant place' despite Scarlets defeat

The province failed to muster a try during 10-6 defeat in Wales.

# wales - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From The42 Star duo return as Colin Bell's Ireland share the spoils with Wales in Spain Friendly Fires

Star duo return as Colin Bell's Ireland share the spoils with Wales in Spain

Megan Campbell and Leanne Kiernan both impressed in the goalless draw.

# wales - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

From The42 Wales will have to push on towards Grand Slam without injured lock Hill Lock Out

Wales will have to push on towards Grand Slam without injured lock Hill

The Dragons second row appeared to suffer the knock while scoring the game’s defining try.

# wales - Sunday 24 February, 2019

From The42 Barry John hails 'world's best fullback' Williams as Wales stun England in Cardiff Praise

Barry John hails 'world's best fullback' Williams as Wales stun England in Cardiff

Wales secured a dramatic, late win against Eddie Jones’ men on Saturday.

# wales - Saturday 23 February, 2019

From The42 'I didn't know Warren had a degree in clinical psychology' - Jones defends Sinckler Back And Forth

'I didn't know Warren had a degree in clinical psychology' - Jones defends Sinckler

The Wales boss said that the Harlequins front-row has ‘a few demons to deal with’ after their Six Nations win over England.

From The42 Relive the sensational Josh Adams try which sealed Wales' win over England Nice Finish This post contains videos

Relive the sensational Josh Adams try which sealed Wales' win over England

Gatty’s men produced an impressive second-half performance to overcome their near and dear neighbours.

From The42 Gatland hails 'special' Wales players after downing England History Makers

Gatland hails 'special' Wales players after downing England

Wales made history with a record 12th successive win in Test matches to keep their Grand Slam bid on course.

From The42 Wales derail England's Grand Slam attempt and take over as Six Nations leaders Slam Dunk

Wales derail England's Grand Slam attempt and take over as Six Nations leaders

Warren Gatland’s side bullied their way through 34 phases to force Cory Hill’s match-turning try.

From The42 Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England Showdown

Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England

A riveting Six Nations clash takes place this evening at Principality Stadium.

# wales - Friday 22 February, 2019

From The42 Man City star returns to Ireland international duty after 16-month ACL injury nightmare Back In Action

Man City star returns to Ireland international duty after 16-month ACL injury nightmare

Campbell has not played for Ireland since rupturing her ACL during a Champions League game for Man City.

# wales - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From The42 Anscombe gets Gatland's out-half nod for Wales' huge clash with England Starting XV

Anscombe gets Gatland's out-half nod for Wales' huge clash with England

The Welsh welcome Eddie Jones’ side to Cardiff on Saturday in a Grand Slam eliminator.