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# wales - Monday 25 November, 2019

Search continues for pilot after plane disappeared off north coast of Wales
# Puffin Island
# Puffin Island

Search continues for pilot after plane disappeared off north coast of Wales

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 10:00 PM 33,088 Views 7 Comments

Police confirmed the small plane had just one person on board when it went off the radar near Puffin Island.

# wales - Friday 22 November, 2019

Gareth Bale defended after controversial 'Wales, golf, Madrid' celebration
# Support
From The42
# Support

Gareth Bale defended after controversial 'Wales, golf, Madrid' celebration

Nov 22nd 2019, 9:47 AM 9,323 Views 4 Comments

The Real Madrid forward’s agent responded to criticism of the player.

# wales - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'Disrespectful, ungrateful' – Bale slammed by Spanish press over 'Wales, golf, Madrid' banner
# Needs A New Club
From The42
# Needs A New Club

'Disrespectful, ungrateful' – Bale slammed by Spanish press over 'Wales, golf, Madrid' banner

Nov 21st 2019, 12:47 PM 12,981 Views 21 Comments

The player’s perception in Madrid has now fallen to all-time low.

# wales - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification

Nov 19th 2019, 9:52 PM 37,011 Views 36 Comments

Aaron Ramsey’s double led Giggs’ men past Hungary tonight and determined Ireland’s opponents next March.

# wales - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Comfortable win in Baku sets Wales up for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday
# Still In The Hunt
From The42
# Still In The Hunt

Comfortable win in Baku sets Wales up for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday

Nov 16th 2019, 9:31 PM 9,214 Views 5 Comments

First-half goals from Kieffer Moore and Harry Wilson were enough for Wales in Baku.

# wales - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Key centre Davies set to miss Six Nations as Wales suffer double injury blow
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Key centre Davies set to miss Six Nations as Wales suffer double injury blow

Nov 12th 2019, 5:14 PM 7,847 Views 2 Comments

Rhys Patchell has sustained a shoulder injury but is expected to return in 12-16 weeks.

Gatland: I turned down All Blacks job to honour commitment to Chiefs and Lions
# Not This Time
From The42
# Not This Time

Gatland: I turned down All Blacks job to honour commitment to Chiefs and Lions

Nov 12th 2019, 11:38 AM 13,262 Views 5 Comments

The former Wales coach says he would consider the position if it came up again in the future.

# wales - Monday 11 November, 2019

2020 vision for Griggs' Ireland after seeing 'what it takes to be one of the top teams in the world'
# Eye Opening
From The42
# Eye Opening

2020 vision for Griggs' Ireland after seeing 'what it takes to be one of the top teams in the world'

Nov 11th 2019, 1:04 PM 4,892 Views 0 Comments

Disappointment at the death against Wales yesterday but plenty of positives from camp, says the head coach.

# wales - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Heartbreak at the death as the wait for Ireland's first November Test win goes on
# Can't Hold On
From The42
# Can't Hold On

Heartbreak at the death as the wait for Ireland's first November Test win goes on

Nov 10th 2019, 3:40 PM 8,485 Views 0 Comments

A last-gasp try saw Wales edge the entertaining clash in Belfield.

# wales - Friday 8 November, 2019

Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales
# November Test
From The42
# November Test

Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales

Nov 8th 2019, 6:10 PM 5,893 Views 0 Comments

Judy Bobbett is the one uncapped player named for the squad’s ‘first marker’.

# wales - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Six uncapped players included in Ireland squad for Test match against Wales
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Six uncapped players included in Ireland squad for Test match against Wales

Nov 6th 2019, 4:05 PM 4,683 Views 2 Comments

The sides will meet at the UCD Bowl on Sunday afternoon.

# wales - Friday 1 November, 2019

Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'

Nov 1st 2019, 2:38 PM 8,217 Views 10 Comments

The outgoing head coach hopes to see the Welsh winning Six Nations titles in years to come.

# wales - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Gatland: 'We haven't even spoken about the haka, we might do a W for Wales'
# Response
From The42
# Response

Gatland: 'We haven't even spoken about the haka, we might do a W for Wales'

Oct 30th 2019, 3:53 PM 9,305 Views 23 Comments

The Wales coach also joked his final game in charge should be settled by a drinking game.

All Blacks make seven changes as Gatland shakes up Wales team
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

All Blacks make seven changes as Gatland shakes up Wales team

Oct 30th 2019, 8:44 AM 13,078 Views 7 Comments

Steve Hansen and his Welsh counterpart will coach their teams for the final time.

# wales - Monday 28 October, 2019

'Send my best wishes to Warren and make sure he enjoys the third-place play-off'
# Sparring
From The42
# Sparring

'Send my best wishes to Warren and make sure he enjoys the third-place play-off'

Updated Oct 28th 2019, 5:01 PM 61,521 Views 44 Comments

Eddie Jones couldn’t resist firing a shot back at the Wales boss.

# wales - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021
# Gats
From The42
# Gats

Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021

Oct 27th 2019, 2:04 PM 8,771 Views 30 Comments

The Wales boss was proud of his side’s effort in their World Cup semi-final defeat to the Springboks.

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales

Oct 27th 2019, 10:59 AM 14,224 Views 40 Comments

Handré Pollard’s place-kicking was crucial as the Boks edged the semi-final in Yokohama.

As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final

Oct 27th 2019, 8:07 AM 53,670 Views 29 Comments

Rassie left Ireland to bring South Africa back to the top of the game. Warren Gatland and Wales stood between them and the World Cup final.

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England
# Slugfest
From The42
# Slugfest

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England

Oct 27th 2019, 1:15 AM 8,305 Views 22 Comments

The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.

# wales - Friday 25 October, 2019

Halfpenny in for injured Williams as Gatland's Wales welcome back Davies
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Halfpenny in for injured Williams as Gatland's Wales welcome back Davies

Oct 25th 2019, 4:50 AM 4,147 Views 7 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny comes into the team at 15 in place of the injured Saracens man.

# wales - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa
# Out Of Action
From The42
# Out Of Action

Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa

Oct 24th 2019, 5:18 PM 8,352 Views 10 Comments

The 28-year-old suffered an ankle injury during training on Wednesday.

# wales - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Wales wary of explosive Kolbe and Boks' 'blowtorch speed' out wide
# Little Genius
From The42
# Little Genius

Wales wary of explosive Kolbe and Boks' 'blowtorch speed' out wide

Oct 22nd 2019, 1:30 PM 3,702 Views 3 Comments

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards also lauded the ongoing class of Alun Wyn Jones.

Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'
# Emporer
From The42
# Emporer

Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'

Oct 22nd 2019, 2:48 AM 6,791 Views 4 Comments

This World Cup is Gatland’s final campaign before heading home to New Zealand for a new job with the Chiefs.

# wales - Monday 21 October, 2019

'I just lost control' - Vahaamahina announces international retirement after World Cup dismissal
# Lock Out
From The42
# Lock Out

'I just lost control' - Vahaamahina announces international retirement after World Cup dismissal

Updated Oct 21st 2019, 6:39 PM 22,123 Views 22 Comments

The France lock was sent off in the 49th minute of their quarter-final defeat to Wales yesterday.

Blow for Gatland's Wales as Navidi ruled out of remainder of World Cup
# Tough To Take
From The42
# Tough To Take

Blow for Gatland's Wales as Navidi ruled out of remainder of World Cup

Oct 21st 2019, 11:26 AM 3,745 Views 1 Comment

The Cardiff Blues back row injured his hamstring in yesterday’s dramatic win over France.

# wales - Sunday 20 October, 2019

France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try
# Feeling Bleu
From The42
# Feeling Bleu

France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try

Oct 20th 2019, 2:08 PM 17,646 Views 11 Comments

Ross Moriarty’s late score was awarded by the TMO as Wales advanced through to the semis.

As it happened: Wales v France, Rugby World Cup quarter-final
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v France, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Oct 20th 2019, 7:15 AM 41,483 Views 17 Comments

Ireland may be gone, but the World Cup carries on and we’re going minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland chases another semi-final.

# wales - Friday 18 October, 2019

Penaud and Dupont passed fit for France's quarter-final showdown with Wales
# L'Equipe
From The42
# L'Equipe

Penaud and Dupont passed fit for France's quarter-final showdown with Wales

Oct 18th 2019, 10:55 AM 3,610 Views 2 Comments

Jacques Brunel has made just one change to the side which began in such impressive fashion against Argentina.

Wales' Biggar given all clear from second head knock to play France
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Wales' Biggar given all clear from second head knock to play France

Oct 18th 2019, 8:39 AM 3,841 Views 7 Comments

Jonathan Davies was also named in Warren Gatland’s XV after shaking off a knee problem.

# wales - Monday 14 October, 2019

'It's like having 10 men when Bale plays': Real Madrid star slammed by Toshack
# Wales
From The42
# Wales

'It's like having 10 men when Bale plays': Real Madrid star slammed by Toshack

Oct 14th 2019, 5:00 PM 29,070 Views 9 Comments

Ex-Wales boss John Toshack believes certain aspects of Bale’s game make him more susceptible to injury.

# wales - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Work to do for Wales and Croatia following feisty stalemate
# Draw
From The42
# Draw

Work to do for Wales and Croatia following feisty stalemate

Oct 13th 2019, 10:24 PM 4,973 Views 2 Comments

Neither Wales nor Croatia will be truly happy with a point apiece following a hard-fought encounter in Cardiff on Sunday.

Wales make heavy weather of it, but beat Uruguay to set up quarter-final clash with France
# Gats Enough
From The42
# Gats Enough

Wales make heavy weather of it, but beat Uruguay to set up quarter-final clash with France

Oct 13th 2019, 11:08 AM 14,872 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men were on a four-day turnaround and struggled to put the South Americans away.

# wales - Friday 11 October, 2019

Fitzgerald's star continues to rise as Connacht thrash Dragons and return home with bonus point
# Feeling 22
From The42
# Feeling 22

Fitzgerald's star continues to rise as Connacht thrash Dragons and return home with bonus point

Oct 11th 2019, 9:56 PM 11,695 Views 21 Comments

Gavin Thornbury, Matt Healy, Finlay Bealham, Cillian Gallagher and Kieran Marmion all ran in tries in Newport.

# wales - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Biggar out for Uruguay game and will require further assessment after another head injury
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

Biggar out for Uruguay game and will require further assessment after another head injury

Oct 9th 2019, 5:19 PM 7,123 Views 11 Comments

The out-half previously suffered a blow to the head against Australia.

Wales secure quarter-final berth after bruising battle against Fiji
# Red Alert
From The42
# Red Alert

Wales secure quarter-final berth after bruising battle against Fiji

Oct 9th 2019, 1:05 PM 12,640 Views 20 Comments

A sickening blow to Dan Biggar’s head will pose an injury concern for Warren Gatland’s side.

As it happened: Wales v Fiji, Rugby World Cup
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v Fiji, Rugby World Cup

Oct 9th 2019, 9:57 AM 45,047 Views 8 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland’s men took their chance to reach the quarter-finals.

# wales - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'Pan-Celtic political culture': McDonald calls for shared approach to Brexit from Ireland and Wales
# Swansea
# Swansea

'Pan-Celtic political culture': McDonald calls for shared approach to Brexit from Ireland and Wales

Oct 5th 2019, 5:44 PM 18,768 Views 59 Comments

McDonald was speaking at a conference of the Welsh political party Plaid Cymru this afternoon.

# wales - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Tom Lawrence named in Wales squad after drink-driving charge
# International Duty
From The42
# International Duty

Tom Lawrence named in Wales squad after drink-driving charge

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:46 AM 3,679 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Giggs has included the Derby County forward for the upcoming games against Slovakia and Croatia.

# wales - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Cheika 'embarrassed' by refereeing inconsistencies
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

Cheika 'embarrassed' by refereeing inconsistencies

Sep 29th 2019, 2:17 PM 17,271 Views 15 Comments

The Wallabies head coach was left frustrated by Romain Poite’s performance in his side’s defeat to Wales.

As it happened: Australia v Wales, Rugby World Cup
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Australia v Wales, Rugby World Cup

Sep 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 76,433 Views 26 Comments

We followed all the action as the two heavyweights of Pool D clashed in Tokyo.