Wales rugby: Five things we’ve learned in November

By Paul WilliamsBig three still escape Wales…. ON THE 1st February 2014 Wales will endeavour to make history by becoming the first team to win three RBS Six Nations titles in a row. However, in reality,...

Madiba magic for Blitzbokke

The memory of Nelson Mandela loomed large in Port Elizabeth on Sunday as the Blitzbokke came from behind to seal a dramatic victory over New Zealand. The South African team took huge inspiration from...

IRB confirms pool draw for USA Sevens

IRB confirms pool draw for USA Sevens

The IRB has confirmed the pool draw for the USA Sevens, the fourth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Las Vegas on 24-26 January 2014. The draw was conducted just before the Cup final of the Cell...

IRB confirms pool draw for USA Sevens

The IRB has confirmed the pool draw for the USA Sevens, the fourth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Las Vegas on 24-26 January 2014. The draw was conducted just before the Cup final of the Cell...

Inspired South Africa win home Sevens title

Inspired South Africa win home Sevens title

From Tom Chick at the Nelson Mandela Bay StadiumAn inspired South Africa came from 14-0 down to fight back and win a popular victory against New Zealand, 17-14, to clinch the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay...

Inspired South Africa win home Sevens title

From Tom Chick at the Nelson Mandela Bay StadiumAn inspired South Africa came from 14-0 down to fight back and win a popular victory against New Zealand, 17-14, to clinch the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay...

SA win Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens

SA win Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens

From Tom Chick at the Nelson Mandela Bay StadiumHosts South Africa came from 14-0 behind to beat four-times defending champions New Zealand 19-14 in the final of the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa...

SA win Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens

From Tom Chick at the Nelson Mandela Bay StadiumHosts South Africa came from 14-0 behind to beat four-times defending champions New Zealand 19-14 in the final of the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa...

Blitzbokke reign on home soil

The Blitzbokke beat New Zealand 17-14 in the Cup Final of the the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens in Port Elizabeth on Sunday. South African skipper Kyle Brown scored the only try of the second half in what...

Hosts to face defending champions in final

Hosts to face defending champions in final

From Tom Chick at the Nelson Mandela Bay StadiumDefending champions New Zealand will play South Africa in the final of the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa Sevens, a repeat of the final in 2011.  ...

Tipuric doubt for Wales tour to South Africa - ESPNScrum.com

Tipuric doubt for Wales tour to South Africa - ESPNScrum.com

Justin Tipuric could miss Wales' summer tour to South Africa in the latest blow to Warren Gatland's back row options. Ospreys flanker Tipuric has a shoulder injury and there is a possibility he could miss the tour to have an operation. Captain Sam ...

Alun Wyn Jones: 'I'm ready to captain Wales in South Africa' - WalesOnline

Alun Wyn Jones: 'I'm ready to captain Wales in South Africa' - WalesOnline

2 days agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

Alun Wyn Jones says he is ready to captain Wales in South Africa this summer – and keep intact his 100% win record in the job. ... “But we have to be careful how much rugby this bloke plays because he is huge for Wales heading towards the World Cup.

Alun Wyn Jones likely to captain Wales on South Africa tour - The Sport Review

Alun Wyn Jones likely to captain Wales on South Africa tour - The Sport Review

Alun Wyn Jones is likely to captain Wales on their summer tour of South Africa as head coach Warren Gatland opts not to rest his star names. The news will not please Jones's Ospreys bosses ahead of this weekend's Judgement Day double header at the ...

'Judgment Day' at the Millennium Stadium but the malaise in Welsh rugby ... - Telegraph.co.uk

'Judgment Day' at the Millennium Stadium but the malaise in Welsh rugby ... - Telegraph.co.uk

15 hours agoby Telegraph.co.ukon Google News

The Wales management have been watching, but I understand that the chances of Williams making the tour party to South Africa this summer are slim. Wales intend taking only two flyhalves for their two-Test tour, which also includes a midweek match ...

Wales announce South Africa tour warm-up versus Eastern Province Kings - WalesOnline

Wales announce South Africa tour warm-up versus Eastern Province Kings - WalesOnline

3 weeks agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

WRU Group Chief Executive Roger Lewis added: "We would like to thank the Eastern Province Kings and the South African Rugby Union for agreeing to this fixture and allowing us the best preparation ahead of the test series. "Our stated aim has been to ...

Owen Williams deserves Wales spot in South Africa - Cockerill - BBC Sport

Owen Williams deserves Wales spot in South Africa - Cockerill - BBC Sport

2 weeks agoby BBC Sporton Google News

Owen Williams should be picked by Wales for the summer tour to South Africa, according to Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill. The uncapped 22-year-old has been the Tigers' first choice fly-half for the past four matches and has been selected ...

Wales should take Gareth Davies to South Africa - Dwayne Peel - BBC News

Wales should take Gareth Davies to South Africa - Dwayne Peel - BBC News

2 weeks agoby BBC Newson Google News

Wales head coach Warren Gatland should pick in-form Scarlets half-back Gareth Davies for June's tour to South Africa, says former international Dwayne Peel. Davies, 23, is the leading try-scorer in the Pro12 this season with nine. That has been enough ...

Wales face Richard Hibbard South Africa tour blow - BBC Sport

Wales face Richard Hibbard South Africa tour blow - BBC Sport

4 weeks agoby BBC Sporton Google News

Wales could be without Ospreys hooker Richard Hibbard for their two-Test June tour to South Africa. Hibbard, 30, has undergone shoulder surgery and as he joins Gloucester for the 2014-15 season, Ospreys say he "is likely to have played his final game ...

'Judgement Day' at the Millennium Stadium but the malaise in Welsh rugby ... - Telegraph.co.uk

'Judgement Day' at the Millennium Stadium but the malaise in Welsh rugby ... - Telegraph.co.uk

14 hours agoby Telegraph.co.ukon Google News

The Wales management have been watching, but I understand that the chances of Williams making the tour party to South Africa this summer are slim. Wales intend taking only two flyhalves for their two-Test tour, which also includes a midweek match ...

Seven young contenders to make Wales' summer tour of South Africa - WalesOnline

6 days agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

Rugby correspondent SIMON THOMAS looks at seven fresh-faced contenders for the two-Test adventure. Owen Williams. The 22-year-old Leicester fly-half has been the name on just about everybody's lips over the ... Leicester coach Richard Cockerill has ...

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