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.  ...

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: Wales v South Africa (Sat) - BBC Sport

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Wales have made four changes for their final pool match of the Women's Rugby World Cup against South Africa. Bristol Ladies duo Carys Phillips and Catrin Edwards have been named in the side after substitute appearances in the previous two games.

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: Australia 25-3 Wales - BBC News

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: Australia 25-3 Wales - BBC News

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Brown scored again after the restart while Wales' only points came from a Robyn Wilkins penalty. Wales now have only pride to play for against South Africa in their final pool match on Saturday. For Australia, meanwhile, victory sets up a tantalising ...

S Africa Women 3-35 Wales Women - BBC News

S Africa Women 3-35 Wales Women - BBC News

3 weeks agoby BBC Newson Google News

A Sioned Harries hat-trick inspired Wales to a big win over South Africa that means they avoid finishing bottom of their Women's Rugby World Cup pool. Harries scored the first of her three tries in a physical first half which saw Wales lead 16-3 at the ...

Why Welsh rugby would be better off had Adam Jones joined Dragons rather ... - WalesOnline

Why Welsh rugby would be better off had Adam Jones joined Dragons rather ... - WalesOnline

5 days agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

Gatland would like all three to be getting regular game-time with his forwards boss and ex-Lions and Wales hooker Robin McBryde expressing concern the Dragons ended up signing South African Brok Harris from Super 15 team Stormers on a hefty ...

Bosch shines for SA Schools - Independent Online

Bosch shines for SA Schools - Independent Online

The Coca-Cola SA Schools rugby team got off to a winning start in the SARU Under-18 International Series on Friday afternoon when they defeated France 28-13 at the City Park Stadium in Crawford, Cape Town. They scored four converted tries, two in each ...

England U18s name side to take on Wales in SA - The Rugby Paper

England U18s have named their side to take on Wales in the opening game of their summer tour to South Africa in Cape Town. Gloucester ... It amazes me how they find the balance between rugby and education – they're a credit to themselves. “Every year ...

SA Schools score impressive win - SuperSport

SA Schools score impressive win - SuperSport

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The SA Schools on Tuesday evening retained their four-year undefeated status in the SARU Under-18 International Series by beating Wales Under-18 in convincing fashion, scoring a 40-15 win at Outeniqua Park in George. In earlier results of the ...

The day the guns stopped firing in Welsh rugby — and not a moment too soon - Southwales Evening Post

The day the guns stopped firing in Welsh rugby — and not a moment too soon - Southwales Evening Post

Whether union minds were concentrated by the proximity of the fourth autumn international and the prospect of Wales taking on South Africa without any regional players, we can only surmise. But at night, Roger Lewis could have been forgiven for lying ...

Wales captain Sam Warburton: We have to beat big three before we can contend ... - WalesOnline

Wales captain Sam Warburton: We have to beat big three before we can contend ... - WalesOnline

6 days agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

Warburton, who is expected to resume leadership duties for the autumn campaign despite Alun Wyn Jones having done a sterling job in South Africa, didn't mince his words as he addressed Welsh failures against rugby's big three. “To be brutally honest ...

Women's Rugby World Cup: Wales braced for stern New Zealand test - WalesOnline

Women's Rugby World Cup: Wales braced for stern New Zealand test - WalesOnline

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Philippa Tuttiett returns on the wing in place of Dyddgu Hywel who moves to the bench while prop Jenny Davies, who impressed as a second half replacement against South Africa, gets the nod at loosehead. Megan York moves across the scrum to tighthead.

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