Leigh Halfpenny rugby player
Leigh Halfpenny rugby player

Leigh Halfpenny

22nd Dec 1988 1.78m/87kg Fullback

Warren Gatland names his final Wales 23 for Bronze Final against New Zealand

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named their side for their 2019 Rugby World Cup Bronze Final match against New Zealand in Tokyo on Friday.     Head coach Warren Gatland has made nine changes to his side for what...

Pollard's incredible journey back to torment Wales

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handre Pollard was a World Cup star for South Africa versus Wales again, but in some respects it was remarkable he was on the field at all.       Leigh Halfpenny disabused any notion...

Wales 16-19 South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handre Pollard put in a clinical display as his late penalty sent South Africa through to the Rugby World Cup final at Wales' expense.         South Africa battled into the final...

Wales Player Ratings v South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa battled into the final of the Rugby World Cup as Handre Pollard's pinpoint kicking earned a 19-16 victory over Wales in a semi-final of attrition in Yokohama.       Here...

Rugby World Cup Preview: Wales v South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland wants the doubters to keep writing off Wales ahead of their Rugby World Cup semi-final battle with South Africa on Sunday.     The Six Nations champions are underdogs for the...

Williams 'a big loss' but Wales no weaker - Gatland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leigh Halfpenny offers Wales a "different element" that means Liam Williams' absence leaves them no weaker, according to Warren Gatland.       Liam Williams' injury-enforced absence...

Combined XV: Wales v South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and South Africa will battle it out for a place in the Rugby World Cup Final in Yokohama on Sunday after Wales edge France and South Africa dispatched hosts Japan in the quarter-finals.       Both...

Jonathan Davies named in Wales team to face South Africa in World Cup semi-final

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named their side for the 2019 Rugby World Cup semi-final clash against South Africa on Sunday with fullback Liam Williams missing the encounter through injury.           View...

Liam Williams ruled out of the Rugby World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales fullback Liam Williams has been ruled out for the rest of the Rugby World Cup after picking up an ankle injury in training.     According to reports, the injury is so bad that the 28-year-old...

Wasteful Wales frustrate Gatland and Tipuric

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales coach Warren Gatland and captain Justin Tipuric bemoaned a host of wasteful moments before their side closed out an uneven 35-13 Rugby World Cup victory over Uruguay.     The Six Nations...