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Johnny Williams' fire and thunder gives Wales a respite from the gloom | Robert Kitson

13 hours ago by The Guardian

Despite defeat to England in the Autumn Nations Cup, Wayne Pivac can be cheered by his side’s gutsy displayBefore kick-off, Wales would probably have settled for the final scoreline back in 1887, when...

‘The Week Has Been Good’ – John Fogarty On Georgia Challenge

18 hours ago by Irish Rugby News

Ireland return to Guinness Series action on Sunday as Andy Farrell‘s side take on Georgia at Aviva Stadium (kick-off 2pm). After opening their Autumn Nations Cup campaign with victory over Wales...

Even a Wales win over England is likely to be cold comfort for Pivac

1 day ago by The Guardian

The Autumn Nations Cup victory over Georgia ended a run of six defeats, but little is expected of the hosts at Parc y ScarletsGraham Henry used to compare rugby in Wales with a shower that had a malfunctioning...

Champions and Challenge Cup Round 1 &2 Referee Appointments

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

France’s Mathieu Raynal will be in charge when Exeter Chiefs begin their Heineken Champions Cup defence against Glasgow Warriors at Sandy Park next month. Raynal’s selection for the Pool B...

Farrell Excited To See How New Combinations Fare Against Georgia

2 days ago by Irish Rugby News

It is set to be a big day at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday for both Billy Burns and James Ryan as they take on key leadership roles in the Ireland team to play Georgia. Following recent cameo appearances...

Williams & Tompkins start against England

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Captain Alun Wyn Jones returns to the starting line-up to face England at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday.   Jones will pack down alongside Jake Ball in the second-row behind an all-Scarlets front-row...

Joe Marler in contention for Welsh test

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England assistant coach Matt Proudfoot has confirmed that Harlequins prop Joe Marler is in contention to face Wales in Autumn Nations Cup this weekend.   Marler has missed the Autumn Nations...

Neil Jenkins claims Wales beating England would not be a shock

4 days ago by The Guardian

‘If we perform as we can we will have a chance’Wales have lost six of their last seven matchesWales are backing themselves to produce their best performance of a disappointing year against England...

Autumn Nations Cups top stats performers - most tackles, running metres & more

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two rounds of the Autumn Nations Cup have elapsed, producing some fine performances as international rugby takes its place on the world stage once more.   England are currently in top spot in Group...