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New format for Rugby Europe International competitions

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe have announced changes for the up-coming men’s XV structure for the 23/24 season in the Trophy and Conferences divisions. Rugby Europe Conference The competition will now consolidate...

Warren Gatland insists Wales are heat-proof before sweltering showdown with Fiji

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has no doubt that Wales are fully conditioned for Bordeaux’s blistering heat as they aim to turn up the temeprature on Rugby World Cup opponents Fiji.   It is due to hit 36...

Jonathan Humphreys urges Wales pack to be ‘accurate and relentless’ against Fiji

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jonathan Humphreys wants the Wales forwards to be remembered for accuracy and a relentless approach at the Rugby World Cup.   The Wales pack can expect an immediate test of its capability against...

Warren Gatland plans patient approach but also surprises from Wales at World Cup

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealander has an outstanding Rugby World Cup record as Wales boss. Wales know they are in safe hands when Warren Gatland leads them to his fourth Rugby World Cup as head coach. But it could prove...

Louis Rees-Zammit fit and raring to go with Wales

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales wing Louis Rees-Zammit believes he is “definitely quicker than last season” as he prepares to blast out of the starting blocks at his first World Cup.   The 22-year-old has carved...

Jac Morgan in line to captain Wales at Rugby World Cup

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys flanker is in pole position for the coveted job.  Jac Morgan looks set to be named as Wales captain for the Rugby World Cup. The 23-year-old Ospreys flanker led Wales in two of their...

Wales ready to meet South Africa’s physicality head on

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Wainwright admits Wales will face a team that sets the bar in terms of physicality when they meet World Cup warm-up opponents South Africa on Saturday. Wales’ final preparation Test promises...

Warren Gatland impressed by competition for World Cup places in Wales squad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland believes that “depth and competition” has increased in his squad as World Cup selection looms large. Reigning world champions South Africa provide Wales’...

Talking points ahead of Wales’ final World Cup warm-up game against South Africa

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales play their final World Cup warm-up Test on Saturday when they tackle South Africa at the Principality Stadium. It is a last opportunity for players to impress before Wales head coach Warren Gatland...

Joe Roberts could make Wales debut in next World Cup warm-up clash with England

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales boss Warren Gatland looks set to hand Scarlets centre Joe Roberts a Test debut among wholesale changes for Saturday’s second Rugby World Cup warm-up game against England.   Wales head...