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International Rugby: Canada v Namibia moved to Northern Wales

Photo Rugby CanadaLess than twelve months before Rugby World Cup 2015 is completed an international match featuring two of the tournament’s twenty participants will be played in the northern Welsh city of Colwyn Bay. The updated Tier Two fixture list for the month of November 2014 sees Canada v Namibia being confirmed for Colwyn Bay, a city located outside of the rugby heartlands of Wales and one lacking size and far from being easily accessible.

Wales U18 make changes

Wales Under 18 head coach Allan Lewis has made four changes and one positional to the side that suffered a late, 21-24 loss to England for the clash against South Africa Schools in George.

Wales aim to finish on a high

Wales head coach Rhys Edwards says beating Australia in the play-off for seventh and eighth in the Women’s Rugby World Cup would be the ‘icing on the cake’ for his team after coming through some tough times this season.

Wales wary of New Zealand threat

Wales head coach Rhys Edwards explains to WRU TV’s Graeme Gillespie why his side are in confident mood going in to tomorow’s crunch clash against New Zealand in the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Paris.

Wales expecting All Blacks backlash

Wales have made two changes, and a positional switch, to the starting line-up for the clash against New Zealand at Stade Jean Bouin tomorrow in the Women’s Rugby World Cup. (KO 2.45pm UK).

Wales prepare to take on Kiwis

Fly half Elinor Snowsill says Wales hope to learn from Ireland’s defeat of New Zealand when they take on the Kiwis on Wednesday in the Women’s Rugby World Cup, as WRU TV’s Graeme Gillespie discovers.

Wales v SA reaction: Hywel & Snowsill

Winger Dyddgu Hywel and fly half Elinor Snowsill give their reaction after their kicking game guided Wales to a rare Pool victory in the Women’s World Cup with a comfortable 35-3 win over South Africa in Paris.

Phillips hooked on Wales

Hooker Carys Phillips starts for Wales in the Women’s Rugby World Cup for the first time this afternoon, and for just the second time in her career, when Rachel Taylor’s side face South Africa at Marcoussis (KO 4pm UK).

Wales U18 Squad Announced

Wales Under 18 head coach Allan Lewis will take a squad of 26 to South Africa on Monday to take part in an eight-day international tournament in Cape Town, George and Stellenbosch.

In camp with Wales Women

WRU TV goes to the gym to see the Wales Women’s squad, currently playing in the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Paris, be put through their paces by strength and conditioning coach, Sam Dodge.

Retro Friday: Morgan Williams puts Canada ahead v Wales in 2007

Photo IRBIn Rugby World Cup 2007 the match between Wales and Canada saw the Tier Two side push the Tier One side and hold the lead on multiple occasions. The Canadians scored the first try of the match with Jamie Cudmore crossing and the Canadians also crossed for the first try of the second half when Morgan Williams dived over from the base of a ruck. In performing commentary for ITV4 during the match former English international Will Greenwood called it a catastrophe for Wales.

Wales braced for torrid affair

Wales Women are expecting a tough battle against South Africa on Saturday as both teams seek their first pool win of the Rugby Women’s World Cup. WRU TV’s Graeme Gillespie talks to head coach Rhys Edwards and lock Jenny Hawkins.

Wales Women in focus: Rachel Taylor

WRU TV goes behind the scenes in Paris with adopted reporter Jenny Davies grilling Wales Women’s captain Rachel Taylor and uncovers which players she would have on a desert island, among other important things as well.

Wales v Australia reaction: Caryl Thomas

Prop Caryl Thomas was part of a dominant Welsh pack but still found herself on the receiving end of a 25-3 defeat to Australia in the Women’s Rugby World Cup. WRU TV’s Graeme Gillespie got her post match reaction.