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Wales head to France in positive mood

With just a week to go before Wales kick off their Rugby Women’s World Cup campaign against hosts France in Paris, head coach Rhys Edwards and flanker Sioned Harries are looking ahead to the tournament with optimism.

Ireland down Wales in Dublin

Ireland scored four unanswered second half tries in a clinical showing, having gone behind to a breakaway intercept try finished by Sioned Harries. Nora Stapleton got Ireland’s first points on the board from the boot just before the break to reduce the arrears to 7-3 as Wales took a first half lead into the turnaround.

Gareth Anscombe Off To Wales

Chiefs and former Blues utility back Gareth Anscombe is leaving New Zealand to play for Cardiff Blues and if successful he will be eligible to play for Wales courtesy of his Welsh mother. Anscombe is still young at only 23 years old, but losing players like Anscombe and his Chiefs team mate Bundee Aki overseas at such a young age is sad and does affect the depth in New Zealand rugby. Sure,

Wales Sevens set new goals

The Wales Sevens squad took part in a training session with a difference – alongside the Welsh netball team. Both squads are preparing for the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow.

Wales Prop Adam Jones Set to Join Bristol

Reports are emerging that Welsh prop Adam Jones is on the very of joining former Ospreys Ryan Jones, Matthew Morgan and Ian Evans at Championship side Bristol next season. It is believed that Jones has turned down a new deal with current club the Ospreys in addition to the offer of a central contract by […]The post Wales Prop Adam Jones Set to Join Bristol appeared first on In The Loose.

Catch up with Wales captain Sam Warburton on Total Rugby

Total Rugby caught up with injured Wales and British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton recently, to discuss recovery, home life and coach Warren Gatland. The 25-year-old also touched on the unfinished business with the Lions, and next year’s Rugby World Cup. Do you think Warburton is the man to lead Wales at next year’s World Cup, and how do you think they’ll perform based on recent form, big match pressure and the players at their disposal

USA narrowly defeat Wales

Both sides scored one converted try apiece with winger Vanesha McGee ploughing over for USA and No 8 Sioned Harries replying in the second half for Wales. Both sides ignored the wind and rain to play an open game of rugby with McGee and full back Akilaini Baravilala a constant threat with ball in hand for USA while Dyddgu Hywel and Laurie Harries featured regularly in counter attacks for Wales.Read more about USA narrowly defeat Wales

Wales U20 v Samoa: Reaction

Wales completed their Junior World Championship campaign with a victory over Samoa. Team manager Mark Taylor and No 8 James Benjamin reflect on a tournament which saw Wales win three games and lose two.