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WRU provide Biggar injury update

The WRU have today stated that Dan Biggar is making “excellent progress” after sustaining a foot injury on Sunday and could be available for selection this weekend. The Ospreys fly-half suffered a foot injury inside the first minute of Wales’ opening Six Nations game against Ireland when he landed awkwardly after taking a high ball. Medical […] The post WRU provide Biggar injury update appeared first on Read Rugby Union.

YOUTH TO HAVE BIG VOICE IN WELSH RUGBY

The first-ever WRU Youth Board has appointed 15 young people from across Wales to share their views on the issues affecting Welsh Rugby. The board is made up of fifteen individuals aged between 16 and 21, seven of whom are female and eight male, who form a wide geographical representation of Wales and the national […]

Ireland v Wales – Five Things we learnt

Ireland started well but by the end they were hanging on. However, there were encouraging signs from Schmidt’s patched up sideRoom for optimism: Conor Murray crashes over on an encouraging afternoon for IrelandBy Whiff of Cordite Ireland managed a draw in their opening match against Wales, and with the dust settling on …Continue reading »

Inaugural WRU Youth Board appointed

The Welsh Rugby Union has appointed the first members of its inaugural Youth Board after an online selection process which saw a host of high calibre candidates submit video applications via YouTube.

Alun Wyn Jones: I’ll miss my old mate Paul O’Connell

Alun Wyn Jones celebrates a decade in the Six Nations but admits he will miss locking horns with his Ireland nemesis Paul O’Connell. Lock Jones was the longest-serving Championship campaigner in the Wales team that started at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday. Only Gethin Jenkins has lasted longer for Wales but started on the bench […]

Video: Are RWC lessons being heeded up north?

The Wales assistant coach Rob Howley epitomised the need for a new attitude to attack in the Northern Hemisphere after the World Cup last autumn when he said: “We want to pass and create space in the outside channels and there is no question that the game is evolving. In the coming weeks we will […] The post Video: Are RWC lessons being heeded up north? appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

RBS Six Nations: Reports round-up

A fantastic opening weekend to this year’s RBS Six Nations saw a number of heavyweight clashes across the UK as defending champions Ireland hosting oversea rivals Wales, Scotland contested the Calcutta Cup with an Eddie Jones lead England and the competition’s two European nations clashed in Paris. And if you were one of the unfortunate […] The post RBS Six Nations: Reports round-up appeared first on Read Rugby Union.