Prime Minister David Cameron has sent a special good luck messages to Wales Women ahead of next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup in Paris (August 1-17).
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The Women’s Rugby World Cup warm-up clash between Wales and USA proved bittersweet for centre Elen Evans. Despite being one of the star performers on the day on her 50th Test appearance, USA edged home 10-7 at Cross Keys.
Welsh rugby internationals discuss what it means to them to play at the Millennium Stadium, the home of Welsh rugby, which celebrates it’s 15th birthday on 26 June this year.
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.
Day one of the inaugural three-day ‘W-Ales Beer Festival’ has been hailed a success by representatives from across the brewery sector.
Wales flanker Josh Turnbull and scrum half Mike Phillips look ahead to the forthcoming Wales tour of South Africa.
Probables captain Alun Wyn Jones and Possibles centre Cory Allen look ahead to the Wales Senior Trial along with Probables flanker Josh Turnbull.
Cross Keys flanker Scott Matthews capped off a fine season when he won the last Principality Premiership Player of the Month award before a surprise visit by Alun-Wyn Jones saw him crowned Best Newcomer of the Year.
Wales Under 20 prop Nicky Smith and forwards coach Ioan Cunningham look ahead to the Junior World Championship which kicks off in New Zealand next week where Wales begin their campaign against Fiji.
Wales captains, Sam Warburton and Alun-Wyn Jones were on hand when St Teilos High School and Radyr met in the final of the inaugural Cardiff 2014 Rugby Cup as part of ERC’s Legacy to the Heineken and Amlin Cup.
Carwyn Jones, Warren Gatland and Roger Lewis were the special guests at the official opening of a new clubhouse at Cefn Cribwr Athletic club last weekend.
Pontypridd continue to dominate the Principality Premiership after securing their third crown on the trot by beating Cross Keys at Sardis Road.
Wales Under 20 got their Junior World Championship preparations off to a great start by defeating Scotland 31-19 at the Brewery Field earlier in the week.
Rob Howley will coach the Probables against the Possibles in the forthcoming Trial at the Liberty Stadium. He says that if ‘you’re playing for the probables, you will feel vulnerable.’
Special video package on Cardiff welcoming European rugby finals weekend. We speak to former Heineken Cup winners Ieuan Evans and Shaun Edwards, former semi-finalist Phil Davies – director of rugby at Cardiff Blues when they were the only team to beat Toulon in the Heineken Cup this season – and Lord Mayor of Cardiff Derrick Morgan.
Warren Gatland discusses the selections behind the Probables v Possibles Trial match which will be a last chance for players to stake a claim for the tour of South Africa.
Wales U20 take on Scotland U20 this Wednesday at Bridgend (KO 8pm) in preparation for the forthcoming Junior World Championship in New Zealand.Tickets: Adults £10, OAP/Students £8, U16 Free
Sam Cross has quietly gone about his business to become an integral part of the Wales Sevens squad. In just his second season on the World Series he is now one of the first names on Head Coach Gareth Williams’ team sheet.
CRCC and Llantwit Major are just 80 minutes away from glory when they play in the SWALEC Bowl final tomorrow while Rhiwbina tackle Merthyr in the Plate final at the Millennium Stadium.
SWALEC Finals Day: 267 clubs have battled through 272 matches in this season’s SWALEC Cup competitions and six will feature at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday for the right to win the Cup, Plate and Bowl. Tickets are still available on wru.co.uk/tickets with a print at home ticket option or available to purchase from the WRU Store or Ticketline (both on Westgate Street, Cardiff).
Steffan Hughes, Dafydd Howells, Ethan Lewis and Angus O’Brien were all included in the Wales Under 20 selected for the forthcoming Junior World Championship in New Zealand (June 2 – 20).
Sunday’s ‘Judgement Day II’ at the Millennium Stadium is rapidly approaching – yesterday all four regions assembled at Cardiff Castle to promote the regional double header.
Wales Head Coach Gareth Williams is full of praise for his side who pushed South Africa all the way before just falling short in the Plate final at the Hong Kong Sevens.
Wales International Ian Evans and Wales and Lions legend Scott Quinnell swapped rugby balls for paint pots at Tonna RFC during the RBS 6 Nations. They surprised club players with a special clubhouse makeover to launch NatWest RugbyForce 2014 – a programme developed in partnership with the WRU to make rugby clubs stronger businesses by improving and renovating their facilities with the support of volunteers and the local community.
James Davies is relatively new to his captaincy role with Wales Sevens but he is relishing the opportunity to lead his country in the Japan leg of the World Series this weekend.
WRU TV looks back on yesterday’s RBS 6 Nations clash at Twickenham where Wales surrendered their crown to a confident England.
Llandovery College claimed the WRU Wednesday Under 18 League Trophy yesterday. Watch highlights of their win over Cowbridge Comprehensive on WRU TV here.
Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards has welcomed Jonathan Davies’ return to training ahead of this Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations clash with England.
Wales back George North speaks exclusively to WRU TV and previews this Sunday’s clash with England in the RBS 6 Nations.
WRU TV was at Cardiff Arms Park on Wednesday to catch all the action between Coleg Y Cymoedd and Coleg Gwent in the WRU Wednesday Under 18 League.
WRU TV looks back on Wales’ 27-6 RBS 6 Nations win over France at a vibrant Millennium Stadium last Friday.