Wales head coach Warren Gatland has announced his World Cup 31 man squad. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bath lock Dominic Day and Exeter prop Tomas Francis have both been named in Wales’ 31-man World Cup squad. Day is among five locks in the group(...)

Warren Gatland has named nine uncapped players in his 47-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Getty

The Wales head coach Warren Gatland has turned to the Premiership as he starts preparing in earnest for the World Cup. His training squad of 47 for th(...)

Wales’ frontrow crisis means Aaron Jarvis will start their final Six Nations fixture against Italy. Photograph: Getty Images

Wales go to Rome on Saturday in search of a third Six Nations title in three years with their third-choice loose-head prop in the front row against op(...)

Tommy O’Donnell returns to the Munster starting line up for Saturday’s Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets. (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

Anthony Foley has named eight changes to his Munster side for Saturday’s game away at Scarlets, with the some of the province’s international cohort r(...)

23-year-old Gareth Anscombe, who is from New Zealand but has a Swansea-born mother, has been named in Wales’ Six Nations squad. (Photograph: INPHO/Simon King)

Gareth Anscombe, the 23-year old New Zealander with a Swansea-born mother, has been named in the Wales squad less than three months after leaving the (...)

 Munster’s JJ Hanrahan scored seven kicks from seven in Cardiff. Photograph: Ashley Crowden / Inpho

Cardiff Blues 24 Munster 28 Munster’s Paddy Butler served up a 28-24 victory at the Cardiff Arms Park with a last-ditch try. The Blues look(...)

Ulster’s Franco Van Der Merwe gets away from Scarlets’ Ken Owens. Photograph: Ian Cook/Inpho

Llanelli Scarlets 32 Ulster 32A last-minute try from Ireland wing Andrew Trimble saw Ulster snatch a draw against Scarlets in a dramatic and hugely e(...)

George North has recovered from a virus and is included in the Wales team to play South Africa. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

George North has overcome a virus to be named in Wales’ starting line-up for their first Test against South Africa on Saturday.Head coach Warren Gatla(...)

 Eoin Griffin celebrates with Connacht’s first try scorer Matt Healy during the RaboDirect Pro12 game against Cardiff Blues at the Sportsground in Galway.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 15 Cardiff 22: Cardiff won in Ireland for the first time in 16 months as they came from behind to beat Connacht 22-15 at the Sportsground.The(...)

 Ulster’s Tommy Bowe offloads as Dan Fish makes the tackle. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Cardiff Blues 28, Ulster 23 Mark Anscombe admits Ulster (...)