Samson Lee of Wales has been ruled out of the Scotland game.  Photograph:   Michael Steele/Getty Images

Wales were dealt a second major injury blow on Friday as they departed for a make-or-break Six Nations mission against Scotland at Murrayfield. Prop S(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named his team for the second round of the RBS Six Nations. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wales wing George North has been given “an extended recovery period” and will not be involved in next Sunday’s RBS Six Nations clash against Scotland (...)

Wales winger George North should not have remained on the field of play following a head impact in the 61st minute of the Wales versus England RBS Six Nations match, World Rugby has announced in a statement. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

World Rugby has said Wales winger George North should not have remained on the field after a clash of heads with team-mate Richard Hibbard but it acce(...)

England winger Anthony Watson gets ahead of the Wales defence to score his side’s first try at the Millennium Stadium. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Wales 16 England 21Great occasions do not always produce great games but England will long remember this frantic, nail-biting outcome. Under the Frida(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has already named his team to face England. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho 1:21

Wales boss Warren Gatland has sprung the first surprise of this season’s RBS Six Nations Championship — by naming his team to face England 48 hours ea(...)

Tommy Bowe: Ireland international set to take the field against Cardiff. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

As Italian side Zebre continue their Irish mini tour with Munster tonight, they may feel that the 33-13 hiding they got in Belfast last week was the w(...)

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal claims that he has not ruled out terminating Wales star Leigh Halfpenny’s contract due to ongoing injury problems.  Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal claims that he has not ruled out terminating Wales star Leigh Halfpenny’s contract due to ongoing injury problems.(...)

Nick Stoeberl (24) from California, USA, has secured his place in the 2015 Guinness World Records book for having the longest tongue measuring 10.1cm. Photograph: James Ellerker/Guinness World Records 2:55

Former Ireland rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll, champion horse Hurricane Fly and the shaving for 179 heads simultaneously are some of the Ireland’s wor(...)

 Wales captain Sam Warburton. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Welsh rugby has finally agreed a peace deal with 10 players receiving dual contracts in a six-year €75 million-plus agreement. The new Rugby Services(...)

The Celtic Manor Resort, outside Newport, south Wales, will host Ireland during their 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign. Photograph: Giddens/PA Wire

The bases for all of the teams competing at next year’s 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales have been completed.Joe Schmidt’s Irish side will m(...)