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Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones during his team’s Grand Slam winners celebration at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay. Photograph: PA

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has been unveiled as the 2019 Six Nations Player of the Championship. The experienced secondrow captained his side to t(...)

Alun Wyn Jones has called for players to have a seat on World Rugby’s executive committee ahead of Thursday’s meeting in Dublin. Photograph: Robert Perry/EPA

The world’s leading players have called for a seat on World Rugby’s executive committee, hitting out at the sport’s governing body for ignoring their (...)

Garry Ringrose could return to the Ireland midfield for Sunday’s Six Nations clash against France at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s the beginning of the end. The Six Nations returns on Saturday after another two-week hiatus, for the penultimate round of fixtures. It already s(...)

Ospreys’ Luke Morgan beats Tom Prydie of Scarlets to score a try during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the Liberty Stadium in December. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Welsh rugby is set for its most radical overhaul since 2003 with the country’s two most successful professional sides – Ospreys and Scarlets – poised (...)

Warren Gatland has won three Six Nations titles with Wales (albeit none since 2013), including two Grand Slams. Photograph: PA Wire

Last Monday week at the Rugby Union Writers’ Club’s annual awards banquet in London, Warren Gatland was asked how Wales would do in this year’s Guinne(...)

Liam Williams scores Wales’ 10th try during the autumn international against  Tonga at the Principality Stadium in  Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Liam Williams will replace fullback Leigh Halfpenny in the Wales team for Saturday’s autumn international against South Africa in Cardiff. Halfpenny (...)

Wales’ Liam Williams in action with Australia’s Dane Haylett-Petty during the autumn international at the  Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Wales 9 Australia 6 Wales ended their long losing run against Australia at the 14th attempt as substitute Dan Biggar’s late penalty gave them a 9-6 (...)

 Maro Itoje, Jonathan Davies and Alun Wyn Jones line out for the Lions before the Second Test against New Zealand  at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Last summer’s Lions tour to New Zealand is history but the unlikely friendships it forged endure. The partnership of Alun Wyn Jones and Maro Itoje in (...)

Codie Taylor of the All Blacks dives in to score a try during the first Test match against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park  in Auckland. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

Talking to some of the more fair-minded New Zealand journalists covering this tour, and not only are there plenty but it’s seemingly more informative (...)

The combination of Jonathan Sexton and Owen Farrell in the 10-12 axis was a huge boost to the Lions after Jonathan Davies was forced off with a head injury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

This victory was an eloquent rebuttal of accusations that the Lions would descend into a spiral of defeats in tracing a line from last week’s disappoi(...)

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