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Wales’ scrumhalf  Mike Phillips celebrates as a dejected Paul O’Connell, Mike Ross and Cian Healy of Ireland look on at the final whistle of the 2011 Rugby World Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Eventually you make a pact with yourself. Enough of these dazed walks up Jones’ Road as the light declines. Sam Maguire winters in Kerry or Ulster. I(...)

Matthew Watkins in action for Wales during the 2006 Six Nations in Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Former Wales centre Matthew J Watkins has died at the age of 41 after a long illness. Watkins, who won 18 caps for Wales between 2003 and 2006, retir(...)

Peter Robb carries the ball during Connacht’s win over the Ospreys. Photograph: Ryan Hiscott/Inpho

Ospreys 10 Connacht 20 Victories in Wales for Connacht are rare enough, particularly at Liberty Stadium, so it may not surprise the last time Connach(...)

Connacht’s Peter Robb celebrates scoring his teams second try of the game. Photograph: Ryan Hiscott/Inpho

Ospreys 10 Connacht 20 Connacht maintained their winning momentum when grabbing a hard-earned win against the Ospreys at Liberty Stadium on Saturday (...)

Rob Herring in training. ‘One of the things I’ve noticed is that where we are now and where we were last season is chalk and cheese,’ he says.

Pro14: Ulster v Ospreys Kick-off: 7.35pm. Venue: Kingspan stadium. On TV: Live on Eir Sport. Ireland captain Rory Best will retire after t(...)

Ross Moriarty is set to be fit for Wales’ Six Nations opener in France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

When Warren Gatland named his squad for the Six Nations last week, he chose 39 players because so many were carrying injuries and he wanted to ensure (...)

 Wales look to be without Taulupe Faletau for the upcoming Six Nations. Photograph: Reuters

Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau looks set to miss the Six Nations after breaking his arm again. Faletau, a British and Irish Lion, suffered a frac(...)

Wales flanker Ellis Jenkins could miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee injury in the 20-11 win over South Africa. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Wales flanker Ellis Jenkins will require surgery after being hurt during the dying seconds of last Saturday’s victory over South Africa. Jenkins’ reg(...)

Wales’ Liam Williams scores his side’s second try during the autumn international against South Africa at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Wales 20 South Africa 11 Wales completed a first clean sweep of autumn Tests and extended their unbeaten run to nine after toppling South Africa at t(...)

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 (...)

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