Cardiff’s Gareth Anscombe: his contract with Blues expires in the summer. Photograph: Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Gareth Anscombe will leave Cardiff Blues at the end of the season to join their Pro14 rivals Ospreys. The Wales outhalf, 27, had been offered a new co(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty scores a try despite the tackle of  Matthew Morgan of Cardiff Blues during the Guinness Pro 14 game  at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 29 Cardiff Blues 22 Connacht earned themselves a mouth-watering Guinness Pro14 quarter-final away to Ulster – having won in Belfast for the (...)

Bundee Aki returns for Connacht against Cardiff. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Pro 14, Connacht v Cardiff Blues, Saturday April 13th, Sportsground (kick-off 3.0pm, TG4) Bundee Aki returns to the Connacht side for Saturday’s crun(...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton dejected after defeat in Cardiff. ‘The frustrations are real. You can see it on senior players’ faces.’ Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Doubt has forever been the nemesis of confidence. Steve Hansen’s comment from November came into my mind last Saturday in Cardiff. Steve was very ser(...)

Wales Dan Biggar and Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale in action during the Six Nations clash in Cardiff. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Wales 25 Ireland 7 To Wales and Warren Gatland go the Grand Slam and the garlands, and deservedly so. Led magnificently by the colossal and remarkabl(...)

Ireland’s Rob Kearney dejected after the defeat to Wales in Cardiff. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Rob Kearney has admitted Ireland are braced for heavy criticism after slipping from Grand Slam champions to mid-table in the space of a year. Fullbac(...)

Rory Best: ”We always strive to get better. We haven’t done that.”

Long before the finish of this 25-7 defeat the Welsh fans were laughing in unison. Laughing at Joe Schmidt’s decision to let the heavens into the(...)

 Johnny Sexton during the 25-7 defeat at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photo:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Wales 25 Ireland 7 Wales kept their best for last and, in truth, Ireland reserved their worst. Securing a Grand Slam, and almost pulling up, against (...)

Joe Schmidt and Rory Best: have led Ireland to unprecedented heights and would love to register a win in Wales in their final Six Nations game. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ten years ago we entered this spaceship hovering over the River Taff on the last day of the Six Nations and caught the Welsh with some cold, calculate(...)

Gareth Anscombe: “Wales has a number of good players. We back our 30-man squad and feel we can take on anyone in the world.” Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Wales may be armed with a record 13-match winning run when they face Ireland at the Principality Stadium on Saturday but Gareth Anscombe believes they(...)

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