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World Rugby Chairman   Bill Beaumont is to receive all three of WRU’s votes. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Bill Beaumont has received a significant boost in his bid to be re-elected as World Rugby chairman after the Welsh union announced it is backing the (...)

Convicted killer Francis Kean has been nominated for the World Rugby executive committee. Kean, the chairman of the Fiji rugby union, was seconded by (...)

Ireland’s Andrew Conway tackles Wales’ Ken Owens during the match at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Donall Farmer/PA Wire.

Ireland 24 Wales 14 Rumours of Ireland’s demise appear premature. This was only the second game of the Six Nations and only the second game of the An(...)

Wales coach Wayne Pivac saw his tenure get off to a winning start against Italy. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It looked so easy. The RDS in 2017. Aviva Stadium a week later. Leinster and Munster ripped to shreds as the Scarlets streaked to an unforeseen Pro 1(...)

Nick Tompkins will start for Wales against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Six Nations: Ireland v Wales Kick-off: 2.15pm, Saturday. Venue: Aviva Stadium. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog will begin at 1.45pm . On TV: (...)

Gloucester’s Louis Rees-Zammit sores the second try of the game during the Heineken Champions Cup pool five match against Montpellier at Kingsholm. Photograph:  Simon Galloway/PA Wire

Teenager Gloucester wing Louis Rees-Zammit is in line to be named in Wales’ Six Nations squad. The 18-year-old has lit up English rugby this season, s(...)

South Africa’s Makazole Mapimpi, Faf de Klerk and Lukhanyo Am all had excellent tournaments. Photograph: Inpho

15 Beauden Barrett (New Zealand) It’s too reactive to say that Barrett’s switch to fullback didn’t work on the basis of their semi-final exit, as Eng(...)

South Africa’s centre Frans Steyn and scrumhalf Faf de Klerk celebrate their side’s win over Wales. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty

Rugby World Cup semi-final: Wales 16 South Africa 19 For several seconds after Handre Pollard tapped the game’s final penalty, kicked the ball dead a(...)

Wales’ coach Warren Gatland during a training session at the International Stadium, Yokohama. Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Rugby World Cup semi-final: Wales v South Africa Kick-off: 9am Irish time, Sunday. Venue: International Stadium, Yokohama. How to follow: T(...)

South Africa’s Faf de Klerk scores a try at the  Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Japan in  Tokyo Stadium on Sunday.  Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain. This is a country where size is not everything, whe(...)

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