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Gareth Davies comes in for the injured Kieran Hardy in the Wales side for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Italy in Rome. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images

Wayne Pivac says that Wales will not be getting ahead of themselves when his players face the penultimate test of a possible Grand Slam season. The f(...)

Ireland’s Iain Henderson and Wales’ lock Alun Wyn Jones in action at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Getty Images

On June 11th 2016 CJ Stander was red carded on his return to Cape Town. With 22 minutes on the clock the Springboks carried off their badly concussed (...)

Leinster’s Rob Kearney and Fergus McFadden lift the Guinness Pro 14 trophy after the victory over Ulster in the final at the Aviva Stadium in September. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The reaction to the probability of the four South African Super Rugby franchises joining an expanded Pro 16 has been mixed. By and large, the response(...)

Munster head coach Johann van Graan speaks to the players during training. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Munster’s tactics in their Pro14 semi-final defeat by Leinster just over three weeks ago came in for plenty of critical analysis, but Johaan van Graan(...)

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 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(...)

Dan Biggar starts for Wales against Fiji. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty

James Davies reacted to his World Cup selection against Fiji by telling Wales boss Warren Gatland he had “finally seen the light”. And Gatland admitt(...)

Australia’s head coach Michael Cheika during a training session in Urayasu. Photograph: Getty Images

Michael Cheika launched a stinging attack on World Rugby following the three-match ban received by the Australia wing Reece Hodge for a tackle his hea(...)

Cory Hill has been released from the Wales Rugby World Cup squad after failing to recover from a leg fracture. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty

Cory Hill has been released from Wales’ Rugby World Cup squad due to injury. Dragons lock Hill was named in the squad and travelled to Japan, but he (...)

Ireland’s Rory Best leaves the field to a thunderous ovation after the game against Wales in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 19 Wales 10 On the proviso that Keith Earls’s quadricep injury is as insignificant as initially presumed – and hence, miracle of miracles, no(...)

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