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Leigh Halfpenny will miss the opening two rounds of the Six Nations. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leigh Halfpenny will miss Wales’ opening two Six Nations matches as he continues his recover from concussion. Head coach Warren Gatland has insisted (...)

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 (...)

Cory Hill: “It’s a case of one last effort and I’m sure the boys will put the hard yards in. A first series win here since 1999 is all the motivation we need.” Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Wales captain Cory Hill hopes he can be the man to lead his country to a first series win in Argentina since 1999 when the two sides meet in Saturday (...)

Andy Farrell: “If something is not up to scratch and it is not good enough you need to be honest about that.” Photograph: Laszlo GeczoInpho

Conceding three tries to Italy in the final 25 minutes last Saturday week at the Aviva Stadium ought to have given Wales and Ireland’s other remaining(...)

Conor Murray attempted three penalties from around half-way against Racing 92, scoring one. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster, and perhaps Ireland, have a new weapon in their arsenal; Conor Murray as long-range goal-kicker. Given Murray is 28, and has been on the scen(...)

Jonathan Davies in action for the British and Irish Lions during the summer. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Wales star Jonathan Davies is set to be sidelined for around six months after suffering a foot injury. The Welsh Rugby Union said “it is envisaged th(...)

 Vinny Hammond records a Lions training session in Queenstown. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Lions are a machine, and they’ve needed to be. To transport 41 players, plus add-ons, and up to around 40 support staff and some 20 tonnes of lugg(...)

 Owen Farrell of the Lions misses a crucial penalty against the Highlanders watched by kicking coach Neil Jenkins at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

The Lions provided something of a template for their defence on this tour against the Crusaders last Saturday. But the intriguing, and slightly unne(...)

Jonathan Davies suffered a head injury during the Lions’ win over the Crusaders. Photograph: Marty Melville/Getty

Jonathan Davies must prove his fitness in training on Thursday to be able to stake a British and Irish Lions Test match claim in Saturday’s Maori clas(...)

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton who on Tuesday will play only his second game since early April. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

The previously much-derided and pilloried Lions tourists of 2017 travelled south to Dunedin on Sunday for Tuesday’s latest rendezvous with an in-form (...)

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