Scott Baldwin

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Ulster’s Darren Cave has signed a contract extension keeping him with the province until the summer of 2019. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster v Ospreys, Kingspan Stadium, 7.35pm (BBC NI) Ulster’s season can still end with a place in the Guinness Pro14 knock-out stages and direct qual(...)

Cardiff Blues’ Alex Cuthbert in action against the Toyota Cheetahs at Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein. The Welsh side endured a nightmare 55-hour journey to South Africa. Photograph: Frikkie Kapp/Inpho/BackPagePix

The brave new dawn of an expanded Pro 14 began with misgivings and specifically the logistical difficulties for the Celtic and Italian sides in negoti(...)

Scott Baldwin took things a little too far at  a wildlife centre when he began to pet a lion “like a kitten”. Photograph: Kevin Barnes/Inpho

Some weeks, column writing is a pain. If there’s no big outrage demanding your tuppence-worth, none of the robots out in the sports world saying anyth(...)

Scott Baldwin came in for a ribbing from his coach after Friday’s 44-25 defeat.  Photograph: Scott Baldwin Twitter page

Wales hooker Scott Baldwin has apologised after being bitten on the hand while trying to pet a lion in South Africa, causing him to miss Ospreys’ defe(...)

France outhalf Francois Trinh-Duc  celebrates his team’s Six Nations victory over Wales at Stade de France. Photograph:  Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

France 20 Wales 18 France beat Wales thanks to a converted try by Damien Chouly 20 minutes after full time had elapsed following an extraordinary and(...)

Taulupe Faletau will be among the replacements for the visit of Ireland on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

Wales boss Rob Howley has named an unchanged team for Friday’s RBS 6 Nations clash against Ireland in Cardiff. Howley keeps faith with the team beat(...)

Ireland’s CJ Stander and Alun-Wyn Jones of Wales compete for a line-out in last year’s Six Nations game. Ireland will look to target the Welsh set-piece this years. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

“Lineout Wars” provides a little oomph in descriptive terms but at the same time reasonably represents the importance of the confrontation when Irelan(...)

Munster’sJean Kleyn: will miss the next eight to 10 weeks with a neck injury.Photograph: Inpho

The legacy of Munster’s emphatic victory over the Newport Gwent Dragons last weekend came with a particularly costly tariff following confirmation tha(...)

Liam Williams was one of the standout players as Wales were narrowly beaten by England in Cardiff. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

15 Stuart Hogg Perhaps not as tidy a performance as he produced against Ireland but again Hogg was the standout fullback on show across the second we(...)

Wales lost seven of 18 lineouts in the first two matches, coughing up four against England and three to the Scots. They didn’t lose a single lineout against France the last day, winning all 10 throws.

Mark Twain’s assertion that ‘facts are stubborn things but statistics are pliable’, is a pretty good description of how the same set of numbers can(...)