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#Wales

# wales - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Wales' season ends with disappointing defeat to impressive Pumas
# Second Best
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# Second Best

Wales' season ends with disappointing defeat to impressive Pumas

Jul 17th 2021, 5:25 PM 7,544 Views 5 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s men struggled against Argentina in the sun in Cardiff.

# wales - Thursday 15 July, 2021

'It’s a massive opportunity. It’s the last game before the first Test selection'
# Lions Lock
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# Lions Lock

'It’s a massive opportunity. It’s the last game before the first Test selection'

Jul 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 8,413 Views 4 Comments

Wales lock Adam Beard has impressed since getting a late call-up to the Lions tour.

# wales - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Halfpenny injury mars Wales' hammering of Canada
# Halfpenny Cost
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# Halfpenny Cost

Halfpenny injury mars Wales' hammering of Canada

Jul 3rd 2021, 5:48 PM 9,038 Views 0 Comments

The full-back was carted off on his 100th Test.

# wales - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Chris Gunter blasts 'joke set-up' of Euro 2020 after Wales crash out
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Chris Gunter blasts 'joke set-up' of Euro 2020 after Wales crash out

Jun 27th 2021, 1:26 PM 21,984 Views 12 Comments

The Welsh saw their involvement in the tournament ended by yesterday’s 4-0 defeat to Denmark.

# wales - Friday 25 June, 2021

Excellent Ireland U20s make it 2/2 with bonus-point win over hosts Wales
# On A Roll
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# On A Roll

Excellent Ireland U20s make it 2/2 with bonus-point win over hosts Wales

Jun 25th 2021, 9:51 PM 29,403 Views 43 Comments

Nathan Doak was outstanding as Richie Murphy’s side scored five tries.

# wales - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Gareth Bale believes Wales are in a ‘fantastic position’ after win over Turkey
# Welsh Wizard
From The42
# Welsh Wizard

Gareth Bale believes Wales are in a ‘fantastic position’ after win over Turkey

Jun 16th 2021, 9:46 PM 5,939 Views 1 Comment

The Real Madrid forward had an eventful game, making two goals and missing a second-half penalty.

Ramsey and Roberts on target as Wales close in on last-16 spot at Euros
# Another Step Forward
From The42
# Another Step Forward

Ramsey and Roberts on target as Wales close in on last-16 spot at Euros

Jun 16th 2021, 7:07 PM 16,825 Views 11 Comments

Wales registered a 2-0 win over Turkey who have now lost both of their Group A matches without scoring.

# wales - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Meet the Irishman with Wales at the European Championships
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Meet the Irishman with Wales at the European Championships

Jun 12th 2021, 8:00 AM 28,693 Views 3 Comments

Kilkenny sports scientist Ronan Kavanagh talks to The42.

# wales - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Swimmers hopeful new record will be recognised after gruelling 116km relay from Wexford to Wales
# Seas The Day
# Seas The Day

Swimmers hopeful new record will be recognised after gruelling 116km relay from Wexford to Wales

Jun 10th 2021, 1:02 PM 20,315 Views 9 Comments

The Oa Giants completed the 116km swim from Co Wexford to the Pembrokeshire coast in 34 hours and 25 minutes.

# wales - Saturday 5 June, 2021

LOI ref Neil Doyle in charge of feisty friendly draw between Wales and Albania From The42

LOI ref Neil Doyle in charge of feisty friendly draw between Wales and Albania

Jun 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 4,076 Views 1 Comment

There were seven yellow cards dished out in a 0-0 draw in Cardiff.

# wales - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

France brush aside Wales after Neco Williams sees red
# Seeing Red
From The42
# Seeing Red

France brush aside Wales after Neco Williams sees red

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:20 PM 5,962 Views 0 Comments

The Liverpool youngster was sent off after 26 minutes for blocking Karim Benzema’s close-range effort with his arms.

# wales - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Wales name teenager with just 191 minutes of senior football played in their squad for Euro 2020
# Making The Cut
From The42
# Making The Cut

Wales name teenager with just 191 minutes of senior football played in their squad for Euro 2020

May 30th 2021, 8:33 PM 9,467 Views 0 Comments

Cardiff midfielder Rubin Colwill is the surprise name in the squad.

# wales - Friday 28 May, 2021

Ryan Giggs to face trial in January on ex-girlfriend assault charge
# Manchester
# Manchester

Ryan Giggs to face trial in January on ex-girlfriend assault charge

Updated May 28th 2021, 11:57 AM 20,068 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United footballer is also alleged to have engaged in controlling and coercive behaviour towards Kate Greville.

# wales - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 7:30 PM 7,079 Views 3 Comments

The Munster flanker was superb in last weekend’s big win over Wales.

# wales - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 2:25 PM 3,129 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# wales - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait

Apr 6th 2021, 6:54 PM 2,741 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.

# wales - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Daniel James’ late header gives Wales victory over Czech Republic
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Daniel James’ late header gives Wales victory over Czech Republic

Mar 30th 2021, 9:56 PM 5,274 Views 8 Comments

The Dragons got back on track after losing their opening qualifier in Belgium.

# wales - Monday 29 March, 2021

'No hiding we are getting older' - Bale admits Wales career could be coming to an end
# Tick Tock
From The42
# Tick Tock

'No hiding we are getting older' - Bale admits Wales career could be coming to an end

Mar 29th 2021, 7:26 PM 5,909 Views 0 Comments

Their current World Cup qualifying campaign could possibly be his last.

3 Wales players sent home 'for breaching protocol' ahead of World Cup qualifier
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

3 Wales players sent home 'for breaching protocol' ahead of World Cup qualifier

Mar 29th 2021, 4:38 PM 7,934 Views 0 Comments

Hal Robson-Kanu, Rabbi Matondo and Tyler Roberts have been released from the Welsh camp.

# wales - Friday 26 March, 2021

From despair to joy - Wayne Pivac celebrates Welsh triumph
# Wayne's World
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# Wayne's World

From despair to joy - Wayne Pivac celebrates Welsh triumph

Mar 26th 2021, 11:04 PM 8,349 Views 18 Comments

Pivac’s men had been forced to wait an additional six days to discover their fate following Saturday’s last gasp defeat to France.

Scotland win at the death against France as Wales claim Six Nations title
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Scotland win at the death against France as Wales claim Six Nations title

Mar 26th 2021, 10:07 PM 50,547 Views 47 Comments

Scotland won 27-23 at the Stade de France while Wales become Six Nations champions. Ireland finish third.

# wales - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Wales left ‘numb’ after late France try denied them Grand Slam in Paris
# Chaotic
From The42
# Chaotic

Wales left ‘numb’ after late France try denied them Grand Slam in Paris

Mar 21st 2021, 12:59 PM 9,054 Views 6 Comments

Fabien Galthie’s side were 32-30 winners after a dramatic finale last night.

# wales - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Dulin's late try breaks Welsh hearts and kills their Grand Slam dream
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Dulin's late try breaks Welsh hearts and kills their Grand Slam dream

Mar 20th 2021, 10:13 PM 19,181 Views 73 Comments

France lock Paul Willemse is red carded but Brice Dulin scores at the death to seal two-point win for Les Bleus.

# wales - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'We need to improve - France will be a different proposition' - Pivac
# French Evolution
From The42
# French Evolution

'We need to improve - France will be a different proposition' - Pivac

Mar 13th 2021, 8:12 PM 3,349 Views 1 Comment

Wales set for Six Nations showdown with France in Paris.

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy
# On Track
From The42
# On Track

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy

Mar 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,605 Views 48 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s men made it four from four ahead of next weekend’s visit to France.

# wales - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat

Feb 27th 2021, 9:40 PM 11,758 Views 23 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side lifted the Triple Crown after amassing their highest Test score against England.

Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam
# Triple Crown
From The42
# Triple Crown

Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam

Feb 27th 2021, 7:22 PM 41,437 Views 49 Comments

The defeat all but ended reigning the champions’ hopes of a successful title defence.

# wales - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Wales boss Pivac applauds ‘exciting’ 20-year-old wing Rees-Zammit after Scotland win
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Wales boss Pivac applauds ‘exciting’ 20-year-old wing Rees-Zammit after Scotland win

Feb 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 6,886 Views 9 Comments

The Gloucester man was the hero with two tries in a stunning performance.

Rees-Zammit the hero as Wales edge past Scotland in thriller
# King Louis
From The42
# King Louis

Rees-Zammit the hero as Wales edge past Scotland in thriller

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 6:56 PM 31,124 Views 61 Comments

Two tries from Welsh wing Louis Rees-Zammit prove crucial as 14-man Scotland pay the price for their indiscipline.

# wales - Friday 12 February, 2021

Record low February temperatures of -15 degrees in England and Wales for second night running
# Baltic
# Baltic

Record low February temperatures of -15 degrees in England and Wales for second night running

Feb 12th 2021, 11:41 AM 17,059 Views 5 Comments

The coldest UK temperature for 65 years was recorded at Braemar in Aberdeenshire on Wednesday night.

# wales - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Top carrier, tackler, passer, and jackler - Tadhg Beirne's best game yet for Ireland
# STANDOUT
From The42
# STANDOUT

Top carrier, tackler, passer, and jackler - Tadhg Beirne's best game yet for Ireland

Feb 9th 2021, 5:18 PM 20,538 Views 30 Comments

The Munster lock was superb as Ireland came up short against Wales last weekend.

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales

Feb 9th 2021, 8:40 AM 11,684 Views 47 Comments

The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.

# wales - Monday 8 February, 2021

'He has been a real bonus for the coaches' - Keenan impresses at 15 for Ireland
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

'He has been a real bonus for the coaches' - Keenan impresses at 15 for Ireland

Feb 8th 2021, 4:42 PM 22,611 Views 34 Comments

The Leinster man’s performance was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Iain Henderson backs Billy Burns to bounce back from his kicking blunder
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

Iain Henderson backs Billy Burns to bounce back from his kicking blunder

Feb 8th 2021, 12:08 PM 29,557 Views 56 Comments

The Ireland out-half missed touch with the final kick of yesterday’s game – ending Ireland’s hopes of a sensational come-from-behind win.

# wales - Sunday 7 February, 2021

'Other days, you're the hero... It's the life of the number 10'
# Agonising
From The42
# Agonising

'Other days, you're the hero... It's the life of the number 10'

Feb 7th 2021, 9:43 PM 47,758 Views 79 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Andy Farrell stressed that Billy Burns didn’t cost Ireland the game in Cardiff.

Welsh squad decimated after bruising battle with Ireland
# Walking Wounded
From The42
# Walking Wounded

Welsh squad decimated after bruising battle with Ireland

Feb 7th 2021, 9:14 PM 13,711 Views 1 Comment

Four Welsh starters have already been ruled out of next weekend’s trip to Murrayfield.

'Guys don't do this on purpose' - Farrell backs POM to rebound with Ireland
# Red Card
From The42
# Red Card

'Guys don't do this on purpose' - Farrell backs POM to rebound with Ireland

Feb 7th 2021, 9:14 PM 10,854 Views 30 Comments

The Munster captain was sent off in the 14th minute in Cardiff.

Ireland leave Cardiff feeling a mix of pride, disappointment and regret
# Up And Down
From The42
# Up And Down

Ireland leave Cardiff feeling a mix of pride, disappointment and regret

Feb 7th 2021, 7:00 PM 7,448 Views 24 Comments

Josh van der Flier says he and the seven-man pack felt ‘comfortable’ at half-time, but errors allowed Wales win back control.

'We didn't get the win today but we can be proud of what we did'
# Stander And Deliver
From The42
# Stander And Deliver

'We didn't get the win today but we can be proud of what we did'

Feb 7th 2021, 5:35 PM 10,242 Views 41 Comments

CJ Stander credits his team mates for giving Wales a massive fright today.

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card
# Man Down
From The42
# Man Down

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card

Feb 7th 2021, 5:14 PM 39,587 Views 230 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men racked up a big error count in the second half as they came up short.

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