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#Wales

# wales - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Bale left out of Wales squad for Ireland Nations League clash and England friendly
# Excluded
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# Excluded

Bale left out of Wales squad for Ireland Nations League clash and England friendly

Sep 30th 2020, 4:30 PM 5,638 Views 0 Comments

The now-Tottenham star also misses a game against Bulgaria.

# wales - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'Significant' cluster in Wales linked to coach trip that included passengers who were awaiting test results
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Significant' cluster in Wales linked to coach trip that included passengers who were awaiting test results

Sep 17th 2020, 7:31 PM 40,625 Views 19 Comments

The group were on a trip to Doncaster Races but did not have tickets and did not enter the site, instead visiting a number of pubs.

# wales - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'They make things very difficult' - Bale slams Real Madrid, says he is open to Premier League return
# Wantaway
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# Wantaway

'They make things very difficult' - Bale slams Real Madrid, says he is open to Premier League return

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:34 PM 12,162 Views 11 Comments

The Wales skipper says he is still motivated to play football but Madrid won’t let him leave.

# wales - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Wales police investigating 'rave' with over 3,000 people who travelled from across the UK
# No Social Distancing
# No Social Distancing

Wales police investigating 'rave' with over 3,000 people who travelled from across the UK

Aug 30th 2020, 4:35 PM 38,282 Views 21 Comments

It is one of a number of illegally held events across the UK during the bank holiday weekend.

# wales - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Neco Williams and Ben Cabango given debut Wales calls and Hal Robson-Kanu back
# Tidy
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# Tidy

Neco Williams and Ben Cabango given debut Wales calls and Hal Robson-Kanu back

Aug 25th 2020, 1:50 PM 4,348 Views 2 Comments

Liverpool full-back Williams, 19, also qualifies for England but will line out for Ireland’s Nations League group rivals.

# wales - Friday 3 July, 2020

'Utterly shambolic': Wales and Scotland hit out at UK government's shifting position on air bridges
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Utterly shambolic': Wales and Scotland hit out at UK government's shifting position on air bridges

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:34 PM 26,612 Views 10 Comments

Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford accused the UK government of making an announcement and then trying to “work out” what they meant.

# wales - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems
# Banned
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# Banned

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems

May 31st 2020, 10:04 AM 11,439 Views 9 Comments

The 49-year-old was sent home from the 2019 World Cup and handed a nine-month suspension from sport.

# wales - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

UK's official coronavirus death toll now at least 41,000 as criticism of care home handling ramps up
# Ons
# Ons

UK's official coronavirus death toll now at least 41,000 as criticism of care home handling ramps up

May 19th 2020, 7:14 PM 25,210 Views 49 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock earlier told parliament he was encouraged that care home deaths were falling.

# wales - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Man killed and two others injured after being attacked by water buffalo in Wales
# Gwent
# Gwent

Man killed and two others injured after being attacked by water buffalo in Wales

May 5th 2020, 6:48 PM 47,169 Views 27 Comments

A 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 19-year-old man was critically injured.

# wales - Saturday 25 April, 2020

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19

Apr 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 22,442 Views 36 Comments

It is the 5th country in the world to pass the 20,000 mark.

# wales - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'What the f***?': Wales’s health minister heard swearing at colleague during virtual sitting
# Zoom
# Zoom

'What the f***?': Wales’s health minister heard swearing at colleague during virtual sitting

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:45 AM 28,615 Views 30 Comments

Vaughan Gething later apologised and said he was “obviously embarrassed”.

# wales - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Four men jailed in England and Wales over the past year following introduction of 'upskirting law'
# Criminal Offence
# Criminal Offence

Four men jailed in England and Wales over the past year following introduction of 'upskirting law'

Apr 11th 2020, 11:44 AM 34,360 Views 20 Comments

Data shows the vast majority of the offences took place in supermarkets and shops

# wales - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Welsh rugby players agree to salary reductions for the next three months
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Welsh rugby players agree to salary reductions for the next three months

Apr 9th 2020, 8:16 AM 2,575 Views 1 Comment

Any player earning £25,000 or less per year will not be subject to a pay cut, it has been confirmed.

# wales - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Citizens in the UK flout restricted movement measures to travel to tourist hotspot in Wales
# Wales
# Wales

Citizens in the UK flout restricted movement measures to travel to tourist hotspot in Wales

Mar 28th 2020, 7:25 AM 76,297 Views 45 Comments

They face a fine of £30 or arrest if they continue to disobey the guidelines.

# wales - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis
# Covid19
# Covid19

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:54 PM 109,827 Views 30 Comments

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# wales - Friday 13 March, 2020

Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind
# Breaking
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# Breaking

Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 2:08 PM 62,285 Views 86 Comments

Earlier, the WRU had said the game would go ahead but sense has finally prevailed.

# wales - Thursday 12 March, 2020

RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased'
# Not In Line
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# Not In Line

RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased'

Mar 12th 2020, 3:20 PM 7,746 Views 7 Comments

The England head coach had criticised the referee after their win over Wales.

Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead
# Cardiff Encounter
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# Cardiff Encounter

Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead

Mar 12th 2020, 12:15 PM 5,111 Views 8 Comments

The Six Nations fixture is due to take place in Cardiff on Saturday.

# wales - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Massive blow for Wales as Joe Allen is ruled out of Euros
# Bad Break
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# Bad Break

Massive blow for Wales as Joe Allen is ruled out of Euros

Mar 7th 2020, 8:01 PM 5,893 Views 2 Comments

Stylish playmaker ruptured his Achilles today and won’t play in this summer’s finals.

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations

Mar 7th 2020, 3:45 PM 50,713 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s game is off, but the Six Nations rumbled on and we went minute-by-minute.

Former Wales international Matthew J Watkins has died aged 41
# R.I.P.
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# R.I.P.

Former Wales international Matthew J Watkins has died aged 41

Mar 7th 2020, 1:31 PM 17,656 Views 4 Comments

The Welsh team will wear black armbands against England today as a mark of respect for the centre, who won 18 caps for his national team.

# wales - Friday 6 March, 2020

‘We owe them one – last year’s defeat still irks me’
# Grudge Match
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# Grudge Match

‘We owe them one – last year’s defeat still irks me’

Mar 6th 2020, 8:45 AM 8,584 Views 0 Comments

As Eddie Jones plots revenge against Wales tomorrow, Wayne Pivac refuses to do a Gatland and play mind games with his Aussie rival.

# wales - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Wilson and Watson for England XV as Wales bring back Liam Williams
# Game On
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# Game On

Wilson and Watson for England XV as Wales bring back Liam Williams

Mar 5th 2020, 11:06 AM 6,676 Views 3 Comments

The pair have missed out on international duty since featuring the World Cup final.

# wales - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:13 PM 3,069 Views 1 Comment

The experienced duo are expected to be fit for a daunting trip to Twickenham.

England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery
# Ruled Out
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# Ruled Out

England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery

Mar 3rd 2020, 3:31 PM 6,692 Views 1 Comment

The prop recently flew back to England from Tonga, via Hong Kong.

# wales - Friday 28 February, 2020

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend
# Risk
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# Risk

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend

Feb 28th 2020, 10:25 AM 6,383 Views 17 Comments

Wales winger is ‘in a good place’ as he, Liam Williams and Josh Navidi get set for battle against England tomorrow week.

# wales - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle
# Contest
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# Contest

Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle

Feb 26th 2020, 1:14 PM 9,107 Views 9 Comments

Professional performance analyst Eoin Toolan examines the contests in the air in this Six Nations.

# wales - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

‘A win over England isn't going to define our championship’
# Hurting
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# Hurting

‘A win over England isn't going to define our championship’

Feb 25th 2020, 1:31 PM 3,066 Views 0 Comments

Wales back-rower Taulupe Faletau maintains his country has loftier ambitions than to simply get one over the old enemy.

Bath snap up Wales star Rhys Webb and plan to spend again this summer
# Smart Move
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# Smart Move

Bath snap up Wales star Rhys Webb and plan to spend again this summer

Feb 25th 2020, 10:52 AM 5,454 Views 3 Comments

Six-time Premiership winners building a squad in bid to become top dogs in England again.

# wales - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France
# Cardiff Clash
From The42
# Cardiff Clash

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France

Feb 20th 2020, 12:42 PM 5,751 Views 6 Comments

Ross Moriarty and Gareth Davies come into the starting XV for Wayne Pivac’s side.

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK
# Flooding
# Flooding

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK

Feb 20th 2020, 8:04 AM 15,394 Views 20 Comments

There are six severe warnings indicating lives are in danger in communities near the Welsh border.

Ireland dismiss 'strange' Welsh complaints over Furlong's scrummaging
# Legal
From The42
# Legal

Ireland dismiss 'strange' Welsh complaints over Furlong's scrummaging

Feb 20th 2020, 1:00 AM 7,892 Views 5 Comments

The tighthead prop’s set-piece work was questioned by Wales forwards coach Jonathan Humphreys.

# wales - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'
# Unimpressed
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# Unimpressed

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'

Feb 18th 2020, 3:23 PM 18,814 Views 14 Comments

The Welsh coaching staff are irked at the refereeing of the set-piece, and have shone a spotlight on the Irish prop.

Three concussions in five months but Biggar is cleared to play
# Headstart
From The42
# Headstart

Three concussions in five months but Biggar is cleared to play

Feb 18th 2020, 9:16 AM 7,238 Views 29 Comments

Welsh problems at No10 look set to end after Dan Biggar given thumbs up by his club coach to play against France this weekend.

# wales - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations
# Dublin Hangover
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# Dublin Hangover

Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations

Feb 16th 2020, 12:21 PM 7,736 Views 7 Comments

The 2019 champions suffered a 24-14 defeat at Lansdowne Road last weekend.

# wales - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Feb 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,370 Views 3 Comments

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# wales - Monday 10 February, 2020

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown
# Belief
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# Belief

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Feb 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,508 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

# wales - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations
# Winning
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# Winning

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations

Feb 9th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,105 Views 5 Comments

A brilliant result for Adam Griggs’ side, who go top of the table.

'High performance breeds high performance,' as Griggs' Ireland aim to follow suit and go two from two
# Sunday Best
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# Sunday Best

'High performance breeds high performance,' as Griggs' Ireland aim to follow suit and go two from two

Feb 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,398 Views 2 Comments

Donnybrook’s Energia Park hosts the clash with familiar foes Wales this afternoon.

# wales - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'This is not the top, we keep going': Deegan ready to work for more after first cap
# Deegan's Delight
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# Deegan's Delight

'This is not the top, we keep going': Deegan ready to work for more after first cap

Feb 8th 2020, 8:54 PM 8,990 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster back row earned his international debut as a late replacement.