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# wales - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales
# Starter
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# Starter

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales

Feb 8th 2020, 6:31 PM 12,476 Views 17 Comments

The 28-year-old impressed as he won his 20th Test cap.

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales
# In Charge
From The42
# In Charge

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales

Feb 8th 2020, 4:13 PM 49,054 Views 140 Comments

The Irish attack looked fluid, while they improved up front on a good day for the new head coach.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Six Nations

Feb 8th 2020, 1:05 PM 71,112 Views 70 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as both Andy Farrell and Wayne Pivac enter their second match as head coach.

Clark Kent with their club, Superman with their country – the personality change in Welsh rugby
# Wales
From The42
# Wales

Clark Kent with their club, Superman with their country – the personality change in Welsh rugby

Feb 8th 2020, 9:30 AM 5,420 Views 3 Comments

Welsh clubs are frequently embarrassed by the four Irish provinces but at international level, it’s a different story.

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin
# Showtime
From The42
# Showtime

Ireland fans expect to see more of the Andy Farrell stamp as Wales visit Dublin

Feb 8th 2020, 8:00 AM 14,113 Views 32 Comments

Conditions could be testing at the Aviva Stadium today.

# wales - Friday 7 February, 2020

Barnstorming Stewart pushes Ireland to bonus point-win over Wales
# 10 Out Of 10
From The42
# 10 Out Of 10

Barnstorming Stewart pushes Ireland to bonus point-win over Wales

Feb 7th 2020, 9:17 PM 31,363 Views 18 Comments

Openside Mark Hernan scored early and late in the first-half to keep Ireland well clear of the Welsh threat.

'We feel we're ready for Storm Ciara and Wales' - Ireland expect to improve
# Wet And Windy
From The42
# Wet And Windy

'We feel we're ready for Storm Ciara and Wales' - Ireland expect to improve

Feb 7th 2020, 1:54 PM 8,323 Views 21 Comments

Andy Farrell’s pack will be looking to rebound at scrum time against the Welsh.

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales
# Friday Night Rugby
From The42
# Friday Night Rugby

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales

Feb 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 5,929 Views 1 Comment

After scoring six tries on opening night, Ireland are keen to deliver a sustained threat through the 80 minutes.

# wales - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
# Clean Up
From The42
# Clean Up

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown

Feb 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 22,831 Views 11 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.

Cardiff wash-out still stings for Sexton
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Cardiff wash-out still stings for Sexton

Feb 6th 2020, 4:06 PM 4,173 Views 0 Comments

‘Anytime you lose for Ireland, it never leaves you.’.

Welsh hope Nick Tompkins can pass test after Saracens centre gets the nod to face Ireland
# Nick Tompkins
From The42
# Nick Tompkins

Welsh hope Nick Tompkins can pass test after Saracens centre gets the nod to face Ireland

Feb 6th 2020, 12:33 PM 8,203 Views 5 Comments

Wales coach Wayne Pivac makes just one change to his starting line-up with Tompkins coming in at outside centre and George North moving to the wing.

Wales aiming to 'come out of the blocks firing' against Ireland, warns new defence coach
# IRewal
From The42
# IRewal

Wales aiming to 'come out of the blocks firing' against Ireland, warns new defence coach

Feb 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 6,458 Views 12 Comments

‘First and foremost we’ve got to stop the likes of Robbie Henshaw,’ says Byron Hayward.

# wales - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more
# Fronting Up
From The42
# Fronting Up

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more

Feb 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 9,932 Views 7 Comments

The Irish maul struggled to get going against Scotland last weekend.

Minimal changes for Ireland, Deegan to debut, and Murray still the man at 9
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Minimal changes for Ireland, Deegan to debut, and Murray still the man at 9

Feb 4th 2020, 5:34 PM 25,576 Views 79 Comments

Keith Earls comes back into the matchday 23.

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'
# Fresh Face
From The42
# Fresh Face

'We think he'll add a dimension to us, especially in attack off the bench'

Feb 4th 2020, 4:02 PM 8,380 Views 21 Comments

Max Deegan is set for his Ireland debut against Wales on Saturday.

Deegan set for Ireland debut off bench as O'Mahony and Henshaw start
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Deegan set for Ireland debut off bench as O'Mahony and Henshaw start

Feb 4th 2020, 1:52 PM 30,903 Views 109 Comments

Garry Ringrose and Caelan Doris miss out on the clash against Wales due to injury.

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

U20s braced for 'seismic physical battle' against wounded Welsh

Feb 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 4,757 Views 0 Comments

Ireland U20 assistant coach Kieran Campbell is bracing his squad for a Welsh backlash.

# wales - Monday 3 February, 2020

Henshaw and O'Mahony set to return to Ireland XV for visit of Wales
# Possible XV
From The42
# Possible XV

Henshaw and O'Mahony set to return to Ireland XV for visit of Wales

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:13 PM 39,745 Views 105 Comments

Garry Ringrose has been ruled out while Caelan Doris is a doubt too.

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner
# Big Dev
From The42
# Big Dev

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:00 AM 8,384 Views 10 Comments

33-year-old Devin Toner was warmly received by Ireland fans on his return.

# wales - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Pivac off to the perfect start as Wales hammer Italy in Cardiff
# One-sided
From The42
# One-sided

Pivac off to the perfect start as Wales hammer Italy in Cardiff

Feb 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 6,376 Views 3 Comments

Josh Adams scored a hat-trick in a facile 42-0 win.

# wales - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis
# Centre Stage
From The42
# Centre Stage

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis

Jan 30th 2020, 12:40 PM 9,565 Views 10 Comments

There is also a recall for Taulupe Faletau and a debut for Johnny McNicholl ahead of opening game against Italy.

# wales - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Pivac names five uncapped players in Wales' Six Nations squad
# New Blood
From The42
# New Blood

Pivac names five uncapped players in Wales' Six Nations squad

Jan 15th 2020, 12:05 PM 7,783 Views 7 Comments

Huge shock as new Wales coach fills out squad with English-based players.

# wales - Friday 3 January, 2020

Wales scrum-half Webb eligible for Six Nations selection following return to Ospreys
# In The Mix
From The42
# In The Mix

Wales scrum-half Webb eligible for Six Nations selection following return to Ospreys

Jan 3rd 2020, 1:52 PM 4,533 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old has been granted a ‘six-month dispensation.’

# wales - Monday 30 December, 2019

Big boost for Wales as Rhys Webb announces Toulon departure
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Big boost for Wales as Rhys Webb announces Toulon departure

Dec 30th 2019, 4:44 PM 12,630 Views 4 Comments

The 31-cap scrum-half also played two Tests for the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand in 2017.

# wales - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Scarlets confirm return of Liam Williams from Saracens
# Back Home
From The42
# Back Home

Scarlets confirm return of Liam Williams from Saracens

Dec 26th 2019, 12:45 PM 9,214 Views 2 Comments

The Wales and Lions full-back is returning home after a trophy-laden spell in London.

# wales - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Poll: Would you back a law that makes it a crime for politicians to lie?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you back a law that makes it a crime for politicians to lie?

Dec 12th 2019, 8:37 AM 30,334 Views 86 Comments

A bill from a Welsh political party would make it an offence for elected politicians to lie.

# wales - Monday 2 December, 2019

Body of Irish man missing for 36 years found in Welsh grave through DNA
# Conor Whooley
# Conor Whooley

Body of Irish man missing for 36 years found in Welsh grave through DNA

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:13 AM 27,071 Views 8 Comments

Conor Whooley went missing from Dublin in 1983.

# wales - Friday 29 November, 2019

Wales re-name entrance at Principality Stadium in honour of ex-coach Gatland
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Wales re-name entrance at Principality Stadium in honour of ex-coach Gatland

Nov 29th 2019, 5:41 PM 9,473 Views 9 Comments

The main entrance into the ground will be called ‘Gatland’s Gate.’

# wales - Monday 25 November, 2019

Search continues for pilot after plane disappeared off north coast of Wales
# Puffin Island
# Puffin Island

Search continues for pilot after plane disappeared off north coast of Wales

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 10:00 PM 33,087 Views 7 Comments

Police confirmed the small plane had just one person on board when it went off the radar near Puffin Island.

# wales - Friday 22 November, 2019

Gareth Bale defended after controversial 'Wales, golf, Madrid' celebration
# Support
From The42
# Support

Gareth Bale defended after controversial 'Wales, golf, Madrid' celebration

Nov 22nd 2019, 9:47 AM 9,320 Views 4 Comments

The Real Madrid forward’s agent responded to criticism of the player.

# wales - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'Disrespectful, ungrateful' – Bale slammed by Spanish press over 'Wales, golf, Madrid' banner
# Needs A New Club
From The42
# Needs A New Club

'Disrespectful, ungrateful' – Bale slammed by Spanish press over 'Wales, golf, Madrid' banner

Nov 21st 2019, 12:47 PM 12,979 Views 21 Comments

The player’s perception in Madrid has now fallen to all-time low.

# wales - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Ireland set for Euros play-off with Slovakia as Wales seal qualification

Nov 19th 2019, 9:52 PM 37,010 Views 35 Comments

Aaron Ramsey’s double led Giggs’ men past Hungary tonight and determined Ireland’s opponents next March.

# wales - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Comfortable win in Baku sets Wales up for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday
# Still In The Hunt
From The42
# Still In The Hunt

Comfortable win in Baku sets Wales up for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday

Nov 16th 2019, 9:31 PM 9,214 Views 5 Comments

First-half goals from Kieffer Moore and Harry Wilson were enough for Wales in Baku.

# wales - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Key centre Davies set to miss Six Nations as Wales suffer double injury blow
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Key centre Davies set to miss Six Nations as Wales suffer double injury blow

Nov 12th 2019, 5:14 PM 7,847 Views 2 Comments

Rhys Patchell has sustained a shoulder injury but is expected to return in 12-16 weeks.

Gatland: I turned down All Blacks job to honour commitment to Chiefs and Lions
# Not This Time
From The42
# Not This Time

Gatland: I turned down All Blacks job to honour commitment to Chiefs and Lions

Nov 12th 2019, 11:38 AM 13,258 Views 5 Comments

The former Wales coach says he would consider the position if it came up again in the future.

# wales - Monday 11 November, 2019

2020 vision for Griggs' Ireland after seeing 'what it takes to be one of the top teams in the world'
# Eye Opening
From The42
# Eye Opening

2020 vision for Griggs' Ireland after seeing 'what it takes to be one of the top teams in the world'

Nov 11th 2019, 1:04 PM 4,892 Views 0 Comments

Disappointment at the death against Wales yesterday but plenty of positives from camp, says the head coach.

# wales - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Heartbreak at the death as the wait for Ireland's first November Test win goes on
# Can't Hold On
From The42
# Can't Hold On

Heartbreak at the death as the wait for Ireland's first November Test win goes on

Nov 10th 2019, 3:40 PM 8,483 Views 0 Comments

A last-gasp try saw Wales edge the entertaining clash in Belfield.

# wales - Friday 8 November, 2019

Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales
# November Test
From The42
# November Test

Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales

Nov 8th 2019, 6:10 PM 5,888 Views 0 Comments

Judy Bobbett is the one uncapped player named for the squad’s ‘first marker’.

# wales - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Six uncapped players included in Ireland squad for Test match against Wales
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Six uncapped players included in Ireland squad for Test match against Wales

Nov 6th 2019, 4:05 PM 4,681 Views 2 Comments

The sides will meet at the UCD Bowl on Sunday afternoon.

# wales - Friday 1 November, 2019

Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'

Nov 1st 2019, 2:38 PM 8,217 Views 10 Comments

The outgoing head coach hopes to see the Welsh winning Six Nations titles in years to come.