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Ken Owens Sees Yellow For Dangerous Flip On Fiji Player

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At halftime, Wales lead Fiji 14-10 in a highly entertaining Pool D clash at the Oita Stadium.  The Pacific Islanders raced into a 10-0 lead thanks to some typically incredible tries from Josua Tuisova and Kini Murimurivalu. 04: TRY Fiji! What a sensational finish from Josua Tuisova 👏 LIVE now on eir sport 1! #RWC2019 #WALvFIJ pic.twitter.com/Fb19bxLBmz — eir Sport …

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Wales Hooker Ken Owens To Start At Number Eight This Weekend

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It is very rare to see extreme positional changes in rugby due to the specialised nature of each of the 15 starting slots, but such is the injury crisis in Scarlets, international hooker, Ken Owens is having to switch to number eight this coming weekend against the Dragons. Owens has amassed 60 caps for Wales thus far, and has established …

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Wales Coach Warren Gatland Make Five Changes In Starting XV To Face South Africa

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 24: Wales coach Warren Gatland (r) raises a smile during training ahead of their International tomorrow against The New Zealand All Blacks at Principality Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Wales coach Warren Gatland has made a handful of changes for this weekend’s clash against the Springboks – including a debut at centre. That particular honour goes to Hadleigh Parkes. The 30-year-old New Zealand native, at Scarlets since 2014, has qualified under residency law and comes in for Owen Williams to partner his namesake Scott. ?Team announcement: Wales make 5 …

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Shane Williams Picks His Preferred Wales Team For Autumn Series

CARDIFF, WALES - MARCH 15: Ex Wales player Shane Williams looks on before the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland at Millennium Stadium on March 15, 2014 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Wales and Ospreys legend Shane Williams has picked his team for the upcoming autumn series which sees Warren Gatland’s men pit their wits against Australia, Georgia, New Zealand and South Africa. Writing in WalesOnline, Williams who scored a record 58 tries in 87 tests for Wales, has opted for experience in his XV for the hugely demanding tests against the …

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Three Reasons Why Warren Gatland Deserves Huge Credit

As the British and Irish Lions reflect on the last seven weeks, they can take immense pride in what they have achieved. Many people didn’t give them a prayer when they left home soil at the end of May but they came together brilliantly and played a key role in a truly epic series. They may not have managed to …

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Lions And Blues Player Ratings – From A Kiwi Perspective

during the match between the Auckland Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand.

An epic battle on Wednesday was decided by a brilliant second-half try by substitute Ihaia West, which gave the Blues a deserved 22-16 over the Lions at Eden Park. The Lions forward pack were strong and several All Black contenders made huge impressions. So how did the players rate? ________ British And Irish Lions 15. Leigh Halfpenny (Wales) 6 Solid …

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Ken Owens Captains Side As Lions Team Named For Blues Clash


Following a disappointing performance against New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in the opening game of their tour, the Lions will be eager to set down a marker on Wednesday against Super Rugby outfit, the Blues. Warren Gatland has named Ken Owens as captain, starting in the front row between Jack McGrath and Dan Cole. England duo Maro Itoje and Courtney Lawes …

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Wales Star Reveals Just How Much Free Gear Lions Receive

The British and Irish Lions got together on Monday for the first time following the squad announcement three weeks ago and for first time Lion and Wales hooker Ken Owens, the magnitude of the tour has finally hit home. Following a brilliant Six Nations campaign, the 30-year-old earned his first Lions call-up and is in the mix for the starting …

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