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Leigh Halfpenny To Miss Six Nations Opener Due To Concussion

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Wales’s key player full-back Leigh Halfpenny is likely to miss the beginning of his country’s Six Nations campaign due to an ongoing battle with a concussion, his Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac said Tuesday. The 30-year-old has been out of action since the Test with Australia on November 10 and Pivac said the latest prognosis had been made following a …

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Headaches Persist For Halfpenny As He Seeks Concussion Specialist

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Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac has confirmed that Leigh Halfpenny will see a specialist for further assessment on the concussion which has ruled him out of action since November.  Halfpenny’s last game was in November during Wales’ victory over the Wallabies at the Principality Stadium. The fullback was on the receiving end of a late hit from Samu Kerevi when the …

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Leigh Halfpenny Injured, Out Of Pro14 Semi-Final Against Glasgow

Scarlets full-back Leigh Halfpenny has been ruled out of their Guinness Pro14 semi-final clash with Glasgow on Saturday due to injury. The Lions full-back will now be definitively unavailable as his side look to book their place in the Guinness Pro14 final with a win over Glasgow Warriors next Saturday. The 29-year-old, who has made eight appearances for Scarlets since …

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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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Watch: Ulster Score A Superb Late Try To Down Scarlets

Guinness PRO14, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 15/9/2017 Ulster vs Scarlets Ulster's John Andrew runs in a late try

In an entertaining encounter at the Kingspan Stadium, a superb late try by replacement hooker John Andrew earned the home side a hard-earned 27-20 win. With the scores locked at 2o points apiece with only four minutes to go, the Ulstermen launched an attack from their own 10m line through centre Luke Marshall. Marshall shipped it on to his midfield …

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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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