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Rob Howley Suspended From Involvement In Rugby After Breaching Regulations

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Former Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has been suspended from involvement in rugby due to breaching World Rugby’s Anti-corruption and Betting Regulations.  Howley departed the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan when the accusation came to light as the WRU suspended him from coaching activities pending an investigation. After the investigation conducted by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), Howley was …

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Wales Coach Sent Home From World Cup Amid Betting Scandal

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Wales attack coach Rob Howley has been forced to leave their camp days before the start of the Rugby World Cup in Japan after being implicated in a betting scandal. Howley was removed after being named at the centre of an investigation in relation to a potential breach of World Rugby regulation 6, specifically betting on rugby union. News of …

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Van Graan Keeping Cards Close To His Chest On Rob Howley Reports


Johann van Graan has refused to comment on the reports linking Rob Howley with a senior attack coach position at Munster.  Last Monday, Van Graan hinted that any possible additions to Munster’s coaching staff would have an attacking emphasis due to a shift to attacking rugby at the beginning of a new World Cup cycle. On Sunday, The42 reported that …

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Warren Gatland To Demand Showdown Talks With Sean O’Brien For Lions Coach Criticism

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 10: (L-R) Warren Gatland the head coach of the Lions shakes hands with Sean O'Brien of the Lions following their team's 12-3 victory during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Crusaders and the British & Irish Lions at the AMI Stadium on June 10, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Lions coach Warren Gatland is to seek a meeting with Sean O’Brien regarding the player’s criticism of the coaching setup. According to multiple reports, Gatland and his coaching staff (including Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell) are said to be disappointed to the point of angry with the Ireland flanker’s comments, and he is almost certain to speak to O’Brien …

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Williams Calls For Stephen Jones And Danny Wilson To Be Brought In For Wales’ Autumn Internationals

CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 21: Cardiff Blues' Head Coach Danny Wilson during the pre match warm up during the Rugby Challenge Cup Pool 4 match between Cardiff Blues and Bristol at Cardiff Arms Park on January 21, 2017 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Simon King - CameraSport via Getty Images)

Former Wales winger Shane Williams has called for Scarlets backs coach Stephen Jones and Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson to be brought into Wales’ set-up for the upcoming autumn internationals. Williams, who starred in three World Cups and is Wales’ all-time leading try scorer, thinks the WRU need to start planning for the future with head coach Warren Gatland stepping …

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Forget ‘Warrenball’ And Say Hello To The New Lions Strategy Rob Howley Calls ‘Rugby Chaos’

The British and Irish Lions have been under the media microscope since their lacklustre victory over the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday and ahead of their second match against the Blues on Wednesday, Lions coach Rob Howley has spoken of the renewed focus within the squad. Howley toured with head coach Warren Gatland for the successful 2013 Test series in Australia …

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Lions 2017: Who Should Start In Midfield For The All Blacks Tests?

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 3, Twickenham London 27/2/2016 England vs Ireland England’s Owen Farrell and Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Lions partnerships and working combinations will all come under scrutiny over the coming weeks. And one of the most pivotal areas, the 10/12/13 Lions midfield axis, is an exciting one to cast our eye over first.  Owen Farrell should start the first Test at fly-half. His vision, playmaking ability and accurate goal kicking will be invaluable. Victorious in the Champions Cup …

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Rob Howley Names Wales Side For Six Nations Clash Against France

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Rob Howley the innterim head coach of Wales watches over his team's warm up prior to kickoff during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 25, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wales have announced their team for their final Six Nations match of 2017 against France, and interim coach Rob Howley has decided to remain with the 23 man squad who dispatched Ireland 22-9 last weekend. Hooker Ken Owens will win his 50th cap, while Taulupe Faletau will start on the bench having just returned from injury. While Wales will surely be …

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Watch: George North Storms Through Ireland’s Defence To Score Wales’ Opening Try

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 4, Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales 10/3/2017 Wales vs Ireland Wales' George North celebrates scoring their first try

Wales have taken the initiative in their Six Nations clash with Ireland at the Principality Stadium. Trailing 3-0 to Ireland approaching the halfway point of the first half, the Northampton winger displayed sheer power and athleticism to put Rob Howley’s side ahead. It proved to be a disastrous few minutes for Ireland as the try came almost immediately after Johnny Sexton …

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