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People Didn’t Take Too Kind To Mike Brown Laughing At Scott Williams

It wasn’t the try-fest that a lot of people were hoping but England’s 12-6 victory over Wales at Twickenham on Saturday evening was compelling viewing nonetheless.  England’s suffocating defence kept Warren Gatland’s side from crossing the whitewash in what a hugely physical and energy-sapping 80 minutes. There was no shortage of controversy throughout the game, most notably the try which …

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Ospreys Announce Signing Of Wales International Star From Scarlets

There have been plenty of high profile moves within Welsh rugby this month, with George North and Ross Moriarty announcing switches. Today, Ospreys have confirmed the signing of international star Scott Williams. The 27-year-old centre has picked up 50 caps for his country, making the landmark appearance against the All Blacks last week, and he celebrated with a try. He has now …

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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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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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Where It All Went Wrong For Joe Schmidt And Ireland Against Wales

Wales v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

In the build-up to Friday night’s Six Nations clash between Ireland and Wales, outside of a few dissenting voices, a consensus emerged suggesting that Rob Howley’s rudimentary offensive strategy would be unable to break down a very physical Irish side. However, in spite of being dominated by Ireland for much of the second half, it was Wales who were by …

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Inside Centre Options

Guinness Series, Soldier Field, Chicago, USA 5/11/2016 Ireland vs New Zealand Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw is tackled by New Zealand All Blacks’s Aaron Cruden

The tenth article in a series analyses the options Warren Gatland has at inside centre for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand. Five centres were chosen for the 2013 Lions tour of Australia, with Owen Farrell filling the 12 jersey on occasion (even though he was chosen as a fly-half). With it being expected that Farrell …

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Wales Make Six Changes For Argentina Match

Wales v Australia - International Match

Interim Wales Head Coach Rob Howley has made six changes to the team humbled by Australia last weekend, report Wales Online. Howley has wielded the axe for the clash with ‘Los Pumas’: with prop Samson Lee dropping to the bench and being replaced by the Exeter Chiefs’ Tomas Francis. While the ever-present Jamie Roberts is also dropped, with Scarlets centre …

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Wales Suffer Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Australia Clash

Wales v Australia - International Match

Wales have been hit with more injury trouble as they prepare to take on Australia at 2:30. Already without Sam Warburton, Taulupe Faletau, Alun Wyn Jones and Liam Williams, Wales have been hit with yet another injury blow as they prepare to take on Australia at 2:30. After being forced to reshuffle his pack, Rob Howley would have been hoping …

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Wales’ Likely Starting XV For Australia Match

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 18: Wales sing the national anthem during the International Test match between the New Zealand and Wales at Westpac Stadium on June 18, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

With Wales set to kick-off their autumn campaign on Saturday against Australia, we look at Rob Howley’s likely starting XV for the clash.  _______ 15. Liam Williams (if fit) Wales’ best player during the summer series against New Zealand, the 25-year-old has continued his fine form into the new season. Left the field early with an ankle injury during the Scarlets’ …

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