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Wales V Ireland: A Combined XV As Chosen By You

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We are just one day away from ‘Super Saturday’ when the winner of the Guinness Six Nations 2019 will be decided. All eyes will be on Cardiff in the second game where Wales take on Ireland with the Grand Slam in their sight. Ahead of the 2.45pm kick-off, we asked you to choose your combined XV from the named starting …

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Stander: Roof Open Or Closed, It Doesn’t Matter

CJ Stander has admitted that he would prefer to see the roof in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff closed for tomorrow’s pivotal Guinness Six Nations game between Wales and Ireland.  Traditionally, the decision on whether the roof remains open or closed lies with the visiting team and speaking to the media in Carton House yesterday, Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt, …

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Wales V Ireland: Choose Your Combined XV From Starting Teams

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Wales and Ireland have named their teams for the Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam deciding game in the Principality Stadium on Saturday.  Liam Williams has been passed fit to play as Warren Gatland named an unchanged side from that which beat Scotland in Murrayfield last weekend. Captain Alun Wyn Jones will equal Welshman Gethin Jenkins’ total test appearance record as …

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Williams To Partner Anscombe As Wales Name Team For French Test

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Tomos Williams will make his Six Nations debut in the 2019 tournament opener against France in Paris on Friday after the scrum-half was named in coach Warren Gatland’s starting XV. He was selected ahead of Gareth Davies and will form a half-back pairing with Cardiff team-mate Gareth Anscombe. It will be 24-year-old’s seventh appearance for Wales, after he made his …

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Willemse To Make French Debut Against Wales In Six Nations Opener

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South African-born Paul Willemse will make his debut for France in Friday’s Six Nations opener against Wales in Paris. Willemse, a 2012 junior world champion with the Baby Boks, arrived on French soil in 2014 as a 21-year-old, so fulfilling the three years of residency required by World Rugby regulations. He received his French passport in November and will become …

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Blackadder Backs “Class” Faletau To Be Fit For Six Nations

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Bath boss Todd Blackadder believes Taulupe Faletau is on course to take his place in the Wales squad for the Six Nations Championship. The British and Irish Lions back-row put 13 weeks on the sidelines with a broken arm behind him during a barnstorming return in an 18-16 win over Wasps in the European Champions Cup on Saturday. It was …

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Ellis Jenkins To Undergo Surgery For ‘Significant Knee Injury’

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Wales flanker, Ellis Jenkins, is to undergo surgery for a knee injury sustained during the country’s win over South Africa in their final November Test last weekend. The 25-year-old was a last minute addition to the teamsheet for that game after Dan Lydiate was forced out of the starting XV with an elbow injury. The Cardiff Blues player switched to …

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Biggar-Inspired Wales Thrash Tonga

Dan Biggar guided Wales to their eighth consecutive victory as a much-changed side scored 10 tries in a comprehensive 74-24 thrashing of Tonga on Saturday. Tonga battered their way back from a 24-3 deficit to draw level early in the second half at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. But the floodgates opened as the Welsh, with a host of World Cup hopefuls …

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Former Sevens Star Luke Morgan To Make Welsh Debut Vs Scotland

Ospreys wing Luke Morgan will make his Wales debut against Scotland at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on Saturday. Morgan, Wales’ record try-scorer on the world sevens circuit, returned to Welsh regional side the Ospreys this season after six years playing in the abbreviated format. Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate, whose last international appearance was 11 months ago, was recalled to a Wales …

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SRU & WRU To Donate Six-Figure Sum To Doddie Weir’s Charity

The Scottish and Welsh rugby unions “will donate directly” to Doddie Weir’s charity after Saturday’s autumn Test in honour of the former Scotland lock struck by illness. The two national sides had faced criticism for not contributing from its proceeds to his motor neuron disease charity. Instead, fundraisers such as a game-day bucket collection and a dinner attended by Scotland head coach …

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Watch: Wilson Leaves Randolph Stranded With Stunning Free-Kick

Harry Wilson managed to score another fantastic goal from the dead-ball, sending the Welsh in attendance in the Aviva into a frenzy. And what a goal it was. Wilson proved his skills on free-kicks against Manchester United in Old Trafford before and managed to take his talents to the international scene, breaking the deadlock in his Welsh sides Nations League …

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Robinson & O’Brien In For Ireland Ahead Of Wales Clash

Martin O’Neill has named the eleven men who will start today’s Nation’s League matchup against Wales in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. After their stale performance against Denmark on Saturday, there is most certainly a lot of pressure on O’Neill’s to show more intent this time around as they welcome the Welsh to the Irish capital. The Aviva Stadium will play …

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