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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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The Exciting XI Martin O’Neill Should Deploy Against Wales

Ireland’s 0-0 draw with Denmark was admirable but did not capture the imagination of the home faithful.  In a match that should have been a revenge mission for Martin O’Neill’s side, a dull and conservative approach sucked the life out of the game as Ireland abandoned any real structure of ambition. Another revenge mission approaches on Tuesday night as Wales …

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Boost For Ireland As Ramsey Set To Miss Nations League Clash

Ireland have received a huge boost ahead of their UEFA Nations League game with Wales, with the news that midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss the clash due to family reasons. Ramsey’s wife Colleen is expecting twins, and the 27-year-old was given special dispensation by Arsenal head coach Unai Emery to miss the club’s recent Europa League trip to Azerbaijan. The …

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Ramsey Reveals Plans To Leave Arsenal For Free At End Of Season

Aaron Ramsey plans to stay at Arsenal for the rest of this season and not make a cut-price January move after the collapse of contract talks with the Premier League club. Arsenal could attempt to cash in on the 27-year-old midfielder in the January transfer window, with top Premier League, La Liga and Serie A clubs reportedly monitoring the situation. …

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Ethan Ampadu Signs Five-Year Contract With Chelsea

Wales international Ethan Ampadu has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. Ampadu, who signed from Exeter in 2017 with the fee agreed by tribunal, has impressed since moving to Stamford Bridge. “I’m really proud and happy, I’m looking forward to the next five years,” said the 18-year-old, who can play in defence …

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Ireland Dominated By Wales In UEFA Nations League Opener

Martin O’Neill’s men got off to the worst possible start today, coming out on the receiving end of a battering by Ryan Giggs’ Wales. The signs were there from the earliest moments in Cardiff this evening. Tom Lawrence managed to fire home from close range to give Giggs’ side their first. From there, things seemed to go from bad to …

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Watch: Bale Breaks Irish Hearts With World-Class Finish

Welsh star-man Gareth Bale managed to produce a sublime finish to put his side 2-0 up against an admittedly poor Irish outfit. Things managed to go from bad to worse for Martin O’Neill’s men as Real Madrid’s Bale scored his first and Wales’ second to usher in the Ryan Giggs era. Overall, the Welsh seemed to be control – putting …

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Martin O’Neill Names His Starting XI To Face Wales

Ireland have confirmed the XI men who will take on Wales in today’s UEFA Nations League opening matchup. After their failure to qualify for the World Cup finals, Martin O’Neill’s side will no doubt be hoping to turn over a new page as they take part in the UEFA Nations League. Their first outing in the inaugural tournament will see …

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Watch: Seamus Coleman: “I Never Doubted I’d Be Back”

Seamus Coleman has revealed that he feels as good as he did before the horror injury he received against Wales in March 2017, ahead of the meeting of the two sides tonight in the UEFA Nations League. Speaking in the latest video of #TheCallUp series, Coleman says, “I want to enjoy every moment I get to put on that green …

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Ireland, England & Wales Announce World Cup Warm-Up Fixtures

Ireland, England and Wales have announced their summer fixtures in preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Ireland will host Italy on Saturday 10th August at the Aviva Stadium before playing England at Twickenham (Saturday 24th August) and Wales at the Principality Stadium (Saturday 31st August). Ireland will play their final fixture at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 7th …

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