Richard Carbis

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Do teachers in Finland have more autonomy?

Writing in the Conversation, former Finnish director general of education Pasi Sahlberg looks at the differences between teachers in Finland and …

The five Wales players who have done most to get Warren Gatland's men out of the World Cup pool of death

Amid the wreckage of England’s World Cup humiliation, the achievement of Warren Gatland’s Wales in getting through the so-called pool of death has …

David Pocock

The end of the World for England - and there are no excuses

LONDON, 3 Oct - The wheels finally came shearing off the chariot as Twickenham was plunged into a stupefied malaise. England were out of their own …

A new rock bottom for England after Rugby World Cup exit?

<b>After all the hype and the hope, it wasn't even close.</b><p>World Cup humiliations are nothing new for English sporting teams. The men's football, cricket and rugby sides have now gone out of the group stages at three different World Cups in three different continents in 17 months.<p>But each one brings its …

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There is no doubt that England avoided a potential banana skin against a powerful Fiji side however it has to be said that the TMO certainly made …

Written off! Warren Gatland's Wales won't get out of World Cup pool, say damning Sunday newspapers

It is the final Sunday before the World Cup officially starts next Friday when the hosts England kick off the global tournament against Fiji.<p>So the …

Rugby World Cup

'In more than 20 years covering Wales around the world, I have never felt as deflated as I did on Saturday'

In more than 20 years covering Wales around the world, seldom have I felt so deflated leaving a stadium as I did on Saturday evening.<p>That, in itself, …

Rugby World Cup

• Both players taken off on stretchers during win over Italy<br>• Halfpenny suffers knee problem, Webb may have broken ankle<p>Wales’s World Cup hopes lay on the treatment table at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday night after two of their key players, Rhys Webb and Leigh Halfpenny, were taken off on …

Rugby World Cup

The Warren Gatland Q&A: Yes I've taken World Cup risk, but we're as fit as we've been and ready to face Italy

Warren Gatland has named his team to face Italy in Wales’ final warm-up match ahead of the World Cup.<p>Rugby correspondent Simon Thomas asks him to …

Rugby World Cup

Adam Jones book: The truth about Mike Ruddock's departure and the players who were pro-Steve Hansen

<i>To this day, many Welsh rugby fans are baffled about why Mike Ruddock, the man who ended Wales’ 27 year-wait for a Grand Slam, suddenly and</i> …

Six Nations Championship

Warren Gatland uncovered: Why we are in a much better position than England ahead of Rugby World Cup

SO, after all the weeks of speculation, we finally know the make-up of Wales’ World Cup squad. Now, in a wide-ranging interview, coach Warren Gatland …

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2015: Former Wales No.8 Gareth Delve has his say on group of death with England and Australia

He is the former Wales back-row forward who has played rugby in both England and Australia.<p>So following stints with Bath, Gloucester and the …

Rugby World Cup

The Wales v Ireland media view: 'Play like this and they won't get past Uruguay or Fiji'

Eddie Butler, The Guardian<p>Wales by tradition start campaigns slowly. They may consider in that case their tradition well and truly respected. All …

Rugby World Cup

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Bydd llawer o bobl yn Ysgrifennu adroddiad am y gêm ddoe ac yn sicr bydd naill teimlad bod dim ots neu deimlad isel megis, pa obaith sydd gan Gymru? …

Rugby World Cup 2015: Former Wales star Dafydd James urges Warren Gatland's men to embrace home comforts

Former Wales star Dafydd James has urged Warren Gatland’s men to embrace a home Rugby World Cup.<p>James, who won 51 Test caps including three Lions …

Rugby World Cup

The Stephen Jones Scarlets Q&A: The prodigal son shares his joy at returning to the West Wales region

The Scarlets’ prodigal son Stephen Jones has returned to Llanelli again after a coaching and playing stint in England with Wasps.<p>Jones had flown the …

West Wales

Rugby World Cup 2015: Scarlets coach Stephen Jones backs Scott Williams to shine on global stage

Former Wales outside-half Stephen Jones believes Warren Gatland’s men will prosper at the World Cup later this year provided they don’t lose more …

Rugby World Cup

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Tickets<p>Accessibility information<p>Should you wish to apply for Wheelchair (plus companion free of charge) or ambulant tickets, please contact Jan Hill …

Wales to head north for three-day camp

Wales' Swiss World Cup training camp: From Eli Walker's bench-press to Sam Warburton's sprint sessions...the players who stood out

Technology and stringent individual analysis means there is no hiding place for modern rugby players.<p>And when Wales return from their two-week Swiss …

Sam Warburton

Rugby World Cup 2015: The 18 players who could emerge from relative obscurity to be stars of the tournament

In 1995 there was Jonah Lomu, four years later you had Jannie De Beer, in 2003 it was Shane Williams, then in 2007 there was Juan-Martin Hernandez …

Rugby World Cup

Top 10 Anthems for the end of the School year.

Whilst I am incapacitated due to a ruptured tendon I began to reminisce about being a teenager and how I used to create a Top 10 for almost anything. …

Dimensiwn Cymreig – Adroddiad yr Athro Donaldson

‘<i>adroddiad terfynol grŵp adolygu’r Cwricwlwm Cymreig, hanes a stori Cymru sy’n datgan y ‘dylai’r fersiwn nesaf o’r cwricwlwm cenedlaethol i Gymru</i> …

Pushy parents stress out children, Eton head says

<b>There has been a rise in the number of parents "living their lives through their ambitions for their children", the head teacher of Eton has said.</b><p>Tony Little, who is leaving the school, said most parents had been "supportive" but there were now "more pressures on young people than ever before".<p>And …

Gatland's Law uncovered: The full, revealing details of the Wales selection policy everyone's talking about

View gallery<p><b>Pictures: The definitive list of uncapped Welsh players who deserved to play for Wales</b><p>Gatland’s Law. We’ve all heard about it. It’s a …

Welsh Rugby

The official Guinness Pro12 Team of the Season: Which four Welshmen have made the cut?

Four Welsh players, including three from the title-chasing Ospreys, have been named in the Guinness Pro12 Dream Team of the Season.<p>Half-backs Rhys …

Dan Biggar

‘Don’t Panic…..’ Arholiadau!

Geiriau enwog Corporol Jones sydd yn atseinio yn fy mhen pob tro mae tymor y profion yn dychwelyd fel cysgod dros y wlad.<p>Yr wyf yn ysgrifennu fy …

Ospreys 21-10 Glasgow Match Report: Liberty Stadium men top Pro 12 table as thrilling season nears its climax

Ospreys 21-10 Glasgow<p>A ploy off the training field produced a stunning try for the Ospreys as they reclaimed top spot in the Guinness Pro12 with a …

The Judgement Day verdict: Simon Thomas explains how off-field harmony, bargain ticket prices and attractive rugby made it a huge success

So, as the dust settles, what’s the verdict on Judgement Day III? Well, happily, it’s been overwhelmingly positive.<p>To start with, there are 52,762 …

Dan Biggar

A New Curriculum for Wales!

First and foremost, the post is my own opinion and does not reflect the views of anyone else. I believe that it is an exciting time in Wales, we have …