Alun Wyn Jones

PRO14 RUGBY: Ulster need to lay foundations, says Rory Best

Captain Rory Best wants Ulster to continue to build the momentum over the next two weeks in the Guinness PRO14 which will help put foundations in …

European Rugby Champions Cup

The full reasons behind the shock selection of Alun Wyn Jones in an unfamiliar position for a vital Guinness PRO14 match

It is fair to say it’s a call that took many by surprise.<p>After all, you would probably have to be 18 or older to remember the last time Alun Wyn …

Welsh Rugby

Wales and Ospreys skipper Alun Wyn Jones to play in shock new position against Ulster

The Ospreys have confirmed their line-up for their Guinness Pro14 clash away to Ulster on Friday - with Alun Wyn Jones set to play in the back row …

News (Wales)

Wales rugby captain Alun Wyn Jones announced the birth of his baby daughter in the most lovely way

Wales rugby captain Alun-Wyn Jones has announced the birth of his baby daughter after becoming a father for the second time.<p>Taking to Instagram, the …

News (Wales)

Alun Wyn Jones reveals the three major goals he's yet to achieve and the one team he still wants to play for

Alun Wyn Jones has revealed the three major goals he has left to achieve in a stellar professional career that has so far spanned 13 years and seen …

European Rugby Champions Cup

Alun Wyn Jones: New dual deal about 'bigger picture'

<b>Wales and Ospreys captain Alun Wyn Jones says signing a new National Dual Contract was not just about rugby but "a life decision".</b><p>The 32-year-old committed his future to the region where he has spent all of his senior playing career last month.<p>He said putting pen to paper was not just about him and …

European Rugby Champions Cup

Johnny Sexton Omitted From Opta’s Team of the Tournament

Statistical Analysts OptaJonny have selected their team of the tournament, with some notable omissions.<p><b>Johnny Sexton Omitted From Opta’s Team of the</b> …

Rugby Union

Pro14: Ospreys 32-18 Leinster

<b>Ospreys improved their prospects of Champions Cup qualification by beating Leinster with a bonus point win.</b><p>The result also helps fellow Welsh region Scarlets, who do not lose ground on Conference B leaders Leinster despite losing in Munster.<p>Dan Evans scored twice with Tom Habberfield and Justin …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Six Nations tweets of the week: Slam Saturdays

We've rounded up the best of social media from the fifth and final round of the 2018 Six Nations<p>It was an exciting weekend of championship rugby and …

Rugby Union

Ospreys v Leinster team news: Alun Wyn Jones back as Welsh team start with 11 Test stars

Alun Wyn Jones leads the return of the Ospreys’ Wales internationals as the Welsh region look to step up their bid to pull a Champions Cup place out …

Dan Biggar

This is what the Lions team would look like if they were playing tomorrow after the Six Nations

England's disastrous Six Nations Championship has been put down in some quarters to player fatigue from a stamina-sapping summer of 2017 Lions Test …

Rob Kearney

What's become of the Grand Slam-winning Wales Under-20s team tipped for big things two years ago

They are the youngsters who lit a bonfire of excitement in Welsh rugby with their efforts for Wales Under-20s en route to a stylish Six Nations Grand …

Six Nations Championship

The major Wales rugby stars likely to miss this summer's tour and the men in line to replace them

Wales coach Warren Gatland has revealed that senior players will be rested for this summer’s tour of the USA and Argentina.<p>Men who went on the Lions …

Dan Biggar

Herbie pay the penalty – The Pembrokeshire Herald

Neyland 0<p>Herbrandston 0<p>A LATE penalty miss cost Herbrandston the chance to take all three points from their game with Neyland at the Athletic Ground …

Pembrokeshire

This is what Wales' strongest XV now looks like when everyone is back fit

Much has been made about Wales' crippling injury list before and during this Six Nations Championship.<p>So second spot behind Grand Slam winners …

Rugby World Cup

Rhys Webb sadly reaches end of the road in Welsh rugby as he readies himself for move to Toulon

Rhys Webb will NOT play another game in Wales ahead of his big-money move to Toulon.<p>The Ospreys still have five Guinness PRO14 games left to play …

Dan Biggar

Six Nations: What Is The Wooden Spoon?

Sadly we have come to Round Five of the Six Nations, and Sam Tremlett's last Team of the Weekend. Agree with his selections?<p><b>Six Nations: Team of the</b> …

Rugby Union

'We are satisfied with where we are at the moment,' says Wales coach Warren Gatland

Classic Warren Gatland. In congratulating Joe Schmidt’s team on their Grand Slam, the Wales coach still managed to pat Ireland on the back with one hand, while giving a gentle slap on the face with the other.<p>To be fair, Gatland was gracious in his praise of the NatWest Six Nations champions, …

Rugby Union

Wales end Six Nations with feeling of what might have been and room to grow

Wales may have finished runners-up to champions Ireland in the Six Nations table but there was a palpable sense of what might have been at the …

Sport (UK)

Wales v France Talking Points From Cardiff

Wales have finished second in the Six Nations after claiming a wobbly but vital 14-13 win over France at the Principality Stadium.<p>Both sides played …

Rugby Union

The big lessons Wales can learn from Grand Slam champions Ireland as they reflect upon Six Nations

Wales won and clinched second place in the Six Nations, but no-one is totally convinced that everything is well.<p>In fact, this game pretty much summed …

Six Nations Championship

Strength in depth gives Gatland optimism ahead of World Cup

© Reuters. Six Nations Championship - Wales vs France<p>CARDIFF (Reuters) - Wales coach Warren Gatland is confident this year's Six Nations will help …

Warren Gatland

Captain Jones set to be rested for Wales' summer tour

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43448900<p><b>Wales coach Warren Gatland says captain Alun Wyn Jones is set to miss their summer tour Tests against South Africa and Argentina.</b><p>Gatland wants to ensure the 32-year-old is at his peak for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.<p>They face the Springboks on …

Warren Gatland

Celebrations for Ireland, aerial ping pong & a crocodile roll

Watch the quirkier moments from the final weekend of the Six Nations, featuring celebrations for Ireland, aerial ping pong, a steamy Alun Wyn Jones and a crocodile roll.<p><b>WATCH HIGHLIGHTS:</b> England 15-24 Ireland, Italy 27-29 Scotland, Wales 14-13 France<p>Watch the contenders and vote for your try of the …

Ireland

Wales v France player ratings as Alun Wyn Jones wins the match but others struggle

Wales claimed second place in the Six Nations with a hard-earned 14-13 victory over France in Cardiff.<p>It was a game when the Welsh pack were up …

Dan Biggar

The Wales questions that were answered during the Six Nations - and the ones that really weren't

Just what have we learned abut Wales from this Six Nations just gone?<p>And what are things we have yet to discover?<p>Warren Gatland and his management …

Dan Biggar

The Warren Gatland Wales v France Q&A: This was ugly but I'm extremely satisfied

So the Six Nations is over, with Wales having secured the runners-up spot behind Ireland with a hard fought 14-13 win over France at the Principality …

Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland is facing a huge decision over Wales' style of play as clock ticks towards the World Cup

Wales deserve a pat on the back for their gutsy effort in finishing second in the Six Nations, but Warren Gatland has a huge decision to make as he …

Warren Gatland

Rob Evans relishing prospect of Six Nations battle against France

Wales prop Rob Evans is ready for the "big challenge" that awaits against France in the NatWest 6 Nations finale.<p>Victory for Evans and company should …

News (Wales)

France seek first Six Nations win in Cardiff since 2010

France can finish the championship as high as second but have not tasted victory in Cardiff for eight years.<p>Mathieu Bastareaud – in for the injured …

France