Welsh Rugby

Cardiff Blues too strong for Ulster in PRO14

Ulster suffered their seventh PRO14 defeat of the season with a thumping 35-17 loss to the Cardiff Blues at Arms Park.<p>Jarrod Evans, Blaine Scully, …

Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Blues deal hammer blow to Ulster’s playoff hopes

Cardiff Blues

This is what became of Welsh rugby's cult heroes of the 80s and 90s

Throughout the generations of Welsh rugby there have been the true greats of the game - men who scaled the heights and wrote their names in the …

News (Wales)

Ulster's PRO14 play-off hopes look dead in the water after heavy Cardiff defeat

Ulster’s slim play-off hopes are now dead and buried after they were comfortably beaten 35-17 by the Cardiff Blues.<p>Tries from out half Jarrod Evans, …

News (Ireland)

Leinster defeated by Ospreys for first time since 2014

Leinster suffered their first defeat to the Ospreys in four years and had to deal with losing Fergus McFadden, Noel Reid and replacement Dave Kearney …

Dan Biggar

Cardiff Blues 35-17 Ulster: Five wins on the bounce for Blues

Highlights from Cardiff Blues' bonus-point PRO14 victory over Ulster at Cardiff Arms Park<p>Cardiff Blues recorded their fifth successive Guinness PRO14 …

Cardiff Blues

Championship's 20 best English players including Fulham and Norwich City stars

There have been some impressive showings from English players in the Championship this season and <i>Sky Sports</i> have released a list putting them in …


Blommetjies breathes PRO14 fire for Cheetahs against Dragons

NEWPORT, Wales – The Cheetahs collected their second win of the season away from home as they beat the Newport Gwent Dragons 29-17 in a PRO14 match …

Sport (South Africa)

Scotland 0 Costa Rica 1: Alex McLeish begins second reign with drab defeat

The dawn of Alex McLeish’s second spell in charge of Scotland was a grey affair as Costa Rica reprised the scoreline that shocked the Tartan Army at the World Cup finals in Italy in 1990.<p>This time the blow was struck by Marcos Urena when the Los Angeles striker was allowed a free chance early in …


Four things we learned from Leeds United under-23's victory over Cardiff City

Leeds United's under-23 side secured their fourth victory in a row on Friday afternoon with a 3-0 victory over Cardiff City at Thorp Arch - but what …


Second half surge sets up Cheetahs

Two tries in the first 10 minutes of the second half invigorated the Cheetahs and set them on the path to an important 29-17 win over the Newport …

Newport Gwent Dragons

WRU launches ambitious Disability Rugby Strategy

Brave Bwlch beaten by Penlan<p>Published<p>18 hours ago<p>on<p>March 22, 2018<p>BWLCH Rangers were knocked out of the West Wales Cup on Wednesday night (Mar 21) as …


Former Wales international rugby player puts London Marathon's Vale MP through his paces

FORMER Wales national rugby team captain Sam Warburton has given Vale MP Alun Cairns tips to on how to tackle the upcoming Virgin Money London …


Provinces begin to welcome back Ireland stars for Pro14 clashes

Ulster have welcomed back two of their Irish stars to the team for their Pro14 game against Cardiff Blues in Wales.<p>Jacob Stockdale, fresh from being …

Leinster Rugby

Cardiff Blues v Ulster: Henderson and Stockdale return for PRO14 clash

Irish grand slam stars Iain Henderson and Jacob Stockdale will return to provincial action this Saturday after being named in the Ulster team to play …

Jacob Stockdale

POLL: Who is Huddersfield Town's greatest modern-day right-back?

Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth looks at the candidates since the last time the club were in the top-flight back in 1972


Jamie Roberts refusing to give up on Wales World Cup dream

Jamie Roberts says he will fight tooth and nail to force his way back into the Wales reckoning<p>Jamie Roberts is refusing to give up hope of a Wales …

Rugby World Cup

Mike Phillips thanks hospital staff after appendix operation

<b>Former Wales international and British and Irish Lion Mike Phillips has thanked hospital staff after having surgery.</b><p>The 99-capped player Tweeted that he had has his appendix removed at Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen.<p>Phillips, 35, came out of retirement last year for Scarlets for their two Pro14 …

Sale Sharks

Munster v Scarlets team news: Rhys Patchell back at 10 for champions ahead of Euro tie

Rhys Patchell will wear the Scarlets No. 10 jersey for the first time in 2018 — one of six returning Six Nations stars in the team to take on Munster …


These are the 50 hardest Welsh rugby players who ever lived

Every team had one, a warrior who played the game without fear, who looked his opponents in the eye and refused to take a backward step no matter …

Six Nations Championship

The Gary Madine quandary for Cardiff City and whether he will repay the £5million transfer fee

For such an expensive signing, there seems to be relatively low expectations regarding Gary Madine.<p>A surprise, significant investment at the tail-end …


Cardiff Blues v Ulster team news: Seven changes for Danny Wilson's side in final Guinness PRO14 conference home game

Cardiff Blues have named nine internationals in their starting XV for their clash with Ulster on Saturday – their last home game of the regular …

Cardiff Blues

Tom Varndell driving three hours a day to training as he bids to make European return with the Scarlets

Tom Varndell is no fan of the three-hour daily commute up and down the M4, but one of Europe’s quickest men is hoping he can help keep the Scarlets …



2018-03-23 13:45<p>PRO14 logo (File)<p>Cape Town - Dates, fixtures, results and match reports for the latest round of the inaugural PRO14</b> …

Sport (South Africa)

Big interview: Callum Paterson on Wales, winning and Warnock

Describing himself as a “punt-and-run kind of guy”, Callum Paterson seems suited to Neil Warnock’s old-school management style.<p>The Yorkshireman is …

Neil Warnock

Aviva Premiership giants reject further claims they're trying to sign Wales star Leigh Halfpenny

Aviva Premiership giants Bath and Gloucester have clarified reports linking one with the arrival of a Lions and Welsh international star and the …


The Cardiff City, Fulham and Millwall players Bristol City could look to target for free in the summer

Bristol City may not know exactly which division they'll play in next season - with an exciting end to the Championship campaign in prospect - but, …


Friday's Guinness PRO14 Wrap

Edinburgh, Cheetahs and Glasgow all recorded wins in the Guinness PRO14 on Friday night.

Cardiff Blues

Mulvihill has 'a lot to build on' at Cardiff Blues - Wilson

<b>Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson has admitted he knows little about his successor John Mulvihill, but wishes him "all the best".</b><p>The region announced on Tuesday that the Australian will take over from Wilson at the end of the season after signing a three year deal.<p>Wilson said: "I don't know …

Cardiff Blues

Jackman: RFU may take lessons from Irish Grand Slam

Bernard Jackman says Ireland’s success in this year’s Six Nations may result in an RFU review over it’s structures following England’s disappointing …

Six Nations Championship