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IN THE HOTSEAT: New Welsh Rugby Union Group Chief Executive Martyn Phillips, left, with Chairman Gareth Davies

WRU appoint former B&Q boss as group chief executive to succeed Roger Lewis

WORLD CUP HERO: Lloyd Burns represented Wales at New Zealand 2011

‘The World Cup is the pinnacle and I’m so proud of what I achieved’, Lloyd Burns on his rapid rise to be part of Wales’ incredible 2011 campaign

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Glamorgan favourite Cosker given 12th man honour for Ashes opener

TOUGH DAY: Glamorgan's Will Bragg

Ingram leads Glamorgan fightback after rain hit day

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Burgeoning Dragons lock Joe Davies back at Bedwas

BIG DEFENCE: Dan Lydiate and his Wales teammates will be looking to stop the Australians, English and Fijians in their tracks

Welsh defence can help us make it out of Group of Death, says Jonathan Davies

Torfaen Tigers on the up after thrilling win

TOP TEN: Wales' Gareth Bale and goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey celebrate after victory against Israel

Wales set to be in FIFA top ten rankings

GENIUS: Paul Gascoigne

Terry Butcher recalls Gazza's tears in Turin, 25-years on from Italia 90 semi-final

CHANCE: Lee Evans will play a part for Wolves in pre-season

'Clean slate' for Newport's Lee Evans at Wolves

HOT PROPERTY: Newport Gwent Dragons star Taulupe Faletau in action for Wales

Wales release issues could scupper Taulupe Faletau's Bath move

Panteg CC v Newport CC. Imran Hassan batting for Newport. (7387016)

Clayden believes Hassan could play for Glamorgan

SKIPPERS: Wales netball captain Suzy Drane with Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton

Wales captains relishing World Cup campaigns

SUCCESS: Cllr Phil Bale, FAW president Trefor Lloyd Hughes and WRU group chief executive Roger Lewis with the Champions' League trophies at the Millennium Stadium

Newport played a key part in Cardiff's Champions' League bid

ON THE CHARGE: Shaun Knight has signed for Newport Gwent Dragons from Gloucester

Dragons snap up Gloucester prop Shaun Knight

File photo dated 26/02/2010 of a general view of the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday January 24, 2014. Some pundits argue the former Cardiff Arms Park is the finest rugby stadium in the world. Brilliantly designed

Gareth Bale delighted at news that Millennium Stadium is to host 2017 Champions League final

Principality Premiership to get more teams

Principality Premiership to get more teams

NO FRIENDLY: Newport Gwent Dragons will take on fierce rivals Cardiff Blues in an August pre-season clash

Dragons to head to the capital for final Pro12 tune-up

EARLY RETIREMENT: Dan Way packs down with hooker Lloyd Burns and loosehead Phil Price in the Dragons' LV= Cup semi-final loss to Gloucester in 2011

Injury forces Dragons prop Dan Way to hang up boots

WALES HOPEFUL: Newport Gwent Dragons centre Tyler Morgan

Tyler Morgan: Dragons' Wales hopefuls will play without fear

MAN IN THE MIDDLE: Scott Williams is likely to be charged with filling the boots of Jonathan Davies

Scott Williams backed to rise to the World Cup occasion by Wales captain Sam Warburton

STEPPING UP: Newport Gwent Dragons centre Jack Dixon is in the full Wales squad after three Junior World Championships with the Under-20s

Wales hopeful Jack Dixon belongs on the Test scene - Hallam Amos

GRAND OPENING: Sudbrook youngsters enjoyed coaching sessions in the new nets

Sudbrook CC unveil new nets

Baldwin desperate to make his mark in fierce battle to be Wales No 2

Baldwin desperate to make his mark in fierce battle to be Wales No 2

IN THE THICK OF IT: Sam Warburton will be hoping for a better result against England than the 2014 trip to Twickenham in the World Cup in September

Sam Warburton: World Cup rivals England have the depth to cope with setbacks

Glamorgan's quarter-final hopes hanging by a thread

Glamorgan's quarter-final hopes hanging by a thread

IRISH AIM: Hallam Amos is desperate win a second cap in the August Irish encounters

Hallam Amos: I’ve worn a grey Wales jersey but I’m desperate to pull on the real thing against Ireland

NEW BOSS: Nigel Davies has joined Ebbw Vale as head coach

Former Wales coach Nigel Davies takes over Ebbw Vale hotseat

KEY CLASH: Dean Cosker bowles James Hildreth in Glamorgan's T20 win against Somerset but the county need to bounce back against Surrey after two successive losses

Cosker confident Glamorgan can bounce back for key T20 win

REC RETURN? Taulupe Faletau, pictured on the attack for Newport Gwent Dragons at Bath, appears set for the West Country

Warren Gatland: Dragons need WRU green light to cash in on Taulupe Faletau

Rudolph: Fighting spirit earned promotion-chasing Glamorgan a fourth win on spin

Rudolph: Fighting spirit earned promotion-chasing Glamorgan a fourth win on spin

RUNNING THREAT: Liam Williams has forced his way into the Wales XV

Wales boss Gatland confident Liam Williams will win World Cup fitness race

TITLE DELIGHT: Ebbw Vale, with head coach Jason Strange bottom right in blue, celebrate winning the Swalec Championship last year

Jason Strange was the driving force in turning our club around, says Ebbw Vale chairman

Scott Quinnell guest at Torfaen Tigers dinner

Glamorgan closing in on fourth successive win

Glamorgan closing in on fourth successive win

Jason Strange leaves Ebbw Vale for WRU role

Jason Strange leaves Ebbw Vale for WRU role

Liam Williams a World Cup doubt after foot injury

Liam Williams a World Cup doubt after foot injury

DRAGONS DREAM: Ieuan Jones hopes that impressing in the colours of Cross Keys can earn another full-time deal, potentially with Newport Gwent Dragons

Ieuan Jones: I was dumped on by Cardiff Blues but still dream of Dragons return

Frustrating wait goes on after WRU hold fire on BIC and Premiership decision

TOP COACH: Blackwood's Lee Kendall pictured during his playing days for Haverfordwest County

Gwent coach helps England women make history

KEY MAN: Phill Rees, right, has been targeted by Merthyr despite being under contract with Bedwas

Bedwas furious over big-spending Merthyr's move for captain Phill Rees

Glamorgan in box seat in bid for fourth successive win

Taulupe Faletau set for England IF Dragons give green light to early move

Taulupe Faletau set for England IF Dragons give green light to early move

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Wales U20 23 Australia U20 28

BATH LINK: Newport Gwent Dragons, Wales and Lions number eight Taulupe Faletau has been linked with a move to the Rec

Dragons: No change in Taulupe Faletau contract situation despite English links

ON THE RUN: Lock Seb Davies and Wales U20 will look to give the ball plenty of air in their finale against Australia

Wales expect a fast end to U20 Championship against expansive Aussies

ALL CHANGE: Dragons and Wales U20s tighthead prop Alex Jeffries, assigned to Newport, played for Cross Keys in last season's British and Irish Cup

Premiership Select XVs set to be rubber-stamped for the BIC

GAME ON: Last weekend was a washout but Usk managed to beat Malpas with Owen Watkins smashing a super 117

League to investigate Avenue Road washout

CONFIDENT: Michael Clayden and second-placed Newport head to Ammanford

Newport aim to keep heat on leaders Bridgend after lucky escape

On-song Tigers ready for Warriors battle

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