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Pontypool sport

Rhys Edwards lands new WRU role

Ebbw Vale favourite and former Test ref Ernie Lewis passes away

Ebbw Vale favourite and former Test ref Ernie Lewis passes away

ON THE SCORESHEET: Micki Witts grabbed one of Torfaen Tigers' 10 tries against Leicester Storm

Tigers back to winning ways thanks to dominant second half display

END OF AN ERA: Newport stalwart Andrew Brown has left for Merthyr

Newport favourite Andrew Brown leaves for upwardly-mobile Merthyr

HEAD COACH: Warren Gatland

Wales cancel Poland training camp

ULTIMATE TEST: Sam Warburton will lead Wales in New Zealand next summer

Wales to open up against All Blacks at Eden Park in 2016

DERBY DAY: Torfaen Tigers host the Raiders, from Llanelli, in Cwmbran

Torfaen Tigers gunning for derby delight

Wales sevens out to cause some upsets in Exeter

Pill Harriers youngsters show potential with stunning victory


BBC and ITV to share Six Nations

BBC and ITV to share Six Nations

NEW COMBO: Martyn Phillips, left, with join the WRU as chief executive after the World Cup to work alongside chairman Gareth Davies

WRU and regions to meet over tweaking £60m peace deal

WORLD CUP HERO: Dragons hooker Lloyd Burns made a late charge for the World Cup squad in 2011

'Hold nothing back and you can be World Cup stars', Lloyd Burns' message to Dragons' Wales hopefuls

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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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

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

Wales captains relishing World Cup campaigns

Principality Premiership to get more teams

Principality Premiership to get more teams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Wales U20 23 Australia U20 28

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

On-song Tigers ready for Warriors battle

IN THE THICK OF IT: Newport Gwent Dragons and Ebbw Vale number eight Harri Keddie will carry hard for Wales U20s against Australia

Wales U20s ready to give it one last blast against Aussies

NEW BOY: Warren Gatland (left) welcomes Paul Stridgeon to the Wales camp

New fitness coach Paul Stridgeon to combine Wales role with Toulon job

IMPRESSIVE DISPLAY: Newport Gwent Dragons number eight Harri Keddie on the charge in Wales U20s' super win against Ireland

Wales' delight at securing Australia showdown

LEADING FROM THE FRONT: Newport Gwent Dragons openside Ollie Griffiths captained Wales Under-20s to success against Ireland

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Newport to bide time over successor to captain Ollie Griffiths

Italy players strike over bonuses ahead of World Cup

Micki Witts divers over for Torfaen Tigers (24545192)

Young Torfaen Tigers thrash Sonics

Wales U20 dealt Thornton blow

Wales U20 dealt Thornton blow

Ebbw Vale to host London Welsh in pre-season

Ebbw Vale to host London Welsh in pre-season

NEW ROLE: Former Newport Gwent Dragons forwards coach Danny Wilson

Cardiff Blues confirm Danny Wilson as new boss

TRY TIME: Back row forward Tom Phillips crosses for Wales Under-20s against Japan (Picture: World Rugby - Roberto Bregani/Fotosportit)

Wales U20 66 Japan U20 3

HEADING BACK UP? Fly-half Tom Hancock on the attack for Pontypool against Cross Keys in the 2011/12 Principality Premiership campaign

We'd be ready for Premiership but give us some clarity, pleads Pontypool to WRU

Tonkin's delight at Crawshays' spirit

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