Judgement Day: Blues edge out Scarlets

4:06pm Sunday 20th April 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons’ hopes of avoiding the ignominy of being Wales’ worst region suffered a blow when Cardiff Blues edged out the Scarlets 17-13 at the Millennium Stadium.

Care dismisses Welsh worry

3:43pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DANNY Care has brushed off suggestions that Wales are in the midst of a scrum-half crisis, tipping Rhys Webb to pick up the mantle for good.

Peace in Europe but no deal imminent between WRU and regions

2:43pm Friday 11th April 2014

REGIONAL Rugby Wales have expressed their delight at peace deal over Europe – but have stressed the job is only "half done".

Euro peace deal announced

6:48pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE two-year disagreement over the future of European club rugby has been resolved after an agreement over a new tournament structure was signed.

Wales' women fight back to prove a point

10:54am Thursday 10th April 2014

WALES’ women remain second in World Cup qualifying group six after coming from behind to earn a point against third-placed Ukraine at Parc-y-Scarlets.

No favours for Bluebirds from Eagles boss Tony Pulis

Free Press Series: KEPT LICENCE: Football manager Tony Pulis

3:12pm Friday 4th April 2014

NEWPORT'S Tony Pulis has fond memories of watching Cardiff City as a child but will not go easy on the Bluebirds when he brings his Crystal Palace side to Wales tomorrow.

Gala dinner for Warburton in Cwmbran

Free Press Series: File photo dated 21/02/2014 of Wales' Sam Warburton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday March 19, 2014. Wales skipper Sam Warburton is likely to miss "several months" of action after dislocating his shoulder against Scotland, his

6:38am Friday 4th April 2014

INJURED Wales captain Sam Warburton will give the lowdown on his international teammates’ chances of beating the Springboks at a dinner in Cwmbran on the eve of the first Test against South Africa.

Wales hope for Darcy Blake, says Chris Coleman

Free Press Series: ON THE BALL: Darcy Blake heads clear from danger for Wales against Luka Modric and Co in his last international clash, against Croatia in 2012

10:38am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

WALES manager Chris Coleman says there is no reason why Newport County AFC defender Darcy Blake cannot resurrect his international career.

Wales international Neil Taylor backs search for next Asian Star

Free Press Series: ASIAN STAR: Wales defender Neil Taylor in action against Macedonia last year

12:46pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

WALES star Neil Taylor is supporting an initiative to boost the numbers of young British Asian players entering professional football.

County 1 Pompey 2

5:01pm Saturday 29th March 2014

NINE-MAN Newport were beaten by Portsmouth in front of a crowd of more than 4,000 at Rodney Parade.

Wales set up midweek clash in South Africa

2:21pm Friday 28th March 2014

WALES will take a large squad to South Africa after setting up a midweek fixture against Eastern Province Kings ahead of the first Test against the Springboks, writes Chris Kirwan.

European Cup agreement is 'close'

1:37pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

European rugby bosses are close to reaching an agreement on the elite club tournament to replace the Heineken Cup and an announcement could come as early as Thursday, it has emerged.

Isaacs joins Gloucester's Welsh contingent

10:35am Wednesday 26th March 2014

FORMER Newport and Dragons centre Tom Isaacs has joined the Welsh contingent at Gloucester, writes Chris Kirwan.

Moffett to launch bid for place on WRU board

1:16pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

FORMER chief executive David Moffett will be launching his bid to return to the board of the Welsh Rugby Union on Friday, writes Chris Kirwan.

FAW to honour footballers who served in First World War

3:18pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE Football Association of Wales (FAW) is looking to mark the centenary of the First World War with a touring exhibition that will highlight the role played by Welsh footballers during the conflict of 1914 to 1918.

Big win doesn't make campaign a success, says Alun Wyn Jones

Free Press Series: BATTLE: Alun Wyn Jones hands off Richie Gray. Picture: Mark Lewis

9:50am Monday 17th March 2014

WALES star Alun Wyn Jones says the players and management should not allow Saturday’s emphatic 51-3 victory over Scotland to paper over the cracks.

Springboks tour is not mission impossible, says Toby Faletau

Free Press Series: TRY: Toby Faletau crosses the line to score against Scotland. Picture: Mark Lewis

8:26am Monday 17th March 2014

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons flanker Toby Faletau says Wales can go to South Africa this summer with plenty of confidence despite a disappointing Six Nations title defence.

Wales' Six Nations records tumble against sorry Scots

Free Press Series: STAR MAN: Liam Williams beats Duncan Weir. Picture: Mark Lewis

10:36am Sunday 16th March 2014

WALES' two-year reign as RBS 6 Nations champions reached its conclusion in Cardiff - but not before they went on a record-breaking 51-3 rampage against hapless Scotland.

Players' ratings in Wales' 51-3 hammering of Scotland

9:27pm Saturday 15th March 2014

LIAM WILLIAMS: Wales’ man of the match, he stepped into Leigh Halfpenny’s big shoes with enormous effect, scoring his debut Test try with style and superb in counter attack, highlighting what can be done with positive intent. 9

Sam Warburton a doubt for summer tour

Free Press Series: File photo dated 01/02/14 of Wales' Sam Warburton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday February 4, 2014. Sam Warburton will return to the starting line-up and captain Wales in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash against Ireland, the Welsh Rugb

6:15pm Saturday 15th March 2014

WALES captain Sam Warburton looks set to miss the summer tour to South Africa after dislocating his shoulder in this afternoon's 51-3 win over Scotland.

Wales 51 Scotland 3

4:46pm Saturday 15th March 2014

WALES ended a disappointing Six Nations campaign in fine style as they romped to a 51-3 seven-try victory over 14-man Scotland at the Millennium Stadium.

LIVE: Wales v Scotland

Free Press Series: EYES ON THE PRIZE: Wales outside half Dan Biggar

1:28pm Saturday 15th March 2014

FOLLOW all the action live from the Millennium Stadium as Warren Gatland's men aim to end their disappointing Six Nations campaign on a high with victory over the Scots

Biggar: So strange to be out of contention

5:37am Saturday 15th March 2014

Dan Biggar admits it is "a strange feeling" for Wales to enter the final weekend of an RBS 6 Nations Championship with no silverware at stake.

Wales v Scotland preview

2:38am Saturday 15th March 2014

VICTORY for Wales this afternoon will do little more than paper over the cracks of an atrocious Six Nations campaign.

Jones wants to make most of his chance

10:56pm Friday 14th March 2014

RHODRI Jones is determined to make the most of his golden opportunity after he was given the Wales No 3 jersey ahead of Adam Jones, writes Iwan Gabe Davies.

Edwards hails Jenkins

1:58pm Friday 14th March 2014

SHAUN Edwards has paid a glowing tribute to Wales prop Gethin Jenkins ahead of his record-breaking Test match appearance on Saturday.

Wales team to face Scotland

Free Press Series: Wales must improve against Pumas – Mike Phillips

11:01am Thursday 13th March 2014

WALES have made six changes to their starting line-up for the RBS Six Nations clash against Scotland at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 2..45pm).

Gatland issues challenge

Free Press Series: Wales's Rhodri Jones after the RBS 6 Nations match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday February 8, 2014. See PA story RUGBYU Ireland. Photo credit should read: Brain Lawless/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Edi

11:17pm Thursday 13th March 2014

WALES head coach Warren Gatland has challenged his young guns to rise to the occasion after making six changes for tomorrow’s final Six Nations clash of the year against Scotland.

Leigh Halfpenny out for season

Free Press Series: BIG BLOW: Leigh Halfpenny's season is over

6:43pm Sunday 9th March 2014

WALES head coach Warren Gatland has hinted he might make changes as his side look to end their Six Nations campaign on a high against Scotland.

How the Wales players rated in today's 29-18 defeat to England

5:26pm Sunday 9th March 2014

LEIGH HALFPENNY: His magnificent place kicking kept Wales in the game, the full-back slotting some monster penalties. For such an exciting player though he does get involved in kick tennis rather than look to attack. 7

England 29 Wales 18

Free Press Series: TOUGH DAY: Jonathan Davies and his Wales teammates struggled against a rampant England

5:00pm Sunday 9th March 2014

A DISAPPOINTING Wales slumped to defeat after England deservedly claimed a Triple Crown by comprehensively outplaying the visitors at a sun baked Twickenham.

England v Wales - big match preview

Free Press Series: Wales must reproduce Lions intensity – Richard Hibbard

7:54am Saturday 8th March 2014

WALES will strut out at Twickenham’s gladiatorial arena tomorrow with no fear and fully confident of gate crashing the hosts’ Triple Crown party, writes Iwan Gabe Davies.

ENGLAND U20s 67 WALES U20s .. 7

9:37pm Friday 7th March 2014

Wales U20s’ hopes of getting their RBS 6 Nations campaign back on track after defeat to France were blown away by a rampant England in Newcastle.

Sigurdsson believes his ex-teammate can get Wales to Euro finals

8:31am Friday 7th March 2014

TOTTENHAM midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson believes the future for Wales is bright thanks to the sensational form of his former teammate, writes Michael Pearlman.

Williams hails 'super human' Bale

6:02am Friday 7th March 2014

WALES captain Ashley Williams believes ‘super human’ Gareth Bale has got better and better since becoming the most expensive player in world football.

Wales under-21s won't give up the fight, says Lee Evans

Free Press Series: WINNER: Nathan Redmond fires home the only goal against Wales

4:02pm Thursday 6th March 2014

NEWPORT’S Lee Evans insists Wales are still fighting for a place at the Euro 2015 under-21 finals in the Czech Republic despite defeat to England on Wednesday.

Chris Coleman sings Gareth Bale's praises

Free Press Series: SUPERSTAR: Wales' Gareth Bale in action against Iceland

2:25pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Wales manager Chris Coleman joked that he wanted Gareth Bale's autograph after his star player delivered a sensational performance against Iceland.

Gareth Bale stars as Wales beat Iceland 3-1

Free Press Series: SUPERSTAR: Wales' Gareth Bale in action against Iceland

9:57pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A VIRTUOSO display from ‘Galactico’ Gareth Bale saw Wales produce arguably their best performance yet under boss Chris Coleman.

Under-21s: England 1 Wales 0

Free Press Series: BATTLE: Wales skipper Lee Lucas gets away from England's James Ward-Prowse

8:01pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

ANY hopes that Wales under-21s had of overhauling England to win their Euro 2015 qualifying group are over after this narrow defeat in Derby.

I'm ready to be Wales' number nine now, says Sam Vokes

Free Press Series: NATIONAL SERVICE: Burnley striker Sam Vokes will lead the line against Iceland tonight

11:55am Wednesday 5th March 2014

BURNLEY striker Sam Vokes believes he’s ready to make the Wales number nine shirt his own in tonight’s friendly against Iceland, writes Andrew Penman.

Gwent youngsters get chance for Wales under-20s

11:09am Wednesday 5th March 2014

WALES under-20s head coach Byron Hayward has made ten changes to his side for the trip to Newcastle to face England on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm).

Wales team to face England

Free Press Series: Wales Toby Faletau is tackled by England's Chris Robshaw, Tom Youngs and Owen Farrell during the RBS Six Nations match at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday March 16, 2013. See PA story RUGBYU Wales. Photo

11:04am Wednesday 5th March 2014

WALES have made two changes to the side to face England in the RBS 6 Nations clash at Twickenham on Sunday (kick-off 3pm) with British and Irish Lions duo Jonathan Davies and Alun Wyn Jones returning to the starting XV.

Gareth Bale will play 90 minutes, insists Chris Coleman

Free Press Series: STAR MAN: Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale will be in action against Iceland tonight

8:11am Wednesday 5th March 2014

WALES boss Chris Coleman has vowed to play star man Gareth Bale for the full 90 minutes in tonight’s friendly against Iceland.

Williams relishing chance to impress Pulis

Free Press Series: Wales Jonathan Williams is tackled by Republic of Ireland's Jonathan Walters during the International Friendly at Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 14, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales. Photo credit

6:08am Wednesday 5th March 2014

HE’S been dubbed the Welsh Andreas Iniesta, but Jonathan Williams only focus at the moment is establishing himself at club level and impressing Newport’s Tony Pulis, writes Michael Pearlman.

Wales have to start campaign quickly, says Andy King

Free Press Series: EURO AIM: Wales midfielder Andy King celebrates his goal against Finland last time out

11:30am Tuesday 4th March 2014

MIDFIELDER Andy King is hoping Wales have learned from their past mistakes as they prepare for the Euro 2016 qualifiers with a friendly against Iceland tomorrow, writes Andrew Penman.

Huws hoping to be the Welsh Yaya Toure

Free Press Series: Wales U21's Emyr Huws scores from the penalty spot during the 2015 UEFA Under 21 Qualifier at the Bookpeople Stadium, Bangor. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 14, 2013. See PA story SOCCER Wales Under 21. Photo credit should rea

10:22pm Monday 3rd March 2014

YOU’D forgive most 20-year old debutants for being a little nervous when they step up to play international football, but not Man City midfielder Emyr Huws.

Gwent youngsters ready for Centenary Shield campaign

Free Press Series: WALES DUTY: Newport County AFC Academy striker Tre Marrett

6:23pm Monday 3rd March 2014

FIVE Gwent youngsters have been selected for the Welsh under-18s schools squad to play the Republic of Ireland at Cefn Druids on Thursday.

We want revenge against Wales, admits England star

Free Press Series: REVENGE: England star Tom Wood is gunning for Wales

11:52am Monday 3rd March 2014

TOM Wood has broken ranks by admitting England's drive for a first RBS 6 Nations victory against Wales under Stuart Lancaster is being fuelled by last year's ordeal in Cardiff.

Newport's Lee Evans ready to take on England under-21s

Free Press Series: WORLD IS HIS OYSTER: We’re all delighted for Lee Evans on his move to Wolves

11:07am Monday 3rd March 2014

FORMER Newport County AFC star Lee Evans is part of the Wales under-21s side preparing to take on the old enemy England in Derby on Wednesday night.

Wales ace Faletau: Cousin Billy a big loss for England but Morgan is a fine deputy

Free Press Series: England's Billy Vunipola (centre) breaks away from a tackle by Ireland's Devin Toner during the RBS 6 Nations match at Twickenham Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday February 22, 2014. See PA story RUGBYU England. Phot

9:02am Thursday 27th February 2014

TAULUPE Faletau knows from bruising experience about how much England will miss number eight Billy Vunipola in the crunch Six Nations encounter with Wales.








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