First time ever; Six Nations and Tri Nations being played simultaneously

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The Six Nations and the Tri Nations are being played simultaneously for the first time ever, due to the adaptation to scheduling which rugby has made for Covid-19. Less a coincidence than a rare event that is unlikely to reoccur. With the 2021 Six Nations scheduled for its more regular window of February and March […] READ MORE


Ollie Griffiths excited for Dragons’ future

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Dragons back-row Ollie Griffiths believes the region has a huge future ahead of them as they look ahead to next season. Prior to lockdown the Dragons were already showing significant improvement, having matched their win total from a year prior in the Pro14 and returned to the knockout stages of the European Challenge Cup for […] READ MORE


Aled Davies to Saracens Confirmed

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Welsh international Aled Davies has confirmed his move to relegated Saracens. The 27-year-old scrum-half will move from the Ospreys to start at Saracens in the 2020/21 season. Some will question this move, given that Davies will be playing next season in the Championship. This may harm his international hopes but with Rhys Webb and Gareth […] READ MORE


Gregor Townsend on Finn Russell, summer Tests and rugby’s return

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Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has spoken to the media during the lockdown to discuss his relationship with Finn Russell, Scotland’s summer Tests, finishing the Six Nations and how good it can be to have major stars playing outside of Scotland. Robert Rees brings you the latest from the Scottish camp. When will Scotland play […] READ MORE


Wayne Pivac gives Wales lockdown update

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Wayne Pivac has spoken to the media, via a webinar session, to discuss all matters Wales. From playing tests behind closed doors, to ‘The 38’, right down to the contracts in hand. He discussed the global season and his role as a teacher. Robert Rees brings you the full interview from the webinar. How has […] READ MORE


Rugby community pays tribute to Matthew J Watkins

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Tributes have flooded in for former Dragons, Gloucester and Scarlets player Matthew J Watkins, who passed away earlier this month after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 41. Matthew J Watkins laid to rest The funeral was held on Tuesday March 31 with only a small gathering of close family due to Coronavirus quarantine […] READ MORE


World Rugby shuts down for the ‘foreseeable future’

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World Rugby is coming to a halt as stated by global politicians throughout this month, we are in the midst of unprecedented times. The rapid spread of the Coronavirus has had an impact on all nations and everyday life as we know it. Sport no different to other industries in preventing virus Elite athletes are […] READ MORE


WRU allocates £1000 to community clubs amid Covid-19 disruption

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The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) have announced the plans for the remainder of the season for the club game, starting with a £1000 grant for each club and confirming the status of the funding. WRU raid the coffers for clubs The WRU have raided the coffers once again this season by announcing they’ll give a […] READ MORE


England v Wales: England improving but is Jones’ gameplan the right one?

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England v Wales never disappoints and Saturday at Twickenham was no different. It had everything: red cards, memorable tries, big hits, banter and some decent physicality. And yet both teams will walk away thinking of what might have been. Harsh perhaps on England as they will take the win very happily. A poor second half […] READ MORE


Callum Sheedy leading Bristol Bears play-off charge

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Bristol’s derby day win over Bath sent the Bears third in the Premiership table, a far cry from their years stuck in the Championship. Among all the current and future star names, it is a homegrown fly half who attracting a lot of the attention. 24-year-old Callum Sheedy is rapidly becoming and integral part of Pat […] READ MORE