Under Armour athletes, including some of Wales’ rugby stars, have ‘gone dark’ on social media… but what is it all about? On Wednesday morning, the likes of Jamie Roberts and Leigh Halfpenny joined other athletes who are sponsored by Under Armour in posting a rather enigmatic message on Twitter. “Going dark. Training. Sweat first. Social […]
why Leigh Halfpenny will be wearing the most expensive footwear on show this weekend Leigh Halfpenny has often been referred to as “the man with the golden boot” but Welsh Rugby Union’s heroic fullback has taken that title to a whole new level after unveiling his new 9ct Welsh Gold footwear. On Saturday Gorseinon’s finest […]
The Rugby World Cup is just a few weeks away and if you’re in the mood to learn more about the sport, we’ve got some top tips from Leigh Halfpenny. The Wales legend is one of the best kickers in the world and he says: – Practice is the key to getting better at goal […]
“I know you!” Wales star Leigh Halfpenny paid eight-year-old Finlay Walker a surprise visit at Llanharan RFC on Saturday to tell him he has been selected as Wales’ mascot for their Rugby World Cup opener against Uruguay on 20 September in Cardiff.
‘He was fantastic and a brilliant ambassador’ Wales star Leigh Halfpenny delights families at Ty Hafan
The Wales and Lions star took part in summer sport activities with children at the hospice. He might be best known for kicking more than 400 points for Wales, but Leigh Halfpenny is also handy with a hula hoop. And the Wales and Lions star knocked down some skittles and got involved in a mini […]
England World Cup winner Josh Lewsey says “failing” early in his career has helped Leigh Halfpenny succeed. Lewsey says Halfpenny, 26, was rejected at academy level, but bounced back. Toulon’s Halfpenny was in Ospreys’ academy and played for Neath and Cardiff RFC before joining Cardiff Blues in 2008. “Quite often the guys that truly, truly […]
Rugby World Cup 2015: Mike Brown says Leigh Halfpenny man to stop in Wales v England Twickenham clash
Halfpenny’s points were critical in the best of British and Irish rugby conquering Australia two years ago and Wales securing the 2012 and 2013 Six Nations titles. Mike Brown has identified Leigh Halfpenny as the player England have to stop when they face Wales in their “group of death” at the World Cup. The Red […]
RUGBY star Leigh Halfpenny enjoyed an afternoon with children and families at Ty Hafan – the hospice for children in Wales – when he stopped by for a visit on Thursday, July 16. An ambassador for the charity, Leigh spent time with all the children and got involved with a sports activity where he hula […]
Clermont Auvergne vs Toulon match report: Toulon join the greats as they complete European hat-trick with third title
London was the right place to come for a changing of the guard, but Toulon had other ideas as the Côte d’Azur cocks of the continent secured their record third successive European Cup title with a brilliant individual try by their Australian wing, Drew Mitchell. In a compellingly multi-faceted final between the top two teams […]
Halfpenny came out on top in his battle with fellow Welshman Jonathan Davies as Toulon made it three European titles on the bounce at Twickenham.