The man with the (literally) golden boots…

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 […]

Leigh Halfpenny’s goal kicking tips

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 […]

Rugby World Cup: Wales’ Halfpenny surprises eight-year-old

“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.

Leigh Halfpenny ‘failed’ before Test success – Josh Lewsey

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 star spends afternoon at hospice

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 […]