• Davies to make first appearance of the autumn • Halfpenny returns at full-back in place of Williams • Gethin Jenkins misses out with a hamstring strain • Hibbard off naughty step and back in Wales squad Wales are in the unusual position for a match in the latter half of an autumn series of […]
If England win the rugby union World Cup next year, Sky Sports may have to take some credit. Because it seems there is little more motivating against one of the best teams in the world than having a couple of World Cup winners on the touchline armed with a whopping great television screen ready […]
Wales name Leigh Halfpenny at full-back to face New Zealand, while Jonathan Davies and Dan Biggar also return.
Wales’ Leigh Halfpenny has been getting help from the perfect person as he prepares for today’s challenge of laying down a marker to Australia, one of the teams in their World Cup pool.
Wales full back Leigh Halfpenny poised to make his much-anticipated debut for Toulon this weekend – WalesOnline
Leigh Halfpenny is in line to make his long-awaited Toulon debut this weekend after being named in the squad to face Toulouse in the Top 14. The Lions and Wales idol is set to give Warren Gatland a huge fitness boost ahead of the autumn internationals by returning to action for the first time in […]
Fifteen wins in a row! How the Ospreys have ruled the roost in Wales under – Southwales Evening Post
THE Ospreys haven’t lost a Pro12 derby under Steve Tandy, a run that stretches back 15 games and 33 months to January 6, 2012, when the Dragons prevailed 21-20 at Rodney Parade. Ahead of the joust with the Blues in Swansea on Sunday, here are the details of all those successes. 1) Blues 12-33 Ospreys, […]
Andy Howell: The Wales team Warren Gatland should pick to face Australia at the Millennium Stadium – WalesOnline
Wales have got hardly any injuries, they should have beaten South Africa during their last outing and there’s peace between the WRU and the regions. All seems well in the often-mad world of Welsh rugby and you’d think Warren Gatland has a pretty straightforward task when it comes to selecting his starting team to face […]
Rugby star Leigh Halfpenny has opened up on his struggle to learn French – and, as a proud Welshman, how he regrets not being able to speak Welsh. The Toulon full back, who has endured a difficult start to life in France since joining the club earlier this year, said he only realised his regret […]
“Have you heard the Pilou-Pilou?” says Leigh Halfpenny with a slight smile. “You should. It’s quite something.”
“Have you heard the Pilou-Pilou?” says Leigh Halfpenny with a slight smile. “You should. It’s quite something.” The Pilou-Pilou, a chant about ruthless, ancient warriors coming down from the mountains to the sea, has been likened to a French haka. It is sung and shouted long and hard before every game at the Stade Mayol, […]