Disruption isn't always bad, especially when it comes to the old guard that largely continues to govern the rugby world. But is shoehorning in another format, this time the World 12s, really an answer to the game's issues?
Argentina beat Wales 33-11 in the second Test at the Principality Stadium on Saturday to clinch the series after last week's draw.
Tomos Williams has been recalled to the Wales starting XV as one of seven changes by coach Wayne Pivac for their international with Argentina in Cardiff on Saturday.
Wales fullback Leigh Halfpenny requires surgery on a knee ligament injury sustained in the 68-12 win over Canada, ruling him out of their summer tests.
Rampant Wales ran in 10 tries to thump Canada 68-12 in their mid-year international in Cardiff on Saturday, but Leigh Halfpenny lasted only 30 seconds before he went off with what looked a serious injury.
Full-back Leigh Halfpenny will make his 100th test appearance when Wales host Canada at the Principality Stadium on Saturday.
Six Nations champions Wales will begin their title defence against Ireland in the first round of the 2022 tournament while Scotland host England on the same day, organisers announced on Wednesday.
Wales centre George North will miss in the British & Irish Lions tour in South Africa due to a serious knee injury.
Wales will look to end a 68-year winless run against New Zealand when they host the All Blacks as part of their autumn internationals this year, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) said on Monday.
Former Wales and British & Irish Lions legend John Dawes has died at the age of 80 after a period of ill health, it was announced on Friday.
A Vodafone survey has shown that supporters would like to see Alun Wyn Jones captain the British and Irish Lions in this summer's tour of South Africa while Owen Farrell has been dropped to the bench.
Wales head coach Wayne Pivac said on Saturday that he felt an overwhelming sense of relief at his side being crowned Six Nations champions nearly a week after their final game in which they lost to France on the final play.
France denied Wales a second Six Nations Grand Slam in three years when Brice Dulin scored a stoppage-time try to give them a 32-30 home victory on Saturday.
As the final round of the 2021 Six Nations approaches, Wayne Pivac's Wales side are on the verge of history as they chase the Grand Slam. Tom Hamilton previews what's at stake in this weekend's games.
The Six Nations weekend ahead, Wales recall Adam Beard as they seek the grand slam, Ireland face title holders England, and Scotland overhaul the squad against Italy.
Wales moved to within one step of a Six Nations Grand Slam after scoring seven tries in a 48-7 thrashing of Italy in Rome on Saturday.
Tom Hamilton is back to help you out with your ESPN Pick'em choices as the Six Nations return this weekend.
Lock Cory Hill and scrum-half Gareth Davies have been included for unbeaten Wales as they face struggling Italy in a Six Nations clash in Rome on Saturday.
Wales scrum-half Kieran Hardy has been ruled out of their Six Nations clash with Italy on March 13 as he recovers from a hamstring injury sustained in Saturday's 40-24 win over England.
French referee Pascal Gauzere has conceded he made mistakes in his handling of England's 40-24 defeat to Wales, according to World Rugby's head of match officials Joel Jutge.
England Rugby condemned the online abuse directed at its players after prop Ellis Genge said he received death threats following Saturday's Six Nations defeat by Wales.
Wales remained on course for the most unlikely of Six Nations Grand Slams after they beat an indisciplined England 40-24 in a controversial match in Cardiff on Saturday.
There are just two Six Nations games this weekend due to COVID-19 but ESPN's Pick 'em goes ahead regardless and Tom Hamilton has your top picks for Round 3.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has opted for midfield muscle and selected Jonathan Davies to play at inside centre alongside George North.
Wales have called up prop WillGriff John after Dillon Lewis was ruled out for the remainder of the Six Nations campaign.
- Tries Scored1st 20 Tries
- Points Difference= 1st 61 points