Autumn Nations Cup
Autumn Nations Cup
Autumn Nations Cup
James Botham, grandson of former England cricketer Ian Botham, was among three uncapped players named by Wales in their side to face Georgia in the Autumn Nations Cup as they rested regulars for the test at Llanelli on Saturday.
Warren Abrahams has been appointed the new Wales women's head coach, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) announced on Wednesday, making him the country's first Black national coach.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has called up cricket legend Sir Ian Botham's grandson James to his squad for the remainder of the Autumn Nations Cup.
Wales made a single change to their team for Friday's start of the new Autumn Nations Cup away against Ireland despite losing their last five matches.
New Zealand-born wing James Lowe will make his much anticipated Ireland debut in Friday's Autumn Nations Cup opener against Wales as Andy Farrell's men look to bounce back from a disappointing end to the Six Nations.
This year's Six Nations was only completed on Oct. 31 behind closed doors and the next edition is set to begin on Feb. 6.
Scotland beat Wales away for the first time in 18 years as a narrow 14-10 victory in the Six Nations on Saturday.
Scotland fly-half Finn Russell has been restored to the starting lineup alongside captain Stuart Hogg and Jonny Gray as coach Gregor Townsend named his side to take on Wales in the final round of the Six Nations on Saturday.
Alun Wyn Jones will become the most capped player in test history when he leads a much-changed Wales in their Six Nations finale against Scotland on Saturday.
The lock will play his 148th test, which includes nine for the British and Irish Lions, to move level with retired former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has named seven uncapped players in his 38-man squad for the finish to the 2020 Six Nations and the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup, with exciting winger Louis Rees-Zammit among those hoping to make his debut.
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France will take place in Paris on Dec. 14 using seedings based on the world rankings taken after last year's tournament, organisers said on Friday.
England have been drawn in the same group with Wales, Ireland and Georgia for the new Autumn Cup which will start in November.
World Rugby remains hopeful of achieving global calendar change for 2021 after a meeting of key stakeholders took place on Monday.
World Rugby has announced the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup in France aimed at promoting a "genuine opportunity" for all unions, the game's global body said on Monday.
England lock George Kruis and Welsh centre Hadleigh Parkes will play in Japan for the Panasonic Wild Knights next season, the Top League club said on Monday.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has said the time is right for the northern and southern hemispheres to look at synching their rugby calendars and create a "level playing field" for teams.
Rugby faces a potentially sport-changing decision when World Rugby votes for its chairman on Sunday. But in the middle of coronavirus pandemic, experts Sam Bruce and Tom Hamilton suggest some changes of their own.
The fate of planned mid-year rugby union internationals will be decided this month, but the indications are they will be called off.
The 2020 Six Nations came to an unexpected end but James Harrington brings you this year's Fantasy Rugby team of the tournament.
The Six Nations game between Wales and Scotland has been postponed, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) confirmed in a statement.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has made four changes to the team to face Scotland on Saturday, with captain Alun Wyn Jones set to equal the world record for test appearances.
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French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu confirmed on Monday that France's final Six Nations rugby international game against Ireland had been postponed.
England coach Eddie Jones described the late red card for Manu Tuilagi as "absolute rubbish" and claimed England ended up playing against 16 men against Wales.