Age Grade & Academy | 16th April 2019 Cardiff Blues under-16 ran out comfortable winners against their Dragons counterparts as they enjoyed a 31-12 victory at Ystrad Mynych in the WRU Easter Festival. Wales' Capital Region produced a clinical performance in attack, outscoring their opponents by five tries to two in a deserved win.
A YEAR on from making his Test debut Dragons captain Cory Hill is enjoying the increased responsibility that comes with becoming a regular in the Wales squad, writes Jonathan Davies . The 26-year-old lock made his first appearance on the international scene as a replacement against Australia in the opener of the 2016 autumn series.
After winning his first senior Welsh cap in Samoa this summer, Ospreys lock Adam Beard can't wait to play in his first home Test, writes Jonathan Davies. Named in the XV for the match against Georgia, Beard will make his first test start for his country and is relishing running out in Cardiff..
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With just under a year to go until the rugby world convenes on to Japan, this Autumn Internationals campaign may represent the final opportunity for international coaches to experiment with their teams. With that in mind Eddie Jones' decision to appoint Dylan Hartley and Owen Farrell as co-captains for England maybe should not be seen as such a surprise.
After an enthralling first round of hard-fought competitive fixtures in the Champions Cup, here are the talking points from an intriguing round two... Scottish swagger at No.10 as Racing and Glasgow turn on the style Test-quality fly-halves are like London buses. You wait years for one, and then two appear from nowhere.
Man of the match last week, Mark Wilson has an altogether tougher challenge this week going up against one of the best No.8s in the world in Kieran Read.