Archive for October, 2009
Leinster haunted Cardiff Blues again to go top of the table with a routine Halloween win in Dublin.
Ma’a Nonu tells WRU correspondent Matt Lloyd about the history of the Haka in Cardiff, and how much he loves the battle in the Millennium Stadium
Warren Gatland’s Welsh side have received an unexpected double boost ahead of their showdown with the All Blacks on Saturday after flying wing Sitiveni Sivivatu and prop Tony Woodcock were ruled out of the Millennium Stadium clash, writes Matt Lloyd, the WRU’s correspondent in Tokyo
Dan Carter warmed-up for his shoot-out with Stephen Jones at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday by kicking 22 points in the All Blacks’ seventh straight win over the Wallabies in Tokyo, writes Matt Lloyd from Tokyo.
Nigel Davies admits ill-discipline is haunting his Scarlets side following their slender defeat to Connacht. Lock Vernon Cooper became the sixth Scarlet in seven games to be yellow carded in the Magners League this season.
Former Wales coach Steve Hansen tells Matt Lloyd, the WRU’s man in Japan, of his satisfaction when he watches the likes of Gethin Jenkins, and Stephen Jones achieving success after mentoring them in the past
The Ospreys and Glasgow were inseparable after 80-minutes of rugby after playing a match in awful conditions at the Liberty Stadium.
The Scarlets’ away day woes continue following their fourth successive defeat on the road in the Magners League to basement outfit Connacht.
Wales coach Warren Gatland will check the form of two of Wales’ opponents for the upcoming Invesco Perpetual Series in Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup clash.
Steve Jones will become the fourth player to lead the Men of Gwent this season on Sunday as the Dragons take on Edinburgh.
Caerphilly County Borough Council took more than 1,800 calls from confused residents on the first day of new bin collections.
Just two weeks after Ponty faced up to Swansea in a similar scenario, the Premiership fixture list has thrown up another first versus second tie which once more underlines the competitive nature of the division.