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Louis Rees-Zammit in action for Gloucester on December 5, 2019
Five uncapped players named in Wales Six Nations squad
There is also a recall for scrum-half Rhys Webb.
Jan 15, 12:30
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Sam Warburton among Wales quartet to sign new dual contract
Sam Warburton, Samson Lee, Hallam Amos and Dan Lydiate all pen new national dual contracts with their respective Welsh regional sides.
Oct 28, 13:41
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Wales make two changes for final Test against New Zealand
Wales make two changes for their final Test against New Zealand in Dunedin on Saturday, Rob Evans replacing Gethin Jenkins and Tomas Francis coming in for Samson Lee.
Jun 22, 21:39
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England prop Joe Marler banned for "gypsy boy" slur
England and Harlequins prop Joe Marler is banned for two games for his "gypsy boy" slur against Wales forward Samson Lee in the Six Nations.
Apr 5, 21:47
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England's Joe Marler: "I'm not a racist"
England prop Joe Marler stresses that he is not a racist as he prepares to face a World Rugby misconduct hearing.
Apr 4, 22:15
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Rugby Players' Association backs Joe Marler in racism spat
The Rugby Players' Association says that Joe Marler is the victim of a media witch hunt.
Mar 29, 20:13
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Conor O'Shea: 'Joe Marler is not racist'
Harlequins coach Conor O'Shea leaps to the defence of Joe Marler after World Rugby opened an investigation into his "gypsy boy" comment to Samson Lee.
Mar 23, 22:32
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World Rugby announces investigation into Joe Marler comments
World Rugby announces that England prop Joe Marler will face an independent misconduct hearing for calling Wales's Samson Lee a "gypsy boy".
Mar 23, 18:30
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Joe Marler to face no action over abusive Samson Lee remark
Joe Marler is to avoid any action over an abusive comment aimed at Samson Lee during England's 25-21 win over Wales at Twickenham.
Mar 16, 21:07
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Warren Gatland clarifies Joe Marler "banter" comment
Warren Gatland insists that he "does not condone racism of any kind" after coming under fire for describing a recent Joe Marler remark as "just banter".
Mar 16, 19:41
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England's Joe Marler escapes punishment
A disciplinary committee opts against punishing England prop Joe Marler for striking Wales's Rob Evans at Twickenham on Saturday.
Mar 16, 17:42
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England's Joe Marler cited for alleged strike on Rob Evans
England's Joe Marler is cited for an alleged strike on Wales's Rob Evans during Saturday's match at Twickenham.
Mar 14, 11:53
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Joe Marler apologises for abusive Samson Lee comment
The Welsh Rugby Union condemns a slur made by Joe Marler in the direction of Samson Lee concerning the Wales prop's heritage.
Mar 13, 20:59
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Wales flanker Dan Lydiate 'sees ghost' at 'haunted' team hotel
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate is not happy with his squad's Rugby World Cup base in Surrey as he has apparently seen a ghost there, according to teammate Samson Lee.
Oct 6, 19:11
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Preview: England vs. Wales
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's mouth-watering Rugby World Cup Pool A showdown between England and Wales at Twickenham.
Sep 24, 17:39
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Dan Lydiate, Tomas Francis named in Wales team to face England
Wales coach Warren Gatland makes several changes to his side for the World Cup Pool A match against England.
Sep 24, 11:24
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Prop forward Tomas Francis: 'Wales do not fear England pack'
Wales prop forward Tomas Francis, who could start in the country's front-row if Samson Lee fails to recover from injury, states that Wales do not fear England's pack.
Sep 22, 15:27
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Shane Williams bemoans "nightmare" month for Wales
Wales legend Shane Williams rues his former side's lack of luck after seeing Cory Allen become the latest Rugby World Cup injury victim.
Sep 21, 18:31
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Wales centre Cory Allen suffers 'significant hamstring tear'
The hamstring injury picked up by Cory Allen against Uruguay is likely to keep the Wales centre out of the remainder of the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 20, 21:00
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Result: Wales up and running at the World Cup with comfortable Uruguay win
A first-half hat-trick of tries from Cory Allen helps Wales on their way to a 54-9 victory over Uruguay in their Rugby World Cup Pool A opener.
Sep 20, 16:25
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Half-Time Report: Wales recover to take control against Uruguay
Wales take a 28-9 advantage into half time of their opening Rugby World Cup pool fixture against Uruguay in Cardiff.
Sep 20, 15:20
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Live Commentary: Wales 54-9 Uruguay - as it happened
Wales score eight tries to thrash Uruguay in their Rugby World Cup opener. Find out how the action unfolded with Sports Mole's full text commentary.
Sep 20, 14:06
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Preview: Wales vs. Uruguay
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's Rugby World Cup meeting between Wales and Uruguay at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Sep 18, 15:14
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Sam Warburton to pair up with Justin Tipuric for Wales's opener against Uruguay
Wales captain Sam Warburton and Justin Tipuric form a new-look back row for their opening World Cup clash against Uruguay at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday.
Sep 18, 12:25
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Adam Jones rules out Wales return
Former Wales prop Adam Jones claims that he will not return to the national team because coach Warren Gatland is too "stubborn".
Aug 14, 16:03
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Scarlets coach: 'Samson Lee winning Rugby World Cup fitness battle'
Wales prop Samson Lee "is on course" to being fit in time to feature in this year's Rugby World Cup, according to Scarlets coach Ioan Cunningham.
Jul 28, 19:40
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John Davies: Rhodri Jones injury loss "not end of the world"
John Davies admits that losing Rhodri Jones so close to the Rugby World Cup is "not ideal" for Wales, but backs his former side to adapt with the options available.
Jul 19, 15:27
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Wales prop Rhodri Jones ruled out of Rugby World Cup, Scott Andrews called up
Wales prop Rhodri Jones is sidelined for up to 16 weeks, ruling him out of this autumn's Rugby World Cup.
Jul 17, 11:59
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Welsh quartet sign National Dual Contracts
Alun Wyn Jones, Dan Biggar, Scott Williams and Gareth Anscombe become the latest Welsh players to sign National Dual Contracts.
Mar 18, 14:39
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Wales prop Samson Lee doubtful for Rugby World Cup
Wales coach Warren Gatland reveals that an Achilles injury could keep prop Samson Lee out of the Rugby World Cup.
Mar 17, 13:54
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Two changes for Wales against Italy
Wales are forced to make two changes for their crucial Six Nations clash away to Italy.
Mar 17, 13:43
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Result: Wales beat Ireland in Six Nations thriller
Wales edge out Ireland in a nail-biting Six Nations encounter at the Millenium Stadium.
Mar 14, 16:25
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George North recalled by Wales for France clash
George North returns to the Wales starting XV for their Six Nations clash with France in Paris.
Feb 24, 12:02
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Graham Price: 'Adam Jones omission a mistake'
Former Wales rugby player Graham Price says that Warren Gatland made a mistake by not selecting Adam Jones in the Six Nations squad.
Feb 14, 14:21
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Preview: Scotland vs. Wales
Sports Mole previews the Six Nations clash between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield.
Feb 13, 20:53
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Wales make one change for Scotland clash
Wales make one alteration to their starting lineup for the Six Nations match with Scotland on Sunday.
Feb 13, 13:39
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Report: George North fit to face Scotland on Sunday
Wales winger George North is reportedly fit enough to play for Wales against Scotland on Sunday.
Feb 9, 03:10
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Warren Gatland: 'George North was fine to continue against England'
Wales coach Warren Gatland backs the decision to let George North finish their opening Six Nations defeat against England despite a couple of blows to the head.
Feb 7, 17:52
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World Rugby questioning Wales over George North 'concussion'
World Rugby is investigating whether 'all concussion protocols' were followed by Wales during their management of George North in their Six Nations defeat to England.
Feb 7, 17:39
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Result: Scarlets overcome Harlequins in Heineken Cup
The Scarlets begin their Heineken Cup campaign in style with a 33-26 victory over Harlequins at the Stoop.
Oct 12, 17:33

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Great BritainGreat Britain13171343
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Wednesday's key events

· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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