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Boudjellal threat 'flabbergasting'

Rob Howley said he was "flabbergasted" after Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal threatened to terminate the contract of Welsh fullback Leigh Halfpenny.

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Steenkamp's Welsh dream 'a joke'

Michael Owen has slammed the IRB's rule that allows a foreign player to qualify for another nation in the wake of De Kock Steenkamp's Ospreys move
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Wales going 'high' in RWC build-up

Wales' plans ahead of next year's World Cup will include training camps in Switzerland and Qatar, coach Warren Gatland said.

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Gatland: Counter cash-flush French

Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes the introduction of new dual contracts will turn the tide of the talent drain.

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Welsh in £60M 'peace deal'

The bitter civil war between the Welsh Rugby Union and the country's four professional regional teams appeared to be at an end.

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Additional advantage for England

BREAKING NEWS: Tournament hosts England will have an additional advantage, as they bid to win the 2015 World Cup.

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Stalemate prompted big Cardiff move

Wales prop Adam Jones pointed to the stalemate between the WRU and the Welsh regions as the reason behind his decision to leave the Ospreys.

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Welsh war: Warburton still in limbo

Wales captain Sam Warburton is set to miss Cardiff's pre-season friendly as a result of the long-running dispute between the WRU and the regional sides.

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Anscombe: 'Why I left NZ'

Chiefs back Gareth Anscombe said he switched allegiance from New Zealand to Wales after realising he had little hope of making the All Blacks.

Jones remains in Welsh rugby limbo

Ryan Jones has labelled the ongoing limbo Adam Jones finds himself in as 'tragic', highlighting the 'human' cost of the sport's political warfare.

Gatland not pushing Anscombe

Since deciding to move to Wales to join up with the Cardiff Blues, Gareth Anscombe's international future has been hotly debated.

Neck injury: Fears for Williams' career

Wales centre Owen Williams suffered a potential career-ending injury at the weekend.

Five-week ban for Welsh headbutter

Wales prop Samson Lee was slapped with a five-week ban for his ugly headbutt on South African lock Flip van der Merwe.

An ugly win reveals Boks' character

Heyneke Meyer has been given renewed confidence in his charges' character as they look ahead to the Championship and World Cup.

Gatland: Penalty try was correct

The controversial penalty try two minutes from time which condemned Wales to a heartbreaking 31-30 defeat has not been argued by Warren Gatland.

Nelspruit battle Meyer's high-point

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said that the 31-30 victory over Wales in Nelspruit on Saturday was his team's best since he started coaching them.

Welsh prop cited for headbutt

Welsh prop Samson Lee has been citedfor an alleged headbutt on Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe in Nelspruit on Saturday.
 

Player ratings: Card games

Wales have only themselves to blame for not getting their first-ever win over the Springboks on South African soil.