Wales

Articles relating to Wales

Oz edge Wales for bronze

2011-10-21 13:36

Australia have beaten Wales in their third place playoff match at Eden Park in Auckland to finish their RWC campaign on a winning note.

Factbox

Wales have struggled at past World Cups, but they are a tough, motivated side and will be aiming for quarter-final qualification.
Rugby World Cup 2011

Welsh captain banned

2011-10-16 14:26
10 comments

Wales captain Sam Warburton has been given a three-week ban following his red card for a dangerous tip tackle against France.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Welsh cry foul over red card

2011-10-15 14:01
45 comments

Wales coach Warren Gatland has accused Irish referee Alain Rolland of costing Wales a place in the World Cup final.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Zzzz...France flop into final

2011-10-15 15:39
15 comments

Defiantly uninspiring, France have somehow burgled their way into the Rugby World Cup final at the expense of 14-man Wales.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Welsh RWC dream dies

2011-10-15 13:30
3 comments

More than 60 000 Welsh rugby fan gathered in the Millenium Stadium were left in agony as their team missed out on a RWC final.

 

Shane Williams

A is a lighting-fast and diminutive Welsh international wing who is considered to be one of the best players in his position by fans all over the world.
 
 
Rugby World Cup 2011

France slay defiant Dragons

2011-10-15 11:51
23 comments

A 14-man Wales showed guts and determination, but were unable to defeat France in a nailbiting semifinal at Eden Park.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

France wary of being Hook'ed

2011-10-14 11:23
0 comments

France coach Marc Lievremont said James Hook's selection for Wales in their Rugby World Cup semi-final was "not great news".

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Jenkins wary of French kickers

2011-10-10 14:07
0 comments

Wales skills coach Neil Jenkins says he is wary of French kickers ahead of their Rugby World Cup semi-final in Auckland.

 
 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Wales's Warburton sent-off

2011-10-15 10:50
22 comments

Wales captain Sam Warburton has been dramatically sent-off for a tip-tackle against France in their World Cup semifinal.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Bookies back NZ v Wales final

2011-10-13 13:00
40 comments

Wales are favourites to reach their first ever Rugby World Cup final when they take on France in the first semi-final.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Injury concerns for Wales

2011-10-10 11:23
0 comments

Wales have injury concerns over flyhalf Rhys Priestland and lock Luke Charteris ahead of their RWC semi-final against France.

 
 
Rugby World Cup 2011

World Cup fever grips Wales

2011-10-14 20:19
3 comments

Excitement has been building in rugby-mad Wales ahead of their World Cup semi-final against France in New Zealand.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

Priestland misses out on semi

2011-10-13 06:52
2 comments

Rhys Priestland, one of Wales' shining stars at the RWC, has been ruled out of semi-final against France through injury.

 
Rugby World Cup 2011

What French team will pitch?

2011-10-09 08:24
3 comments

The Welsh face an almost impossible task in guessing what sort of French side they will face in their World Cup semi-final.

 
 
 

Featured Team

New Zealand

The All Blacks are a mighty force and this Rugby World Cup may well be the one where they shake the ghosts of past tournaments.

 

Featured Player

Richie McCaw

All Black skipper and prodigious tackler, ball carrier and turnover specialist, Richie McCaw will look to lay the ghosts of previous World Cups to rest.

 

Featured Venue

Eden Park

Eden Park's history boasts some of the greatest sporting moments, including the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987 and 1992 Cricket World Cup.

 
Latest Multimedia

VIDEO: Goalkeeper has the worst 'shootout' in history

Yale Bulldogs goalkeeper Scott Sterling can't believe his luck or is that bad luck in the most amazing 'penalty shootout' captured on camera.

More Multimedia

  • VIDEO: AB's pumping iron ahead of Cardiff test

    The All Black's pumped some iron ahead of their clash with Wales in Cardiff, where their unbeaten record stretches back to 1953. Watch Sonny Bill Williams and Israel Dagg and co push themselves to maintain peak performance.

  • VIDEO: Watch Fernando Alonso turn as red as a Ferrari

    McLaren-bound Fernando Alonso turned scarlet in a press conference when asked if he'd choose Jenson Button, who was seated next to him, as he teammate for next season. The response or lack of from the Spaniard is absolutely brilliant.

  • VIDEO: Cheerleader stumped after elaborate proposal

    A Chicago Bulls cheerleader had her world shifted as her fiance set up an elaborate proposal that caught the dancer off guard. She literally couldn't believe what was happening.

  • VIDEO: The rise and rise of Willie le Roux

    World Rugby Player of the Year nominee Willie le Roux talks candidly about his meteoric rise from B-section side Boland Cavaliers to becoming the first choice fullback for the Springboks.

Off the Bench

/Sport
Teams

Pool A

 
 
 
 

Pool B

 
 
 
 

Pool C

 
 
 
 

Pool D

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tank Lanning

Lessons learnt from RWC 2011

2011-10-26 16:45

A few vital life lessons from Tank Lanning's recent trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup quarter and semi-finals. Read More

 
Rugby World Cup Wallpapers

Download your favourite RWC wallpaper here

 
Weather

Auckland

Monday

More sun than clouds. Mild.

Low
High

11°C
21°C

Current Conditions
 
Vote

Taking into account where it will be held, the likely player retirements and new coaches in charge, which team looks best-placed to mount a challenge to the All Blacks at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England?

 
Please Upgrade
Your Version of Flash
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.