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walesonline
The different tactics Wales could employ at the World CupGatland has been criticised by pundits in the past for his ‘Warrenball’ style o
The different tactics Wales could employ at the World Cup
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Gatland has been criticised by pundits in the past for his ‘Warrenball’ style of play which centres largely around the likes of Jamie Roberts outmuscling opponents. It’s a dangerous game to try and predict what the Wales boss will look to implement... Read more
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walesonline
The inside story of why Adam Jones was dropped from Warren Gatland's Wales plansHauled off barely half an hour into his 100th and final international appearanc
The inside story of why Adam Jones was dropped from Warren Gatland's Wales plans
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
Hauled off barely half an hour into his 100th and final international appearance, Jones has not featured since that 38-16 first Test defeat to South Africa in Durban in June 2014. He was replaced by Samson Lee for the second Test, when Wales only... Read more
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walesonline
Adam Jones book: The angry letter I wrote to Warren Gatland, but never sentThe triple Grand Slam winner spells out the despair he says he went through in
Adam Jones book: The angry letter I wrote to Warren Gatland, but never sent
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
The triple Grand Slam winner spells out the despair he says he went through in his new autobiography, which gives an intriguing insight into Welsh rugby. The book, called ‘Bomb’ and co-written by BBC Wales Scrum V presenter Ross Harries, is... Read more
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walesonline
Why Wales should consider playing Justin Tipuric at outside centre - Andy HowellRob Howley looked at me as if I was daft when I suggested to him recently that
Why Wales should consider playing Justin Tipuric at outside centre - Andy Howell
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Rob Howley looked at me as if I was daft when I suggested to him recently that Wales should consider using Justin Tipuric as an emergency centre. Scott Williams is a super attacker from inside-centre, but is unproven in the wider channel, while... Read more
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walesonline
Explained: How Wales ended up in the same RWC group as England and AustraliaEngland, Australia and Wales would all expect to reach a World Cup quarter-fina
Explained: How Wales ended up in the same RWC group as England and Australia
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
England, Australia and Wales would all expect to reach a World Cup quarter-final without great threat, but only two teams can qualify from Pool A at next month’s competition. A board in the media centre shows the draw for the 2015 Rugby World Cup... Read more
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walesonline
Why Alex Cuthbert could be another Lion culled by GatlandBut after digesting their culling from the 46-man training party alongside Rhys
Why Alex Cuthbert could be another Lion culled by Gatland
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
But after digesting their culling from the 46-man training party alongside Rhys Patchell, Jack Dixon, Nicky Smith, Rory Thornton and Dan Baker, we turn our attention to the remaining selection questions that need to be answered before the final... Read more
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walesonline
Wales' 15-side training match: 5 things to think aboutWales’ World Cup training squad held an open session in front of 5,000 supporte
Wales' 15-side training match: 5 things to think about
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
Wales’ World Cup training squad held an open session in front of 5,000 supporters in Colwyn Bay yesterday which included a contact match pitting 15 against 15. Warren Gatland had highlighted the match as part of the selection process ahead of his... Read more
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walesonline
Warren Gatland faces huge World Cup calls as squad arrive in North WalesWatch: Wales given rapturous North Wales welcome Warren Gatland faces some hug
Warren Gatland faces huge World Cup calls as squad arrive in North Wales
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
Watch: Wales given rapturous North Wales welcome Warren Gatland faces some huge calls as Wales embark on their crucial final camp before he cuts his World Cup training squad at the end of this week. That’s the verdict from Rupert Moon who was on... Read more
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walesonline
The winners and losers in race for Wales World Cup selectionRarely have the rating of individual players carried so much weight as they do
The winners and losers in race for Wales World Cup selection
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Rarely have the rating of individual players carried so much weight as they do in the aftermath of Wales’ defeat to Ireland. Who in the Welsh ranks – with the World Cup around the corner – advanced their cause and who did just the opposite? We will... Read more
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walesonline
.@simonrug analyses Warren Gatland's World Cup balancing actWorld Cup warm-up matches can be tricky affairs - as Wales have discovered to t
.@simonrug analyses Warren Gatland's World Cup balancing act
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
World Cup warm-up matches can be tricky affairs - as Wales have discovered to their cost in the past. Assorted coaches have been faced with a delicate balancing act over the years when it comes to these summer games. On the one hand, there’s the... Read more
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walesonline
So how do Wales and Ireland match up head-to-head? Our verdict.Following a cosy conversation between opposite coaches Warren Gatland and Joe S
So how do Wales and Ireland match up head-to-head? Our verdict.
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
Following a cosy conversation between opposite coaches Warren Gatland and Joe Schmidt last week, Wales and Ireland have both named their sides for the Millennium Stadium showdown on Saturday. Gatland has chosen four uncapped players to start with... Read more
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walesonline
Scott Williams in prime position to start at centre at the World CupNew skipper Scott Williams is in prime position to occupy the World Cup centre
Scott Williams in prime position to start at centre at the World Cup
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
New skipper Scott Williams is in prime position to occupy the World Cup centre berth left vacant by the injury to Jonathan Davies. That’s the word from attack coach Rob Howley on Scarlets star Williams, who captains Wales for the first time in their... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Howley hot on Wales’ discipline against Ireland | Irish Examiner Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 05:30 PM Wales want to put do
Howley hot on Wales’ discipline against Ireland
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 05:30 PM Wales want to put down an immediate marker in terms of their discipline when they face opening... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Howley hot on Wales' discipline Assistant coach Rob Howley has underlined the need for watertight discipline
Howley hot on Wales' discipline
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Assistant coach Rob Howley has underlined the need for watertight discipline as Wales build towards the World Cup Wales want to put down an immediate marker in terms of their discipline when they face opening World... Read more
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walesonline
'He knows he's under pressure' Rob Howley's verdict on Wales starWatch: Howley says Mike Phillips is under pressure Mike Phillips has been told
'He knows he's under pressure' Rob Howley's verdict on Wales star
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
Watch: Howley says Mike Phillips is under pressure Mike Phillips has been told he is under pressure for a World Cup squad spot as he prepares to take on Ireland at the Millennium Stadium this weekend. Wales attack coach Rob Howley says the 93-cap... Read more
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walesonline
Explained: Why James Hook suddenly fits Wales' fly-half philosophyRob Howley has revealed the change in direction that has seen James Hook fit in
Explained: Why James Hook suddenly fits Wales' fly-half philosophy
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
Rob Howley has revealed the change in direction that has seen James Hook fit in with Wales’ fly-half philosophy. Fans favourite Hook has been a fringe figure in recent years, starting just two Tests since the last World Cup in 2011. The main... Read more
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walesonline
The full Warren Gatland Rugby World Cup transcript: I have given these players their chance to impress me... now it's up to themThis is how the conversation went... Q: How experimental is this side and how
The full Warren Gatland Rugby World Cup transcript: I have given these players their chance to impress me... now it's up to them
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
This is how the conversation went... Q: How experimental is this side and how much is about wanting to start the World Cup warm-ups on the right foot? A: It’s an opportunity for a number of players. Even though there are four new caps in the... Read more
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walesonline
Tom James opens up on his Wales World Cup heartbreakThe Cardiff Blues winger has been released from the Wales squad after failing t
Tom James opens up on his Wales World Cup heartbreak
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
The Cardiff Blues winger has been released from the Wales squad after failing to recover from a problem with his heel which he has battling with for the past month or so. 'I’m gutted that it’s ended this way' He had forced his way back into the... Read more

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