Lions captain Warburton retires from rugby

Captains Sam Warburton and Kieran Read shared the New Zealand v Lions spoils in 2017 British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has retired from rugby at the age of 29 after winning 79 Test caps. The former Wales captain has not played since leading the 2017 Lions to a drawn series against New Zealand. […]

Wales name strong Sevens squad for World Cup

Adam Thomas plays his club rugby for Pontypridd Wales have named a strong squad for the rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco between July 20-22. Adam Thomas captains the side and in-form Luke Morgan is also included. Lloyd Williams and Cory Allen will also feature, three years after competing for Wales in the 15-a-side […]

No Wales approach for backs coach Jones – Scarlets

Stephen Jones became part of Wayne Pivac’s Scarlets backroom staff in 2015 Scarlets say there have been no talks about backs coach Stephen Jones joining Wayne Pivac’s future Wales set-up. Scarlets coach Pivac will replace Warren Gatland after the 2019 World Cup in Japan and his regional assistant Jones has been linked with joining him. […]

No suitable Welsh successors to Gatland, says WRU chief

Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips (right) said they were happy they had the right man in Pivac There were no Welsh coaches suitable to replace Warren Gatland after the next World Cup, says Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips. Scarlets’ New Zealand-born coach Wayne Pivac has been appointed to succeed Gatland after […]