As the Wales squad arrive in Switzerland for their conditioning training, captain Sam Warburton had a nervy few moments on his first cable car trip up a mountain.
The squad are in Fiesch for their first Rugby World Cup training camp, but the captain didn't seem to enjoy this adventure!
The gleaming Webb Ellis trophy will be escorted by former Wales Captain Ryan Jones and former Wales Women's international Non Evans.Read the full story ›
The iconic Webb Ellis Cup is on a ten-day tour around Wales as excitement continues to build. Find out where you can catch a glimpse of it.Read the full story ›
Rugby's greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Trophy, has arrived in north Wales to kick off its ten day tour.
In the countdown to the Tournament, which brings eight matches including Wales’ pool games against Uruguay and Fiji to the Millennium Stadium, people all over Wales can mark their calendars with an exciting range of free-to-enter Trophy Tour events.
Local school children and members of the public have been invited to attend its arrival in Llanberis ahead of its trip to the summit of Mount Snowdon.
From Wales’ biggest mountain, the Trophy will take on its journey around the country with a stop at Zipworld with the WRU Street Rugby team and Colwyn Bay’s Parc Eirias for a festival to celebrate Women and Girls Rugby.
With 84 days left until the Rugby World Cup kicks off, the Webb Ellis trophy starts a ten day tour around Wales.Read the full story ›
Liam Williams has added to Warren Gatland’s back division injury woes after undergoing surgery for a foot injury.
The setback puts the 24-year-old in a race against time to prove his fitness ahead of Wales naming their final 31 man Rugby World Cup squad on August 31st.
Gatland has already been forced into one back-line change after centre Jonathan Davies was ruled out of the tournament with a knee problem before Wales began their 2015 preparations.
Williams’ injury would be an unfortunate blow to Wales’ plans, should it limit his involvement in the tournament build up after impressing during Wales’ 2015 Six Nations campaign.
The Scarlet will continue his rehabilitation within the Wales camp as the rest of the squad are put through their paces at a series of high intensity preparation camps in Switzerland,Qatar, Parc Eirias, and Poland ahead of the tournament beginning in September.
The Rugby World Cup will make a tour of Wales in the run-up to the start of the tournament. Find out where to catch the celebrations.Read the full story ›
There are just one hundred days to go before the start of the Rugby World Cup.
Wales will play their first game of the tournament, at home, against Uraguay on the 20th of September.
Eight games will be played at the Millennium Stadium
The group includes 9 uncapped players in an otherwise familiar looking lineup ahead of the tournament which gets underway on September 18th.Read the full story ›
The Welsh Rugby Union has revealed its 47-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup.
The group of newcomers includes Gloucester back-row forward Ross Moriarty, Bath lock Dominic Day and Exeter prop Tomas Francis, plus young Newport Gwent Dragons backs Tyler Morgan and Jack Dixon.
The squad will report for conditioning training on June 15, while training camps next month include trips to Switzerland and Qatar.