The Six Nations Council announced that a bonus points system would be trialled in the 2017 RBS-sponsored championship.Read the full story ›
The 2017 Six Nations will include a bonus points system across all men’s, women’s and under 20s championships, organisers have confirmed.Read the full story ›
Wales under 20's set up a Grand Slam showdown with Italy in the final round of the 2016 Six Nations thanks to a 16-42 win against England.Read the full story ›
It's just five months since Williams was ruled out of the World Cup at Twickenham with a foot injury.Read the full story ›
Neil Jenkins has described criticism that Wales received after posting a fifth successive RBS 6 Nations victory over France as 'baffling'.Read the full story ›
Have you ever wondered how busy Cardiff Central Station gets on a match day?
Well take a look at this video captured by Arriva Trains Wales.
The company has released the footage ahead of this weekend's game between Wales and France.
Here's also some facts you probably didn't know about travelling to Cardiff on a match day:
- If you’re travelling to Cardiff by train to see Wales face France in the Six Nations you’ll be one of more than 40,000 fans with the same idea! When Wales beat Scotland on February 13th, 42,688 rugby fans descended on the capital.
- The highest figure for a Welsh rugby fixture was recorded as just over 46,000!
- The popularity in train travel for match days has almost trebled in recent years. In 1999 Central Station would handle around 10,000 fans. Today, more than 40,000 fans typically travel to Cardiff by train.
- Arriva Trains Wales arrange for more than 130 members of staff to assist on match days. This number is made up from an additional 50 staff, mainly volunteers, who complement the work done by the operational teams.
Luke Charteris has been ruled out of the Wales team ahead of the next Six Nation's match with France after a knee injury.
With him out, room has been made for Bradley Davies to start in Friday night's clash.
He'll be joined by Alex Cuthbert, Dan Lydiate in the starting XV as Wales look to continue their unbeaten run in the 2016 RBS 6 Nations.
Wales Team Announcement: Wales make three changes to side to face France. Cuthbert, B.Davies and Lydiate all start https://t.co/s3HCWewz4d
The WRU confirmed the roof of the Principality Stadium will be closed for the match.
This year's RBS 6 Nations Championship will be launched today with representatives of Wales, England, France, Ireland Scotland and Italy in London for the event.
Wales kick-off their tournament with a tricky trip to Ireland on Sunday.
On Saturday France face Italy and Scotland are at home to England.
Wales have won the tournament 4 times, the same as England, but one less than France. The last time Wales secured the Championship was is 2013.
This year ITV will be showing matches live as well as the BBC.
Sam Warburton and Leigh Halfpenny have failed to make the Six Nations player of the tournament shortlist, despite some fine performances.Read the full story ›
South Wales Police says an alleged homophobic tweet sent to Welsh referee Nigel Owens is being investigated.
Owens, 43, took charge of the final game of the Six Nations yesterday afternoon, between England and France at Twickenham.
England won 55-35, but came up short in their bid to win the tournament on points difference.
The Twitter account where the alleged homophobic comment came from has now been deleted - but South Wales Police tweeted to thank other users for reporting it, and said "the matter is being investigated."
Owens tweeted this morning to describe his pleasure at refereeing the match.
An absolute pleasure & privilege to ref one of the best games of rugby ever . Huge credit to England & France for making it a great game
Last year, two fans were banned from Twickenham after an investigation into homophobic abuse aimed at Nigel Owens.