Halfpenny prepared for another big kick against France

Leigh Halfpenny says he's "moved on" from the disappointment of missing a decisive penalty in Wales' World Cup semi-final defeat to France, and is ready to kick his side to Grand Slam glory against the same opponents on Saturday.

The 23-year-old Cardiff Blues man has enjoyed great success since become Wales' principal goal kicker for the Six Nations. His late penalty fell agonisingly short as Warren Gatland's men lost 9-8 to France in October.

I would wonder if there was anything I could have done to get the ball over, I went through it every single day, but that has gone now. I have moved on from that. The practice I have done since that moment means going into this game I am pleased with where I am at. I just try to imagine I am on the field in Gorseinon with just me, the ball and the posts.

– Wales full back Leigh Halfpenny


Grand Slam countdown

Wales will claim their third Grand Slam in eight years if they beat France in their final Six Nations game in Cardiff on Saturday.