Wales' training session draws 15,000 fans ahead of World Cup

Rugby Sep 16, 2019

Wales' training session draws 15,000 fans ahead of World Cup

A crowd of about 15,000 fans gathered to see Wales, one of the tournament favorites, hold the team's first open training session in Japan on Monday ahead of the upcoming Rugby World Cup. Wales, currently ranked No. 5 in the world, practiced for about an ...

Ireland bounces back with win against Wales

Rugby Sep 1, 2019

Ireland bounces back with win against Wales

Ireland restored some pride by beating Wales 22-17 in a scrappy Rugby World Cup warmup between second-string sides on Saturday. The Irish were in desperation mode after enduring a 57-15 thrashing from England last weekend at Twickenham and responded by pulling ahead 22-3 in Cardiff ...

Rugby Aug 22, 2019

Contentious George North try prompts World Rugby rule change

World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North's contentious try for Wales in its 13-6 win over England in Cardiff on Saturday. Wales winger North scored in the 34th minute while England had yet to send on a temporary ...

Ford to shut Welsh engine plant with loss of 1,700 jobs

Business / Corporate Jun 7, 2019

Ford to shut Welsh engine plant with loss of 1,700 jobs

Ford will shut its engine plant in Wales next year, costing about 1,700 jobs, the U.S. auto giant announced Thursday in a further blow to Britain's embattled car sector struggling with Brexit uncertainty and a global race to meet rising demand for electric vehicles. The ...

Wales survives Scotland to stay on path to Grand Slam

Rugby Mar 10, 2019

Wales survives Scotland to stay on path to Grand Slam

Scotland on form looked like it would only be a pothole on Wales' road to Six Nations glory. The thing about potholes, though, is they can be bigger than expected. Wales was cruising by halftime at Murrayfield on Saturday, with a 15-6 lead that wasn't as ...

Wales picks up 11th straight win

Rugby Feb 10, 2019

Wales picks up 11th straight win

Wales equaled its own record for consecutive wins after overcoming a plucky Italy 26-15 in Six Nations rugby on Saturday. Italy scored the only try of the first half and only trailed 12-7 at halftime. Wales didn't score a try until the 53rd minute and ...