Wales' Halfpenny ruled out of RWC

More Sports / Rugby Sep 8, 2015

Wales' Halfpenny ruled out of RWC

Wales suffered a huge blow as fullback Leigh Halfpenny, whose superb goalkicking has been a key part of the team's success in recent years, was ruled out of the Rugby World Cup with a knee injury on Monday. Halfpenny sustained anterior cruciate ligament damage in ...

Japan rugby squad trounces undermanned Wales

Rugby Jun 15, 2013

Japan rugby squad trounces undermanned Wales

Japan recorded its first official test-match win against a Tier One nation Saturday, when it defeated Wales 23-8 at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. But it was the defensive effort of the hosts that really won them the game — albeit against a team ...