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Russell captains as Rowe gets Cardiff call-up

Scotland men’s rugby union coach Gregor Townsend has announced his team to take on Wales in the opening round of the Six Nations. With regular full-back Blair Kinghorn temporarily out…

Proactive or Performative: Does Wales’ recent plastic ban go far enough?

In the global battle against plastic pollution, Wales has taken a notable legislative stride with its recent ban on single-use plastics in takeaways and restaurants. The ban, which took effect…

Wales on verge of Grand Slam after penultimate Six Nations weekend

Wales took another step closer to a shock 2021 Six Nations win following an imperious performance in Rome and losses for both rival contenders, France and Scotland, in what proved…

Grand Slam becomes real prospect for Wales after England victory

Nothing raises the heart rate like a Wales-England match in Cardiff – an entire nation enkindled by pyrotechnics, Eddie Butler’s soliloquys and hair-raising anthems, all before kick-off. Thereafter, the nerves…

Wales will not win the Six Nations, but they can regain public trust

If you ever feel bored or in need of a quick rugby fix, highlights of the Scarlets 2016-17 Pro14 winning season will do the trick. This side, coached by current…

A surging interest in Welsh independence

I should start with a disclaimer that I’m not Welsh. Yes, dw i’n dysgu Cymraeg, but my family doesn’t have any connection to Wales other than my mildly obsessive curiosity.…

Will national lockdowns work this time? Wales could be an early indicator

It is not difficult to see that Covid is spiralling out of control in the four countries of the United Kingdom and indeed globally. Northern Ireland is in the middle…

Rugby World Cup Preview: how will the Home Nations do?

After a glorious summer dominated by the successes of England’s cricketing heroes, football and rugby have returned to our screens and back pages, fighting for supremacy in the national sporting…