Welsh rugby union

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Rugby star Mike Phillips suspended by WRU

Rugby star Mike Phillips has been suspended indefinitely by the Welsh Rugby Union for a breach of conduct. The move comes following published pictures of 28-year-old Phillips’ alleged involvement in a late-night bust-up outside McDonald’s on Queen Street, Cardiff. Photographs show the former Cardiff Blues and Ospreys player being pinned to the ground by security … Continue reading

Shanklin retires from rugby

Wales and Cardiff Blues centre Tom Shanklin has been forced to retire from professional rugby due to a knee injury. A spokesperson for the WRU said that the experienced centre, who has scored 20 International tries in 70 appearances for Wales, has failed to recover from an injury sustained in January and, following medical advice, has … Continue reading

Six Nations: WRU chief Roger Lewis rules out sacking Wales coach Warren Gatland

Wales Rugby Union chief executive Roger Lewis has dismissed the notion of sacking coach Warren Gatland and insisted now “is a time for cool heads and certainly not to chop heads”. Wales lost their Six Nations opener to England on Friday 26-19 and have gone eight matches without a win stretching back to last season. … Continue reading

Wales international Jonathan Thomas signs new Ospreys deal

Wales international Jonathan Thomas has agreed a new contract with the Ospreys that will keep him at the Liberty Stadium until 2014. Thomas is second in the all-time appearance list for the Ospreys, playing his 136th match in Saturday’s 22-16 Heineken Cup defeat by Munster. The 27-year-old, who can play flanker, number eight or second … Continue reading

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