International players based in England will be available for training camps ahead of the Rugby World Cup after the sport's governing body offered Premiership clubs greater financial support if they lose players to injury on international duty.
Shaun Edwards will leave Wales after the Rugby World Cup in Japan this year following 11 years as the team's defence coach, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Thursday.
Wales have called up uncapped players Rhys Carre and Owen Lane to their 42-man training squad in preparation for this year's World Cup.
Leinster coach John Fogarty will join the Ireland coaching staff after the 2019 World Cup, the club confirmed Monday.
Shaun Edwards has opted out on an agreement to become Wigan Warriors head coach and is set to extend his 11-year stay with Wales, ESPN understands.
The biggest year of his coaching career is still to play out, but Michael Cheika's pending replacement at Australia's helm is as much a talking point as the Wallabies' Rugby World Cup fortunes themselves.
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones could be ruled out of the season after suffering knee ligament damage.
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones was named Six Nations Player of the Championship.
Grand Slam winners Jonathan Davies, Ken Owens and Rob Evans have all signed deals to stay in Wales while Adams is heading for Cardiff.
The Six Nations star said the Welsh Rugby Union and regional sides must resolve their differences and stop the chaos in their game to avoid players opting to move to English clubs.
With the 2010s now in the books, Huw Richards breaks down the numbers and looks at how the decade stacks up against over a century of the Six Nations.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland believes the newly-crowned Six Nations champions can lift the World Cup in November.
The 2019 Six Nations may be over, but which players made it into ESPN's Fantasy Rugby Team of the Tournament? Remarkably, only one of Wales' Grand Slam heroes makes the cut.
With a third Grand Slam, the steel Warren Gatland has brought to Wales was embodied by Alun Wyn Jones against Ireland.
Gareth Anscombe guided Wales to the Six Nations title with a Man of the Match performance, and he got his rewards in our Six Nations Fantasy Rugby game too.
Wales cruised to victory over Ireland in Cardiff to clinch the Six Nations championship and Grand Slam in Warren Gatland's final home match as coach.
Wales are on the verge of an historic Six Nations title, but Ireland, England and an oncoming storm stand in their way.
Wales have clinched the 2019 Six Nations title after beating holders Ireland at the Principality Stadium.
It's the final week, and it's not just the Grand Slam and Six Nations that are on the line. Who's going to win you the points in the final push for ESPN Fantasy Rugby glory?
Wales are unchanged for their Six Nations decider against Ireland on Saturday as they look to win their 12th Grand Slam and first since 2012.
England and Ireland's high-scoring stars dominate the Round 4 Fantasy Rugby Team of the Week.
Despite a disjointed performance against Scotland, Wales grabbed the victory needed to set up a chance at a Grand Slam when they face Ireland next weekend.
Off-field discussions about the future of Welsh club rugby almost undermined efforts towards a first Six Nations clean sweep since 2012, but Warren Gatland's side really have forgotten how to lose.
Between the messy civil war in Welsh rugby, the salary cap problems of the English game and the confusion over a new 'Nations Championship', rugby is taking a battering, but the action on the pitch could provide welcome relief this weekend.
It's a massive weekend of Six Nations rugby -- but what should all the Fantasy managers out there be thinking about?
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- WALES2ndPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st England : 83 Points DifferenceENG1st4983