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United Rugby Championship: Cardiff Rugby v Connacht (Friday)

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 11:00 am

Team news and match preview for Cardiff Rugby’s opening URC fixture at home against Connacht on Friday, 24 September.

Euro 2022: Uefa doubles prize money for women’s European Championship

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 10:01 am

Uefa doubles the prize money available to teams for the women’s European Championship in 2022.

British and Irish Lions: Warren Gatland’s selections not based on form says Iain Henderson

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 7:16 am

Warren Gatland did not base his British and Irish Lions Test team selections on form in South Africa says Iain Henderson.

Welsh Rugby Union promise reform in women’s game

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 6:00 am

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) say mistakes made in the women’s game will be put right.

Welsh Rugby Union: Bank debt rises to £22.9m despite £400,000 profit for financial year

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 6:00 am

The Welsh Rugby Union says it has recorded a small £400,000 profit before tax despite the Covid-19 pandemic – but overall bank debt has risen to £22.9m.

World Rugby to limit contact training to prevent injuries and protect players

BBC Wales Sport September 22, 2021 at 11:01 pm

Contact training is to be drastically reduced across rugby union in an attempt to prevent injuries and protect player welfare.

Tomas Francis: Wales and Ospreys prop says 60-cap rule is working

BBC Wales Sport September 22, 2021 at 7:20 pm

New Ospreys prop Tomas Francis says the Welsh Rugby Union’s 60-cap rule is working following his summer move from Exeter.

County Championship: Chris Cooke leads Glamorgan marathon against Surrey

BBC Wales Sport September 22, 2021 at 5:16 pm

Chris Cooke’s career-best 205 not out helps Glamorgan pile up 672-6 against Surrey, who reach 45-0 in reply.

Cardiff City to apply to be part of safe standing trial for fans

BBC Wales Sport September 22, 2021 at 5:04 pm

Cardiff City will apply to be part of a scheme to pilot safe standing areas for fans this season.

Wales’ best chance to qualify for World Cup – Roberts

BBC Wales Sport September 22, 2021 at 12:41 pm

Defender Rhiannon Roberts believes Wales have their best chance to qualify for a major tournament after making an ideal start to their 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign.