Wales

Moerat and Louw set to make debut as Springboks name matchday squad for clash against Wales

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has confirmed the matchday squad for the opening Test against Wales to be played on Saturday in Pretoria.
28 June 2022

Pieter-Steph du Toit unavailable for South Africa's first Test against Wales

South Africa assistant coach Deon Davids revealed that loose forward Pieter-Steph du Toit is unavailable for the opening Test against Wales to be played on 2nd July.
27 June 2022

All Blacks hit by Covid outbreak ahead of series against Ireland

New Zealand have been dealt a blow ahead of the series against Ireland following a Covid outbreak in the camp.
27 June 2022

Wayne Pivac wants Wales to 'focus on the good stuff' from Six Nations' ahead of series against South Africa

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac wants his side to focus on the positives they had during the Six Nations campaign ahead of the upcoming series against South Africa.
26 June 2022

TRU Podcast: End Of Season Review And A Look To The Summer

It has been a while, but the Talking Rugby Union Podcast is back as we reflect on the Gallagher Premiership final and look ahead to a busy summer for England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland.
26 June 2022

James Botham Exclusive: 'It would be an absolute honour to get back in there'

It might not have been the summer Botham was expecting, but after missing out on Wales' tour to South Africa, he is determined to enjoy the Barbarians experience before going again in 2022/23.
25 June 2022

Wales relishing opportunity to face South Africa - Wayne Pivac

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac said his side is excited about the prospect of facing the Springboks in South Africa in a three-game Test series in July.
23 June 2022

Wales call-up uncapped Scarlets tight-head prop Harri O'Connor for tour of South Africa

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has called up uncapped Scarlets tight-head prop Harri O'Connor for their upcoming tour of South Africa.
21 June 2022

Wayne Pivac and Wales gearing up for 'ultimate challenge'

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac is hoping his side can put a disappointing Six Nations behind them as they prepare for the "ultimate challenge" against South Africa.
21 June 2022

Phil Bennett Tribute: 'You think these legends are going to carry on forever and be immortal'

Former teammate of 'Benny', Clive Griffiths, speaks to Talking Rugby Union about playing with his idol at Llanelli and the influence one of the greats of the game had on his career.
14 June 2022

Wales, British and Irish Lions legend Phil Bennett dies aged 73

Ex-Wales and British and Irish Lions fly-half Phil Bennett has passed away at the age of 73 on Sunday as announced by his former club Scarlets.
13 June 2022

South Africa name 43-man squad for upcoming international season

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has unveiled a 43-man squad for the upcoming international season that includes a home series against Wales and the Rugby Championship tournament.
12 June 2022

Saracens prop Sam Wainwright added to Wales squad

Wales have called up uncapped Saracens prop Sam Wainwright in the squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa.
8 June 2022

Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe signs one-year contract extension with Ospreys

Ospreys have announced that Welsh international Gareth Anscombe has signed a one-year contract extension with the province.
1 June 2022

Steven Shingler Exclusive: You always think ‘I wonder what standard we would be in the Premiership?'

TRU heard from Steven Shingler about the club’s campaign as well as the disappointment of not moving into the Premiership.
24 May 2022

Leicester flanker Tommy Reffell included in Wales squad for South Africa tour

Wales have included Leicester flanker Tommy Reffell and Cardiff number eight James Ratti in the 33-man squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa to be played in July.
18 May 2022

Dan Biggar set to retain Wales captaincy for South Africa tour

Wales are likely to retain Northampton fly-half Dan Biggar as the captain for the upcoming July tour of South Africa.
18 May 2022

Springbok scrumhalf Cobus Reinach set to miss series against Wales

South Africa scrumhalf Cobus Reinach is likely to miss the series against Wales in July due to a shoulder injury.
24 April 2022

10-try England defeat Wales in front of record crowd at Kingsholm

TRU’s Joe Harvey was at Kingsholm as England scored 10 tries to beat Wales in the TikTok Women’s Six Nations. Here is how the game unfolded.
9 April 2022

Wales to face Australia and New Zealand in autumn internationals

The Welsh Rugby Union has unveiled the fixtures for the autumn international series that will include clashes against Australia and New Zealand.
7 April 2022