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Alun Wyn Jones Wales captain Jones extends contract to 2021

Alun Wyn Jones Wales captain Jones extends contract to 2021

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Wales v Ireland - Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain - March 16, 2019 Wales' Alun Wyn Jones celebrates completing the Grand Slam with the Six Nations Championship trophy after the match REUTERS/Rebecca Naden(Reuters) - Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has ended speculation over his future by signing…
Alun Wyn Jones Pool D: Wales emerge as northern hemisphere’s main hope

Alun Wyn Jones Pool D: Wales emerge as northern hemisphere’s main hope

WalesWho are they?A year out from the Rugby World Cup, Ireland looked the side best placed to mount a challenge to the All Blacks in Japan - the northern hemisphere’s shining light. Yet while Joe Schmidt’s side were earning global acclaim following a record breaking 2018, Wales were hard at work in the shadows, the…
Alun Wyn Jones Stuart Barnes’ talking points

Alun Wyn Jones Stuart Barnes’ talking points

New Zealand's World Cup chances are one of Stuart Barnes' key talking points New Zealand being "eminently beatable", Wales being in the World Cup mix and England's reflections from Cardiff all feature in this week's talking points column. 1. Wales are ranked No 1 in the world. I don't care about it and neither does…
Alun Wyn Jones Wales vs England result: Eddie Jones says Welsh are Rugby World Cup favourites after going top of world rankings

Alun Wyn Jones Wales vs England result: Eddie Jones says Welsh are Rugby World...

Eddie Jones said that Wales are now favourites to win the Rugby World Cup, after watching his England side suffer a 13-6 defeat in Cardiff in a result that puts Warren Gatland’s side top of the world rankings. In a match that failed to live up to last weekend’s spectacle at Twickenham, Wales were able to hold…
Alun Wyn Jones Alun Wyn Jones: Wales captain says team can address problems after loss to England

Alun Wyn Jones Alun Wyn Jones: Wales captain says team can address problems after...

Wales' record-breaking captain Alun Wyn Jones admits there are things to work on before their second World Cup
Alun Wyn Jones Wales is ‘finally ahead of you in rugby’ – World Cup optimism builds under Warren Gatland

Alun Wyn Jones Wales is ‘finally ahead of you in rugby’ – World Cup...

Give Warren Gatland his due for lifting Welsh rugby out of a hole. That's the message from WalesOnline rugby writer Simon Thomas after Gatland's side supplanted the All Blacks at No. 1 in the world rugby rankings. Thomas also expressed a cautious optimism about Wales' World Cup prospects in Japan under their longtime New Zealand…
Alun Wyn Jones ‘Sometimes you get your pants pulled down’ – Warren Gatland admits he regrets comments about England prop

Alun Wyn Jones ‘Sometimes you get your pants pulled down’ – Warren Gatland admits...

Warren Gatland. Photo: PA Wales boss Warren Gatland says that "sometimes you get your pants pulled down" when making comments about players. England prop Kyle Sinckler returns to the Principality Stadium on Saturday - six months after Gatland said "emotionally, he can be a bit of a timebomb" and "there is a challenge sometimes with…
Alun Wyn Jones Wales name full-strength side to face experimental England in World Cup warm-up clash at Twickenham

Alun Wyn Jones Wales name full-strength side to face experimental England in World Cup...

Warren Gatland has named an impressively strong XV to face England in Sunday's first Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Twickenham. There are just two changes to the side from March's Grand Slam victory over Ireland, with Nicky Smith replacing Rob Evans at loosehead prop and Aaron Wainwright, making only his third Test start, replacing…
Alun Wyn Jones Bledisloe Cup: All Blacks loss means Wales are unofficially top of World Rugby’s rankings

Alun Wyn Jones Bledisloe Cup: All Blacks loss means Wales are unofficially top of...

The All Blacks are no longer the number one side in world rugby. Wales have unofficially taken that honour following Australia's 47-26 win over the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship last night. The All Blacks have provisionally slipped off the top spot for the first time in 10 years following their controversial loss.Read more:'It…
Alun Wyn Jones Adam Beard: Wales lock hopes to revive Test winning streak

Alun Wyn Jones Adam Beard: Wales lock hopes to revive Test winning streak

Adam Beard (right) won his first cap for Wales against Samoa in Apia in June 2017World Cup warm-up: Wales v EnglandVenue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Date: Saturday, 17 August Kick-off: 14:15 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC 5 Live Extra & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentaryWales…

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