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Footage shows axed former Sky Sports presenter Gray making offensive chant at female colleague

The Wales hooker and captain Matthew Rees is still suffering chronic pain

Matthew Rees injury blow for Wales

Hooker Matthew Rees has been ruled out of Wales' opening RBS 6 Nations clash with Ireland in Dublin on Sunday because of injury.

Sam Warburton wants Wales to be fearless in Six Nations

Sam Warburton wants Wales to adopt the same fearless approach that served them so well at the World Cup for the RBS 6 Nations.

The Millennium Stadium could host Wales' games

Millennium Stadium could host 2015 World Cup matches

The International Rugby Board have hinted that they may allow Wales to play some of their 2015 World Cup matches at the Millennium Stadium.

Wales suffer more pain against Tri Nations opposition

Wales 18 Australia 24

1. v FIJI 2007, World Cup: Heartache for Wales, but Williams provides consolation with a burst down the right wing to leave Fijian after Fijian upended before a dramatic swallow dive under the posts

Wales say farewell to Williams – last of a dying breed

Australia face a tide of emotion today, and a 5ft 7in twinkle-toed wing who is still capable of waltzing through a land of giants

Sam Warburton returns to captain Wales

Warren Gatland rings Wales changes for Australia clash

Wales coach Warren Gatland has made six changes to his team for Saturday's World Cup bronze medal re-match against Australia in Cardiff.

Elland Road's Billy Bremner statue is covered in scarves and flowers to mark the death of club's former player

Southall seeks Speed tribute game

International friendly to honour Wales manager would be fitting, says legendary goalkeeper

Hope Powell (left) and Stuart Pearce will lead the men's and women's sides at the London Games

Team GB to play around country but FAW could derail Games plan

Old Trafford, Millennium Stadium and Wembley are chosen but Welsh may not sanction Cardiff game

Team GB football team to open Olympics campaign at Old Trafford

Great Britain will open their London Olympics campaign at Old Trafford after the dates for their group stage matches were revealed today.

Passion, programmes and pints: Wales gears up for its grand day

Millennium Stadium, pubs and bars will all be packed today as Principality takes centre stage

Sam Warburton: Clean living, laid back and ready

Captain epitomises a Wales squad in tip-top shape for the World Cup

Kiss off Jackson tribute line-up

The rock band Kiss have been dropped from the line-up for a Michael Jackson tribute concert after it emerged the group's bassist had called the dead pop star a child abuser.

England at sixes and sevens over their nines after Care ruled out

Echoes of 2007 crisis as injury to the Quins scrum-half leaves Johnson with dilemma ahead of World Cup squad announcement

Jenkins to miss Wales opener

Already wounded by the World Cup withdrawals of two of his Lions Test contingent – the centre Gavin Henson and the hooker and captain Matthew Rees – the Wales coach Warren

Wales captain Matthew Rees ruled out of World Cup

Wales' World Cup preparations have been dealt a blow with the news that captain Matthew Rees will miss the tournament due to a neck injury.

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