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Wales were beaten 30-22 at home to Ireland at the weekend

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Wales down to the bare bones with Reed the last lock standing

Howley may name Ospreys youngsters King and Peers in today's squad after crippling injury list all but wipes out his second row

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Heineken Cup round-up: Parra leaves Leinster facing early exit

Leinster's hopes of winning the Heineken Cup for the third season in a row were dealt a blow when they were defeated for a second time by Clermont-Auvergne, who lead Pool Five by eight points.

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Leicester pressure pays off in last-ditch escape

Benetton Treviso 13 Leicester Tigers 14

Heineken Cup round-up: Toulouse trek is fruitless for Ospreys

Toulouse made it three successive wins to increase their lead at the top of Heineken Cup Pool Two with a comfortable 30-14 victory against Ospreys at Stade Ernest Wallon.

Wales prop Aaron Jarvis ruled out for season

Wales prop Aaron Jarvis will not play again this season after he suffered a knee ligament injury during the 33-10 defeat against world champions New Zealand on Saturday.

Michael Hooper retains his place at No 7 with David Pocock out

Dan Biggar to shun France and remain at Ospreys

Fly-half to turn down Racing Métro for second time when his contract expires next summer

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Jamie Roberts: Knocked out cold – but I can still recall how badly we played

I cannot remember leaving the pitch at the Millennium Stadium last weekend but I can't wait to get back on it tonight. There is a desperation across the team to get out there again and right the wrongs of the Argentina game – we owe the Welsh public a drastic improvement.

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