Cuthbert try helps Wales to comfortable win over Tonga

Cuthbert try helps Wales to comfortable win over Tonga

Tonga v Wales Tonga (3) 6 Pens: Takulua 2 Wales (8) 24 Tries: Cuthbert, Penalty try Pens: S Davies 4 Wales won for the first time at Eden Park as they eased past Tonga in the first Test of their summer tour. Wing Alex Cuthbert went over early, gathering his own kick to score after Gareth Anscombe’s initial break, while the Wales pack earned a penalty try. Sam Davies added four penalties but the fly-half…

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Wales draw in Serbia to keep slim World Cup qualification hopes alive

Wales draw in Serbia to keep slim World Cup qualification hopes alive

Wales’ hopes of qualifying for the World Cup remain intact – but precariously so – after their depleted side produced a spirited performance to draw in Serbia. A hostile home crowd was stunned into silence as Aaron Ramsey’s outrageous chipped penalty gave Wales a precious half-time lead after Sam Vokes’ shirt was pulled. The visitors toiled relentlessly to protect that advantage, though they began to tire as they were subjected to exhaustingly long periods of…

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Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune

Wikipedia’s co-founder Jimmy Wales is planning a news service that combines the work of professional journalists and volunteers. His goal is for Wikitribune to offer “factual and neutral” articles that help combat the problem of “fake news”. The service is intended to be both ad-free and free-to-read, so will rely on supporters making regular donations. One expert said it had the potential to become a trusted site, but suggested its influence might be limited. Wikitribune…

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Jump in junior doctors training as GPs in Wales

Jump in junior doctors training as GPs in Wales

There has been a 16% increase in the number of junior doctors choosing to come to or stay in Wales to train to become GPs, new figures have shown. Currently 84% of the 136 available family doctor training places in the Welsh NHS have been filled. This compares to 68% after the first round of recruitment last year. The Welsh Government last autumn offered a £20,000 cash incentive to junior doctors who train as GPs…

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France beat Wales after 20 minutes of added time – watch highlights

France beat Wales after 20 minutes of added time – watch highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Six Nations: France v Wales France (10) 20 Tries: Lamerat, Chouly Cons: Lopez 2 Pens: Lopez 2 Wales (9) 18 Pens: Halfpenny 6 France snatched a dramatic and controversial Six Nations win over Wales in an extraordinary encounter. Trailing by five points with the clock ticking past 100 minutes, Damien Chouly drove over from close range and Camille Lopez’s conversion clinched the win. Leigh Halfpenny had kicked…

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North scores twice as Wales damage Ireland's title hopes – highlights & report

North scores twice as Wales damage Ireland's title hopes – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Six Nations 2017 – Wales v Ireland Wales (8) 22 Tries: North 2, Roberts Cons: Halfpenny 2 Pen: Halfpenny Ireland (6) 9 Pens: Sexton 2, Jackson Wales survived an Ireland fightback to claim a pressure-relieving win and hand England a chance to clinch the Six Nations title against Scotland. Wing George North scored two tries as the hosts opened up a nine-point lead early in the second…

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Six Nations 2017: Wales unchanged to face Ireland

Six Nations 2017: Wales unchanged to face Ireland

Six Nations: Wales v Ireland Date: Friday, 10 March Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Kick-off: 20:05 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One Wales & S4C, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary. Wales coach Rob Howley has named an unchanged starting team and bench to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Friday. Howley has resisted calls to bring in fresh faces following defeats by…

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Scotland beat Wales for first time in 10 years

Scotland beat Wales for first time in 10 years

Six Nations: Scotland v Wales Scotland (9) 29 Tries: Seymour, Visser Cons: Russell 2 Pens: Russell 5 Wales (13) 13 Try: Williams Con: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 2 A spirited second-half performance at Murrayfield earned Scotland their first Six Nations win over Wales since 2007. For all their superior physicality in the first half, Wales led by only 13-9 at the interval, Liam Williams rounding off a slick move for their sole try. Scotland were dominant…

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