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Rugby-Wales hooker Baldwin faces five months out due to foot injury

Feb 1 (Reuters) – Wales hooker Scott Baldwin has suffered a foot injury in training ahead of the weekend’s Six Nations opener against Scotland, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Thursday.

George North: Cardiff Blues to pull out of race to sign Wales wing

Cardiff Blues are set to inform the Welsh Rugby Union they have withdrawn from the race to sign Wales wing George North.

Rugby-Wales flanker Warburton ruled out of Six Nations

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Wales flanker Sam Warburton will miss next year's Six Nations championship after undergoing knee surgery, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) said on Friday.

Rugby-Northampton star North to return to Wales at end of season

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Welsh international winger George North will leave English Premiership side Northampton Saints and return home on a national dual contract at the end of the season, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) said on Wednesday.

WRU starts review into club competitions

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has begun a review into all levels of competition below regional rugby.

Rugby-Wales change selection policy for overseas-based players

Oct 16 (Reuters) - The Welsh Rugby Union is to allow players with at least 60 test appearances to be eligible for international selection regardless of which country they play their club in.

Wales have three-man shortlist for Gatland successor

Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies says there is a three-man shortlist to succeed Warren Gatland, whose contract expires in 2019.

Wales could change Test selection policy

The Welsh Rugby Union could alter its international selection policy to allow some non-Welsh based players to be picked if they have won sufficient caps.

REFILE-Rugby-Halfpenny joins Scarlets on a three-year deal

Aug 4 (Reuters) - British and Irish Lions fullback Leigh Halfpenny has signed a three-year contract with Scarlets in a deal partly funded by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), the Pro12 champions have announced.

Leigh Halfpenny: Welsh Rugby Union confirms talks with Wales full-back

Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies confirms talks are ongoing to bring Leigh Halfpenny back to Wales, with the Scarlets favourites to sign the full-back.

British and Irish Lions: WRU chief Martyn Phillips backs women's tour

Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips says he supports a women's British and Irish Lions tour.

Newport Gwent Dragons' name changed to Dragons

Newport Gwent Dragons' name is changed to Dragons following their takeover by the Welsh Rugby Union.

Newport Gwent Dragons: Bernard Jackman announced by WRU as new coach

Welsh Rugby Union names former Ireland hooker Bernard Jackman as the new Newport Gwent Dragons head coach, replacing Kingsley Jones.

Newport Gwent Dragons: WRU takeover positive, says Cory Hill

Wales lock Cory Hill says the Welsh Rugby Union's takeover of Newport Gwent Dragons will allow the region to "go forward".

Cardiff Blues: Welsh Rugby Union temporary takeover called off

The Welsh Rugby Union's proposed temporary takeover of the Cardiff Blues has been called off.

Wales chief happy with seven-week Six Nations

Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies welcomes the decision not to condense the Six Nations Championship.

Gareth Anscombe signs a new dual contract with Blues and WRU

Fly-half Gareth Anscombe signs a new dual contract with Cardiff Blues and the Welsh Rugby Union.

WRU in 'embryonic' talks over temporary Cardiff Blues takeover

Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Martyn Phillips says "embryonic" talks are underway over the possibility it taking over Cardiff Blues.

WRU takeover of Newport Gwent Dragons approved

10 months agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

Newport RFC shareholders overwhelmingly vote in favour of a Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) takeover of Newport Gwent Dragons.

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