Welsh Rugby Union not happy with Marler Decision

The Welsh Rugby Union stated that they are very surprised at the decision not to penalize England player Joe Marler for uttering “racist language” towards Wales player Samson Lee previous week.

Marler was cleared to play in the RBS 6 Nations match against France on Saturday by tournament’s disciplinary committee in spite of striking one Wales player Rob Evans and calling Lee a “gypsy boy”.

Can Wales win the Rugby World Cup this year?

Warren Gatland’s side are one of the strongest units in the sport and are more than capable of competing with the best teams on the planet.

In the Six Nations tournament earlier this year, Wales played some scintillating rugby and will feel aggrieved to miss out on the title after an impressive 61-20 thrashing of Italy on the final day of the competition.

Warren Gatland Thinks He Might Lose His Head Coach Position Of The Wales Rugby Team

The 51 years old Warren Gatland from New Zealand who is the coach of the Wales Rugby Team may not be able to coach the team for long after Roger Lewis Resigned from his post of Chief Executive of the Welsh Rugby Union.

Roger Lewis stepped down from his post last year in the month of October. Gatland is bound by contract to coach the Wales Rugby Team till the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Wales Rugby Team player Samson Lee signs NDC with WRU and Scarlets

Scarlets and the Wales Rugby Team prop Samson Lee has become the latest of a long list of players to sign the new national dual contract (NDC) with his region as well as the welsh Rugby Union (WRU).

The 22 year old tight head prop, who won the first of his nine caps for Wales as a substitute against Argentina in 2013 was thought to have been holding out for a better contract, but in the end, put pen to paper to what was offered to him. He played in all of his country’s autumn internationals in 2014, including their historic reverse against South Africa.

London Irish’s Win At Aviva Premiership Based On The Lengthy Injury List of Leicester Tigers

The round 4 match of the 2014-2015 Aviva Premiership between London Irish and Leicester Tigers was won by London Irish on the 27th of September, 2014. The match took place at the Welford Road Stadium (Leicester Tigers’ home ground).
Many are of the opinion that London Irish was able to defeat Leicester Tigers because of the lengthy injury list of Leicester. Richard Cockerill (Leicester Tigers’ coach) is really wondering as to how the team is going to head to Kingsholm to face Gloucester on the 4th of October, 2014.

England Rugby legend Wilkinson to retire

Former England Rugby star Jonny Wilkinson is set to hang up his boots at the end of the season, bringing the curtains down on one of the most glorious careers for the national team.

The Toulon player has announced that he will retire from all forms of rugby after Toulon finish their season with their remaining two matches in the Heineken Cup final against Saracens FC and in the Top 14 against Castres.

The legendary England fly half made 91 appearances for the national team and is perhaps best remembered for the drop goal that won the country the Rugby World Cup in 2003.

Wales Rugby Team skipper Jones to join Bristol

Rugby Football Union Championship side Bristol Rugby has completed the signing of record breaking Wales Rugby Team skipper Ryan Jones on a two year contract.

What is interesting is that the player could also feature in the playoffs for the RFU Championship as well.

The Welsh skipper led the country on a record breaking 33 occasions and has a total of 75 caps for the country as well as another three for the British and Irish Lions which he picked up back in 2005. He has signed for the English club from the Welsh region Ospreys.