Sam Warburton

Warburton Factfile
Tuesday 30th April 11:36

After Sam Warburton was appointed as captain of the British and Irish Lions, we look at his rise to fame.

Ian McGeechan backing Sam Warburton for British & Irish Lions captaincy
Monday 29th April 14:34

Four-time British and Irish Lions coach Sir Ian McGeechan is tipping Sam Warburton to be named captain for the tour of Australia this summer.

Sam Warburton happy to not captain Wales in Six Nations decider against England
Friday 15th March 11:09

Sam Warburton insists he has no qualms over not being named captain for Wales' Six Nations decider with England.

Six Nations: Wales star Sam Warburton ready for Scotland battle
Wednesday 6th March 08:09

Sam Warburton is looking forward to locking horns with the Scotland back-row after being recalled to the Wales side for Saturday's game at Murrayfield.

Sam Warburton returns as Wales change three for Scotland showdown
Tuesday 5th March 13:08

Sam Warburton returns to the Wales starting line-up for Saturday's Six Nations clash with Scotland but he will not captain the side.

Wales captain Ryan Jones welcomes return to fitness of Sam Warburton
Wednesday 20th February 17:04

Wales captain Ryan Jones is looking forward to the prospect of Sam Warburton returning to the fold on Saturday.

Wales captain Sam Warburton supports Rob Howley's decision to name the team early
Monday 18th February 21:56

Wales captain Sam Warburton fully supports Rob Howley's decision to name the side to face Italy a week early - despite being dropped.

Sam Warburton's 'professional attitude' is hailed by assistant coach Robin McBryde
Thursday 14th February 16:26

Wales assistant coach Robin McBryde has praised the 'professional attitude' shown by Sam Warburton, who has missed out on being recalled for their next Six Nations match against Italy in Rome on Saturday, 23 February.

Wales flanker Justin Tipuric determined to seize Six Nations chance against France
Thursday 7th February 22:29

Justin Tipuric is relishing the prospect of coming up against a star-studded French back row at the Stade de France on Saturday.

Wales skipper Sam Warburton ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France
Thursday 7th February 12:09

Wales captain Sam Warburton has been ruled out of his side's RBS Six Nations clash with France on Saturday through injury.

Rob Howley: Give Dan Biggar time to settle into Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland
Thursday 31st January 16:42

Rob Howley has urged Wales supporters to give Dan Biggar time and space when he makes his Six Nations debut against Ireland on Saturday.

Wales captain Sam Warburton targets return to form
Wednesday 23rd January 16:21

Wales captain Sam Warburton believes his side can rediscover the form that saw them claim the Six Nations title in Grand Slam fashion 12 months ago.

Coach Warren Gatland admits Welsh 'gutted' after seventh straight defeat
Saturday 1st December 18:42

Coach Warren Gatland admits the Wales team was "gutted" to lose 14-12 to Australia.

Sam Warburton desperate to beat Australia in Cardiff on Saturday
Thursday 29th November 18:59

Wales captain Sam Warburton is desperate to end the country's repeated failure to claim a major southern hemisphere scalp, starting with Australia this weekend.

Sam Warburton insists Wales boosted by Warren Gatland's return for New Zealand
Tuesday 20th November 14:52

Sam Warburton insists Warren Gatland's return has given everyone a boost ahead of Wales' weekend clash against world champions New Zealand.

Wales recall Sam Warburton for vital Test match with New Zealand this weekend
Tuesday 20th November 13:15

Captain Sam Warburton returns as one of five changes to the Wales side for Saturday's Test match with world champions New Zealand.

Sam Warburton ready to accept British and Irish Lions captaincy for Australia tour
Friday 26th October 17:22

Sam Warburton has told Sky Sports how he nearly turned down the Wales captaincy - but he would have no hesitation in leading the Lions to Australia next year.

Fitness boost for Wales captain Sam Warburton
Monday 15th October 05:32

Wales captain Sam Warburton should be fit to take on Toulon this weekend despite dislocating his finger against Sale.

Warburton ready to return
Thursday 17th May 16:50

Wales captain Sam Warburton has declared himself fully fit ahead of the three-Test tour of Australia.

Gatland backed to lead Lions
Tuesday 20th March 06:30

Wales captain Sam Warburton has backed Warren Gatland to coach the 2013 British and Irish Lions on their tour of Australia.

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