Gareth Cooper

Cooper quits the Blues
Thursday 4th November 08:30

Former British & Irish Lions scrum-half Gareth Cooper has left the Cardiff Blues with immediate effect following medical advice.

Fitness race for Blues duo
Wednesday 6th October 10:00

Richie Rees and Lloyd Williams face a race against time to be fit for Cardiff Blues' Heineken Cup opener against Edinburgh.

Cooper: Glad to be back
Tuesday 26th May 08:33

Wales scrum-half Gareth Cooper has admitted he had no hesitation in signing for Cardiff Blues.

Cardiff swoop for Cooper
Wednesday 11th March 11:42

Wales scrum-half Gareth Cooper has agreed to join Cardiff next season after failing to claim a regular first-team place at Gloucester.

Wales wait on star trio
Monday 9th February 15:42

Wales have delayed naming their team to play England until Thursday in order to assess their injury list.

Cooper row to rumble on
Monday 17th November 11:19

The Welsh Rugby Union will be looking into Gloucester's selection of Gareth Cooper on Sunday.

Ryan remains defiant
Sunday 16th November 18:32

Gloucester head coach Dean Ryan remained defiant after naming Welsh scrum-half Gareth Cooper on the bench for the win at Saracens.

Gloucester warned over Cooper
Sunday 16th November 15:59

Gloucester will be in breach of an IRB ruling if Gareth Cooper remains on the bench for Sunday's trip to Saracens.

Wales make 'Boks earn win
Saturday 14th June 15:51

A nail-biting second Test in South Africa saw Wales give the Springboks a real run for their money before losing 37-21 in Pretoria.

Major change for Wales
Thursday 24th January 23:16

Welsh stars who play outside Wales could jeopardise their international future under a new WRU ruling.

Thomas to lead Dragons
Friday 10th August 14:31

Gareth Thomas has won the race to captain Wales at the World Cup, beating Stephen Jones to the role.

Corry's a man on a mission
Friday 3rd August 09:34

Martin Corry will look to set the record straight as England take on Wales at Twickenham on Saturday.


Paul O'Connell believes that Ireland have the potential to lift the 2015 World Cup

Paul O'Connell believes that Ireland have the potential to lift the 2015 World Cup

New Zealand may have swept the board at the recent World Rugby awards by winning team of the year, player of the year (Brodie Retallick) and coach of the year (Steve Hansen) but Ireland will feel pretty happy with their year too.

Top 5 rugby union moments of 2014

Top 5 rugby union moments of 2014

We look back on an exciting year of rugby with a World Cup win, a European double and the retirement of two icons of the game.

Hits and tries

Hits and tries

The biggest and toughest hits and tackles plus the best tries from the world of rugby union.

Experts & Blogs

Phil Edwards

Phil Edwards

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