Wales finished in fourth place in the Championships that were held in France
last week. After gaining their second win of the season against Ireland -
this time it was even more convincing - there was a second defeat to England in
successive months, but a superb effort almost stole the game against
Scotland, failing by just one point.
May 2. WALES 24 Ireland 7 (Castres); England 73 Italy 7;
May 2. Scotland 32 Sweden 0; France 24 Spain 5.
May 5. Semi-final: England 37 WALES 3 (Toulouse).
May 5. Semi-final: France 25 Scotland 6 (Toulouse).
May 5. Plate: Spain bt Sweden; Ireland 14 Italy 5.
May 8. Plate: Ireland 20 Spain 12; Italy v Sweden.
May 8. Final: France 8 England 6 (Toulouse).
May 8. 3rd place: Scotland 11 WALES 10 (Toulouse).
The Welsh Rugby Union has awarded a unique 'President's Cap' to a specific group of players who represented their country between 1945 and 1979, but missed out on international recognition at the time.
Prabhat Mathema, the WRU's National Medical Manager explains the four part Pitchside Suspected Concussion Assessment process the IRB has devised that is being implemented throughout the Dove Men Series and in the LV= Cup this season, which includes the provision for a five minute temporary substitution to allow an assessment to take place.