Wales’ lock Alun Wyn Jones (left) and Ireland’s James Ryan go up during the line-out during their Six Nations match in Dublin on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Wales are steeling themselves to counter the threat of Australia’s stand-out loose-ball poachers Michael Hooper and David Pocock, forwards coach Robin McBryde said on Thursday.
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones is on course to equal the world record for international rugby union appearances in Saturday’s Six Nations match at home to Scotland.
Diminutive scrum-half Faf de Klerk defied the odds and made his presence felt on the pitch with a stellar performance to guide South Africa to the rugby World Cup final with victory over Wales on Sunday.
Her victory in the Women's singles badminton at the Commonwealth took her to completing a hat-trick of medals at the Games with a win over Michelle Li of Canada in the women's singles final in Birmingham.
She picked up her first victory since the 2021 French Open on Monday, beating Nuria Parrizas-Diaz 6-3, 6-4 at the women’s National Bank Open.
The six-time defending champions showed their opponents no mercy in sweltering conditions on the final day of sporting action in Birmingham.