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Ryan Giggs: Gareth Bale Can Fill Ronaldo’s Boots At Real Madrid

Gareth Bale can cope with the pressure of replacing Cristiano Ronaldo as the star man at Real Madrid, says his Wales boss Ryan Giggs. Bale has become the main forward at Real since Ronaldo’s summer departure to Juventus, scoring in their opening La Liga wins against Getafe and Girona. “When someone like Cristiano leaves there is always going to be …

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Wales International Sam Warburton Retires From Rugby Aged 29

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Sam Warburton (Captain) poses for the cameras during the British and Irish Lions tour squad announcement at the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel on April 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wales and Cardiff Blues flanker Sam Warburton has retired from rugby at the age of 29. The former British and Lions captain had recently returned to training with Cardiff Blues, having come back from knee and neck surgery, but has decided to call it a day as he felt that he could not return to the heights of his pre-injury performances. …

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Ireland Scale New Heights In Latest World Rugby Rankings

Mitsubishi Estate Series 3rd Test, Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Australia 23/6/2018 Australia vs Ireland Ireland's Conor Murray celebrates after the game

Ireland remain in second place in the latest World Rugby rankings, but have also hit a new milestone. Their dramatic series-clinching 20-16 victory over Australia in Sydney last Saturday has seen Joe Schmidt’s side move past the 90-point mark for the first time in the 15-year history of the rankings system. It marks the end of a stunning season for …

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Lions And Wales Great Adam Jones To Call It A Day At The End Of The Season

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 09: Adam Jones of Wales celebrates at the end of the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on March 9, 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Harlequins’ former Wales front-row Adam Jones will finally hang up his boots at the end of the season to take up a full-time coaching role with the London club, the English Premiership side announced Sunday. Jones, a four-time Six Nations winner, has been appointed as assistant forwards coach at The Stoop and will work alongside forwards coach Graham Rowntree. ??????? …

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