Furlong ruled out for Ireland as Bealham comes in

BBC Sport Thursday, 2 February 2023
Furlong ruled out for Ireland as Bealham comes inFinlay Bealham replaces tighthead prop Tadhg Furlong in Ireland's team to face Wales as Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey retains his place for their Six Nations opener.

You Might Like

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Ireland Ireland Island in the North Atlantic Ocean

Felix Jones to join England as assistant coach

Former Ireland full-back Felix Jones to leave South Africa's set-up and join England as an assistant coach after the 2023 World Cup.
BBC Sport

Bangladesh secure T20 series win over Ireland

Bangladesh comfortably beat Ireland by 77 runs to secure Twenty20 success in the three match series.
BBC Sport

Paralympic sport's fastest man Smyth retires

The fastest Paralympian in history, Ireland's Jason Smyth announces his retirement at the age of 35.
BBC Sport

Ireland flanker Wall wary of French threat in Cork

Ireland back row Dorothy Wall expects a tough test against France in Saturday's Women's Six Nations encounter at Musgrave Park.
BBC Sport

Sioned Harries column: We won't get carried away

In her BBC Wales Sport column, Sioned Harries reflects on a convincing win over Ireland and predicts a stern test against Scotland.
BBC Sport

Six Nations Championship Six Nations Championship Annual international rugby union competition

Scotland unchanged for Six Nations visit of Wales

Scotland name an unchanged starting XV and bench for Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales in Edinburgh.
BBC Sport

Ireland make five changes for France game

Ulster back Vicky Irwin's inclusion is among five Ireland changes from the defeat by Wales for Saturday's Six Nations game against France.
BBC Sport

Harries returns for Wales trip to Scotland

Wales head coach Ioan Cunningham has made one personnel and one positional switch for Saturday's second Six Nations game in Scotland.
BBC Sport

Dupont wins third Six Nations player award

France captain Antoine Dupont is named the Six Nations player of the championship for a third time - and second year in succession.
BBC Sport

Wales lock Crabb to miss rest of Six Nations

Gwen Crabb is ruled out of Wales' remaining four games with a knee injury sustained in the win against Ireland.
BBC Sport

Wales Wales Country in north-west Europe; part of the United Kingdom

Selby holds off Day fightback to reach semis

Four-time world champion Mark Selby books the last spot in the Tour Championship semi-finals with a 10-7 win over Wales' Ryan Day.
BBC Sport

Boy, nine, discovers '200 million-year-old fossil' on Welsh beach

A nine-year-old boy has discovered an ancient fossil, believed to be 200 million years old, on a Welsh beach.
Sky News

Visitors to Wales could pay extra fee as tourism tax plans proceed

Visitors to Wales could be paying an additional fee for staying overnight amid plans to introduce a tourism tax in the country.
Sky News

Ulster Ulster Traditional province in the north of Ireland

Leinster game a 'huge chance' for me - Baloucoune

Ulster wing Robert Baloucoune sees the Heineken Champions Cup game with Leinster as an opportunity to press his Ireland World Cup claims.
BBC Sport

Ulster avoid sanction for La Rochelle venue switch

Ulster will not face a sanction for the relocation of their Heineken Champions Cup group game against La Rochelle in December.
BBC Sport

Stewart scores hat-trick as Ulster edge past Bulls

Tom Stewart scores a hat-trick as Ulster return to United Rugby Championship action with a 32-23 victory over the play-off rivals Bulls.
BBC Sport

'External negativity' was most difficult for Ulster

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland says his squad took "learnings" from a "difficult" sequence of results either side of Christmas.
BBC Sport