New Zealand see off Wales to win Third Place Playoff

Warren Gatland’s 12-year reign in charge of Wales ended with a 40-17 defeat against New Zealand in the World Cup bronze match in Tokyo. Steve Hansen ensured he left the All Blacks on a winning note as his side clinched third place in Japan with a six-try display.

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South Africa hold their never against Wales to reach Final

South Africa battled their way into their third World Cup final on Sunday as the goalkicking of Handre Pollard and a try by Damian de Allende eventually overwhelmed Wales 19-16 to set up a repeat of the 2007 final against England.

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Wales leave it late to deny 14 man France

A dramatic late Ross Moriarty try booked Wales a World Cup semi-final place at the expense of 14-man France as Warren Gatland’s side came from behind to win 20-19 in Oita.

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Wales setup France quarter final with stuttering win over Uruguay

Wales secured a World Cup quarter-final clash against France next Sunday – but they ended their Pool D campaign with an unconvincing 35-13 victory over Uruguay.

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Wales survive Fiji scare to book quarter-final place

Winger Josh Adams grabbed a hat-trick of tries as a battered and bruised Wales battled to a 29-17 bonus-point win over Fiji to book their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.

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