Wales women's national rugby union team

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Wales
EmblemThe Prince of Wales's feathers
UnionWelsh Rugby Union
Head coachWarren Abrahams
CaptainSiwan Lillicrap
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First colours
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Second colours
World Rugby ranking
Current9 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 4–22 England  Flag of England.svg
( Pontypool, Wales 5 April 1987)
Biggest win
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 77–0 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg
( Barcelona, Spain 17 May 2002)
Biggest defeat
Flag of England.svg  England 83–11 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg
( Swansea, Wales 10 April 1999)
World Cup
Appearances6 (First in 1991)
Best result4th place, 1994

The Wales women's national rugby union team first played in 1987. Wales plays in the Women's Rugby World Cup and the Women's Six Nations Championship

Contents

History

Wales Women have played as a team officially since 5 April 1987 when a Wales Women team, led by Liza Burgess, took on an England Women side at Pontypool Park. [1] Prior to 1987, Welsh players were selected to represent Great Britain with the first representative side featuring players from Wales running against France at Richmond Athletic Ground in 1986. Great Britain played as a team on several occasions until 1990, beating Italy in their final match. Wales have played England every year since 1987.

Wales hosted the first Women's Rugby World Cup in Cardiff in 1991 and since then they have participated in a further four of the five tournaments finishing fourth in 1994, their highest ever finish. [2] The IRB adopted the competition in 1998, which was won by the New Zealand Black Ferns who also won the tournaments in Barcelona in 2002 Edmonton, Canada in 2006.

The Welsh Women's Rugby Union was created in 1994 charged with promoting and governing the development and practice of Women's Rugby in Wales; the other three home unions also took charge of their own administration effectively ending the function of the WRFU in the process. The WWRU also became affiliated to the Welsh Rugby Union at the same time.

The creation of four separate home unions for Women's Rugby in Great Britain also saw the introduction of the Women's Home Nations competition with the first set of internationals taking place in 1995. Wales Women's early years in the tournament saw victories only against Ireland Women . Wales Women also remain the only touring team from Wales to have won a Test series in South Africa, beating the Bokkies by two Test to nil back in 1994.

From 2004 to 2006 a policy of selecting only players based in Wales resulted in a series of poor results – and failure to qualify for the 2006 World Cup. When the policy was reversed the team immediately recorded their best Six Nations performance, with a victory over France in 2006, wins over Scotland in 2006 & 2007, ending a ten-year drought of wins against their Celtic opponents, and culminating with victory over England in 2009 on their way to a Triple Crown. The National 7s squad lifted the European 7s title in 2006, beating England in the final but narrowly failed to secure a place in the 2009 Rugby World Cup 7s. In 2007 Wales also re-entered the FIRA Championship, using the tournament to give tournament experience to its development team.

Current squad

Squad for 2018 Women's Six Nations Championship: [3] [4]

Caps accurate prior to the beginning of the tournament.

PlayerPositionDate of Birth (Age)CapsClub
Carys Phillips Hooker (1992-11-12) 12 November 1992 (age 28)36 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Kelsey Jones Hooker (1997-09-04) 4 September 1997 (age 23)2 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Amy Evans Prop (1990-09-30) 30 September 1990 (age 30)18 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Cerys Hale Prop (1993-04-04) 4 April 1993 (age 28)12 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Dragons
Gwenllian Pyrs Prop (1997-11-28) 28 November 1997 (age 23)5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg RGC
Caryl Thomas Prop (1986-02-19) 19 February 1986 (age 35)39 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Megan York Prop (1987-04-16) 16 April 1987 (age 33)29 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Dragons
Cara Hope Prop (1993-11-24) 24 November 1993 (age 27)0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Melissa Clay Lock (1990-01-01) 1 January 1990 (age 31)15 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Siwan Lillicrap Lock (1987-09-21) 21 September 1987 (age 33)15 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Natalia John Lock (1996-02-15) 15 February 1996 (age 25)8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Alisha Butchers Flanker (1997-06-14) 14 June 1997 (age 23)14 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Nia Davies Flanker (1992-12-07) 7 December 1992 (age 28)14 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Sioned Harries Flanker (1989-11-22) 22 November 1989 (age 31)49 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Lleucu George Flanker (2000-01-21) 21 January 2000 (age 21)2 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Awen Prysor Flanker 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff Blues
Beth Lewis Flanker 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Shona Powell Hughes Number 8 (1991-07-08) 8 July 1991 (age 29)46 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Amy Thomas Number 8 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Rhiannon Parker Scrum-half 18 August 19892 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff Blues
Jade Knight Scrum-half 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Ffion Lewis Scrum-half 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Elinor Snowsill Fly-half (1989-06-27) 27 June 1989 (age 31)44 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Newport-Gwent Dragons
Robyn Wilkins Fly-half (1995-04-01) 1 April 1995 (age 26)29 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Jodie Evans Fly-half (1991-05-25) 25 May 1991 (age 29)5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Rebecca De Filippo Centre (1994-02-25) 25 February 1994 (age 27)23 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Newport-Gwent Dragons
Gemma Rowland Centre (1989-02-07) 7 February 1989 (age 32)17 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Newport-Gwent Dragons
Kerin Lake Centre (1990-05-24) 24 May 1990 (age 30)16 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Hannah Jones Centre (1996-11-14) 14 November 1996 (age 24)18 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Rhiannon Nokes Centre (1989-02-13) 13 February 1989 (age 32)0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Alecs Donovan Centre 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ospreys
Jasmine Joyce Wing (1995-10-09) 9 October 1995 (age 25)5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Jess Kavanagh-Williams Wing (1990-02-20) 20 February 1990 (age 31)6 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg RGC
Hannah Bluck Wing 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff Blues
Angharad De Smet Wing (1997-06-14) 14 June 1997 (age 23)0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Scarlets
Lisa Neumann Fullback 0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg RGC

Notable players

In 2018 Liza Burgess was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame. In 2019, Rafiuke Taylor became Wales women's first ever dual code rugby international.

Results summary

(Full internationals only)
Correct as of 31 October 2016

Rugby: Wales internationals 1987–
OpponentFirst gamePlayedWonDrawnLostPercentage
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 200240040.00%
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1991822437.50%
Flag of England.svg  England 19873320316.06%
Flag of France.svg  France 199422401818.18%
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 19982200100.00%
IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 199621120957.14%
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 199816110568.75%
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1994530260.00%
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1988520340.00%
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 199130030.00%
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 19982200100.00%
Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa 200210010.00%
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 1993281501353.57%
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 2004640266.67%
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1991920722.22%
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 2007320166.67%
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 199340040.00%
Summary198717263210736.63%

Results

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering.

Full internationals

1980s

[13]
1987-04-05 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg4–22 Flag of England.svg  England Pontypool Park [1/1/1]
[20]
1988-04-24 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg6–36 Flag of England.svg  England Newport RFC [2/2/2]
[29]
1988-11-27 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg3–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Utrecht [14/3/1]
[30]
1989-02-12 England  Flag of England.svg38–4 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Moseley RFC [4/4/3]

1990s

[35]
1990-02-11 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg12–18 Flag of England.svg  England Neath RFC [5/5/4]
[46]
1991-03-24 England  Flag of England.svg24–13 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Waterloo [6/6/5]
[51]
1991-04-08 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg9–9 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Glamorgan Wanderers [7/5/1]
[55]
1991-04-10 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg6–24 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Llanharan RFC [8/6/1]
[61]
1991-04-11 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg3–6 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Cardiff [9/22/2]
[63]
1992-02-09 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–14 Flag of England.svg  England National Stadium Cardiff [10/12/6]
[69]
1993-03-14 England  Flag of England.svg23–5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Northampton RFC[13/11/7]
[71]
1993-06-08 (CC) Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg22–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Brampton, Ontario [7/12/2]
[74]
1993-06-10 (CC) United States  Flag of the United States.svg26–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Fletcher's Fields, Toronto [13/13/1]
[75]
1993-06-12 (CC) England  Flag of England.svg38–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Fletcher's Fields, Toronto [16/14/8]
[79]
1993-12-19 Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg0–23 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Burnbrae, Glasgow [2/15/1]
[81]
1994-02-13 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–11 Flag of England.svg  England Bridgend [16/17/9]
[85]
1994-04-11 (WC) Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg5–11 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Edinburgh Academicals [10/17/3]
[88]
1994-04-13 (WC) Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg8–29 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Edinburgh Academicals [2/18/1]
[97]
1994-04-17 (WC) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg0–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Melrose [6/19/2]
[99]
1994-04-20 (WC) United States  Flag of the United States.svg56–15 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Gala [18/20/2]
[107]
1994-04-24 (WC) France  Flag of France.svg27–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Edinburgh Academicals [29/21/1]
[113]
1994-12-20 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–5 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland The Brewery Field [22/10/3]
[112]
1995-02-12 England  Flag of England.svg25–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Sale RFC [24/23/10]
[127]
1996-02-04 (HN) England  Flag of England.svg56–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Leicester [25/24/11]
[128]
1996-02-18 (HN) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg11–6 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Bridgend [25/15/4]
[129]
1996-03-03 (HN) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg22–6 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Old Belvedere, Dublin[10/26/1]
[149]
1997-01-12 (HN) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg10–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Meggetland [18/27/5]
[150]
1997-01-26 (HN) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg32–5 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Bridgend [28/12/2]
[155]
1997-03-09 (HN) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg22–24 Flag of England.svg  England Worcester [29/33/12]
[182]
1998-02-15 (HC) England  Flag of England.svg29–12 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Waterloo [39/30/13]
[184]
1998-03-01 (HC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg12–22 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Cardiff [31/27/6]
[186]
1998-03-22 (HC) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg10–27 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Old Crescent, Rosbrien[20/32/3]
[192]
1998-05-02 (WC) Spain  Flag of Spain.svg28–18 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [15/33/1]
[201]
1998-05-05 (WC) Russia  Flag of Russia.svg7–83 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [10/34/1]
[211]
1998-05-09 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg12–55 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [21/35/1]
[219]
1998-05-12 (WC) Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg18–13 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [15/36/2]
[223]
1998-05-15 (WC) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg10–12 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [24/37/1]
[233]
1999-02-07 (5N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg23–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Inverleith, Edinburgh [35/38/6]
[235]
1999-02-28 (5N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg26–0 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Venue unknown [39/28/4]
[236]
1999-03-05 (5N) France  Flag of France.svg34–5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Savigny-en-Barley[51/40/2]
[242]
1999-04-10 (5N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg11–83 Flag of England.svg  England Swansea [41/51/14]
[246]
1999-04-19 FIRA Spain  Flag of Spain.svg14–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Belluno, Italy[21/42/2]
[249]
1999-04-21 FIRA Italy  Flag of Italy.svg17–28 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Belluno, Italy[26/43/2]
[253]
1999-04-24 FIRA Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg11–22 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Belluno, Italy[44/20/3]

2000s

[261]
2000-02-04 (5N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–27 Flag of France.svg  France Swansea[45/56/3]
[266]
2000-03-05 (5N) England  Flag of England.svg51–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Newbury [58/46/15]
[269]
2000-03-19 (5N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg12–36 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Caerphilly [47/44/8]
[271]
2000-04-01 (5N) Spain  Flag of Spain.svg18–10 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Majadahonda, Madrid [28/48/3]
[274]
2000-05-08 FIRA Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg28–6 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Almería, Spain[46/49/9]
[277]
2000-05-10 FIRA Italy  Flag of Italy.svg24–25 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales El Ejido, Spain[29/50/3]
[282]
2000-05-13 FIRA Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg6–3 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Vera, Spain [51/23/4]
[296]
2001-01-15 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg72–5 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Brewery Field, Bridgend [52/48/3]
[299]
2001-02-04 (5N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–18 Flag of England.svg  England Newport [53/66/16]
[302]
2001-02-18 (5N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg22–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Meggetland [50/54/10]
[305]
2001-03-16 (5N) France  Flag of France.svg24–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Nanterre [67/55/4]
[309]
2001-04-08 (5N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–5 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Wrexham [56/36/4]
[312]
2001-05-06 FIRA Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg13–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Hazebrouk, France[53/57/11]
[320]
2001-05-10 FIRA Ireland  IRFU flag.svg10–15 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Tourcoing, France[37/58/5]
[327]
2001-05-12 FIRA Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg17–7 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Villeneuve d'ascq, France[59/26/5]
[336]
2001-10-18 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg7–21 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Glamorgan Wanderers [60/33/4]
[337]
2001-10-21 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg11–12 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Caerphilly [61/34/5]
[339]
2001-10-28 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg13–13 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Ebbw Vale [62/35/6]
[341]
2001-11-18 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg17–20 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Ebbw Vale [63/39/3]
[344]
2002-02-03 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg5–13 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Thormond Park, Limerick [40/64/6]
[346]
2002-02-15 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–20 Flag of France.svg  France Brewery Field, Bridgend [65/72/5]
[350]
2002-03-02 (6N) Spain  Flag of Spain.svg20–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Madrid [42/66/5]
[354]
2002-03-23 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg40–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales London Welsh [81/67/17]
[361]
2002-04-07 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg3–31 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Stradey Park [68/62/12]
[363]
2002-05-13 (WC) Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg30–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Barcelona [14/69/1]
[370]
2002-05-17 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0–77 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Barcelona [37/70/2]
[380]
2002-05-20 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg35–3 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Barcelona [71/37/4]
[389]
2002-05-24 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg14–17 Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa Barcelona [72/5/1]
[397]
2003-02-15 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg44–0 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Cardiff Arms Park [73/49/6]
[399]
2003-02-21 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg7–69 Flag of England.svg  England Cardiff Arms Park [74/87/17]
[404]
2003-03-09 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg9–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Meadowbank [70/75/13]
[405]
2003-03-21 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg17–0 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Cardiff Arms Park [76/52/7]
[409]
2003-03-28 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg34–7 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Paris[84/77/6]
[428]
2004-02-14 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–30 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Arms Park, Cardiff [78/74/14]
[431]
2004-02-21 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg13–14 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Thomond Park, Limerick [55/79/8]
[436]
2004-03-07 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–22 Flag of France.svg  France Arms Park, Cardiff [80/89/7]
[437]
2004-03-20 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg53–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales The Stoop, London[97/81/19]
[441]
2004-03-27 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg7–12 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Arms Park, Cardiff [82/60/7]
[444]
2004-05-01 FIRA Ireland  IRFU flag.svg7–24 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Toulouse, France[59/83/9]
[454]
2004-05-05 FIRA England  Flag of England.svg39–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Toulouse, France[100/84/20]
[457]
2004-05-08 FIRA Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg11–10 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Toulouse, France[81/85/15]
[461]
2004-05-29 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg5–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Port Elizabeth [1/86/1]
[462]
2004-06-05 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg15–16 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria [2/87/2]
[476]
2005-02-04 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–81 Flag of England.svg  England Arms Park, Cardiff [88/106/21]
[478]
2005-02-12 (6N) Spain  Flag of Spain.svg10–10 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Orense, Santiago [65/89/8]
[481]
2005-02-25 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg48–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Bondoufle, Paris[97/90/8]
[487]
2005-03-13 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg22–5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Murrayfield [86/91/16]
[488]
2005-03-18 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg6–11 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Arms Park, Cardiff [92/67/10]
[496]
2005-04-30 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg9–24 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Ebbw Vale RFC[93/3/3]
[514]
2005-10-22 Italy  Flag of Italy.svg11–14 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Treviso [46/94/5]
[522]
2006-02-04 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg38–15 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Old Albanians, St Albans [115/95/22]
[526]
2006-02-11 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg5–0 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Sardis Rd, Pontypridd [96/92/17]
[527]
2006-02-25 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg7–14 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Donnybrook, Dublin [71/97/11]
[530]
2006-03-10 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–0 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Sardis Rd, Pontypridd [98/71/9]
[533]
2006-03-17 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg11–10 Flag of France.svg  France Sardis Rd, Pontypridd [99/106/9]
[552]
2006-05-06 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg16–11 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Glamorgan Wanderers [100/54/7]
[594]
2006-11-18 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg31–7 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Glamorgan Wanderers [101/52/6]
[597]
2006-12-03 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg24–0 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Llanrumney [102/74/4]
[599]
2007-02-03 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–5 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Taffs Well RFC, Cardiff [103/80/12]
[603]
2007-02-10 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg0–10 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Dunbar [102/104/18]
[605]
2007-02-24 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg15–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Stade Guy Moquet, Paris[114/105/10]
[608]
2007-03-11 (6N) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg0–24 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Rome[56/106/7]
[610]
2007-03-17 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–30 Flag of England.svg  England Taffs Well RFC, Cardiff [107/129/23]
[629]
2007-04-28 FIRA Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg12–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales a Barcelona, Spain[76/108/5]
[633]
2007-04-30 FIRA Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg18–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales a Barcelona, Spain[44/109/1]
[636]
2007-05-02 FIRA France  Flag of France.svg17–10 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales a Barcelona, Spain[119/110/11]
[638]
2007-05-05 FIRA Russia  Flag of Russia.svg14–38 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales a Barcelona, Spain[25/111/2]
[653]
2007-11-09 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg3–25 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Cardiff [112/65/8]
[657]
2008-02-02 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg55–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales London Irish [134/113/24]
[660]
2008-02-10 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg23–6 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Taff's Well [114/108/19]
[664]
2008-02-24 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg27–5 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Taff's Well [115/64/8]
[665]
2008-03-07 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg10–19 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales St Mary's RFC, Dublin [88/116/13]
[669]
2008-03-15 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg3–0 Flag of France.svg  France Taff's Well [117/125/12]
[683]
2008-05-17 FIRA Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg10–27 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [112/118/20]
[692]
2008-05-20 FIRA France  Flag of France.svg10–18 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Leiden, Netherlands[128/119/13]
[703]
2008-05-24 FIRA England  Flag of England.svg12–6 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [143/120/25]
[725]
2009-02-08 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg10–31 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Lasswade RFC, Bonnyrigg [116/121/21]
[726]
2009-02-14 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg16–15 Flag of England.svg  England Taff's Well [122/148/26]
[731]
2009-02-28 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg27–5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Montauban [132/123/14]
[734]
2009-03-15 (6N) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg7–29 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Mira (Riviera del Brenta)[60/124/9]
[735]
2009-03-21 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg13–10 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Taff's Well [125/97/14]
[781]
2009-11-28 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg56–7 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden St Helen's, Swansea [126/57/2]

2010s

[786]
2010-02-06 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg31–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Esher [154/127/27]
[790]
2010-02-14 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg28–12 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Brewery Field, Bridgend [128/125/22]
[798]
2010-02-28 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg3–15 Flag of France.svg  France Brewery Field, Bridgend [129/142/16]
[801]
2010-03-12 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg18–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Ashbourne [101/130/15]
[806]
2010-03-21 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg15–19 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Brewery Field, Bridgend [131/79/10]
[835]
2010-08-20 (WC) Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg26–12 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Surrey Park, Guildford [28/132/2]
[841]
2010-08-24 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg15–10 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Surrey Park, Guildford [21/133/4]
[848]
2010-08-28 (WC) New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg41–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Surrey Park, Guildford [56/134/2]
[854]
2010-09-01 (WC) Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg10–32 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Surrey Park, Guildford [68/135/3]
[860]
2010-09-05 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg17–29 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Surrey Park, Guildford [24/136/5]
[869]
2011-02-06 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg9–19 Flag of England.svg  England Cross Keys RFC [137/169/28]
[872]
2011-02-13 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg12–41 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Burnbrae, Milngavie [138/138/23]
[874]
2011-02-27 (6N) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg12–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Viareggio, Tuscany [88/139/11]
[877]
2011-03-13 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg15–14 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Cross Keys RFC [140/110/16]
[880]
2011-03-19 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg15–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Bourgoin-Jallieu [155/141/16]
[-]
2012-02-03 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg10–3 [5] Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Ashbourne RFC [-/-/-]
[924]
2012-02-12 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg20–0 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Cross Keys [142/144/24]
[926]
2012-02-25 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg33–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Twickenham stadium [183/143/29]
[928]
2012-03-03 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg36–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Ashbourne RFC [114/144/17]
[930]
2012-03-10 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg30–13 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Millennium Stadium, Cardiff [145/95/12]
[934]
2012-03-18 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–31 Flag of France.svg  France Cross Keys [146/161/17]
[971]
2013-02-03 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–12 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Aberavon [147/117/18]
[972]
2013-02-08 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg32–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Stade Levindrey, Laon [170/148/18]
[976]
2013-02-24 (6N) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg15–16 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Benevento [105/149/13]
[979]
2013-03-10 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg0–13 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Scotstoun, Glasgow [151/150/25]
[982]
2013-03-17 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg16–20 Flag of England.svg  England Aberavon [151/198/30]
[1024]
2014-02-02 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg11–12 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Talbot Athletic Ground [152/111/14]
[1025]
2014-02-07 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg18–6 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Ashbourne [123/153/19]
[1030]
2014-02-23 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–27 Flag of France.svg  France Talbot Athletic Ground [154/182/19]
[1031]
2014-03-07 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg35–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Twickenham Stoop [211/155/31]
[1036]
2014-03-16 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg25–0 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Talbot Athletic Ground [156/160/26]
[1051]
2014-06-28 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg7–10 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Wales [157/95/4]
[1062]
2014-08-01 (WC) France  Flag of France.svg26–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales CNR, Marcoussis Pitch 1[187/158/20]
[1064]
2014-08-05 (WC) Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg25–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales CNR, Marcoussis Pitch 2[36/159/3]
[1072]
2014-08-09 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg35–3 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa CNR, Marcoussis Pitch 1[160/38/6]
[1076]
2014-08-13 (WC) New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg63–7 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales CNR, Marcoussis Pitch 1[75/161/3]
[1084]
2014-08-17 (WC) Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg30–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales CNR, Marcoussis Pitch 1[39/162/4]
[1095]
2015-02-06 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg13–0 Flag of England.svg  England St. Helen's, Swansea [163/218/32]
[1097]
2015-02-14 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg3–39 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Broadwood, Cumbernauld [163/164/27]
[1100]
2015-02-27 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg28–7 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Stade Sapiac, Montauban [194/165/21]
[1104]
2015-03-15 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–20 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Swansea [166/135/20]
[1105]
2015-03-21 (6N) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg23–5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Stadio Plebiscito, Padova [121/167/15]
[1128]
2016-02-06 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg21–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Donnybrook, Dublin [138/168/21]
[1132]
2016-02-14 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg23–10 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland The Gnoll, Neath [169/169/28]
[1134]
2016-02-28 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–8 Flag of France.svg  France The Gnoll, Neath [170/200/22]
[1137]
2016-03-12 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg20–13 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Twickenham Stoop [231/171/33]
[1141]
2016-03-20 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg12–16 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Athletic Ground, Port Talbot [172/126/16]
[1177]
2017-02-04 (6N) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg8–20 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Stadio Carotti, Iesi[-/173/17]
[1179]
2017-02-11 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–63 Flag of England.svg  England Cardiff Arms Park[174/-/33]
[1182]
2017-02-24 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg15–14 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Broadwood, Cumbernauld[-/175/29]
[1185]
2017-03-11 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg7–12 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Cardiff Arms Park[176/149/22]
[1190]
2017-03-18 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg39–19 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Brive-la-Gaillarde[-/177/23]
[1206]
2017-08-09 (WC) New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg44–12 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Billings Park UCD, Dublin [88/178/4]
[1214]
2017-08-13 (WC) Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg15–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Billings Park UCD, Dublin [124/179/9]
[1221]
2017-08-17 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg39–15 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong UCD Bowl, Dublin [180/38/1]
[1227]
2017-08-22 (WC) Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg52–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Queen's University Belfast [126/181/10]
[1230]
2017-08-26 (WC) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg17–27 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Kingspan Stadium, Belfast [155/182/23]
[1196]
2017-06-11 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–52 Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Ystrad Mynach [183/41/1]
[1202]
2017-07-08 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg26–21 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Cardiff [184/119/10]
[1241]
2018-02-02 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg18–17 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay[185/-/30]
[1244]
2018-02-10 (6N) England  Flag of England.svg52–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales The Stoop, Twickenham[-/186/34]
[1249]
2018-02-25 (6N) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg35–12 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Donnybrook, Dublin[158/187/24]
[1255]
2018-03-11 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg15–22 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Principality Stadium, Cardiff[188/-/18]
[1258]
2018-03-16 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg3–38 Flag of France.svg  France Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay[189/-/24]
[1274]
2018-11-10 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg19–5 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Cardiff [190/41/7]
[1278]
2018-11-16 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg65–0 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Cardiff [191/43/2]
[1288]
2018-11-24 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg21–38 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Cardiff [192/131/11]
[1295]
2019-02-02 (6N) France  Flag of France.svg52–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Altrad Stadium, Montpellier[-/193/25]
[1297]
2019-02-09 (6N) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg3–3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Lecce[-/194/19]
[1302]
2019-02-24 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg12–51 Flag of England.svg  England Cardiff Arms Park[195/-/35]
[1303]
2019-03-08 (6N) Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg15–17 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Scotstoun, Glasgow[-/196/31]
[1309]
2019-03-17 (6N) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg24–5 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Cardiff Arms Park[197/167/25]
[1350]
2019-11-03 Spain  Flag of Spain.svg22–5 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Estadio Nacional Universidad Complutense, Madrid [-/198/11]
[1353]
2019-11-10 Ireland  IRFU flag.svg13–15 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Donnybrook, Dublin [168/199/26]
Notes

^a Wales only sent its development squad to the 2007 FIRA tournament.

Other matches

[-]
1990-10-21 Catalonia  Flag of Catalonia.svg4–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales XV Barcelona [-/-/-]
[-]
2002-02-16 Wales A  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg0–53 Flag of England.svg  England A Bridgend [-/-/-]
[-]
2002-03-24 England A  Flag of England.svg79–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales A London Welsh [-/-/-]
[-]
2002-04-14 England Academy  Flag of England.svg35–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales A Chester [-/-/-]
[-]
2003-03-23 Wales A  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg22–12 Flag of England.svg  England Academy Caerphilly [-/-/-]
[-]
2003-03-29 France A  Flag of France.svg5–25 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales A Paris[-/-/-]
[-]
2004-03-05 Wales A  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg5–8 Flag of France.svg  France A Llanrumney [-/-/-]
[-]
2004-04-25 England Academy  Flag of England.svg80–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales A Broadstreet, Coventry [-/-/-]
[-]
2004-12-08 England A  Flag of England.svg50–17 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Clifton [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-03-20 England Academy  Flag of England.svg48–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales A Birchgrove [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-04-26 Wales A  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg10–17 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa UWIC, Cardiff [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-02-11 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg27–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales A Amsterdam [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-05-02 Wales A  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg7–66 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada UWIC, Cardiff [-/-/-]
[-]
2009-04-12 Welsh Invitational XV  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg13–15 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Sardis Road, Pontypridd [-/-/-]
[-]
2010-08-01 Wales XV  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg15–13 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland XV Bridgend [-/-/-]
[-]
2013-01-05 Wales XV  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg7–0 [6] Flag of Spain.svg  Spain National Centre of Excellence, Cardiff [-/-/-]
[-]
2014-07-20 Ireland XV  IRFU flag.svg27–7 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Estuary Road, Malahide, Dublin, Ireland[-/-/-]
[-]
2016-01-24 Wales XV  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg15–5 [7] IRFU flag.svg  Ireland XV Ystrad Mynach [-/-/-]
[-]
2016-10-29 Wales XV  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg15–0 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland XV Cardiff Arms Park [-/-/-]
[-]
2016-11-11 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg43–5 Flag of the British Army.svg British Army Women's XV Cardiff Arms Park [-/-/-]
[-]
2017-01-14 Spain XV  Flag of Spain.svg0–39 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales XV El Pantano, Villajoyosa [-/-/-]

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