The simple words painted on a billboard-size wall overlooking a parking lot in Swansea, Wales, read: “More poetry is needed.” A plea to locals? More likely an exhortation to the rest of the world—because poetry isn’t something I find Wales lacks. A short drive beyond any Welsh city leads to landscapes of imagination: hillsides embroidered…

Media playback is not supported on this device Wayne Pivac is happy to get his first win with WalesWales v BarbariansWales (19) 43Tries: Adams 2, McNicholl, Owens 2, G Davies Cons: Halfpenny 5 Pen: Halfpenny Barbarians (7) 33Tries: Strauss, Bosch, Stevenson, Millar, Samu Cons: Bosch 4 New coach Wayne Pivac began his tenure with victory…

Aaron Ramsey joined Juventus in the summer after failing to agree a new contract with ArsenalWales secured qualification for Euro 2020 as Aaron Ramsey marked his return to the team with two goals to inspire a joyous 2-0 win over Hungary.Ramsey, starting for the first time in this campaign, headed in from Gareth Bale’s first-half…

Kieffer Moore’s header was his second Wales goalWales eased to a comfortable win in Azerbaijan to set up a winner-takes-all match with Hungary for automatic qualification for Euro 2020.Kieffer Moore headed the dominant visitors into an early lead, which was doubled when Harry Wilson nodded into an empty net after Daniel James’ fierce swerving shot…

Kieffer Moore’s header was his second Wales goalWales eased to a comfortable win in Azerbaijan to set up a winner-takes-all match with Hungary for automatic qualification for Euro 2020.Kieffer Moore headed the dominant visitors into an early lead, which was doubled when Harry Wilson nodded into an empty net after Daniel James’ fierce swerving shot…

Northern Ireland look to be lining up in a 4-5-1 formation with a team which shows three personnel changes from that which lost 3-1 to the Netherlands in their last competitive match in Rotterdam.Jamal Lewis, Gavin Whyte and Josh Magennis come into the starting line-up with Michael Smith, Shane Ferguson and Kyle Lafferty dropping out.Magennis…

Aaron Ramsey last played a Wales international in November 2018Euro 2020 qualifier: Azerbaijan v Wales Venue: Bakcell Arena, Baku Date: Saturday, 16 November Kick-off: 17:00 GMTCoverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Cymru & updates on the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentaryJuventus midfielder Aaron…

Owen Lane scored a try on his only previous Wales appearance against Ireland in August 20192019 Rugby World Cup bronze finalVenue: Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo Date: Friday, 1 November Time: 09:00 GMTCoverage: Full commentary on BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and…

Media playback is not supported on this device Rivals know Warren Gatland’s teams are tough opponents – Robin McBryde2019 Rugby World Cup bronze final – Wales v New ZealandVenue: Tokyo Stadium Date: Friday, 1 November Time: 09:00 GMTCoverage: Full commentary on BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, plus live text…