Friday, January 30, 2015



Cory Allen (Cardiff Blues)
Hallam Amos (Newport Gwent Dragons)
Gareth Anscombe (Cardiff Blues) *
Scott Andrews (Cardiff Blues)
Scott Baldwin (Neath-Swansea Ospreys)
Jake Ball (Llanelly Scarlets)
Daniel Biggar (Neath-Swansea Ospreys)
Luke Charteris (Racing Metro 92, France)
Alexander Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues)
Kristian Dacey (Cardiff Blues)*
Bradley Davies (London Wasps, England)
Gareth Davies (Llanelly Scarlets)
Jonathan Davies (ASM Clermont Auvergne, France)
Robert Evans (Llanelly Scarlets)*
Taulupe Faletau (Newport Gwent Dragons)
Leigh Halfpenny (RC Toulonnais, France)
Richard Hibbard (Gloucester, England)
Paul James (Bath Rugby, England)
Aaron Jarvis (Neath-Swansea Ospreys)
Gethin Jenkins (Cardiff Blues)
Alun Wyn Jones (Neath-Swansea Ospreys)
James King (Neath-Swansea Ospreys)
Samson Lee (Llanelly Scarlets)
Daniel Lydiate (Neath-Swansea Ospreys)
Tyler Morgan (Newport Gwent Dragons)*
George North (Northampton Saints, England)
Michael Phillips (Racing Metro 92, France)
Rhys Priestland (Llanelly Scarlets)
James Roberts (Racing Metro 92, France)
Justin Tipuric (Neath Swansea Ospreys)
Samuel Warburton (Cardiff Blues),Capt.
Rhys Webb (Neath-Swansea Ospreys)
Liam Williams (Llanelly Scarlets)
Scott Williams (Llanelly Scarlets)
Head Coach: Warren Gatland


Adapted from and thanks to,25883,3557_9653337,00.html

Veteran prop Adam Jones retired from international rugby after 95 tests for Wales


This being an extended Ireland and Wolfhounds (basically Ireland ‘A’) squad.


Michael Bent (Leinster)
Rory Best (Ulster)
Isaac Boss (Leinster)
Tommy Bowe (Ulster)
Darren Cave (Ulster) *
Jack Conan (Leinster)
Sean Cronin (Leinster)
James Cronin (Munster)
Gordon D'Arcy (Leinster)
Robert Diack (Ulster)
Keith Earls (Munster)
Luke Fitzgerald (Leinster)
David Foley (Munster)
Craig Gilroy (Ulster)
Cian Healy (Leinster)
James Heaslip (Leinster)
Iain Henderson (Ulster)
Robert Henshaw (Connacht)
Robert Herring (Ulster)
Felix Jones (Munster)
David Kearney (Leinster)
Robert Kearney (Leinster)
Ian Keatley (Munster)
Michael McCarthy (Leinster)
Fergus McFadden (Leinster)
Jack McGrath (Leinster)
Ian Madigan (Leinster)
Kieran Marmion (Connacht)
Martin Moore (Leinster)
Jordi Murphy (Leinster)
Conor Murray (Munster)
Sean O'Brien (Leinster)
Paul O'Connell (Munster)
Tommy O'Donnell (Munster)
Peter O'Mahony (Munster)
Jared Payne (Ulster)
Eoin Reddan (Leinster)
Noel Reid (Leinster)
Michael Ross (Leinster)
Rhys Ruddock (Leinster)
Dominic Ryan (Leinster)
Jonathan Sexton (Racing Metro 92, France)
Richardt Strauss (Leinster)
Devin Toner (Leinster)
Nathan White (Connacht) *
Simon Zebo (Munster)

Head Coach: Joseph Schmidt

Unavailable due to injury or recovery time needed- Robin Copeland, David Kilcoyne, Luke Marshall, Donncha Ryan, Andrew Trimble, Chris Henry, Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding, Dan Tuohy and Damien Varley.

*Uncapped players

Adapted from and thanks to,25883,3558_9656268,00.html

Thursday, January 29, 2015



Mark Bennett (Glasgow Warriors)
Hugh Blake (Edinburgh )*
Fraser Brown (Glasgow Warriors)
Blair Cowan (London Irish, England)
Geoff Cross (London Irish, England)
David Denton (Edinburgh)
Alasdair Dickinson (Edinburgh )
Alexander Dunbar (Glasgow Warriors)
Jonathon Gray (Glasgow Warriors)
Richard Gray (Castres Olympique, France)
Douglas Fife (Edinburgh )
Ross Ford (Edinburgh )
James Hamilton (London Saracens, England)
Robert Harley (Glasgow Warriors)
Samuel Hidalgo-Clyne (Edinburgh )*
Stuart Hogg (Glasgow Warriors)
Peter Horne (Glasgow Warriors)
Greig Laidlaw(Gloucester, England)
Sean Lamont (Glasgow Warriors)
Sean Maitland (Glasgow Warriors)
Euan Murray (Glasgow Warriors)
Henry Pyrgos (Glasgow Warriors)
Gordon Reid (Glasgow Warriors)
Finn Russell (Glasgow Warriors)
Matthew Scott (Edinburgh )
Thomas Seymour (Glasgow Warriors)
Alasdair Strokosch (CA Perpignan, France)
Greig Tonks (Edinburgh)
Benjamin Toolis (Edinburgh)*
Timothy Visser (Edinburgh )
Hamish Watson (Edinburgh )*
Jon Welsh (Glasgow Warriors)
Head Coach: Vern Cotter

*New caps
Unavailable through injury: Adam Ashe (neck), Chris Fusaro (ankle), Grant Gilchrist (arm), Tyrone Holmes (face), Ruaridh Jackson (knee), Duncan Taylor (hamstring), Duncan Weir (arm).

Adapted from and thanks to,25883,3560_9653527,00.html