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Shaun Edwards looks to bow out on a high with Wales

Wales look set to part company with the architect of this remarkable victory after their defence coach gave the strongest hint yet that he will leave after the World Cup. Edwards, along with most of Warren Gatland's back-room staff, is out of contract later this year with a shake-up looking increasingly likely by the end of the year after eight ... More

Fear of failure spurs Shaun Edwards

There have been a couple of buzzwords about rugby lately that have been curiously unavoidable. They have popped up in discussions on England, been central to observations on Wales, Matt Dawson was on national radio emphatically announcing their value and Danny Cipriani, England's putative No 10, couldn't stop talking about them. The words "Shaun" and ... More

Wales defence provides perfect testimonial for emotional Shaun Edwards as he seeks new challenges

If this is to be Shaun Edwards’ last Six Nations campaign as Wales defence coach, which he hinted it might well be, then this will be his calling card for future employers. The seemingly unstoppable green machine met its match in a red wall forged brick by brick by Edwards. Even if Wales’s total tackle count was downgraded on Sunday from 289 ... More