Dec 5, 2012: The Newport Gwent Dragons have confirmed that Dan Lydiate will leave the region at the end of the season to take up a contract with an "undisclosed European team"
Oct 11, 2012: Dragons boss Rob Beale is determined to retain the services of Wales international Dan Lydiate afterit emerged the highly-rated flanker is a target for Top 14 giants Racing Metro
Sep 30, 2012: Dan Lydiate could return in time for Wales' Six Nations campaign after it was confirmed that his ankle injury is not as bad as first feared.
Sep 28, 2012: Wales flanker Dan Lydiate has been ruled out of his side's end of year internationals and may also miss next year's Six Nations after breaking his ankle in the Dragons' RaboDirect PRO12 victory over Edinburgh on Friday night
Aug 27, 2012: Wales' Leigh Halfpenny has warmed up for his side's testing autumn campaign by racing a horse across a beach
Aug 15, 2012: Wales and Dragons flanker Dan Lydiate is adamant that he is happy playing in the RaboDirect PRO12 and is reluctant to move abroad only to be treated like a "lump of meat"
Jun 29, 2012: Welsh flanker Dan Lydiate topped off his impressive season with the Welsh Rugby Writers' Player of the Year Award
Mar 22, 2012: After the thrilling conclusion to this year's Six Nations championship at the weekend, for Wales fans anyway, Scrum Sevens hands out the annual awards.
Mar 22, 2012: Dan Lydiate's time as Wales' unsung hero may be at an end, but the flanker insists being named Six Nations player of the championship will not alter his appetite for rugby's dark arts
Mar 21, 2012: Wales flanker Dan Lydiate has been named the RBS Player of the 2012 Six Nations
Wales v France, Six Nations, March 17
Mar 16, 2012: Wales coach Warren Gatland has labelled flanker Dan Lydiate as the "unsung hero" of his Grand Slam-chasing side ahead of their pivotal Six Nations clash with France on Saturday
England v Wales, Six Nations, February 25
Feb 24, 2012: Wales' formidable Rugby World Cup back-row triumvirate will reunite in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Saturday with England's new-look trio firmly in their sights
Six Nations - Team of the Week
Feb 13, 2012: With just two of the three matches going ahead in the second round of the Six Nations, we pick out who impressed from the four sides in our latest Team of the Week
Wales v Scotland, Six Nations, February 12
Feb 9, 2012: Former Wales captain Ryan Jones will take the place of banned lock Bradley Davies for Sunday's Six Nations clash against Scotland at the Millennium Stadium
Jan 31, 2012: Wales are still optimistic that key trio Rhys Priestland, Dan Lydiate and Jamie Roberts will recover from their respective knocks in time to face Ireland on Sunday
Jan 30, 2012: Wales coach Warren Gatland has delayed naming his side to tackle Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday to give fly-half Rhys Priestland and flanker Dan Lydiate a chance to prove their fitness
Jan 25, 2012: Scarlets forward Aaron Shingler has been handed a late call up to Wales' pre-Six Nations training camp in Gdansk
Jan 23, 2012: Wales prop Gethin Jenkins faces a race to be fit for their opening Six Nations clash with Ireland after he missed the start of their preparation camp in Poland.
Jan 21, 2012: Wales coach Warren Gatland has been handed an unwanted injury headache prior to the Six Nations, with fly-half Rhys Priestland and flanker Dan Lydiate both waiting for news on knocks sustained in European action
Wales v Australia, Millennium Stadium
Dec 1, 2011: Dan Lydiate is grateful that he and his Wales colleagues have been presented with an immediate opportunity to avenge their defeat by Australia in the Rugby World Cup Bronze Final