Aug 15, 2014: Under-fire WRU chairman David Pickering has hit back at his critics as war continues to rage over the future of Welsh rugby
Rugby World Cup
Mar 1, 2012: The International Rugby Board (IRB) has confirmed new members on the board of Rugby World Cup Ltd, the body responsible for delivering the sport's showpiece event
News in Brief
Sep 28, 2009: All the latest rugby news including confirmation that the Wallabies will play at least one mid-week game on their end of year tour
British & Irish Lions
Oct 17, 2008: Wales are set to provide four coaches for next summer's British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa next summer, according to reports
Jul 15, 2008: Six Nations and Welsh Rugby Union chairman David Pickering has spoken out in defence of the INternational Rugby Board's decision to award the next two World Cup simultaneously.
May 21, 2008: WRU Chairman David Pickering is the latest international legend to emerge from rugby retirement to represent the union in a one-off charity match against a Welsh Assembly Government XV later this week.
May 2, 2008: The International Rugby Board, owner of Rugby World Cup, has announced the structure of the Board that will oversee the delivery of all Rugby World Cup tournaments over the next four years
May 1, 2008: Welsh Rugby Union Chairman David Pickering has been elected to the highest office in northern hemisphere rugby - Chairman of the RBS Six Nations Committee.
Apr 30, 2008: Wales will celebrate 100 years of Test rugby against Australia with an international against the Wallabies in Cardiff this November.
Mar 12, 2008: Prince William, vice-patron of the Welsh Rugby Union, will attend Saturday's RBS 6 Nations title decider between Wales and France at the Millennium Stadium.
Oct 3, 2007: Chairman David Pickering insisted today ``there will be no changes at the top'' after the Welsh Rugby Union came under fire for their handling of the Gareth Jenkins situation.
Apr 26, 2006: The identity of the new Wales coach is likely to be revealed on Friday by theWelsh Rugby Union
Apr 8, 2006: Welsh Rugby Union chairman David Pickering last night vowed to restore the battered reputation of his organisation - starting with the appointment of a new national head coach
Nov 2, 2003: All Black Tana Umaga was honoured by the Welsh Rugby Union after Sunday's game in recognition of his sportsmanship the last time the sides met
Oct 29, 2003: Welsh Rugby Union chairman David Pickering heads to Australia today and will be taking with him a special gift to present to All Blacks centre Tana Umaga
Apr 12, 2001: Outgoing Wales team manager David Pickering has aired his concerns about the future financial security of rugby in Wales
Apr 9, 2001: After three years as team manager David Pickering is stepping down from his involvement with the Welsh National side Pickering cited "personal and business" reasons, but intends to fight for a seat on the Welsh Rugby Union general committee this
Mar 5, 2001: Graham Henry has been given permission by the WRU to appoint three specialists full time assistant coaches to work with the National squad