Nicky Smith rugby player
Nicky Smith rugby player

Nicky Smith

7th Apr 1994 1.83m/113kg Loosehead Prop

Wasteful Wales frustrate Gatland and Tipuric

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales coach Warren Gatland and captain Justin Tipuric bemoaned a host of wasteful moments before their side closed out an uneven 35-13 Rugby World Cup victory over Uruguay.     The Six Nations...

Player ratings: Wales vs Australia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Wales 1. Wyn Jones - 6    A solid 48 minute stint.   2. Ken Owens - 7     Work rate as ever was exceptional. 15 tackles completed.   3. Tomas Francis -...

Alun Wyn Jones to equal Wales record against Georgia

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales named an experienced team to face Georgia and captain Alun Wyn Jones will equal a record.     Alun Wyn Jones will make history after the captain was named to start Wales' Rugby World...

Gatland makes wholesale changes for Wales final World Cup warm-up fixture

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones returns to captain Wales for their final Rugby World Cup warm-up fixture against Ireland in a starting line-up featuring 15 changes.   Coach Warren Gatland has opted to make...

Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric return for Wales' final World Cup warm up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named their side for their final preparation match ahead of the RWC with captain Alun Wyn Jones returning to the starting line-up for the clash in Dublin against Ireland.   He will pack...

Hill and Patchell make Wales' Rugby World Cup squad, but Evans and Lee miss out

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales coach Warren Gatland has named Rhys Patchell and the injured Cory Hill in his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup, but Rob Evans and Samson Lee have missed out.   Doubt over Hill's place...

Wales 31 Man World Cup Squad Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland names his 31 man World Cup Squad   He had this to say    “Selection is always the toughest part of the job and that is especially true come RWC time. “Reducing...

Player Ratings: Wales v England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales secured top spot in the world rankings for the first time in their history as they managed to overturn 33-19 loss to England last Saturday to win the rematch in Cardiff 13-6.   We rate every...

Gatland urges Wales to 'step it up' as Biggar returns

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Biggar, James Davies and Jake Ball come into the Wales side as they eye revenge against England in Cardiff.     Warren Gatland challenged Wales to "step it up" as he named Dan Biggar...

Three Changes to Wales Starting XV to Face England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has made three changes to his side to face England in Cardiff on Saturday with Jake Ball, James Davies and Dan Biggar coming into the starting XV.   Ball comes into the second...