Excitement is building for the upcoming Rugby World Cup 2023 and the focus is firmly on Wales. We uncover everything you need to know about Wales' Rugby World Cup campaign.

Last updated: 21/08/2023 at 12:00 pm

With teams eager to kick off and the finest players worldwide poised to shine in France, the 2023 Rugby World Cup promises to be an event of immense significance.

Kicking off their RWC 2023 journey, Wales is scheduled to go head-to-head with Fiji in Bordeaux on Sunday 10th September.

Following an impressive triumph over England in the warm-up match of the Summer Series, the Welsh Rugby Union team look to be in a position of strength as they approach the Rugby World Cup tournament.

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In this blog post, we delve into the exciting schedule of Wales’ matches in the upcoming RWC 2023 and take a closer look at the impressive roster that is set to proudly represent the country.

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Wales Squad for Rugby World Cup 2023

Wales’ senior men’s head coach Warren Gatland has named a 33-player squad for Rugby World Cup 2023.

The full squad it as follows:


  • Taine Basham, Talywain RFC
  • Adam Beard, Birchgrove RFC
  • Elliot Dee, Newbridge RFC
  • Corey Domachowski, Gilfach Goch RFC
  • Ryan Elias, Carmarthen Athletic RFC
  • Taulupe Faletau, RTW Ebbw vale
  • Tomos Francis, Malton and Norton RFC
  • Dafydd Jenkins, Porthcawl RFC
  • Dewi Lake, Valley Ravens RFC
  • Dillon Lewis, Beddau RFC
  • Dan Lydiate, Rhayader RFC
  • Jac Morgan, Cwmtwrch RFC
  • Tommy Reffell, Pencoed RFC
  • Will Rowlands
  • Nicky Smith, Waunarlwydd RFC
  • Gareth Thomas, Newcastle Emlyn RFC
  • Henry Thomas, Bath RFC
  • Christ Tshiunza, Rhiwbina Squirrels
  • Aaron Wainwright, Whiteheads RFC


  • Josh Adams, Hendy RFC
  • Gareth Anscombe, Ponsonby Rugby Club
  • Dan Biggar, Gorseinon RFC
  • Sam Costelow, Pencoed RFC
  • Gareth Davies, Newcastle Emlyn RFC
  • Rio Dyer, Risca RFC
  • Mason Grady, Barry RFC
  • Leigh Halfpenny, Gorseinon RFC
  • George North, Llangefni RFC
  • Louis Rees-Zammit, Rumney RFC
  • Nick Tompkins, Old Elthamians RFC
  • Johnny Williams, Rams RFC
  • Liam Williams, Waunarlwydd RFC & Penlan RFC
  • Tomos Williams, Treorchy RFC

Wales Rugby World Cup Pool

Wales has been drawn into Pool C alongside two-time champions Australia, Fiji, Georgia and Portugal.

For Wales to advance to the tournament's knockout stages, they must secure a spot among the top two teams within their group.

Should Gatland’s side emerge victorious in their group, they will face the second-place finisher of Pool D; conversely, if they secure the runner-up position, their challenge will be against the winners of Pool D.

Wales Rugby World Cup Fixtures

Check out the official schedule of Wales' RWC 2023 fixtures below:

Make sure to mark these exciting matchups on your calendars and prepare to experience the epic showdown of rugby’s greatest on the fields of France.

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