Six Nations Round Five Review

Super Saturday more than lived up to its name with the final (full) weekend of action delivering some breath-taking rugby and some big talking points….. Heartbreak in Paris as Wales’ Slam hopes fall at the death A cruel end to a surprisingly impressive campaign for Wayne Pivac’s Wales, as their somewhat unlikely Grand Slam hopes faded into the Parisian night-sky with Brice Dulin’s last-minute try … Continue reading Six Nations Round Five Review

Six Nations: Round Four review

In this year’s penultimate round of fixtures, there was more exciting action as title hopes were dashed and pride was restored….. Wales run riot in Rome to set up Grand Slam finale in Paris With a surprise Triple Crown secured with victory over England in round three, Wayne Pivac’s Wales arrived in the eternal city looking to keep their Grand Slam hopes on track and … Continue reading Six Nations: Round Four review

Six Nations Round Three Review

With positive Covid cases leading to the cancellation of France’s match with Scotland, just two games went ahead in Round Three although there was still plenty of action and talking points with one nation grabbing this year’s first piece of silverware… Controversial calls and English indiscipline see Wales secure Triple Crown Always a keenly anticipated match-up this year’s Wales-England clash left us with plenty to … Continue reading Six Nations Round Three Review

Six Nations Round Two Review

Here are the headlines from the second round of this year’s tournament….. A star is born as Wales edge Celtic classic at Murrayfield The best game of the championship so far, Scotland and Wales put on a hugely entertaining show in Edinburgh with Wales coming back from a 17-3 deficit to edge a seven-try thriller, with young Wales winger Louis Rees-Zammit announcing himslef on the … Continue reading Six Nations Round Two Review

Six Nations Round One Review

Two victories on the road in Rome and Twickenham and late drama in Cardiff, here are all the talking points from the opening weekend’s action….. Confident Scots come of age in Twickenham triumph The biggest story of the opening round as Gregor Townsend’s Scotland continued their resurgent form with a first win at Twickenham for 38 years against a lacklustre England side. A final score-line … Continue reading Six Nations Round One Review

Six Nations 2021 Preview

Another year and another Six Nations rolls around, but in these strange times this year’s tournament may look a lot different from previous championships. With that in mind here is a breakdown on each sides’ prospects this year….. Wales After a tumultuous first year in charge, Wayne Pivac will be hoping to steady the ship and restore some pride to the Welsh jersey following some … Continue reading Six Nations 2021 Preview

Red Rose Crown, Halloween horror and Bledisloe battering as test rugby returns

Featured image c/o Getty Images After a long wait test match rugby was back on our screens this weekend as a disrupted Six Nations campaign finally drew to an end, whilst down south Anzac rivals renewed acquantances in Sydney. Here are the headlines…. Scots dig out win in dire encounter It was quite fitting that on October 31st Scotland and Wales served up a test … Continue reading Red Rose Crown, Halloween horror and Bledisloe battering as test rugby returns

All Blacks: Stars of the future?

With Super Rugby Aotearoa now four rounds in, the new competition is beginning to take shape with many players having shaken off the rust to show their true qualities at this level. The year after the Rugby World Cup often sees a changing of the guard at test level and with many experienced All Blacks having called it a day at test level following Japan, … Continue reading All Blacks: Stars of the future?

Autumn Internationals: Week Two Round-Up

Another great weekend of autumn rugby, here are the headlines….   Wales end decade of Wallaby woe with tense victory It was a case of 14th time lucky at the Principality Stadium as Warren Gatland’s Wales secured their first victory over Australia since 2008 in a cagey 9-6 triumph. With all the points coming from the kicking tee, this was not a match for the … Continue reading Autumn Internationals: Week Two Round-Up

Autumn Internationals: Week One Round-up

With just under a year to go before the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, the action is beginning to heat up as the top nations start their final preparations for the showpiece event. With some of those nations in action this week, here are some of the talking points from the opening round of fixtures…   Welsh ‘shadow’ players stake their claims … Continue reading Autumn Internationals: Week One Round-up