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Wales 15 – 24 South Africa

Having had some time to reflect on Saturday’s loss to South Africa, I thought it was finally time to stop moping and broadcast my views on what went wrong during the game as well as share a few thoughts on … Continue reading

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The team to play South Africa

Okay, I’m now officially excited.  The team that will face South Africa on Saturday evening has been announced, and now I really, really cannot wait for us to battle the Boks. Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, here … Continue reading

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Just what do we do with Mike Phillips?

As I’m sure everyone has heard by now, Mike Phillips has been sacked by Bayonne after allegedly turning up to a video session under the influence of alcohol.  Mike is said to be planning to take legal action after Bayonne … Continue reading

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Wales Squad for Autumn Internationals 2013

Following the fantastic victory for the Lions this summer, Northern Hemisphere rugby – and Welsh rugby in particular – is at a crossroads.  Despite a fantastic 41-16 victory for the Lions in which 11 Welshmen starred, Wales have singularly failed … Continue reading

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No Quade Cooper is good news for the Lions

So, the Lions have been in camp for over a week now; and after their initial week at the Vale of Glamorgan they’ve headed over the Irish Sea to train at Carton House.  Everything appears to be going swimmingly for … Continue reading

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Wales – 2013 Six Nations Champions

Well, after a game like that at the weekend what is there to say?  Wales retained the Six Nations Championship in one of the very best games of rugby union I have ever seen in my entire life.  I can’t … Continue reading

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How to beat Scotland

I can’t tell you how glad I am that the Six Nations is back this weekend.  I do not enjoy these breaks in between games and personally I’d rather they were eradicated.  The tournament loses its flow and it’s difficult … Continue reading

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Good Welsh Win but where does it leave us?

First of all I’d like to apologise for not having put up a prompt post-match analysis of the Italy game.  There are many reasons for this, but perhaps one of the most pertinent is the fact that ultimately, in my … Continue reading

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Sam Warburton on the bench – not a shock, or a horror

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like these Six Nations breaks.  Two frenetic weeks of high-quality international rugby and then…nothing.  I’m very much looking forward to the campaign restarting against Italy in Rome in a week’s time.  So … Continue reading

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The team to face France

Having lost our opening game of the 2013 Six Nations, our boys face a tough task as they travel to Paris this weekend to face the unpredictable French.  Games against France are usually pretty tough at the best of times, … Continue reading

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