Let the Lions Roar

With just over 12 hours to go before the 2013 British and Irish Lions squad is announced, there are probably some nervous players waiting to hear their fortune. For those living in hope but soon to be disappointed, there will always be the national tours. But they...

Nice one Blues

It was a good result tonight for the Blues against the Dragons, despite the fact that the overall quality and entertainment value of the match was low. Great too to see Jamie Roberts back in action, the half hour he played will aid the healing process just as much as...

Warburton is not the only answer

When our Sam was sent off in the World Cup match against France it was one of those moments: some said it felt like the air had been sucked from their lung, it was such a big moment.  But it lead to a big challenge as Wales had no replacement Number 7 on the bench to...

3 Grand Slam thoughts

I know, it’s a while since we won the Grand Slam this year, but I have to mention a couple of things: 1. The Team :¬†Wales are now a wonderful team: they are committed, physically intense, supportive, creative, intelligent and it was marvellous to see that all...

RWC 2011: 7 out of 8 disappointments

At the start of the Competition I wrote about my 8 hopes for the tournament, I ended up being disappointed by just about all of them! First off: the French team only turned up for the final and even then could proably have made a better fist of it. Second: there might...

My my, Haven’t the All Blacks improved!

Congratulations to the All Blacks on becoming world champions yesterday. A really well deserved crowning of a great side. One area they’ve significantly improved in is their pre-match Haka. Check this out for the way it was done in the 70’s...