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Broadcast Journalism Postgraduate Student at Cardiff School of Journalism

The Final Prediction

There’s only a day left until Warren Gatland names his Lions squad. No matter what every other person associated with rugby has had to say on who’ll be in the Lions squad, this is the only one that matters.  “I … Continue reading

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New Statement on Central Contracts from the Welsh Rugby Union

The WRU invites representatives from each of the four regional organisations to a meeting at the Millennium Stadium to discuss the contracting centrally of key Welsh rugby talent. The WRU asks the four regional organisations to put aside their agreement … Continue reading

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Post Six Nations: Lions XV

I still don’t think that everyone in Wales has recovered from Saturday night to be honest. What a weekend it was. The Decider. Wales v England. And the game certainly lived up to its expectation. I was lucky enough to … Continue reading

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Rhys Priestland speaks about his achilles injury with Sean Holley

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When you try and explain the situation of Welsh rugby to those outside of Wales, you’re often met with blank looks. Hell, when you try and explain it to those in Wales, you still get blank…

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The Six Nations – The Halfway Mark

We’re about halfway through the Six Nations Championship and we’ve seen the best, and the not so great, of Rugby in the first two weekends. The opening weekend was brilliant with England v Scotland a great open game with a … Continue reading

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Welshman predicts Saturday’s result against Ireland

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Wales v Ireland: The Welsh Team

It looks as if the Welsh team for Saturday’s Six Nations game against Ireland has been leaked. The team seems to be doing the rounds on Twitter and blogs such as Gwlad Rugby.  The Western Mail have now run the … Continue reading

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SOS: Save Our Scrums

Here’s an interesting blog on the situation of scrums in Rugby SOS: Save Our Scrums. The scrum has become too influential in the game, and with so much time being wasted on them – Rugby will not attract supporters. People want … Continue reading

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Lions Greats: Carwyn James

On this day (10th of January) in 1983, one of the greatest coaches in Rugby Union, Carwyn James died aged fifty-three. Carwyn James was the Lions coach on the famous 1971 tour to New Zealand, the first test series win … Continue reading

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