Tag Archives: New Zealand

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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The Lions Tour – The Past and the Present

History Football’s main event is the World Cup. The Olympics is the main event for Athletics, but in Rugby, the Lions Tour is the main event. The main reason for this is the fact that Rugby didn’t have a world cup until … Continue reading

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Welcome back Warren Gatland!!

Welcome back Warren Gatland – and please prove to us Welsh supporters, that it’s all been Rob Howley’s fault! As Alfie and Jiffy, (they sound like a Welsh Laurel and Hardy don’t they!) aka Gareth Thomas and Jonathan Davies said … Continue reading

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Wales V New Zealand – Team Prediction

We’re expecting the Wales team to play New Zealand imminently – so I thought I’d predict what the team will be: 15. Leigh Halfpenny 14. Alex Cuthbert 13. Jamie Roberts 12. Jonathan Davies (How much have we missed him!) 11. George … Continue reading

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Llanelli 9 – Seland Newydd 3

http://storify.com/GutoOwen/llanelli-9-seland-newydd-3-4 Here is a link to a ‘Storify’ I have just created talking about the 40th anniversary of Llanelli’s famous win against the All Blacks and remembering the great Ray Gravell.

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