Paul Williams

Scott Williams

Thomas Waldrom proves old school still works April saw Thomas Waldrom shortlisted for European Player of Year, proving that setting records in the gym has little impact on setting records…

Joe Marler

Rugby cannot be above racial slurs The alleged ‘Gypsy boy’ incident between Joe Marler and Samson Lee, and its subsequent handling, remains a blemish on this year’s RBS 6 Nations.…

Wales squad

Markedly different approach Wales beat Italy by 67-14 in what was as dramatic a seven-day change in tactics as you’ll witness in modern test rugby. Gone were the predictable straight…

Bradley Davies

By Paul Williams Why can’t our southern hemisphere coaches coach the southern hemisphere way? We, in the northern hemisphere, want to play rugby like the southern hemisphere. The quality of…

Justin Tipuric

The dilemma of winning v progressing Despite beating Scotland by 27-23, Wales find themselves in a difficult and rather weird position. They are winning, but maybe not progressing as the…

Wales versus Ireland

The most ‘drawy’ draw, in the history of draws. Ireland 16 – Wales 16. You would think that those numbers alone would adequately define a draw. 16 – 16 would…

Sonny Bill Williams

The Rio dream, not as easy as some thought. January saw Sonny Bill Williams make his debut for the New Zealand Sevens team in Wellington. Despite being part of the…

Newcastle v Bath

Tepid Bath Bath lie eighth in the Aviva Premiership with a squad that could and should be league contenders. This is a club that splashes the cash like Michael Jackson…