Andrew Coombs

WALES HAD a tremendous second half against Ireland. It was as well as they have played at any point during the last nine months. They dominated the entire period and…

Frustation: Wales only rallied when down

IRELAND ENTERED the Millennium Stadium with confidence and a resolve to give Brian O’Driscoll, a win on what could be his final encounter in Cardiff. They didn’t disappoint. They didn’t…

Ready for a battle: Dan Cole

WHEN SATURDAY comes the Six Nations will throw up an interesting anomaly. In one day we will get to see several fit and firing candidates for the British and Irish…

ieuan jones wales u18

JANUARY SAW Olly Kohn and Andries Pretorius named in Wales’ Six Nations squad. Despite having their hand forced by numerous injuries to key back-row and second-row forwards, both Pretorius’ and…

Rhys Webb

THE MILLENNIUM Stadium will host Welsh rugby’s first regional double header on Saturday 30 March and it’s being billed as ‘Judgement Day’. The four Welsh regions are hoping derby fever…

Heavy is the crown: Roberts with some silverware

RW spent some time with national captain's Chris Robshaw, Jamie Heaslip, Kelly Brown plus Wales' defensive leader Jamie Roberts at Twickenham to chat about the Six Nations. Let's see what…

Blue back row: Josh Navidi is pulled into the Six Nations squad alongside fellow breakaway Andries Pretorius

THE MOMENT has come. They may have had a horrible autumn and they may have an injury list heavier than a Scott Quinnell sandwich, but Rob Howley and his wounded…

Alby M

NO DOUBT the hope was, during the moments where we all jumped up and shouted about the harsh brilliance of the Heineken Cup and the layout of the Six Nations…

Braced: Francois Van der Merwe

SPORTING CLICHES are often abused. Every tournament has a Group of Death and every player is weighed and measured to see if they will be found inferior or capable of…

World-class: Jonathan Davies is highly rated

MANY OF Wales’ regional rugby fans would admit to being one eyed. Thankfully, there’s now an excuse; they’re keeping the other eye on London Welsh. Whilst Welsh regional rugby is…