Rhys Priestland

Wales once again lost to the Wallabies when it seemed that they couldn’t. They have now lost their last three games to Australia in the dying minutes – once in…

Delivery: Phillips will hope to spark Wales

AUSTRALIA COACH Robbie Deans will be asking for more of the same against a Welsh side they have defeated five times in the last 13 months. However for those thinking…

The Championship Blog – Week 10 round-up

A MERE 320 hardy souls braved atrocious conditions at the Athletic Ground on Saturday to watch London Scottish win their Championship basement battle against Moseley. The 28-13 victory mean Scottish…

Is this finally his time to shine?

“MISSION ACCOMPLISHED," declared Philippe Saint Andre in the wake of France’s dogged 22-14 defeat of Samoa on Saturday evening. "Today is the victory of courage, restraint, solidarity. We did not…

nathan hines andy robinson

THE PIPES have stopped their skirl. The flags are at half mast, unruffled by a gust. Andy Robinson has abdicated his post at the top of Scotland’s game and few…

Happy days: Sexton congratulates Bowe

ON 31st July 2010 a young Ulsterman scored the first try in a challenge match to mark the opening of the Aviva Stadium. Another reporter turned to me and said…

Scott Williams

WALES HAVE once again become one of those teams that takes positives from defeats against the world’s best. This time last year that wasn’t the case. Wales were a team…