The 1981 chart-topping song Stop the Cavalry may be a Christmas classic, but in truth it is a protest against war. Appropriate, then, that during the continent’s biggest celebration of rugby, the RBS 6 Nations, it could be the cavalry of fresh players lolloping over the horizon that help decide the rest of the championship.
Posts Tagged ‘Alun Wyn Jones’
Posted 77 days ago
Posted 338 days ago
Wales came very close to beating the Wallabies on Saturday – you can’t come any closer. There were certainly positives that can be taken from the performance, most notably the defence. However, you can’t expect to beat Australia, in Australia, with 36% possession and 34% territory – it’s unrealistic. Poor tactical kicking resulted in Wales playing the majority of the game in their half, without the ball. Barring Wales’s first try, there were few multi-phase sets and no periods of sustained pressure in the red
Posted 657 days ago
Venue: Twickenham, date: Saturday, 6 August, Kick-off: 1430 BST
Coverage:Live commentary on BBC Sport website, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru and BBC 5 live sports extra; Watch live on Sky Sports 1; Highlights on BBC Sport website, BBC Three (Saturday 1900-2000 BST) and on BBC One (Sunday 0800-0900 BST); Live text commentary on BBC Sport website
STEPHEN JONES will become Wales’ most-capped player on Saturday…
Posted 910 days ago
The recent Law graduate sat down with Rugby World to chat about superstitions, life outside rugby – potentially starting another degree [apparently Law wasn't hard enough], and how many find it hard to spell his name.
RUGBY WORLD: Who are the jokers with the Ospreys and Wales?
ALUN WYN JONES: Andrew Millward and Marty Holah at the Ospreys, and Mark…