WALES AND Scotland, like two prize fighters slugged out a first-half bereft of quality and punctuated by a constant penalties given by whistle-happy referee Craig Joubert. The only highlight, if you can call it that, was a close-range try from blond battering ram Richard Hibbard on 21 mins, after some fine work down the touchline from George North.
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Posted 9 months ago
Posted 10 months ago
This was a drab game, full of errors and lacking inspiration, with little to entertain as players trudged from scrum to scrum. In fact, it look like the pitch was going to be the main talking point until George North dived over the line. That try broke the deadlock after an insipid 72 minutes and from there Wales closed out a memorable win against a dire French side.
Posted 2 years ago
By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor
TWO YEARS ago this fixture delivered arguably the most dramatic finish in any Six Nations match, Shane Williams’s last-minute try securing a 31-24 win for a Welsh side that had been trailing by ten points with just 12 minutes to go.
Williams has now hung up his international boots, so there will be no repeat…
Posted 3 years ago
Perhaps it’s youthful exuberance or it could simply be the excitement of a whirlwind first six months as a professional rugby player. Either way George North is a refreshing interviewee. Not only does the teenager much prefer keeping busy outdoors to endless rounds of Call of Duty – in fact, he’s only recently bought a games console and that was…
Posted 3 years ago
GEORGE NORTH has burst onto the scene this season, but how much do you know about the teenage Scarlets and Wales wing? Here’s a few interesting facts you should know about the latest Welsh sensation…
North was born in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, but spent the first two years of his life in Hong Kong and Singapore…