Justin Tipuric

‘Warrenball’ is officially dead Wales beat South Africa by 27-13 in a game in which the ‘Warrenball’ was finally given to the dog to chew on and a new ball…

Magic moment: Conor Murray (left) celebrates at Robbie Henshaw scores the final try.

The Saints Conor Murray and Ireland Are there enough superlatives in the dictionary to describe Ireland’s 40-29 win over New Zealand? It was their first victory over the Kiwis in…

Wales

The slowest of slow starts Wales have become notoriously sluggish starters in the autumn internationals. However, Wales’ 32 – 8 loss to Australia was beyond sluggish. This was like watching…

Gethin Jenkins of Wales

Major teams: Pontypridd, Celtic Warriors, Cardiff Blues, Toulon
 
Country: Wales
 
Test span: 2002-2016 
Wales caps: 126 (90 starts) 

Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) 

Test points: 20 (4T) It seems that…

Cliff Morgan of Wales

Major teams: Cardiff, Bective Rangers Country: Wales Test span: 1951-58 Wales caps: 29 (29 starts) Lions caps: 4 (4 starts) Test points: 12 (4T) Twelve international points – four tries…

Barry John playing for the Lions

Major teams: Llanelli, Cardiff Country: Wales
 Test span: 1966-72 Wales caps: 25 (25 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 120 (6T, 9C, 18P, 10DG) It was the New…

Gerald Davies of Wales runs with the ball during the Welsh tour to Australia.

Major teams: Llanelli, Cambridge University, London Welsh, Cardiff Country: Wales Test span: 1966-78 Wales caps: 46 (46 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 81 (23T) Such was Davies’…

Shane Williams scores against Australia

Major clubs: Neath, Ospreys, Mitsubishi Dynaboars Country: Wales Test span: 2000-11 Wales caps: 87 (84 starts) Lions caps: 4 (3 starts) Test points: 300 (60T) Shane Williams was watching as…