Paul Williams

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…

Keelan Giles

‘Pick and Mix’ rugby is a dangerous game. The days of a six month rugby season are long gone. Rugby is a nine month slog for all international players. However,…

Beauden Barrett

The cross kick is no longer a risk A decade ago the ‘cross kick’ was deemed a last resort in rugby union. A risky play from the cross pollination of…

Damien McKenzie

The Six Nations must embrace reform July saw the Rugby Football Union dousing cold water on speculation that the Six Nations could be moved from its existing place in the…

Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones ‘won rugby’ in June Eddie Jones won rugby in June. He won the whole thing. Every aspect of it. To spin a failing national squad around in such…

Brave. But not enough in a brave new world Wales lost by 36-22 in Wellington and with it the Series. But despite the loss and a set piece which made…

Wales team

Wales use the left side of their brain Despite a 39-21 defeat at Eden Park, and a last twenty minutes where the All Blacks’ superior ball control dominated, Wales were…

Sonny Bill Williams

League caps need to be included in union eligibility May saw Ben Te’o selected for the England squad. A decision which saw a few rolled eyes when it shouldn’t have,…