Endless possibilities: Cardiff Blues back row options

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Cardiff Blues‘ head coach John Mulvihill will have plenty of back rowers to choose from when the new season gets underway, with eight players in total to choose from. From Wales internationals Josh Navidi and Ellis Jenkins to up and coming young talents such as Shane Lewis-Hughes and James Botham, Wales’ capital region really are […] READ MORE


South Africa brutality had the better of Wales

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Following their win over Wales in last weekend’s semi-final, Robert Rees takes a look at how South Africa used their physicality to overcome Warren Gatland’s men. Springbok power just a step too far for Wales Rassie Erasmus’ side have made a name for themselves as bruising, physical opponents; overhauling their opposition to claim their fourth […] READ MORE


Gareth Davies’ defence crucial to Warren Gatland’s system

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Gareth Davies’ Rugby World Cup interception got a nation roaring against Australia but it’s all part of a wider masterplan by Warren Gatland. Robert Rees takes a look at just how Davies fits into Wales’ defensive structure. Davies’ defence works in odd formation Gareth Davies works in a technique that is odd for a scrum […] READ MORE


Welsh defence setting platform for victory

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Wales’ Grand Slam chances roll on following the victory over Scotland at Murrayfield. A lot was made on how Warren Gatland’s men attacked England in the previous game, but round four was firmly based around their defence. Welsh defence settling platform for victory isn’t a fresh moniker, but Robert Rees takes a look at just […] READ MORE


Wales analysis as back row hold strong in scrappy win over Italy

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Wales haven’t got off to the most auspicious of starts in the Six Nations in terms of performances but have extended their unbeaten run to a record-equalling 11 games. The win over Italy means they head into round three for a home tie against the also unbeaten England side. Robert Rees has your Wales analysis […] READ MORE


Gatland’s Experience Shines Through

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Locked away in a dark room, Warren Gatland and Shaun Edwards are discussing winning the 6Nations. In their minds is a genuine Scottish threat heading down to the Welsh capital. But Gatland’s experience tells him not to worry. The Welsh head coach and his trusted Defensive lieutenant can always fall back on the old rugby […] READ MORE


Wales Autumn International Review: New Faces Offer Brighter Future

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Wales ended 2017 in seventh place in the World Rugby rankings, following two wins and two defeats in their Under Armour international series. Robert Rees takes a look at their campaign and gives us a Wales autumn international review. Key Performances Wales have targeted a more attacking style of rugby this autumn, but it hasn’t […] READ MORE