Should Wales embrace the plucky loser tag?

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Should Wales embrace the plucky loser tag? Everyone respects a trier, do they not? Before we look at what this tag means and whether it applies to Wales or not, let’s examine some of the talking points from Saturday’s early evening game. Should Wales embrace the plucky loser tag? Wales were much improved on their […] READ MORE



Is it make or break time for Pivac’s Wales?

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Is it make or break time for Pivac’s Wales? The Welsh international men’s rugby team are coming off the back of a thumping 54-16 loss to the All-Blacks. Yes, at one stage Wales were less than scores away from New Zealand but however you want to dress the result up, it was a resounding loss. […] READ MORE


Springbok end of year tour team selection: Opinion

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The Springbok end of year tour kicks off on Saturday against Scotland. Much has been said of the conservative selection, but Jacques Neinaber has opted for continuity. Which regular Springboks were not selected? The omissions from Nienaber’s squad were all injury-enforced. Faf de Klerk (hip flexor), Cheslin Kolbe (knee), Frans Malherbe (neck), Pieter-Steph du Toit […] READ MORE




Why Josh Navidi should start in the backrow against South Africa

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The choice to leave out Josh Navidi from Warren Gatland’s initial 37-man Lions squad was one that not many predicted. He was arguably Wales’ best player in their winning 2021 Six Nations campaign and he is more than capable of going toe-to-toe with the Springboks. Whilst the inclusions of Tom Curry, Taulupe Faletau and Justin […] READ MORE


Wayne Pivac disappointed with wasted chances

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Wayne Pivac has expressed his disappointment with Wales’ lack of clinical edge in their 20-20 draw with Argentina. Robert Rees brings you all the latest updates from Pivac and Player of the Game Hallam Amos. Wayne Pivac disappointed with untaken chances “We’re disappointed with the opportunities we gave them, they were very direct up the […] READ MORE