What do we know about Dewi Lake?

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Wayne Pivac named his Six Nations squad earlier on this week and it did include a couple of uncapped players and a particular player that should interest supporters will be hooker Dewi Lake. It has been a very interesting career for Lake who started player rugby at Valley Ravens as a youngster before moving on […] READ MORE


ANALYSIS: Louis Rees-Zammit’s Six Nations performance so far

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Wales Louis Rees-Zammit’s performances to date have arguably seen him viewed as the player of the Six Nations so far. The 20-year-old Gloucester winger has shown all of his potential with examples of his pedigree that is obvious even only in his first few Tests for Wales. That includes a solid, error-free performance against Ireland […] READ MORE


Scotland vs Wales: 3 key head-to-head battles

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There are 3 key head-to-head battles that will play out in this weekend’s Scotland vs Wales Six Nations fixture. Each with a different level of importance on the game’s outcome. From the backline, to the flank, match-ups here could define how well Scotland can attack the Welsh visitors, and vice versa. James Skeldon names his […] READ MORE


Dafydd James completes 31 Marathons in 31 Days

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Former Wales and British and Irish Lion Dafydd James ran 31 marathons for the duration of January. He covered 812.2 miles altogether when he finished yesterday by running, rowing or cycling. The former winger opened up last February, admitting he had considered taking his own life after experiencing anxiety and panic attacks following his retirement. […] READ MORE


Mid-table Purgatory; Hard Truths: What’s Wrong with Cardiff Blues

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Cardiff Blues’ Director of Rugby, John Mulvihill, has left his role six months prior to its planned three-year expiry. The region shiftily cited “personal reasons”. Dai Young, original Blues coach, has returned as interim Director of Rugby. Blues are stalled in fourth place, having won five of eleven games in the Guinness Pro14 this season. […] READ MORE


The Festive Welsh Rugby Derbies Preview

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Wales‘ national team has had a torrid year and the regional teams haven’t fared much better, but the festive Welsh rugby derbies are here regardless. Can they add a little sparkle to an otherwise ugly year as they battle to be the best Welsh region? History has a little something to say about that. History […] READ MORE


Rugby is boring: How it can be fixed

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Not all rugby is boring. It’s northern hemisphere rugby, as exemplified by the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup, that has the issue. So what? Kiwis and Ozzies have been pointing that out for decades. But it’s objectively bad when English rugby royalty are complaining about the state of rugby after their team has just won both […] READ MORE


Who could win the 2023 Rugby World Cup? Wales edition

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You can’t predict much these days, but you can be sure, on any given weekend, an international-level coach will say, “we’re building a squad for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.” But does this hold much meaning? It’s catchy, it moves the interview on, but when the winners and the losers are saying it, it seems […] READ MORE