Warren Gatland Lands “Best Job” in World Rugby

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by Molly Smith (editor), Last Word on Rugby Yesterday it was finally revealed that Warren Gatland will be the man in charge as the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand looms. After coaching the 2013 squad to a 2-1 series win in Australia, Wales‘ head coach will temporarily step down from his role […] READ MORE


Coaching Changes For Wales?

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With all three New Zealand tests lost and the midweek test vs. the Waikato Chiefs being a demolition at kindest, do Wales need coaching changes? It is fair to say that the a lot of Welsh fans right now want coaching changes of some sort, whether it be head coach, attack coach or some other change along the […] READ MORE


All Blacks v Wales: Final Test Thrashing

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Another impressive performance by Beauden Barrett has seen a final test thrashing from a dominant All Blacks side 46-6 over a tired Wales side in Dunedin. Celebrating the 50th tests for Aaron Smith (pictured) and Brodie Retallick, they ended the Series on a high. In one of the Welsh teams poorest performances against an All Blacks team in recent history, […] READ MORE


Wales Team Versus All Blacks Announced

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The Wales team versus All Blacks was announced at 12 midnight on Thursday night, but what do the Welsh think of the selection of some players new and experienced?  Wales Team Versus All Blacks Announced There are two changes to the Welsh team that started against the All Blacks in the first test. This sees the […] READ MORE


Welsh Injuries Mount Up In New Zealand

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The first summer test in the three match series saw Welsh injuries mount with the injury of George North, but also a minor knock it seems to Gareth Anscombe.  WELSH INJURY WOES George North has been sent home with what Wales has called ”a significant tear”. He caused the All Blacks so many problems in the […] READ MORE


‘Beaver’ Inspires As Chiefs Beat Wales

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After five-years since his first run-on start, Stephen Donald (pictured) has led the Chiefs Super Rugby team to a dominant 40-7 win over Wales. The expectation was high, but with ‘Beaver’ in fine form, the Chiefs beat Wales in an result only some had predicted. Over 17,000 strong packed into FMG Stadium, Waikato tonight to witness an […] READ MORE


All Blacks Satisfied With Belief Shown

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Keiran Read and Steve Hansen have acknowledged that the All Blacks opening performance of 2016 wasn’t without it’s flaws, but applauded the attitude and belief shown by the team to come back after being down at halftime. It leaves the All Blacks satisfied in their performance, but with much to improve upon. “The whole group of […] READ MORE


Wales Rugby Side Announced for Opening Test

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Head coach Warren Gatland has named a quality side to run out onto Eden Park on Saturday June 11. Returning captain Sam Warburton has proved fit and able to confront the ‘best in the world’. A physical test that only a fit man should approach, and his bold actions underline the man who five years […] READ MORE


Drawing Swords Between Two Quality Coaches

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Every once in a while, the focus can shift from a team sport toward the sidelines. Not always and more than likely only when the two have a history that intertwines, as the conversion swings off of the players or tactics, and it shifts; to a degree, onto coaching staffs and management. It can be […] READ MORE