Peter Jackson

Articles from RugbyPaper columnist Peter Jackson.

Peter Jackson: Top Cat still carries the bruises from Meads’ knee

Clive Rowlands woke up yesterday with the same ache in his lower back, just as he has woken up every Saturday for more than half a century...

September 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson: Welsh rugby ticket prices are a tweeting disgrace

Ever since William Webb Ellis did his runner at Rugby School, there have been obvious differences between the football codes.  In Wales..

September 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson: North must show he is still worth his place

Ever since the early days on Anglesey, George North had been used to clearing obstacles at high speed in a manner reminiscent of Edwin..

September 8, 2017

Peter Jackson: Cricket lost out in battle of tortoise and Hare…

Had everything gone the way he and others planned it, Dusty Hare would never have played rugby for England. He would have captained..

August 18, 2017

Peter Jackson: Action man Alun-Wyn is charging towards record

If his track record is anything to go by, Alun-Wyn Jones will pass another landmark towards the end of the coming season. His 400th..

August 10, 2017

Peter Jackson: Johnny lost to Wales because of his colour

They carried Johnny Freeman from St. Mary’s church last week and out of what used to be Tiger Bay on a journey of no return. And so the..

August 4, 2017

Peter Jackson: How Leigh Halfpenny went from hero to zero offers in less than six months

Six months ago Leigh Halfpenny found himself under a veritable bombardment of offers on an ever-escalating scale over his next move. They..

July 26, 2017

Jacko column: Warburton an invaluable role model for all

By Peter Jackson No matter what happens from now on, nothing will stop Sam Warburton taking up permanent residence in that part of the..

July 19, 2017

Garces moved beyond see-no-evil culture when it comes to Kiwi misdemeanours

By Peter Jackson Sonny Bill Williams probably thought he would get away with it just as generations of All Blacks had been getting away..

July 12, 2017

Peter Jackson: McGeechan warned of Lions meltdown 24 years ago

Long before they knighted him for services to the game, Sir Ian McGeechan raised an issue serious enough to threaten the existence of the..

June 15, 2017