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Peter Jackson column: Jonathan Davies loses his mentor and Wales lose a star

A beacon of pure brilliance went out shortly before midnight on Thursday.    Peter Corrigan, for so long a permanent fixture among the..

June 24, 2016 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson verdict: Wales bewitched by Beauden Barrett

There is such a terrible beauty about Beauden Barrett that as soon as he appeared Wales had good reason to fear the worst, that the game..

June 23, 2016 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson column: Rugby has become too destructive for own good

The human wreckage of one club’s season can be gauged from some brutal facts – 30 significant injuries requiring more than 20..

June 17, 2016 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson verdict: The All Blacks got up off the canvas

Peter The cognoscenti had been nodding all over New Zealand all week in agreement with Christian Cullen’s prognosis, that Wales..

June 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

The incredible story of Connacht sensation Niyi Adeolokun

Tony Smeeth was watching the Pro12 Grand Final from his father’s hospital bedside in Dorchester when a familiar figure flashed across the..

June 10, 2016

Peter Jackson column: Wales, it’s time to give All Blacks a real Test!

When Wales touched down in Auckland the other day, the All Blacks did their level best to ensure them a soft landing. In doing so, their..

June 9, 2016

Peter Jackson column: Fans flock to watch match with no meaning

England against Wales at Twickenham last autumn resulted in the hosts being ejected from the World Cup with indecent haste. The next door..

June 3, 2016

Peter Jackson column: The Welshman who helped spark Saracens’ revolution

Mark Evans has never forgotten his first night of European football, watching Cardiff City beat Real Madrid from the blue-collar Grange End..

May 26, 2016

Peter Jackson column: James Davies can use Warren Gatland snub to star in Olympics

According to Warren Gatland, New Zealand is no country for young men to be initiated into the ranks of Test rugby, especially those of the..

May 20, 2016

Six Nations heads for talks on relegation

The organisers of the Six Nations are to consider introducing promotion and relegation to the world’s oldest annual international..

May 17, 2016

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