Peter Jackson

Warren Gatland’s Lions job hits Welsh rebuilding

In December 2013, at the height of the Welsh war when the four regions had been driven towards eloping to the English Premiership, the WRU..

December 1, 2016 with 0 Comments

Help! We’re all being overrun by the imports

By PETER JACKSON Within the next 12 months Ireland will be free to cap several more nomadic New Zealanders.    Scotland will be equally..

November 25, 2016 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson column: It’s high time someone at the WRU apologised

No matter how often they fail against the big three, Team Wales never fail to trot out the same trite excuses. No matter how grim the..

November 17, 2016

Peter Jackson: Clowns? No the joke’s on Wales when Aussies call

Wales take their annual autumn shot at the Wallabies next Saturday, driven by the assumption that they cannot go on missing indefinitely...

November 2, 2016

Peter Jackson: Gatland’s Law pays no heed to loyalty

The Welsh Rugby Union really ought to write a thankyou letter to those nice people who run the big English clubs, Premier Rugby Ltd. There..

October 27, 2016

Peter Jackson: Limited space? All Blacks find acres of it

One day last February after an unusually turgid round of Six Nations matches, Warren Gatland made a few observations of a strictly..

October 21, 2016

Peter Jackson: RPA must act over this concussion blackout

Gerry Gilpin and Ben Herring are poles apart – the former on the outer rim of Western Europe in Belfast, the other on the way to..

October 13, 2016

Peter Jackson: Tom Prydie return has reminded us of fame’s fickle nature

Tom Prydie came out of the shadows on Friday night after the longest ten months of his turbulent rugby life. As reintroductions go it may..

October 7, 2016

Peter Jackson: Try the new Premiership game: Spot an Englishman!

When Newcastle and Leicester squared up at Kingston Park last Sunday, they set a record of sorts, one that appeared to pass without a..

September 29, 2016

Peter Jackson column: The Cardiff flier forced to abandon his dream

Billy Boston now has a life-sized statue of his very own in Wigan, a bronze creation for which the town clubbed together to raise £90,000...

September 15, 2016