Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson column: The Welsh Lions face mauling by England

The last Lions Test team contained ten Welshmen and two English.  The numbers for the next one could very easily turn out to be the other..

July 6, 2016

Peter Jackson column: Welfare is sacrificed on altar of Test cash

For those who survived the World Cup and everything else the fates threw at them, the longest of all seasons ended yesterday more than ten..

July 1, 2016

Peter Jackson verdict: Promise fades for Wales as Steve Hansen finds a new batch

There will probably be calls this morning from Humanitarian Aid organisations for another referendum in Wales so the people can decide..

June 30, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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