Jackson column: Somme hero Williams was the perfect wing

By Peter Jackson Some of the biggest names in the game have given it their best shot at the most elusive target in Test rugby – a strike..

July 21, 2016 with 0 Comments

Steve Smith: Phillips can continue long line of Sale’s magic No.9s

By John Newcombe SALE legend Steve Smith has backed Mike Philips to add his name to the club’s long roster of scrum-half greats. Sale..

July 21, 2016 with 0 Comments

Shane Williams column: We need success to win back fans from football

By Shane Williams Welsh rugby has a very real battle on its hands next season and I don’t just mean from all-conquering England. The..

July 15, 2016 with 0 Comments

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

Dylan Hartley can challenge captain Sam Warburton says Fran Cotton

Dylan Hartley’s conversion from serial offender into a challenger to Sam Warburton as Lions captain is given a ringing endorsement today..

July 5, 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

Shane Williams column: We need to take a lead from Liam Williams

Mentally and physically, Wales’ final Test against New Zealand was a complete miss-match. Wales may want to take on the best in the world..

June 30, 2016

We’re right to follow England says Scott Quinnell

Former Wales No.8 Scott Quinnell believes the WRU’s decision to resurrect an ‘A’ team will help close the gap on the world’s best..

June 29, 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

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