During the glorious summer of 2016 when Wales progressed to the semi-finals of the European Championships much was made of the fact that it was Wales' first showing in a major international tournament since 1958, when a Pele goal knocked Wales out in the quarter finals of the World Cup. For Welsh fans like me, … Continue reading Book Review: Trailing Clouds of Glory by Nick Burnell
I missed the France vs Ireland match but by all accounts I didn't miss much as France scored a late try to edge it 10-9. Wales faced Scotland in Cardiff and to the relief of a nation Dan Biggar had overcome injury to return. Wales got off to a great start as Gareth Davies ran … Continue reading 6 Nations 2016 Part 2: Power Prevails
It's that time of year again! The Six Nations is far and away my favourite sports tournament and Wales got their campaign underway today in Dublin. It did not start well as the Irish built up an impressive 13-0 lead and things got worse when Dan Biggar had to retire from the field and Rhys … Continue reading 6 Nations 2016 Part 1: Don’t you know who I am?