Is Andy Powell the future of Professional Rugby?

Probably not. The headline was difficult to avoid given this earlier post about Gavin Henson . Its a shame though. Much unlike Gavin Henson, its difficult not to feel a certain empathy with Powell. Without question his actions display an exceptional, almost enviable level of stupidity, yet still, I for one can’t help feeling a … Read more

RBS Player of the Tournament- Shitlist

That time of the tournament again and the Gods have spoken, the shortlist announced as follows:
Imanol Harinordoquy
Mathieu Bastareaud
Morgan Parra
Thierry Dusautoir
Tommy Bowe
Shane Williams
Come on lads, show some imagination will you. Undoubtedly Harinordoquy and Parra deserve their places but the rest seem to hint that this list was made before the tournament. Shane Williams, as ever the … Read more

Teams, Times and a tip for each game, 6Nations Round 3

Wales Vs France 20:00, 26/02/2010
Wales: Lee Byrne (Ospreys); Leigh Halfpenny (Cardiff Blues), James Hook (Ospreys), Jamie Roberts (Blues), Shane Williams (Ospreys); Stephen Jones (Scarlets), Richard Rees (Blues); Paul James, Huw Bennett, Adam Jones (Ospreys), Bradley Davies, Deiniol Jones (Blues), Jonathan Thomas (Ospreys), Martyn Williams (Blues), Ryan Jones (Ospreys, capt) Replacements: Ken Owens (Scarlets), Rhys Gill … Read more