In Defence of Warren’s Welsh Lions

Ross Moriarty

On Wednesday last week Warren Gatland announced his 41 man squad to tour New Zealand this summer, consisting of 16 Englishmen, 12 Welshmen, 11 from Ireland and 2 Scots if anyone’s counting… and why should they be?At least that was Warren Gatland’s reasoning when prompted on the uneven nationality split:

Six Nations 2017: Scotland Player Ratings Versus Italy


Comfortably beating inferior sides has hardly been a hallmark of Scottish rugby over the last few years so after the calamity at Twickenham last week the optimism generated among supporters by wins against Wales and Ireland was laced with trepidation ahead of kick off. The Murrayfield faithful’s fears proved groundless

Six Nations 2017: Wales Player Ratings versus France


Wales succumbed to what will surely go down as the most farcical and latest finish in Six Nations history after conceding a converted try following 20 minutes of injury time. Scrum resets, sin-binnings, HIAs, alleged cheating, biting accusations and uncertainty over the use of replacements were all talking points from