FROM THE ARCHIVES: Pro12 taken out the back and ‘put out of its misery’

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN AUGUST 2016. Officials from the Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Italian rugby unions have dramatically announced there will be no Pro12 league for the 2016/17 season. After a full twenty minutes of “passionate debate” and “soul searching”, tournament organisers agreed on Monday it was time to put the league to rest. At a…

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Wales release findings of New Zealand tour report

ORGINALLY PUBLISHED JULY 2016. After a grim summer tour to New Zealand, where Wales lost all four of its matches, the Welsh Rugby Union has released the findings of its post tour analysis report. Wales faced the All Blacks three times along with what was effectively a Chiefs ‘A/B’ team and lost by an aggregate…

Animal welfare groups outrage at ‘canary’ Welsh rugby jersey

The Welsh Rugby Union is under intense fire from animal rights group after being accused of animal cruelty. Just days after the WRU revealed its new bright yellow ‘change’ playing strip, animal rights groups have come forward with shocking claims relating to the manufacturing of the high-tech jerseys. According to PETA (People for Ethical Treatment…