An Illustrated History of Welsh Rugby by James Stafford

An Illustrated History of Welsh Rugby – OUT NOW

An Illustrated History of Welsh Rugby: Fun, Facts and Stories from 140 years of International Rugby from East Terrace editor James Stafford and illustrator Raluca Moldovan is out now from Polaris Publishing. Full of tales of fighting clergymen, poisoned arrows and deathbed confessionals, James Stafford’s An Illustrated History of Welsh Rugby takes a unique look at the games, the players, the…

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A fresh viewpoint on rugby from a neglected East Terrace

The East Terrace is back. But for those that have come to revisit an old haunt, the view is going to be a bit different. When the original website was launched back in 2004, there was very little irreverent rugby writing on the interweb. What sprinkle of rugby humour that did litter the net tended to…

East Terrace editor to publish history of Welsh national rugby team

The founder and editor of The East Terrace, James Stafford, is set to publish his first rugby book. In February 2021, Polaris Publishers will release “An Illustrated History of Welsh Rugby: Fun Facts and Stories from 140 Years of International Rugby“. It will be the first in a series and followed by the history of…

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…