Tag: Welsh

Welsh rugby: What we learned from another weekend of derbies, defeats and fond farewells

After four defeats, Dragons celebrated a first league win of the 2023-24 season against Ospreys A rare Dragons home win, a backroom coaching member putting his hands on a referee in a Welsh derby, a Scarlets drubbing in Dublin and farewell to a Welsh rugby legend. Just another weekend in Welsh rugby. Following a week […]

Welsh Rugby Union ‘truly sorry’ after damning independent review

Steve Phillips resigned as WRU chief executive in January 2023 after allegations of sexism and misogyny were made against the governing body An independent review has found aspects of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) culture were sexist, misogynistic, racist and homophobic and not properly challenged. The WRU environment also had elements of bullying and discrimination, […]

Barbarians, Welsh derby and Ospreys in London – Just another Welsh rugby weekend

The Principality Stadium last hosted Wales v Barbarians in 2019 Even in the surreal world of Welsh rugby, the coming weekend will be strange. On Friday night you have the Swansea-based Ospreys playing a ‘home’ United Rugby Championship (URC) game in south-west London against South African outfit Sharks. Less than 24 hours later, Wales will […]

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