What a week it’s been at the Rugby World Cup as the pool matches drew to a close. Typhoon Hagibis caused havoc and destruction, but Japan has inspired the world with their resilience both on and off the rugby field. Tuesday 8th October #RSAvCAN FT66-7 A spectacle of tries for the Springboks as they eased […]
Monday 30 September 2019 #SCOvSAM FT34-0 Kick off 11:15 BST Kobe Misaki Stadium, Kobe City Scotland’s RWC campaign is back on track as they secured a bonus point win against Samoa. After an early flurry of points for the Scots, it took them right until the final minutes to get their fourth try in what […]
Monday 23rd September #WALvGEO FT43-14 (Pool D) Kick off 11:15am, Toyota Stadium After controversy off the pitch, Wales kicked off their RWC2019 campaign with a flurry of tries, banking a bonus point by half time. A rejuvenated Georgia answered Wales’ first half dominance with two tries of their own in the second, but it was […]
After a four year wait, the Rugby World Cup kicked off on Friday evening with a visually spectacular opening ceremony celebrating the iconic culture and traditions of Japan with Mount Fuji (and Richie McCaw) at its heart. With the return of the Webb Ellis Cup to the fold, the stage was set for the tournament’s […]
The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off today in Tokyo, as hosts Japan take on Pool A rivals Russia. This is a completely new territory for the Rugby World Cup, and is the first time a World Cup has been hosted by a country other than one of the Tier 1 Nations. There is no […]
Wales’ motto, “Gorau Chwarae, Cyd Chwarae”, transposed into the social media hashtag, #togetherstronger epitomised the dragons’ approach to their Euro 2016 campaign. The debutants were underdogs from the start, but exceeded all expectations by defeating all odds firstly by toppings their group and then pulling off a miraculous victory against second ranked, Belgium, at the […]
Wales had already exceeded all expectations at the Euro2016 Finals by playing at the quarter finals against Northern Ireland last week but have now just gone and and surpassed their previous record of reaching the quarter-finals of the 1958 World Cup by securing their place at this tournament’s Semi Finals. With Belgium ranked as […]
I didn’t exist the last time the Welsh football team competed in a major tournament. Indeed, esquires Neil and Buzz hadn’t even set foot on the moon when Wales last competed on the world stage at football. Wales’ last appearance was, in fact, at the 1958 World Cup, where they were knocked out of […]
FACT: 53% of women watched #RWC2015 ! See, girls like rugby too!
Due to the popularity of my rugby gingerbread men at the 2015 World Cup, I have set up a separate blog giving these little guys their very own stage. I will post all gingerbread related materials here from now on, and so please visit http://www.gingerbreadofheaven.com for all your Six Biscuit news!