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Who Is Wales’ Greatest Ever Player – Ryan Giggs Or Gareth Bale?

CARDIFF, WALES - MARCH 25: Gareth Bale looks on as he sits out with an injury with Ryan Giggs during the Wales training session ahead of their UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier against England on March 25, 2011 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

One year on from Wales’ miraculous run to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, we take a comparative look at the careers of Gareth Bale and Ryan Giggs. Wales might be considered traditionally one of the weaker football nations, especially with rugby seen to be their number one sport but they have produced plenty of memorable footballers throughout the years. Billy …

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Lions To Call Up As Many As Six New Players For Chiefs Clash

ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 15: Warren Gatland, the Lions head coach looks on during the British & Irish Lions training session held at the Rotorua International Stadium on June 15, 2017 in Rotorua, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The British & Irish Lions could call up as many as six players for next weekend’s fixture against the Chiefs in order to protect their Test 23. With Owen Farrell’s participation in the first Test in serious doubt and Stuart Hogg’s tour already over with an eye injury, Warren Gatland looks set to draft in reinforcements as he aims to preserve …

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Lions Scrum-Half Picks Out Key New Zealand Man That Must Be Stopped

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 07: (L-R) Hame Faiva, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Charlie Faumuina, Rieko Ioane, Sam Nock, Sonny Bill Williams and Stephen Perofeta of the Blues celebrate after winning the match between the Auckland Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Welsh scrum-half Rhys Webb has admitted that the British and Irish Lions must do all that they can to stop ‘monster’ All-Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams if they are to have any success on their tour of New Zealand this summer. Williams both conjured and set up two moments of world-class play which handed the Lions their first tour defeat at the …

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Wales Lose Two Coaches For Summer Tour

Two coaches have withdrawn from Wales’ tour to Tonga and Samoa this summer, hampering preparations for a squad missing 12 of its frontline players due to Lions duty. Cardiff Blues coach Danny Wilson was originally named as part of interim head coach Robin McBryde’s coaching team back in December, along with fellow regional coaches Matt Sherratt (also Cardiff Blues) and …

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England Get The ‘Pool Of Death’ In Rugby World Cup Draw

INVERCARGILL, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 17: A general view of the Webb Ellis Cup ahead of during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Argentina and Romania at Rugby Park Stadium on September 17, 2011 in Invercargill, New Zealand. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

The draw for the next Rugby World Cup has taken place in Kyoto, Japan today – and England have been saddled with the dreaded “pool of death.” Twelve of the twenty spots have already been filled, meaning that we have a relatively clear idea of the task facing each nation in Japan in 2019. The remaining eight will need to …

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