Welsh to get the Lions’ share

With the eagerly-awaited announcement of the 2013 British & Irish Lions squad taking place tomorrow, this week’s blog makes a valiant (but probably foolhardy) attempt to predict the 37 faces that will be displayed behind Warren Gatland’s Sontaran-like head (thanks to the souped-up Graphics Department of Sky Sports) come Tuesday 30th April.  The fixtures of…

Close Harmony Whinging

I’m not what you’d call a stereotypical Welshman – I don’t live in Wales; I tend not to have my curry served with half chips and half rice; and I can honestly say I’ve never asked “Whose coat is that jacket”?  Having said that, I am a singer and I’ve been known to frequent a…

Are we up for the Heineken Cup?

While the sights and sounds of the raucous end to the Six Nations 2013 melt away into memory, attention turns this weekend to European rugby’s premier club competition and the Heineken Cup Quarter-Finals.  And you know what?  I’m finding it hard to care. Yes, there are eight great teams on show and, yes, the ‘Lions…