WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY: What lies in store?

The eighth edition of Rugby World Cup kicks off tonight with an opening ceremony that promises to be…brief.  Our man on the ground will be Shôn Douglas.  Here, he gives his thought’s on what we can expect…   I’m currently sat on a National Express coach bound for London, consoling myself about the lack of…

NEWS: CEO Roger Lewis to leave WRU

It was announced today that Roger Lewis, the WRU Group Chief Executive, will leave his post in October.  Lewis, who has held Welsh rugby’s top job since 2006 said of his resignation, “The time is now right for me to step down after a remarkable period at the helm of the Welsh Rugby Union.  It…

Judgement Day for David, Roger and WRU Board?

These are dangerous days for the men at the top of the Welsh Rugby Union.  Yes, Roger Lewis (Group Chief Executive) and David Pickering (Chairman of the WRU Board) are well and truly under the cosh at present as they fight a battle on two fronts.  On the one side they know time is running…