Gatland has difficult choices ahead of him in terms of filling the backrow positions for the first test … but he’ll probably have even more sleepless nights over the same issue before the second test.
Judging by how Warren Gatland has been selecting his Lions teams thus far, there’s a strong chance that the lad who played the least rugby of anybody in the squad during the 2012-13 regular season [a mere 584 minutes, and all of them in the Pro12 for a perennial basement outfit] could be the first name on the teamsheet for the most important game of the tour. Continue reading →
Mole woke up this morning with an excitement only felt at Christmas time as a nipper. Wales had looked good against South Africa but hadn’t won and didn’t have a rake of Heineken Cups in the locker back home. Surely they’d run out of puff at some stage and make some stupid decisions running laterally and offloading in the ‘Welsh Way’. Continue reading →