Brennan Johnson insists Wales can shock England and keep their World Cup dream alive. Wales’ hopes of making the knockout stages were left hanging by a thread after losing 2-0 to Iran. England’s goalless draw with the United States on Friday night means that Wales still have a path to the round of 16, but qualification is out of their own hands unless they beat Gareth Southgate’s side by a four-goal margin.
It must have felt a long way from Tylorstown as Robert Page starred out towards the world's media and tried to explain how the heady optimism of just 16 ago had evaporated under a hot Arabian sun. Little more than two weeks ago, the Wales manager was in his home village, announcing the squad he would take to take to a World Cup finals, the first Wales manager to do so for 64 years. Now, that adventure already seems to drawing to a close after just two games following a 2-0 to Iran which was unexpected, but felt feasible from the moment Kieffer Moore missed an early opportunity.
Owen Watkin Is Looking To Put His Hand Up For The Twelve Jersey . . . But Knows Wales Will Have To Be Patient Against Georgia
By David Williams Owen Watkin says Wales will have to front up physically against Georgia if they are to unleash their potent back-division this Saturday. Wales’ pack were impressive during last weekend’s hard-fought 20-13 victory over Argentina where they enjoyed 58 percent of territory against the abrasive Latin Americans. Georgia will pose... Read More
Louis Rees-Zammit Admits "Massive Heat" Was On Wales After Physical Effort That "Just Wasn't Good Enough"
Louis Rees-Zammit insists the hard edge Wales showed against Argentina has to be there for every Test they play. The Gloucester player thrived at full-back at the weekend as he came through his positional switch from wing thanks to lessons on a laptop with Leigh Halfpenny. Rees-Zammit admitted the heat... Read More
Justin Tipuric has admitted Wales were rightly trashed after their thrashing by the All Blacks and it fuelled their defiant victory over Argentina. The Wales captain gave an honest assessment of the criticism he and his squad received after the defeat to New Zealand – in which they leaked eight... Read More
Justin Tipuric insists he would like to return to coaching after his playing days are over – even though he reckons Wayne Pivac lives his life in a goldfish bowl Wales captain Tipuric famously combined playing with coaching at his village club Trebanos in his younger days. This weekend the... Read More
Wayne Pivac has insisted the party is not over for Alun Wyn Jones after denying him the chance to win a 167th Test cap. The Wales had coach has played down the absence of world record cap-holder Jones from Saturday’s Autumn Nations Series clash with Argentina. The 37-year-old lock and... Read More
By David Williams Louis Rees-Zammit will start at full-back in Wales’ Autumn Nations Series clash with Argentina on Saturday. He switches from the wing to fill a problem position for Wales, with Liam Williams and Leigh Halfpenny both injured. Rees-Zammit made his Test debut after going on as a second-half substitute for Halfpenny... Read More