Rugby in Wales – Part 2

Rugby in Wales – Part 2

A good example of the relationship between the close-knit communities of Wales and their rugby tams was at LLanelli RFC, the club that produced both Phil Bennett and JJ Williams. It was a hard working steel town which was dominated by the rugby club. Men would finish a hard week’s work and go down to Stradey Park and support their workmates playing for the...

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Rugby Union in Wales – Part 1

Rugby Union in Wales – Part 1

The national sport of Wales is Rugby Union. It is the dream of nearly every child growing up in Wales  to one day wear the famous red shirt and run out onto the pitch at the National Stadium, before handing out a good old fashioned thrashing to their fiercest rivals, England. It has been the case for many years and any miss-justice that the Welsh feel has gone...

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The Geography of Wales

The Geography of Wales

Wales is situated on the western side of Great Britain, bordered by the Irish Sea to the west and surrounded by England in the other directions. The country is roughly around 170 mile long and 60 miles wide, and is a geographers dream. It is a mountainous country with three National Parks being located in its region. Considering the wilderness nature of the...

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