Australia continue winning run over Wales

Tweet Wales 21 Australia 29 Wales tasted defeat in their opener of the 2017 Autumn Internationals as they played second fiddle to Australia at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. The visitors were the better side throughout much of the contest, with their defensive work rate keeping the hosts at arm’s length despite a valiant effort to register their 13th consecutive victory over Wales. Warren Gatland’s men drew first blood in the eighth minute when Leigh Halfpenny converted a penalty, but Australia snatched the lead five minutes later with a converted try….

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Pressure on referees higher than ever says Nigel Owens

Tweet Nigel Owens claims he wouldn’t have made it public knowledge that he is gay during his career if he was a football referee. The 45-year-old said: “It took a long time to decide that I could be myself first of all and it took a long time before I decided to tell people and I still wasn’t sure how people were going to react. “In football, I certainly wouldn’t have done it that early in my career.” Owens states Rugby can’t take the moral high ground as there is an…

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