31 July 2015
From The Vaults
Showing International Players articles
24 January 2015
Lest We Forget - Charles Gerald Taylor (Wales) 24/01/1915
If Charles Taylor hadn't decided to pursue a naval career he might never have become a rugby player. He was born in Ruabon, north Wales on 8 May 1863, the son of Reverend Alfred and Annie Taylor. His father was headmaster of Ruabon Grammar School, where Charles was educated.
16 December 2014
RUGBY DYNASTIES: The Gould and Bancroft Brothers
There have been many sets of brothers over the years that have played international rugby for their countries, but it was two particular sets of brothers who played pivotal parts in the rise of Welsh international rugby from 1881 to the end of the 19th century.
30 October 2014
INTERVIEW - Frik du Preez
Legendary South African forward Frik Du Preez was an archetypal player. He loved the game beyond all else. Not even the oppressive shadow of Apartheid, which darkened the game during his career, could snuff out the candle he held for the noble sport of rugby union.