THis MONTH’s WiNNERs AND LOsERs
WINNeR WomeN’s 15s coNtRacts
Female props rejoice! the rFU are awarding professional 15s contracts in the women’s game for the first time – 48 of them. so it won’t just be sevens stars able to devote themselves to high performance.
LoseR GB seVeNs seLectIoN aGoNY
Whatever the outcome for Gb’s men in rio, surely there’s a better way to handle the selection process next time? players gutted not to be picked were forced to play in Gdynia just days later – salt in the wound.
WINNeR WeLsh spoRt uNIfIed
How satisfying to see the WrU welcome 27,500 football fans for a special euro 2016 screening at the principality stadium, which the union owns and operates. there’s none of the petty jealousy of the past.
Running on empty the long season took its toll onl Wales in New Zealand this summer