Interviews

Interview with Bleddyn Bowen

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Interview with Bleddyn Bowen

Delighted to be able to publish an interview conducted with Bleddyn Bowen. As a player he was a silky, polished footballer, underrated by many. Bleddyn was captain of Wales during the Triple Crown campaign in 1988 and played with many great players through a great rugby career.  Here are the questions posed to Bleddyn and is fantastic responses to those questions. Q1. Lets start with your childhood. How did you get into rugby?Answer- Growing up in a small  mining village in the Swansea Valley  named Trebanos where rugby was a religion  and living just a stone throw away from the...

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Interview with Gareth Davies

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Interview with Gareth Davies

Delighted to have an interview with Gareth Davies. Growing up was a player I loved watching him from the terraces with his spiraling touch finding kicks and how he glided across a rugby pitch. A fantastic rugby player.  Gareth has been heavily involved with the administrative side of rugby at many levels for a number of years and he was delighted just to talk about the playing side of the game in this interview. 1/ How did you get started in rugby and did you have a player you wanted to be as a child? Answer - I grew up...

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Interview with Steve Boyle

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Interview with Steve Boyle

Steve Boyle was a dominant second row forward who represented Gloucester for many years. Steve after years of waiting finally became an international with England in 1983 and that same year became a British and Irish Lion, when he was named in the squad that toured New Zealand. Steve now owns the Pilgrim Hotel, a Country Hotel based in Herefordshire. Well worth a visit for a spot of luxury.. Here are the questions set to him and his answers. 1/ You played over 300 games for Gloucester, making your debut in 1972. What are your recollections of your debut for Gloucester?...

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Interview with Scott Hastings

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Interview with Scott Hastings

Delighted to be able to publish this interview conducted with Scottish international and British and Irish Lions star, Scott Hastings. Scott was capped 65 times by his country and toured on two occasions with the British and Irish Lions to Australia and New Zealand respectively. Scott played in two tests, winning both times in the second and third tests against Australia which meant the winning of that test series. A fantastic achievement. Here is the interview with a great rugby man. 1/ You and your brother, another rugby great, Gavin Hastings, both made your debut in 1986 for Scotland against...

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