Millions of proud welshmen & women are getting behind their national team as they Stay on course, for yet another grand slam, If they achieve the ultimate goal of remaining unbeaten, it will be their 3rd slam in 8 years.
The welsh were made to work hard for the win with just 3 first half penalties by Leigh half penny, before veteran centre Jamie Roberts went over for the first of Wales`s 2 tries, 10 mins into the second half. Before having to wait until there was only 3 minutes left on the clock, before Wales wing Alex Cuthbert went over in the corner,for the second try. Which was enough to comfortably see off the Italians 24- 03 . The only glitch on the Welsh record as a 3 point penalty from the boot of Mirco Bergomasco.
The Italians came to play a damage limitation exercise and their overall defencive work was immense. But the stamina and conditioning of the welsh shone through in the second half of the match.
Wales fly half Rhys Priestland stated that a improvement and a step up in performance would be required for their championship decider against France. Whilst George North is confident that Wales’ Grand Slam-chasing squad can sidestep the external hype and hysteria that will surround their every move this week.
The welsh side are the only unbeaten team left in the championship. having already secured the Triple crown, having already beaten Ireland , Scotland & then England before Yesterdays match. They play France at home at the Millanium stadium, Cardiff Next Saturday K.O 14:45
What do you think? Can wales do it again and win a third grand slam in 8 years. Do you think they will even win the Championship At the moment England Are in second place with 6 points compared to Wales`s 8 and a 35 point cushion. So nothing is guaranteed for the welsh Although they would need to loose heavily to france and England to win comfortably to loose the title. Do they even deserve to win? Who has played the best rugby this year? & Who has been the best player in this years 6 nations Championship? Let us know what you think?
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