Time's Right for Champs to Send out a Message

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Time's Right for Champs to Send out a Message


Byline: Paul Wallace

BY HOW much? That will be the feeling of most present at the Aviva today, and you have to say rightly so. The farthest I got in the European Cup was in the inaugural year when Leinster were knocked out in the semis by Cardiff. I can remember watching video before that game and studying how a Cardiff dummy maul was created to suck in defenders before off loading to Emyr Lewis in space. Our back row were told over and over again not to get sucked in and to wait for Lewis. But, of course, our adrenalin-fuelled back row smashed in and Lewis strolled through for a defining try early on. Comical now, frustrating back then. In 1996, Cardiff, and all the Welsh clubs for that matter, were the semi-pros and we were very amateur. How things turn around.

Cardiff travelled to Glasgow last Saturday with their PRO12 hopes on the line. Smashed 30-3, leaking four tries and then apparently getting more smashed that night and the following morning. Look, I am a big supporter of players letting their hair down post-match, but with two away games in seven days before a huge game? And then the Gavin Henson incident? Henson appears more interested in occupying headlines off the field rather than on it, and for that reason we best just forget about him for the good of the game. There is a very admirable loyalty in Welsh club rugby -- the antithesis of the Irish professional game -- but for the Welsh public to support someone with such a heinous track record sums up why the club and national sides vary so much in performance. The Blues are without the absolute role models that can change the Welsh club culture in Jamie Roberts and Sam Warburton, but they still have serious talent. Gethin Jenkins, Martyn Williams, Xavier Rush, Lloyd Williams, Casey Laulala, Alex Cuthbert, Leigh Halfpenny. …

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