Warren Gatland’s Wales are being savaged after they endured a record 35-7 loss to Scotland, one which had actually meant 140 years of components in between the nations.
It implied Wales have actually currently endured succeeding beats at the beginning of a Six Nations advocate the very first time because 2007.
Captain Ken Owens stated: “We had a really good first-half performance and were perhaps a bit unlucky not to go in slightly ahead at half-time. In the second half we put pressure on ourselves and they punished us. When you are winning and you have got momentum, it is hard to lose, and there is a flip side to that.
“It is early days with a new coaching staff and some new players coming in. We need to work hard and we have got to find a win. We believe in what we are trying to achieve.”
It might be very early days for the Gatland regimen yet it’s been 2 and also half years of inadequate outcomes for 2020 Guinness Six Nations champs.
They weren’t saved online.
Renowned rugby author Peter Jackson asked whether Wales would certainly win a suit the whole competition. “Wales have won as many Six Nations’ Grand Slams as England, Ireland and Scotland put together. Therefore the question with 3 matches left sounds almost like sacrilege: Are they going to win one?”
Wales have actually won as several Six Nations’ Grand Slams as England, Ireland and also Scotland created. Therefore the concern with 3 suits left audios nearly like sacrilege: Are they going to win one?
— Peter Jackson (@JackoRugby) February 11, 2023
Welsh rugby Youtuber Squidge reached recommending Rugby World Cup minnows would certainly be fantasizing their opportunities versus Warren Gatland’s guys. “Portugal must be licking their lips watching Wales.”
Portugal need to be licking their lips viewing Wales.
— Squidge Rugby (@SquidgeRugby) February 11, 2023
Welsh rugby Tweeter James Phillips assumed that the wood spoon may be the prize that Wales are in the quest for. “Wales looking every bit like wooden spoon contenders. A reflection of where Welsh rugby is at present.”
Wales looking equally like wood spoon competitors. A representation of where Welsh rugby goes to existing. #SCOvWAL
— Jamie Phillips (@JNPhillips 4) February 11, 2023
Commentator and also author Sam Roberts mischievously pondeed if the guys in red can also handle win the mythological prize for completing last. “Kinghorn to Van Der Merwe works as well as Van Der Merwe to Kinghorn. Russell on point again. Wales will do well to win the wooden spoon at this rate.”
Kinghorn to Van Der Merwe functions in addition toVan Der Merwe to Kinghorn Russell on factor once again.
Wales will certainly succeed to win the wood spoon at this price.
— Sam Roberts (@SamRoberts Comms) February 11, 2023
reporter Andrew Baldock likewise recommended it currently a‘strong possibility’ “Scotland very good. Wales’ attacking game worse than abysmal. Huge fortnight for Gatland and his players. Wooden spoon a strong possibility on today’s evidence.”
Scotland great. Wales’ assaulting video game even worse than abysmal. Huge fortnight for Gatland and also his gamers. Wooden spoon a likelihood on today’s proof.
— Andrew Baldock (@balders2) February 11, 2023
Wales Online reporter Matthew Southcombe compared it to be at the base of a really high hill. “Four defeats in a row for Wales now. The manner of the defeats are deeply concerning. Scotland in total control from start to finish. 6N is now a write-off for Wales but how does Gatland sort this out before the World Cup? They are at the foot of an extremely high mountain.”
Four beats straight for Wales currently.
The way of the beats are deeply worrying. Scotland in complete control from begin to coating.
6N is currently a write-off for Wales yet exactly how does Gatland kind this out prior to the World Cup?
They are at the foot of a very high hill.
— Matthew Southcombe (@MattSouth7) February 11, 2023
Talismanic flyhalf Dan Biggar was likewise on cutting block, falling short to execute after mixing the pot with sharp remarks around Scotland pre-game.
The Rugby Scribbler captured the state of mind writing: “I really rate (and usually like) Dan Biggar. But after this week, I’m glad Scotland absolutely hammered him. Don’t dish that level of s*** if you’re not up to it.”
I actually price (and also normally like)Dan Biggar But hereafter week, I’m pleased Scotland definitely hammered him. Don’t recipe that degree of spunk if you’re not up to it.
Same point individuals have actually easily criticised Scotland for, for several years. Touch é.
— The Rugby Scribbler? (@RugbyScribbler) February 11, 2023
The clock is ticking for Gatland, Biggar and also Wales, that seriously require to locate some kind prior to the Rugby World Cup in France later on this year.
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