Man Wins £125,000 On Bet His Infant Grandson Would Play For Wales

On Tuesday, 16-year-old Harry Wilson made his international debut for Wales in a World Cup qualifying match against Belgium. It was a big day for Wilson, but perhaps an even bigger day for his grandfather, who cashed in big time on a 15-year-old bet as soon as his grandson stepped onto the pitch. » 10/16/13 4:57pm 10/16/13 4:57pm

If This Play Is Any Indication, We Should All Start Watching Rugby

Rugby isn't just ruptured testicles (though we'd probably pay more attention to it if it was): It's a game of heart, toughness, crafty play under pressure and occasional improvisational brilliance. This, a score by Ireland in its match against Wales earlier today, is the best rugby play we have ever seen. It's also… » 2/02/13 12:45pm 2/02/13 12:45pm

Welsh Rugby Out To Kill All Kinds Of Popes, Not Just The Catholic Ones

This story is strange on a number of levels. In 2008, two Welsh doctors discovered that going back to 1883, five roman Catholic Popes had died whenever Wales rugby won the Grand Slam. The Grand Slam, of course, is when one team in the annual Six Nations Championship beats all the other teams in a given year. The six… » 4/21/12 11:20am 4/21/12 11:20am

Racist Tweets About Fabrice Muamba Get Student 56 Days In Jail

When Bolton's Fabrice Muamba collapsed and his heart stopped for more than an hour, onlookers could only pray. The professionals could do more, defibrillating his heart back into action and saving his life. Meanwhile, a 21-year-old Welsh asshole was merrily Tweeting away that he hoped Muamba was dead, and hurling… » 3/27/12 10:00am 3/27/12 10:00am

An Update On Telling You Which Soccer Player Had An Affair With This…

We felt very bad last time. We hate blind items (though we did guess Ryan Giggs). But there's this thing in the UK where celebrities can get court-ordered injunctions against newspapers publishing items about their personal lives. They're called injunctions, and lots of celebrities have them, and together the whole… » 5/09/11 11:35am 5/09/11 11:35am