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  1. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Nice story from Nigel Owen, at the France v Italy match yesterday, he was heard speaking Welsh during the game.....Stephen Varney the Italian scrum half was born and brought up in Pembrokeshire, and played rugby for Crymych RFC.....nobody speaks English in Crymych....even Stephen's mother...
  2. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    I thought S4C was available on all Freeview/Sky boxes (i get BBC Alba and BBC Scotland on my box) my brother lives in London and he watches S4C ...ah well i may be wrong... UPDATE, just copied from S4C website: "In England, Scotland and Northern Ireland S4C is available on Sky 134, Freesat 120...
  3. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Seeking, you should of linked to S4C turned the volume off and listened to radio commentary....its what my Mam does! (My mam can't speak Welsh, but my Dad, brother, sister and I can) Congratulations England, deserved winners, fair play to Wales though we defended well, and i genuinely expected...
  4. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    OK all here we go again.. so England by at least 10, Ireland by 15, France by 10. However i'll leave you with my usual message enjoy the rugby all, shout at the TV, drink some beer, sing loud sing proud, but Dewch mlan Cymru/Come on Wales....we live in hope. Cheers Aled
  5. Aled

    The Close Season What You Doing Today Thread?

    Club probationary period now over, and I have my own dog so..I Made my first solo trip to the marsh as a wildfowler this week. No duck! Cheers Aled
  6. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Weekend nearly upon us, cant see much happening on the Wales front although we live in hope! Ireland should beat Georgia, and France v Italy may be a nice watch for the neutral! Cheers Aled
  7. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    That's really sad news i will never forget watching that game in Tregaron with a load of French Bretons, Tregaron was twinning with Plouvien a town in Brittany that same weekend. Condolences to family and friends. Aled
  8. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Ok all the only game i watched fully was the Wales v Georgia one, and it was not that entertaining, cant see England being too concerned next week. Did watch the last 30mins of England v Ireland, England looked to be quite comfortable, and listened to the 2nd half of the Scotland v France match...
  9. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Well enjoy the games being played this weekend. I just hope Wales get a win, if not Pivac is in big trouble! Cheers Aled
  10. Aled

    How to fly fish deep pools?

    Sadly Andrew i never met the Malcolm Edwards from Aberystwyth.
  11. Aled

    How to fly fish deep pools?

    This is something i've found works for sea trout, it may work for salmon (i did catch one once!) fast sinking line, relatively short leader aluminium tube, cast slightly upstream of square, put upstream mend in the line immediately after cast, wait a few seconds for the line to straighten then a...
  12. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Ah well at least our football team have put a smile on Welsh faces! Cheers Aled
  13. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Well here we go guys, the Grandson of an English great, James Botham is making his international debut on Saturday.....for Wales! Big and brave changes from Pivac, providing we don't get into an arm wrestle we may be OK. but as i said may be OK, if Georgia want to turn one of us over, Saturday...
  14. Aled

    Nice pint out of my nom de plume

    Ahh i live in West Wales....
  15. Aled

    Nice pint out of my nom de plume

    Afon Aled North Wales!
  16. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    Only if your Wife/Partner/Mam tells you are OK? Cheers Aled Ps: You live in Wales and i presume by your comment you can speak those languages, good for you and well done.....now why cant you speak Welsh? (sorry mate couldn't resit it.... ;) )
  17. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    According to my Mam (Welsh born but a non Welsh speaker) it does, now if you want to argue with an educated Valleys Welsh woman, that's up to you personally i wouldn't recommend it...... Cheers Aled
  18. Aled

    The Close Season What You Doing Today Thread?

    Lovely looking burn there Lamson or "nant" as i'd call em here in Wales. Cheers Aled
  19. Aled

    Six Nations 2020.

    OK time to throw a spanner in the works....what if you are from a service family, where you go where you are posted? If my memory serves me correctly George North was born in England....as his Dad was in the RAF! Cheers Aled PS: I often share the office with a London Irishman, one of his...
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