RUGBY UNION: NIGHTMARE!; Rogers faces citing over stamp Henry may need new captain Dally: Wales lacked ambition.GRAHAM HENRY Graham Henry (born 8 June 1946 in Christchurch) is a New Zealand Rugby Union coach, and was head coach of the country's national team, the All Blacks.
After attending Christchurch Boys High School where he was tutored in part by John Graham (All Black), Henry studied at was last night grimly facing up to his most testing time yet as Wales Wales, Welsh Cymru, western peninsula and political division (principality) of Great Britain (1991 pop. 2,798,200), 8,016 sq mi (20,761 sq km), west of England; politically united with England since 1536. The capital is Cardiff. coach.
Injuries, suspension threats and a lack of adequate alternatives have combined to give Henry a major headache to nurse alongside his bruised ego following the shattering defeat by England. Henry - who called the second half "a nightmare" - will this week sift through the wreckage of the trip to Twickenham and try to patch up his side in time to face Scotland in a fortnight.
But he could be deprived of both props - skipper David Young David Young could refer to:
Former skipper Rob Howley Robert Howley (born 13 October 1970 in Bridgend) is a former Welsh rugby union footballer. He was considered one of the greatest ever scrum-halves and gained 59 caps for Wales, 22 of them as captain.
Howley made his Wales debut in February 1996. took over the captaincy at Twickenham, but passed the speaking duties over to Garin Jenkins Garin Jenkins is a former Wales international rugby union player. He is the most capped Welsh hooker and front row forward. Jenkins played in the Rugby Union World Cup three times : 1991, 1995 and 1999. He played his club rugby for Swansea RFC.
Born in Ynysybwl on August 18th 1966. at the official post- match dinner. Rogers came through physically unscathed but could be hit by a lengthy ban if he is cited today for an alleged stamping incident at a ruck ruck 1
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England were yesterday discussing the incident with the match commissioner, who has until this morning to decide whether or not to act. If Newport powerhouse Rogers
is hit by a suspension it would be a massive blow to Wales because he was one of the very few Welsh players who caused England any problems during the 46-12 hammering.
Henry will consider changes and senior players such as Howley, Shane Howarth Shane Paul Howarth (born 8 July 1968) was a New Zealand born international rugby union player who gained 4 caps and scored 54 points for the All Blacks before later switching allegiance to Wales, attaining 19 Welsh caps. and hooker Jenkins will all come under threat.
But the coach confessed: "There is not a lot of pressure on these players from people outside the squad.
"I hope that doesn't mean there is a motivation problem for players in the side because they think they are secure.
"But the fact is we just don't have that many international quality players.
"There are not that many new alternatives about and to blood them in the Six Nations is a big ask."
While England march on towards the first Six Nations Grand Slam grand slam
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The former England captain blasted Wales for their lack of ambition and added: "Wales disappointed me.
"They seemed to just want to play a territorial game.
"We showed a lot more ambition than them. All they wanted to do was kick the ball away and play for penalties.
"I was surprised by their approach, but not by the way they ended up giving away so many penalties.
"They were not harshly dealt with. In fact, I think the referee showed a lot of patience with them."