Rugby: Gibbs plans to spoil England dream again; WALES v ENGLAND.SCOTT GIBBS Scott Gibbs (born 23 January 1971 in Bridgend) is a former rugby footballer who represented Wales and the Lions in rugby union and Wales and Great Britain in rugby league. His most memorable feats were his performance in the 1997 British Lions tour to South Africa (in which he was - destroyer of England's Grand Slam grand slam
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And the bad news for England, who the Welsh take on in Cardiff, is that he's not planning to quit the international scene for some time yet.
He has come a long way since that January day 10 years ago when he and fellow teenager, Neil Jenkins, got their first taste of international rugby and England gained a first Arms Park victory for 28 years.
Two British Lions tours, plus a successful rugby league career with St Helens, 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. and Great Britain, would be enough for many players to call time on their careers.
But not 30-year-old Gibbs, who has targeted a third Lions' trip this summer after what he hopes will be a successful Six Nations campaign.
He said: "I don't think that I've enjoyed my rugby as much as I have this season. I am still here 10 years on from making my Wales debut. I've had my ups and downs ups and downs
Alternating periods of good and bad fortune or spirits.
ups and downs
alternating periods of good and bad luck or high and low spirits but so do most sportsmen."
One of the ups came on on April 11, 1999 when the Welsh defeated England 32-31 to stop them winning the Grand Slam at Wembley.
Gibbs launched one of sport's great smash-and-grab raids, blasting through the England defence for an injury-time try and Jenkins completed the job with a nerveless nerve·less
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2. Lacking courage; spineless or cowardly.
3. Calm and controlled in trying circumstances; cool. conversion.
Swansea skipper Gibbs, who had a disappointing European Cup, said: "People keep reminding me of that try. We are back home this time but we are up against one of the world's best sides.
"However, we can beat them if we work as a team."