‘Nobody was listening’: Wales kick off Six Nations under a cloud of scandal

The game in Wales is reeling from allegations of a culture of sexism and misogyny at the WRU

A Six Nations weekend in the Welsh capital is usually one fizzing with fun, excitement and wild partying. Visit Wales’s description is not too far wide of the mark: “There’s nowhere on earth like Cardiff on international rugby day.”

But Saturday’s tournament opener against Ireland has been overshadowed by a harrowing sexism and misogyny scandal that has engulfed the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), the governing body of the sport in Wales.

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