Part-time Welsh rugby fans have started taking their Welsh rugby jerseys out of storage this weekend, ahead of Wales’s Six Nations clash with England.
The fans, known to shy away from club games during the rest of the year, are eager to see a Welsh win over the Old Enemy when Wales take on England at the Millennium Stadium this Friday.
Fan Dennis DoubleGunt told WalesOnCraic:
“I keep my Welsh jersey in the back of my cupboard. I used to keep it at the Big Yellow Storage place but they were charging me an arm and a leg. I love this time of year when I can get interested in rugby again – even if it is only for a month or so. I’ll then go back to sitting at home watching CSI and that.”
Welsh rugby officials are hoping that the part-time fans can help boost ticket sales in the run up to this year’s World Cup.
Stan Dense said:
“We’ve got a challenge on our hands in that we’ve got two tournaments to sell this year. We’re hoping that we can rely on our part-timers to turn up when we need them.”