What do the Welsh and English really think of each other?

Don’t mention the rugby


After creating one of the biggest divides during the Rugby World Cup, we wanted to know what students really think about the opposing nationality.

This rift in the Cardiff uni community has created numerous awkward silences between housemates, many misunderstandings due to dodgy accents and not to mention floods of tears during the biggest upset in English rugby history.

So what do they actually think about their fellow students?

In the English corner we have….

Sarah, 19, Psychology

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Paul, 20, Archaeology

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Olivia, 21, Social Science

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Alex, 20, Journalism

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Tom, 19, City Regional Planning

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And from the Welsh side…

Jack, 18, Maths and Physics

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Meghan, 20, Social Science

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Oliver, 18, English and R.S

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Glenn, 20, Business

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As 20-year-old Englishman, Leo, puts it: “We are better than them anyway, so why on earth would there be rivalry.”