Wembley ’99 Reunited The Events Room

On 11 April 1999, Scott Gibbs danced through desperate England defenders at Wembley to score the try that gave Neil Jenkins the opportunity to win the game.  Wales had beaten England 34-33 in the final rugby union Five Nations, playing at their ‘borrowed’ home of Wembley because of the ongoing build of the new Millennium… Read More

Warren Gatland The Events Room

Warren Gatland unquestionably ranks as an all-time great rugby union coach.  His record with Wales and the British and Irish Lions in particular is incredible.  The 2024 Six Nations preview dinner, organised by The Events Room and held at Cornerstone in Cardiff, gave the Wales coach the opportunity to talk about the forthcoming tournament and… Read More

Richie McCaw The Events Room

Richie McCaw ONZ is a rugby union legend.  He played for New Zealand in 148 test matches, captaining the side 110 times and leading the All Blacks to World Cup success in 2011 and 2015.  He won the World Rugby Player of the Year award three times and was awarded World Rugby Player of the… Read More

Ladies Day Chepstow Races The Events Room

The Fab Four – Lee Byrne, James Hook, Mike Phillips and Shane Williams – joined guests at The Events Room’s Ladies Day at Chepstow Racecourse in July 2023.  Guests enjoyed the spectacle of race horses in full flow and a a small bet or two, interspaced with a stunning 3-course meal and enlighten conversations between… Read More

Graeme Souness The Events Room

Graeme Souness is a footballing legend.  He has been there as a professional player, manager and now pundit.  And at The Events Room’s football lunch, held at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff, everyone in the room was transfixed as Graeme told stories from his career, which including insights into life as a player at Liverpool… Read More

Mikey Rayer All-Dayer The Events Room

Cardiff RFC legend Mike Rayer was joined by ex-Wales internationals Mark Ring, Glenn Webb, Rupert Moon, and Martin Madden in a celebratory Mikey Rayer All-Dayer lunch organised by The Events Room at Cornerstone in Cardiff.  Hosted by Phil Steele, the ex-players entertained the audience with rugby tales before the professional era.  Martin Madden’s heart rate… Read More

Christmas Cracker 2022 The Events Room

John Parrott, James Haskell and Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock took to the stage with host Sean Holley at The Events Room’s 2022 Christmas Cracker.  The packed audience at the annual festive lunch at The Coal Exchange Hotel in Cardiff were treated to an insight into the world of professional snooker with ex-World Champion John Parrott.  England… Read More

Christmas Cracker 2021 The Events Room

After a Covid enforced break in 2021, The Events Room returned with another ‘Christmas Cracker’.  The sports of darts, rugby union and rugby league took the stage in the form of Gerwyn Price, Jonny Clayton, and Jonathan Davies.  There was Christmas cheer in abundance at The Coal Exchange Hotel in Cardiff as Gerwyn, Jonny and… Read More

Jiffy at 60 The Events Room

The great and the good turned out at Cornerstone in Cardiff to celebrate the 60th birthday of rugby union and league legend Jonathan ‘Jiffy’ Davies OBE.  Staged by The Events Room, family, friends and fans enjoyed listening to Jim Mills, Martin ‘Chariots’ Offiah and Jiffy talk about an incredible career in rugby and the media. … Read More

Brian O’Driscoll The Events Room

The guest speaker at The Events Room’s Rugby Dinner of the Year for 2022 was one of the most talented centres of all time – Ireland rugby union legend Brian O’Driscoll.  After first being capped by Warren Gatland in 1999, Brian went on to win 133 caps for Ireland, scoring 245 points.  He is also… Read More