Change the WRU's crest to a Welsh dragon instead of the Prince of Wales's feathers
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The current crest on the Welsh Rugby Union's (WRU) uniform is called "The Three Feathers", and represents the Prince of Wales (Prince Charles). The feathers do not represent the last native Prince of Wales (Owain Glyndŵr) in any way; "its use is generally traced back to Edward, the Black Prince (1330–1376), eldest son and heir apparent of Edward III of England" - Wikipedia.
As the above has pointed out, this icon represents an English figure, not a Welsh one. It would make sense for the WRU to change the badge, as many nations have done so before, to better represent our nation and team's identity. People living in any part of the world supporting Wales, are doing just that; supporting Wales. If the team's kit has an icon that represents an English figure, then the Welsh team aren't fully representing the nation; supporters everywhere are therefore technically cheering for both Wales and a little bit of England.
When I go to support a nation, I want to support that nation and only that nation.
Sign this petition and we can get rid of the English identity on a Welsh national team.
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