Work In Progress

Studio Update 26.10.2018

Richard makes a start on a few new projects for before and after Christmas. Can you tell who it is yet?

Studio Update 24.9.2018

Richard has made steady progress this week with Moriarty and Barrett

Studio Update 11.9.2018

New Zealand's Beauden Barrett and Wales' Ross Moriarty take shape.

Studio Update 14.8.2018

Geraint Thomas


We have been overwhelmed by your emails, calls and tweets so thank you for your continued interest for a Geraint Thomas Grogg. Richard has made some early progress but at this point we have no release date, price or idea on how many will be made but as Max Boyce said

Now the Groggshop up in Ponty, are working night and day

But people are complaining, there's such a long delay

The kilns are full of Geraints, with a Welsh flag shouldered high

But people have to understand, his hair takes time to dry”

We are not taking pre-orders but we will keep you updated as often as possible, so please be patient and keep watching!


Quote from 'A Boy Who Climbed A Mountain' by Max Boyce

Studio Update 27.4.2018

Work begins on Blues & Wales back row Josh Navidi. Coming soon in both 9" Ltd Ed & Mini. No pre orders are being taken.

Update from Richard's Studio 



Reflecting on the Six Nations Richard has started working on some new 9" figures. With so many new faces holding their hands up for Grogg selection this is just the tip of the iceberg but Conor Murray and Aaron Shingler are a great place to start.

Ken Owens is making an appearance in the Mini range and Richard has also managed to rescue the David Bowie he began in 2016 and Richard is determined to finish his musical hero this time!

*No pre-orders are being taken, please keep watching for further updates*

Return of the Thin White Duke

Richard's Studio Update 7.3.2018

Finishing touches to Foxy's hat are underway, Richard's favourite job 

Richard's Studio Update 16.1.2018

Richard progresses with Glasgow, Scotland and British & Irish Lions Superstar Full Back. Hopefully ready to order during the Six Nations so keep watching. *No pre-orders*

Richard's Studio 13.9.2017

In recognition of his outstanding Lions Tour Richard has started work on a new 9" Jonathan Davies. This completely new piece will be available in Lions Strip bearing an inscription commemorating "Foxy's" Man of the Series performance... and yes... this one WILL feature his famous scrum cap!

This piece is not due for completion this year so won't be available for Christmas, please keep watching for updates. 

Meanwhile the Christmas Mini is almost complete, can you tell who it is?

Richard's Studio 4.8.2017

Richard gets started on 3 new figures. Can you tell who they are yet?

Richard's Studio 4.4.2017

Richard gets to grips with two new prominent figures from the Six Nations 2017. Can you guess who they are?

Richard's Studio 17.3.2017

Rory Best

Richard puts the finishing touches to Irish Captain Rory Best. Keep watching for the launch in the next 3-4 weeks. No pre-orders are bring taken. 

'The Devil is in the detail' 
Richard gets to grips with Mathieu's dreadlocks.

*No pre-orders are being taken, please keep watching for details.

Richard's Studio 24.12.2016

2017 Groggs taking shape!

*No pre-orders are being taken at this time. Please keep watching for updates. 

Gareth Bale

1st Sept 2016

Richard puts the finishing touches to the New 9" Limited Edition Gareth Bale. 

This figure is now complete and orders can be placed here



Joe Allen


Richard is loving working on his latest project. 


After Wales' momentus victory over Russia Richard, as promised, starts work on the Supporters MOTM Joe Allen. #GroggsLoveJoeAllen

*Please be aware we are not taking pre-orders on this piece currently.*

Ayumu Goromaru


Richards’s tribute to the fantastic Japanese rugby team who did so much to bring the Rugby World Cup 2015 to life with their incredible victory over the mighty Springboks in September, is their inspirational full back Ayumu Goromaru. We haven’t made a Japanese Player since Yuji Matsuo in the 1980’s but Richard has had endless pleas from the many Japanese supporters who visited us he felt it was time to change that. Ayuma’s iconic pose will make a fantastic Grogg (if not a little complicated to paint!) and will help to illustrate the great contribution Japan and the second tier nations have made to this fabulous World Cup.

Pre-orders can be sent to with a name and telephone number.

*Please be aware has been completed but we are aiming for a Summer release –  No price decided until completion.

Past Projects from Richards Studio


Warren Gatland


Scott Williams, Alun Wyn Jones & Richie McCaw


Uruguay Lapwing Mascot


Miniature Liam Williams & Dan Biggar, Johnny Sexton.


Dan Biggar & Rhys Webb


Luke Charteris, Sonny Bill Williams & George North.


Liam Williams, Sam Warburton & Jamie Roberts.



Field of Dreams ~ 50th Anniversary.

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15" Retirement Shane Williams - still in production.

Viet Gwent Pontypool Front Row ~ 40th Anniversary.

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Muhammad Ali


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Mount Groggmore


Better Than A Slam 2013


Captains Climb Kilimanjaro


Paul James, Brian O'Driscoll & Gethin Jenkins.

2012 Christmas Decoration ~ Rudolph the Red Nose Sheep!
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Bobby Charlton, Javier Hernandez & Aaron Ramsey
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Sergio Parisse, Ma'a Nonu & Uncle Albert.
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Gareth Bale, Craig Bellamy & Shane Williams.

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2008 Grand Slam Ryan, Freddie Mercury & Pele.
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Wayne Rooney, Chris Wyatt & Del Boy.
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Mike Phillips,  Action Shane Williams & Huw Bennett.
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Testimonial Adam, Mini Leigh Halfpenny & Mini Toby Faletau & George North.
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Rhys Priestland, Jonathan 'Fox' Davies & Dan Lydiate. 
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15" Ryan Giggs & 15" George Best.
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Action Shane Williams Testimonial.
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Lions Roar
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USA Mascot, Fiji Mascot & Mini Sebastien Chabal.
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Action Ray Gravell & Action Henson, Peel & Alfie.

2005 Grand Slam Alfie & Michael Owen.
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Action Adam