By Nik Simon For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 22:31 GMT, 29 February 2020 | Updated: 09:50 GMT, 1 March 2020
It was during a visit to the Principality Stadium to watch Wales play the Barbarians last November when Rhys Webb realised it was time to come home from France.
Two months later, the scrum-half had agreed a move back to the Ospreys, via Bath where he has signed a short-term contract for the remainder of the season. 'That hunger to get back in the Welsh jersey never left my belly but it really kicked in when I went back to the Principality,' said Webb.
'When the anthems came around it really hit home how much I missed it. From that point I just thought, 'God, I'd really love to be back with the lads.'
Wales' Rhys Webb says he never lost his desire to play for his country again after making return
Webb says a recent visit home made him realise how much he missed playing for country
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'That was a big pull… and so was