When the flags fly in Cardiff – street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

Whenever there’s a big game on in the Welsh capital, a veritable army of street vendors swiftly wheel out their sports-branded merchandise in a burst of full-on opportunistic entrepreneurship that would make Alan Sugar proud.

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

Judging by the amount of street traders around Cardiff, there must be a near insatiable demand for flags, novelty hats, scarves and bizarre headgear.

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

On every corner can be found wheeled wagons overflowing with flags and mementos.

Here’s a series of photos taken around the streets during the recent Rugby World Cup 2015.

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

When the flags fly in Cardiff - street scenes from the Rugby World Cup 2015

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