Johnson still unproven - Davies

Wales legend Jonathan Davies says Scotland Six Nations boss Scott Johnson has yet to prove himself in a top job. Davies rates ex-Wales caretaker coach Johnson as a "great motivator", but claims...

Saying England have Six Nations Championship nailed down is not

Saying England have Six Nations Championship nailed down is not arrogance - it is based on vital statistics

‘You cannot say that’ and ‘typically English’ are phrases probably spewing forth at this claim but let us look at this in the cold light of day. England are top of the table with six points...

Six Nations 2013: England must improve on performance against th

Six Nations 2013: England must improve on performance against the French to achieve Grand Slam

To say talk of a first Grand Slam in 10 years has been forbidden within the England camp would be an insult to the intelligence of the readers. From the moment the Six Nations squad got together...

Six Nations 2013: why Ireland coach Declan Kidney is running out

Six Nations 2013: why Ireland coach Declan Kidney is running out of time

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t, It’s a cruel process. Ireland should have beaten Scotland out of sight last week. They completely dominated the game with over 70 per cent possession...

Six Nations 2013: Stuart Hogg and Leigh Halfpenny go head-to-hea

Six Nations 2013: Stuart Hogg and Leigh Halfpenny go head-to-head in fight for Lions spot

First, due to illness suffered by commentator Andrew Cotter, Davies the summariser was pressed into commentary duties. It is not an easy transition, and Davies certainly didn’t make it sound...

Six Nations 2013: Manu Tuilagi's devotion to England is written

Six Nations 2013: Manu Tuilagi's devotion to England is written in blood following defeat of France

So eager was the Leicester centre to return to action after being “sparked out” following a collision early in the first half with France No 8 Louis Picamoles that he administered his own strapping...

Weir enhances Scotland prospects

Weir has been forced to play second fiddle to Ruaridh Jackson in Scotland’s opening three games, coming off the bench in the victory over Ireland last weekend. The 21-year-old took his chance...

Kidney confident Ireland can rediscover form

Ireland coach Declan Kidney sees no reason why Ireland cannot end the Six Nations on a high with wins over France and Italy. Since Brian O'Driscoll inspired Ireland to a barnstorming start to the Championship...

Six Nations 2013: Will Greenwood's report card on England France

Six Nations 2013: Will Greenwood's report card on England France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales

England The show goes on. The slow-burning 15-month campaign under Stuart Lancaster is gradually bearing fruit. England have shown different styles in their Six Nations victories so...

Italy forwards will pose England a threat, says Care

Victory for England would take them a step closer to the Grand Slam and set up a potential RBS 6 Nations Championship decider with Wales in Cardiff and on the back of impressive wins over Scotland,...

10 things you NEED to know before the European Rugby Champions Cup and ... - WalesOnline

10 things you NEED to know before the European Rugby Champions Cup and ... - WalesOnline

2 days agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

EPCR's shareholders are as follows: Federation Francaise de Rugby (FFR), Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR), Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), Rugby Football Union (RFU), Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), Ligue Nationale de ...

Ireland Women 27-7 Wales Women - BBC Sport

Ireland Women 27-7 Wales Women - BBC Sport

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Ireland came from behind before recording a convincing win against Wales as both teams warmed up for the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup. Wales led 7-3 at half-time thanks to an early try through number eight Sioned Harris, following an interception.

Scarlets coach Simon Easterby quits region to become Ireland forwards coach - WalesOnline

Scarlets coach Simon Easterby quits region to become Ireland forwards coach - WalesOnline

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“It's a huge opportunity for me in Ireland and one I am very excited about, but it's been a very emotional decision to leave the Region that has been such a major part of my rugby career. “What makes it easier is the knowledge that we have a strong ...

Commonwealth Games: Rugby's all-rounders - IRB

Commonwealth Games: Rugby's all-rounders - IRB

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With its speed, strength and agility, Rugby Sevens is a natural bedfellow with other multi-disciplined Commonwealth Games sports. Who's to say South Africa Sevens standby player and Springbok speedster, Bryan Habana would not look out of place in the ...

Rugby Union: Bedford Blues learn possible Welsh opponents in British & Irish Cup - Bedfordshire News

Rugby Union: Bedford Blues learn possible Welsh opponents in British & Irish Cup - Bedfordshire News

Bedford Blues' fixture list for the 2014/15 season is nearly complete after the draw to determine which British & Irish Cup pools Welsh sides will play in was made. Mike Rayer's outfit already know that they will face Championship rivals London ...

Former Rodney Parade favourite Mike Poole lands coaching job in Cork - Free Press Series

Former Rodney Parade favourite Mike Poole lands coaching job in Cork - Free Press Series

The 28-year-old, who was a crowd favourite with Newport and then the Dragons because of his wholehearted approach to the game, moves to Ireland at the end of the month to become assistant coach at Highfield RFC. Poole was ... "I am missing rugby so ...

Star reporter Robert Lloyd on Simon Easterby - No surprise at decision, but ... - Llanelli Star

Star reporter Robert Lloyd on Simon Easterby - No surprise at decision, but ... - Llanelli Star

14 hours agoby Llanelli Staron Google News

Ever since the news broke earlier this month that Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt was lining up Easterby as the man to replace John Plumtree, there was an inevitability that the 65-cap back-rower was on his way across the Irish Sea. ... It was never ...

The 2014 Commonwealth Games in numbers - ITV News

The 2014 Commonwealth Games in numbers - ITV News

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71 nations and territories are taking part in the games, including separate teams for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar ... Team sports including Rugby 7s have only been part of the Games since 1998. Credit ...

Sam Warburton: Rugby row casts doubt over Wales captain - BBC News

Sam Warburton: Rugby row casts doubt over Wales captain - BBC News

1 week agoby BBC Newson Google News

Sam Warburton could go into the 2014-15 season without a team to play for because of the row between the Welsh Rugby Union and the four regions. Wales captain Warburton, 25, is the only WRU centrally-contracted player. Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets ...

Commonwealth Games: Leota leading busy life - New Zealand Herald

Now, having proved her readiness to return to the Silver Ferns, she's arrived in Britain, dropped the kids off with rugby-playing husband Johnny at their home in Manchester and is back with netball as her priority for the moment. She was always ...

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Wales 5 4 0 1 122/66 8
England 5 4 0 1 94/78 8
Scotland 5 2 0 3 98/107 4
Italy 5 2 0 3 75/111 4
Ireland 5 1 1 3 72/81 3
France 5 1 1 3 73/91 3

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