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,...

RWC 2015: Wales face Ireland and Italy in warm-up matches - BBC Sport

RWC 2015: Wales face Ireland and Italy in warm-up matches - BBC Sport

4 days agoby BBC Sporton Google News

Wales' 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup will then be announced two days after the game in Dublin against Ireland. During the pool stage Wales will continue to be based at The Vale Resort on the outskirts of Cardiff, as well as at London Irish RFC ...

Is Irish rugby going the way of the Welsh? - Irish Independent

Is Irish rugby going the way of the Welsh? - Irish Independent

From 2005 to 2013, Wales dominated the international sphere in the northern hemisphere, claiming four Six Nations Championships, with three Grand Slams, and reaching the World Cup semi-final in 2011 at Ireland's expense. Over the course of the 10 Tests ...

Australia, England, Wales, Ireland and South Africa closing on All Blacks ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Australia, England, Wales, Ireland and South Africa closing on All Blacks ... - Telegraph.co.uk

The month-long fest of Test rugby began with New Zealand appearing at Soldier's Field in Chicago, an aptly named venue as the All Blacks are going to find themselves under constant fire between now and the Rugby World Cup knockout stages in October.

Ireland announce bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023 - WalesOnline

Ireland announce bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023 - WalesOnline

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The Irish Rugby Football Union has announced that there will be an all-Ireland bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government are jointly supporting the effort to bring the sport's showpiece to Ireland's shores.

Wales v South Africa: Ireland's win against Boks inspires Rhys Webb - BBC News

Wales v South Africa: Ireland's win against Boks inspires Rhys Webb - BBC News

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South Africa have had to make five changes against Wales because the match falls outside World Rugby's international window. But with the likes of Cornal Hendricks - who scored during the Springboks' Test series win over Wales in June - among those ...

Wales reveal their Rugby World Cup plans; extremes of altitude, cold and two ... - SportsJOE.ie

Wales reveal their Rugby World Cup plans; extremes of altitude, cold and two ... - SportsJOE.ie

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The countdown is definitely on for next year's Rugby World Cup. We're already stocking up on supplies of green face paint in the hope of cornering the market for the Irish homecoming but the Welsh Rugby Union have far more detailed, and serious, plans ...

Ireland, Wales, England & Scotland - Guscott's reaction - BBC Sport

Ireland, Wales, England & Scotland - Guscott's reaction - BBC Sport

3 weeks agoby BBC Sporton Google News

This Ireland team has some excellent players, with Paul O'Connell, Peter O'Mahony and Conor Murray all impressing in recent weeks. Scrum-half Murray is playing his best rugby. He's kicked on from the 2013 Lions tour and realised with hard work that he ...

International rugby round-up: Sexton inspires Ireland, NZ edge past Wales - Sport360°

International rugby round-up: Sexton inspires Ireland, NZ edge past Wales - Sport360°

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Wales looked on their way to end 61 years of hurt against New Zealand when they led 16-15 with only 11 minutes left, but fly-half Beauden Barrett's try double either side of a Kieran Read touchdown gabe the All Blacks a remarkable 26th successive ...

Rugby World Cup 2015: Tickets still available for Wales games a week after ... - WalesOnline

Rugby World Cup 2015: Tickets still available for Wales games a week after ... - WalesOnline

2 weeks agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

WRU Group Chief Executive Roger Lewis welcomed England Rugby 2015 Chief Executive Debbie Jevans to the Welsh to discuss demand for games in Cardiff, including general sale tickets selling out for France versus Ireland on October 11 and two ...

Ireland lock in Rugby World Cup build-up matches - Stuff.co.nz

Ireland lock in Rugby World Cup build-up matches - Stuff.co.nz

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The Irish Rugby Football Union announced the schedule on Wednesday (Thursday NZT). Ireland starts with Wales in Cardiff on August 8, then hosts Scotland on August 15 and Wales on August 29 at Lansdowne Road. The series ends at England on ...

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