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,...

Rugby World Cup 2015 Tickets: How and Where to Buy, England, Wales, Ireland ... - International Business Times UK

Rugby World Cup 2015 Tickets: How and Where to Buy, England, Wales, Ireland ... - International Business Times UK

Next year's Rugby World Cup takes place in England and Wales, and on 12 September, tickets will go on general sale to rugby fans around the world. England's young team will carry high expectations into an incredibly tricky group that pits them against ...

Wales: can the slumbering dragon awake? - The Guardian

Wales: can the slumbering dragon awake? - The Guardian

We were half-Welsh, half-English. A family treaty dictated that during rugby matches we cheered for England in the first half and for Wales in the second. My father's Welsh pride was strictly cultural. It was limited to sport and the success of fellow ...

Our Guinness Pro12 team of the season so far: Just FIVE Welshmen make the all ... - WalesOnline

Our Guinness Pro12 team of the season so far: Just FIVE Welshmen make the all ... - WalesOnline

4 hours agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

It's been a mixed bag for the four Welsh regions on the whole, with the outstanding start of the Ospreys, which has seen them soar to the top of the table, contrasting with the mediocre to poor showing of our other three sides. And while the Ospreys ...

Donal Lenihan casts an eye over what lies ahead for rugby fans in next 12 months - Irish Examiner

Donal Lenihan casts an eye over what lies ahead for rugby fans in next 12 months - Irish Examiner

6 hours agoby Irish Examineron Google News

Fasten the seat-belt and take a firm grip of something solid, suggests Donal Lenihan. If you're a rugby fan, the next 12 months, culminating with the Rugby World Cup in England and Wales, promise a roller coaster ride like no other since the advent of ...

Sky Sports beat off competition to cover England's next three tours to ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Sky Sports beat off competition to cover England's next three tours to ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Sky's deal includes the rights to any tours to those three countries by Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France. The coup maintains the broadcaster's spate of rights renewals or captures this year as it continues to bounce back strongly from BT's shock ...

Rugby World Cup 2015: the pick of intriguing and affordable match-ups - The Guardian

Rugby World Cup 2015: the pick of intriguing and affordable match-ups - The Guardian

2 weeks agoby The Guardianon Google News

Failing to make the last eight was hardly a novel experience for the men in red, who made early exits in 1991 and 1995, but taking a flight back to Cardiff rather than going on to Marseille was enough of an indignity to persuade the Welsh Rugby Union's ...

Rugby-All Blacks' job may interest me again says Deans - report - Reuters UK

Rugby-All Blacks' job may interest me again says Deans - report - Reuters UK

18 hours agoby Reuters UKon Google News

Pundits have also suggested current Wales and 2013 Lions coach Warren Gatland, Ireland's Joe Schmidt and Scotland's Vern Cotter could be future contenders having also cut their teeth with other international sides. (Reporting by Greg Stutchbury ...

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has set new standards on and off-field ... - Telegraph.co.uk

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has set new standards on and off-field ... - Telegraph.co.uk

One for all, etc. Of course if England fail to get out of a pool next year that includes Wales and Australia, Lancaster's position could come under such intense scrutiny that his position could yet become untenable. Ireland got their fingers burnt when ...

Foley's hunt for a red October - Irish Examiner

Foley's hunt for a red October - Irish Examiner

17 hours agoby Irish Examineron Google News

Ulster have put the fallout from a very damaging close season with the loss of rugby director David Humphries and head coach Mark Anscombe firmly behind them with an impressive start to their Guinness Pro 12 season, at least to the point of that shock ...

Brendan Gallagher and boot camps - The Rugby Paper

Brendan Gallagher and boot camps - The Rugby Paper

Rugby Training It is difficult to be precise about these things but the first whiff of a training camp – or something out of the ordinary – for the old amateur England came in the early autumn months of 1969 when, sick to death of being regularly steam ...

News for: Wales AND Ireland AND rugby | Wales AND Ireland AND rugby

Video Highlights

Teams P W D L P+/- Pts
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

Broadcasters

BBC One TV
RTE Two TV