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: the pick of intriguing and affordable match-ups - The Guardian

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

4 days 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 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 ...

RWC 2015: Wales and Ireland set for World Cup warm-up matches - BBC Sport

RWC 2015: Wales and Ireland set for World Cup warm-up matches - BBC Sport

4 weeks agoby BBC Sporton Google News

Wales and Ireland are set to face each other in two warm-up matches ahead of the 2015 World Cup. The matches are likely to be played in late August and early September 2015 on a home and away basis. Wales will face hosts England, Australia and Fiji ...

Rugby 2015 World Cup bases decided - Irish Times

Rugby 2015 World Cup bases decided - Irish Times

3 weeks agoby Irish Timeson Google News

The bases for all of the teams competing at next year's 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales have been completed. Joe Schmidt's Irish side will move venues between each fixture, making use of Celtic Manor in Newport, the FA's centre of excellence ...

'I play to win' – Rugby World Cup looms for Ireland's Jamie Heaslip - The Score

'I play to win' – Rugby World Cup looms for Ireland's Jamie Heaslip - The Score

2 hours agoby The Scoreon Google News

There is a season with Leinster, November Tests and a Six Nations to negotiate before the 30-year-old can fully concentrate on Ireland's fixtures against France, Italy, Canada and Romania. However, memories of 2011's quarter-final defeat to Wales ...

ARU bids to host Lions in 2017 - SPORT24

ARU bids to host Lions in 2017 - SPORT24

1 hour agoby SPORT24on Google News

Sydney - The Australian Rugby Union said on Thursday it is attempting to lure the British and Irish Lions back Down Under for a money-spinning kick-off to their 2017 tour of New Zealand. ARU chief executive Bill Pulver said the bold bid for a one-off ...

New rugby game launched - Premiership Rugby

Brought to you from 505 Games and Cyanide Studios, Pro Rugby Manager 2015 is developed under license from the biggest rugby union leagues in the world (Aviva Premiership Rugby), PRO12 (Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Italy) and Ligue Nationale de ...

Rugby World Cup 2015: Welsh slow off the mark in snapping up tickets for ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Rugby World Cup 2015: Welsh slow off the mark in snapping up tickets for ... - Telegraph.co.uk

However, the World Cup was struggling to capture the imagination of one of rugby's strongholds, with low demand for all three games at the Leicester City Stadium. Hardcore fans in the area may be feeling short-changed after being given unattractive ...

Rugby World Cup 2015: predicting Ireland's starting XV - Irish Times

1 day agoby Irish Timeson Google News

Avoiding Wales from the batch of third seeds,and drawing Italy for the second World Cup in a row, was no harm either, with the reward for winning the pool being a quarter-final against Argentina as opposed to New Zealand. In addition to a favourable ...

Gloucester and London Welsh can fix their problems - but time is against them - Telegraph.co.uk

Gloucester and London Welsh can fix their problems - but time is against them - Telegraph.co.uk

16 hours agoby Telegraph.co.ukon Google News

Gloucester, meanwhile, decided to change their senior staff after they delivered what was viewed as an average season, and then set about recruiting new head coaches and stars plying their trade in Wales, France, and Ireland in the form of James Hook, ...

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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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