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Townsend backs pair to fill void left by Finn Russell and Stuart Hogg
The influential duo are injured.
Ian Cameron
16 Mar, 9:12
Nigel Owens on the disallowed Ireland try and 'cynical' Hogg play
Centurion Test referee Nigel Owens has shared his thoughts on two much-talked-about incidents in last Sunday’s Scotland versus I…
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 8:44
Ex-Ireland player's Farrell versus 'out of whack' Borthwick verdict
An ex-Ireland international has explained why he believes Andy Farrell has been a soaraway success as a Test team head coach compa…
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 7:57
Jack Willis to turn back on England to stay in France - report
England flanker Jack Willis looks increasingly unlikely to return to the Gallagher Premiership - according to reports in France. …
Ian Cameron
16 Mar, 7:29
Four changes to the Italy team with one new cap also included
Kieran Crowley has named an Italy side to visit Scotland that shows four changes following last weekend’s 29-17 home loss to Wal…
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 6:31
Gatland rolls the dice again with six changes to latest Wales team
Warren Gatland has unveiled a Wales team to take on France away with six changes from last Saturday’s Roman success over Italy.
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 6:24
France make 2 change for final Six Nations game with Wales
There are two changes to the starting 15 as France named their side to take on Wales at the Stade de France this Saturday in Paris…
Ian Cameron
16 Mar, 6:22
Cipriani takes issue with England dropping Marcus Smith again
Danny Cipriani has expressed disappointment that Marcus Smith lost the England No10 shirt to Owen Farrell when Steve Borthwick con…
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 5:41
Four changes to the Scotland team, with one new cap on their bench
Gregor Townsend has announced a Scotland team to host Italy on Saturday that contains four changes from last Sunday’s home loss …
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 4:37
Owen Farrell set to start for England against Ireland - reports
Owen Farrell is set to be restored to the England starting line-up to take on Ireland when Steve Borthwick confirms his team at 5p…
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 3:36
The day Martin Johnson turned right
Twenty years ago, both Ireland and England were vying for a morale-boosting Grand Slam and the England captain was in no mood for …
Garry Doyle
16 Mar, 3:33
The All Blacks trait O'Mahony wants Ireland to emulate on Saturday
Peter O’Mahony says Ireland are intent on emulating the self-assured mentality of the All Blacks as they seek to substantiate th…
Liam Heagney
15 Mar, 14:21
Alex Matthews' 'best yet' prediction on England and the Six Nations
England flanker Alex Matthews has predicted the best Six Nations yet as the women’s game becomes more increasingly professional.
15 Mar, 14:05
Peter O'Mahony: How Johnny Sexton 'changed rugby for the better'
Johnny Sexton insists there is plenty left to come in his distinguished career as he seeks to cap a Guinness Six Nations swansong …
15 Mar, 11:55
Scotland prop curiously labels losses as 'exactly what you need'
Pierre Schoeman is adamant Scotland are in a strong position and just require some post-Six Nations fine-tuning in order to be rea…
15 Mar, 10:32
The 'fun' Paolo Garbisi is having despite Italy facing wooden spoon
Fit-again Paolo Garbisi has insisted there is a great level of optimism now surrounding Italy even though they face finishing bott…
Liam Heagney
15 Mar, 10:07
Wales' verdict on a rookie midfield consisting of two 20-year-olds
Wales’ fledgling midfield combination of Mason Grady and Joe Hawkins has been given a ringing endorsement as the Guinness Six Na…
15 Mar, 7:49
What Freddie Steward makes of George Ford being back with England
Freddie Steward insists England face their moment of truth when they attempt to begin the healing process against Grand Slam-chasi…
15 Mar, 7:35
Alleged Luke Pearce apology to Jamie Ritchie ignites Twitter debate
A claim that referee Luke Pearce apologised to Jamie Ritchie for punishing his backchat during last Sunday’s Guinness Six Nation…
Liam Heagney
15 Mar, 5:52
'You could bang him up there': New position suggested for Dupont
An ex-Scotland forward has suggested a novel new position for Antoine Dupont of France to finish off showing he has got the most c…
Liam Heagney
15 Mar, 4:53
How Mack Hansen outclassed Duhan van der Merwe in Edinburgh
Duhan van der Merwe will long remember Mack Hansen after their Edinburgh showdown.
Ben Smith
15 Mar, 4:47
How Mack Hansen outclassed Duhan van der Merwe in Edinburgh
Duhan van der Merwe will long remember Mack Hansen after their Edinburgh showdown.
Ben Smith
15 Mar, 4:47
The Kevin Sinfield verdict on his England defence shipping 50-plus
New England defence coach Kevin Sinfield coach has spoken to the media for the first time since last Saturday’s record Guinness …
14 Mar, 15:15
Chessum the biggest casualty as England cut squad to 30 for Ireland
Steve Borthwick has cut his England squad to 30-ahead of Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland, with Ollie Chessum …
Liam Heagney
14 Mar, 13:31
Manu Tuilagi on his 2015 arrest, getting sent home by England in 2017
Manu Tuilagi has given a revealing interview on the latest England Rugby Podcast: 02 Inside Line, including his recollection of hi…
Liam Heagney
14 Mar, 12:56
Scotland claim 'clear progression' despite back-to-back losses
John Dalziel believes the performances of Scotland against the elite of France and Ireland should give them even more encouragemen…
14 Mar, 11:35
The Dan Carter comparison Wales have made about Antoine Dupont
Wales assistant coach Alex King has compared France captain Antoine Dupont with New Zealand superstar Dan Carter in terms of the w…
14 Mar, 10:51
Healy issues Ireland warning about 'bloody dangerous' England side
Cian Healy insists Grand Slam-chasing Ireland would be silly to underestimate a “bloody dangerous” England side reeling from a…
14 Mar, 10:37
'It's personal': England rift alleged between Vunipola and Borthwick
An ex-England international has alleged that a bust-up is the reason why Billy Vunipola hasn’t figured at all this year for his …
Liam Heagney
14 Mar, 8:23
Wales confirm a 32-man squad minus two of last Saturday's players
Warren Gatland has named a 32-man squad for this week’s training camp in Nice ahead of Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations finale …
Liam Heagney
14 Mar, 4:49
'Free swing': Marcus Smith demands England 'stand up and fight' against Ireland
Marcus Smith insists England are ready to climb off the canvas for their shot to nothing in Dublin against Ireland.
13 Mar, 18:12
Recently departed England coach names 4 players Borthwick needs back
Former England forwards coach Matt Proudfoot has spoken out about the players he believes Steve Borthwick's side need back if they…
Ian Cameron
13 Mar, 16:55
Former Bok coach tears England apart on South African TV
Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett did not mince words in his criticism of England's performance following their 53-10 loss to Fr…
Ian Cameron
13 Mar, 15:56
Scotland Women in a good place ahead of Six Nations campaign
Scotland head coach Bryan Easson believes his side are entering a “fresh, exciting period” ahead of the Six Nations.
13 Mar, 15:40
The grim statistics around England's recent struggles
Saturday’s seven-try humbling broke the record set by a 42-6 home loss to South Africa in 2008.
13 Mar, 14:17
Ben White: 'It's tough to take any positives right now'
Scotland were beaten by France and Ireland in their last two Six Nations matches.
13 Mar, 14:11
Stuart Hogg and Finn Russell withdraw from Scotland squad for Italy game
The influential pair went off in the closing stages of Sunday’s defeat by Ireland.
13 Mar, 12:49
How France's kicking masterclass eliminated England's deadliest weapon
Freddie Steward has been lethal for England recently, so France kicked him out of Le Crunch.
Nick Bishop
13 Mar, 9:34
Ireland call-up two as full toll of win over Scotland tallied
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has called up two players as the full toll of their thrilling Guinness Six Nations win over Scotla…
Ian Cameron
13 Mar, 9:18
Giant lock Meafou a surprise call-up by France
France has added Emmanuel Meafou, the enormous 24-year-old second-row from Toulouse, to their training squad for their upcoming Si…
Ian Cameron
13 Mar, 8:07
Five things we learned from Round 4 of the Six Nations
England faced a France side operating at the peak of their powers.
13 Mar, 7:47
Ireland No.8 Jack Conan wary of England backlash
Steve Borthwick’s side suffered record-breaking humiliation at the hands of France on Saturday.
13 Mar, 7:40
Mick Cleary: 'There was nothing to warm English hearts, nothing whatsoever.'
Steve Borthwick's men had a painful reality check in how far they had fallen behind the world's best side as France humiliated the…
Mick Cleary
13 Mar, 6:06
What now for England as inquest begins in wake of France mauling
Steve Borthwick’s men were thrashed 53-10 at Twickenham,
13 Mar, 4:47
Ollie Lawrence to miss Ireland game as Borthwick recalls 3 players
Ollie Lawrence has been ruled out of England’s final Guinness Six Nations match against Ireland because of a hamstring injury.
13 Mar, 3:53
'It was immense': Farrell hails Ireland's win as best he's seen after injury crisis
Andy Farrell praised the character of his Grand Slam-chasing Ireland side after they overcame the loss of five players.
12 Mar, 19:08
'I'd be gutted to watch England play like that': Jamie George apologises to fans
France turned on the style on Saturday to claim a 53-10 victory that reinforces their status as World Cup favourites.
12 Mar, 18:52
Johnny Sexton becomes joint-leading points scorer in Six Nations history
The 37-year moved level with former international team-mate Ronan O’Gara’s total of 557.
12 Mar, 15:23
Ref Watch: Sometimes less is more in rugby
I really like Luke Pearce’s approach to refereeing and will not be at all surprised if he survives the midway cut and takes char…
Paul Smith
12 Mar, 14:55
Ringrose 'up and talking' as Ireland issue update on 5 injured players
Ireland centre Garry Ringrose is being closely monitored after suffering a head injury during Ireland's 22-7 Guinness Six Nations …
Ian Cameron
12 Mar, 13:43
Injury ravaged Ireland on brink of Grand Slam after beating Scotland
The visitors put in a brilliant second-half display to win 22-7.
12 Mar, 12:44
Scotland player ratings vs Ireland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Scotland player ratings: Scotland were denied a first Triple Crown since 1990 as Ireland continued their quest for a Grand Slam wi…
Gavin Harper
12 Mar, 12:29
Ireland player ratings vs Scotland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Ireland player ratings: The most consequential Guinness Six Nations' game of the round, Ireland's Grand Slam steam train was pitte…
Ian Cameron
12 Mar, 12:14
Ref Watch: Ireland's disallowed try off a Scottish infringement
Ireland had an early try disallowed after they appeared to have legally stolen a Scotland throw and sent their forwards driving ov…
Paul Smith
12 Mar, 10:47
'Nothing to lose' - Wales to leave 'goldfish bowl' ahead of France
Wales’ 29-17 success was their first victory in four games since Warren Gatland returned for his second stint as head coach.
12 Mar, 9:20
Owen Farrell: 'As an England player you never expect to be in this situation'
England were overrun 53-10 in their biggest home loss of all time.
12 Mar, 9:02
Scotland v Ireland: 5 talking points ahead of seismic Six Nations clash
There is plenty at stake at BT Murrayfield on Sunday as Scotland host Ireland in the most significant match of the penultimate wee…
12 Mar, 8:36
The 'horrible' England stat Steve Borthwick now owns
Former England flyhalf Andy Goode took to Twitter to point out the unfortunate stat head coach Steve Borthwick now owns.
Ian Cameron
12 Mar, 5:21
Kieran Crowley takes low-key swipe at Wales and Warren Gatland
Gatland’s team ended a run of three successive defeats in this season’s tournament.
12 Mar, 4:24
Five takeaways from record England loss to France in the Six Nations
Saturday at Twickenham was one of those dramatic evenings that will live long in the memory, be it from the perspective of shambol…
Liam Heagney
12 Mar, 4:00
Ref Watch: A tale of two refereeing performances
New Zealand’s Ben O’Keeffe caught my eye during Japan 2019 and since then he has blossomed into an outstanding referee who sur…
Paul Smith
12 Mar, 3:25
Ref Watch: A tale of two refereeing performances
New Zealand’s Ben O’Keeffe caught my eye during Japan 2019 and since then he has blossomed into an outstanding referee who sur…
Paul Smith
12 Mar, 3:25
'You have to start him again next week': Marcus Smith not to blame for England woes
Marcus Smith was handed a start by new head coach Steve Borthwick in place of Owen Farrell in the 53-10 loss to France.
Ben Smith
11 Mar, 21:50
'It's what needed to happen': Wilkinson's message to bruised England side
England's legendary flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson has offered a philosophical view of the 53-10 defeat at the hands of France.
Ben Smith
11 Mar, 19:53
If England's pack matched Marcus Smith's effort they wouldn't have shipped 50
England's record loss against France should be the end of the line with new coach Steve Borthwick having all the evidence he needs…
Ben Smith
11 Mar, 17:13
Borthwick sidesteps Smith, blames other factors for record defeat
England boss Steve Borthwick has refused to blame his bold selection of Marcus Smith to start at No10 and drop skipper Owen Farrel…
Liam Heagney
11 Mar, 15:23
New England skipper Ellis Genge on 'brutal reality' of record loss
First-time England skipper Ellis Genge has explained why he resisted the temptation to fire a verbal rocket at his underperforming…
Liam Heagney
11 Mar, 14:46
'The English, how do I say... the absolute ignorance' - Irish TV tear in England
An Irish television panel have torn into the expectation in English rugby that the selection of Marcus Smith would prove a panacea…
Ian Cameron
11 Mar, 14:41
'Abysmal': England panned as Clive Woodward insists 'it's not that big of a gap'
England's Guinness Six Nations took a shocking turn for England as they were completely outplayed by France in Round 4, losing by …
Ian Cameron
11 Mar, 13:32
France inflict record defeat on England in Six Nations humbling
Steve Borthwick’s men trailed 27-3 at half-time – their highest interval deficit at Twickenham in any fixture.
11 Mar, 13:05
England player ratings vs France | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
England player ratings live from Twickenham: This was savage, a brutal record beating as England. They came into the round four fi…
Liam Heagney
11 Mar, 12:56
France player rating vs England | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
No matter what the fortunes of either side going into it, England-France in the Guinness Six Nations is always a highly anticipate…
Ian Cameron
11 Mar, 12:14
Italy choke in wooden spoon battle as Wales register first win
Italy, who wasted a host of chances, now look destined to finish bottom of the Six Nations table.
11 Mar, 10:42
Wales player ratings vs Italy | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Wales player ratings: Warren Gatland’s Wales have been under fire so far this tournament, not favoured to win a wooden spoon bat…
Will Owen
11 Mar, 9:45
Kieran Crowley could be in hot water over sideline exchange with ref
Italy head coach Kieran Crowley could find himself in hot water after a heated exchange with match officials during his team's gam…
Ian Cameron
11 Mar, 9:36
Anthony Watson on Farrell, Smith and 'freedom to roam'
England face their toughest challenge of the Six Nations yet on Saturday with France positioned second in the global rankings.
11 Mar, 4:33
'A lot has happened in those six years, but I don't regret anything'
The 34-year-old is back in favour as Warren Gatland’s side seek a first Championship win of the season against Italy.
10 Mar, 13:59
What Antoine Dupont has made of England dropping Owen Farrell
Antoine Dupont insists France are ready for Owen Farrell to perform a key role in the decisive moments at Twickenham despite the E…
10 Mar, 11:34
'Would you rather be fourth and playing for nothing?' - Johnny Sexton
Ireland face Scotland and England in the final two weekends of the championship.
10 Mar, 11:21
Don't mind Borthwick, dropping Farrell is a big deal - Andy Goode
Steve Borthwick can play it down as much as he wants but dropping Owen Farrell to the bench is the biggest call an England head co…
Andy Goode
10 Mar, 10:20
Ken Owens issues an update on a 'hugely emotional time' for Wales
Wales captain Ken Owens has reflected on a hugely emotional time for Welsh rugby ahead of Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash …
10 Mar, 10:04
The Stuart Hogg tribute video that blew away Scotland boss Townsend
Gregor Townsend declared Stuart Hogg one of the best players in the history of Scotland rugby ahead of the full-back’s 100th cap…
10 Mar, 9:49
Gatland's return in danger of getting the thumbs down
The most successful Welsh coach of all time is weighed down with domestic strife but must lead his squad to sunnier climes
Owain Jones
10 Mar, 9:46
Why Ireland are backing Furlong to thrive despite a 99-day absence
Ireland boss Andy Farrell is confident world-class prop Tadhg Furlong will be ready for the crunch Guinness Six Nations clash with…
10 Mar, 9:26
The Cockerill verdict on first time England skipper Ellis Genge
Ellis Genge will lead England for the first time against France on Saturday lifted by praise from an early mentor for shackling hi…
10 Mar, 7:41
Sonny Bill predicts more misery for Wales as ranking humiliation awaits
Former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has flagged more misery for Wales in Round 4 of the Guinness Six Nations - predicting…
Ian Cameron
10 Mar, 7:41
Andy Farrell names Ireland team showing six changes for Scotland
Andy Farrell has made six changes to his Ireland team to face Scotland this Sunday 15 days after their hard-fought win over Italy …
Liam Heagney
10 Mar, 7:12
Gregor Townsend names Scotland team showing two changes for Ireland
Gregor Townsend has named a Scotland team to host Ireland showing two changes from their Guinness Six Nations round three defeat a…
Liam Heagney
10 Mar, 7:04
The coast to coast reason why Italy have Gatland and Wales worried
Wales know they must stall the coast to coast Italy attacking game in their quest for an overdue Guinness Six Nations victory on S…
10 Mar, 6:48
Kieran Crowley: 'I hate these bloody kick fests and box kicks all the time.'
The Italy head coach has asked his players to play with ambition and verve and they line-up against Wales as slight favourites
Alasdair Mackenzie
10 Mar, 2:24
3 hot takes as Steve Borthwick names England team to host France
It’s been the quite the week for Steve Borthwick and England. He came under fire for cutting Marcus Smith loose last week. Now, …
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 11:52
How Johnny Sexton rates the current Scotland team
Andy Farrell’s men travel to Edinburgh with Grand Slam aspirations still in tact.
09 Mar, 10:59
Many are saying the same thing about Owen Farrell being dropped
The news of Marcus Smith starting at fly-half for England's 'Le Crunch' fixture against France and Owen Farrell being dropped has …
Ian Cameron
09 Mar, 10:03
Warren Gatland admits there's 'a significant split' in Wales squad
Wales tackle Italy after losing their first three Six Nations games.
09 Mar, 9:38
Borthwick explains picking Smith for England start, dropping Farrell
England boss Steve Borthwick has explained that goal-kicking wasn’t the only factor considered in his huge decision to drop skip…
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 9:33
'I think it is probably the biggest game I'll have played for Scotland'
Matt Fagerson is revelling in the wave of “excitement” Scotland are currently riding as he gears up for his biggest game yet f…
09 Mar, 9:08
Borthwick reveals how Farrell reacted to getting benched by England
Steve Borthwick has explained how Owen Farrell reacted this week to his demotion from the England starting team to face France thi…
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 8:58
Borthwick names England team with Smith at No10, Farrell dropped
Steve Borthwick has named his England team to host France this Saturday, making one changes from the win over Wales - the dramatic…
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 7:34
Woodward praises axing of Owen Farrell just 2 days after backing him for RWC
World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward has backed the sensational dropping of England flyhalf Owen Farrell for their Guinness …
Ian Cameron
09 Mar, 6:06
Warren Gatland names Wales team with six changes and no AWJ
Warren Gatland has made six changes to his Wales team - including axing record caps holder Alun Wyn Jones - for Saturday’s de fa…
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 5:53
Fabien Galthie names a France team with three changes for England
France boss Fabien Galthie has named a team to take on England this Saturday at Twickenham that contains three changes from the Gu…
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 5:16
Italy make one team change and alter bench split to face Wales
Italy boss Kieran Crowley has made one enforced change to his starting team to host Wales this Saturday in Rome following the Guin…
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 4:12
The Zach Mercer confession that won't help England's pack
Zach Mercer has a confession to make and it is bad news for the England pack who are preparing to face a French forward onslaught …
Chris Jones
09 Mar, 3:52
Hoggy the Test centurion hoping to celebrate Triple Crown glory
The Scotland full-back has thrilled a generation of rugby fans and he is hoping to bring a Triple Crown back to Murrayfield
Bryn Palmer
09 Mar, 2:39
The Exeter verdict on Borthwick's England overlooking Sam Simmonds
Rob Baxter has shared his thoughts on how Sam Simmonds is coping with his difficult England situation under Steve Borthwick.
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 2:29
London Irish on why price is now right for Ben White with Scotland
London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidney has given his verdict on the flourish that has swept Ben White into the No9 Scotland …
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 2:18
Ellis Genge explains 'cringey reality' of the current England team
Ellis Genge views the final two rounds of the Guinness Six Nations as the ultimate barometer of the advances made so far during St…
08 Mar, 16:00
Scotland hail 'special' Hogg, outline frustration over Gilchrist
Scotland defence coach Steve Tandy paid tribute to special player Stuart Hogg as the Exeter full-back gets ready to win his 100th …
08 Mar, 12:01
Josh van der Flier and the early round four Ireland Grand Slam hype
Josh van der Flier has had his say on Grand Slam proclamations ahead of a tricky Guinness Six Nations round four trip for Ireland …
08 Mar, 11:13
Clive Woodward names the No10 that can win England the World Cup
Clive Woodward has called on Steve Borthwick to end the confusion over the England No10 position. Tuesday’s decision to cut Geor…
Liam Heagney
08 Mar, 9:46
Wales announce squad for TikTok Women's Six Nations
Wales Women's Head coach Ioan Cunningham has named his senior squad for the upcoming TikTok Six Nations.
Lucy Lomax
08 Mar, 8:46
Neil Jenkins has made a ballsy World Cup prediction about Wales
Neil Jenkins is confident that current pain can become long-term gain for Wales by the time they arrive at this year’s World Cup…
08 Mar, 8:45
Skipper Owen Farrell set to be dropped by England - report
England boss Steve Borthwick is reportedly seriously considering starting Marcus Smith in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash …
Liam Heagney
08 Mar, 7:13
What London Irish have made of England excluding Hassell-Collins
London Irish boss Declan Kidney has given his verdict on how Ollie Hassell-Collins has reacted to his recent England rejection.
Liam Heagney
08 Mar, 6:04
The goal-kicking advice Jonny Wilkinson has given Owen Farrell
England skipper Owen Farrell has been working with Jonny Wilkinson to reverse the goal-kicking slump that has affected him through…
07 Mar, 16:00
England explain Smith over Ford decision and latest Lawes injury
Marcus Smith has won his duel with George Ford for the role of England fly-half understudy to Owen Farrell for the biggest test of…
07 Mar, 13:24
Has Steve Borthwick settled on his World Cup No 9?
Jack van Poortvliet is in the box-seat for the England No 9 shirt but there are a smattering of quality options hellbent reclaimin…
Tom Bradshaw
07 Mar, 12:34
Faletau explains negative effect of Wales' contracts crisis
Wales star Taulupe Faletau says it is hard to give your all against the crushing contractual and financial backdrop that has engul…
07 Mar, 10:45
Smith wins Ford battle but England update is bad news for Lawes
Marcus Smith has won his England battle with George Ford, the Harlequins out-half getting retained by Steve Borthwick in the squad…
Liam Heagney
07 Mar, 10:09
Scotland call up four for Ireland, including fit-again Rory Darge
Scotland have posted a 35-word message on Twitter confirming their squad changes - including the naming of Rory Darge - for next S…
Liam Heagney
07 Mar, 8:01
How the selection of Ollie Lawrence has 'solved' England's No 10 conundrum
Whoever wears No 10 for England, they will perform better with Ollie Lawrence outside them.
Nick Bishop
07 Mar, 7:17
How the selection of Ollie Lawrence has 'solved' England's No 10 conundrum
Whoever wears No 10 for England, they will perform better with Ollie Lawrence outside them.
Nick Bishop
07 Mar, 7:17
Ireland name 37-man squad that shows five changes from round three
Andy Farrell has named a 37-strong Ireland squad for this Sunday’s match away to Scotland that shows five changes from the start…
Liam Heagney
07 Mar, 5:59
The Freddie Steward message for France, and his most feared No10
England full-back Freddie Steward has issued a warning to France ahead of Saturday’s round four Guinness Six Nations match at Tw…
Liam Heagney
07 Mar, 4:54
Jelonch's father goes after France for mismanaging his son against Scotland
Jelonch's father Jérôme penned a scathing response to the management of his son by the French team in the Six Nations clash with…
Kim Ekin
06 Mar, 21:32
Red carded Grant Gilchrist to miss rest of Six Nations
Grant Gilchrist will miss the rest of Scotland’s Guinness Six Nations campaign after being handed a three-week ban following his…
06 Mar, 6:44
Wales wing Alex Cuthbert ruled out of Six Nations
Wales wing Alex Cuthbert will miss the rest of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations with a foot injury.
06 Mar, 5:09
Marcus Smith named in latest 36-strong England squad
England coach Steve Borthwick has kept his promise to Marcus Smith, naming the out-half in the squad for next weekend’s Guinness…
Liam Heagney
05 Mar, 13:01
Ollie Lawrence ready to 'find that dark place' for England in Le Crunch
Ollie Lawrence has only recently emerged from one dark place but against France next Saturday he will willingly hurl himself into …
04 Mar, 17:06
Anthony Watson reveals pre-game secret behind his try against Wales
Watson’s first England start in two years was decorated with a crucial 19th-minute try.
04 Mar, 3:54
Harlequins' take on 'unique' Dombrandt now thriving with England
Harlequins have had their say on seeing Alex Dombrandt thriving as the first-choice England No8 for the 2023 Guinness Six Nations …
Liam Heagney
03 Mar, 7:20
The 'first-rate' Joe Heyes response to losing England squad place
Richard Wigglesworth has given his take on how England squad regular Joe Heyes has reacted to his recent exclusion from the intern…
Liam Heagney
03 Mar, 6:33
The Bristol verdict on Harry Randall, the forgotten England No9
Bristol have given their verdict on the situation that has seen Harry Randall tumble down the England selection pecking order a ye…
Liam Heagney
03 Mar, 4:05
Wales stricken by same 'huge adversity' that effects English club rugby
Wales are under threat of propping up the Six Nations table.
03 Mar, 3:42
The Leicester verdict on Ollie Chessum becoming an England regular
Leicester have given their verdict on the emergence last month of Ollie Chessum as a regular starter in the England team. The 22-y…
Liam Heagney
02 Mar, 13:03
What Nigel Owens made of the red cards in France versus Scotland
Nigel Owens has reviewed the dramatic start to last Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations match in Paris where a red card for Grant Gilc…
Liam Heagney
02 Mar, 11:17
Paul O'Connell optimistic over injured backline trio
Grand Slam-chasing Ireland visit title rivals Scotland in round four of the Six Nations.
02 Mar, 9:54
How Jonny Wilkinson killed off 'Le Crunch'
Anglo-French rivalry has lacked a little rancour since a certain English superstar seduced the heart of French rugby
Gavin Mortimer
02 Mar, 8:17
England announce training squad for 2023 TikTok Women's Six Nations
England Women's Head coach Simon Middleton has named a 42-player training squad for the 2023 TikTok Women’s Six Nations, made up…
Lucy Lomax
02 Mar, 7:00
Ex-England player bemused by SRU's 'proper team' Scotland gamble
Former England out-half Andy Goode can’t fathom why the SRU have yet to offer Gregor Townsend a contract extension given how gre…
Liam Heagney
02 Mar, 6:15
The 'seething' reply Mike Brown gave when asked about Marcus Smith
Former Test full-back Mike Brown has admitted that he understands why England are currently selecting Owen Farrell as their No10 b…
Liam Heagney
02 Mar, 5:05
The 'glued to it' day Roy Keane visited the England rugby team
England cricketers Jonny Bairstow and Alastair Cook and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins have given talks in the past, but fo…
01 Mar, 16:00
Crisis for France as Haouas becomes their second banned tighthead
France tighthead Mohamed Haouas has had his 2023 Guinness Six Nations campaign ended by a ban following last Sunday’s red card i…
Liam Heagney
01 Mar, 12:18
Ireland name 32-Player Squad For TikTok Women's Six Nations
Ireland Women's Head Coach Greg McWilliams has today named a 32-player Ireland squad for the TikTok Women’s Six Nations, with th…
Lucy Lomax
01 Mar, 9:19
Mike Brown delivers a brutal put-down of Wales and Alun Wyn Jones
Mike Brown has delivered a damning assessment of last Saturday’s lethargic Wales performance, even accusing the legendary Alun W…
Liam Heagney
01 Mar, 9:17
Harlequins' verdict on Evans coaching Smith-less England this week
Harlequins have spoken about Nick Evans this week coaching attack to a 26-strong England squad that doesn’t include Marcus Smith…
Liam Heagney
01 Mar, 8:06
Exeter boss Rob Baxter wades into the Marcus Smith, England debate
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has backed the decision to release Harlequins star Marcus Smith from England duty for Saturday’s Gallaghe…
01 Mar, 6:50
Jones reject Ollie Lawrence explains why he fits Borthwick's England
Ollie Lawrence has explained why he feels a very different player with England under Steve Borthwick than under Eddie Jones, the p…
Liam Heagney
01 Mar, 3:19
Why an ex-England 10 won't take issue with token Smith cap in Wales
Former England international Andy Goode has explained why there should be no criticism of the token cap given to Marcus Smith vers…
Liam Heagney
01 Mar, 2:32
The promise Steve Borthwick has made to the excluded Marcus Smith
Steve Borthwick has given Marcus Smith assurance that he will be named in the England squad when it gathers next Sunday evening to…
Liam Heagney
28 Feb, 16:00
The Steve Borthwick verdict on his first three England matches
England boss Steve Borthwick has given his verdict on his first month of matches in charge of a team he claimed wasn’t good at a…
Liam Heagney
28 Feb, 11:54
The 'win-win' Harlequins reaction to England excluding Marcus Smith
Harlequins boss Tabai Matson has given his verdict on the decision by Steve Borthwick to exclude Marcus Smith from this week’s E…
Liam Heagney
28 Feb, 11:19
What Ben White makes of the trust Scotland now have for him
In-form Ben White is relishing the opportunity he has been given by Gregor Townsend to establish himself as the first-choice Scotl…
28 Feb, 8:16
Borthwick explains leaving Marcus Smith out of latest England squad
England head coach Steve Borthwick has explained why he felt it best to omit Marcus Smith from this week’s fallow week training …
Liam Heagney
28 Feb, 7:13
No Marcus Smith as England name latest 26-man training squad
England boss Steve Borthwick has named a 26 squad for this week’s fallow week training camp in Brighton following last Saturday…
Liam Heagney
28 Feb, 5:54
2024 Six Nations fixtures confirmed but doubt over Stade de France
The 2024 Guinness Six Nations will start and finish in France with Les Bleus respectively hosting Ireland and England - but neithe…
Liam Heagney
28 Feb, 4:18
Jack Nowell explains England axe message received from Borthwick
Seasoned international Jack Nowell has revealed the reason why Steve Borthwick axed him from his England plans for the 2023 Guinne…
Liam Heagney
28 Feb, 3:52
Three familiar faces recalled as Ireland name 27-man mini-camp squad
Andy Farrell has named a 27-man squad for this week’s two-day Ireland training camp, retaining 24 of the players included in the…
Liam Heagney
27 Feb, 9:13
Progress of Ollie Lawrence sees England's overreliance on Manu Tuilagi dwindle
The Six Nations gives players a platform to rewrite their stories and the Bath centre is proving he can thrive in adversity
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
27 Feb, 8:35
Wounded Wales release eight Six Nations players back to the regions
Warren Gatland has reacted to Saturday’s latest Guinness Six Nations defeat by releasing eight Wales squad players back to their…
Liam Heagney
27 Feb, 7:37
The reason why Huw Jones feels beaten Scotland can win Six Nations
Bullish Huw Jones is adamant Scotland are still very much alive and kicking in the battle for the Guinness Six Nations title despi…
27 Feb, 6:57
Mick Cleary: 'England may not gladden our souls but they are playing to type, just as Borthwick said they would'
Three games in and while not perfect, there are tentative signs of progress within the England camp after a forgettable afternoon …
Mick Cleary
27 Feb, 3:53
Andy Farrell optimistic Ireland will have key players back for Scotland
Ireland boss Andy Farrell is optimistic most of his sidelined stars will be fit and firing for a crunch Murrayfield showdown with …
26 Feb, 21:24
Gregor Townsend on Scotland performance and Gilchrist red card
The Scots were 19-0 down after a torrid opening 20-minute period in Stade de France.
26 Feb, 15:57
Ref Watch: The obvious question as unwanted Six Nations history made
Not too many years ago two red cards – or sendings off as they then would have been termed – in the opening 11 minutes of an i…
Paul Smith
26 Feb, 13:49
Scotland player ratings vs France | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Scotland player ratings: Scotland's hopes of a first Six Nations Grand Slam were brought to an end in Paris as France edged a puls…
Gavin Harper
26 Feb, 11:43
Scotland brought down to earth in France after horror start
Gregor Townsend’s side were ripped apart early on as the hosts raced into a 19-0 lead.
26 Feb, 11:22
France player ratings vs Scotland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Although France, last year's Grand Slam winners, suffered a setback in their previous match against Ireland, they were eager to re…
Ian Cameron
26 Feb, 11:05
England's Freddie Steward compared to cricket prodigy Harry Brook
The full-back was in inspired form during England’s Six Nations victory over Wales.
26 Feb, 8:50
'We do talk about it' - Grand Slam chat not taboo in Ireland camp
The world’s top-ranked nation were far from convincing in Rome.
26 Feb, 5:15
Ireland's Aussie wing Mack Hansen makes post-game TV blunder
Australian wing Mack Hansen has scored a brace of tries for Ireland as they held off a spirited challenge from hosts Italy in Rome…
26 Feb, 4:30
It's time to move on from Owen Farrell
It is very difficult to see how this happens with the conservative Owen Farrell calling the shots as fly half and captain.
Paul Smith
26 Feb, 4:07
Ref Watch: Any doubt around Mathieu Raynal is over
If any doubt did remain, French official Mathieu Raynal secured a place at his home World Cup later this year with an accomplished…
Paul Smith
26 Feb, 3:09
Five takeaways from the England win over Wales in the Six Nations
The round three table makes painful reading for Wales. Their attacking bluntness is portrayed in their scoring of a tournament-wor…
Liam Heagney
26 Feb, 2:37
The England explanation why Marcus Smith played less than a minute
Steve Borthwick has defended the strategy regarding his England replacements in Cardiff, an approach that restricted Marcus Smith …
Liam Heagney
25 Feb, 16:37
'My mother's going to go mad': Andy Farrell relieved as Ireland win 'proper Test match' against Italy
Andy Farrell insists Test matches should be anxious affairs after depleted Ireland survived a major scare to keep alive their hope…
25 Feb, 15:36
The Owen Farrell verdict on his kicking display versus Wales
England skipper Owen Farrell has given his verdict on the standard of his kicking in his team’s Guinness Six Nations win over Wa…
Liam Heagney
25 Feb, 15:21
The 'few areas' where Gatland felt Wales improved in latest loss
Warren Gatland has refused to blame the off-the-field contractual shenanigans in Wales for Saturday’s latest championship defeat…
Liam Heagney
25 Feb, 14:39
Richie Gray urges Scotland not to be spooked by the occasion against France
Richie Gray insists in-form Scotland must not allow themselves to be spooked by the magnitude of their Guinness Six Nations match …
25 Feb, 14:12
England player ratings vs Wales | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
England player ratings live from Principality Stadium: Rome witnessed a humdinger of an all-frills Italy-Ireland contest but this …
Liam Heagney
25 Feb, 13:05
Ollie Lawrence clinches England win over Wales in subdued Cardiff
England posted a first statement win of the Steve Borthwick era as they heaped further misery on Wales with a 20-10 victory in Car…
25 Feb, 12:58
Wales player ratings vs England - 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Wales player ratings: It’s not been an easy few weeks for Welsh rugby. With fans unsure whether the England game would go ahead …
Will Owen
25 Feb, 12:39
Raphael Ibanez on what France expect from Finn Russell
Raphael Ibanez insists France are prepared for the threat of Scotland talisman Finn Russell as they bid to get their Guinness Six …
25 Feb, 11:41
Shaky Ireland avoid upset in Italy to keep Grand Slam hopes alive
Fearless Italy had the world’s number one side rattled for large parts of a relentless Guinness Six Nations encounter at Stadio …
25 Feb, 10:37
Warren Gatland's relationship with players not what it was - Andy Goode
There’s never been a build-up like it in 142 years of the fixture but England need to show they’ve learned the lessons of just…
Andy Goode
25 Feb, 5:45
Silencing Cardiff crowd a priority says England's inside man
Former Cardiff Metropolitan University student Dombrandt knows the impact home fans will have on Warren Gatland’s men.
25 Feb, 4:14
Nick Evans knows what 'it feels like' for benched Marcus Smith
The Harlequins fly-half was dropped after the opening Six Nations defeat by Scotland.
25 Feb, 3:47
How Jonny Hill is coping with his 'ego shock' England rejection
Sale have shared their thoughts on the shock to the ego suffered in recent weeks by Jonny Hill with his exclusion by England.
Liam Heagney
25 Feb, 2:27
Ken Owens on Wales strike: 'It is a shame it got as far as it did'
Owens is hoping never to see a repeat of the off-field issues which have dominated the build-up to this weekend’s showdown with …
24 Feb, 11:03
Mike Catt reveals role flight played in Garry Ringrose injury
The 28-year-old will be replaced by Stuart McCloskey against Italy at Stadio Olimpico.
24 Feb, 10:10
Garry Ringrose withdrawl sees Ireland field 35-stone centre partnership
Ireland centre Garry Ringrose has been withdrawn from the matchday squad to face Italy in the third round of the Guinness Six Nati…
Ian Cameron
24 Feb, 8:49
Scotland explain why they have chosen Watson to start versus France
Gregor Townsend has challenged his Scotland players to go up a few levels as he backed them to deal with the formidable test they …
24 Feb, 7:12
One change for France as Galthie names his team to host Scotland
Fabien Galthie has announced a France team to host Scotland on Sunday that contains just one starting XV alteration from the round…
Liam Heagney
24 Feb, 5:18
Ireland vs Italy: 5 talking points as Andy Farrell's selection rigidity questioned
Andy Farrell’s men head to Stadio Olimpico on the back of wins over Wales and France.
24 Feb, 4:48
One change for Scotland as Townsend names his team to play France
Gregor Townsend has named a Scotland team to take on France away this Sunday that has just one change - Hamish Watson for Luke Cro…
Liam Heagney
24 Feb, 3:11
Why Warren Gatland believes England didn't do 'their homework'
Wales boss Warren Gatland believes England might have preferred a closed Principality Stadium roof for Saturday’s Guinness Six N…
23 Feb, 22:57
The strategic shift behind Finn Russell's Scotland comeback
Finn Russell's turn of form with Scotland has not happened by chance.
Nick Bishop
23 Feb, 14:21
Zander Fagerson makes priceless quip about recent hamstring injury
Scotland prop Zander Fagerson will continue to savour every moment of playing alongside his younger brother for club and country.
23 Feb, 13:25
3 hot takes as Steve Borthwick names England team to visit Wales
Thursday was like old times with new England boss Steve Borthwick. His opening two team selection conferences had been very lively…
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 13:02
What England really made of this week's Wales strike threat
England coach Steve Borthwick has revealed he always planned that this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations match versus Wales in Car…
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 10:31
Gatland explains Wales benching Biggar, axing North and Williams
Warren Gatland says Wales’ focus will include drawing a line in the sand on off-field issues as they prepare for a Guinness Six …
23 Feb, 9:54
Andy Farrell on why Byrne and Casey deserve their Ireland starts
Ireland boss Andy Farrell has insisted that rookie half-back pair Ross Byrne and Craig Casey fully merit the opportunity to run th…
23 Feb, 9:36
The Borthwick verdict on naming Courtney Lawes as an England sub
England boss Steve Borthwick has shared his thoughts on his decision to recall the fit-again Courtney Lawes to the match day squad…
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 9:09
England explain why Watson is getting his first start in 23 months
Steve Borthwick has explained why he felt compelled to give Anthony Watson his first England start since March 2021.
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 7:45
Six changes for the Italy-bound Ireland, including new half-backs
Andy Farrell has named an Ireland team to play Italy on Saturday that shows six changes - including a new half-back partnership - …
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 7:03
One change as Steve Borthwick names his England team to play Wales
Steve Borthwick has confirmed an England team to take on Wales on Saturday in the Guinness Six Nations that contains just one chan…
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 6:36
9 changes as Gatland finally names his Wales team to host England
Warren Gatland has unveiled the Wales team to host England this Saturday in Guinness Six Nations round three, the head coach picki…
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 6:19
Garbisi back as Italy name team with three changes to play Ireland
Italy have made three changes to their starting team to face Ireland on Saturday in the Guinness Six Nations, including the recall…
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 5:16
The 'sensitive' way red-carded Manu Tuilagi has reacted to his ban
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has provided an update on how Manu Tuilagi is coping with the ban he copped on Tuesday at a disciplinary …
Liam Heagney
23 Feb, 4:43
The fanboy backstory to Freddie Steward's motivation against Wales
Steward was in the stands as a fan when England clinched a dramatic victory at the Principality Stadium in 2017.
23 Feb, 2:37
Van der Flier emerges from the shadows
The reigning World Player of the Year is an example of what can be achieved through hard work and a strong faith
Garry Doyle
22 Feb, 16:02
Sione Tuipulotu calls on Scotland to treat France showdown as 'Grand Final'
Sione Tuipulotu has called on buoyant Scotland to treat this weekend’s showdown with France like a cup final.
22 Feb, 14:23
Mack Hansen says Ireland need to 'rough up' Italian poster boy Ange Capuozzo
Hansen, the Australian winger who qualifies for Ireland through his Cork-born mother, is wary of "genuine superstars" in the oppos…
22 Feb, 14:11
Ken Owens explains why Wales' players have withdrawn strike threat
Ken Owens believes that Wales’ players had to make a stand after a threat of player strike action was withdrawn and the go-ahead…
22 Feb, 13:35
The Sale verdict on how Ben Curry has been treated by England
Alex Sanderson has given his verdict on the in-out-in-out-in way that Ben Curry has been treated in recent weeks by England.
Liam Heagney
22 Feb, 13:17
WRU confirms Saturday's Wales game with England is definitely on
Wales’ Six Nations match against England in Cardiff on Saturday will go ahead after potential strike action from Welsh players o…
22 Feb, 12:12
Ireland name new captain versus Italy as injured Sexton won't play
James Ryan has admitted he has big shoes to fill as he prepares to captain Grand Slam-chasing Ireland against Italy in place of th…
22 Feb, 10:56
Sale confirm Tom Curry's Six Nations with England is over
Sale have confirmed that the Guinness Six Nations campaign with England is over for Tom Curry after his latest setback.
Liam Heagney
22 Feb, 10:35
Crisis talks begin with Wales' clash versus England still in doubt
Wales’ Guinness Six Nations clash against England remained under threat on Wednesday amid possible player strike action and plan…
22 Feb, 5:43
The England view on the threatened player strike in Wales
England assistant Kevin Sinfield and skipper Owen Farrell have shared their thoughts on the current standoff in Wales that has thr…
22 Feb, 3:59
Out-of-favour England midfielder Manu Tuilagi banned for red card
Manu Tuilagi has learned his fate following last Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership red card for Sale at Northampton, the out-of-f…
Liam Heagney
21 Feb, 11:59
George Ford and Tom Curry out as Borthwick cuts England squad to 26
Steve Borthwick has cut his England squad from 36 to 26 players ahead of Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations match away to Wales, re…
Liam Heagney
21 Feb, 10:10
Dan Sheehan takes swipe at 'harsh' media over Ross Byrne
Ireland hooker Dan Sheehan believes the media have been harsh in their judgement of fly-half Ross Byrne as his Leinster teammate p…
21 Feb, 9:58
Why Wayne Smith is incorrect about the rolling maul
The rolling maul isn't quite the weapon Wayne Smith makes it out to be.
Nick Bishop
21 Feb, 8:52
Gatland responds to Tuesday's called-off Wales team announcement
Warren Gatland is confident Wales’ clash with England on Saturday will go ahead and hopes the dispute between his players and th…
21 Feb, 7:17
The legendary Jonathan Davies slams 'scandalous position' in Wales
Welsh rugby legend Jonathan Davies has slammed the situation in Wales that has led to the threatened players' strike for next week…
Liam Heagney
21 Feb, 6:54
Wales call off their planned Tuesday Six Nations team announcement
Warren Gatland has been unable to name as planned his Wales team to face England in this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations.
Liam Heagney
21 Feb, 5:50
Italian renaissance: 'We're sending a big message to the world of rugby. We're coming for all of you.'
There is a sense of hope stirring in Italy as a reformed structure, generational talent and belief course through its players
Alasdair Mackenzie
21 Feb, 5:02
The end of the road for Manu Tuilagi
Maybe Manu Tuilagi is just never going to be the man England rugby needs him to be.
Daniel Gallan
20 Feb, 12:22
Three players called up as Ireland lose another lock
Fresh from losing Tadhg Beirne, Ireland have lost another second row for at least the duration of the Guinness Six Nations.
Ian Cameron
20 Feb, 8:04
Can the power of song lift beleaguered Wales to reignite their fire?
The Principality Stadium is renowned for its atmosphere, where players voices can be drowned out by wall of noise and mellifluous …
Jack Zorab
20 Feb, 1:17
George Ford one of three heavy-hitting England recalls
George Ford is one three big name recalls as Steve Borthwick named a 36-player England squad ahead of Wales.
Ian Cameron
19 Feb, 12:32
'I love that': Maro Itoje welcomes Welsh hostility
Maro Itoje will welcome the noise generated by a hostile Principality Stadium when England and Wales collide.
18 Feb, 17:53
Warren Gatland confident Wales-England clash will go ahead
Warren Gatland says he is confident that Wales’ Guinness Six Nations clash against England will go ahead.
18 Feb, 17:47
'Extremely dangerous': Red card ruins Manu Tuilagi's England hopes
England hopes that Manu Tuilagi could show top form this weekend for Sale and force his way back into the selection debate for the…
Liam Heagney
18 Feb, 9:51
'The Welsh are not very keen on us' - Vunipola fears Wales backlash
Wales have lost their opening two Six Nations matches and their players have threatened to go on strike over contracts.
18 Feb, 3:29
The Scotland message Matt Scott recently received from Townsend
Matt Scott hasn’t given up all hope of receiving a Scotland call-up, revealing that Gregor Townsend was in touch last month to k…
Liam Heagney
18 Feb, 3:12
5 hot takes on the 'strike threat' chaos affecting rugby in Wales
Wales are due to host fierce Guinness Six Nations rivals England next week - but the build-up has been engulfed by a possibility o…
17 Feb, 5:42
Ireland camp react to losing 'phenomenal' Tadhg Beirne
The 31-year-old Munster player has been ruled out for up to 12 weeks.
17 Feb, 3:34
Wales turf Netflix out as Alun Wyn Jones addresses alleged dinner walkout
Former Wales captain speaks out on player uncertainty over contracts.
16 Feb, 10:58
Warren Gatland breaks silence on strike threat to England game
Wales head coach Warren Gatland would not support his players if they decided to strike ahead of their Guinness Six Nations clash …
16 Feb, 7:30
WRPA statement: 'This is not a game of Championship Manager'
Strike action by players is a possibility as the Wales squad continue preparations to face Guinness Six Nations opponents England …
16 Feb, 6:21
Referees prone to 'back out' of red cards claims former Test coach
Former Ireland head coach Eddie O'Sullivan says he believes referees are under pressure to avoid issuing red cards given the conse…
Ian Cameron
16 Feb, 3:11
Why Wales' players will be 'galvanised' by off-field issues
England forwards coach Richard Cockerill believes that Wales’ players will be galvanised by current off-field issues ahead of ne…
16 Feb, 0:20
England forwards coach Richard Cockerill laughs off calls to outlaw the maul
Richard Cockerill has hit back at calls in New Zealand to outlaw the maul by declaring England will enthusiastically continue to u…
16 Feb, 0:07
The 'biggest worry' Bradley Davies has over strike threat in Wales
Wales international Bradley Davies believes player strike action would be the last option amid an ongoing contracts freeze in Wels…
15 Feb, 10:38
Hugo Keenan becomes first 7s graduate to sign IRFU central contract
Ireland full-back Hugo Keenan has seen his stellar form rewarded with a three-year IRFU deal. The Leinster No15 was one of the pla…
Liam Heagney
15 Feb, 10:13
France get a case of the pre-World Cup jitters
Ireland’s emphatic win in Dublin has exposed the Bleus’ deficiencies and opened up insecurities in the host nation 
Gavin Mortimer
15 Feb, 9:37
England issue Lawes update, reveal friendly fire hurt Sinckler
England are ready to pitch Courtney Lawes straight into their crunch Guinness Six Nations clash with Wales if he impresses during …
15 Feb, 9:35
'Line the streets... demand this shambles be over'
Former Wales international Andrew Coombs has given his support to possible player strike action amid a freeze on new contract offe…
15 Feb, 7:02
Atonio banned after accepting tackle should have been a red card
France prop Uini Atonio has been banned following his citing for foul play during last Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations match in …
Liam Heagney
15 Feb, 6:25
Sonny Bill Williams has waded into the Wales players' strike threat
Ex-All Blacks midfielder Sonny Bill Williams had waded into the debate over the threatened players’ strike ahead of Wales hostin…
Liam Heagney
15 Feb, 5:43
How Ireland and Scotland exposed the latest trend in rugby defences
Rugby league defence coaches have become all the rage in the Six Nations - but they'll have to rethink their strategies.
Nick Bishop
15 Feb, 4:57
How Wales fans have reacted online to players' strike threat
Former Wales back-rower Sam Cross believes the online reaction to the player strike threat ahead of the Guinness Six Nations match…
Liam Heagney
15 Feb, 4:37
Ollie Lawrence on the England 'help' he received from Owen Farrell
Ollie Lawrence believes the financial crisis at Worcester helped provide the fresh start that his career needed as he aims to buil…
15 Feb, 3:30
The 'real change' that Brian O'Driscoll has seen in Garry Ringrose
Topping the chart for missed tackles is an accolade no Guinness Six Nations player wants to have, but legendary Ireland midfielder…
Liam Heagney
15 Feb, 3:09
How Owen Williams could fire a Welsh renaissance
The Welsh attack has been blunt and ineffective in the first two rounds of the Six Nations so every position will be scrutinised, …
Will Owen
14 Feb, 15:10
Strike threat leaves the Wales versus England game in doubt
Wales’ professional players could consider strike action ahead of next week's game versus England amid a new contracts freeze in…
14 Feb, 14:53
Blair Kinghorn on losing the Scotland No10 shirt to Finn Russell
Blair Kinghorn has admitted he can have no complaints about losing the Scotland No10 jersey to the resurgent Finn Russell over the…
14 Feb, 12:27
The Sale verdict on Manu Tuilagi being omitted by England
Sale boss Alex Sanderson believes that a simmering Manu Tuilagi is ready to prove that his England career isn’t over when he fac…
Chris Jones
14 Feb, 12:06
England aren't going to win anything playing boring rugby - Andy Goode
Steve Borthwick got his selection right against Italy but there has to be a mindset shift if England are to get fans out of their …
Andy Goode
14 Feb, 7:29
England sweating on fitness of Kyle Sinckler ahead of Wales clash
Sinckler has been omitted from a 26-man squad that will take part in a three-day training camp in London this week.
14 Feb, 7:12
'Wanting to build': Scotland focused on improving in their next Six Nations clash
George Turner believes Scotland are ready to flourish now that they have learned to focus on sustained improvement instead of dwel…
13 Feb, 23:57
'Can't rewind the clock': Borthwick desperate to understand England's bad habit
Steve Borthwick is to urgently investigate England’s habit of fading that has been evident in his two matches in charge, knowing…
13 Feb, 23:48
France prop Uini Atonio cited for controversial tackle
France prop Uini Atonio has been cited for his high tackle on Ireland hooker Rob Herring during Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations.…
13 Feb, 6:51
The Wayne Barnes tweet that hasn't aged well
Referee Wayne Barnes commendably hasn’t shied away from using social media despite the massive amount of abuse received in Novem…
Liam Heagney
13 Feb, 3:31
Mick Cleary: 'Even Tom Curry will have to go some to reclaim that starting shirt. Willis is back in the frame'
England put some pride back into the shirt with a much-improved effort against an ambitious Italy side, but there is still work to…
Mick Cleary
13 Feb, 2:39
'We're well behind the eight ball': Why the Six Nations is better than TRC
If the opening two rounds of this year’s Six Nations is anything to go by, then the World Cup in France could be a momentous tou…
Finn Morton
12 Feb, 18:38
'I don't think I'll ever get over that. That will be a scar I hold forever'
Willis scored the opening try and led the defensive effort with a colossal 20 tackles in the 53 minutes he was on the pitch.
12 Feb, 14:17
Biggar called on to apologise after incident branded 'not a good look'
Wales flyhalf Dan Biggar has copped flak online after openly chewing out teammate Rio Dyer for a poorly executed pass against Scot…
Ian Cameron
12 Feb, 12:58
'Predictable and boring' England win hasn't convinced everyone
England may have convincingly beat Italy 31-14 to rid Steve Borthwick of his winless tag in the Six Nations, but not everyone was …
Ian Cameron
12 Feb, 12:19
Borthwick's midfield surgery pays off as England dispatch Italy
England dismantled a disappointing Italy to give the Steve Borthwick era lift off with a 31-14 Guinness Six Nations victory at Twi…
12 Feb, 11:34
England player ratings vs Italy | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
This is not a game that will live long in the memory, and considering the fireworks in Dublin and Edinburgh yesterday, this one-si…
Daniel Gallan
12 Feb, 11:11
Warren Gatland's frank admission about where Wales are at
Wales have lost their opening two Six Nations matches.
12 Feb, 8:21
'They could have played like this for 2 days' - France react to Ireland defeat
France may have built their success in the 2022 Six Nations by abandoning possession and counter-punching their opponents...
12 Feb, 7:43
Wales are being savaged following record loss to Scotland
Warren Gatland's Wales are being savaged after they suffered a record 35-7 loss to Scotland, one which had stood for 140 years of …
Ian Cameron
12 Feb, 5:13
Sexton: 'It keeps the older lads going, keeps us hungry and loving it'
Johnny Sexton believes the togetherness fostered by head coach Andy Farrell is Ireland’s greatest strength following another lan…
12 Feb, 4:41
Five takeaways from the Ireland win over France in the Six Nations
Hype is a word seemingly not in the vocabulary of Andy Farrell, which is a pity as it would be great for the sport if he started p…
Liam Heagney
12 Feb, 3:26
Scottish rugby enters uncharted territory
Early in the second half, a wave of anxiety swept around Murrayfield. You could feel the nerves in the simmering atmosphere.
Jamie Lyall
12 Feb, 3:02
Gregor Townsend warns Scotland must 'improve again' despite back-to-back wins
Scotland will be looking to extend their unbeaten start to the Guinness Six Nations in France in two weeks.
11 Feb, 20:48
'I'd be worried': England must 'find our own fire' before Italian Test
Ellis Genge has demanded England look inwards for inspiration rather than relying on the roar of Twickenham when they face an Ital…
11 Feb, 20:43
'I'd be worried': England must 'find our own fire' before Italian Test
Ellis Genge has demanded England look inwards for inspiration rather than relying on the roar of Twickenham when they face an Ital…
11 Feb, 20:43
The French tactic that was 'little bit surprising' to Andy Farrell
Andy Farrell strode into his Aviva Stadium media briefing full of the joys of spring after his Ireland team had defeated France 32…
Liam Heagney
11 Feb, 13:38
The Ireland verdict on Atonio yellow and Beirne's worrying injury
Ireland boss Andy Farrell has given his verdict on the yellow-carded tackle from French prop Uini Atonio that left Rob Herring una…
Liam Heagney
11 Feb, 12:59
Scotland player ratings vs Wales | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Scotland player ratings: Scotland backed up their Calcutta Cup success with a bonus point 35-7 thumping of a hapless Wales at Murr…
Gavin Harper
11 Feb, 12:50
Wales player ratings vs Scotland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Wales player ratings: Wales’ first round performance didn’t go as planned, but Warren Gatland used his strong record against S…
Will Owen
11 Feb, 11:38
Ireland player ratings vs France | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Ireland player ratings live from Aviva Stadium: The arrival of France in Dublin two years on from their last visit was the perfect…
Liam Heagney
11 Feb, 10:47
Ireland undisputed world No.1 with victory over France
Ireland propelled themselves into pole position for Guinness Six Nations glory with a gripping 32-19 bonus-point victory over reig…
11 Feb, 10:37
France player ratings vs Ireland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
France player ratings: Ireland hosted the reigning Grand Slam champions France in Dublin with the aim of securing their 13th conse…
Ian Cameron
11 Feb, 10:18
'Absolutely atrocious' - Wayne Barnes hammered over questionable call
Referee Wayne Barnes came in for heavy criticism online after yellowing carding French prop Uini Atonio in the Guinness Six Nation…
Ian Cameron
11 Feb, 9:20
'Any time he gets the ball he looks like he will break a tackle'
The London Irish wing is available again after an ankle injury.
11 Feb, 7:31
Steve Borthwick reveals how Ben Youngs reacted to his England axe
England boss Steve Borthwick has finally addressed his midweek decision to scratch men’s record caps holder Ben Youngs from the …
Liam Heagney
11 Feb, 3:32
Biggar's barbed comments about coverage of Scotland
Wales have won six of their last seven Tests at Murrayfield.
11 Feb, 2:39
'It doesn't matter to us that Farrell is playing 10'
The Azzurri suffered late heartbreak in their Six Nations opener against France.
11 Feb, 2:30
France on playing in Ireland: 'It is not far off hell but also it is not far off paradise either'
Ireland have made the ground a fortress, with head coach Andy Farrell urging the capacity crowd to help enhance his impressive rec…
10 Feb, 15:35
3 hot takes as England talk up a bench with Marcus Smith on it
England have yet to convince on the field under new head coach Steve Borthwick but no one can accuse him of staging dull team sele…
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 13:31
The verdict from England on naming Slade and Lawrence at midfield
Steve Borthwick has outlined why he felt compelled to name Henry Slade in an England midfield partnership with Ollie Lawrence.
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 11:36
Borthwick explains dropping Smith and naming Farrell as England No10
England boss Steve Borthwick has explained his reason for shelving the 10/12 combination of Marcus Smith and Owen Farrell.
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 10:14
Marcus Smith dropped as England name team to host Italy
Steve Borthwick has named an England team to play Italy this Sunday in the Guinness Six Nations that shows three changes - includi…
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 9:06
The 'special' tribute Scotland want to pay to the late Doddie Weir
Scotland captain Jamie Ritchie is determined to get his hands on the Doddie Weir Cup on Saturday and make the former lock’s fami…
10 Feb, 8:49
Two changes as Italy name team to play England in the Six Nations
Kieran Crowley has named an Italy team to play England this Sunday in the Guinness Six Nations that shows two changes from the XV …
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 7:58
The Eddie Jones reply to England criticism from Steve Borthwick
Eddie Jones has admitted that Steve Borthwick was probably right when stating he had inherited an England team that weren’t good…
10 Feb, 5:29
Conor Murray set to start for Ireland despite family emergency
Seasoned Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray is set to start for Ireland in this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations match versus France…
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 3:00
Marcus Smith set to be dropped by England - reports
Media reports in England have claimed that Marcus Smith will be dropped by Steve Borthwick for this Sunday’s Guinness Six Nation…
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 2:14
England wing Max Malins shocked by reasons for omission in Six Nations
Max Malins admits it came as a shock when told by Eddie Jones that he was being dropped by England during last year’s Guinness S…
09 Feb, 16:33
3 hot takes as Gregor Townsend names Scotland team to host Wales
Scotland were exceptional in attack last weekend, beating England with a heartwarming zest to register yet another Calcutta Cup vi…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 11:12
Why Steve Borthwick must call time on England's playmaking experiment
The analysis doesn't lie; it's time for Steve Borthwick to ditch the Smith-Farrell axis.
Nick Bishop
09 Feb, 10:40
3 hot takes as Andy Farrell names Ireland team to host France
Having produced the most impressive performance out of all the teams in Guinness Six Nations round one, Ireland will be looking to…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 10:00
Warren Gatland's message for axed Lions trio
Warren Gatland’s side are aiming to bounce back after an opening Six Nations defeat against Ireland.
09 Feb, 8:29
3 hot takes as Warren Gatland names Wales team to visit Scotland,
Desperate times call for desperate measures and the damaging downturn in Wales has now resulted in Warren Gatland taking a sledgeh…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 8:16
Ireland name team to host France in Six Nations round two
Andy Farrell has named an Ireland team to play France this Saturday in Dublin that contains one change from last Saturday’s Guin…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 8:07
Dan Cole: 'The last time I was in the England scrum it didn't go so well'
Cole was dropped by Eddie Jones after the 2019 World Cup final.
09 Feb, 7:34
Scotland name team to host Wales in Six Nations round two
Gregor Townsend has named a Scotland team to play Wales this Saturday in Edinburgh that shows just one change from last Saturday…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 7:05
3 hot takes as Fabien Galthie names France team to visit Ireland
When you are in charge of a team that has won 14 matches on the bounce, panic isn’t the sensible reaction following a single und…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 6:30
Gatland axes 3 Lions as Wales name team for Scotland
Warren Gatland has named a Wales team to play Scotland this Saturday in Edinburgh that shows five changes from last Saturday’s G…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 6:05
France name team to visit Ireland in Six Nations round two
Fabien Gatlthie has named a France team to play Ireland this Saturday in Dublin that shows no changes from last Sunday’s Guinnes…
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 5:07
Kevin Sinfield explains why England have dropped Ben Youngs
Ben Youngs faces an uncertain Test future after he was dropped by England for this Sunday's Guinness Six Nations clash with Italy.…
08 Feb, 13:18
Stuart McCloskey on why his face didn't fit with Schmidt's Ireland
Ireland centre Stuart McCloskey had admitted he does not fully understand why he was regularly overlooked by former head coach Joe…
08 Feb, 13:04
Johnny Sexton has issued fitness update ahead of Ireland vs France
Reigning Grand Slam champions France are the only major nation yet to suffer defeat against Andy Farrell’s Ireland.
08 Feb, 12:00
Declan Danaher explains raw emotions of Ollie Hassell-Collins' hug
If there was a post-game picture to tug at the heartstrings last Saturday from an England perspective, the sight of Declan Danaher…
Liam Heagney
08 Feb, 11:43
Youngs and Curry axed as England cut their squad from 36 to 29
Steve Borthwick has cut his England squad from 36 to 29 ahead of this Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations round two match at home to I…
Liam Heagney
08 Feb, 10:01
'Can't have that again': What is firing Huw Jones on with Scotland
Huw Jones insists Scotland cannot be considered Six Nations title contenders until they prove they can string big victories togeth…
08 Feb, 8:10
Wales rookie Hawkins explains fear of being 'too one-dimensional'
Joe Hawkins is a leader of Wales’ exciting young rugby generation, but he admits that his rapid rise has proved quicker than exp…
08 Feb, 7:50
Clive Woodward's damning 'world's biggest pub' Twickenham verdict
Former England coach Clive Woodward had damningly described Twickenham as the world’s biggest pub, alleging there would be a rio…
Liam Heagney
08 Feb, 5:54
What Finn Russell would do with Smith/Farrell for England vs Italy
Scotland out-half Finn Russell has waded into the debate over England continuing to select Marcus Smith and Owen Farrell as a 10/1…
Liam Heagney
08 Feb, 5:09
The 'bit corny' reason why Forshaw feels he is perfect for Wales
Wales defence coach Mike Forshaw acknowledged the impact Shaun Edwards has made on him but insists he will do the job his own way.
08 Feb, 3:48
Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell explains what happened with Owen Farrell on the field
Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell has explained what happened with Owen Farrell during the on-field scuffle in the first half.
Kim Ekin
07 Feb, 14:55
The 'point of discussion in the group' keeping Scotland on task
Pieter de Villiers is adamant there will be no complacency in the Scotland ranks as they bid to follow up their Calcutta Cup win a…
07 Feb, 13:21
The England update that suggests time might be right for Arundell
Henry Arundell is pushing hard to make his England comeback in Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Italy after playing a fu…
07 Feb, 13:07
Lowe verdict on 'back three that would put sh***ers up most teams'
Ireland wing James Lowe is braced for a different French beast when Fabien Galthie’s world-class side visit Dublin for a mouthwa…
07 Feb, 12:15
George Ford's timely return gives England options at No 10
The former Leicester Tiger was Steve Borthwick's on-field general and there will be a temptation to bring him back into the Test f…
Tom Bradshaw
07 Feb, 8:33
Alun Wyn Jones now fit to play for Wales despite initial prognosis
Wales’ record cap holder Alun Wyn Jones is available for selection to face Guinness Six Nations opponents Scotland at Murrayfiel…
07 Feb, 7:57
Scotland statement: Scott Cummings called up as injury cover
Scott Cummings has joined up with the Scotland squad this week as he closes in on a return from injury. The 26-year-old second row…
07 Feb, 7:46
Ex-Scotland lock Hamilton: 'We're 12 points better than Wales'
Jim Hamilton has claimed that Scotland are poised to make it two wins from two next Saturday in this 2023 Guinness Six Nations, su…
Liam Heagney
07 Feb, 6:24
The 'absolute b*ll*cks!!!!' match day message posted by Will Carling
Ex-England skipper Will Carling took a pop last Saturday at the new BT Sport Film recalling the 1990 Calcutta Cup match.
Liam Heagney
07 Feb, 4:08
The McCaw-like play from Van der Flier as Ireland's pack rolled over Wales
Ireland's pack battered Gatland's troops until they wilted from their very first opportunity after Wales fullback Liam Williams ha…
Ben Smith
06 Feb, 23:51
Graham Simmons: 'Scotland were the revelation of the opening weekend'
The Six Nations routinely provides drama few tournaments can match and the only certainty is more surprises lie in store
Graham Simmons
06 Feb, 16:02
Sonny Bill Williams weighs in on Marcus Smith debate and his 'mistake' against Scotland
Former All Black Sonny Bill Williams has thrown his support behind England flyhalf Marcus Smith.
Kim Ekin
06 Feb, 14:14
Duhan van der Merwe admits he 'giggles' when watching his Twickenham wonder try
The Edinburgh player stunned the home support when he ran from his own half and evaded five English tackles to touch down for his …
06 Feb, 13:52
Borthwick has to ditch the Smith/Farrell axis - Andy Goode
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results and Steve Borthwick has to ditch …
Andy Goode
06 Feb, 9:15
Furlong to miss the France Test as Ireland call in replacements
Ireland have confirmed that Tadhg Furlong will not be available for selection for the Francce Test in the second round of the Guin…
Ian Cameron
06 Feb, 8:33
Furlong to miss the France Test as Ireland call in replacements
Ireland have confirmed that Tadhg Furlong will not be available for selection for the Francce Test in the second round of the Guin…
Ian Cameron
06 Feb, 8:33
Clive Woodward partially blames England loss on Eddie Jones
As the dust settled on a thrilling Calcutta Cup encounter at Twickenham on Saturday, many humorously surmised that Sir Clive Woodw…
Ian Cameron
06 Feb, 6:12
Andy Farrell addresses sticky question of Johnny Sexton's age
The 37-year-old has made only two appearances in three months.
06 Feb, 3:24
Five things we learned from Round 1 of the Guinness Six Nations
There were wins for Ireland, Scotland and France in the opening round of Six Nations fixtures.
06 Feb, 2:34
'We've got a lot of work to do': No quick fix for England after Scotland defeat
Borthwick’s reign got under way with a Calcutta Cup defeat to Scotland at Twickenham.
05 Feb, 19:34
England have emerged from a toxic relationship
England’s first try was an indicator. Marcus Smith took the ball to the line and having been provided with multiple options, cho…
Sam Roberts
05 Feb, 14:34
No fix in sight for England's midfield mess
It's a positional nightmare that was never resolved under Eddie Jones and going on the evidence of yesterday's loss to Scotland...
Ian Cameron
05 Feb, 14:08
France rattled in Rome after narrowly avoiding loss to Italy
Thibault Flament, Thomas Ramos and Matthieu Jalibert also got on the scoresheet in Rome for the Grand Slam champions.
05 Feb, 11:19
France player ratings vs Italy | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
France player ratings: It would have been near unthinkable for France to have lost their Guinness Six Nations opener against Italy…
Ian Cameron
05 Feb, 11:04
What Warren Gatland said in his head immediately after Ireland loss
Warren Gatland has lamented “discipline and soft penalties” as key factors behind Wales’ heaviest Six Nations home defeat fo…
Ian Cameron
05 Feb, 6:34
Ludlam and Malins' verdict on England loss to Scotland
The Steve Borthwick era started with a defeat to Scotland.
05 Feb, 6:23
The snarky off the ball incident between Owen Farrell and Finn Russell
A brilliant bit of mischief between Scotland's Finn Russell and England's Owen Farrell was picked up yesterday at Twickenham.
Ian Cameron
05 Feb, 5:35
Five takeaways from latest England Six Nations loss to Scotland
Saturday’s Six Nations match programme had new England boss Steve Borthwick pictured on its cover with a revealing interview ins…
Liam Heagney
05 Feb, 4:42
The making of Capuozzo: 'That's where his intelligence comes from'
Ten seconds was all it took last March for Ange Capuozzo to magnificently create the memory of a lifetime with Italy.
Liam Heagney
05 Feb, 3:30
This, surely, is Scotland's time to come of age
Down on the touchline, the Scotland players walked over to where their relatives were housed.
Jamie Lyall
05 Feb, 3:19
Going after Finn Russell backfired for England
Two Scottish tries can be traced back to England chasing Russell and leaving the defensive line compromised. This tactic to go aft…
Ben Smith
04 Feb, 22:27
Beaten Borthwick claims 'great resolve' gives him hope for England
Doom and gloom was the expected narrative when Steve Borthwick came in to conduct his first post-game media briefing as England he…
Liam Heagney
04 Feb, 15:09
'Lomu-ed the England backline': Rugby world react to Duhan van der Merwe's 55-metre ripper
The South African-born winger drew comparisons with the late great Jonah Lomu for the way he blew past five England defenders, bre…
Kim Ekin
04 Feb, 15:04
Ref Watch: Andrew Porter a lucky boy?
English whistler Karl Dickson got this year’s Six Nations underway and he can be very pleased with his contribution to an entert…
Paul Smith
04 Feb, 14:53
Eddie who? No place for Jones in Twickers media room
Eddie Jones may have had the best win percentage of any England coach, led the team to a Six Nations grand slam and a World Cup fi…
04 Feb, 13:53
England player ratings vs Scotland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
England player ratings live from Twickenham: The plain-speaking new boss Steve Borthwick said this was never going to be about per…
Liam Heagney
04 Feb, 13:18
Scotland player ratings vs England | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
A pair of outstanding tries by Duhan van der Merwe saw Scotland retain the Calcutta Cup for a third successive year.
Gavin Harper
04 Feb, 12:57
Scotland beat England in Calcutta Cup thriller for the ages
Scotland have beaten England 29-23 in their Guinness Six Nations match at Twickenham.
04 Feb, 12:38
Video - Duhan's 'mic drop' moment against England
The try of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations may have already been scored in the first round care of Duhan van der Merwe, who has scor…
04 Feb, 12:01
Wales player ratings vs Ireland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Wales player ratings: Ireland have beaten Wales 34-10 in their Guinness Six Nations match in Cardiff and in truth, a valiant secon…
04 Feb, 11:15
Video - Welsh fans sing 'Delilah' in defiance of controversial ban
Videos have emerged of Wales fans belting out controversial Tom Jones' ditty Delilah, which was banned this week by the Principali…
Kim Ekin
04 Feb, 10:57
Ireland steamroll Wales in Cardiff with statement win
Ireland underlined their status as the world’s top team and Guinness Six Nations title favourites by brushing aside Wales 34-10 …
04 Feb, 10:33
Ireland player ratings vs Wales | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Ireland player ratings: A late change at scrumhalf could have rattled Ireland, with Leinster tempo-man Jamison Gibson-Park a late …
Ian Cameron
04 Feb, 10:21
Gibson-Park and Healy withdrawn from Ireland line-up
Rumours in Cardiff this morning suggest that Ireland are being forced to withdraw scrumhalf Jamison Gibson-Park ahead of their Gui…
Kim Ekin
04 Feb, 5:58
Clive Woodward has predicted 2023 will see 'best-ever' Six Nations
Ex-England boss Clive Woodward has predicted that the best-ever Six Nations is about to unfold despite months of negativity surrou…
Liam Heagney
04 Feb, 5:16
'This probably didn't happen... I swear he looked straight at me'
Gregor Townsend’s men opened the 2021 and 2022 tournaments with important wins against England.
04 Feb, 4:33
The Borthwick era begins and a nation expects
A new era beckons at Twickenham and there is expectation in the air that Steve Borthwick can kickstart an England renaissance agai…
Owain Jones
04 Feb, 2:04
Nick Grigg: Sumo wrestling, pub knock-outs, fireworks and the Calcutta Cup
Scotland's Nick Grigg has gone from Glasgow to Japan and experienced rugby's weird and wonderful, but he will never forget the 201…
Jamie Lyall
03 Feb, 11:04
Where Warren Gatland's Wales are poised to do the most damage
The best single unit in the Wales side is the formidable back row.
Nick Bishop
03 Feb, 10:41
Eddie Jones' verdict on Townsend/Russell 'butt heads' relationship
Former England head coach Eddie Jones insists containing Finn Russell holds the key to relieving Scotland of the Calcutta Cup at T…
03 Feb, 9:39
Andy Goode: I don't agree with Borthwick's boldest selection call
Steve Borthwick has made some bold calls with his first England team selection but sticking with the Marcus Smith and Owen Farrell…
Andy Goode
03 Feb, 7:35
Edinburgh-based Cockerill delivers 'passion' message to England
Richard Cockerill has insisted that England are ready to match Scottish passion in Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash as they aim to …
03 Feb, 7:34
The round one Six Nations Injured XV
The 2023 Guinness Six Nations kicks off this weekend, but spare a thought for this stellar list of Injured XV players who won't be…
Liam Heagney
03 Feb, 7:08
Six Nations: Kieran Crowley has named the Italy team to host France
Italy boss Kieran Crowley has named his team for this Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations opener at home to France, an XV that shows t…
Liam Heagney
03 Feb, 6:24
Six Nations: Fabien Galthie has named the France team to play Italy
Fabien Galthie has named his France team to take on Italy in this Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations in Rome, an XV that shows five c…
Liam Heagney
03 Feb, 5:56
Six Nations: Fabien Galthie has named the France team to play Italy
Fabien Galthie has named his France team to take on Italy in this Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations in Rome, an XV that shows five c…
Liam Heagney
03 Feb, 5:56
Former England player predicts Wales for the Wooden Spoon
A former England Sevens captain has predicted that Wales could end up with the Wooden Spoon in this year's Six Nations, the mythic…
Ian Cameron
03 Feb, 4:54
Ex-Ireland player makes 'good sign' Six Nations red card prediction
Former Ireland back-rower Alan Quinlan believes it would be a good sign to see red cards shown in the upcoming Guinness Six Nation…
Liam Heagney
03 Feb, 3:44
I miss him terribly - colleagues pay tribute at Eddie Butler memorial service
The former Wales captain turned broadcaster died in his sleep in September.
03 Feb, 3:24
A South African's view of the Guinness Six Nations
I’d have bet the farm on the All Blacks, Wallabies and Springboks lifting the Six Nations trophy if given the chance.
Daniel Gallan
02 Feb, 13:03
Scotland will beat England or die trying
England have laid paws on the Calcutta Cup once in five years. Their towering home record has gone up in smoke.
Jamie Lyall
02 Feb, 11:45
3 hot takes as Steve Borthwick names England team to play Scotland
After 45 days in the England hot seat, Steve Borthwick named the first team of his tenure on Thursday afternoon and it was a selec…
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 11:29
Why Crosbie beat Christie, Bayliss and Dempsey to the Scotland No.7 spot
England have been warned Scotland flanker Luke Crosbie has the “super strengths” to make a major impact in the Calcutta Cup cl…
Chris Jones
02 Feb, 10:44
The Hassell-Collins 'attributes' that excite England boss Borthwick
Steve Borthwick has explained why he decided to give Ollie Hassell-Collins his England debut in this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nat…
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 10:20
Steve Borthwick reveals how Manu Tuilagi reacted to England axe
New England boss Steve Borthwick has explained how Manu Tuilagi reacted when he told the Sale midfielder that he was not picked to…
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 9:32
The 5 major omissions from Steve Borthwick's first England team
Joe Marchant takes the 31-year-old’s place in the England line-up to face Scotland in the Six Nations.
Sam Smith
02 Feb, 9:21
Steve Borthwick has named his England team to play Scotland
Steve Borthwick has named his England team to face Scotland this Saturday at Twickenham in the opening round of the Six Nations.
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 8:41
3 hot takes as Andy Farrell names Ireland team to play Wales
For the major headline in the Ireland team selection to face Wales in Guinness Six Nations round one, look no further than the abs…
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 8:16
WRU bosses admit being in 'denial' over sexism and misogyny
Chairman Ieuan Evans and acting chief executive Nigel Walker were grilled by the Senedd’s sports and culture committee.
02 Feb, 7:59
Wales fullback Leigh Halfpenny pulls out of Ireland Test
Liam Williams has been called into starting line-up for the clash with Ireland.
02 Feb, 7:07
Six Nations: Andy Farrell has named his Ireland team to play Wales
Andy Farrell has named an Ireland side to play Wales in this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations showing three changes from the team…
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 6:55
3 hot takes as Gregor Townsend names Scotland team to play England
England won a football World Cup with Alf Ramsey sticking by the philosophy to ‘never change a winning team’, but that approac…
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 4:57
Gregor Townsend has named his Scotland team to face England
Gregor Townsend has named a Scotland side to play England in this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations showing seven changes from the…
Liam Heagney
02 Feb, 3:05
England's Ellis Genge 'buzzing' over Borthwick reunion
Under Steve Borthwick’s tutelage at Leicester, Genge, 27, skippered the Tigers to last season’s Premiership title.
01 Feb, 16:26
It all comes down to the F-Words
The Six Nations will take us from the biting winds of winter to the first buds of Spring, but what can we expect?
Graham Simmons
01 Feb, 12:44
The 'few moments' when Richie Gray felt he was finished with Scotland
Richie Gray is relishing this year’s Guinness Six Nations, admitting there were times in recent seasons when he wondered if he w…
01 Feb, 12:21
Sexton explains last week's first Gatland meeting since Lions snub
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has insisted he does not hold a grudge against Wales head coach Warren Gatland regarding his painful…
01 Feb, 11:30
Wales' Louis Rees-Zammit posts a salty 12-word tweet about the WRU
Louis Rees-Zammit has suggested he has been left speechless by the latest WRU reaction to allegations of a toxic culture existing …
Liam Heagney
01 Feb, 10:42
WRU bans Tom Jones' song from Wales versus Ireland match playlist
Tom Jones’ song Delilah has been axed by the Principality Stadium ahead of this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations Wales versus I…
Liam Heagney
01 Feb, 9:25
The attitude Gatland would 'definitely take' in the Ireland camp
Wales boss Warren Gatland believes that Ireland counterpart Andy Farrell’s great understanding of a winning culture is integral …
01 Feb, 8:54
How 'a dumb play or two' could have hurt Jonny Hill with England
Jonny Hill was the big-name casualty on Tuesday evening when Steve Borthwick trimmed his England squad from 36 to 29 ahead of this…
Liam Heagney
01 Feb, 5:23
The 'vulnerability' that has Alan Quinlan concerned about Ireland
Former back-rower Alan Quinlan has explained the one concern he has about the hotly fancied Ireland as they head into a 2023 World…
Liam Heagney
01 Feb, 4:21
Sam Warburton explains the standards that 'Wales can't go beneath'
Sam Warburton has set out the targets for Wales in a World Cup year with Warren Gatland suddenly back at the helm in place of Wayn…
Liam Heagney
01 Feb, 3:49
If the men don't want it, give the opportunity to the women
Rugby does not really exist in the realm of Netflix which makes this Six Nations documentary series a huge opportunity to find som…
Ben Smith
31 Jan, 19:38
The timely Fagerson fitness update Scotland have been waiting on
Zander Fagerson has been declared fit for the Scotland Guinness Six Nations opener away to England on Saturday.
31 Jan, 14:35
3 hot takes as Warren Gatland names Wales team to play Ireland
Look away now, Wayne Pivac. It was January 17, the day when Warren Gatland named his 37-strong Wales Guinness Six Nations squad, w…
Liam Heagney
31 Jan, 13:13
Jonny Hill is one of seven players cut as England trim squad to 29
Sale second row Jonny Hill and Toulouse back-rower Jack Willis are the two big-name casualties after Steve Borthwick trimmed his E…
Liam Heagney
31 Jan, 12:23
Is Hugo Keenan the world's best full-back?
A late developer, it was a steely resolve to get better that saw the Leinster man emerge on the world stage
Garry Doyle
31 Jan, 12:20
Why Hastings would always pick Russell ahead of his son Adam
Legendary Scotland full-back Gavin Hastings has admitted he would never have any qualms about picking Finn Russell ahead of his ow…
Liam Heagney
31 Jan, 10:49
The key message Warren Gatland has given to his 'written-off' Wales
Warren Gatland believes Wales will relish being underdogs for Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland. The Princi…
31 Jan, 8:57
England legend: Curbing Finn Russell, and why Irish are title tip
Former England prop Jason Leonard has explained what Steve Borthwick’s team must do to curb the influence of Scotland No10 Finn …
Liam Heagney
31 Jan, 8:23
Warren Gatland names his Wales Six Nations team to play Ireland
New Wales boss Warren Gatland has named a team to face Ireland in this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations opener in Cardiff that sh…
Liam Heagney
31 Jan, 6:07
Rhys Carre: 'I've stopped trying to be someone I'm not'
The gainline-busting Cardiff Rugby loosehead has been one of the form players in the URC and he wants his opportunity with Wales
Ross Harries
30 Jan, 12:52
Gregor Townsend revisits the dropping of Finn Russell
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has said fans read too much into the dropping of Finn Russell from the Scotland squad during t…
Ian Cameron
30 Jan, 12:40
Scotland get Jonny Gray boost ahead of England Test
The Exeter lock was not present at the training camp in Edinburgh last week because of what the SRU described as “an ongoing med…
30 Jan, 11:19
Rookie hooker Stewart gets Ireland call as injury replacement
The uncapped Ulster hooker comes into the group as additional cover for Ronan Kelleher, who has a hamstring issue.
30 Jan, 7:46
Lions star Bentley believes Netflix series could be 'mistake'
Former England wing John Bentley, who had a key role in making the 1997 British and Irish Lions video of the test winning tour to …
Chris Jones
30 Jan, 6:23
Steve Borthwick and the spelling gaffe that keeps inspiring him
Past conversations with Steve Borthwick used to be like getting blood from a stone, but the 43-year-old has undergone a public spe…
Liam Heagney
29 Jan, 4:30
The Townsend verdict on call to ditch Flower of Scotland anthem
Gregor Townsend has explained why he doesn’t back a call from former Scotland coach Jim Telfer for Flower of Scotland to be ditc…
Liam Heagney
29 Jan, 4:00
The 'little bit of concern' Gatland has with Six Nations Netflix series
New Wales boss Warren Gatland has revealed he isn’t 100 per cent supportive of Netflix filming its behind-the-scenes documentary…
Liam Heagney
29 Jan, 3:00
Football greats Ronaldo and Messi provide inspiration for Rhys Webb
Rhys Webb has taken inspiration from football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after ending more than two years in the in…
28 Jan, 16:11
Sam Simmonds on England camp life under Borthwick and Sinfield
Borthwick’s first squad have gathered at their Surrey training base preparing for the Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotla…
28 Jan, 12:29
2023 Guinness Six Nations fixtures and kick-off times
The final Guinness Six Nations Championship before the Rugby World Cup begins in France later this year could be a blockbuster.
28 Jan, 8:53
The players set to profit from Wales' new gameplan
With the Pivac era now a distant memory, Warren Gatland has a rich seam of talent to select from in the Six Nations
Will Owen
27 Jan, 10:00
Warren Gatland on 'free shots', selection and the Six Nations
The New Zealander is back at the helm for the Six Nations and the World Cup.
27 Jan, 7:16
Saracens reveal full extent of Elliot Daly injury as Six Nations written off
Saracens have revealed the full extent of Elliot Daly's injury which will mean he will miss the entirety of the Guinness Six Natio…
Ian Cameron
27 Jan, 6:50
Six Nations reveal Ben Morel's replacement as CEO
Six Nations Rugby has appointed Tom Harrison as their new CEO, replacing outgoing chief executive Ben Morel, who announced his int…
Ian Cameron
27 Jan, 4:16
Jamie George returns to England training camp
George will have to continue following concussion protocols until late next week.
26 Jan, 12:43
Exeter explain the Patrick Schickerling England eligibility gaffe
Rob Baxter believes that last year’s gaffe regarding the England eligibility of tighthead Patrick Schickerling can work in the 2…
Liam Heagney
26 Jan, 6:05
'The DNA of Welsh rugby': Wales determined to give fans a team to be proud of
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA.
25 Jan, 15:03
Cam Redpath explains why recent Scotland try 'wasn't one I loved'
Cam Redpath feels ready to start establishing himself in the Scotland set-up after a terrible series of injuries prevented him fro…
25 Jan, 13:46
Can France rid themselves of the Twickenham hex?
France should win their first Six Nations match in England since 2005 – if they can overcome the fear factor
Gavin Mortimer
25 Jan, 5:34
Exeter issue timely update on fitness of Stuart Hogg for Scotland
Rob Baxter has given an update on the current fitness of Stuart Hogg, the Exeter full-back who is away for the first half of this …
Liam Heagney
25 Jan, 5:27
New Harlequins deal for potential new England cap Jack Walker
Jack Walker has inked a contract extension with Harlequins in the same week that he dramatically jumped up the selection pecking o…
Liam Heagney
25 Jan, 4:28
Wales statement: Scott Baldwin called up for Six Nations
Veteran hooker Scott Baldwin is looking to win his first Test cap in six years after he was called into the Wales Guinness Six Nat…
Liam Heagney
24 Jan, 8:26
Wales statement: Scott Baldwin called up for Six Nations
Veteran hooker Scott Baldwin is looking to win his first Test cap in six years after he was called into the Wales Guinness Six Nat…
Liam Heagney
24 Jan, 8:26
Andy Farrell leaning on one thing Ireland 'have got pretty decent at'
World Cup years haven’t been kind to Andy Farrell as a Test level assistant... but the Ireland head coach is optimistic that his…
Liam Heagney
24 Jan, 6:38
RFU statement: Borthwick's England lose two more players to injury
England have now lost a total of four players from their original 36-strong Guinness Six Nations squad, Elliot Daly and Jamie Geor…
Liam Heagney
24 Jan, 5:57
The Finn Russell aspect that 'doesn't get talked about enough'
With the countdown on to facing England at Twickenham on February 4 in the Guinness Six Nations, Gregor Townsend is now very much …
Liam Heagney
24 Jan, 4:15
Gregor Townsend wants consistency from Scotland in Six Nations campaign
Consistency will be key for Scotland boss Gregor Townsend when they launch their Guinness Six Nations.
23 Jan, 19:27
Borthwick has his say on controversial RFU waist high tackle limit
Steve Borthwick has had his say on the controversial RFU law change that has split the grassroots game in England.
Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 12:42
'I think it is definitely something we need to talk about'
The policy affects players who ply their trade outside Wales.
23 Jan, 12:33
Jonny Gray hasn't joined Scotland camp as replacement called up
Gray has remained with Exeter ‘due to an ongoing medical issue’, the Scottish Rugby Union said.
23 Jan, 12:20
'It's back, baby': 2023 Six Nations media launch whets the appetite
Three years after its last in-person media launch, the Six Nations was keen to turn on the glitz at Monday's London launch of the …
Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 9:39
Forgotten Wales star set for Six Nations recall after 5-year absence
The Ospreys hooker could be drafted into squad after Dewi Lake injury.
23 Jan, 9:05
The 'sitting duck' Ireland reaction to RFU waist high tackling
Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton has strongly disagreed with the RFU decision to limit the community game in England to waist-high ta…
Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 7:51
Owen Farrell explains biggest lesson he learned at tackle school
England skipper Owen Farrell has explained the biggest thing he has learned from his recent enrolment in the World Rugby tackle sc…
Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 6:59
Sexton: 'It's probably the best injury to have on your face'
The 37-year-old fly-half has undergone surgery on the cheekbone injury he suffered on New Year’s Day.
23 Jan, 6:39
Lawes pulls out of England squad while crisis brews at hooker
Lawes has withdrawn from the squad that was due to begin preparations for the opener against Scotland.
23 Jan, 3:49
England hooker Jamie George a fresh Six Nations doubt
England face Scotland on February 4.
22 Jan, 15:35
Steve Borthwick scrubs overseas trips from England schedule
A training camp in Portugal has been cancelled while doubt hovers over the planned trips to Austria and Treviso.
21 Jan, 12:00
England assistant Cockerill linked with French club move - report
Steve Borthwick’s revamp of the England coaching team he inherited from Eddie Jones could be completed by the potential departur…
Liam Heagney
21 Jan, 6:35
The Clive Woodward verdict on Borthwick's first England squad
It has been such a busy rugby week that we have only finally gotten around now to what Clive Woodward made of the first England sq…
Liam Heagney
21 Jan, 3:05
The 'sweet spot' that Sale and England have found for Manu Tuilagi
Sale have confirmed that their S&C dealings with England regarding the fitness and well-being of Manu Tuilagi haven’t changed de…
Liam Heagney
20 Jan, 7:33
Which players will light up the Six Nations?
A few players will have points to prove when the Six Nations kicks off in February.
Jamie Lyall
19 Jan, 11:37
Sam Warburton on where Christ Tshiunza should play for Wales
Exeter forwards offers options for Wales head coach Warren Gatland.
19 Jan, 9:23
The 'Oh, wow' Saracens reaction to Ben Earl getting England recall
Saracens have explained the very different Ben Earl that will head into England camp next week compared to the back-rower that was…
Liam Heagney
19 Jan, 5:45
Ireland name 37-strong Six Nations squad with one uncapped player
Andy Farrell has named a 37-strong Ireland squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations, including only 27 of the 34 players capped…
Liam Heagney
19 Jan, 3:09
'Do they want Gregor to continue? Does Gregor want to continue?'
Head coach Townsend is out of contract after the World Cup later this year.
19 Jan, 3:05
Ben Kay: 'Steve doesn't have an ego, just an insane drive to be the best'
The new England coach isn't renowned for his media-friendly persona but he will adapt if he thinks it helps England's cause
Ben Kay
19 Jan, 2:04
Former Ireland captain Rory Best's concern with Johnny Sexton
The 37-year-old Leinster player remains his country’s undisputed first-choice for the number 10 role.
18 Jan, 14:54
Sam Warburton on the opponent Gatland will target for a Wales turnaround
Sam Warburton says that Warren Gatland will relish being back in his “comfort zone” of high-pressure international coaching.
18 Jan, 14:36
Saracens give update on the Owen Farrell 'tackle school' progress
Saracens are waiting to hear whether England skipper Owen Farrell has successfully come through tackle school after he undertook t…
Liam Heagney
18 Jan, 9:09
Exeter issue 'improving' update on Stuart Hogg ahead of Six Nations
The injury situation surrounding Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has been described as “an improving picture” as the countdown …
18 Jan, 6:55
'He came back at me in that meeting... so he challenges me'
Sale boss Alex Sanderson will send Bevan Rodd off on England Six Nations duty next week with the earnest hope that the loosehead c…
Liam Heagney
18 Jan, 5:46
Six Nations boost for England as Henry Slade red card dismissed
Henry Slade has been cleared for England Six Nations duty and he can also play for Exeter in their Heineken Champions Cup game ver…
Liam Heagney
18 Jan, 4:34
Tigers predict 'put the pride back' Leicester formula with England
Prop Joe Heyes expects new head coach Steve Borthwick to use the template that took Leicester to the Gallagher Premiership title l…
Chris Jones
18 Jan, 3:11
Frustrated Gatland's failed attempt to bring back Rob Howley
Warren Gatland believes that Rob Howley should be forgiven for breaching betting rules and allowed his opportunity to possibly rej…
18 Jan, 2:43
The 20-year-old Welsh centre who stands 6'5 drawing comparisons to Roberts
Uncapped Cardiff centre Mason Grady is already drawing comparisons with Welsh greats Jamie Roberts and George North ahead of a pot…
Kim Ekin
17 Jan, 17:11
France name eight uncapped players in Six Nations squad of 42
France boss Fabien Galthie has included eight uncapped players in his squad of 42 for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations.
Liam Heagney
17 Jan, 13:39
England's new defence coach says team must be fuelled by more than hate
Kevin Sinfield accepts that England are the most unpopular team in the Six Nations but he insists pride rather than hostility must…
17 Jan, 13:16
Scotland explain recruitment of McConnochie, the 2019 England pick
Gregor Townsend is delighted to be able to allow Ruaridh McConnochie to fulfil an ambition after including the England cap in his …
17 Jan, 11:15
Townsend: 'I did get contact from France; nothing about Leicester'
Gregor Townsend admitted this could be his last Six Nations as Scotland head coach as he confirmed he has had no talks about exten…
17 Jan, 10:03
Gatland explains 'outstanding' reason why Owens named Wales captain
Wales boss Warren Gatland has hailed Ken Owens’ “outstanding rugby intellect” after naming him captain for the Guinness Six …
17 Jan, 9:47
The Cameron Woki tweet that confirms he will miss the Six Nations
France talisman Cameron Woki has confirmed that an injury sustained last Sunday with Racing 92 has ruled him out of the upcoming G…
Liam Heagney
17 Jan, 8:02
Ex-England wing Ruaridh McConnochie named in Scotland squad of 40
Gregor Townsend has named four new players in his 40-strong Scotland squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations, a campaign that …
Liam Heagney
17 Jan, 7:28
Four uncapped players named in 37-strong Wales Six Nations squad
Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named four uncapped players in his squad for the Guinness Six Nations championship. Ospreys ce…
17 Jan, 6:14
'I'm going to be very honest': France's performance director shares concerns over Antoine Dupont
France's director of performance Thibault Giroud has shared his personal concerns for 2021 World Player of the Year Antoine Dupont…
Kim Ekin
16 Jan, 22:45
The behind the scenes conversation had about Owen Farrell's tackling
Farrell will complete a reduced three-match ban for a dangerous challenge in time to face Scotland at Twickenham on February 4.
16 Jan, 12:26
The winners and losers from England's Six Nations squad
New coach Steve Borthwick has made several eye-catching changes from the end of the Eddie Jones era.
16 Jan, 10:03
Scotland centre Tuipulotu extends time in Glasgow
Scotland centre Sione Tuipulotu has penned a new contract with Glasgow Warriors - subject to visa - the club have confirmed.
Ian Cameron
16 Jan, 8:57
Veteran trio omitted as Borthwick names 36-man England Six Nations squad
Steve Borthwick has named a 36-man England squad for the Guinness Six Nations - his first official selection as head coach of the …
16 Jan, 4:30
The 'significant' thing Guscott wants from Monday's England squad
Former England midfielder Jeremy Guscott has identified the one thing he believes will be significant when new head coach Steve Bo…
Liam Heagney
15 Jan, 10:20
Owen Farrell cleared to play in England's Six Nations opener against Scotland
Owen Farrell is set to be available for England’s opening Six Nations game against Scotland on February 4.
14 Jan, 18:12
Red card casts doubt over Slade's England Six Nations availability
Henry Slade is poised to miss the start of the upcoming Guinness Six Nations with England after he was red-carded in the second ha…
Liam Heagney
14 Jan, 13:39
George North delivers a timely fitness boost for Wales
Ospreys' George North is set to begin his comeback from injury on Saturday as Wales’ Six Nations countdown continues. North has …
14 Jan, 3:30
Watch: Classy trailer drops for new 1990 Scotland Grand Slam film
Rugby fans eagerly awaiting the upcoming Calcutta Cup fixture in the opening round of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations have had their…
Liam Heagney
13 Jan, 9:27
'You want a nutcase as defence coach... and that is Mike all over'
“He is more Chuck Norris than Robert Redford, but we also used to call him Catweazle.” That was the considered verdict of Stev…
Chris Jones
13 Jan, 8:43
Netflix statement: Behind-the-scenes Six Nations series confirmed
Netflix have confirmed they are to film a behind-the-scenes documentary series on the upcoming 2023 Guinness Six Nations.
Liam Heagney
12 Jan, 13:38
Wales statement: Warren Gatland's recruitment of King and Forshaw
Warren Gatland has confirmed the latest changes to his Wales backroom staff, announcing that Alex King and Mike Forshaw have respe…
Liam Heagney
12 Jan, 5:30
The unique talent Newcastle want England to recall next Monday
Newcastle boss Dave Walder believes the unique talent of Trevor Davison can help shore up the misfiring England scrum in the upcom…
Chris Jones
12 Jan, 4:18
Whole disciplinary process just isn't fit for purpose - Andy Goode
There is so much noise around the Owen Farrell suspension but the long and short of it is the disciplinary process isn’t fit for…
Andy Goode
12 Jan, 3:15
Nick Evans' verdict on the Marcus Smith/Owen Farrell England axis
New England attack coach Nick Evans believes the misfiring Marcus Smith/Owen Farrell creative axis can be ignited by providing the…
11 Jan, 13:09
Thomas Young becomes Wales' latest Six Nations selection casualty
Cardiff flanker Thomas Young has seen his hopes of a possible Wales Six Nations squad call-up dashed by injury. Young, who won the…
11 Jan, 9:14

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