Creative force: Christian Wade set up several attacks

MEDIA BLACKOUT on the tours of North America, South America, Japan and South Africa from the home nations could have been an unfortunate by-product of the Lions stint Down Under.…

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HERE'S A curious stat for you. In the professional age, every Six Nations championship following a Lions tour has been won by the French. In 1998 they clinched the Grand…

A showman and a smasher: Will Luther Burell play in the Argentina Tests?

BLITZING PAST an amalgam of Argentinean, Uruguayan, Chilean and Brazilian players on Saturday, the England team kicked off their South American summer tour in fine style. A hat-trick was registered…

Wrecking-ball: Tuilagi is hugely powerful

AFTER FOUR years, the waiting is finally over. In less than 24 hours, the names of 37, or 38 players will be read out to a media scrum in South-West…

Viscious grin: Kevin Yates at Bath, 1998

IT WAS a headline writer’s dream at the weekend as football’s pantomime villain Luis Suarez revealed his bloomers once again, embarrassing himself and everyone else associated with him by biting…

Gain line breaker: A veteran of the 2009 Tour, Jamie Roberts is the a heavy duty attacking weapon

IN THE aftermath of the Six Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

Rising stock: Dan Biggar is in the running

IN THE aftermath of the Six Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

Fitting finale: Ireland gave Brian O'Driscoll a rousing send-off by picking up their second Six Nations in five years

NEXT SEASON’S RBS Six Nations kicks off on Friday, 6th February, with Wales taking on England at the Millennium Stadium in a pre-World Cup warm-up. So here you go, dates…