Last year's hero Chris Ashton - will he be smiling again?

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor England venture into the gladiatorial lair of the 82,000 capacity Stadio Olympico on the back of a gritty, yet ultimately, uplifting 13-6 win over…

Ryan Jones

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor TWO YEARS ago this fixture delivered arguably the most dramatic finish in any Six Nations match, Shane Williams’s last-minute try securing a 31-24…

lou reed wales

WALES welcome back Gethin Jenkins and Dan Lydiate for their RBS 6 Nations fixture against Scotland on Sunday, and have made a total of three changes to their starting XV.…

Morgan Parra

KEITH EARLS returns to the Ireland team for their Six Nations game against France on Saturday night in Paris. The Munster centre was originally picked in the team to play…

Sergio Parisse

STUART LANCASTER has named an unchanged England team to take on Italy in Rome in the Six Nations on Saturday afternoon. England secured a narrow 13-6 win over Scotland last…

Davies was sent off by referee Wayne Barnes for his tackle on Donnacha Ryan

At a disciplinary hearing in London today, Bradley Davies, Wales lock forward, was suspended for 7 weeks having been cited by the independent Six Nations citing commissioner Achille Reali (Italy),…