Halfpenny and Warburton

By Paul Williams WALES beat England 19-12 to clinch the Triple Crown on Saturday – the first time Wales have ever completed their sweep of the home nations at Twickenham.…

Maxime Medard on his way to the try-line at Murrayfield

Scotland took advantage of a slow start from a French team that hadn't played for three weeks and built a 10-0 lead in the first 25 minutes with a try…

ireland v italy

Having not played a match for three weeks, Ireland looked nervous as they came out of the Aviva Stadium blocks, but they exerted consistent pressure on their opponents and were…

David Strettle will be desperate for some attacking ball

Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor The big one. At least for those fans either side of Offa’s Dyke. 2012 is a very rare vintage in the recent history of these…

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By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer WHO could forget Ireland’s near-horror story from the 2011 RBS 6 Nations? On a sunny afternoon at the Stadio Flaminio on the opening weekend…

Nick Williams returns for the Italian side after a shoulder injury sidelined him for three months

More than three months after injuring a shoulder, Nick Williams is ready to come back in the starting lineup named by Aironi to face Newport-Gwent Dragons on Sunday afternoon in…

Andrew Hore will make his Hilander debut against Chiefs

On Saturday 25 February, four players will make their Highlanders debut; All Black Andrew Hore will start at hooker for the first time in Highlanders colours alongside fellow All Black…

John Barclay on the attack for Scotland in last season's clash with France

by Katie Field, Rugby World writer When Scotland last ran out at Murrayfield, three weeks ago, they were the favourites to beat a rebuilt England side. But the unthinkable happened…

Farrell to start at No 10 for England

Stuart Lancaster has made four changes in personnel and one positional switch to the England team to face Wales at Twickenham on Saturday. Lee Dickson, Ben Morgan, and Geoff Parling…