Ireland

By Whiff of Cordite Ireland’s Six Nations three-peat hopes are all but over after a dispiriting one point defeat in Paris. The game was eye-bleedingly poor and was undoubtedly the…

The Saints JJ steals the show Jonathan Joseph helped England turn pressure into points with three really well-taken tries during their 40-9 RBS Six Nations win over Italy in Rome.…

Justin Tipuric

The dilemma of winning v progressing Despite beating Scotland by 27-23, Wales find themselves in a difficult and rather weird position. They are winning, but maybe not progressing as the…

Tommy Seymour

Wales and Scotland played out an entertaining game in which the hosts emerged victors but only after a stern test from a pumped-up Scotland outfit. Gareth Davies got the scoring…

Ireland‘s hopes of making it three RBS Six Nations titles on the bounce look all but dead after a 71st-minute try from Maxime Medard took France to a 10-9 victory…

Billy Vunipola

By David Marsh Alun-Wyn Jones (Wales) Wales’ forwards coach Robin McBryde recently described 95-cap veteran Alun Wyn Jones as the totemic Welsh equivalent of Ireland’s Paul O’Connell – a more…

Handre Pollard

Pollard and Lambie culled The Springboks’ first and second choice fly-halves – Handré Pollard and Pat Lambie – both sustained serious injuries just two weeks before the opening matches of…