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Wrecking ball with a beard: Vincent Debaty

RBS 6 Nations: The Alternative Awards

THE PARTY had to end some time. The fat lady is resting her shrill voice and the heroes of Cardiff’s street sweeping corps have earned their corn, but there is…

Hands up: Dean Ryan has proved an able deputy

RBS 6 Nations: Scotland analysis

BEING THE bridesmaid rather than the bride is never great and on Saturday there were few more radiant than the blushing Welsh belles, but for Scotland they will be happy…

o'driscoll v italy

RBS 6 Nations: Ireland analysis

“IS IT time to go back to the drawing board Declan?” The question posed after so many basic errors saw Ireland defeated by England. “No” was the simple answer given.…

Generals of Rome: Rizzo, Canale & Parisse celebrate Italy's historic win over Ireland

RBS 6 Nations: Italy 22 – 15 Ireland

ITALY MADE history as they beat Ireland for the first time in the RBS 6 Nations at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome, on Saturday. In what has been widely suspected to…

rugby world tv round 4

Rugby World TV: Six Nations Round 4 analysis

IN THE latest instalment of Rugby World TV we review the penultimate round of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations. We pick our Lions contenders, and name and shame those who…

digby ioane

Lions 2013: Who’s Hot Down Under?

THERE MAY just be one week of the RBS 6 Nations left. Players may be dropping like flies and suddenly we are reshuffling our pecking order of favourites for a…