Jubilant Japan: Tokyo rejoices as Japan beat Wales for the first time

THE SUMMER tour schedule is over, with the exception of the Lions. All the Six Nations sides are done and now the players can look forward to a relaxing five…

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.…

Gethin Jenkins

SAM WARBURTON was announced as Lions captain last week and will face a big challenge to bring together players from four nations as they head to Hong Kong and Australia.…

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…

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…

Outside bet: Would Gatland be willing to bring in Sheridan?

IN THE aftermath of the 6 Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

lions

WITH THE RBS 6 Nations now consigned to history, there is just over a month to go until the announcement of the Lions squad meaning in pubs up and down the…