THE LATEST issue of Rugby World is packed with Six Nations goodness! We’ve got in-depth interviews with those involved in all six countries, a guide to the strengths and weaknesses of each team, expert analysis from Stuart Barnes and the lowdown on the women’s tournament.
All in all, it’s your complete guide to the championship – and if that’s not enough there’s also a Super Rugby preview, Paul Diggin goes back to his first club and David Pocock is profiled.
The Front Row…
Paul Wallace – What would the former prop like to see from Ireland?
Chris Robshaw – Can the Quins back-rower live up to his billing for England in the Six Nations? By Sarah Mockford
Jamie Roberts – The centre tells Sarah Mockford it’s time for Wales to take their chances and turn promise into success
Tommy Bowe – Ireland have some personal wounds to salve, says Bea Asprey, and the Ospreys wing knows just the right treatment
Geoff Cross – The tighthead knows that Scotland’s route to the try-line starts with the boys up front, writes Katie Field
RBS 6 Nations – Stuart Barnes strips down the contenders and picks his team to win the tournament
England – Dan Cole is desperate to put a smile back on the faces of the Twickenham faithful
France – Philippe Saint-André may be new to the head coach’s job, but he’s ready to rule the roost
Ireland – Having missed all of last year’s Six Nations, Stephen Ferris is delighted to be back in the mix
Meet the Teams – We identify the strengths, weaknesses and key players of all the Six Nations contenders
Italy – Mauro Bergamasco played in Italy’s first Six Nations game and he’s not stopping yet
Wales – Fly-half Rhys Priestland didn’t even like rugby as a youngster, but he’s loving the game now
Scotland – Andy Robinson on how his side must stop making mistakes and start winning matches
Women’s Rugby – Meet multi-talented Michaela Staniford as we preview the Women’s Six Nations
Technical Zone – How to learn from the patterns of the Six Nations teams
Mini Zone – Get your minis playing Base Invaders and selling dummies
Fitness Zone – England’s Charlie Hodgson reveals his winning diet. Also learn how to maintain speed and sharpness
Super Rugby – A look at the entertainment business Down South
Big Debate – Should there be relegation in the Six Nations?
It Started Here – Paul Diggin takes us back to Northampton BBOB
David Pocock – There’s more to the Wallaby flanker than meets the eye
Sevens Rugby – New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens keeps on winning
Naked Truth – Wales prop Adam Jones takes us though his career
Armchair Zone – The latest books and products
Tour Tale – There were no protein shakes in sight on this sevens tour
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