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Pascal Papé

Dropping Picamoles a big risk for Saint-André

IT TOOK only 80 minutes but Philippe Saint-André once more finds himself with the world on his shoulders. Two victories from their first two matches in this Six Nations went…

Speed merchant: Webb provided quick ball

Wales: Five things we learned v France

The Wales we know After a week of harsh words from coaches, supporters and media alike, Wales comprehensively beat France 27-6. It was a welcome return to basic platforms and…

All smiles: Launchbury celebrates England's win

England: Five things we learned v Ireland

FAST-PACED and fraught with tension, England’s narrow win over Ireland on Saturday was a truly phenomenal Test match. For the first time in this season’s Six Nations we had two…

Sent to the bin: Matt Everard

Championship blog: Round 16 wrap

Only three matches in the Greene King IPA Championship went ahead this weekend, as Rugby became another casualty of waterlogged Britain. But despite the atrocious weather, if the route to…

Vocally opposed to bonus point: Saint-Andre

Six Nations: Time for bonus points?

Sell-out crowds drummed up into a patriotic frenzy, fascinating personal sub-plots featuring players and coaches, Eddie Butler’s dulcet tones set against a back-drop of Kasabian – the Six Nations has…

Leader: O'Connell led by example

Six Nations: Team of the Week – Round 2

Unsurprisingly, Italy, Wales and Scotland do not figure highly in Round 2's Team of the Week, so who impressed us? Let us know what you think...