Blogs

Raid commander: Dai Young

Lions 2013: Here come the Expendables

THERE’S A job needing done in the Far East. There’s a hoard coming from afar and they are well-equipped, well-trained and they are mean. It is time to fight fire…

Future: England's young stars will look to Argentina

RBS 6 Nations: What next for Stuart Lancaster?

SUCCESS IS a powerful force. Like a riptide it can carry you away, making it impossible to consider any other elements while you swim against the puissant pull of the…

Fans favourite already: Owen Farrell(-ish)

Lions 2013: The XV after the 6 Nations

ALL GOOD things come to those who wait and the final round of the 6 Nations was certainly something worth the wait after a dreary, stodgy middle section that was…

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.…