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Accurate: Laidlaw passed 150 points for Scotland

RBS 6 Nations match review: Scotland 18-28 Wales

WALES AND Scotland, like two prize fighters slugged out a first-half bereft of quality and punctuated by a constant penalties given by whistle-happy referee Craig Joubert. The only highlight, if…

Sergio Parisse

RBS 6 Nations: Round Four Talking Points

THERE IS a lot of love in the air. Not the kind of sickly sweet love, where champagne with strawberries is a must and a handmade card has to be…

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Bouncebackability: Tom Croft

RBS 6 Nations: Calling on the cavalry

The 1981 chart-topping song Stop the Cavalry may be a Christmas classic, but in truth it is a protest against war. Appropriate, then, that during the continent’s biggest celebration of…

Back up: Jackson is still available

RBS 6 Nations: Weir to starve Wales of rhythm

NO ONE in the Scotland camp would ever say it, but they fear Wales running. Picking Duncan Weir at fly-half for the game at Murrayfield on Saturday could be seen…

The Championship blog – Week 17 round-up

The Championship blog – Week 17 round-up

NEWCASTLE HAVE qualified for the knock-out stages of the Championship; not that this was ever in much doubt. And, with five rounds remaining, even if they do not score another…