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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…

Heat of the battle: What's the next step for the PGRB?

Focus on Wales: Five Things we’ve learned

Stephen Jones has announced that he will retire at the end of the season. Jones has had a magnificent career - racking up 104 caps for Wales and six for…

Punt practice, Paddy: Jackson

This weekend’s talking points

EVERY TIME we head to the pub with our mates there is a sort of social one-upmanship where every party has to demonstrate that they know more than the other,…

The Premiership's best: Nick Evans leads the league

Analysis: Have goal kickers improved?

ACCORDING TO one of the games most legendary kickers, the standard of place kicking “is higher now than ever.” Neil Jenkins, former Pontypridd, Wales and Lions kicker has today spoken…

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RBS 6 Nations: French search for the perfect 10

“IF YOU any good ideas, give them to me,” said Philippe Saint-Andre in the aftermath of Saturday’s Six Nations defeat to England. The coach of France was responding to a…

Likely tourist: England captain Robshaw

RBS 6 Nations: Lions Watch – Round 3

THE FURTHER we wade into the 6 Nations the clearer the Lions picture becomes. After the latest matches, Rugby World’s Round 1 picks of Lion O’Driscoll, Owen Farrell, Stuart Hogg,…