Blogs

Chris Robshaw

England surpass all expectations

Four wins from five. Not even the most optimistic England fan in their right mind would have predicted that outcome at the start of this year’s RBS 6 Nations. Yet…

Andy Robinson had an unhappy day in Rome

Italy 13-6 Scotland: The Verdict

One look at this match told you it was a Wooden Spoon decider. The first half was woeful, with barely any decent rugby played and far too many long lectures…

David Denton has been in terrific form

Italy v Scotland: The Preview

If Italy can beat Scotland in Rome this weekend, there will doubtless be joyous scenes inside the Stadio Olimpico, but if Scotland triumph I have the feeling their players' reaction…

The backrow battle will be led by Toby Falatau in action against France during the World Cup

Wales v France: The Preview

If ‘revenge’ for the semi-final loss to France in October wasn’t enough motivation for the Wales squad, Mervyn Davies’ sad passing will ensure the atmosphere in the Millennium Stadium is…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

My predictions last week may not have come back to haunt me on the scale that Dave Ellis’ did. While the former French defence coach’s claims that the French would…

Tommy Bowe

Ireland turn on the style

IT WAS always going to be interesting to see how Ireland would respond to last week's draw with France: would they be able to build on their first-half performance in…

Phil Dowson made a brave try-saving tackle

The sweetest of victories for England in Paris

BEFORE THE satisfaction should come the analysis. England scored three fantastic tries away in Paris, showing the attacking flair that the squad have always felt was within them, but which…

David Denton had another impressive game

Scotland still creating their own nightmares

OF THE Six Nations performances we have seen so far from Scotland, the one which ended in a 32-14 loss to Ireland was probably the most frustrating. Andy Robinson must…

Goode and captain Pennell celebrate Worcester's promotion and victory over Cornish pirates last year

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Finally – time to draw breath. After 22 pulsating weeks of Championship rugby culminating in a mad dash for those unfortunate clubs having to fulfill postponed fixtures, last Saturday was…