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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…

france v ireland

Ireland need to play an 80-minute game

HAVING waited three weeks to get this game underway, no one playing or watching on Sunday wanted to hear the final whistle at the Stade de France - at least…

Stuart Lancaster

Were the RFU right to snub John Kirwan?

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor I WAS indulging in some girly pampering on my day off on Friday, but I couldn’t resist the odd glimpse at my Twitter…

Tango in Paris: Imanol Harinordoquy tangles with Sean O'Brien. The two will do battle again on Sunday

France v Ireland: the preview

SO, here we go again. Three weeks and a day after the teams were left kicking their heels in Siberian Paris, France and Ireland meet to decide who will chase…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

In a frantic week of Championship rugby that saw Leeds, Doncaster and London Welsh in action three times in seven days, Bristol were confirmed as winners of Stage One, writes…

Wales captain Sam Warburton holds aloft Wales' 20th Triple Crown

Match review: England 12-19 Wales

Wales won their first ever Triple Crown at Twickenham in a compelling encounter that gave the 82,000 crowd drama from the kick-off to the very final play of the game.…

Halfpenny and Warburton

Five things we learnt about Wales – Round Three

By Paul Williams WALES beat England 19-12 to clinch the Triple Crown on Saturday – the first time Wales have ever completed their sweep of the home nations at Twickenham.…