Maxime Machenaud

One British newspaper offered a sympathetic assessment of France’s 19-10 defeat to Wales, describing Les Bleus as “transitional”. If only it was that simple. The fact is, however, that between…

Conor Murray

By Whiff of Cordite England ultimately overpowered Ireland to win by more than a score but the outlook for Ireland was weirdly positive. A measure of how far they’ve sunk…

Scotland

By Rory Baldwin A wins a win, for all that After a very exciting first half of rugby from both teams, the entertainment levels dropped off as both sides focused…

Beaming Brown: Full-back Mike Brown scores England's second try. (Photo: Getty Images)

England kept their Grand Slam dream alive with a scrappy RBS Six Nations win over the reigning champions at Twickenham. They outscored Ireland two tries to one but there are…

Worth shouting about: John Hardie goes over for Scotland's second try

Scotland finally exorcised their Six Nations demons, ending a losing streak of nine games in the competition by defeating Italy 36-20 at the Stadio Olimpico. They scored three tries in…