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Philippe Saint Andre

Six Nations: France review underway for World Cup

“The World Cup starts today!” declared Philippe Saint-Andre the day after France had suffered a 20-point stuffing by England. Never before had France shipped 50 points to the English, and…

Paul O'Connell

Six Nations: Team of the tournament

Any Six Nations team is bound to be contentious, so with the hide of a rhino, I’ve picked the best team in the tournament. So without further ado, here it…

On the charge: Billy Vunipola carries at the France defence

Six Nations player analysis: Billy Vunipola, England

Something rather extraordinary happened at the end of England‘s post-match press conference at Twickenham on Saturday following a bittersweet 55-35 battering of France that showcased some stunning attacking rugby but ultimately meant…

Down and out? Chalmers says Scotland need to replace Greig Laidlaw as captain. (Photo: Inpho)

The Craig Chalmers Column

RESULTS AREN’T coming for Scotland but head coach Vern Cotter has got my backing. Even after four successive Six Nations defeats, I can see that things are moving forward. The…