Italy tackled themselves to a standstill in a scrappy game in which Wales struggled to find their rhythm but still had more than enough class not to be ruffled by the Azzurri. In the first-half Wales dominated in terms of possession but only had three Leigh Halfpenny penalties to show for all their territorial advantage.
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Scotland head coach Andy Robinson has today challenged his team to demonstrate they can build on their progress in 2010 when they open their RBS 6 Nations Championship campaign against France in Paris on Saturday.
Robinson has made three changes in personnel and two further positional switches from the team that started Scotland’s last match – the success against Samoa in…
Posted 846 days ago
Martin Johnson said Warren Gatland’s comments about Dylan Hartley were “unsubtle, not exactly unexpected, and a bit premature” as he launched England’s Six Nations campaign today in London, writes Bea Asprey. Warren Gatland said earlier this week that England hooker Hartley “went to pieces” when Northampton took on Leicester earlier this month, and says he believes Hartley will not be up to…
Posted 855 days ago
Following Saracens Heineken Cup match against Leinster on Saturday, a number of the squad were injured during the game.
Gavin Henson (calf tear) and Michael Tagicakibau (hamstring tear) have both been ruled out for three weeks.
Hugh Vyvyan sprained his ankle and will be missing for two weeks while captain Steve Borthwick will have a scan later today on a shoulder injury.