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RBS 6 Nations: England analysis

ENGLAND RETAINED the Calcutta Cup and launched their Six Nations campaign with a 38-18 victory over Scotland at Twickenham, their biggest win in the fixture for six years. Here's how…

England training

RBS 6 Nations: Inside the England Camp Part One

WITH THE RBS 6 Nations about to kick off, England’s behind-the-scenes videos are back. Chris Robshaw looks back at that win over New Zealand, David Strettle is in charge of…

A bloody looking Jones during this year's Six Nations match against Scotland

Journey through rugby – Ryan Jones

A THREE-TIME Grand Slam winner, Ryan Jones made his Wales debut against South Africa in 2004. He played in all three Tests on the 2005 Lions tour and led his…

rob kearney

A St Patrick’s Day to forget

What a shocker! This generation of Ireland players and fans have got so used to beating England in the last decade that with this year's match rounding off the tournament…

jim hamilton scotland

Scotland stumble again

Scotland's 2012 RBS 6 Nations match came to an end in Rome on Saturday much like their tournament as a whole - in a mish mash of penalties, errors and…

england coaches

England 30-9 Ireland

England ruined Ireland's St Patrick's Day party by inflicting a 30-9 thrashing of their guests at a rain-soaked Twickenham. In a scrappy encounter in which there were numerous handling errors,…

david strettle england

Strettle back for Paddy’s Day clash

David Strettle has recovered from a sternum injury to reclaim his place on the wing, in England’s only change to the starting XV who will take on Ireland on Saturday.…

donnacha ryan

Ireland 32-14 Scotland

Scotland knew they'd have to come out of the changing room firing if they were to beat Ireland at home, and some early pressure put them 0-6 ahead thanks to…

andy robinson

Ireland v Scotland: The Preview

IT'S been a bruising week for Ireland. Their match against France was not only mentally draining, given their disappointment at throwing away an 11-point half-time lead to come away with…

england fans

Fancy a Parisienne pint?

By Gavin Mortimer PARIS is known as the City of Love but frankly who cares about all that soppy stuff when it comes to Le Crunch? Whispering sweet nothings on…