Tournaments

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…

Auld Enemy: Scotland contested the Calcutta Cup but were unable to come away with a first win since 1983 at Twickenham

Six Nations: Five things we learnt – Scotland

Thank goodness for… Jonny Gray, Blair Cowan and most importantly Stuart Hogg. These three players continue to perform well, even as those around them fluctuate wildly from the sublime to…