Six Nations

Rugby World TV round 3 analysis

Rugby World TV: Six Nations Round 3 analysis

  AFTER A brief sojourn from the RBS 6 Nations, we were rewarded with three fascinating Six Nations duels in Round 3. England are now the only side capable winning…

kelly brown and scotland

RBS 6 Nations: Ireland analysis: Round 3

SOMETIMES THE stats do lie. If you didn’t know the score at Murrayfield on Sunday and were just handed the match data afterwards, everything would suggest that Ireland had beaten…

chris robshaw england

RBS 6 Nations: England analysis: Round 3

ENGLAND TOOK a giant step towards their first Grand Slam in a decade with a 23-13 victory over France. The most important statistic is that Stuart Lancaster's men found a…

Stand by your man: Jackson needs time to mature

RBS 6 Nations: Scotland analysis: Round 3

ON SUNDAY there were so many numbers being thrown around, but the shock of it all was that it was Ireland, rather than Scotland, whose number was up. Heads spun…

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Chill-out chat with David Denton

The young Scotland No 8 talks sevens, socks and superstitions RUGBY WORLD:  Who’s the best player to room with for away games? DAVID DENTON: Chunk (Allan Jacobsen) is a pretty…

Committment: Justin Tipuric tries a charge down

RBS 6 Nations match review: Italy 9-26 Wales

WALES TRAVELLED to Rome with a fragile confidence but they will have returned from their Italian sojourn with more than a little gladiatorial swagger about them. In dank, wet conditions,…

Shhhh: Can Lawes silence Louis Picamoles?

RBS 6 Nations: Laying down the Lawes

HIS STUDS had barely begun to sink into the sodden, windswept turf of the Aviva Stadium before the robust Courtney Lawes was damaged by the more compact figure of Rob…