Six Nations

Blue back row: Josh Navidi is pulled into the Six Nations squad alongside fellow breakaway Andries Pretorius

Wales Six Nations squad announced

THE MOMENT has come. They may have had a horrible autumn and they may have an injury list heavier than a Scott Quinnell sandwich, but Rob Howley and his wounded…

Galloping flanker: Tom Croft makes a dynamic return for Leicester Tigers

Tom Croft: Twitter Q&A

WITH STUART Lancaster’s Elite Player Squad (EPS) being released this week, many will be happy to see the return of one of England’s most athletic and skilled back rowers, Tom…

Is this finally his time to shine?

High-flying France still a threat to their own success

“MISSION ACCOMPLISHED," declared Philippe Saint Andre in the wake of France’s dogged 22-14 defeat of Samoa on Saturday evening. "Today is the victory of courage, restraint, solidarity. We did not…

Wales's win allowed Owain Jones to match Tony Spreadbury's total

Rugby World predictions competition – the result

There was no Grand Slam in the Rugby World Six Nations Predictions Competition as none of the nine contenders called all 15 match-winners correctly. However, there was some Welsh success…

Relive Wales’ Grand Slam win

Relive Wales’ Grand Slam win

THE WRU cameras were there to capture all the action as Wales beat France to lift their third RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam in eight seasons, so here’s a reminder…

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…

Jonathan Davies

Five things we learnt about Wales: Final round

Wales won their third RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam in eight seasons when beating France on Saturday. It was a wonderful occasion in Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium. Here’s my in-depth analysis…

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…

Chris Robshaw

England surpass all expectations

Four wins from five. Not even the most optimistic England fan in their right mind would have predicted that outcome at the start of this year’s RBS 6 Nations. Yet…

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,…