Six Nations

Ferris rules himself out of Italy v Ireland

Ferris rules himself out of Italy v Ireland

Stephen Ferris has become the latest Irish player to be ruled out of the trip to Italy in round one of the RBS 6 Nations, next weekend. “It’s now looking…

RBS 6 NATIONS FIXTURES 2013

RBS 6 NATIONS FIXTURES 2013

Wales have been handed the chance of kicking off the 2013 RBS 6 Nations, against Ireland in a re-run of the game that decided the 2009 Grand Slam! The opening…

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RBS 6 NATIONS FIXTURES 2012 and 2013

Friday night rugby has been ditched for 2012 with games only on Saturday and Sunday. France open the tournament at home to Italy and England close it at Twickenham, entertaning…

Bowe and Heaslip out of Ireland v Italy

Bowe and Heaslip out of Ireland v Italy

Ireland wing Tommy Bowe has been ruled out of Ireland’s opening game against Italy in the RBS 6 Nations Championship on February 5th. Bowe has been carrying a knee injury which…

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France to start with a clean slate

France coach Marc Lièvremont says France need to learn the lessons from their roller coaster year, but start the Six Nations with a clean slate, writes Bea Asprey. Les Bleus started the…

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Johnson hits back at Gatland

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…

Video of the Day – France highlights

Video of the Day – France highlights

Back to the Six Nations and today we cross over the channel to 2010 title holders – France. They were able to do the grand slam last year too, but…

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Tomas O’Leary – Munster and Ireland

The last time we spoke to Tomás O’Leary was during a bad week for the scrum-half. He’d injured his thumb a month into the season and, having undergone surgery, was…

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Alastair Kellock to captain Scotland

Alastair Kellock, the 29-year-old Glasgow Warriors lock, was named today as the man to lead Scotland into the 2011 RBS 6 Nations Championship. Head coach Andy Robinson is restoring Kellock…