Six Nations

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…

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Martyn Williams Six Nations verdict

Playing England on a Friday night in Cardiff is going to be a bit of a novelty. It’s going to be a big night, especially because it’s England, and it’s…

Andrew Trimble out of Ireland v Italy

Andrew Trimble out of Ireland v Italy

Andrew Trimble has been ruled out of Ireland’s opening game in the RBS 6 Nations Championship against Italy after breaking a bone in his right hand. Trimble picked up the injury…

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Dan Parks – Cardiff Blues and Scotland

This time last season it looked like Dan Parks’s Test career was doomed. A full year since he had won a cap and 17 months since he had started a…