Six Nations

Never in any bother: Alasdair Strokosch

Gaining Six Nations release from the Top 14

By Alan Dymock FRANCE IS a place of cruel and lucrative circumstance, we are told. A place where teams allegedly have to balance slugging it out like dribbling Neanderthals all…

Wales will be in action on the first day of the next two Six Nations Championships

RBS 6 Nations Fixtures: 2014 and 2015

NEXT SEASON’S RBS Six Nations kicks off on Saturday, 1 February, with reigning champions Wales entertaining Italy at the Millennium Stadium. So here you go, dates for the diaries for…

RND5

Rugby World TV: Six Nations Round 5 analysis

IN THE last instalment of Rugby World TV we review the final round of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations. Super Saturday got our blood rushing as we watched a confident…

Fans favourite already: Owen Farrell(-ish)

Lions 2013: The XV after the 6 Nations

ALL GOOD things come to those who wait and the final round of the 6 Nations was certainly something worth the wait after a dreary, stodgy middle section that was…

Wrecking ball with a beard: Vincent Debaty

RBS 6 Nations: The Alternative Awards

THE PARTY had to end some time. The fat lady is resting her shrill voice and the heroes of Cardiff’s street sweeping corps have earned their corn, but there is…

Hands up: Dean Ryan has proved an able deputy

RBS 6 Nations: Scotland analysis

BEING THE bridesmaid rather than the bride is never great and on Saturday there were few more radiant than the blushing Welsh belles, but for Scotland they will be happy…

o'driscoll v italy

RBS 6 Nations: Ireland analysis

“IS IT time to go back to the drawing board Declan?” The question posed after so many basic errors saw Ireland defeated by England. “No” was the simple answer given.…