CJ Stander bonus try

This victory was just the tonic Ireland needed after failing to get off the bus against Scotland in the opening round of the Six Nations. But what a poison pill this…

Richie Gray

The wild and wacky era of bonus points in the Six Nations kicked off at the weekend and, well, nothing really changed. No try bonus points were awarded and although…

England squad

The England pack lacked balance England have been renowned for their strength in depth but the eight men they chose to give their backs a platform didn’t work, despite Eddie…

Liam Williams try

Scotland shocked the Irish, France put the wind up the English. Italy, however, were unable to keep the surprises going on the opening weekend of the RBS 6 Nations as…

Stuart Hogg celebrates

Scotland won the opening game of the Six Nations for the first time since 2006, defeating Ireland in a game spent innovating in the first half and then digging in…

The task confronting Les Bleus is daunting. If they wish to start the 2017 Six Nations with a win they must beat an England side unbeaten since October 2015. They…