Mirco Bergamasco

MIRCO BERGAMASCO will make his long-awaited return from injury and line up for Italy in their RBS 6 Nations match against Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday. The winger’s…

Rory Best

Ulster hooker Rory Best will captain Ireland in their penultimate RBS 6 Nations fixture against Scotland in Dublin on Saturday. Paul O’Connell was ruled out for the remainder of the…

Nine rugby experts had a go at predicting the winners of all 15 RBS Six Nations matches in Rugby World’s annual Six Nations Predictions Competition, published in the March edition.…

Julien Dupuy

FRANCE COACH Philippe Saint-Andre has dropped half-backs Morgan Parra and Francois Trinh-Duc to the bench for their RBS 6 Nations game against England on Sunday. Toulouse fly-half Lionel Beauxis comes…

Leigh Halfpenny

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE 2012 RBS 6 Nations has proved an eventful tournament for Wales’ Leigh Halfpenny. The 23-year-old played a pivotal role in Wales’ two…

One change to Ireland Women against Scotland

There is one change to the starting XV, playing Scotland Women in Ashbourne RFC on Friday, March 9th (kick off 19:30). Paula Fitzpatrick making her first start of the championship…

Gethin Jenkins will lead Wales in their 2012 RBS 6 Nations Championship match against Italy at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday with squad captain Sam Warburton ruled out of contention…

france v ireland

HAVING waited three weeks to get this game underway, no one playing or watching on Sunday wanted to hear the final whistle at the Stade de France - at least…

lionel beauxis

THE Sunday Times ran a piece last weekend in which Rugby World’s very own Stephen Jones interviewed Philippe Saint-André. The coach of France was his normal affable self, buttering up…