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Six Nations Opening Weekend

12 months ago / 0 comments

The first round of the Six Nations saw some surprising score lines as well as some of the usual suspects Italy vs England (15-46)  England looked very comfortable against Italy, which most people expected. Anthony Watson was Man of the Match, scoring two tries, but the biggest performance for England … Read More

Debate: Should the Six Nations have relegation?

2 years ago / 0 comments

YES  The Super Bowl shows the interest and spectacle that can be generated by play-off matches, and the Six Nations would be fools to miss out on this. In their first ever Six Nations, Italy had a points difference of -122. Last year, their points difference was -145, and they … Read More

Tense win keeps England on track in Six Nations

2 years ago / 0 comments

England vs Wales. The rose vs the daffodil. Episode 130 of a rugby boxset offering all the tension, twists and trauma of a Netflix creation. Coming into the game, the two sides were arguably further apart than they have been for a decade. England, with their new coach and new … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A rocky start for England – Six Nations Round-Up and Week 2 Preview

2 years ago / 0 comments

Six Nations Week 1 Roundup The 2017 Six Nations tournament started off with a bang this past weekend. Scotland started proceedings with a surprising upset against one of the tournament favourites, Ireland. The Scots started off strong, scoring three tries in the first half, two from MOTM Stuart Hogg. Ireland … Read More

Six Nations Preview – Dylan needs discipline for England

2 years ago / 0 comments

Scotland vs Ireland Scotland are coming off of a good Autumn series and their club sides have also been performing well, with Glasgow and Edinburgh both through to the knock out stages of the European Champions and Challenge Cups respectively. Although they have the home advantage, most will still consider … Read More

Opening Six Nations weekend closely contested

3 years ago / 0 comments

THE start of February usually means one thing for rugby lovers: the start of the Six Nations. As ever, the stadiums were packed, the crowds were in great voice, the anthems were rousing and the rugby was, as ever, thrilling. The first game of the weekend saw France entertain Italy at … Read More

Curtain Rises for Six Nations

3 years ago / 0 comments

WITH all the recent hype surrounding Eddie Jones’ England squad selection and the first Six Nations since the Rugby World Cup, one would perhaps be forgiven for forgetting that this year’s Women’s Six Nations is just as tantalising a prospect and will surely result in some equally (if not more) entertaining … Read More

Six Nations Review: England and Ireland pull ahead of the rest

4 years ago / 0 comments

This round of matches delivered the same results as the respective fixtures last year, yet the final day drama of last year was not quite matched in this years second round. Predictably after all the attention on the matter, the weekend began with another incident of concussion, after Mike brown … Read More

Six Nations Round Up: England come back from the brink for victory over Wales

4 years ago / 0 comments

England began their Six Nations campaign in fine style against Wales in Cardiff on Friday night, with try’s from Anthony Watson and Jonathan Joseph, as well as three penalties from George Ford, ensuring an unlikely 21-16 success for Stuart Lancaster’s side. Wales had started the match much the stronger, and … Read More

Stage set for Six Nations spectacle

4 years ago / 0 comments

There are few arenas more intimidating or spectacular than Cardiff’s Millenium Stadium on a wintery Friday night, but such a colosseum of noise, passion and hostility is what awaits an injury-stricken England in the 2015 Six Nations opener. Stuart Lancasters men return to the scene of their greatest humiliation in … Read More