To preview the Six Nations Rugby Championship: TSN Rugby Analyst Brian Spanton, Reporter Pearse Higgins & Commentator Rick Powers joined the International Sports Report’s Lins O’Connor and Peter Irvine on TSN 1050 Radio in Toronto, Ontario.
Ireland’s finest Pearse debates if Joe Schmidt can lead his squad to another title at the 2016 Six Nations. Brian previews France vs Italy’s opening match. Rick calls England an “odd ball” in their upcoming fixture with Scotland. Rick speaks to what affect Eddie Jones may have on England Rugby. Pearse explains how Warren Gatland is helping to improve Wales chances.. Rick thinks the winner of Wales vs Ireland will win the championship this year. Brian points out the importance of fitness during the Six Nations tournament. Rick continues to hedge his Six Nations bets by the moment. Pearse explains how much more complicated it is to put together a strong side now than ever before. Pearse updates Rugby 7’s action this week. Rick and Brian discuss how Canada’s Men’s team is fighting to qualify for the Summer Olympics.
ISR Interview Brian Spanton: Six Nations wide open
Main Photo: LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Ben Morgan of England is tackled by Tim Visser of Scotland during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on February 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)