French rugby renaissance good for northern hemisphere competition

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With three wins from three played, many are wondering if the French are back to their best. Are we witnessing a French rugby renaissance? A strong start in 2020 saw four valuable points gained in their opening Six Nations match victory over England. Within sixty minutes of game two (against Italy) the try bonus point […] READ MORE


Six Nations stars: Five breakout players in 2020

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The Six Nations has seen several notable young rugby players breakout with incredible performances over the course of the tournament. The competition has given them the chance to shine and build on what has been, so far, outstanding club careers. The Six Nations is set for matchday four and a lot is on the line […] READ MORE




Has Eddie Jones potted the eight ball?

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Now Billy Vunipola has been ruled out of this year’s Six Nations tournament, Sam Simmonds and Alex Dombrandt became favourites to start against France on the opening weekend. However, both players were left out of  Eddie Jones’ squad and Tom Curry started against France at number eight, not his natural position. A faltering England were […] READ MORE


Calcutta Cup 2020: Jones rolls selection dice as ‘war’ awaits

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Eddie Jones, the England coach has made five changes from the disappointing defeat to France last Saturday. Despite huge criticism that followed England’s limp display in Paris, for this weekend’s Calcutta Cup fixture, Jones has refused to pick from outside the original group. That means no Alex Dombrandt with Lewis Ludlam coming into the backrow. […] READ MORE



2020 Six Nations a welcome distraction

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The 2020 Six Nations could not have come sooner. With the Rugby media dominated by one topic for weeks on end now, this tournament will hopefully provide a new focus. Only days away…which match are you most excited for?#GuinnessSixNations pic.twitter.com/vd9D4QXcad — Guinness Six Nations (@SixNationsRugby) January 27, 2020 Plenty of new faces It’s a new […] READ MORE



Finn-ished? Scotland send Finn Russell home due to breach of discipline

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Scotland have announced that fly-half Finn Russell will no longer participate in the team’s preparations for their Six Nations opener against Ireland after the player was disciplined for a breach of team protocol. A statement which was released on the team’s official Twitter page reads as follows: STATEMENT | Scotland team spokesperson: “Stand-off Finn Russell […] READ MORE