Six Nations Chat: What the teams need as the finale draws closer

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The Six Nations is now past the halfway stage with Wales sitting top of the lot and on course for a Grand Slam showdown with France on 20 March. With two round of matches, and France and Scotland’s rearranged clash to come, there is still room for plenty of twists and the very real possibility that when 14 of the 15 matches completed are finished, we still won’t be sure who the actual champions are. READ MORE


Strict Covid-19 bubble will encompass France Six Nations 2021 bid

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Differing from their Autumn campaign, a strict ‘Covid-19 bubble’ will encompass the France Six Nations 2021 bid. In news from the French Rugby Federation, it has decreed that over the course of this season’s Guinness Six Nations, the external threat from Covid-19 will impose strict conditions. So unlike the rotation theory utilized in Autumn, this […] READ MORE


The Six Nations winner will be determined this weekend

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There are six teams competing for the northern hemisphere nation’s premier competition but only one can be this year’s Six Nations winner. This weekend will be the final round of the belated tournament. However, three teams – Scotland, Wales, and Italy – will not be able to contest the championship this year. Furthermore, a loss […] READ MORE


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





France Hire Jacques Brunel as new Head Coach

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There is a new man in charge of France; with the French Rugby Federation officially announcing the hiring of Jacques Brunel as their new Head Coach, replacing the outgoing Guy Novès after two years in charge. Brunel (63) has worked previously under FRF President Bernard Laporte as an assistant, during Laporte’s tenure as France Head […] READ MORE