2021 Six Nations Round Two – Team of the Week

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After a thrilling weekend of 2021 Six Nations Round Two action, Christian Evans selects a 6 Nations team of the week of the best performing stars in the competition. Wales, France and England emerged victorious this weekend, and all three nations have at least three players in this week’s team. Yet, despite losing, Scotland features […] READ MORE


Six Nations Round 1: Top 10 Moments

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The 2021 Six Nations is, unfortunately, the first (and hopefully last) edition with eerie empty stadiums, and closed pubs and rugby clubs. But Six Nations round 1 certainly entertained, including Sunday’s drama-filled bonanza, and a legendary Calcutta Cup result the day before. Here are 10 memorable moments from Round 1. 10. Alun Wyn Jones’ ferocious […] READ MORE


Chasing hard to end the poor Italy Six Nations losing run

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Italy coach Franco Smith has one task over the next seven weeks. To drive his men in chasing hard to end their losing Italy Six Nations run in the tournament that stretches back to 2015! The Azzurri’s last victory came when they prevailed 22-19 away to Scotland at Murrayfield, but since then the closest they […] READ MORE


Assessing Wales Autumn performance ahead of the upcoming Six Nations

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Assessing Wales Autumn Performance. What went well, what went badly and what needs to improve for the upcoming Six Nations?  In a slightly unusual Autumn period in the rugby calendar, which saw the conclusion of the Six Nations as well as the first Autumn Nations Cup, Wales’ performances were mixed. Some matches inspired a sense […] READ MORE


Gritty but predictable England scrape past France

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England somehow found a way to scrape past a hugely improved France. For that England deserve huge credit. In truth, it was another disjointed and turgid contest against a French team who completely disregarded the tag of being ‘second string’. England could have had no complaints if France had won this game. What is concerning […] 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


Five things we learnt from Wales’ defeat to France

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Wales were outclassed 38-21 defeat to France at the Stade de France. Wayne Pivac’s side put up a limp second half performance in this Six Nations warm-up match. Lowri Jacob assesses five things we’ve learnt from Wales’ defeat to France. Wales’ loss is France’s gain Since arriving at France at the start of the year, […] READ MORE