Next generation of rugby greats

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The next generation of rugby greats has been thrown up in this year’s Under-20 Six Nations. However, this time it is not the rugby legends themselves but the next era taking on the family name. Some call it nepotism, but good genes could well be the scientific answer. Nevertheless, the pressure to live up to […] 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



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


Camille Lopez raises France RWC knockout qualification hopes

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It is a well worn cliché that France are unpredictable, sometimes uninterested and able to interchange between magical and dreadful with alarming ease. But they proved it in the 2019 Six Nations and they proved it again in their opening World Cup match against Argentina. It took a drop goal from replacement Camille Lopez to […] READ MORE