International

Ireland XV for Wales game

    Joe Schmidt has now also announced the side he has chosen to face Wales on Friday. Schmidt’s side haven’t had a bad start to the tournament, but have not been up to the standards of last year when they beat the mighty All Blacks. The side is unchanged from their last game, but will they be able to …

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Wales side for Ireland game

    Rob Howley is the first of the Six Nations coaches to release his squad for this weekends game. Wales face an Ireland side who will look to further the gap between themselves and the other home nations. George North retains his place in the starting XV even after poor performances in the tournament so far. Will he be …

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O’Shea names squad for last two games

    Italy shot caller Conor O’Shea has now named his squad that will play out the remanding two Six Nations games. The Italians have had another poor tournament, and it looks to be getting no easier as they face France and Scotland in their last games. Italy’s poor year only backs the idea of a promotion and relegation system …

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Jones wants Scotland to stop England’s winning streak

    Scotland man Huw Jones has said that their match with England on Saturday is a great opportunity for Scotland after their good start to the tournament. The 23 year old has said on BBC Sport that “It’s a massive opportunity. That’s one of the big incentives, to stop their run..” England will without a doubt have to bring their …

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Wales have to up their game

  Wales forward coach Robin McBryde has come out to say that the Welsh will have to up their game if they want to stand a chance of getting a place on the Lions tour later this year. The Six Nations has shown some quality play from all home nations, but McBryde has said to BBC Sport that; “If there is …

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Throwback to one of Rugby’s more surprising knockouts

    We are throwing it back to the 1999 World Cup here as we look at one of the worst knock outs in Rugby. Tongan prop Ngalu Tau was sent off for this running punch on England flanker Richard Hill after a poor mid air collision by Isileli Tapueluelu on Matt Perry, which then led to this scuffle just after. A …

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Hogg’s magic hands puts Visser over the line

Scotland’s Stuart Hogg showed a moment of magic at the weekend as his fast hands allowed Visser to get over the line to get Scotland a try. Scotland pushed past Wales on Saturday to get their second victory of this years tournament. Who thinks they could be the ones to knock England off their unbeaten run? England host Scotland in …

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