Six Nations

Make or break? – England’s 2017 Autumn Internationals

England are looking on to another strong year with 2017, and they are looking to continue this into every game for a second consecutive year. They have recently confirmed their match ups for next year’s Autumn Internationals, with Eddie believing, “…block series of games are essential for our World Cup preparations…”, and it looks like it’s going to be interesting …

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Will the drain end? – Pichot’s plans to tackle the talent drain

The player drain is taking it’s toll on Rugby and it’s less funded nations, with talent flocking to bigger, more successful nations in a bid to make it into the professional game. This drain is nothing new, with players jetting off to the likes of France and England like there’s no tomorrow, making it less of a talent drain and …

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Proposal Put Forward For Major Six Nations Overhaul

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont’s idea to move the Six Nations to April has the backing of England’s Rugby Players’ Association (RPA). The former England captain was elected chairman of the international governing body on Wednesday and will make a global calendar one of his priorities. Six Nations chief executive John Feehan has previously branded the tournament’s February-March slot “non-negotiable”. …

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Is This The England XV That Should Face Wales In May?

With England set to host Wales at Twickenham on 29th May, just a day after the Premiership final, we take a look at a possible starting XV. Note we have excluded all Saracens, Exeter, Wasps and Leicester players as they will either have been involved in the final the previous day, or had less than a week in training camp …

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France Propose Radical Changes To Six Nations And Top14

The FFR and LNR in France have proposed a radical shake-up to the structure of both the Six Nations and the Top14. The radical new measures to be discussed by the FFR and LNR on April 26 include: [adsenseyu2] From 2018-19 the Top 14 reduced to Top 12 & only 1 club relegated from top flight Top six play-offs replaced …

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