Six Nations

Wallabies Change Selection Policy

Wales and England could face Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell at the 2015 World Cup after Australia made a key change to their selection policy. Only home-based players used to be considered, ruling out the likes of Toulon duo Giteau and Mitchell. But Wallabies coach Michael Cheika can now pick anyone who has at least 60 caps and played for …

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The All Blacks Post Rugby World Cup Player Exodus Conundrum

The All Blacks are the best team in world rugby, but after the Rugby World Cup 2015, they face a massive challenge as several players look set to leave New Zealand rugby.  After previous Rugby World Cup tournaments there has always been the threat of a player exodus, but it has never eventuated.  This time the problem is worse than any other …

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5 Games in 5 Countries – A 6 Nations Experience

In a year where I’m planning on watching as much sport as I can I thought I’d have a 6 Nations tournament with a difference. My plan? To watch 5 games in 5 countries. At this point I’m going to give a list of the games, then write about my experience at all of the venues giving a ranking at …

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The French Want Courtney Lawes Tackled For This Monster Tackle

The French authorities have reportedly requested the citing commissioner take another look at Courtney Lawes monstrous his on Jules Plisson this weekend. During the game referee Nigel Owens took another look at the hit on the big screen and deemed it fair, allowing play to continue. The tackle, whilst massive, appears to be entirely fair with Lawes committing to the …

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‘Wales Full Back Leigh Halfpenny Could Be Forced To Retire’

Welsh legend Jonathan Davies has claimed that full back Leigh Halfpenny could be forced into retirement unless he changes his tackling technique. Halfpenny was withdrawn from Wales final game of the Six Nations after suffering a concussion whilst trying to tackle Italian number 8 Samuela Vunisa. “If he gets more and more bumps on the head, there is a danger …

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The Top 8 Things We’ve Learnt From The 2015 Six Nations

With the 2015 Six Nations over and done with, we take a look at the eight key learnings from this years tournament… 1.It is still the greatest annual sporting tournament on earth The 2015 Six Nations may have started off slow, however the final round of matches provided enough entertainment to more than make up for some of the disappointments …

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