Six Nations relegation system turned down.

  The Six Nations officials have now turned down the proposal of a relegation system within the tournament. The proposal has been a hot topic within the Six Nations over the past week, after some nations called for a system which will see a the bottom team replaced in the next year. This was brought about after some see it as …

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Jones impressed with developing sports science.

    Despite England’s rather rocky run up to the Six Nations, head coach Eddie Jones is confident with the decisions he has made regarding the injuries hanging over the team. Jones has had to put up with losing some of his first choice names, with the likes of the Vunipola brothers who are both out for at least their …

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Quality France try in the Wellington 7’s.

    Jean Pascall Barraque shows his ability here as he dances through the Samoa defense, in France’s 28-5 win. France won 2/4 games in the Wellington 7’s, losing to the champions in the form of the Blitzboks (45-0) and New Zealand (21-14) who finished fifth, as South Africa, Fiji and England claim the top 3 spots. The Blitzboks further …

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All Blacks man rejects move to France.

    According to Rugby Heaven and a French newspaper (Midi Olympique), All Black Ben Smith has rejected a move to the top14 to stay with the New Zealand team. The 30 year old who was linked with a potential move to Pau with a tasty salary of around £1.6m, has seen that the honour of playing for the All …

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Premiership’s appeal to reduce Six Nations to 5 weeks.

    The Aviva Premiership have officially put in their proposal to change the Six Nations from a 7 to 5 week period. This is down to bigger clubs which are effected by the tournament feeling that 7 weeks without some of their top players is too long and could be pivotal in their season. The request has been backed …

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RFU release anti-doping report for 2015-16.

    The RFU have today released their anti-doping report for the 2015-16 season. This is the sixth year which the RFU have publicly released their report after they began to get even harsher on the matter. The RFU clamped down even more following the 2014-15 season, which is down to the World Cup 2015 and the Rio Olympics which …

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Howley happy to stay low key ahead of Six Nations.

    Wales coach Rob Howley is happy that Wales are out of the lime light in the run up to this years Six Nations according to Sky Sports, which is expected as they look to shock and knock England off their title as Six Nations champions. Wales are going to be facing some tough competition in what is anticipated …

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Coetzee dodges the bullet to get another year with Springboks.

    It has been revealed to Times Media this afternoon that Springboks coach Allister Coetzee has managed to get another shot with the South Africa side, as he has been kept on for this years campaign. The 53 year old Springbok legend had a shocker of a year in 2016, winning only a few games all year; but has been …

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