Eddie Jones speaks about Lions captaincy

    England boss Eddie Jones was at the Advertising Week Europe business event in London this week and he told BT Sport that he believes Gatland should take four captains on the tour later this year. Gatland has said that at the moment, there is six names in contention for captaincy for this years tour; England skipper Dylan Hartley, Rory Best, …

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Ireland team for Saturday

  Ireland have now responded to England with the team they will use in Saturday’s game at the Aviva. The Irish have said that their main goal isn’t to knock England off their winning run but to play quality Rugby. Ireland have had better Six nations competitions in the past, but they will look to end the tournament on a …

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Cotter’s side for closing Six Nations game

  Vern Cotter has today named the side that will face Italy in their last game of this years Six Nations. Their opponents are at the bottom of the table for another year, but they will not look to back down. O’Shea certainly did his job against England, but in a rather untraditional fashion. Could he be planning something of …

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England side for trip to Dublin

  Eddie Jones has released the side he has chosen to face Ireland this weekend. Although England have to beat Ireland to break the 18 game unbeaten record, Joe Marler has insisted that they feel under less pressure than they did at this point in last years tournament. Ireland have said that they are not focusing on breaking the streak, …

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Carlin Isles’ tips to get to top speed.

  Improving your speed is helpful regardless of whether you play in the front or back line. Speed training can be a massive pain when you’re putting in the hours in other areas of your game too, as you are not able to constantly work on it. It takes time and effort to get your speed up but it can …

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Wales name an unchanged side

  Howley has named an unchanged side for their game against France at the weekend in what should be a good game as both sides look to wind down the tournament on a high. This side has started for the previous two games, and it has seen mixed results. Could Howley have something up his sleeve to make Saturday’s trip to …

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England V All Blacks could be sooner than we thought

  The dates for this years Autumn Internationals have been confirmed, with England already set to play the likes of  Australia, Argentina and Samoa. The RFU and the New Zealand equivalent are now in discussions about England possibly playing the All Blacks in November; a year earlier than first thought. If one thing has been missing from England triumphant efforts to get the number …

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Earls in doubt for Ireland this weekend

  29 year old Ireland man Keith Earls is in doubt for Saturdays game against England. He sat out yesterdays training down to a groin injury but will look to get back fit to at least get himself a place on the bench. It would be Jared Payne who would replace Earls; he himself has only just come back from …

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