Dave Nicoll

3 Predictions For This Weekends Six Nations Action

We make our predictions as round three of the 2015 Six Nations prepares to kick-off as the action steps up a notch… 1.Ireland to narrowly beat England in tactical master-class Ireland so far haven’t looked quite as dominant as they did this time last year, yet they have still managed to triumph, even in difficult circumstances. If anything England are …

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What Does A Rugby Players Daily Supplement Plan Look Like?

In a recent interview with Mens Health, England back rower James Haskell revealed his daily supplement plan during the season. Below is an outline of the 29-year-olds supplement intake that’s easy enough for anyone to follow (although a bit on the price side)… Morning Probiotic Designed for helping improve gut health and the absorption of key vitamins and minerals. Vitamin …

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5 Things To Concern Ireland Ahead Of Their Clash With England

With Ireland set to welcome England to the Aviva in Dublin this weekend we take a look at five areas of concern for Joe Schmidt’s side… 1.Lack of tries So far in the 2015 Six Nations Ireland have just two tries in two games, both of which came in the closing stages of their victory over Italy on the opening …

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Should England Consider Playing Manu Tuilagi At 12?

Whilst the majority of England’s starting XV pretty much picks itself, there is still a huge amount of debate over who should start at inside centre for the World Cup. There are a number of candidates who have put their hand up for selection at 12, but none of them have really proven that they are capable of being anything …

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7 Players England Need To Take A Serious Look At

With the Rugby World Cup just months away, we think the next few weeks are the ideal time for England to take a look at these seven players… 1.Henry Slade Slade has been in phenomenal form for the Chiefs of late and would make a great addition to the current England squad. His ability to cover 10, 12 and 13 …

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17 Things Rugby Teams Will Just Get

Anyone whose ever been on a rugby team is guaranteed to get all 17 of these points below… 1.Even if you don’t see each other over the whole off-season, when you get back into pre-season it will be like you were never apart 2.Introducing a new player into the team is always messy… 3….although you can guarantee they will be …

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6 Reasons Italy Are Currently Everything Wrong With International Rugby

Although they’re not the only ones guilty of these things, here are six reasons Italy are currently everything wrong with international rugby… 1.’Project Players’ Although many international sides are guilty of calling-up players brought up through other nations systems, Italy seem particularly prevalent when it comes to the poaching of players. An increasingly large number of their squad have come …

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