Six Nations

No calculators for England

England will simply be targeting victory when they play Italy in Rome in their final Six Nations match on Saturday, according to forwards coach Graham Rowntree. Stuart Lancaster’s men go into the game with a chance of winning the title,…

No title means failure for Lancaster

England coach Stuart Lancaster has said anything less than winning the Six Nations would count as a failure for his side.  Each of Lancaster’s two previous Championships have seen England finish runners-up to Wales – England’s opponents at Twickenham on…

Cardiff pain to drive England

England scrumhalf Danny Care believes he is in the best form of his career and feels the “pain and hurt” of last season’s defeat in Cardiff can drive them to the Triple Crown. The Harlequins man scooted over for his…

The quest for your Remote

Although it is week 2 of the 2014 Vodacom Super Rugby, we are actually only really kicking of the season this weekend which will make life for some very difficult in the domination of the remote control over the weekend.…

France get past Italy

France scored three second-half tries in 10 minutes to beat Italy 30-10 in the Six Nations championship on Sunday and maintain their perfect start to the competition. Louis Picamoles, Wesley Fofana and debutant winger Hugo Bonneval all touched down between…

Scotland 0, England 20

England are preparing themselves for a pitch battle in more ways than one when they face Scotland for the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield on Saturday. It was at the Edinburgh ground where England coach Stuart Lancaster began his time in…

Ireland 26, Wales 3

Both Ireland and Wales will be looking to build on their opening Six Nations wins last week when they square off in Dublin on Saturday. Warren Gatland’s reigning Six Nations champions started their quest for a third successive title with…

Ireland off to winning start

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has enjoyed a winning start to his first Six Nations campaign as the Irish eventually eased to a 28-6 win over a one dimensional Scotland at Lansdowne Road on Sunday. Schmidt, who replaced Declan Kidney last…

6 Nations: Wales 23, Italy 15

No one has claimed three outright Championships in a row since it all began in 1883, although Wales did gain three consecutive titles in the Five Nations between 1969-71, with the 1970 crown being shared with France. It seems as…

Gatland opts for experience

Defending champions Wales have named an experienced squad on Tuesday for the 2014 Six Nations Championships in their quest to win an unprecedented third straight title. No team has ever completed a hat-trick of Championships in the tournament’s various guises,…