Category: Rugby Union


Haskell, Marler and Hughes all back for England

England’s James Haskell and Joe Marler are both available for selection and named in the 25 man squad to face Scotland at Murrayfield after the pair missed England’s opening two games due to suspension. Wasps Flanker Haskell was banned for 4 weeks for a dangerous tackler, while Harlequins Prop forward Joe Marler has served a  … Read more


Scotland make changes ahead of Calcutta Cup Clash with England

With the Rugby Union Six Nations returning this weekend, Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has called up six players to his squad ahead of Saturdays Calcutta Cup clash with England at Murrayfield. With Lee Jones and Duncan Taylor both unavailable, in comes Harlequins winger Tim Visser and Gloucester Centre Matt Scott to add depth to  … Read more


May double seals England win over Wales

Six Nations England (12) 12 Tries: May 2 Cons: Farrell Wales (3) 6 Pens: Patchell, Anscombe A first half brace to England Winger Jonny May helped the reigning six nations champions defeat a stubborn and hard working Wales side 12-6 at Twickenham, therefore extending their unbeaten home record to 15 matches. In the near freezing  … Read more


Schmidt makes changes ahead of Italy game

A head of Italy’s visit to Dublin this weekend, Ireland Rugby Union head coach Joe Schmidt has made several changes to his side that pulled off a dramatic 13-15 win over France in last weekends opening six nations fixture. Of the changes, one that standout is the inclusion of 20 year old back Jordan Lamour  … Read more


Wales unchanged as they face Engalnd at Twickenham

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  Wales coach Warren Gartland has not made any changes to his starting side that pulled off a surprise 34-7 win over Scotland as he named his team to take on England at Twickenham this weekend. Despite the temptation to possible start the fit again British Lions winger George North, the New Zealander has decided  … Read more


England Cruise to Six Nations victory

Italy (10) 15 Tries: Benvenuti, Bellini Con: Allan Pen: Allan England (17) 46 Tries: Watson 2, Farrell, Simmonds 2, Ford, Nowell Cons: Farrell 4 Pen: Farrell England opened their six nations in style with a convincing seven try win over a much-improved Italian side that gave as good as they got during a close first  … Read more


Te’o returns for Englands clash against Italy

With the 2018 6 Six Nations starting tomorrow, slight favourites and defending champions England have named their starting line ahead of Sundays Game against Italy in Rome. Following England’s well documented injury concerns leading up to this year’s Six Nations, Head coach Eddie Jones revealed earlier this week that Full Back Mike Brown and Winger  … Read more