Tipuric hails ‘crazy’ Wyn Jones as legendary Wales lock eyes fourth Grand Slam

Justin Tipuric hails ‘crazy’ Alun Wyn Jones for ‘setting the standards’ as legendary Wales lock eyes fourth Grand Slam Legendary lock, 35, is two wins away from clinching an epic fourth Slam  Wales face Italy this week before taking on France in the final round of fixtures Tipuric has played alongside Wyn Jones for club and country … Read more

Martin Johnson: Serial penalty offender Maro Itoje needs to keep his hands out of the cookie jar

EXCLUSIVE: Former England captain and head coach Martin Johnson reckons serial penalty offender Maro Itoje needs to keep his hands out of the cookie jar in future matches England are on track to concede a record amount of penalties in the Six Nations  World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson has told England to sharpen up Maro … Read more

Kieran Hardy ruled out of remaining Six Nations Games with hamstring injury for Wales

Grand Slam-chasing Wales suffer injury blow with scrum-half Kieran Hardy ruled out of remaining Six Nations games due to hamstring injury Kieran Hardy scored opportunistic try for Wales in 40-24 win over England   He will miss Wales’ final two games against Italy and France through injury  Hardy has been released from the squad having suffered … Read more

Six Nations: England star Courtney Lawes facing three months out due to pectoral injury

Courtney Lawes is ruled out the rest of England’s Six Nations campaign and is a doubt for Lions’ South Africa series with forward facing a 12-week lay-off due to surgery on pectoral injury England forward Courtney Lawes is facing a 12-week spell on the sidelines He will undergo surgery after picking up a pectoral injury … Read more

Scotland and France look set to play postponed Six Nations clash on March 26

Scotland and France look set to play postponed Six Nations clash on March 26 as Gallagher Premiership clubs and Top 14 indicate willingness to release players for new date despite it falling outside the international window   Scotland and France appear to have settled upon a date for their Six Nations tie The original fixture was … Read more

Itoje is looking for some fighting spirit from his side as they look to beat Wales on Saturday

Let’s box clever! England lock Maro Itoje wants to draw inspiration from the ‘fighting spirit’ and ‘dogged approach’ of former champion Chris Eubank to help him flatten Wales Maro Itoje is hoping to draw inspiration from boxing champion Chris Eubank  The lock is a keen follower of boxing and has spent time with Anthony Joshua … Read more

Six Nations: Courtney Lawes omitted from England squad to face Wales due to late injury

England XV: 15. Elliot Daly (Saracens, 49 caps), 14. Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, 48 caps), 13. Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 36 caps), 12. Owen Farrell (Saracens, 90 caps), 11. Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby, 63 caps), 10. George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 74 caps), 9. Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 106 caps); 1. Mako Vunipola (Saracens, 64 caps), … Read more

Tipuric hails ‘world class’ Faletau after Walesl No 8 battled back from injury setbacks

Justin Tipuric hails ‘world class’ Taulupe Faletau after influential No 8 battled back from injury setbacks to weave his magic for Wales The Welsh back-rowers have played with each other for a decade  Tipuric is delighted to see Faletau back to his best after serious injuries The pair are set to line-up in Six Nations … Read more

Carol Vorderman throws her support behind Wales ahead of their Six Nations rugby tie against England

She’s never shied away from showing her support for the Dragons. And Carol Vorderman was every inch the proud Wales fan as she donned a jumper emblazoned with the famous red dragon ahead of their Six Nations tie against England on Monday. The former Countdown presenter, 60, jokingly asked her fans to guess which team … Read more

HOT OR NOT: Louis Rees-Zammit has Wales moving again

HOT OR NOT: Louis Rees-Zammit has Wales moving again while Jordan Spieth is getting ever closer to returning to his level… and Ralph Hasenhuttl can only work with what he has at Southampton After three tries in two games Louis Rees-Zammit has Wales moving again  A few might soon be getting nervous as Jordan Spieth … Read more

Zander Fagerson BANNED for the rest of the Six Nations

Zander Fagerson BANNED for the rest of the Six Nations as Scotland prop picks up four-match suspension for his red card against Wales after colliding with Alun Wyn Jones’s head Zander Fagerson will miss the rest of the Six Nations with a four-match ban  The Scotland prop was sent off in his side’s 25-24 defeat … Read more

NIGEL OWENS: Owen Farrell needs to stop the chat to the referee… he never did it with me

NIGEL OWENS: Owen Farrell needs to stop the chat to the referee – he never did it with me whenever I reffed him… if players want to discuss something they must do it in the right manner There was too much chat to the ref from Owen Farrell in England’s win over Italy Every time … Read more