1. Why Danny Cipriani Should Not Be a World Cup Starter for England

    Danny Cipriani grabbed a number of headlines prior to this Six Nations. His form for Sale and the injury to Owen Farrell propelled the fly-half to first-choice backup behind George Ford for the England No...

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  2. Six Nations 2015: 10 Players Whose Reputations Suffered

    Just as some players furthered their cause in this Six Nations, so some took a few paces backward in keeping their positions for the World Cup...

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  3. Six Nations 2015: 10 Players Who Enhanced Their Reputations

    The 2015 Six Nations was a last competitive window for players to state their cases for World Cup selection...

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  4. Six Nations 2015: Best XV from Matchday 5

    The most incredible Six Nations finale in living memory gave us plenty of performances to drool over. Tries from props, magic hands from hookers, hat-tricks from wings and some dazzling ...

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  5. Italy vs. Wales: Winners and Losers from 2015 6 Nations Clash

    Wales left England and Ireland with it all to do to deny them the 2015 Six Nations title. Warren Gatland’s men obliterated Italy 61-20 in a stunning second half in Rome with seven second-half tries...

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  6. Italy vs. Wales: 5 Key Battles That Will Shape 2015 Six Nations Clash

    Wales will be first to show their hand in Saturday's three-way fight for the 2015 Six Nations title. Warren Gatland's men kick off at 12:30 p.m. GMT in Rome as they bid to claim the crown that they surrendered a year ago...

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  7. Adam Jones and 5 Other Players Who Quit Test Rugby Too Soon

    Welsh prop Adam Jones has been offered a route back to the national set-up despite retiring earlier this year. Wales left the Lions star out of their Six Nations squad with Samson Lee assuming first-choice No...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 13 days ago 2,947 reads 3 comments

  8. Six Nations 2015: Best XV from Matchday 4

    The final weekend of the Six Nations will see a three-way battle for the title after Wales downed Ireland in Cardiff and England bounced back with a win over Scotland...

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  9. Wales vs. Ireland: Winners and Losers from 2015 Six Nations Clash

    Wales ended Ireland’s Grand Slam quest with a 23-16 win in Round 4 of the Six Nations. The result in Cardiff revived Wales’ own hopes of the title and left the door open for England to also claim the crown this year...

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  10. Wales vs. Ireland: 5 Key Battles That Will Shape 2015 Six Nations Clash

    Wales host Ireland in the penultimate round of this year’s Six Nations in a fixture that has been disastrous for the home side over the decades...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 19 days ago 979 reads 0 comments

  11. Hatching a Plan for Wales to Halt Ireland's Grand Slam Charge

    Wales entertain Ireland on Saturday in a game almost certain to decide the winners of the Six Nations this year. If Wales beat the visitors, no one can win a Grand Slam and they will have the better head-to-head record going into the final weekend...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 20 days ago 1,160 reads 0 comments

  12. Is Complacency the Only Thing That Can Stop England from Beating Scotland?

    England and Scotland collide at Twickenham this weekend after both saw their proverbial Six Nations bubbles burst...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 21 days ago 1,361 reads 1 comments

  13. 5 Players Facing Vital Finishes to Six Nations with World Cup Looming

    The Six Nations has just two rounds left before thoughts can finally turn, unfettered, to Rugby World Cup 2015...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 22 days ago 5,614 reads 1 comments

  14. Why Mark Bennett Has Been the Biggest Success for Scotland at 6 Nations

    Scotland are having an awful Six Nations in 2015, despite impressive performances from Mark Bennett. Early promise was evident in their matches against France and Wales, but both games ended in defeat for Vern Cotter’s side...

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  15. Paul O'Connell and 5 Rugby Veterans Who Could Easily Play on Next Year

    Paul O’ Connell admitted to the media after Ireland’s win over England that it was probably the last time he would face the Red Rose Brigade at home in a Six Nations clash, per the Irish Independent ...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 27 days ago 1,275 reads 0 comments

  16. Why England Did Not Feel the Absence of Mike Brown

    England’s wait for a first Grand Slam since 2003 goes on. Their victory in Dublin 12 years ago was as comprehensive as Sunday's 19-9 defeat at the hands of Ireland, so well-beaten in every department were Stuart Lancaster’s men...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 28 days ago 1,767 reads 5 comments

  17. Six Nations 2015: Best XV from Matchday 3

    Ireland took a step towards the Grand Slam in the 2015 Six Nations with a 19-9 win over England, and their performance helps them dominate this week's team of the week...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 28 days ago 2,510 reads 1 comments

  18. France vs. Wales: Winners and Losers from 2015 Six Nations Clash

    Wales turned France over on their own patch with a 20-13 win that puts them back in the hunt for the Six Nations title...

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  19. Ireland vs. England: 5 Key Battles That Will Shape 2015 Six Nations Clash

    The 2015 Six Nations will only reach its halfway point after the first 40 minutes of this weekend’s encounters. But already, Ireland’s meeting with England in Dublin is being billed as the tournament decider...

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  20. Making the Case for Super XV Being Better Than the Six Nations

    In Europe, we have been engulfed by Six Nations fever since the tournament began, but a blank weekend somewhat dampened the hullabaloo. It gave the armchair fan the chance to deploy the remote and seek their rugby fix elsewhere for the weekend...

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  21. Six Nations 2015: 10 Storylines to Follow in Matchday 3

    The middle weekend of the 2015 Six Nations Championship is approaching, with the top and bottom of the table set to be shaped...

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  22. Why Tim Swinson Has Most to Prove for Scotland After 2 Games of Six Nations

    Scotland have suffered two narrow defeats in this Six Nations and face the familiar scenario of a potential wooden-spoon decider with Italy...

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  23. Top 10 Moments from Matchday 2

    Week 2 of the Six Nations threw up another broad spectrum of rugby's many attributes, as this list shows. We had stodge and brutalism in Dublin, exhibition stuff at Twickenham and a bit of everything in Edinburgh...

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  24. Six Nations 2015: Best XV from Matchday 2

    The second week of the 2015 Six Nations is in the books. England sent Italy packing with little bother at Twickenham, and Ireland kicked France into touch in Dublin. The show moved on to Murrayfield on Sunday, when Wales redeemed themselves with a win.

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 1 month ago 1,839 reads 1 comments

  25. Ireland vs. France: Winners and Losers from 2015 Six Nations Clash

    Ireland secured an 18-11 win on Saturday over France in Dublin to go 2-0 in this year’s Six Nations Championship. The result was also a mental boost for Paul O’ Connell ’s men before they meet again in the World Cup later this year...

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