Six Nations

French Chances?

A 40 man squad for France is the stepping stone for France to win the World Cup says Bernard Laporte. “In the Six Nations we need to get off to a good start in Italy and if we beat Ireland we’ll win the tournament.” That clash on February 11, at Croke Park, is already looming… Read more »

Scottish Sell Out!

Murrayfield was gripped by RBS 6 Nations fever on Wednesday as supporters bought up thousands of tickets for Scotland’s three home fixtures. Scotland’s March 10 match against Ireland is now a sell-out, and few tickets remain for the Wales fixture on February 10, although they are still available for the home clash with Italy on… Read more »

Healey loses Welsh friends..

– ENGLAND will batter Wales and the rest of the Celtic nations to lift the title; – NEW Welsh wonder James Hook, the star so many are pinning their hopes upon, was at present a one-trick pony; – GAVIN HENSON should be installed by Jenkins as Wales No 10 and playmaker; – WALES might be… Read more »

Welsh Wingers

Shane Williams has been ruled out of the Ireland game on February 4th for the Welsh, after damaging a hip during the Ospreys’ victory over the Sharks. Williams could also struggle to return for the Murrayfield clash the following weekend. It is a damaging blow for Jenkins who has already lost Mark Jones (ankle) and… Read more »

Quinlan is in!

David Quinlan has been called into Ireland’s RBS 6 Nations training squad after a weekend of Heineken Cup action has hit the Ireland squad. As reported earlier, Ireland need an empty injury room…. Quinlan, together with Connacht’s Danny Riordan and Leinster’s Kieran Lewis were summoned by coach Eddie O’Sullivan following injuries sustained to Shane Horgan… Read more »