Rugby Union: Wales Win RBS 6 Nations 2012 Grand Slam Following 16-9 Win Over France

Wales have lifted the RBS 6 Nations 2012 Trophy – and a fantastic Grand Slam – after resisting long spells of French pressure to win 16-9 over France at Millennium Stadium. Young winger, Cuthbert touched down on 22 minutes for Wales following a slightly nervous opening quarter. That try was converted, and a penalty apiece … Read more Rugby Union: Wales Win RBS 6 Nations 2012 Grand Slam Following 16-9 Win Over France

Rugby Union: Wales Team to Face France in RBS 6 Nations 2012 Grand Slam Decider

Wales have played four, won four, in the RBS 6 Nations 2012, but they face perhaps their sternest test to date in the final round at Cardiff Millennium Stadium on Saturday, when they face the Rugby World Cup Runners-Up, France. Wales have named an unchanged back line for the fifth match in a row – … Read more Rugby Union: Wales Team to Face France in RBS 6 Nations 2012 Grand Slam Decider

Rugby Union: France Team to Face Ireland in Rearranged RBS 6 Nations 2012 Fixture

France coach, Philippe Saint-Andre has made two changes to the France side that beat Scotland a week ago in Murrayfield in the starting XV which will take to the pitch to face Ireland in Sunday’s rearranged RBS 6 Nations 2012 2nd Round fixture. Clement Poitrenaud will come in at full-back for Maxime Medard. Julien Bonnaire … Read more Rugby Union: France Team to Face Ireland in Rearranged RBS 6 Nations 2012 Fixture

Rugby Union: Ireland Team to Face France in Rescheduled RBS 6 Nations 2012 Fixture

Ireland have named exactly the same starting XV to face France in Sunday’s rescheduled RBS 6 Nations 2012 fixture as that which defeated Italy last weekend. The Irish pack is also unchanged for the fourth successive test match, while Ireland will be hoping to bring an end to a pattern of RBS 6 Nations results … Read more Rugby Union: Ireland Team to Face France in Rescheduled RBS 6 Nations 2012 Fixture

Rugby Union: England Name Starting XV to Face Wales in RBS 6 Nations 2012

England have named their starting XV and replacements to face Wales at Twickenham in round three of the RBS 6 Nations 2012. England and Wales face off on Saturday evening with both teams having won two from two matches – one team will come out of the match knowing that a Grand Slam is still … Read more Rugby Union: England Name Starting XV to Face Wales in RBS 6 Nations 2012

Rugby Union: Ireland Starting XV to Face Italy, RBS 6 Nations 2012

Ireland have named the same squad to face Italy in the RBS 6 Nations 2012 at Aviva Stadium on Saturday as that which had been due to face France in the postponed match in Paris a fortnight ago. Centre Gordon D’Arcy will win his 65th cap for Ireland, while one uncapped player, Peter O’Mahony, will … Read more Rugby Union: Ireland Starting XV to Face Italy, RBS 6 Nations 2012

Rugby Union: Wales Starting XV to Face England in RBS 6 Nations 2012

Wales named their squad to face England at Twickenham in this weekend’s RBS 6 Nations 2012 clash, on Tuesday 21 February. The Welsh management opted to make three changes to the side which overcame Scotland at the Millennium Stadium a fortnight ago, with the most notable change the return of captain Sam Warburton at 7. … Read more Rugby Union: Wales Starting XV to Face England in RBS 6 Nations 2012

Rugby Union: Wales 27-13 Scotland, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Match Report

Wales 27-13 Scotland (HT 3-3) Cuthbert, Halfpenny 2 Try Laidlaw Halfpenny 3 Conversion Laidlaw Halfpenny 2 Penalty Laidlaw 2 Wales defeated Scotland 27-13 in the RBS 6 Nations 2012 at Millennium Stadium after scoring 24 points in 14 second half minutes to take the match away from an otherwise resolute Scotland side. The teams came … Read more Rugby Union: Wales 27-13 Scotland, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Match Report

Rugby Union: Italy 15-19 England, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Match Report

Owen Farrell proved to be the difference between Italy and England at a snowy Stadio Olimipco, Rome, on Saturday 11th February 2012, as the two sides took to the field in their RBS 6 Nations 2012 encounter. England eventually won a close match 19-15 despite Italy scoring two late first half tries to come in … Read more Rugby Union: Italy 15-19 England, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Match Report

Rugby Union: Wales v Scotland, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Match Preview

Wales entertain Scotland at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, on the afternoon of Sunday 12th February 2012, in the second week of RBS 6 Nations 2012. Both of these teams come into this match following the opposite experience on opening weekend: Wales travelled to Ireland and came back with 2 points after a last-gasp penalty saw them … Read more Rugby Union: Wales v Scotland, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Match Preview

Rugby Union: France v Ireland, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Preview

France are looking to maintain their winning start to RBS 6 Nations 2012 when they entertain Ireland on the evening of Saturday 11th February 2012. But Ireland, who go into this match seeking their first points following a last-gasp home defeat against Wales on opening weekend, will be keen to prevent last season’s Rugby World … Read more Rugby Union: France v Ireland, RBS 6 Nations 2012 Preview

RBS 6 Nations 2012: England Name Unchanged Starting XV to Face Italy

England have named an unchanged starting XV for the second RBS 6 Nations rugby match in a row for the first time since the France and Scotland matches in 2009, when they named the same starting lineup for this weekend’s RBS 6 Nations 2012 second round match away at Italy. The decision, which comes as … Read more RBS 6 Nations 2012: England Name Unchanged Starting XV to Face Italy

Rugby Union: Wales’ Bradley Davies Receives 7 Week Ban Following Citing

Wales lock, Bradley Davies, will miss the remainder of the RBS 6 Nations 2012 tournament after a disciplinary committee found the player to have been in breach of Law 10.4(j) “the player lifted his opponent beyond a horizontal position but did not bring him to the ground safely” in Sunday’s opening match with Ireland, which … Read more Rugby Union: Wales’ Bradley Davies Receives 7 Week Ban Following Citing

Rugby Union: “Stunned Silence” in Scotland Camp as Dan Parks Announces Retirement Following England Loss

Scotland fly half, Dan Parks, announced his retirement from international Rugby Union with immediate effect on the afternoon of Tuesday 7th February 2012. The decision, which according to half back partner Mike Blair, was met with “stunned silence and emotion,” came following several mistakes which were contributory factors in Scotland’s close loss at home to … Read more Rugby Union: “Stunned Silence” in Scotland Camp as Dan Parks Announces Retirement Following England Loss

RBS 6 Nations 2012: Scotland v England Preview

Scotland face England at Murrayfield on the evening of Saturday 4 February 2012 as both sides look to get their RBS 6 Nations 2012 campaign off to a winning start. With Scotland having retained more of their experienced players – and their Scotland A side having resoundingly defeated England Saxons last night – the Scots … Read more RBS 6 Nations 2012: Scotland v England Preview