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Joe Marler Breaks His Silence Over Alun Wyn Jones Incident

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Joe Marler has admitted his regret over an incident with Alun Wyn Jones which saw him grab the groin area of the Welsh captain during their Six Nations meeting in March.  Although no action was taken during the game, the England prop was subsequently banned for 10 weeks after the disciplinary committee judged that he “had committed an act of …

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Paul O’Connell Selects His Captain For The 2021 Lions Tour

Former British and Irish Lions captain Paul O’Connell believes that Owen Farrell is the right man to skipper the team for their 2021 tour to South Africa. O’Connell, who led the Lions during their last series against the Springboks in 2009, believes that the England captain has the right “abrasive attitude” for the job. Sam Warburton captained the side during …

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Wales’ Top Players To Take Pay Cut Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Wales pay cut

Wales’ leading international players have agreed to a 25% pay cut as the Welsh Rugby Union looks to implement a number of cost-saving initiatives following the outbreak of COVID-19. The pay cut is effective from April 1 and will last for four months, however, it will not affect players earning £25k per annum in each of Wales’ four regional teams. Cardiff …

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Wales-Scotland To Go Ahead As Six Nations Release Statement

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Six Nations Rugby have confirmed that Wales’ final clash with Scotland will go ahead on Saturday in the Principality Stadium despite fears over Covid-19. The corresponding U20 fixture between the nations will also go ahead, however, the women’s match has been postponed after a Scottish player tested positive for the coronavirus. It is the only fixture that will go ahead …

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TV Details Ahead Of Fourth Round Of Six Nations Action

Six Nations TV

After its break, the Guinness Six Nations returns this weekend with two highly-anticipated matches to look forward to.  While Ireland’s game against Italy, which was set for the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, was postponed due to fears over the coronavirus, the rest of the games in round four are going ahead as planned. First up, it’s the meeting …

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England v Wales: Combined Six Nations XV As Chosen By You

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England welcomes Wales to Twickenham Stadium today in the hopes of keeping their Six Nations Championship hopes alive with a Triple Crown on the line.  Both teams have welcomed back significant players from injury with Liam Williams and Josh Navidi joining Wales’ starting XV while Mark Wilson and Anthony Watson have been included in Eddie Jones’ side.  Ahead of this …

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England v Wales: Choose Combined XV From Starting Teams

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Wales travel to Twickenham this weekend to face England in the hope of getting their Six Nations campaign back on track following two losses on the bounce.  At the opposite end of the scale, England will bound into the clash with momentum after their comprehensive victory over Andy Farrell’s Ireland kept their hopes of a championship win alive. Eddie Jones’ …

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Pivac Makes Four Changes As Wales Name Team To Face England

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Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has made four changes to his side for their Guinness Six Nations clash with England on Saturday in Twickenham. The reigning champions have suffered two defeats on the bounce, against Ireland in round two before falling 23-27 to France in Cardiff last month. However, there is very positive news for Pivac as Wales prepare for …

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England Name 25-Man Training Squad Ahead Of Wales Clash

England squad

Eddie Jones has named a 25-man England squad for a three-day training camp in Oxford ahead of their Six Nations clash against Wales on March 7. Mako Vunipola and Luke Cowan-Dickie have been excluded from the training camp in Oxford for family reasons but there is a return for Sale Sharks’ back-rower, Mark Wilson. The versatile forward sustained an injury …

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Ntamack Inspires France To Dramatic Win Over Wales In Cardiff

Wales France

Wales 23 France 27 France recorded their first victory in Cardiff in a decade following an enthralling and dramatic win over Wales to keep their Six Nations Grand Slam hopes alive.  Though Wales dominated possession and territory in the first period, it was France who touched down for two tries through Anthony Bouthier and Paul Willhemse while the home side …

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Ireland Overtake Wales In Latest Rugby World Rankings

Ireland rugby world rankings

Ireland have risen one spot to fourth in the rugby world rankings, overtaking Wales following their Six Nations victory in Dublin on Saturday.  Andy Farrell’s side made it two wins from two in the competition with an impressive bonus-point win over Wayne Pivac’s men with tries from Jordan Larmour, Tadhg Furlong, Josh van der Flier and Andrew Conway proving the …

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