• Ireland lay down a marker with opening success over Scotland
    by Paul Eddison on 22nd September 2019 at 9:50 am

    Ireland came into the Rugby World Cup as the world’s number one team and the 2018 Grand Slam champions lived up to the billing with a 27-3 victory over Scotland in Yokohama. The post Ireland lay down a marker with opening success over Scotland appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Seventh heaven for Azzurri after opening win over Namibia
    by Charlie Talbot-Smith on 22nd September 2019 at 7:17 am

    Italy kicked off their Rugby World Cup campaign with an important, if error-strewn, 47-22 win over Namibia in Hanazono. The post Seventh heaven for Azzurri after opening win over Namibia appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Free-flowing France must forget faltering finale
    by Charlie Talbot-Smith on 22nd September 2019 at 3:13 am

     After coming through a nail-biter first up against Argentina, France can now attack Pool C at this Rugby World Cup with confidence restored.  The post Free-flowing France must forget faltering finale appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Preview: Ireland v Scotland
    by Charlie Bennett on 21st September 2019 at 2:25 pm

    Ireland might start this Rugby World Cup as the No.1 side in the world, but their Guinness Six Nations rivals Scotland will arrive in Yokohama confident of victory. Joe Schmidt has often had the best of Scotland during his Ireland tenure, his side have won six of the seven clashes against their Celtic cousins. But […] The post Preview: Ireland v Scotland appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Preview: Italy v Namibia
    by Charlie Talbot-Smith on 21st September 2019 at 2:17 pm

    Italy’s campaign could not, on paper at the very least, get off to a better start. The post Preview: Italy v Namibia appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Preview: England v Tonga
    by Charlie Talbot-Smith on 21st September 2019 at 2:08 pm

    Eddie Jones has been talking all week about how England must prepare for the roller-coaster ride that is a Rugby World Cup. The post Preview: England v Tonga appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Guirado proud of France’s resilience against Pumas
    by Andy Baber on 21st September 2019 at 10:33 am

    After a thrilling win over Argentina to kick off their World Cup, France will be focusing on the positives and forgetting about the negatives according to skipper Guilhem Guirado. The France hooker was at a loss to explain his side’s chalk and cheese approach before and after half time. In the first half it was […] The post Guirado proud of France’s resilience against Pumas appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Lopez leaves it late to rescue fast-starting France
    by Charlie Talbot-Smith on 21st September 2019 at 9:14 am

    Camille Lopez’s late drop-goal limped over the crossbar to save France and ensure they edged out Argentina in a thrilling World Cup opener in Pool C. Les Bleus had come roaring out of the blocks in the first half, Gael Fickou and Antoine Dupont crossing to open up a 20-3 lead at the break. But […] The post Lopez leaves it late to rescue fast-starting France appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Jones captains against Georgia in fourth World Cup campaign
    by Paul Eddison on 21st September 2019 at 3:51 am

    Alun Wyn Jones will captain Wales in his fourth Rugby World Cup as they open up their campaign against Georgia in Toyota on Monday. The post Jones captains against Georgia in fourth World Cup campaign appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.

  • Hosts get off to winning start as RWC 2019 gets underway
    by Paul Eddison on 20th September 2019 at 12:47 pm

    The opening ceremony worked like clockwork but when the rugby began suddenly everything went off-script. The post Hosts get off to winning start as RWC 2019 gets underway appeared first on Six Nations Rugby.