• World Cup warm-up: England
    by Peter White on 18th July 2019 at 10:50 am

    Having been captured cheering on the country’s cricketers during their World Cup heroics last weekend, England’s rugby stars will be desperate to emulate their success when they head to Japan later this summer. Eddie Jones’ side are among the front-runners to lift the Webb Ellis Cup for the second time, and the England head coach […] The post World Cup warm-up: England appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • Leinster’s title defence unveiled with Guinness PRO14 fixture list
    by Charlie Talbot-Smith on 17th July 2019 at 3:17 pm

    Defending champions Leinster now know the size of the task awaiting them after the Guinness PRO14 fixtures for the new season were unveiled. The post Leinster’s title defence unveiled with Guinness PRO14 fixture list appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • World Cup warm-up: Scotland
    by Bradley West on 17th July 2019 at 10:26 am

    Having come so close to reaching the semi-finals at the Rugby World Cup in 2015, Scotland are looking to continue to upset the odds and go one better this year in Japan. Gregor Townsend’s side may suffer from inconsistency but when they get it right, they are near-on impossible to stop, as England found to […] The post World Cup warm-up: Scotland appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • World Cup warm-up: Ireland
    by Charlie Talbot-Smith on 16th July 2019 at 9:21 am

    Ireland’s defence of their Guinness Six Nations crown ultimately fell short at the start of 2019 – but they will head to Japan this summer confident of a best-ever campaign. The post World Cup warm-up: Ireland appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • World Cup warm-up: Wales
    by Joe Leavey on 15th July 2019 at 3:51 pm

    Wales head to this summer’s Rugby World Cup in fine fettle, reigning Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam winners and riding the crest of a wave. The post World Cup warm-up: Wales appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • England women to learn lessons from Super Series loss
    by Paul Eddison on 15th July 2019 at 11:08 am

    England women will learn from defeat to New Zealand according to coach Simon Middleton after they missed out on overall victory in the 2019 Super Series. The post England women to learn lessons from Super Series loss appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • Landmark beckons for Hunter as England eye Super Series supremacy
    by Dan Barnes on 13th July 2019 at 1:01 pm

    Sarah Hunter will become the second-most capped England women’s player of all-time when she attempts to lead her side to Super Series success on Sunday. The 33-year-old forward is in line for her 116th cap when Simon Middleton’s side go head-to-head with New Zealand in the final round of the competition in San Diego on […] The post Landmark beckons for Hunter as England eye Super Series supremacy appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • John Jeffrey elected Chairman of Six Nations Council
    by Dan Barnes on 12th July 2019 at 8:54 am

    Six Nations have announced that John Jeffrey has been elected Chairman of the Six Nations Council for a three-year term. He takes over from Pat Whelan who had been Chairman since April 2016. Mr. Jeffrey is the first Scottish Chairman since Allan Hosie in the late 1990s/early 2000s. Mr. Jeffrey, who hails from Kelso in the […] The post John Jeffrey elected Chairman of Six Nations Council appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • Five talking points from the Guinness Six Nations Coaching Development Conference
    by Joe Leavey on 11th July 2019 at 3:54 pm

    Stuart Lancaster, Leo Cullen and Dean Richards were all among those dishing out the advice as up-and-coming coaches from the rugby world congregated for the 16th annual Guinness Six Nations coaching development conference. Delivering a series of seminars on topics as wide-ranging as the importance of youth development, to Rugby World Cup predictions, the hardened pros […] The post Five talking points from the Guinness Six Nations Coaching Development Conference appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]

  • Scarratt stars as England move to top of Super Series with last-gasp win over France
    by Bradley West on 11th July 2019 at 10:17 am

    England head coach Simon Middleton heaped praise on a ‘special’ performance by Emily Scarratt after her late penalty helped the Red Roses beat France 20-18 and move them to the top of the Women’s Rugby Super Series standings. France dominated the opening 40 minutes with scores from Cyrielle Banet and Caroline Boujard giving Les Bleues […] The post Scarratt stars as England move to top of Super Series with last-gasp win over France appeared first on Six Nations Rugby. […]