And then we were six…

Hello! After a momentous and for some, heart-wrenching Rugby World Cup last year, it is almost a relief for fans of northern hemisphere rugby to see six teams get together for their annual tournament – friendly rivals and great sport. The first matches were played last weekend, including the Scotland-England Calcutta cup game, France and Italy and […]

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Fire-breathing Dragons

Well, it’s the end of a long but absorbing day of rugby. The final weekend of Six Nations Rugby 2013 saw Wales’s young stars run hard and fast to retain their champion status. England frustrated. Elsewhere, the fight was to avoid the wooden spoon. Surprising outcomes but a fascinating tournament once again. Here are my […]

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Weekend grind

The second weekend of 2013 Six Nations Rugby was a stark contrast to the first. Pitches carved up like ribbon, some teams faded while others surged. Scotland rode roughshod over Italy and a change in the fortunes of France and Wales, the latter’s young side developing with great pace and strength. Ireland and England’s match […]

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