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Scotland’s Paris victory seals Six Nations title for Wales

This final week of the Six Nations has ultimately decided where each team stands both in the table and more generally in the landscape of world rugby. So, what exactly happened in each season-defining encounter?Super Saturday kicked off in Edinburgh’s glorious afternoon sunshine with Scotland facing Italy. A try from captain Luca Bigi five minutes […]

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Wales on verge of Grand Slam after penultimate Six Nations weekend

Wales took another step closer to a shock 2021 Six Nations win following an imperious performance in Rome and losses for both rival contenders, France and Scotland, in what proved to be an enthralling weekend of rugby. Wales outplayed, outthought and outworked a dawdling Italian side which more than ever have looked out of their […]

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Plenty to play for in penultimate Six Nations round

This weekend marks the second last round of the 2021 Six Nations. Expect entertaining and compelling rugby throughout, with all three matches involving the remaining title contenders, Wales, France and Scotland, while their respective opponents Italy, England and Ireland all have a point to prove. So, what exactly should we look forward to in each […]

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Scotland’s Six Nations hopes shattered by Wales.

Thirty minutes into their Six Nations encounter with Wales, Scotland seemed to be having the perfect tournament: a comprehensive display at Twickenham the previous week; a 17-3 lead over Wales and a bonus point win already on the cards. Everything was going to plan.  Fast-forward an hour and Scotland had lost the game 24-25. The […]

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Proud Eddie’s army need to think again

A hundred and fifty years on from the first match between England and Scotland, the 2021 Calcutta Cup was one of the most one-sided incarnations of rugby’s oldest rivalry as Gregor Townsend’s side stormed Twickenham.  Though the 11-6 score line suggests a close game, Scotland dominated for 80 minutes, producing their most complete performance in […]

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Scotland announce Six Nations squad

This year’s Six Nations looks set to pick up where the extended 2020 championship left off. Once again sides will have to contend with empty stadiums, congested club fixture lists, and last minute Covid alterations. These factors could prove decisive in determining who takes hold of the trophy in late March, opening a path to […]

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Shaun Edwards Exclusive: The Student speaks to a rugby legend

Shaun Edwards has been the defence coach for the French international rugby union team for the best part of a year. Life in France appears to have been treating him well. On the pitch, France narrowly missed out on the 2020 Six Nations title on points difference to England and he has a home World […]

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England claim title as Six Nations finally draws to close

And it is over. A mere eight and a bit months after it began on 1st February in Cardiff, the Six Nations has reached its conclusion. England took the title on points difference from France, closing their campaign with a bonus-point victory over Italy. The top spot was secured despite an opening day defeat to […]