Six Nations Archive

Teams, Times and a tip for each game, 6Nations Round 3

Wales Vs France 20:00, 26/02/2010 Wales: Lee Byrne (Ospreys); Leigh Halfpenny (Cardiff Blues), James Hook (Ospreys), Jamie Roberts (Blues), Shane Williams (Ospreys); Stephen Jones (Scarlets), Richard Rees (Blues); Paul James, Huw Bennett, Adam Jones (Ospreys), Bradley Davies, Deiniol Jones (Blues), Jonathan Thomas (Ospreys), Martyn Williams (Blues), Ryan Jones (Ospreys, capt) Replacements: Ken Owens (Scarlets), Rhys

Andy Powell Accomplice Revealed

The following suggests they were on the hunt for more than just breakfast: Sorry I couldn’t resist. What was he thinking?

Cardiff's top five 6Nations matchday breakfasts

For all of you heading to Cardiff for the rugby on  Saturday, the following is a quick list of the best breakfasts you can find. Its the most important meal of the day you know… No. 8: Westgate St. The official breakfast of the WRU, not that you would expect many of the squad in

Ferris starts, O'Connell making all the right noises, can they do it? Does it really matter? Will Gatland ever shut-up?

Ferris Included in Starting Line-Up  Sweet sweet music to my ears. Having listened to Gatland prattle on about closing roof’s and untrustworthy locks all week I have been proud to hear the legend of Deccie keeping it positive and brief. O’Connell pitched in with the following earlier: Structurally their attack goes out the window. Once they’ve

Teams, Times and a tip for each game, 6Nations Round 2

Wales Vs Scotland, 14:00 13/02/2010 Wales:Lee Byrne (Ospreys); Leigh Halfpenny (Cardiff Blues), James Hook (Ospreys), Jamie Roberts (Cardiff Blues), Shane Williams (Ospreys); Stephen Jones (Scarlets), Gareth Cooper (Cardiff Blues); Paul James (Ospreys), Gareth Williams (Cardiff Blues), Adam Jones (Ospreys), Jonathan Thomas (Ospreys), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Andy Powell (Cardiff Blues), Martyn Williams (Cardiff Blues), Ryan

Highlight of the opening 6 Nations weekend? Newport Gwent Dragons

There I’ve said it. The genuine highlight of the weekend had to be Will Harries’ beautiful solo effort shortly after the French gave up at half time in Scotland. Ireland Vs Italy: Both sides poorer than expected, opening weekend rustiness or not. There were brief glimpses of Craig Gower not being another ‘Bergamasco’ but all

Attoub enlists Lee Byrne's legal team for appeal

Or at least he should. Lee Byrne’s appeal has gone remarkably well and on the most part, without enquiry as far as I can see. It seems to me that there has been a dramatic turn around on the behalf of the Independent Disciplinary Committee who less than a week ago told us: The independent

Ulster give Bath a pasting before they have even kicked off

Go On Ulster. Not something you will here very often from a proud Munster fan but I mean it, Go On Ulster. Whilst twittering away a bit of time earlier I came across this update from Ulster rugby cracking, fair play to ’em. International rugby for a tenner, can you say fairer than that? It got

Nearly all Six Nations Squads Announced

What have we learnt? England have selected every qualified player in the country. Wales have stuck with the squad that got them fourth place last year, adding a couple of teenagers in the hope no-one would notice. France don’t mind a drunken tall story but do mind a tall off form full back. Ireland are

Wales Squad, Same Same no Difference

Warrens announced his options for the coming months, not much new here. Although it was a fairly good weekend for the Welsh sides in the Heineken Cup, I can’t see there being any real change in fortune for the side in this years tournament. The only shining light I see coming through is the Scarlet’s

England Six Nations Squad Announced

Was it really? Good man Johnno, it seems he has the ability to manage the press off the field like he did the Ref on it. I’ve just read the bbc’s report on the squad and am left a little empty to say the least. Don’t get me wrong,  I will be as happy as anyone