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Wales name uncapped duo James Davies, Josh Adams in Six Nations squad
Wales coach Warren Gatland names uncapped pair James Davies and Josh Adams in his 39-man Six Nations squad.
Jan 16, 11:24
Lipstick on his collar told a tale on Billy Vunipola on June 25, 2016
Saracens confirm fractured forearm for Billy Vunipola
England are expected to be without Billy Vunipola for their Six Nation campaign as the Saracens number eight has fractured his forearm.
Jan 14, 15:32
Eddie Jones pictured on June 25, 2016
Elliot Daly, Nathan Hughes to miss start of Six Nations defence
Elliot Daly and Nathan Hughes are expected to miss up to 12 weeks and eight weeks respectively, ruling them out of the early part of England's Six Nations campaign.
Dec 21, 20:37
Eddie Jones pictured on June 18, 2016
England to begin Six Nations defence in Italy
England will begin their quest for a third successive Six Nations title away to Italy in Rome on Sunday February 4, 2018.
May 16, 15:47
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RFU chief Ian Ritchie wants Six Nations cut to six weeks
The Six Nations will benefit from being reduced from seven weeks to six, according to Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie.
Mar 25, 13:36
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France to face punishment over bite on George North?
Six Nations Rugby confirm that there could still be action taken against a French player following allegations that Wales winger George North was bitten in Saturday's win.
Mar 19, 21:52
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Rory Best hails "monumental" Ireland performance
Ireland captain Rory Best expresses his pride after halting England's record-equalling 18-match winning streak with a 13-9 victory in Dublin.
Mar 18, 22:13
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Eddie Jones: 'Ireland deserved victory over England'
England head coach Eddie Jones admits that his side were beaten by a better team during their Grand Slam-denying 13-9 defeat to Ireland in Dublin.
Mar 18, 22:00
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Dylan Hartley: 'England still have work to do'
England captain Dylan Hartley admits that his side's 13-9 defeat to Ireland is proof that there is still room for improvement for the Six Nations champions.
Mar 18, 21:52
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Danny Care: England "not thinking about records"
Danny Care says that beating Ireland this weekend will be a "huge achievement" for England, but he is only focused on getting the job done and not breaking records.
Mar 17, 20:38
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Billy Vunipola, Anthony Watson to start for England in Grand Slam decider
England head coach Eddie Jones names Billy Vunipola and Anthony Watson in his starting XV for Saturday's Six Nations Grand Slam showdown in Ireland.
Mar 16, 10:16
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Wales unchanged for Six Nations clash against France
Wales name an unchanged side for Saturday's Six Nations finale against France.
Mar 15, 10:23
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Jonny Sexton, Conor Murray fit to face England
Ireland half-backs Jonny Sexton and Conor Murray are fit to face England during Saturday's Six Nations finale in Dublin.
Mar 13, 15:12
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Eddie Jones: 'England will not lose to Ireland'
England head coach Eddie Jones insists that his side will not lose to Ireland when they go in search of a record 19th successive victory on Saturday.
Mar 13, 14:28
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Fraser Brown cited for dangerous tackle on Elliot Daly
Scotland hooker Fraser Brown is cited for a dangerous tackle on England winger Elliot Daly during the opening minutes of his side's 61-21 defeat at Twickenham.
Mar 13, 13:40
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Eddie Jones: 'This is just the start for England'
England head coach Eddie Jones praises his players following their latest Six Nations triumph and claims that they will only continue to improve in the coming years.
Mar 11, 19:54
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Billy Vunipola named on England bench for Six Nations meeting with Scotland
Billy Vunipola is named on the bench for England's Six Nations fixture with Scotland on Saturday as Eddie Jones makes three changes to his starting XV.
Mar 9, 11:27
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Steve Borthwick coy on Billy Vunipola inclusion for Scotland match
Steve Borthwick talks up the ability of Billy Vunipola, but refuses to be drawn into suggestions that he is in line to start against Scotland on Saturday.
Mar 8, 13:40
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Billy Vunipola in line for England start?
Fit-again number eight Billy Vunipola is expected to make an immediate return to the England starting lineup after pictures hinted at the team's plans to face Scotland.
Mar 7, 17:40
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George North warned about form by defence coach Shaun Edwards
Shaun Edwards believes that George North's previous reputation is enough to keep him in the Wales side, despite facing criticism for his display against Scotland.
Mar 6, 18:46
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Ireland winger Andrew Trimble ruled out of Six Nations
Ireland winger Andrew Trimble is ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations with a hand injury, being replaced in the squad by Ulster teammate Tommy Bowe.
Mar 5, 18:14
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Eddie Jones threatens to retire from rugby due to Italy tactics
Eddie Jones is unhappy with the tactics used by Italy against England, claiming that Sunday's Six Nations clash at Twickenham 'was not rugby'.
Feb 26, 19:45
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John Hardie ruled out of Six Nations
Scotland's John Hardie is ruled out of the Six Nations games with England and Italy through injury.
Feb 26, 13:57
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Vern Cotter eyeing Twickenham Six Nations victory
Vern Cotter claims that his Scotland team are "on a roll" ahead of the Six Nations clash with England.
Feb 26, 13:30
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Sam Warburton: 'Wales are playing for pride in final Six Nations games'
Sam Warburton says that Wales only have pride left to play for in the Six Nations after defeat against Scotland.
Feb 26, 13:11
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Four changes for England against Italy
Eddie Jones makes four changes to his England side to take on Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.
Feb 24, 10:11
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John Barclay to captain much-changed Scotland against Wales
Flanker John Barclay will captain Scotland against Wales in the absence of the injured Greig Laidlaw as Vern Cotter makes five changes to his side.
Feb 23, 15:24
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Johnny Sexton returns for Ireland against France
Johnny Sexton returns to the Ireland starting lineup after a calf injury in one of three changes to the side ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 23, 14:16
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Italy make four changes for England clash
Italy head coach Conor O'Shea makes four changes to his side for Sunday's Six Nations clash with holders England at Twickenham.
Feb 22, 18:23
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George North back in Wales squad for Six Nations clash against Scotland
George North returns to the Wales team for this Saturday's Six Nations clash against Scotland after recovering from a bruised thigh.
Feb 22, 10:02
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England welcome back Vunipola brothers ahead of Italy clash
Mako Vunipola is named in England's enlarged 28-man group for the meeting with Italy, while brother Billy Vunipola joins up with the squad to be fully assessed.
Feb 20, 21:38
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Ireland trio expected to be fit for France clash
Ireland trio Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are all set to return to full training this week ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 20, 15:41
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Josh Strauss ruled out for rest of Six Nations
Scotland number eight Josh Strauss is ruled out for the remainder of the Six Nations after he sustained a kidney injury during his side's defeat to France.
Feb 17, 14:31
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Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw to miss remainder of Six Nations
Greig Laidlaw suffered ligament damage in the 22-16 defeat to France last weekend, ruling him out of the remainder of the Six Nations championship.
Feb 15, 18:03
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Mako Vunipola left out of England training squad ahead of Italy match
There is no place for Mako Vunipola in England's training squad ahead of the Six Nations meeting with Italy, but Anthony Watson has overcome an injury to feature.
Feb 13, 21:02
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Eddie Jones ready to freshen up England side for Italy match
Eddie Jones is looking to pick "a different sort of side" for the visit of Italy to Twickenham later this month, as England aim to prolong their winning run to 17 games.
Feb 12, 16:51

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