Sir Clive Woodward picked an England backline for the South Africa tests in his Daily Mail column the other day. The world-cup-winning coach opted for: Alex Goode, Chris Ashton, Elliot Daly, Owen Farrell, Christian Wade or Jack Nowell, Danny Cipriani and Dan Robson. Based on his Six Nations selections, and considering
Following a fairly abysmal Six Nations defence, it’s time for Eddie Jones to go back to the drawing board. His Lions players need a complete rest and so do some of the stalwarts. South Africa is a great opportunity to pick players on form and this would be my Matchday
We came into the 2018 Six Nations buoyed by the tantalising prospect of a winner-takes-all grand slam decider between England and Ireland on the final weekend. The second-best team in the world versus the third-best. And it would be St Patrick’s day to boot. What a match it would be. Well,
1 - Cian Healy (Ireland)
Healy dominated his opponent Sinckler at the scrum (who is known for his weaknesses at the set-piece) and won a couple of vital penalties to disrupt English momentum and possession and also contributed to Ireland’s stern defensive effort by making 9 tackles. 2 - Camille Chat
A 15-24 defeat to Ireland, and third consecutive loss, meant England finished the 2018 Six Nations in fifth – their lowest final standing in the tournament since 1983, when they took the wooden spoon in the then Five Nations. Ireland were deserved victors and earned their grand slam, while England were
Twickenham witnesses the cold efficiency of Irish And so the 2018 Six Nations passes into the history books and there will be two notable features when analysing the final table: Ireland won only their third ever Grand Slam and England succumbed to their worst ever finish in the present format. This
How did you enjoy the match this evening between Wales and France? What were the highlights? Which team will be happiest with their Six Nations campaign? Give the match a rating out of 10, and please share your thoughts in the comments below.
How did it go? Did it live up to its billing? Give the match a rating out of 10, and please share your thoughts in the comments below.
Tell us what you thought of the game between Scotland and Italy. Were there any highlights?? Give the match a rating out of 10, and please share your thoughts in the comments below.
Here we go for the final round, where the England v Ireland showdown isn't quite as exciting as it could have been thanks to England's malaise, but it will still be a great game to see if Ireland can clinch the Grand Slam. Here are my predictions for the final round