Six Nations Preview 2013: Rd 4

Ireland on defeat

Scotland v Wales Murrayfield, Saturday 9th March 14:30 Scotland welcome Wales to Murrayfield in a fixture that will see both sides brimming with confidence off the back of two consecutive wins. Whilst England look set to take the championship if they continue their recent form, this clash could end up being the decider for second […]

England v France: 6 Nations recap

England Rugby's Young Guns

England started deserved favourites and after some uncertainty prevailed. The technical excellence and physicality of their forward effort, a strangling defensive screen,  the opportunism of the talisman center Manu Tuilagi, team captain Robshaw’s ever maturing leadership,  clarity by their decision makers and class goal kicking by Farrell and Flood proved the difference. England in my […]

Six Nations Preview 2013: Rd 3

England Rugby's Young Guns

England v France Twickenham,  Saturday 23rd Feb, 17:00 GMT England storm into this third fixture off the back of two impressive wins so far in the competition, whilst France limp to Twickenham bearing the scars of a brace of defeats. For Stuart Lancaster’s men, the Grand Slam is beginning to feel within reach, whilst the […]

Six Nations Preview 2013 : Rd 2

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And so we advance to the second round of the tournament, where the top teams begin to edge away in their bid to take the championship. Can Italy storm to another win, making it one of their most successful tournaments to date? Will there be a second defeat for France, silencing the host of pundits […]

Six Nations Review 2013: Rd 1

6 Nations Captains pose with the 2013 trophy6 Nations Captains pose with the 2013 trophy

We couldn’t really have asked for more from this Six Nations opening weekend. Obscene amounts of drama, some blissfully skillful tries and a result that defied all the pessimistic pundits’ predictions. Let’s just hope the rest of the tournament can live up to these tremendous opening matches.   Wales v Ireland: 22-30 Rugby writers the […]

Six Nations: Opening Weekend Preview

6 Nations Captains pose with the 2013 trophy6 Nations Captains pose with the 2013 trophy

Wales v Ireland Saturday 2nd Feb, Millennium Stadium, 1:30 GMT This year’s opening clash looks to be the closest of the weekend. Two former Grand Slam Champions, both yearning to rediscover their lost form and open the Six Nations with a spirit-lifting win. Autumn: The Autumn wasn’t an entire write off for Ireland – after […]

Six Nations: A look ahead

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So it begins. After an unbearable year-long wait, the sparkling highlight of Northern Hemisphere rugby is upon us once more. For those of you who’ve been hankering after more Six Nations action ever since March last year – the wait is over. And what a difference a year makes. The 2012 Grand Slam champions Wales […]

SuperBru and Fantasy 2013

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Come join us for the 2013 Super Rugby and 6 Nations! SuperBru Pink Rugby’s tipping comp is being handled through Superbru.  Head over and sign up by entering the following details: Super Rugby Pool Name: Pink Rugby 2013 Pool code: vestbung 6 Nations Pool Name: Pink Rugby 2013 Pool code: burgdads The premise for this […]

Decision time at RFU!!!

Stuart Lancaster watches on, flanked by Graham Rowntree and Andy Farrell

After the departure of an England and British lion legend as England’s coach Martin Johnson the RFU are now rooting through the coaching prowess of numerous candidates to take on the role. By England’s standard the 2011 rugby world cup was seen as a huge disaster considering that in the 5 previous world cups they […]

Wales crowned 6 Nations Champions

Wales celebrate being 6 Nations Champions

A quarter of a million fans hit the pubs and clubs in Cardiff after Wales claimed the Six Nations  Grand Slam and Championship title after beating France 16-9 in front of a capacity crowd at Millennium on Saturday. France certainly showed up to try and yet again spoil the party but Wales hung in there […]