Total Flanker

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So here I go again with my malfunctioning crystal ball ahead of Round 3 of the 2019 Six Nations:France v Scotland Given how amateurish France were last time out against England and the continuing madness that is Jacques Brunel's selection policy...

If the news that Manu Tuilagi has decided to leave Leicester to join Racing 92 next season is true, then I'm really quite disappointed in him.Although I'm sure he cares not one jot about what I think, it's a poor state of affairs if, indeed, Tuilagi...

So, it appears that France's abject defeat at Twickenham was all the fault of the half backs, as Morgan Parra and Camille Lopez have been ejected entirely from the French 23 to face Scotland in Paris this weekend.While Dupont and Ntamack (albeit out...

Gatland for England?

on Feb 19, 2019 in: England, rugby

According to the Telegraph, sources within the RFU have claimed that Wales coach Warren Gatland is now the front runner to replace Eddie Jones as England head coach.Despite never having been Gatland's greatest fan, his track record has to be acknowle...

RFU appoint Sweeney

on Feb 19, 2019

"Get yer trousers on, you're nicked"...

With this year's Six Nations kicking off with a bang and with TV audiences looking more than healthy (I read somewhere that the Ireland v England match attracted north of 5.7m viewers on ITV, for instance), the unions of the Six Nations have - accord...

(* other brands of ketchup are available, just not as tasty)...