Carlos Tevez kissing Diego Maradona, Ian Wright’s grandson’s goal vs Arsenal, Aaron Ramsey for Juventus and more things we loved

8 Mar

There was plenty of action across the sporting world this weekend, especially with Six Nations fireworks, a major UFC fight night, plus all the football in between. Manchester United did the double over Manchester City, Liverpool saw off Bournemouth to close in on the Premier League title, while there was disappointment for Scott Quigg on […]

England keep hopes of winning Six Nations alive with win over Wales in match where Joe Marler grabs Alun Wyn Jones’ penis

7 Mar

England kept alive their hopes of winning the 2020 Six Nations with a 33-30 victory over rivals Wales at Twickenham. Tries from Anthony Watson and Elliot Daly helped Eddie Jones’ side raced to a commanding 20-9 lead at half time. The first half also saw one of the more bizarre moments of this year’s championships […]

Anthony Watson and Mark Wilson earn first England starts since World Cup final for Six Nations clash vs Wales

5 Mar

Anthony Watson and Mark Wilson have both been selected to face Wales in England’s Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Saturday. Bath wing Watson and Sale back-row forward Wilson will feature for the first time since the Rugby World Cup final defeat to South Africa last November. Watson has recovered from a calf injury while […]

Six Nations RESULTS: Scotland cruise to victory over Italy in Rome ahead of crunch clash between Wales and France

22 Feb

Scotland cruised to a straightforward 17-0 victory over Italy to claim their first victory of the 2020 Six Nations campaign. Scotland had failed to score in either of their opening defeats to Ireland and England, but Stuart Hogg – guilty of horror spills in both those losses – made amends after 23 minutes with a […]

Six Nations results: Josh Adams scores hat-trick as Wales get bonus point win over Italy, Ireland battle past Scotland

1 Feb

Josh Adams scored a hat-trick of tries as Wales thrashed Italy 42-0 at the Millennium Stadium. The opening match of the 2020 Six Nations saw Wayne Pivac in charge of a Wales Test team for the first time against Italy. Pivac, who had the benefit of a November non-capped game against the Barbarians, gave Scarlets […]

Stuart Hogg appointed Scotland captain for Six Nations as Wales name teenager in squad for tournament

15 Jan

Exeter’s Stuart Hogg has been appointed new Scotland captain for the Six Nations, the Scottish Rugby Union has announced. The 27-year-old full-back takes over from Stuart McInally, who led the team out during last year’s disappointing World Cup campaign. With 71 caps, the two-time British and Irish Lion is the most experienced player in the […]

Former Wales assistant coach Rob Howley banned from all rugby activity for 18 months for breaking betting rules

16 Dec

Former Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has been suspended from any involvement in rugby for 18 months after admitting to breaching World Rugby anti-corruption and betting regulations. Howley, former assistant coach to Warren Gatland, was sent home before the start of this year’s World Cup in Japan and has been suspended for 18 months by […]

England boss Eddie Jones mocks old foe Warren Gatland and promises to beat South Africa to lift the gloom of Brexit

28 Oct

Eddie Jones delivered a withering put down to rival Warren Gatland after the Wales coach questioned if England have played their World Cup final a game early by overwhelming New Zealand. Gatland was speaking in the immediate aftermath of his team’s 19-16 defeat by South Africa, who will now face Jones’ men on Saturday in […]

South Africa set up Rugby World Cup final against England with tense victory over Wales

27 Oct

England will face South Africa in next Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final after the Springboks edged Wales 19-16 in their gripping semi-final. With the scores level as late as the 76th minute, Handre Pollard held his nerve to score a massive penalty to win it for the South Africans in Yokohama. Pollard kicked 14 points […]