Result: Australia 19 v 24 Scotland – 17/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Scotland continued with their fine recent form when they claimed an historic 24-19 victory over Australia in Sydney on Saturday. The last five Tests between these sides were decided by six points or less and, as the scoreline suggests, this one was no different with this result being Scotland’s first-ever triumph over the…

Result: Japan 22 v 50 Ireland – 17/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland made light work of Japan, putting up 50 points in their comfortable 50-22 win at Ecopa Stadium in Shizuoka. Keith Earls, Dan Leavy and Jack Conan all finished with braces for Joe Schmidt’s side, with Garry Ringrose the other try scorer for Ireland. Japan did score three tries of their own, but…

Result: Wales 24 v 06 Tonga – 16/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Wales got their mid-year tour of to a winning start but were made to work hard before beating Tonga 24-6 in Auckland on Friday. Despite what the scoreline suggests, this was a tight affair and the result was in the balance until late in the game. Wales eventually outscored their opponents by two…

Preview: Wales v Tonga – 16/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Wales and Tonga face off in a June International Test in the first game of a double-header at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. It will be played as the curtain-raiser to New Zealand’s clash with Samoa which kicks off at the same venue directly afterwards. For Tonga the match serves as crucial…

England name 15 uncapped players in squad

Follow @RedefinedRugby Eddie Jones has announced a 31-man squad for England’s two-Test tour to Argentina in June.   Dylan Hartley will captain a squad that includes 15 uncapped players. In the pack, props Will Collier (Harlequins) and Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs) are included with second-row Nick Isiekwe (Saracens) and back row forwards Sam Underhill (Ospreys/Bath)…

Result: France 20 vs 18 Wales – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France win in 100th minute France scored a converted try in the 100th minute of the game to defeat Wales 20-18 in their Six Nations clash in Paris on Saturday. A 20-minute spell on the Welsh line was the conclusion to this fixture as Camille Chat’s try, converted by Camille Lopez, saw France…

Result: Scotland 29 vs 00 Italy – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Scotland finished their Six Nations campaign on a high when they claimed a deserved 29-0 bonus-point win over Italy at Murrayfield on Saturday. The home side were full value for their win as they dominated for large periods – especially during the first half – although Italy will be disappointed with their effort…

Preview: Ireland vs England – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby England stand on the verge of Six Nations history in Dublin this Saturday, as they face Ireland, looking to claim back-to-back Grand Slams. Few would have predicted the English to be in this position following their World Cup exit in 2015, but under the tutelage of Eddie Jones and a new coaching team…

Preview: France vs Wales – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France and Wales will be determined to finish their respective campaigns on a high when they face off in what promises to be a thrilling encounter in Paris on Saturday. With England securing their second successive championship with their win over Scotland last week, both France and Wales are amongst the tournament’s also-rans.…

Preview: Scotland vs Italy – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Scotland will have a point to prove when they host Italy in Edinburgh on Saturday after their disappointing exit from Six Nations contention. Vern Cotter’s men will be reeling after their Six Nations hopes were snuffed out by a massive 61-21 loss to England last weekend where they conceded a demoralising eight tries.…