FRANCE RELIEVED TO MAKE STRONG START TO WOMEN’S SIX NATIONS

France had been a little concerned about how they would kick off the Women’s Six Nations but they need not have worried after a dream start against Wales in Vannes. Manager Annick Hayraud admitted there had been some concerns about how Les Bleues would settle into their game at the Stade

SCARRATT: I’M GLAD THE CLEALL SISTERS ARE ON MY TEAM!

Emily Scarratt says the Cleall sisters “are a bit of a force” and admits she is glad to be playing alongside the England stars, rather than coming up against them. Both siblings starred in England’s 52-10 victory over Scotland to open up the 2021 Women’s Six Nations as Poppy was named Player of

Blues get the job done at Eden Park

It wasn't pretty but the Blues retained their second place on the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa points table when subduing the Hurricanes to claim a 27-17 win at Eden Park on Saturday. Play rarely flowed in a scrappy encounter where the superior defence of the Blues was matched by their execution

2021 Women’s Six Nations Championship Launched

2021 Women’s Six Nations Championship Launched Women’s Six Nations Championship to take place in standalone tournament window for the first time All fixtures to be broadcast on a mix of terrestrial and digital services New tournament format sees action take place over four consecutive weekends culminating in the

Chiefs win absolute thriller in Hamilton

Hamilton turned up trumps for the Chiefs again when they secured a last-gasp, and famous 15-12 win over the Blues in Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday. Fullback Damien McKenzie, who had moved up to first five-eighths for the final quarter, scored the winning try but he could thank two outstanding

WALES ARE 2021 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONS

Wales have been crowned 2021 Guinness Six Nations champions after Scotland beat France in the final game of the Championship in Paris. Wayne Pivac’s side were denied a Grand Slam by Les Bleus in the most dramatic of circumstances on Super Saturday as late tries from Charles Ollivon and Brice Dulin