With only two weekends of rugby left until the 2023 Six Nations, we takes a look at who are the 20 best players going into the tournament this season.
After much debate and with differing opinions, which is to be expected in ranking lists such as these, here’s the stars we
Jamie George grabbed two tries as England bounced back from their opening day defeat in Scotland to see off Italy 33-0 at the Stadio Olimpico.
Finn Russell’s late penalty had dealt England a third successive Guinness Six Nations Round 1 defeat, but Eddie Jones’ men ran in three first-half tries in
Antoine Dupont’s stunning early try and the unerring boot of Melvyn Jaminet helped France edge Ireland 30-24 in a Guinness Six Nations thriller that puts Les Bleus in control of the Championship.
A heavyweight clash billed as potentially decisive in the race for the title lived up to every bit of
Wales got their Guinness Six Nations campaign back on track with a nailbiting 20-17 win over Scotland at Principality Stadium.
Darcy Graham scored for Scotland early in the first half, before Tomas Francis cross for Wales just before half-time, with the sides heading into the second half level.
And in a tryless
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
France missed out on their first Guinness Six Nations title in 11 years, as Scotland claimed a late victory at the Stade de France to hand Wales the trophy.
Duhan van der Merwe crossed in the 86th minute to complete a pulsating game and thrilling Championship, and earn Scotland a first away
France produced a stunning late comeback to deny Wales the Grand Slam and keep their own Six Nations title hopes alive with a 32-30 victory.
Les Bleus had lock Paul Willemse sent off 11 minutes from time for making contact with the eye area of Wales prop Wyn Jones, while the
Ireland defeat England thanks to Earls and Conan tries
Jack Conan scored one try and made another as 14-man Ireland overpowered England to beat them for the first time in three years.
The No.8 set up Keith Earls mid-way through the first half, patting down a lineout to the winger who then
Dave Cherry and Duhan van der Merwe bagged braces as Scotland returned to winning ways with a record 52-10 bonus-point victory over Italy at BT Murrayfield.
The Azzurri stunned the hosts when skipper Luca Bigi crossed for an early try after seven minutes but Scotland replied with two quickfire scores from
Callum Sheedy kicked three late penalties and Cory Hill bulldozed over for a try as Wales kept their Grand Slam hopes alive with a thrilling victory against England.
The visitors appeared favourites to win when Owen Farrell converted Ben Youngs’ try to level the score at 24-24 in the 62nd minute.