Six Nations: No More Warrenball

The term ‘Warrenball’ has been one of the more frustrating terms to be associated with Welsh rugby. It was coined by the England backs coach Mike Smith merely months before Warren Gatland’s first venture with the British and Irish Lions in 2015. After his side’s display against Scotland, that moniker seems eradicated. Blowing away the…

Hard on Hartley? Hardly!

Dylan Hartley may have some room to be aggrieved at being left out of the Lions squad that are preparing to tour the country of his birth, no less than a month after captaining England to a second successive Six Nations title. Further to his chagrin, his deputy in hooker duty,  Jamie George, will get…

Wales improve… But England march on

This was almost a Grand Slam final in its own right. Wales, a point to prove after a stuttering win over Italy. England, unbeaten in 15 games and current holders of the 6 Nations Grand Slam title. The stage was set for the showdown that would have enormous bearings on the winners of the title. …