Grand Slam-chasing France will go in search of their first Six Nations win in Cardiff for a decade with Welsh accusations they are “cheats “ringing in their ears when the Championship resumes this weekend.
England are disregarding the 44-8 thrashing they handed out to France in this year’s Six Nations as they prepare to face a team they say have changed beyond recognition from the sorry outfit destroyed at Twickenham in February.
Gatland believes newly-crowned Six Nations champions Wales can lift the World Cup.
England lock Maro Itoje will miss their final Six Nations match with Scotland on Saturday due to a knee injury.
Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw is ruled out of Six Nations match with France.
England lock Maro Itoje and flanker Chris Robshaw have been called up to the training squad by coach Eddie Jones ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations match against Italy at Twickenham.
Ireland are “unbelievably frustrated” that a well prepared Six Nations campaign has not yielded the expected results, flyhalf Johnny Sexton said, as the team looks to rediscover top form in time for this year’s World Cup.
Wales blew the Six Nations wide open with an epic 21-13 victory over England.
England’s rugby got an extra dose of motivation ahead of Saturday’s Wales match.
Itoje could return to the squad for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Wales.
France fail to include the most basic elements of high level rugby against England.
Wales coach Warren Gatland says his side will step up their performance for their crucial Six Nations contest against England.
England are improving but nowhere near their best, coach Eddie Jones said.
England captain Owen Farrell says he is recovering well from hand surgery and fully expects to be fit to face Ireland on February 2.
Co-captain Dylan Hartley and scrumhalf Danny Care have been left out of the England’s initial Six Nations championship squad.
England flanker Sam Underhill is a doubt for the start of their Six Nations campaign.
Maro Itoje is expected to be fit for the start of the Six Nations in February.
Six Nations champions Ireland have a gilt-edged opportunity to send a strong message to their fellow World Cup contenders.
Captain Dylan Hartley said England had suffered a “big bump on the road” to next year’s World Cup.
The Six Nations is a tournament that deserves praise for being ultra-competitive, Warren Gatland said after a narrow victory over France.
Jones apologies for a video of him making remarks over Ireland and Wales.
Hartley is expected to return for the clash after recovering from a tight calf.
Maxime Machenaud steers France to a dour 22-16 victory over England on Saturday.
Dylan Hartley is out of England’s team to play France in the Six Nations in Paris tomorrow with a calf injury.
Eddie Jones has said “no one is indispensable” as he considers his options ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations clash.
Gregor Townsend has picked fit-again Richie Gray for the remainder of the Six Nations, the Scottish Rugby Union announces.
Eddie Jones was adamant all was far from lost for England.
Hughes is named at number eight as the only change in the England starting side to face Scotland in the Six Nations.
Jones praised his side’s “courage” after they saw off Wales 12-6 at a rainswept Twickenham to preserve an unbeaten start.