Posts in Six Nations 2013

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Six Nations 2013 Highlights Montage

As we head towards another jampacked international season that includes a Lions tour amongst other things, here's our fast-paced take on some of the most memorable moments from the 2013 Six Nations Championship. We've also got some stats for you. MORE »

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Vincent Clerc's incredible volley almost leads to try

If you watched France vs Scotland on Saturday night you will have seen this great piece of play by French winger Vincent Clerc, who managed to keep an attacking move alive via some impressive quick thinking. France went on to win the game 23-16. MORE »

Sunday, March 17, 2013

France get first tournament win with Paris victory over Scotland

France avoided not winning a championship game for the first time since 1969 as they beat Scotland 23-16 thanks to two tries in the second half. Their disappointing campaign sees them ending bottom of the table however, for the first time since 1999. MORE »

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Wales thrash England by record score to retain Six Nations title

Wales produced a thrilling attacking display as they achieved their biggest ever Six Nations victory over England, scoring two great tries in the second half. Man of the Match Justin Tipuric played a large part in all things good on the night. MORE »

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Italy give Lo Cicero famous send off with historic win over Ireland

Italy achieved their first ever Six Nations victory over Ireland with a famous 22-15 win at the Stadio Olimpico on the final weekend of the 2013 Championship. They ended the tournament with two historic victories for only the second time ever. MORE »

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Six Nations Week Four Highlights Wrap

Week four of the Six Nations contained all the usual hype and drama that has become an integral part of the Championship, but on field there was less to cheer about as all three games failed to live up to the same standards we saw at the opening weekend. MORE »

Monday, March 11, 2013

England hang on for win over Italy and Grand Slam opportunity

England were put under serious pressure by a determined Italy side that scored the only try of the game, but couldn't force a late draw. The 18-11 win for England sets them up for a Championship decider against Wales in Cardiff next weekend. MORE »

Monday, March 11, 2013

France and Ireland draw for second consecutive year

France came from behind to draw 13-13 with Ireland as they avoided a fourth straight defeat, but are still without a win with one game left in this years Six Nations championship. The two teams drew their Six Nations meeting last year too. MORE »

Monday, March 11, 2013

Wales' Championship hopes still alive after gritty win over Scotland

Wales beat Scotland 28-18 at Murrayfield on Saturday in what could possibly be described as a game for the purists. The victory keeps Wales' hopes alive of achieving a Six Nations title, with the decider to be played in Cardiff next week. MORE »

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Scotland go back to back with tense victory over Ireland

Scotland achieved a famous 12-8 victory over Ireland at Murrayfield, making it the first time they've recorded back to back Six Nations victories in over a decade. With two matches left to play, they still have a chance of winning the tournament. MORE »

Sunday, February 24, 2013

England stay on track for Grand Slam with win over France

England continued their charge towards a Six Nations Grand Slam as they beat France 23-13 in a fascinating game at Twickenham on Saturday. Skipper Chris Robshaw attributed the win to the home team's defence against a dangerous French side. MORE »

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Wales win in Rome with comfortable victory over Italy

Wales beat Italy 26-9 in a scrappy Six Nations encounter in Rome on Saturday thanks to tries by Jonathan Davies and Alex Cuthbert. Italy were without inspirational leader Sergio Parisse, who received a heavy banned earlier in the week. MORE »

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Cian Healy banned for three weeks for leg stamp on Dan Cole

Prop Cian Healy has been suspended for three weeks for a leg stamp on Dan Cole during Ireland's 12-6 defeat by England in the Six Nations at the weekend. He will miss Ireland's upcoming matches against Scotland and France. MORE »

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Owen Farrell kicks England to victory over Ireland in Dublin

Owen Farrell kicked all of England's points as they went top of the Six Nations table with a 12-6 win over Ireland in wet conditions in Dublin. It was England's first win there in ten years, as they remain the only side now capable of claiming a Grand Slam. MORE »

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Wales win in Paris as France lose for second time in succession

Wales ended an eight-match losing streak with a hard fought 16-6 win over France in Paris on Saturday. The only try of the game was scored by George North from a perfectly placed Dan Biggar crosskick late in the contest. MORE »

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Scotland score four tries in impressive win over Italy at Murrayfield

Scotland claimed a record 34-10 Six Nations win over Italy at Murrayfield on Saturday. It was their first win in the championship for two years, bringing Italy crashing back down to earth after their famous win over France just a week ago. MORE »

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Flyhalf Luciano Orquera's best bits against France in Rome

Luciano Orquera was a well deserved Man of the Match as Italy achieved a famous 23-18 upset victory over France in Rome on Sunday. Here is a quick look at some of Orquera's best bits on the day, which included setting up two tries and kicking superbly. MORE »

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll and Craig Gilroy big tackles against Wales

Brian O'Driscoll is fast becoming the bookies favourite to captain the Lions on their tour to Australia following Ireland's 30-22 victory over Wales on Saturday. Young winger Craig Gilroy, who also looks to be a star, could be joining him down under. MORE »

Monday, February 04, 2013

Italy stun France with another Six Nations upset win in Rome

In one of the most entertaining opening weekend's of Six Nations rugby for some time, the best was saved for last as Italy and France battled it out at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, with the hosts taking a famous 23-18 victory. MORE »

Saturday, February 02, 2013

England power past Scotland to retain Calcutta Cup at Twickenham

It was a good day for England fans as they beat Scotland 38-18 at Twickenham to claim the Calcutta Cup for the fourth successive year. The Women’s team also kicked things off with a win over Scotland, 76-0, and the Sevens team won in Wellington. MORE »

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