Jones apologises for offensive comments about Wales and Ireland

Jones makes offensive comments about Wales and Ireland This article contains language which some people may find offensive. England head coach Eddie Jones has “apologised unreservedly” for offensive comments he made about Wales and Ireland. At a sponsors’ talk in July 2017, the Australian described Wales as a “shit little place” and spoke about how […]

‘Defeats are beneficial’: England success papered over cracks, says Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones told the Rugby Union Weekly podcast that back-to-back Six Nations defeats have been “absolutely beneficial” to the team’s development. “In terms of learning what we need to be, it’s been massively important,” said the England boss. “Sometimes the allure of success covers cracks within your team. Sometimes you need someone […]

Ireland crowned Six Nations champions

Six Nations 2018: Ireland 28-8 Scotland highlights Ireland have been crowned Six Nations champions with a match to spare after England’s hopes of retaining the title ended with their 22-16 loss to France. Ireland’s earlier four-try, 28-8 win over Scotland had left England needing a bonus-point victory in Paris to keep their title hopes alive. […]

Will Ireland win the Six Nations this weekend?

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says Scotland will pose multiple threats to his team on Saturday Six Nations: Ireland v Scotland Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Saturday, 10 March Kick-off: 14:15 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Scotland & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus […]

England captain Hartley a doubt for France game

Dylan Hartley was replaced after 56 minutes during England’s 25-13 defeat by Scotland Six Nations: France v England Venue: Stade de France, Paris Date: Saturday, 10 March Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One and BBC Radio 5 live, plus live text commentary on BBC Sport website and app. England captain Dylan Hartley is […]