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Italy Make Three Changes For Trip To France

Italy’s start to the Six Nations has gone as most had expected, with heavy losses to England and Ireland. The Azzurri now head to Marseille on Friday to take on France, with both teams looking for their first win of the competition. Conor O’Shea has today named his side, with three changes from the team that lost in Dublin. Leonardo Ghiraldini …

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Gregor Townsend Names Exciting Scotland Team For Calcutta Cup

The RBS 6 Nations Rugby Round 2 Stade de France Paris 12/2/2017 France vs Scotland Scotland team at the national anthem Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Scotland host England in Murrayfield on Saturday evening, eager to get one over on the ‘Old Enemy’ after a run of losses which stretch back to 2008. The Scots suffered a humiliating defeat at Twickenham last year, as the Red Rose continued their Calcutta Cup domination. After a stuttering start to this campaign in Cardiff, the Scots found their feet with …

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Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale Signs Contract Extension With Ulster

Ireland Rugby Squad Training, Carton House, Co. Kildare 20/2/2018 Jacob Stockdale

Ulster have confirmed that Jacob Stockdale has signed a contract extension to remain with the province for the foreseeable future. Ulster announced the deal on Wednesday, confirming that Stockdale has agreed to extend his stay at the Kingspan Stadium until the summer of 2020. BREAKING | Ulster and Ireland star @JacobStockdale has agreed a contract extension to remain at Ulster …

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Jacques Brunel Rings The Changes For France After Axeing Stars

New Zealand All Blacks Rugby Northern Tour 2017 Stade de France Paris 11/11/2017 France vs New Zealand France’s Mathieu Bastareaud Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

France take on Italy on Friday night in the Six Nations in Marseille, as Le Bleus chase their first win in this season’s tournament. Jacques Brunel has endured a tumultuous start to his reign. After an agonising loss to Ireland in the opening round, they fell to Scotland by six points in Murrayfield. However, it was the aftermath of their …

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