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The Already Injured Six Nations XV

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Billy Vunipola of England runs with the ball during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on February 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Since the dawn of professionalism, rugby has become an increasingly attritional game. Players are now bigger, quicker and stronger than ever before, which in turn has led to greater and more dangerous collisions. In a study commissioned by the LNR (Ligue Nationale de Rugby) and FFR (Fédération Française de Rugby) cataloguing all of the injuries suffered by Top 14 players between …

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Disaster Strikes For Scotland As Greig Laidlaw Ruled Out Of Remainder Of Six Nations

Greig Laidlaw on crutches after the match 12/2/2017

Scotland’s worst fears have been confirmed with the news that pivotal scrum-half Greig Laidlaw has been ruled out of the remainder of the Six Nations with an ankle injury. Confirming the news via their official Twitter account, Scotland Rugby must now face into contests with England, Wales and Italy without their captain and primary kicker. BREAKING NEWS | Scotland capt. …

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Stuart Hogg On France Defeat: “We Chucked It Away”

France v Scotland - RBS Six Nations

Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg claims that Scotland threw the game away against France on Sunday after back-to-back Camille Lopez penalties gave the French a late 22-16 win at the Stade de France in Paris. Hogg scored Scotland’s first try of the game after rounding scrum-half Baptiste Serin while for the second straight week he led all Scottish players in metres made …

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Winners And Losers – Scotland v France

France vs Scotland Scotland's Finn Russell kicks a penalty

After upsetting Ireland in Murrayfield last weekend Scotland headed to the Stade de France on Sunday buoyed by a spirit and a sense of optimism that can only really come with a major Six Nations scalp. Vern Cotter’s side snapped a 10 game losing streak to France last year but couldn’t replicate their 2016 performance in Paris on Sunday as …

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Six Nations: Team Of The Weekend

Lions Scotland v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

Anyone who thought that Ireland and England were simply counting down to a final day showdown in Dublin were shocked in Dublin this weekend. Scotland produced some brilliant running rugby to beat Ireland in Murrayfield, opening up an Irish defence that looked flat-footed in the face of the agile Stuart Hogg and the skilful Huw Jones. Although Ireland’s power game …

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Scotland v Ireland Player Ratings

Scotland v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

Scotland secured their first home Six Nations win in more than 10 years on Saturday with a 27-22 win over Ireland at Murrayfield. A Stuart Hogg brace and an opportunistic try from Alex Dunbar was enough to see Scotland stave off a late Irish fightback as Vern Cotter sealed his first win over Ireland from five attempts. Ireland were underwhelming …

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Conor Murray Set For Physical Reception In Six Nations Opener, Insists Scotland’s Greig Laidlaw

European Rugby Champions Cup Round 5, Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow 14/1/2017 Glasgow Warriors vs Munster Munster's Conor Murray tackled by Jonny Gray and Zander Fagerson of Glasgow Warriors

Munster scrum-half Conor Murray looks set to be in for a difficult time when he lines out for Ireland against Scotland on Saturday in their Six Nations opener. The 27-year-old was on the receiving end of some strong and arguably late tackles when Munster took on Glasgow in the Champions Cup clash in Scotstoun Stadium last month. Consistently targeted at …

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