It is ten years since George North burst onto the scene, his blistering pace and raw power burning South Africa for two tries in an explosive debut, as he became the joint-third youngest player in history to represent Wales. Those who saw it either live or on TV were left in no doubt the 6ft
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Over the 20 years since Italy joined the Championship, the Guinness Six Nations has provided countless magical moments, stunning tries and special players. And as we head into the 2020 Guinness Six Nations, it feels like the perfect time to reflect on those players who have had the biggest impact on the last two decades.
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Scotland fly-half Finn Russell will play no further part in preparations for their Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland, Scottish Rugby have confirmed. A statement from Scottish Rugby says the Racing 92 playmaker has been disciplined for a breach of team protocol during the week’s training camp in Edinburgh. The 27-year-old, who made his Scotland
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The 2020 Guinness Six Nations is here as captains and coaches descended on London on Wednesday for the official launch of the Championship. The first game of the 2020 Championship is just ten days away – when reigning Grand Slam champions Wales welcome Italy to Cardiff – but before that, the world’s rugby media headed
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Eddie Jones has vowed to put on a show for the fans as he prepares to lead England into the “best tournament in the world” next month. Head coach Jones and England captain Owen Farrell were in attendance at Tobacco Dock in east London for the official 2020 Guinness Six Nations launch on Wednesday. England
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Playing expansive rugby and having fun are two priorities high on Stuart Hogg’s to-do list for Scotland in his new role as captain for the 2020 Guinness Six Nations. The 27-year-old Exeter Chiefs full-back replaces Stuart McInally as the skipper for this year’s Championship, as Scotland attempt to improve on last year’s fifth-place finish, and
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Andy Farrell admits he will need to balance the need to win with putting his own stamp on Ireland when he takes charge of the country for the first time in the 2020 Guinness Six Nations. The 44-year-old has big boots to fill after replacing previous head coach Joe Schmidt, who stood down following last
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Fabien Galthié has never been one to shy away from a bold statement and his latest is just about as big as they can get – the 2020 Guinness Six Nations will be a successful one for France if they win it. Former France scrum-half Galthié, who replaced Jacques Brunel as the country’s head coach
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New Wales head coach Wayne Pivac is refusing to let his side think about defending their Guinness Six Nations title – he wants them to go out there and just win it. Pivac, who took over hotseat from Warren Gatland after the 2019 Rugby World Cup, heads into his new role with the weight of
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Sergio Parisse isn’t just saying goodbye but wants to leave a lasting footprint on Italian rugby during his final Guinness Six Nations campaign, according to new Azzurri coach Franco Smith. Smith has taken the Italy reins from Conor O’Shea, with Luca Bigi replacing Parisse as captain, and both men were at Tobacco Dock in east
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