Six Nations 2019: Owen Farrell ‘is a genius,’ England teammate Jamie George says

Teammate Jamie George hailed England teammate Owen Farrell as a “genius” after he produced another inspired display in their Six Nations thrashing of France. Farrell showed his all-around class, thriving in his role as captain in a 44-8 thumping of Les Bleus on Sunday at Twickenham. George, a hooker, waxed lyrical over his Saracens and England teammate following his latest masterclass. “The bloke’s a […]

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2019 Six Nations: Guilhem Guirado says France blown away by England’s first-half display

France was left reeling by England’s kick-chase tactic in the first half of their 44-8 thrashing at Twickenham, according to Les Bleus captain Guilhem Guirado. Elliot Daly’s grubber kick through for Jonny May’s first try inside the opening two minutes proved to be a sign of things to come as England frequently exposed the space behind France’s backs. May went over […]

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Six Nations 2019: Wales overcomes Italy in Rome

Wales made it two wins in a row in the 2019 Six Nations thanks to Saturday’s hard-fought 26-15 victory over Italy at Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Having staged a remarkable second-half comeback in France last time out, Warren Gatland’s side was far from at its best again in Rome against a side whose opening loss at Scotland was a record […]

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Six Nations 2019: Team-by-team guide

The 2019 Six Nations gets under way on Friday, when France host Wales in Paris. Ireland won the Grand Slam last time around and begins its campaign in Dublin on Saturday against England, whose Twickenham home was the setting for the defending champion’s crowning moment in 2018. Scotland will be keen to continue the improvements of recent seasons, while for Italy […]

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