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Women’s Six Nations: Week Two Preview – Can England Bounce Back?

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CASTRES, FRANCE – If last week’s opening matches of the 2015 Women’s Six Nations were a mixed bag, then the second round offers a chance for those who shone to fall from grace, and for those who tasted defeat to prove their mettle. The clash of the weekend comes tonight, between Ireland and France, as […]

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England Rugby Legend Kat ‘One-Touch’ Merchant: On Concussions, A Glittering Career and Coaching

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Much has been made in the press about the concussion suffered by Wales’s George North during their Six Nations opener against England, but one player who knows only too well the realities of a head knock is legendary England women’s team winger Kat Merchant. She took time out to chat to Rugby […]

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Women’s Six Nations Recap: Wales, France, Ireland Win; World Champions Out in Cold

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CASTRES, FRANCE – It’s been a long time coming, but the curtain finally went up on the 2015 Women’s Six Nations on Friday night, as Ireland traveled to Firenze’s Stadio Mario Lodigiani to face Italy in the opening match. The quality of the TV broadcast – which was aired on YouTube – was at best […]

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For Broadcasting Women’s Six Nations Rugby, Everyone Needs to Follow the French

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CASTRES, FRANCE – It’s Sunday, February 8, 5pm, ish, and I’m shaking with barely contained ire as I type this. For the past week, I’ve been looking forward to seeing England take to the pitch against Wales in what I hoped would be a classic encounter in the 2015 Women’s Six Nations. But thanks to […]

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Women’s 6N Analysis: Who Will Win, Player Quotes

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CASTRES, FRANCE – If 2014 was a watershed year for women’s rugby, then 2015 should be the one which sees this exciting sport really take off – and what better springboard than the most exciting rugby competition in the northern hemisphere? The French, English, Irish, Welsh, Italian and Scottish squads have just hours to wait […]

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Confident Scotland Captain Tracy Balmer Can’t Wait for the 2015 Women’s Six Nations

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CASTRES, FRANCE – There are, I as type, less than seven days to go before the curtain goes up on what has to be one of the most eagerly anticipated sporting competitions of 2015. On Friday, February 6 at 6pm (GMT), the Women’s Six Nations kicks off in Italy as they welcome Ireland to Stadio […]

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