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6 Nations Round 2 WrapUp and Panel Picks

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Two weeks gone, two rounds played, and two teams sit atop the RBS 6 Nations table with two wins from two (England and France). The weekend proved to be an absolute bruiser, especially in Paris where three Irishman and two Frenchman were pulled off with injuries before the match was over. […]

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6 Nations Round 2 and Expert Picks Preview

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LOS ANGELES, CA – The Stade de France, Millennium Stadium, and Stadio Olympico will each play host to 6 Nations fixtures this weekend as Round 2 action kicks off between Ireland and France in Paris on Saturday morning (PST). Each team is faced with a do-or-die fixture ahead of them, especially amongst the likes of […]

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Six Nations Round 1 Notes, How Experts Fared

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LOS ANGELES, CA – The 2016 RBS Six Nations Championship started it’s 133rd edition this past weekend with three cracking fixtures that set the northern hemisphere’s top six countries pitted against each other. It has been a period of revitalisation for these six nations since their disappointments at the Rugby World Cup last summer, and […]

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6N Preview & Picks: Italy’s Set-Piece Chewed Up After Dog Bites Man

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Italy’s 109-cap tighthead prop Martin Castrogiovanni will sit out this week’s Six Nations’ match against Scotland after a friend’s dog ate his nose. The excuse generally employed by students to explain away a suspicious absence of homework has been described by Italy as “a minor household incident” – although, it doesn’t sound […]

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The Momentum Assassin: The Missed Kick

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PHILADELPHIA, PA –  If Italy, or any underdog, is going to compete, then they need to play well enough to force the opposition to make some difficult decisions. Part of playing well means making the goal kicks when opportunities are created to keep the game close. Italy created momentum early with the Sergio Parisse try. […]

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Six Nations Recap: England Win Battle Of Wits In Cardiff

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Voices were raised in song at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on Friday – but it was the words to Swing Low Sweet Chariot not Bread of Heaven that soared heavenwards, as England delivered a huge psychological blow to future World Cup opponents Wales in the opening match of the 2015 RBS Six Nations. […]

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