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Six Nations Preview: Who Should Beware the Ides this March?


CASTRES, FRANCE – Pundits beware, the final weekend of the 2014 Six Nations coincides with the Ides of March and therefore comes with few certainties. Or, to steal the almost unintelligible words of Donald Rumsfeld back in 2002: “There are known knowns – things we know that we know. There are known unknowns – that […]

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Six Nations Preview: Parisse To Miss BOD’s Dublin Farewell


CASTRES, FRANCE – The fourth and penultimate weekend of the 2014 Six Nations could be the one that decides the tournament. Realistically, four teams – Wales, England, France and Ireland – are in the running for the title. The weird world of math insists we should add Scotland into the mix – but math and […]

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Six Nations Preview: How the sides shape up


CASTRES, FRANCE – The most open Six Nations for many a year kicks off on Saturday, with four sides in with a pretty decent shout of the title. Wales and Ireland will start as favourites, but France and England offer reasonable outside bets. Scotland could end up as kingmakers, while Italy look set for a […]

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