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Women’s Six Nations: Rousing Recap From Great Tourney


PHILADELPHIA, PA – After the exciting final weekend of the Women’s Six Nations tournament, Ireland emerged on top, joining their male counterparts as champs after blowing out Scotland with a final score of 73-3. The Irish women more than doubled the 27 points they had to have won by to emerge in first place, leaving […]

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Women’s Six Nations Preview: France Host Wales for Match of Championship


CASTRES – FRANCE The 2015 Women’s Six Nations competition picks up where it left off a fortnight ago with three mouthwatering games. First up is Ireland v England at Ashbourne on Friday night, and while I’m sure this time around there won’t be any floodlighting slip-ups, my shoulders automatically slump at the prospect of another […]

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Women’s 6 Nations: Week Two – The Lights Go Out in Ireland and England Roar Back


CASTRES, FRANCE – The opening week’s coverage of the Women’s Six Nations left me foaming at the mouth, so it had to get better for week two, right? Er, no. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Round two of the competition promised much: Ireland taking on France on home soil (though questions will surely […]

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


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


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


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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