Browsing 2012 Six Nations

Tom Croft Comes Out the Hero of Le Crunch (France vs England)

Posted on 11 Mar, 2012, by in Rugby

England, for the first time in their Six Nations history, won three away matches, leaving themselves a small chance to still win the 2012 championship after a dramatic and hard earned 24-22 win over France in Paris, doing what the Irish couldn’t manage a week earlier – Hold on to a well deserved lead, just by enough. More

One More Left For the Grand Slam (Wales vs Italy)

Posted on 10 Mar, 2012, by in Rugby

Jamie Roberts scored the first try of the match after 49 minutes, while most were thinking Wales would be comfortably ahead at that point against a rugged but unimaginative Italian side. Nonetheless, Warren Gatland’s lads took another big step towards securing the Grand Slam, beating Italy 24-3, making it four for four in their 2012 Six Nations campaign. More

Tommy Bowe Show Not Enough (France vs Ireland)

Posted on 4 Mar, 2012, by in Rugby

Ireland don’t normally find success when playing in Paris against France in the Six Nations, but Tommy Bowe and his two brilliant tries in the first half gave them hope of winning their first match there since 2000, but the French had an impressive and powerful first twenty minutes in the first half, pulling through to a 17-17 draw. More

Scott Williams Makes it a Triple Crown (England vs Wales)

Posted on 25 Feb, 2012, by in Rugby

Scott Williams scored the dramatic winning try for Wales, David Strettle was just short of scoring one for England, but Sam Warburton was the big hero in Wales’ 19-12 win over England, carrying on with their perfect 2012 Six Nation campaign, securing their first triple crown since 2008. More