Archive for March 11th, 2008

Jonny Wilkinson is scapegoat for England debacle

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Jonny Wilkinson, the most recognisable face in English rugby, was left out yesterday from the team to play Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday. The Newcastle Falcons fly half, whose dropped ... Read more..

Dropping Jonny Wilkinson an admission of failure

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Well, one good thing comes out of it, anyway. At least we can make up our minds about Brian Ashton. The England sides that the head coach puts out are ... Read more..

Ronan O’Gara caps rise with Ireland captaincy

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ronan O'Gara, whose star has been in the ascendant during an otherwise undistinguished RBS Six Nations Championship for Ireland, was yesterday named captain for the final international, against England on ... Read more..

James Hook gets the nod from Warren Gatland for Wales

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

To judge from the one significant change Warren Gatland, the head coach, has made to the Wales team to face France for the RBS Six Nations Championship and grand slam ... Read more..

England ditch talisman to blood Danny Cipriani

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Last week Brian Ashton was depicted as a draconian coach; now he takes on the mantle of iconoclast. Not that Jonny Wilkinson's international career is over after his omission from ... Read more..