Ireland would receive a replica of the Six Nations trophy if they win the championship at Murrayfield on Saturday. Photograph: Afp

Wales will not be presented with a trophy if they win the Six Nations on Saturday. Instead, they will have to wait until the following day when they r(...)

Robin McBryde: “You’ve got to be confident going in against Ireland”

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Rhys Webb likes to attack on outside and has shown ability to attack space at ruck. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

For all the attention lavished on Warrenball, a style of play adopted by Wales to reflect a particularly powerful back division, the demotion of one (...)

New Ireland forwards coach Simon Easterby. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Thoughtful and meticulous for the most part in teasing out his answers, Simon Easterby cuts a relaxed figure in his first official media engagement si(...)

Leicester’s Manu Tuilagi has been recalled to the matchday 23 for England’s Six Nations finale against Italy in Rome. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images.

England are hoping to use Manu Tuilagi as a “wrecking ball” as they go in search of a convincing Six Nations victory over Italy in Rome on Satu(...)

Wales captain Sam Warburton (left) and George North warm up during the Wales training session at the Vale Hotel. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Robin McBryde readily admits that Wales’ crushing RBS 6 Nations defeat against Ireland 10 days ago was “pretty painful” to watch. The 26(...)

George North, seen here tackling Brian O’Driscoll, was moved to centre after  Scott Williams injured his shoulder tackling the Ireland player during the Six Nations game at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

George North looks set to answer Wales’ midfield SOS for the crunch Six Nations clash against France on Friday. Wales have already lost s(...)

 Wales player Mike Phillips is currently without a club. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Mike Phillips has been backed to put a torrid few weeks behind him and deliver the goods for Wales against South Africa today. The Wales scrumhalf mak(...)

Ryan Jones of Wales receives treatment during the match against Scotland. Photograph:
Stu Forster/Getty Images
Welsh captaincy up for grabs
  • Rugby
  • March 12, 2013, 16:21

Assistant coach Robin McBryde claims the Wales captaincy is “up for discussion” after an injured Ryan Jones was ruled out of Saturday’s Six N(...)