Tim Visser

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 James Chisholm of Harlequins scores the winning try against Wasps at the Stoop. Photograph:  Henry Browne/Getty Images

Harlequins 33 Wasps 28 Ulster’s chances of progressing to the knockout stages of the Champions Cup received a massive boost on Saturday evening as Wa(...)

La Rochelle’s players celebrate their win on the pitch after beating Harlequins in the Champions Cup. Photo: Ollie Goodwood/Getty Images

The last time I was in La Rochelle was on board my Yamaha XJR 1300 on a glorious three week lap of France. If you haven’t been, go. And if you make it(...)

Scotland’s Finn Russell celebrates scoring a try against Italy at Murrayfield. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Scotland 29 Italy 0 A vibrant Scotland side ran in four tries to crush Italy 29-0 and give departing coach Vern Cotter a fitting send-off in their f(...)

Jonathan Sexton carries  Robbie Henshaw during Ireland training at Carton House on Monday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards has put his players on guard to the threat poised by the Ireland halfback pairing of Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray (...)

John Barclay stood in as Scotland captain for their win over Wales on Saturday. Photo: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

15 Stuart Hogg (Scotland) Scotland were excellent on Saturday and central to that was the performance of Hogg. The fullback was exemplary in all that(...)

 Tommy Seymour goes over to score Scotland’s first try in the Six Nations clash against Wales at Murrayfield. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Scotland 29 Wales 13 Scotland ended 10 years of hurt against Wales as they kept alive their Six Nations title hopes at Murrayfield. Wings Tommy Seym(...)

John Barclay in action against France at the Stade de France. Photograph: Getty Images

Flanker John Barclay will captain Scotland for the first time in seven years in their Six Nations clash with Wales at Murrayfield on Saturday, taking(...)

Greig Laidlaw, captain of Scotland takes part in the Captain’s Run at Murrayfield Stadium. Photograph:  Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Scotland will need no extra motivation for their meeting with Australia at Murrayfield on Saturday afternoon but the circumstances of that World Cup q(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls and Simon Zebo enjoy a lighthearted moment during the captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Ireland v Scotland, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, 5pm The final Saturday looks less than Super, and especially so from an Irish perspective. Readjust(...)

Ireland centre Jared Payne scoring an intercept try against Italy at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

While strolling up the Galtee Mountains for a Paddy’s Day march on the 3,009 ft Galtymore, a thought crossed my mind: why are Scotland and Ireland lan(...)

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