February, Wednesday 15
Promising England must capitalise on vital break - London Evening Standard - It speaks volumes for the potential of this England team that they were able to claim a second successive away win in the RBS Six Nations championship
Wham, bam, time for a Slam - BBC - BBC Sport's Bryn Palmer says Wales' Six Nations start shows another championship could be in the offing
Can two lame wins land Lancaster the England job? - Daily Mail - Stuart Lancaster will have plenty on his plate today, orchestrating the preparations for England’s daunting clash with Wales. But he may still take a moment to ponder the fact that the next stage of his job audition is about to begin in earnest.
Six Nations 2012: home unions must ensure fans are never again treated like mugs following Saturday's fiasco in France - The Telegrpah - Even Luis Suarez and Kenny Dalglish got their apologies in before the home unions committee managed their little peep of ‘regret’ over the events of Saturday night in Paris, a real Comedie Francaise.
Hard acts to follow - Scrum.com - Saint-Andre and Lancaster have made winning starts to their careers in the Six Nations but they have some way to go to match their predecessors. Numbers Game investigates
Jeremy Guscott's Six Nations Q&A - BBC - The former England and Lions star on England, Scotland's pack, the late postponement of France v Ireland and 'that' scarf
Rugby's future in the hands of its fans - New Zealand Herald - To all those rugby heads out there - your sport needs you. Badly. Whether rugby is desperate enough in chasing attention and dollars is another matter, but it sure needs your help. And quick.
Six Nations 2012: Size matters and not just in the forwards - The Guardian - Backs in international rugby union are unrecognisable from those of a generation ago
Team of the Week - Scrum.com - With just two of the three matches going ahead in the second round of the Six Nations, we pick out who impressed from the four sides in our latest Team of the Week
Not all tip tackles are equal so onus is on referees to get it right - The Guardian - Wales's Bradley Davies and Ireland's Stephen Ferris have both been cited for tip tackles in the Six Nations but the latter's offence was not in the same ball park
England must grasp thorny breakdown issues - The Telegraph - Two out of two ain’t bad, as they say. Stuart Lancaster’s team remain unbeaten after round two of the Six Nations and they managed to keep England as the only team in the championship not to have been defeated in Rome.
Image of the week... Stadio Olimpico - Daily Mail - For years, the Stadio Olimpico in Rome has been synonymous with football. But last Saturday it played host to a magnificent RBS 6 Nations game between Italy v England.
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The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
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