There have been some more great articles this week as the 2016 6 Nations moves into Round 2.
Category: Articles of the week
There have been lots of very good 6 Nations preview pieces this week. The 42 has put out some great content, with Lynne Cantwell’s preview of Ireland’s campaign – and how best to approach a tournament for which expectations are lower – a particular highlight. Nick Bishop highlighted the scrum battle between Scotland and England in an excellent bit of analysis on Green & Gold Rugby, and his second Calcutta Cup preview piece (on Eddie Jones’ & England’s attacking structures) is also worth a read. The Gain Line covered some interesting aspects of the debate over England’s back row balance, while Andy McGeady looks in detail at the line out for the Irish Times. You can find links to all of these pieces and more below: Continue reading “Articles of the week, 6 Feb”
French rugby at a crossroads and a definitive profile of Eddie Jones headline this week’s pieces.
It will be an exciting few months in Irish rugby, as the schools cup competitions kick off, along with the 6 Nations and the U20 6 Nations. What direction will Joe Schmidt take after an ignominious World Cup exit?
This week’s articles include work on Munster, Eddie Jones’ England and Leicester Tigers, and a phenomenal piece of writing by Ed Smith.
This week’s edition of Articles of the week, with notes on Chris Gayle, Ben Stokes and some Munster analysis.
My pick of the best sportswriting from the past seven days.