Europe’s top six rugby nations will meet one more time this year on Saturday to decide which team will be crowned 6 Nations champions, and determine the destination of the dreaded wooden spoon.
Decider | England captain Chris Robshaw and Welsh skipper Sam Warburton face off against each other this weekend for the Six Nations crown. (Image | London24)
The fourth round of fixtures ensured that it will be a finale to remember, setting up a showdown for the title between England and Wales, and must-win matches for the other sides.
Scotland 18 Wales 28
Following their victory over Italy two weeks ago, the Welsh are now very much in the ascendency, having found their feet after a shaky start to the tournament.
Try-scorer JP Pietersen’s cutting edge was just one aspect of an extremely potent South African first half attack (Image | AP)
Two tests into their summer tour South Africa, and England are on the ropes. The series already conceded, they face a whitewash following a thrilling but ultimately unsuccessful comeback in the second Test.England got off to a terrible start at Coca Cola Park, Johannesburg, after Ben Youngs’ feed into a scrum passed through the tunnel to the other side without being touched by either side, and flanker Willem Alberts collected the ball to go over for the first try of the game. Morne Steyn missed the conversion, but England were down a try after two minutes.