<
>

Matches
All times in BST

David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images
2dPA Sport

RFU wants truncated Six Nations

RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie will lobby for the Six Nations to be reduced in length from seven to six weeks as World Rugby iron out their new global season after the 2019 World Cup.

Phil Walter/Getty Images
2dPA Sport

Jones requested England vs. All Blacks talks

England's attempt to arrange a fixture against New Zealand this autumn was motivated by a request from Eddie Jones and not commercial opportunism, according to the Rugby Football Union.

David Rogers/Getty Images
3dESPN Staff

Rowntree: This the best Lions squad for 30 years

British & Irish Lions coach Graham Rowntree expects this summer's Lions squad for their tour of New Zealand, culminating in three Tests against the All Blacks, to be the best for 30 years.

David Rogers/Getty Images
3dESPN Staff

Cipriani wants England return

Danny Cipriani is hopeful that success for Wasps in the Premiership and Champions Cup can catapult players back into the mind of England head coach Eddie Jones.

Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images
4dTom Hamilton

All Blacks confirm fixture against Barbarians

The Barbarians have confirmed they will meet the All Blacks at Twickenham on November 4, an announcement which ends any hope of England playing New Zealand this year.

Phil Walter/Getty Images
5dAAP

England-ABs Test reportedly dead in the water

England's plan to set up a Test rugby showdown with the All Blacks in November is reportedly dead in the water, with the anniversary clash against the Barbarians set to go ahead instead.

Alex Broadway/Getty Images for Barbarians
5dCraig Dowd

Moving Baa-Baas for England-ABs 'a travesty'

If the Barbarians, celebrating 125 years of their rugby, are overlooked to make way for an England v All Blacks game in November it will be a travesty -- Craig Dowd writes.

(JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
5dLiam Grace

England's loss to Ireland most valuable lesson - Jones

England boss Eddie Jones says losing to Ireland in the Six Nations on Saturday -- his first defeat since becoming manager in November 2015 -- was the most beneficial game of his Red Rose tenure.

David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images
6dPA Sport

Jones: Hartley is an outstanding captain

Eddie Jones expects Dylan Hartley to continue leading England despite persistent calls for his demotion as captain.

David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images
7dESPN Staff

What we learned about each team in Six Nations

England are Six Nations champions again, Italy have the wooden spoon again. It's all so 2016. So what did we learn from the 2017 championship? ESPN's writers cast their eye over every nation.

David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images
6dESPN Staff

ESPN's Six Nations Awards

Now that the curtain has come down on the 2017 Six Nations, ESPN's rugby writers Tom Hamilton and Martyn Thomas hand out their awards from player of the tournament to biggest disappointment.

Fairfax Media/Fairfax Media via Getty Images
6dESPN Staff

Woodward: England's 'bubble burst, mystique smashed'

Sir Clive Woodward believes England's loss to Ireland was 'more than just a reality check' and insists Eddie Jones needs to be as ruthless as ever with his selections ahead of the next World Cup.

David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images
7dPA Sport

Vunipola: England need to enjoy title success

Billy Vunipola refuses to mourn England's failure to record back-to-back Grand Slams, having experienced repeated near-misses in the quest for the Six Nations title.

Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images
7dESPN Staff

British & Irish Lions Team of the Week

The final round of the Six Nations provided the last chance in international colours for British & Irish Lions candidates to impress Warren Gatland before he names his squad to tour New Zealand.

Michael Steele/Getty Images
7dHuw Richards

The 2017 Six Nations by numbers

So how will we remember the 2017 Six Nations? Perhaps for proof that Eddie Jones's England were exceptional rather than invincible and welcome signs of life from France and Scotland.

Matt Roberts/Getty Images
7dTom Hamilton

Six contenders for Lions captaincy

Sam Warburton is firmly in the mix to be British & Irish Lions captain with coach Warren Gatland saying as many as six players are in contention for the honour.

David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images
8dTom Hamilton

Jones: England want All Blacks test

Eddie Jones conceded England simply weren't good enough as their winning run was brought to an abrupt end by a brilliant Ireland performance, but the coach would love a crack at the All Blacks.

Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images
8dTom Hamilton

England stumped as Ireland summon spirit of Chicago

Ireland's brilliance and raw passion finally saw Eddie Jones lose his first match as England head coach -- and there can be no complaints in Dublin, writes Tom Hamilton.

Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images
8dPA Sport

England denied Grand Slam

No amount of world records or consecutive wins could have prepared England for this visceral Irish onslaught as raw emotion ruined the visitors' Grand Slam party in Dublin.

Phil Walter/Getty Images
9dTom Hamilton

Barca inspire but England's place in history awaits

DUBLIN -- Ireland know a thing or two about gate-crashing parties. Back in November they burst the All Blacks' bubble, beating them in Chicago to end their 18-match winning run.

Ashley Western - CameraSport via Getty Images
9dPA Sport

Performance key for Jones, not Grand Slams

James Haskell insists England's performance against Ireland will mean more to Eddie Jones' squad than claiming back-to-back Grand Slams and setting a new world record for consecutive Test wins.

David Rogers/Getty Images
9dPA Sport

Hatley: England have Lions front row

England's entire front row contingent have argued a compelling case for British and Irish Lions selection, according to Neal Hatley.

2017 RankingsSix Nations

  • TRIES SCORED
    1st 16 Tries
  • POINTS DIFFERENCE
    = 1st 65 points