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Phil Vickery’s Six Nations Match Report: All to Play For

Phil Vickery’s Six Nations Match Report: All to Play For

What a tournament the Six Nations is; steeped in history and full of fierce national rivalries. I loved playing in it and I love watching it. Now, we are seeing the birth of a potentially great England side. I know it has been said a lot, but look at the lack of age and experience...
Phil Vickery’s Six Nations Match Report: France vs. England

Phil Vickery’s Six Nations Match Report: France vs. England

Welcome to my Six Nations column for 2014. I hope you were able to watch the opening weekend of what I think is the greatest rugby tournament in the world. How could all those ancient rivalries not whet the appetite? The match between England and France certainly lived up to my expectations. When France took...
Win a Front Up Rugby top signed by Shane Williams MBE or James Haskell

Win a Front Up Rugby top signed by Shane Williams MBE or James Haskell

This competition is now closed.   This Saturday is the start of the Six Nations, with Wales taking on Italy at the Millennium stadium and England travelling to the Stade de France. To celebrate, we’re offering you the chance to win a Front Up rugby top of your choice from our collection. We’ll be picking...
Grand weekend for a slam... by Phil Vickery

Grand weekend for a slam… by Phil Vickery

After the fireworks of last weekend we were treated this week to more - shall we say – ‘traditional’ Six Nations rugby. The rain in Dublin, which was truly awful, and pitch conditions in France would not have helped but Scotland aside we did not see an awful lot of running rugby. Not that I am complaining as to...
UP AND RUNNING: all the latest from Phil Vickery

UP AND RUNNING: all the latest from Phil Vickery

Quite amazing opening weekend wasn’t it? As an England fan, I was delighted to see a young inexperienced side display mental toughness and discipline to get an all-important first win.  A lot of people have said to me that Scotland lost it rather than England won, but if you look at the way England played...