Six Nations organisers are adamant that South Africa won’t replace Italy in the tournament

Six Nations organisers try to play down talk of South Africa replacing Italy as they insist they are ‘not entertaining any discussion’ about a switch… despite changes being plotted for 2025 South Africa have reportedly held talks about replacing Italy in the Six Nations It was claimed that the Springboks could join the tournament as … Read more

Italy flanker Sebastian Negri remembers the time he had to flee Robert Mugabe’s henchmen in Zimbabwe

Sebastian Negri still remembers the view from the rear-view window of his dad’s car. Darkness. The family farm fading from sight as they fled from Robert Mugabe’s henchmen. ‘I was eight years old, Zimbabwe was going through a difficult time and the farmers were being forcefully removed,’ he says. ‘I remember one day playing in … Read more

Six Nations 2020 ENTIRE last round of matches could be postponed

The entire final round of Six Nations matches ‘could be postponed because of coronavirus – and will not be played until a Hallowe’en ‘Super Saturday’ on October 31′ The Six Nations commitee could be set to postpone the last round of fixtures due to fears surrounding the coronavirus Reports in France claim federations made the … Read more

Six Nations ‘could no longer be shown on free-to-air channels’ as ‘Sky line up £300m bid’

Six Nations set to move off free-to-air TV as ‘Sky line up £300m bid’ to snatch live rights from 2021 after BBC and ITV were prevented from teaming up again to keep the tournament on network TV Six Nations ‘may not by on free-to-air channels’ from 2021 as Sky line up bid BBC and ITV … Read more

Entire leagues postponed and questions over the Olympics: How coronavirus is causing chaos in sport

Someone who is infected with the coronavirus can spread it with just a simple cough or a sneeze, scientists say. Nearly 3,000 people with the virus are now confirmed to have died and more than 80,000 have been infected. Here’s what we know so far: What is the coronavirus?  A coronavirus is a type of … Read more

Coronavirus chaos: Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy in doubt among multiple other events

Coronavirus chaos: Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy in doubt with the Tokyo Olympics and Cheltenham Festival at risk too in light of epidemic described as ‘the new war’ Coronavirus outbreak is threatening the postponement of major sport events Ireland are due to play Italy in the Six Nations on March 7 at the Aviva … Read more