Feb 25, 2009: "It looks to me as if Lievremont is going for all out attack and if they are to beat Wales it has to be the all running, all buzzing France." John Taylor writes
Scotland v Italy, Six Nations Championship, February 28
Feb 25, 2009: "Rather than smile upon the Scots the Fates have spat in their eye." Iain Morrision writes
Feb 23, 2009: Two items of European rugby news could be used to excuse and explain the long and loud guffaws of laughter emanating from rugby watchers in New Zealand this week
Feb 22, 2009: "If this is what the next few months of Super 14's is going to toss our way, then the game played in heaven will need divine intervention to bring it back from the dead." Russell Barwick writes
Feb 20, 2009: "For every era of Welsh dominance like the 1900s or 1970s there is an English counterpart - the 1920s and 1990s." Huw Richards writes
Feb 18, 2009: "Martin Johnson did himself no favours with his claim that England are currently suffering from a 'perception issue' with referees about killing the ball at breakdowns." John Taylor writes
Feb 18, 2009: French rugby's powerbrokers must act now to prevent a terminal decline in the fortunes of the national team, writes Ian Moriarty
Feb 17, 2009: Check out the latest edition of Ask John where renowned rugby historian John Griffiths will answer any rugby-related query you have!
Feb 17, 2009: Springbok coach Peter de Villiers recently sought advice from an unlikely source as South Africa went into full swing with their preparations for the tour by the British and Irish Lions. Stephen Nell writes
Feb 13, 2009: "Firmly implanted in Welsh folk-memory are the numerous occasions when conditions at the old Arms Park ground were all but impossible." Huw Richards writes
Six Nations Championship
Feb 12, 2009: Has Captain Courageous disappeared under the weight of the task he has inherited?
Wales v England, Six Nations Championship, February 14
Feb 11, 2009: The last two Wales v England matches in Cardiff suggest this Saturday's tumultuous clash between the bitterest of rugby enemies (sorry, Scotland) will be fairly close with the Welsh coming out on top
Feb 6, 2009: "Can Declan Kidney add those few missing ingredients and net the Irish their first title since 1985?" Peter Martin writes
Feb 6, 2009: "Saturday's meeting between Ireland and France at Croke Park will mark the 100th anniversary of their first meeting." Huw Richards writes
Six Nations Championship Preview
Feb 5, 2009: "It ought to be a fairly predictable tournament but this is the Six Nations and nothing ever goes completely to form." John Taylor previews the Six Nations
Six Nations Championship Betting Preview
Feb 4, 2009: Which team is the best bet for this year's Six Nations crown? Simon Cambers offers a betting guide to this year's Championship
Feb 2, 2009: Super 14 is back but which Australian teams are likely to contend for the crown? Keiran Smith writes
Feb 1, 2009: Welcome to the latest edition of Ask John where renowned rugby historian John Griffiths will answer any rugby-related query you have!
Jan 30, 2009: "Anybody who takes them lightly is likely to pay with the loss of Championship points." Huw Richards writes
The East Terrace
Jan 30, 2009: Gloucester hooker Oliver Azam has shocked the entertainment and rugby industries by being nominated for an Oscar at the 2009 Academy Awards.