Six Nations Wk2: England On Top While Dragons Breathe (Fire) Again

by Paul Cook - England remain the only team with a chance of securing a Grand Slam in this year’s tournament after defeating fellow hopefuls Ireland in Dublin. Italy’s loss to a resurgent Scotland ensured that the Red Rose stand as the only undefeated side after two rounds and with two home games from their last three, they appear to have a terrific opportunity to seal their first clean sweep since 2003. France meanwhile, have recorded their worst start in 30 years as they fell at home to Wales, which in turn was the Dragons first test win in nine attempts. After a fast flowing and entertaining opening round, conditions in Northern Europe over the weekend dictated a change of tack as wind and rain combined to cruel most attempts at expansive rugby. Having been unsuccessful in their last four competitive visits to Dublin, E
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