Another busy day in the rugby union game as France axe players following “inappropriate behaviour” that took place in Edinburgh on Sunday.
What’s on the site
France head coach Jacques Brunel has dropped several players from his squad to face Italy as punishment for their “inappropriate behaviour”. Seven players were reportedly questioned by police after a fight that took place in Edinburgh city centre on Sunday.
Elsewhere on the site we have our post-round quiz on the Six Nations, with 10 questions to answer, and plenty of player moves taking place.
What’s in the news
Northampton Saints have confirmed the signing of wing Taqele Naiyaravoro, who will join from the Waratahs at the end of the season. Cornell du Preez is also on the move as he will join Worcester Warriors ahead of next season. He is one of four players who will depart Edinburgh.
What’s on social media
It seems that TMO decision isn’t going away…
Wales assistant Rob Howley says World Rugby have admitted television match official (TMO) was wrong to rule out Gareth Anscombe ‘try’ against England.
TMO Glenn Newman ruled Anthony Watson beat Anscombe to the ball.
But World Rugby’s Alain Rolland confirmed an error was made. pic.twitter.com/gvciyes4hk
— BBC Sport Wales (@BBCSportWales) February 13, 2018
What’s on TV
The Six Nations takes a break but Super Rugby begins this weekend and Sky Sports are showing the Stormers-Jaguares and Lions-Sharks matches. They also have two games each from the PRO14 and Top 14.
Meanwhile, BT Sport have three matches from the Aviva Premiership with Sale-Saracens, Leicester-Harlequins and Wasps-Exeter all being televised.