RBS 6 Nations Social: From dogs to dabs

Selections, opinions and build-up - it is all in the RBS 6 Nations social. Who is writing, tweeting, posting and sharing? We bring you a full web round-up and the best of social media.

Web round-up

England back Owen Farrell has the drive and desire to go right to the top, says forward coach Steve Borthwick. (Guardian) 

Farrell says he has no time for sentiment as he closes on 50th England cap. (Telegraph) 

​England trained ahead of their Italy RBS 6 Nations clash with help of Jonny Wilkinson - and Eddie Jones' dog. (Telegraph) 

Eddie Jones and England will hope the ‘finishers’ repeat history against Italy. (Guardian)

Centre Jonathan Joseph misses out on England squad for RBS 6 Nations clash against Italy. (Independent)

England head coach Eddie Jones has retained 24 players to prepare for Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations game against Italy. Read more on

A feature on England back Elliot Daly who is described as Mr Perfect...head boy, sportsman, musician. (Daily Mail) 

England forward Maro Itoje says nerves do not 'bother him like they did last year' and adds playing for England feels 'natural now. (Express) 

Italy have changed four for their RBS 6 Nations trip to face England at Twickenham on Sunday. (Sky Sports)

Meanwhile, England Under 20 have made eight changes to their starting line-up for the 2017 Six Nations clash against Italy. Read more on

Social round-up

Former England forward Maggie Alphonsi previews a big game for the Red Roses on Sunday.

The Red Roses reveal their first celebrity crush...from Arnie to Becks.

Joe Marler is primed for Sunday's game against Italy.

There were some very special attendees at England training on Wednesday...including Eddie's pet dog.

And finally....what HAS happened to the dab?