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#RBS 6 Nations

Analysing defeat in Cardiff: what are your questions for Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella?
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Analysing defeat in Cardiff: what are your questions for Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella?

Mar 13th 2017, 10:33 AM 10,949 Views 43 Comments

It’s England in Dublin this weekend.

'The hardships you've gone through, the sacrifices...that moment crystallises everything'
# Captain's Log
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# Captain's Log

'The hardships you've gone through, the sacrifices...that moment crystallises everything'

Mar 9th 2017, 9:30 PM 16,441 Views 7 Comments

Rob Saunders was handed the Irish captaincy at 22 – having never played for the senior team before.

'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry'
# Partners
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# Partners

'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry'

Feb 27th 2017, 2:04 PM 6,531 Views 3 Comments

Robbie Henshaw says he’s looking forward to playing Wales under lights.

'I've heard it said by a few English players that some of them felt uneasy before kick-off'
# 10 Years On
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# 10 Years On

'I've heard it said by a few English players that some of them felt uneasy before kick-off'

Feb 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,095 Views 11 Comments

Denis Leamy on ‘getting into the guts’ of Jonny Wilkinson and a ‘perfect day’ in 2007.

'In the changing room you see the guys' eyes welling up - sometimes it's the unspoken stuff'
# 10 Years On
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# 10 Years On

'In the changing room you see the guys' eyes welling up - sometimes it's the unspoken stuff'

Feb 24th 2017, 10:47 AM 6,661 Views 3 Comments

Isaac Boss has special memories of facing England at Croke Park in 2007.

We'll Leave It There So: Sexton fit for France, PieGate ends in tears and all today's sport
# Tuesday
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# Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Sexton fit for France, PieGate ends in tears and all today's sport

Feb 21st 2017, 8:02 PM 10,025 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, a new role for Damien Duff while Dan Carter’s drink-driving has cost dearly.

Ireland face 'nerve-wracking' 6 Nations campaign following Scotland defeat - Kearney
# Fallout
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# Fallout

Ireland face 'nerve-wracking' 6 Nations campaign following Scotland defeat - Kearney

Feb 6th 2017, 3:40 PM 4,602 Views 5 Comments

A second loss in the RBS 6 Nations is not an option, says the Ireland full-back.

WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland
# Scores
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# Scores

WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland

Feb 4th 2017, 5:03 PM 3,697 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign did not get the start that we hoped for today.

'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special'
# BOD
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# BOD

'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special'

Feb 2nd 2017, 11:20 AM 26,096 Views 24 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll has been impressed with Garry Ringrose’s emergence at outside centre.

'I love my country but I'll see where my life takes me': Conor O'Shea on seeking opportunities outside of Ireland
# The Italian Job
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# The Italian Job

'I love my country but I'll see where my life takes me': Conor O'Shea on seeking opportunities outside of Ireland

Apr 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,049 Views 6 Comments

The former Ireland fullback on taking over as Azzurri boss and the prospect of facing his homeland in Rome next year.

'It's a big collision, isn't it?': Mike McCarthy on that hit and his severe concussion
# Against The Head
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# Against The Head

'It's a big collision, isn't it?': Mike McCarthy on that hit and his severe concussion

Apr 2nd 2016, 11:00 AM 10,560 Views 1 Comment

Leinster and Ireland second-row Mike McCarthy is on his way back after that sickening Six Nation’s concussion.

We'll Leave It There So: Aussie set for Irish debut, O'Neill believes in youth and all today's sport
# Friday
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# Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Aussie set for Irish debut, O'Neill believes in youth and all today's sport

Mar 11th 2016, 8:01 PM 19,635 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Rafael Benitez is back in the Premier League while the Irish cricketers are out of the T20 World Cup.

Eddie Jones stirs the pot: 'Sexton's mother and father would be worried about the whiplash'
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Eddie Jones stirs the pot: 'Sexton's mother and father would be worried about the whiplash'

Feb 25th 2016, 1:58 PM 11,107 Views 28 Comments

The England coach has been full of chat ahead of Saturday’s crucial clash at Twickenham.

Meet the Irish rugby team's secret weapon for this weekend's match
# Triple Crown Size
# Triple Crown Size

Meet the Irish rugby team's secret weapon for this weekend's match

Feb 21st 2014, 1:49 PM 11,279 Views 10 Comments

He’s more than willing to answer Ireland’s call.

In pictures: Captains and coaches do their duty at the 6 Nations launch
# Meet And Greet
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# Meet And Greet

In pictures: Captains and coaches do their duty at the 6 Nations launch

Jan 22nd 2014, 3:40 PM 6,638 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what happened when the men and women of six rugby nations met in London today.

As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 17th 2012, 4:52 PM

As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations

As it happened: Wales v France, Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 17th 2012, 2:35 PM

As it happened: Wales v France, Six Nations

Best Ireland ready for England challenge
# Auld Enemy
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# Auld Enemy

Best Ireland ready for England challenge

Mar 14th 2012, 9:59 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

Fresh from leading Ireland to a convincing victory over Scotland, Ulster’s Rory Best anticipates further improvement against England at Twickenham

Kidney announces side to face England
# No Surprises
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# No Surprises

Kidney announces side to face England

Mar 13th 2012, 1:48 PM 2,488 Views 3 Comments

Leinster flanker Sean O’Brien rejoins the pack in anticipation of Ireland’s Six Nations showdown with England at Twickenham.

Best ‘honoured’ to receive captaincy
# Pride
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# Pride

Best ‘honoured’ to receive captaincy

Mar 7th 2012, 7:20 PM 255 Views 0 Comments

Taking the place of Paul O’Connell, Ulster veteran Rory Best will lead the Irish side to face Scotland on Saturday.

As it happened: France v Ireland, Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 4th 2012, 2:50 PM

As it happened: France v Ireland, Six Nations

Strettle rues disallowed try
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Strettle rues disallowed try

Feb 26th 2012, 1:53 PM 737 Views 0 Comments

The winger has vented his frustration in the direction of match officials after the TMO intervened to deny England a crucial try at Twickenham yesterday.

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations From The42
Live Feb 25th 2012, 3:58 PM

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations

Non, merci: Only ‘a few hundred’ take up offer of rescheduled France match
# Six Nations
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# Six Nations

Non, merci: Only ‘a few hundred’ take up offer of rescheduled France match

Feb 22nd 2012, 5:26 PM 4,492 Views 0 Comments

The IRFU has said that it does not expect the thousands that travelled for the postponed Six Nations clash in Paris earlier this month to return for the rescheduled game in March.

Wales plan for Ireland without key duo
# Engage
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# Engage

Wales plan for Ireland without key duo

Jan 25th 2012, 12:21 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

Warren Gatland says prop Gethin Jenkins and fly-half Rhys Priestland are out of the start of the Six Nations campaign.

Tindall out for England as O'Driscoll talks of wrecking Slam
# Six Nations
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# Six Nations

Tindall out for England as O'Driscoll talks of wrecking Slam

Mar 18th 2011, 11:31 AM 147 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s captain says all the pressure is on England, who have only beaten Ireland once in their last eight meetings.

Are Ireland to face future world kings tomorrow?
# French Connection
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# French Connection

Are Ireland to face future world kings tomorrow?

Feb 12th 2011, 8:00 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

After a traumatic autumn, Les Bleus will continue their climb back to the top of the game in Dublin tomorrow.

Five things we learned this weekend
# Different Class
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# Different Class

Five things we learned this weekend

Feb 7th 2011, 4:39 PM 304 Views 0 Comments

Gurning drunks, mangled classic-rock and through-the-legs nonsense from the French. There’s much to take in this Monday.

From Grand Slam to giant slump
# Comment
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# Comment

From Grand Slam to giant slump

Feb 6th 2011, 5:09 PM 388 Views 0 Comments

After an unconvincing performance in their Six Nations opener, Mark Hobbs tries to identify find where it’s going wrong for the 2009 Grand Slam winners.

Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game
# RBS 6 Nations
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# RBS 6 Nations

Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game

Jan 28th 2011, 12:14 PM 4,367 Views 5 Comments

Ospreys physio is not optimistic of winger facing France a week after trip to Italy.

Jerry Flannery facing another frustrating six weeks on the sidelines
# The Hurt Locker
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# The Hurt Locker

Jerry Flannery facing another frustrating six weeks on the sidelines

Jan 5th 2011, 3:18 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

It’s not good news for the Munster hooker after scan.