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From The42 Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors Athletics

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors

A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.

From The42 Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France Indisponible

Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France

Gregor Townsend has added six players to his squad ahead of Saturday’s game in Paris.

From The42 Scotland lose centre Huw Jones for the rest of the Six Nations Blow

Scotland lose centre Huw Jones for the rest of the Six Nations

Stuart Hogg, meanwhile, is likely to miss next weekend’s game in Paris.

From The42 Analysis: How Ireland's defence adapted after harsh English lessons D

Analysis: How Ireland's defence adapted after harsh English lessons

Defence coach Andy Farrell would have been pleased to see his side concede only one try.

From The42 Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women Hurt

Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women

The tighthead prop and blindside flanker were superb in the win over Scotland.

From The42 'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them' U20s

'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them'

Noel McNamara’s Ireland U20s are two from two in the Six Nations.

From The42 Analysis: How did Joey Carbery play after replacing Johnny Sexton? 10

Analysis: How did Joey Carbery play after replacing Johnny Sexton?

The 23-year-old came on for Sexton in the first half of Ireland’s win over Scotland.

From The42 Wilson to miss the rest of the Six Nations as Hogg and Jones await specialist's verdict Licking Wounds

Wilson to miss the rest of the Six Nations as Hogg and Jones await specialist's verdict

Stuart Hogg and Huw Jones have not been definitively ruled out for Scotland but Ryan Wilson’s race is run.

From The42 'One week you're not in and the next week you're starting against Scotland' Grafter

'One week you're not in and the next week you're starting against Scotland'

Quinn Roux delivered a busy performance for Ireland in Edinburgh.

From The42 Schmidt hoping Ireland's challenges are a 'vaccination' for the World Cup Big Picture

Schmidt hoping Ireland's challenges are a 'vaccination' for the World Cup

Injuries forced the Ireland boss to use his wider squad in Scotland last weekend.

From The42 Munster man Farrell keen for opportunity to build on Edinburgh impression Powerful

Munster man Farrell keen for opportunity to build on Edinburgh impression

The 25-year-old was back in a green shirt for the first time in almost a year.

From The42 Ireland still looking for 'fluidity' despite step forward in Scotland Improved

Ireland still looking for 'fluidity' despite step forward in Scotland

Captain Rory Best was pleased with an excellent set-piece outing for his pack.

From The42 Analysis: The latest Joe Schmidt special sees Stockdale scorch past Scots Detail

Analysis: The latest Joe Schmidt special sees Stockdale scorch past Scots

Ireland scored a stunning try on the second phase of a lineout attack in Edinburgh.

From The42 Roux and Farrell earn Schmidt praise as Ireland get 'a rise in temperature' Report Card

Roux and Farrell earn Schmidt praise as Ireland get 'a rise in temperature'

The Ireland head coach was disappointed with his team’s kicking in Edinburgh.

From The42 Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA Head Injury

Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA

The experienced out-half was replaced by Joey Carbery in the first half of the win over Scotland.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland get Six Nations bid going with three-try win in Scotland Job Done

Schmidt's Ireland get Six Nations bid going with three-try win in Scotland

It wasn’t perfect from Rory Best and his team, but Ireland returned to winning ways.

From The42 As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations Liveblog

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations

Ireland secured an imperfect but badly-needed win at Murrayfield.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland bid to get Six Nations campaign up and running in Edinburgh Murrayfield Mission

Schmidt's Ireland bid to get Six Nations campaign up and running in Edinburgh

Rory Best and his team-mates are looking to bounce back from defeat to England.

From The42 Ireland Clubs claim Dalriada Cup after Donnybrook draw with Scotland Donnybrook Fare

Ireland Clubs claim Dalriada Cup after Donnybrook draw with Scotland

Morgan Lennon’s side had a 14-point advantage after last weekend’s victory at Netherdale.

From The42 Ireland U20s impress in Scotland to make it two from two in the Six Nations On A Roll

Ireland U20s impress in Scotland to make it two from two in the Six Nations

Outside centre Liam Turner was man of the match in a three-try win over Scotland.

From The42 Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run Blow

Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run

Meanwhile, Munster boss Johann van Graan is with Ireland in Edinburgh.

From The42 Fired-up Scots look to pile more pain on Schmidt's Ireland and take next step High Winds

Fired-up Scots look to pile more pain on Schmidt's Ireland and take next step

‘If we want to compete and take the next step, it’s games like this you need to win.’

Two years on, Edinburgh bus debacle still a sore spot for Schmidt

‘It’s an incredibly simple route from The Balmoral to Murrayfield. How the policemen got lost will forever be a bit of a mystery for us.’

From The42 'This is a really dangerous game for Ireland because of last weekend' Rugby Weekly

'This is a really dangerous game for Ireland because of last weekend'

Bernard Jackman joined The42 Rugby Weekly to look ahead to a huge Six Nations weekend.

From The42 Intercept specialist Stockdale wary of Russell traps Poacher This post contains videos

Intercept specialist Stockdale wary of Russell traps

‘If he sees you going for it, he’ll let you think you’re going to have it, and then he’ll put the ball past you.’

From The42 Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility Opportunity Knocks

Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility

The Ireland head coach was enthusiastic about the prospect of entering a crucial game without his first choice lock and centres

From The42 Gray and Maitland return from injuries for Scotland's clash with Ireland Edinburgh Gunning

Gray and Maitland return from injuries for Scotland's clash with Ireland

Head coach Gregor Townsend has made four changes from last weekend’s victory over Italy.

From The42 Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers Second Row

Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers

Ireland’s forwards were hammered in the tackle last weekend against England.

From The42 Star winger Miller named to start against Scotland after recovering from horrific leg break The Starters

Star winger Miller named to start against Scotland after recovering from horrific leg break

Adam Griggs’ charges will be hoping to get their first win of the Six Nations this weekend after losing out to England in the first round.

From The42 Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland Changes

Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland

Jack Conan is likely to get the nod at number eight, while Quinn Roux comes into the second row.

From The42 'It was 100% my fault' - Earls keen to bounce back from England error Review

'It was 100% my fault' - Earls keen to bounce back from England error

The Ireland wing is back in full training after a hip injury forced him off last weekend.

From The42 Roux set to step up for Ireland in 'must-win' clash with Scotland Lock

Roux set to step up for Ireland in 'must-win' clash with Scotland

The Connacht second row is in line to start after Devin Toner was ruled out.

From The42 'Incredibly hungry' Kilcoyne intent on creating good memories in Murrayfield On The Hunt

'Incredibly hungry' Kilcoyne intent on creating good memories in Murrayfield

The Munster man has had to wait and work before his latest taste of Six Nations rugby.

From The42 'If you don't get it right, we'll get nailed': Accuracy order of the day as Ireland pick themselves up Back On The Horse

'If you don't get it right, we'll get nailed': Accuracy order of the day as Ireland pick themselves up

Defeat to England has Ireland maintaining a tight focus against a team who will be a World Cup rival come September.

From The42 Scotland out to end under-pressure Ireland's 'title dreams', warns Horne Case For Defence

Scotland out to end under-pressure Ireland's 'title dreams', warns Horne

All focus switches to the Murrayfield showdown on Saturday.

From The42 Schmidt's selection calls will be fascinating for 'massive' Scotland clash Decisions

Schmidt's selection calls will be fascinating for 'massive' Scotland clash

Fullback, outside centre, right wing, the back row and second row are all of interest.

From The42 Holland links up with Schmidt's Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash Lock

Holland links up with Schmidt's Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash

The 33-year-old Munster man joins the group after an injury to Devin Toner.

From The42 Slade or something from Stade de France? Pick your favourite try from Six Nations opening weekend Six Of The Best This post contains a poll
From The42 'We were very quiet before the game' - Schmidt looks for response against Scots Bouncing Back

'We were very quiet before the game' - Schmidt looks for response against Scots

The head coach does, however, have confidence that his players can respond strongly against Scotland.

From The42 Ireland hope for more from Murray and Sexton, as well as positive injury news Doubts

Ireland hope for more from Murray and Sexton, as well as positive injury news

CJ Stander, Devin Toner and Keith Earls are all doubts for the Scotland clash.