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From The42 England captain Farrell emerges as a doubt for massive Ireland clash Concern

England captain Farrell emerges as a doubt for massive Ireland clash

Saracens boss Mark McCall say the out-half will be back in seven to 10 days’ time.

From The42 'It's difficult when you miss out but Ross just needs to focus on playing well' Bouncing Back

'It's difficult when you miss out but Ross just needs to focus on playing well'

Ross Byrne has the chance to produce a big performance for Leinster against Wasps at the end of a disappointing week for the out-half.

From The42 Join The42 for a special Six Nations preview event with Simon Zebo Six Nations

Join The42 for a special Six Nations preview event with Simon Zebo

The Racing 92 man joins Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey in Dublin’s Liberty Hall Theatre.

From The42 Aki insists he's 'a cog in the wheel' as he aims to build on stellar first year of international rugby Gamechanger

Aki insists he's 'a cog in the wheel' as he aims to build on stellar first year of international rugby

And he can feel the spirit of 2016 swelling in Connacht too.

From The42 Eddie Jones ponders converting winger Jack Nowell into openside flanker Hybrid

Eddie Jones ponders converting winger Jack Nowell into openside flanker

‘The next change is you will have players who can play backs and forwards.’

From The42 'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups West Is Best This post contains videos

'A great day for them and a great day for Connacht': Friend salutes international call-ups

The Connacht head coach marvelled over his trio of uncapped players who have been called up for international duty.

From The42 Hartley injured, Farrell captains England squad for 'brutal' Six Nations opener against Ireland 6 Nations

Hartley injured, Farrell captains England squad for 'brutal' Six Nations opener against Ireland

Eddie Jones says Ireland are the best team in the world as he aims to take a first win over Joe Schmidt since 2016.

From The42 Leinster openside Van der Flier in impressive form as Six Nations looms VDF

Leinster openside Van der Flier in impressive form as Six Nations looms

The 25-year-old is looking likely to be wearing Ireland’s seven shirt on 2 February.

From The42 Uncapped Connacht trio rewarded for fine form as Schmidt names Six Nations squad Fresh Faces

Uncapped Connacht trio rewarded for fine form as Schmidt names Six Nations squad

Centre Tom Farrell and half-back pairing Caolin Blade and Jack Carty are in line to earn their first caps this spring.

From The42 'I'd like to think I'm ready for the next step but it's up to the coaches to decide' Centre Of Attention

'I'd like to think I'm ready for the next step but it's up to the coaches to decide'

Tom Farrell is hoping to receive his first Ireland call-up when Joe Schmidt reveals his squad for Ireland’s Grand Slam defence today.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort Prep

Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort

The national squad had a successful camp in Spain before last year’s Grand Slam.

From The42 Connacht revival presents lead contenders to break into Ireland Six Nations squad Ireland's Call

Connacht revival presents lead contenders to break into Ireland Six Nations squad

Joe Schmidt will unveil his squad for the Grand Slam defence tomorrow, but there is precious little room for new faces.

From The42 'He wouldn't let his country down': Friend backs Blade to earn Ireland call Blade Of Glory

'He wouldn't let his country down': Friend backs Blade to earn Ireland call

The Connacht scrum-half has been in outstanding form for his province this season.

From The42 Wasps back row Young recalled, Halfpenny included in Wales Six Nations squad Walking Wounded

Wasps back row Young recalled, Halfpenny included in Wales Six Nations squad

The fullback has not played since November due to concussion issues.

From The42 Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm Unlucky

Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm

The 28-year-old was making his Bath comeback from another broken forearm.

From The42 Cullen provides positive news on Seán O'Brien's fitness ahead of Six Nations Making Progress

Cullen provides positive news on Seán O'Brien's fitness ahead of Six Nations

The flanker is due back from a broken arm in the coming weeks.

From The42 England flanker ruled out of Six Nations after undergoing ankle surgery Treatment Table

England flanker ruled out of Six Nations after undergoing ankle surgery

Sam Underhill suffered the injury while playing for Bath in late December.

From The42 Friend confident scrum-half Marmion will be fit for Ireland's Six Nations defence Making Progress

Friend confident scrum-half Marmion will be fit for Ireland's Six Nations defence

The Connacht nine had ankle surgery in November, but has stepped up his recovery in recent weeks.

From The42 McKinley and uncapped Sisi among Italy's Six Nations squad 6 Nations

McKinley and uncapped Sisi among Italy's Six Nations squad

Conor O’Shea will bring his squad together for training camp on 20 January.

From The42 Toulouse's Ntamack one of five new faces in French training squad for Six Nations Allez!

Toulouse's Ntamack one of five new faces in French training squad for Six Nations

The teenage centre is in line to emulate his father Émile.

From The42 RFU unveil 28 women given full-time professional contracts 15-a-side

RFU unveil 28 women given full-time professional contracts

Simon Middleton announced his 35-strong Six Nations squad today.

From The42 England flanker a possible doubt for Six Nations opener against Ireland Injury Report

England flanker a possible doubt for Six Nations opener against Ireland

Sam Underhill suffered ankle ligament damage in Bath’s Premiership win over Leicester Tigers at the weekend.

From The42 Poll: Who'll win the 2019 Six Nations? Predictions This post contains a poll

Poll: Who'll win the 2019 Six Nations?

Can Ireland Joe Schmidt’s go back-to-back?

From The42 Gatty's Grand Slam glee? Your ridiculously early Six Nations predictions Prognosticating

Gatty's Grand Slam glee? Your ridiculously early Six Nations predictions

Stranger things have happened.

From The42 South African lock available to make France debut in Six Nations Bonjour

South African lock available to make France debut in Six Nations

Pretoria-born Paul Willemse announced today that his French citizenship has been confirmed.

From The42 Conor O'Shea suffers Six Nations blow as Italy wing Bellini is ruled out Ruled Out

Conor O'Shea suffers Six Nations blow as Italy wing Bellini is ruled out

The 24-year-old Zebre wing will be sidelined for four months after undergoing surgery on his shoulder.

From The42 Italy silence cull call with four-try win over Georgia Grudge Match

Italy silence cull call with four-try win over Georgia

Conor O’Shea’s men bounced back from last week’s drubbing against Ireland to beat their closest-ranked rivals.

From The42 World Rugby backs Test shake-up and plan to introduce a 'league of nations' competitions Rugby Revamp

World Rugby backs Test shake-up and plan to introduce a 'league of nations' competitions

The plan would see a 12-team annual competition take place in non-World Cup years.

From The42 Eddie Jones' England bring in experienced John Mitchell as defence coach Mix It Up

Eddie Jones' England bring in experienced John Mitchell as defence coach

The former All Blacks head coach is an intriguing appointment a year out from the World Cup.

From The42 Eight French players dumped from Six Nations squad escape further punishment Party People

Eight French players dumped from Six Nations squad escape further punishment

However, the FFR said that after-match activities will be more tightly controlled from now on.

From The42 Ruthless Celtic wrap up seventh straight title in style by hammering Old Firm rivals Rangers Hail Hail This post contains videos

Ruthless Celtic wrap up seventh straight title in style by hammering Old Firm rivals Rangers

Brendan Rodgers’ Hoops had it all too easy in this afternoon’s derby.

From The42 'It’s an absolute honour' - Stockdale named Six Nations Player of the Championship Record Breaker

'It’s an absolute honour' - Stockdale named Six Nations Player of the Championship

The 21-year-old scored a record-breaking seven tries as Ireland secured a historic third Grand Slam.

From The42 'There needs to be a minimum standard on pitch facilities for an international game' Mud Bath

'There needs to be a minimum standard on pitch facilities for an international game'

We spoke to England international Rachael Burford about some of the key issues in women’s rugby.

From The42 'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks' Succession Plan

'He's someone who could potentially come back and coach the All Blacks'

Joe Schmidt’s plans after 2019 remain uncertain but the All Blacks have been following his success with interest.

From The42 'It was nice to see what it takes to win a Grand Slam': Munster set to benefit from Arnold's Ireland experience Upward Curve

'It was nice to see what it takes to win a Grand Slam': Munster set to benefit from Arnold's Ireland experience

The young centre was a regular in Joe Schmidt’s camp through the Six Nations.

From The42 Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam Player Welfare

Sexton keen on Australia tour and feels Ireland's freshness told in Grand Slam

The Ireland out-half believes the IRFU’s central contracting system is a key strength.

England chiefs give backing to Eddie Jones after worst showing in 31 years

“It’s worth reflecting that Eddie has an 86% win record with England. You don’t become a bad coach or team overnight.”

From The42 The Rugby Show: Rating the Irish Grand Slam winners' performances Analysis

The Rugby Show: Rating the Irish Grand Slam winners' performances

Let us know what you made of the Irish team’s performance over the course of the five games.

From The42 Grand Slam victory the most-watched programme on Irish TV this year Ratings Winner

Grand Slam victory the most-watched programme on Irish TV this year

The Six Nations tie between England and Ireland attracted an average audience of just over 950,000 viewers.

From The42 Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract Captain Fantastic

Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract

The hooker has extended his deal until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

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