# 6-nations - Today’s News
‘I signed for Glasgow and needed to sign for a second term in order to qualify to play for the national side.’
CJ Stander, Jamie Heaslip and Sean O’Brien are a formidable obstacle between the Munster captain and a starting berth against Wales.
# 6-nations - Yesterday’s News
“It all seemed to go fine.”
Eddie O’Sullivan joined Murray Kinsella to look back on an action-packed Six Nations weekend.
Italy brought the clever defensive tactic to another level against England.
The flanker sat out today’s open training session after suffering a head injury on Saturday.
The Calcutta Cup will be a clash of egos in a fortnight’s time.
The weather matched the mood at the Aviva Stadium this morning as Ireland’s focus turns to Wales.
Choosing half-backs was pretty straightforward in round three.
Ireland Women head coach Tom Tierney wasn’t impressed with discussion around the women’s game.
'He's the one who drives what we do': Murray praises Sexton influence as half-backs steer Ireland past France
The duo delivered 16 of Ireland’s 19 points in the win over France.
The 31-year-old made his return from a kidney injury for Ulster yesterday.
# 6-nations - Sunday 26 February, 2017
Best also explained how Ireland’s phase play brought them back into the game.
'We haven't played a game of rugby yet. We might go out and train after this' -- Eddie Jones has jokes
From Trevor Chappell to giving his money back to the RFU, Eddie Jones was very, very keen to make light of Italy’s performance in Twickenham.
Bernard Laporte has stressed the need for change in French rugby.
Eddie Jones’ men are top of the table, but Ireland will hope that points difference comes into play after England missed today’s opportunity to pile scores on the Azzurri.
'I'm the referee, not your coach': Italy's ruck tactic had England perplexed and behind at half-time
England’s on-field decision-makers were left utterly baffled.
Tom Tierney’s side beat visiting France 13-10 at Donnybrook this afternoon.
Lindsay Peat has urged supporters to put the developments of the last week to one side and get behind the team for today’s crucial Six Nations game.
The Welsh will be desperate for a win in Cardiff after their defeat to Scotland yesterday.
Devin Toner called the win over France a quarter-final. So the tasks only get tougher from here on in.
# 6-nations - Saturday 25 February, 2017
The young centre played a vital role for Ireland on a tough night at the Aviva.
Joe Schmidt wasn’t surprised to see Johnny Sexton make an impact on his return from injury.
Ireland’s wings made some important defensive plays, while there were signs of tactical tweaks from Joe Schmidt.
The Irish halfback pairing were superb as Joe Schmidt’s side saw off France on a 19-9 scoreline.
Conor Murray’s first-half try helped Ireland to a 19-9 win at the Aviva Stadium.
Stuart Hogg was superb in the hosts’ 29-13 win.
France have been ‘over anglicised for too long’.
Tommy O’Brien and Caelan Doris also showed their great promise.
The Ireland defence coach is pleased to have Johnny Sexton back in the team.
# 6-nations - Friday 24 February, 2017
Nigel Carolan’s men remain second in the table behind England.
The Ireland out-half has been rather unfortunate against the French in recent years.
Ireland captain Rory Best is back at hooker as Ireland look for another win over France.
The Ireland head coach was frustrated with suggestions his side play an attritional game.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has defended the nature of his team’s attacking tactics.
The 31-year-old is back at out-half in place of Paddy Jackson ahead of tomorrow’s Six Nations clash.
# 6-nations - Thursday 23 February, 2017
Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell are flying to Las Vegas with the sevens squad instead of playing against France on Sunday.
Cast your mind back to that historic day in 2007, the day Ireland hosted England at Croke Park.
The centre will win just his sixth cap this Saturday, but is lapping up every lesson.