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#6 Nations

# 6-nations - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Bath back row Mercer one of eight uncapped players in Eddie Jones' England squad

The England head coach has a host of injuries and suspensions to big-name players.

# 6-nations - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Joey jumps in, surprise omissions and more talking points as Ireland name Six Nations squad

Plus Jordan Larmour’s unstoppable rise continues with his 21st birthday still nine months away.

Fergus McFadden and 20-year-old Jordan Larmour included in Ireland squad for Six Nations

There are also deserved recalls for Sean Cronin and Rory Scannell as Joe Schmidt plots the opening rounds of the Six Nations.

# 6-nations - Friday 5 January, 2018

Blow for Scotland and Glasgow as prop Fagerson faces eight weeks sidelined

The tighthead, who started all of last year’s Six Nations fixtures, will hope for a smooth recovery to put himself in contention to face Ireland.

# 6-nations - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Dan Lydiate joins growing list of Welsh injury worries for Six Nations

Sam Warburton and Taulupe Faletau have already been ruled out for the Welsh ahead of the tournament.

# 6-nations - Monday 1 January, 2018

Here's the Ireland team we'd like to start the 2018 Six Nations

The international season is five weeks away, here’s who we’d pick to start in Paris.

# 6-nations - Friday 29 December, 2017

No place for Tuilagi in England squad for pre-Six Nations training camp

Bath prop Beno Obano and Newcastle flanker Gary Graham have received their first call-ups.

# 6-nations - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

France sack head coach Guy Noves as Jacques Brunel takes charge weeks ahead of 6 Nations

Ireland face Les Bleus on the first weekend of the Six Nations in Paris.

# 6-nations - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Clubs reportedly table plan to cut 6 Nations by a week for England and France

The RFU is ‘considering’ a plan to take a rest week out of the Six Nations for English and French clubs.

# 6-nations - Monday 3 April, 2017

Review group to look into France-Wales substitute row

Prop Uini Atonio was replaced, despite telling Wayne Barnes he was not injured but his back was hurting

# 6-nations - Friday 24 March, 2017

France lock Maestri faces hearing over criticism of referee Wayne Barnes

The fall-out from last weekend’s controversial clash in Paris continues.

# 6-nations - Thursday 23 March, 2017

A little moment that underlines Peter O'Mahony's leadership credentials

The Munster back row is a strong candidate to be the next Ireland captain.

Stuart Hogg emulates BOD in winning back-to-back Six Nations player of the year awards Star Performer This post contains videos

Stuart Hogg emulates BOD in winning back-to-back Six Nations player of the year awards

Ireland’s CJ Stander finished second in the public vote.

# 6-nations - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Larmour's outstanding U20 Six Nations shows why Joe Schmidt is a fan

‘You could put Jordan at nine or 10 and he’d probably do as well, he’s just an outstanding player.’

# 6-nations - Monday 20 March, 2017

No action to be taken over alleged bite on George North

The citing commissioner concluded that no act of foul play was carried out.

The42 Rugby Show: derailing England and a mixed Six Nations for Ireland

Lynne Cantwell joined Murrray Kinsella for a live chat.

Analysis: Ireland's winning try against England comes from fitting source

The Irish lineout and maul were superb in victory over Eddie Jones’ side.

Do you agree with our Six Nations team of the tournament?

There are four Irish representatives in the XV.

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Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10

Or be awkward and suggest one from the other 56 in this year’s Championship.

Vunipola intent on celebrating and learning after defeat in Dublin

The Saracens back row also admitted Paul O’Connell had them well warned about Peter O’Mahony’s line-out threat.

Give us your questions for our live review of Ireland's win over England

Former Ireland centre Lynne Cantwell will join Murray Kinsella.

'I’ve never once regretted going to Munster' - Conway gets his Ireland debut

The 25-year-old wing replaced Keith Earls at half time against England last weekend.

Analysis: Jared Payne adds another dimension to Ireland's attack

The Ulsterman showed his attacking quality from fullback against England.

Ireland's Marmion comfortable under 'verbal pressure' from England

The 25-year-old was composed on his second Test start for Joe Schmidt’s side.

# 6-nations - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales

There was also an allegation of a bite on Wales wing George North.

'Thanks for watching' - RTÉ signs off with nostalgic montage as it loses Six Nations rights Goosebumps This post contains videos

'Thanks for watching' - RTÉ signs off with nostalgic montage as it loses Six Nations rights

TV3 will show the tournament from next year.

Aviva standing ovation 'a really special moment' for ferocious Furlong

The crowd on Lansdowne Road showed their appreciation for every player last night, but few got a more rousing response than Wexford’s finest.

'Physically, the girls are beaten up': Hope shines in painful end to Ireland's 6 Nations

Through the pain of St Patrick’s Day Ireland showed promise of a big summer ahead.

Ireland finish on a high but ultimately it's a Six Nations of 'frustration'

Captain Rory Best looked back with regret on the defeat to Scotland in round one.

# 6-nations - Saturday 18 March, 2017

CJ on O'Mahony: 'Throw anything at him, he'll attack it full-on'

The Munster men’s familiarity ensured there was no disruption despite the late back row reshuffle.

'Maybe a leprechaun tackled him': Heaslip injury a stroke of luck for Ireland, says Eddie Jones

“O’Mahony is a fantastic player and those conditions probably suited him better than Heaslip.”

Schmidt puts paid to 'flawed theory' that late O'Mahony inclusion was tactical Pom

Schmidt puts paid to 'flawed theory' that late O'Mahony inclusion was tactical

The Ireland head coach confirmed a hamstring injury for Jamie Heaslip.

Watch: All the highlights as Joe Schmidt's Ireland save their best performance until last Rewind This post contains videos

Watch: All the highlights as Joe Schmidt's Ireland save their best performance until last

It was a Six Nations classic at the Aviva Stadium.

Ireland's composure, O'Mahony's brilliance and Dublin heart

Joe Schmidt’s side finished the Six Nations with their best performance since Chicago.

'We needed to show everyone how much it meant to us and I think we did today'

Peter O’Mahony was heroic in Ireland’s 13-9 win over England.

Player ratings as Ireland brought England's winning streak shuddering to a halt

Is it safe to come out from behind the sofa yet?

Ireland's Six Nations finishes on high as they deny England a Grand Slam

Joe Schmidt’s men were brilliant as they rained on the English parade.

The 100 minute game! France snatch dramatic and controversial win over Wales

The French win means Ireland will be top tier seeds for 2019 Rugby World Cup.

As it happened: Ireland v England, Six Nations

We were at the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side finished their campaign against history-chasing England.

Scotland crush Italy to end Cotter's reign with best Six Nations campaign in 11 years Six Nations This post contains videos

Scotland crush Italy to end Cotter's reign with best Six Nations campaign in 11 years

The hosts ran out 29-0 winners at Murrayfield.

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