# 6-nations - Today’s News
Fergus McFadden is on Ireland’s bench as Joe Schmidt makes three changes for the trip to Paris.
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# 6-nations - Tuesday 9 February, 2016
The ‘building blocks’ are in place and Ireland will reach for the gears this weekend.
Donnacha Ryan was in a better position than anyone to see every aspect brought to the able by Paul O’Connell.
The trio are expected to train fully on Thursday, but Keith Earls remains a major doubt for Saturday’s trip to Paris.
A key player in last week’s Six Nations win over Scotland, Billy Vunipola has impressed Eddie Jones.
# 6-nations - Monday 8 February, 2016
Having Mike Ross back in training is good news for everybody (unless you’re the lad who has to carry him)
There was nothing light about the entertainment at Leinster’s training ground today.
‘When you come off the pitch in the front five and you’re a bit battered and bruised that’s always a good thing.’
There was the tightest of tight calls at number eight, while we found room for five Irishmen after the draw against Wales.
# 6-nations - Sunday 7 February, 2016
A point dropped, but Ireland have won back-to-back titles with a defeat under their belts.
Jamie Roberts said his side were ‘kicking themselves’ after failing to close the game at 13 – 16.
It’s the first time in Championship history that the sides have shared the spoils.
# 6-nations - Saturday 6 February, 2016
Entering the third of four internationals refereed by Jerome Garces, the new Ireland captain has a clear message at the breakdown.
“Wracked with doubt? Not really, no.”
# 6-nations - Friday 5 February, 2016
Tommy O’Donnell is ready to seize an opportunity he thought was beyond him.
Rob Kearney is expected to join the squad on Tuesday, “at the latest Thursday”.
The head coach explained some of his key selection calls for Sunday’s crunch clash against Wales.
There are some exciting and surprising calls in Schmidt’s first XV of 2016.
The South African-born back row is the only uncapped player in Ireland’s 23 to take on Wales.
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# 6-nations - Tuesday 2 February, 2016
Sean O’Brien will be one of the core squad members aiming to make up for the absence of one of Ireland’s best ever players.
Twelve months on, how good is your memory?
O’Brien and Stander are cut from the same cloth, but the Tullow Tank has no desire to run at the South African.
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# 6-nations - Monday 1 February, 2016
World Rugby say the rankings will encourage more matches to be played.
Winners, wooden spoon or somewhere in between?
The Kiwi is chasing a third straight Championship with Ireland.
# 6-nations - Sunday 31 January, 2016
Ireland’s captain and world player of the year nominee are among the most important components of the squad in this campaign.
# 6-nations - Friday 29 January, 2016
Here’s how Ireland are looking a week out from the Six Nations.
# 6-nations - Thursday 28 January, 2016
Head coach Tom Tierney has included seven uncapped players as Ireland women spread resources across two forms of the game.
Eddie Jones apparently hasn’t got time for action heroes, last or not.
# 6-nations - Wednesday 27 January, 2016
‘I’m not thinking about the Lions,’” says Warren Gatland after reeling off a chunk of the tour itinerary.
The flanker’s healthy mind has helped his body to follow suit after a horrible dislocated hip injury in August.
# 6-nations - Tuesday 26 January, 2016
The Ulster wing hopes Earls can still be his team-mate with Ireland even if he moves to the Premiership.
“The next part of his career is going to be the best part of his career.”
# 6-nations - Monday 25 January, 2016
The Leinster prop picked up the knock at the weekend.
# 6-nations - Friday 22 January, 2016
Hooker Dylan Hartley is relishing being given another chance by Eddie Jones after fearing his England career had come to an end.
# 6-nations - Thursday 21 January, 2016
The out-half reckons it was an easy decision for Joe Schmidt.