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#6 Nations

# 6-nations - Friday 17 March, 2017

Analysis: Ireland Women's intelligent maul key to their Grand Slam shot

Tom Tierney’s side have some clever lineout specialists in their forward pack.

'I think Irish people in general like to be underdogs so it's not a bad position to be in'

Ireland head into tonight’s Grand Slam decider with the odds stacked against them but that’s not deterring Tom Tierney’s side.

Eddie Jones feeling confident as Ireland look to halt 'big brother' England

Joe Schmidt’s men must worry about their top-four ranking status ahead of the World Cup pool draw.

'I feel pressure every game I play for Ireland because I put pressure on myself'

Johnny Sexton will be without his regular halfback partner against England tomorrow.

Murray blow adds to demanding task for Schmidt's Ireland in Dublin

Joe Schmidt was forced into late changes ahead of tomorrow’s clash with England.

We've got the last two tickets around for Ireland v England to give away

Who wants to be there for the big one?

# 6-nations - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Toner a conspicuous absentee as Ryan vows a 'seamless transition' with Henderson

The big Leinster lock has started 36 Tests since Schmidt took charge of Ireland, but makes way for a new combination this weekend.

'He brought this team through' - Eddie Jones praises Leinster coach Lancaster

Jones replaced Stuart Lancaster as England head coach in 2015.

Powerful, 'hard-working' Conway in line to show off skills on debut day

England will likely be the in-form Munster man’s first Test experience.

'If we lost Murray early, we'd be vulnerable': Schmidt explains changes for England

The Kiwi hopes that Rob Kearney won’t be sidelined with his knee injury for long.

Toner dropped, Kearney injured and Marmion replaces Murray

Ireland have lost their influential scrum-half to injury.

Marmion, Payne and Henderson start in Ireland's 6 Nations finale against England

Conor Murray has not recovered from his shoulder injury for the clash with the already-crowned champions.

Billy Vunipola and Anthony Watson in as Eddie Jones names England team to face Ireland

The visitors are aiming to complete a Grand Slam in Dublin.

Analysis: Ireland under pressure to deliver at lineout and maul against England

The close-range failings in the lineout and maul were severely damaging against Wales.

Zebo frustrated by Ireland's inability to exploit space out wide

The Munster man says it’s difficult for him to be a playmaker from the wing.

'It's a cup final, it's winner takes all': Ireland primed for Grand Slam decider against England

Nora Stapleton says ‘it’s about time we get the buzz back’ as Ireland look forward to their biggest game of the Six Nations.

# 6-nations - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Munster's Foley named for Ireland U20 debut against imposing England

The English have been in ominous form so far in this Six Nations.

Big selection decisions for Schmidt with O'Mahony and Payne pushing

There are a wide range of possible combinations for the Ireland head coach to go with against England.

Milestone game for Owens as Howley keeps faith with side that defeated Ireland

Wales have named an unchanged starting 15 for the third successive game.

'Andy will do his job and Owen will do his' - Father and son meet in Dublin

The Ireland defence coach will have to negate the threat of England’s centre this weekend.

'At home against England on St Patrick's Day. There's no better occasion to be playing in'

Ireland U20s are looking forward to a big night under the lights in Donnybrook.

# 6-nations - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Scotland win not ideal preparation for England's Dublin decider, warns Johnson

But the former England captain believes Ireland could be beaten heavily if they’re not at their best.

Ireland intent on keeping focus in-house rather than on English record bid

“We haven’t played to our potential. We want to be able to sit in a changing room and look at each other and be proud of each other and what we can do as a group,” says Sean O’Brien.

'To get experience in those situations is great': Marmion ready to build after impressing in Cardiff

It was a rare opportunity for the scrum-half to show his worth for a extended period on the big stage.

Groin issue makes Keith Earls a doubt for Ireland v England

Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton took a full part in training i Maynooth today.

'There is a lot of X-factor in this group': Carolan ranks U20 team as one of Ireland's best

The head coach singled out Jordan Larmour, Oisin Dowling, Caelan Doris and Fineen Wycherley after outstanding performances in the Six Nations so far.

Peter O'Mahony: Ireland's gameplan hasn't changed, we have the solutions within us

“Guys know that it’s the little things at the weekend that let us down.”

# 6-nations - Monday 13 March, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on whether Ireland are too predictable

The former Ireland head coach believes Joe Schmidt’s side have become too dependent on Johnny Sexton.

Shaun Edwards plays down row over 'harmless' middle-finger gesture during win over Ireland

‘There was nothing in it whatsoever.’

'We're really close, we know we are': POM adamant that fine margins are the only issue for Ireland

The Munster captain insists that he’s been happy to play a supporting role in this Championship.

'It was just me not knowing the rules and obviously we suffered as a result'

Robbie Henshaw put his hand up after being penalised in a promising Irish maul against Wales.

'Stinger' won't keep Murray from facing England, but it's a leg fracture for Tommy Bowe

Fergus McFadden will replace the Ulster wing in Joe Schmidt’s squad.

Punishment may not be over for Scotland as Brown is cited for early tip tackle Poor Turn Of Frase This post contains videos

Punishment may not be over for Scotland as Brown is cited for early tip tackle

England began carving Scotland apart immediately after Brown was sin-binned on Saturday.

Schmidt's attention turns to halting England's Grand Slam bid after Cardiff defeat

‘I really feel we were incredibly close and I know 22-9 does not look like that.’

# 6-nations - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'It’s never ideal losing your 10, but you have to be ready for anything'

Garry Ringrose felt Ireland adapted well to losing Sexton twice, but Joe Schmidt didn’t quite agree.

# 6-nations - Saturday 11 March, 2017

England seal 18th straight win and back-to-back Six Nations by trouncing Scotland

Vern Cotter’s side were demolished at Twickenham.

Peter O'Mahony: plenty of motivation for us ahead of English finale

There’s more than pride at stake for Ireland next weekend.

Four-try France leave Italy with a wooden spoon and no points on the board

Gael FIckou and Virimi Vakatawa were on form to inflict another defeat on Conor O’Shea’s Azzurri.