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#RBS Six Nations

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Another Six Nations blow for England as Harlequins confirm Marler leg fracture

The 46-times capped prop joins Mako Vunipola, Billy Vunipola and Chris Robshaw on the sidelines.

# rbs-six-nations - Monday 9 January, 2017

'It was an outstanding 35 seconds': Haskell's long-awaited return short-lived after head collision

The England flanker had been out for seven months after reconstructive surgery.

# rbs-six-nations - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Injury worry for Manu Tuilagi as Saracens see off Leicester

While one England centre hobbled off, another continued to excel.

# rbs-six-nations - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Hartley set for hearing tomorrow over Sean O'Brien strike

England skipper Dylan Hartley will be informed this week how long he will serve in his latest suspension.

# rbs-six-nations - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Lydiate to miss the Six Nations - and probably the Lions tour too

Damage to his anterior cruciate ligament means the Wales flanker will require surgery.

# rbs-six-nations - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Haskell posts positive report after toe surgery that could keep him out until 2017

He even ‘broke his number one rule’ to celebrate.

# rbs-six-nations - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Toe injury rules out England and Wasps star for up to six months

James Haskell could be out until early 2017.

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Early blow for Conor O'Shea as injury forces Andrea Masi into retirement

The versatile back, who was Six Nations Player of the Championship in 2011, won 95 caps for Italy.

# rbs-six-nations - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Hartley finally fit for return after suffering concussion in Six Nations triumph seven weeks ago

It comes as a boost for Northampton Saints in their bid to secure Champions Cup rugby for next season.

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Analysis: Ireland’s scrum boxed clever in a flawless display against Scotland

Jamie Heaslip’s game management ensured constant quick ball for the backline.

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Analysis: Ireland’s first-half scrum woes could have proved even more costly

The scrum settled after the break, but the French pack will provide an even bigger test.

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

’15 years ago today I was on the bare bones of my arse’: Big Jim Hamilton calls it a day

Hamilton retires from test rugby after missing out on the World Cup squad.

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Sky Sports set to miss out on securing Six Nations rights

The BBC and ITV will share coverage of the tournament.

# rbs-six-nations - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Nigel Owens produces refereeing masterclass but that doesn’t stop vile Twitter abuse Man In The Middle This post contains videos

Nigel Owens produces refereeing masterclass but that doesn’t stop vile Twitter abuse

The user’s account has since been suspended and the Tweet deleted.

# rbs-six-nations - Thursday 6 February, 2014

‘Seething’ England unchanged for Scotland challenge

Stuart Lancaster has backed the XV who lost out narrowly in Paris.

# rbs-six-nations - Friday 31 January, 2014

RTÉ’s Six Nations preview features a very special guest

Can you tell who it is yet?

# rbs-six-nations - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Speech stammer won’t stop Kelly Brown leading Scotland’s 6 Nations bid

Ireland face the Scots on the first weekend of the tournament.

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

O’Callaghan backing another ‘special day’ at Twickenham

“The tingles that you got from your first cap don’t change,” according to the veteran Munster man.

# rbs-six-nations - Monday 5 March, 2012

Bad blow: O’Connell and Murray ruled out for rest of Six Nations

The pair now face a race against time if they are to be ready for Munster’s Heineken Cup quarter-final next month.

# rbs-six-nations - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Open thread: how will Ireland do against France this afternoon?

If they are to make it two wins from three, Ireland will have to earn their first win at the Stade de France since 2000.

# rbs-six-nations - Monday 13 February, 2012

Play the game this weekend, urges Eddie O’Sullivan

Six Nations chiefs are expected to make a decision on details for the postponed France-Ireland game today.

# rbs-six-nations - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Open thread: how do you expect Ireland to do against Wales today?

The time for talk from experts, pundits and players talk is almost over. What do you think will happen today in Ballsbridge?

# rbs-six-nations - Friday 3 February, 2012

The Morning Score: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know… apart from the answer to ‘Egan or Ward?’

# rbs-six-nations - Monday 23 January, 2012

Update: Zebo gets the nod for Wolfhounds with Fitzgerald still struggling

Ireland have made a few enforced changes ahead of the senior squad’s training camp and the Wolfhounds game on Saturday.

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Leo Cullen to miss Six Nations championships – reports

Declan Kidney’s side get their Six Nations championship off and running against Wales next month.

# rbs-six-nations - Monday 9 January, 2012

Brian O’Driscoll to pen autobiography with Paul Kimmage

Award-winning writer has signed up to work with Ireland’s talismanic skipper.

# rbs-six-nations - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Masi named Six Nations player of the tournament

Fullback scored twice as Italians upset French but still finished bottom.

The Morning Score: Thursday

The Boys in Green continue their build-up to Saturday night’s game, Larry Tompkins wants pay for managers and Leinster welcome back their international stars.

# rbs-six-nations - Monday 21 March, 2011

Ireland up to fourth in world rankings at expense of defeated English

Win in final Six Nations game ensures Ireland are top northern hemisphere side, according to the IRB.

The Morning Score: Monday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Monday

McCarthy commits to Ireland, Tommy Bowe hails Irish effort and the Ireland’s boxers restore some pride after a tough weekend.

# rbs-six-nations - Sunday 20 March, 2011

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Get the kettle on and warm up the printer – here’s a collection of some of the best writing from the past seven days.

# rbs-six-nations - Saturday 19 March, 2011

Ireland v England: in pictures Six Nations This post contains images

Ireland v England: in pictures

Ireland have beaten England in a memorable game at Lansdowne Road. Here’s the best images from the Six Nations finale.

Ireland v England: as it happened Liveblog This post contains videos

Ireland v England: as it happened

Join us for our final minute-by-minute of the Six Nations championship as England visit Dublin.

# rbs-six-nations - Thursday 17 March, 2011

The weekly YouTube chart: because we lost our TV license to the bookies

Every week we count down the best in online sports video. Cue Led Zepp’s Whole Lotta Love…

# rbs-six-nations - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Hooked: Frankie Sheahan’s team selection verdict

The former Ireland and Munster star runs the rule over Declan Kidney’s side to face England on Saturday.

# rbs-six-nations - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

The Morning Score: Tuesday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Tuesday

We couldn’t sleep last night with Cheltenham getting going today. But we still had to get up for the Morning Score.

# rbs-six-nations - Saturday 12 March, 2011

Ireland lose to Wales: in pictures Six Nations This post contains images

Ireland lose to Wales: in pictures

Ireland lost out to the Welsh in Cardiff as a controversial try is awarded to the hosts.

Minute-by-minute: Six Nations Saturday Liveblog This post contains videos

Minute-by-minute: Six Nations Saturday

Italy have beaten France by one point in a wonderful game in Rome. Keep up-to-date with all the action as Ireland face Wales.

# rbs-six-nations - Friday 11 March, 2011

Experts fancy Irish to come out on top in Wales Six Nations This post contains videos

Experts fancy Irish to come out on top in Wales

Declan Kidney’s men continue preparations for tomorrow’s big game in Cardiff.

# rbs-six-nations - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Hooked: Frankie Sheahan’s verdict on Ireland selection for Welsh showdown

Former Irish international fronts up after Declan Kidney’s team selection earlier.

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