# six-nations - Thursday 16 March, 2017
The close-range failings in the lineout and maul were severely damaging against Wales.
The Munster man says it’s difficult for him to be a playmaker from the wing.
Nora Stapleton says ‘it’s about time we get the buzz back’ as Ireland look forward to their biggest game of the Six Nations.
# six-nations - Wednesday 15 March, 2017
The English have been in ominous form so far in this Six Nations.
Both teams used the scrum for the right reasons on Friday night.
There are a wide range of possible combinations for the Ireland head coach to go with against England.
Scrum-half Larissa Muldoon replaces Mary Healy in Tom Tierney’s starting team.
Wales have named an unchanged starting 15 for the third successive game.
The Ireland defence coach will have to negate the threat of England’s centre this weekend.
Ireland U20s are looking forward to a big night under the lights in Donnybrook.
# six-nations - Tuesday 14 March, 2017
“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.
Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton took a full part in training i Maynooth today.
The head coach singled out Jordan Larmour, Oisin Dowling, Caelan Doris and Fineen Wycherley after outstanding performances in the Six Nations so far.
# six-nations - Monday 13 March, 2017
The former Ireland head coach believes Joe Schmidt’s side have become too dependent on Johnny Sexton.
‘There was nothing in it whatsoever.’
Robbie Henshaw put his hand up after being penalised in a promising Irish maul against Wales.
England began carving Scotland apart immediately after Brown was sin-binned on Saturday.
It’s England in Dublin this weekend.
‘I really feel we were incredibly close and I know 22-9 does not look like that.’
# six-nations - Sunday 12 March, 2017
George North’s first try on Friday night came straight from a clever Welsh lineout attack.
Garry Ringrose felt Ireland adapted well to losing Sexton twice, but Joe Schmidt didn’t quite agree.
# six-nations - Saturday 11 March, 2017
The U20s suffered a 41-27 defeat in Eirias Park this evening.
Vern Cotter’s side were demolished at Twickenham.
There’s more than pride at stake for Ireland next weekend.
Gael FIckou and Virimi Vakatawa were on form to inflict another defeat on Conor O’Shea’s Azzurri.
We went minute-by-minute as Vern Cotter’s entertaining Scots went to Twickenham in search of a Triple Crown.
Tom Tierney’s side will face off against England in Donnybrook on St Patrick’s Day.
The Ireland captain and hooker was disappointed with some costly lineout failings.
In case you watched the game in the pub.
Wales scored three tries to Ireland’s zero in a 22-9 win.
It will be a difficult day for Wales following a recent tragedy, and Marie Louise Reilly is wary of the opposition.
Joe Schmidt says he won’t be rushing into any knee-jerk changes to his team ahead of the England clash.
# six-nations - Friday 10 March, 2017
Wales had more of the big individual performers on a desperately disappointing night for Ireland.
If you can bear to watch, here are the highlights from Ireland's incredibly frustrating night in Wales
The weekend can only get better from here.
The Ireland captain was ‘bitterly disappointed’ as Ireland’s title hopes took a beating by Wales.
Joe Schmidt’s men were second best at the Principality Stadium.