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#Autumn Nations Cup

# autumn-nations-cup - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Rugby referee and role model Nigel Owens whistles new tune as farmer
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Rugby referee and role model Nigel Owens whistles new tune as farmer

Dec 22nd 2020, 11:22 AM 11,985 Views 3 Comments

The Welshman is looking forward to a quieter life away from the international spotlight.

# autumn-nations-cup - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Farrell's sudden-death penalty sees England past remarkable French effort
# Drama
# Drama

Farrell's sudden-death penalty sees England past remarkable French effort

Dec 6th 2020, 4:13 PM 16,703 Views 21 Comments

There was sensational drama at Twickenham in the Autumn Nations Cup final.

The most encouraging passage of attack in Ireland's entire autumn campaign
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

The most encouraging passage of attack in Ireland's entire autumn campaign

Dec 6th 2020, 12:08 PM 28,188 Views 5 Comments

The sequence leading to Duncan Taylor’s yellow card gave us a glimpse of what Ireland are trying to do.

# autumn-nations-cup - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Earls double helps Ireland to end 2020 on a positive note with win over Scotland
# Brace
# Brace

Earls double helps Ireland to end 2020 on a positive note with win over Scotland

Dec 5th 2020, 4:12 PM 36,870 Views 104 Comments

Cian Healy also got on the scoresheet as Andy Farrell’s side claimed third spot in the Autumn Nations Cup.

# autumn-nations-cup - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Sexton returns from injury as O'Sullivan is lined up for debut
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Sexton returns from injury as O'Sullivan is lined up for debut

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 2:14 PM 27,405 Views 69 Comments

Uncapped Eric O’Sullivan has been named on the bench by Andy Farrell for the Scotland match on Saturday

Out-half Van der Walt set for Scotland debut against Ireland on Saturday
# Changes
# Changes

Out-half Van der Walt set for Scotland debut against Ireland on Saturday

Dec 3rd 2020, 12:59 PM 9,713 Views 13 Comments

Gregor Townsend has made six changes to his team for the visit to Dublin.

# autumn-nations-cup - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

'There are people who aren't working or have been laid off. It's sh**ty place to be'
# Pom
# Pom

'There are people who aren't working or have been laid off. It's sh**ty place to be'

Dec 2nd 2020, 1:01 AM 12,031 Views 2 Comments

Peter O’Mahony says rugby players remain in a fortunate position despite contract talks being on hold.

# autumn-nations-cup - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Scotland have ‘grown as a team’ since last Ireland clash
# Getting Better
# Getting Better

Scotland have ‘grown as a team’ since last Ireland clash

Dec 1st 2020, 11:46 PM 3,712 Views 6 Comments

Zander Fagerson is confident the team have improved.

Lowe, Burns and Connors ruled out of Scotland clash but Sexton and Henshaw fit
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Lowe, Burns and Connors ruled out of Scotland clash but Sexton and Henshaw fit

Dec 1st 2020, 10:45 AM 12,830 Views 36 Comments

Keith Earls, Rob Herring, and Conor Murray are all set to be available too.

# autumn-nations-cup - Monday 30 November, 2020

Ireland's clash with Scotland looms as hugely important for the Farrell era
# Pressure
# Pressure

Ireland's clash with Scotland looms as hugely important for the Farrell era

Nov 30th 2020, 7:05 AM 8,193 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland head coach needs to find some answers ahead of the third-place play-off in Dublin.

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland
# Boost
# Boost

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland

Nov 30th 2020, 1:01 AM 7,695 Views 15 Comments

The 35-year-old out-half has been missed by Andy Farrell’s side.

# autumn-nations-cup - Sunday 29 November, 2020

'Not good enough. We didn’t have any courage of our own conviction' - Farrell
# Worries
# Worries

'Not good enough. We didn’t have any courage of our own conviction' - Farrell

Nov 29th 2020, 5:33 PM 11,501 Views 18 Comments

The Ireland head coach was frustrated his team couldn’t kick on after a ‘decent’ first half.

Farrell's lifeless Ireland worryingly poor in Autumn Nations Cup win over Georgia
# Problems
# Problems

Farrell's lifeless Ireland worryingly poor in Autumn Nations Cup win over Georgia

Nov 29th 2020, 3:58 PM 50,190 Views 127 Comments

The home side only managed to score three points in a dire second-half showing.

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Autumn Nations Cup
Live Nov 29th 2020, 1:17 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Autumn Nations Cup

# autumn-nations-cup - Saturday 28 November, 2020

11 debutants feature as France beat Italy to reach Autumn Nations Cup final
# Winning
# Winning

11 debutants feature as France beat Italy to reach Autumn Nations Cup final

Nov 28th 2020, 10:25 PM 8,644 Views 0 Comments

Winger Gabin Villiere celebrated his Test bow as one of five try scorers.

England defeat Wales to secure place in Autumn Nations Cup final
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

England defeat Wales to secure place in Autumn Nations Cup final

Nov 28th 2020, 6:07 PM 17,385 Views 14 Comments

Victory for Eddie Jones’ side means Ireland cannot now reach the inaugural final of the competition.

Ireland still among the world’s best, says Georgia captain Merab Sharikadze
# The Lelos
# The Lelos

Ireland still among the world’s best, says Georgia captain Merab Sharikadze

Nov 28th 2020, 4:02 PM 5,212 Views 0 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side aren’t far off the top level, according to the visitors.

'International rugby can’t wait for you. It makes you start fast'
# Experience
# Experience

'International rugby can’t wait for you. It makes you start fast'

Nov 28th 2020, 9:00 AM 6,553 Views 0 Comments

Keith Earls feels Ireland need to find more composure with their attack.

# autumn-nations-cup - Friday 27 November, 2020

Henderson gets first Ireland start since February as he resumes lineout calling
# Senior PLayer
# Senior PLayer

Henderson gets first Ireland start since February as he resumes lineout calling

Nov 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,249 Views 10 Comments

The 28-year-old has had a frustrating time with injury, suspension, and a medical issue.

'We're glad to grow the playing pool' - Farrell asks for a calmer Ireland
# Depth
# Depth

'We're glad to grow the playing pool' - Farrell asks for a calmer Ireland

Nov 27th 2020, 1:01 AM 5,845 Views 7 Comments

The head coach is excited about the nine changes he has made for Georgia.

# autumn-nations-cup - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Skipper Mamukashvili believes Georgia will be ready for Six Nations in 'a couple of years'
# Dream
# Dream

Skipper Mamukashvili believes Georgia will be ready for Six Nations in 'a couple of years'

Nov 26th 2020, 1:02 PM 6,919 Views 10 Comments

The Georgians travel to face Ireland this weekend, their third of four consecutive fixtures against top-tier opposition.

Burns makes first start at 10 with Daly set for Ireland debut off bench
# Team News
# Team News

Burns makes first start at 10 with Daly set for Ireland debut off bench

Nov 26th 2020, 12:40 PM 32,628 Views 47 Comments

Andy Farrell has made nine changes to his team for the clash with Georgia.

George Ford back in England team for Wales clash
# Playmaker
# Playmaker

George Ford back in England team for Wales clash

Nov 26th 2020, 11:24 AM 5,236 Views 0 Comments

The out-half made his comeback from an Achilles injury as a replacement in last weekend’s win over Ireland.

Munster's Beirne out to give Ireland boss Farrell a selection headache
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

Munster's Beirne out to give Ireland boss Farrell a selection headache

Nov 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,978 Views 12 Comments

The Kildare man hasn’t started over the last two weekends of the Autumn Nations Cup.

# autumn-nations-cup - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

McCloskey impatient to get Ireland career going again with cap number four
# Midfield
# Midfield

McCloskey impatient to get Ireland career going again with cap number four

Nov 25th 2020, 5:19 PM 11,913 Views 19 Comments

The Ulster centre hasn’t played Test rugby since November 2018.

'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan
# Skipper
# Skipper

'It's something I've enjoyed, but Johnny is team captain' - James Ryan

Nov 25th 2020, 3:07 PM 6,778 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old will captain Ireland again this weekend versus Georgia.

# autumn-nations-cup - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Stockdale hoping for return to Ireland XV after first replacement outing
# Autumn Nations Cup
# Autumn Nations Cup

Stockdale hoping for return to Ireland XV after first replacement outing

Nov 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,018 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old scored off the bench against England last weekend.

# autumn-nations-cup - Monday 23 November, 2020

Ireland's new-look combinations learn about top-level Test rugby in Twickenham
# Tough Day
# Tough Day

Ireland's new-look combinations learn about top-level Test rugby in Twickenham

Nov 23rd 2020, 7:41 AM 10,137 Views 15 Comments

The inexperienced halfback pairing didn’t get anything like an armchair ride.

'Maybe I’m just protecting my teammates but I thought it was a lot better'
# Defiant
# Defiant

'Maybe I’m just protecting my teammates but I thought it was a lot better'

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:48 AM 16,837 Views 10 Comments

Conor Murray feels Ireland closed the gap on England despite a fourth consecutive defeat.

# autumn-nations-cup - Sunday 22 November, 2020

'We're in nursery school, Liverpool are doing their PhD at Oxford University'
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

'We're in nursery school, Liverpool are doing their PhD at Oxford University'

Nov 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 14,574 Views 0 Comments

England boss Eddie Jones explained how the Premier League club has inspired them.

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:28 PM 10,352 Views 11 Comments

Stuart Hogg and co. made some costly errors in the closing stages.

England are a better team than Ireland and more work is needed to close the gap
# Second Best
# Second Best

England are a better team than Ireland and more work is needed to close the gap

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 34,328 Views 37 Comments

Andy Farrell and his coaches must remedy the lineout and breakdown issues that hurt them yesterday.

# autumn-nations-cup - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Wales end losing streak with unimpressive win over Georgia
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

Wales end losing streak with unimpressive win over Georgia

Nov 21st 2020, 7:53 PM 11,446 Views 0 Comments

An 18-0 victory has eased some of the pressure on Wayne Pivac.

Farrell hails Ireland's character and points to 'priceless' lessons against England
# Reaction
# Reaction

Farrell hails Ireland's character and points to 'priceless' lessons against England

Nov 21st 2020, 6:33 PM 15,545 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland head coach was positive about his team’s performance in defeat at Twickenham.

England smother the life out of Farrell's Ireland in dominant win at Twickenham
# Familiar Story
# Familiar Story

England smother the life out of Farrell's Ireland in dominant win at Twickenham

Nov 21st 2020, 4:54 PM 57,466 Views 154 Comments

A late Jacob Stockdale try put some gloss on the scoreline but Ireland were a clear second best.

As it happened: England v Ireland, Autumn Nations Cup
Live Nov 21st 2020, 2:18 PM

As it happened: England v Ireland, Autumn Nations Cup

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham
# The Big One
# The Big One

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham

Nov 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 28,013 Views 12 Comments

James Ryan captains Andy Farrell’s side on what feels like a very important occasion for this squad.

# autumn-nations-cup - Friday 20 November, 2020

'We think of all our players as being Irish' - Ireland brush off 'United Nations' jibe
# Residency Rule
# Residency Rule

'We think of all our players as being Irish' - Ireland brush off 'United Nations' jibe

Nov 20th 2020, 9:30 PM 39,434 Views 42 Comments

Assistant coach Richie Murphy pointed out how well integrated foreign-born players have become in Ireland.

Covid-affected Fijians' clash with Scotland cancelled
# Autumn Nations Cup
# Autumn Nations Cup

Covid-affected Fijians' clash with Scotland cancelled

Nov 20th 2020, 12:46 PM 5,262 Views 4 Comments

Twenty-nine members of the Fiji travelling group have tested positive.

# autumn-nations-cup - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Eddie Jones questions Ireland's ability to bring 'dominant' display to Twickenham
# Keeping Up With Jones
# Keeping Up With Jones

Eddie Jones questions Ireland's ability to bring 'dominant' display to Twickenham

Nov 19th 2020, 3:55 PM 11,201 Views 8 Comments

The English boss has made a point of using Andy Farrell’s own words.

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