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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Today’s News

Farrell confirms 36-man Ireland squad ahead of England clash on Sunday

21-year-old Caelan Doris is fit again and back in contention.

'We remember two years ago': England will find right emotional pitch for visit of Ireland, says Ford

‘You don’t want to look too far in the past but if it’s something you can use to get yourself to a higher level then you use it,’ explained the England out-half.

'By the look of it the lads are loving it': Carbery on the Farrell era, rehab and Ireland's chances

The Ireland and Munster out-half has been working hard behind the scenes during his latest injury troubles.

# six-nations - Yesterday’s News

Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations

The 2019 champions suffered a 24-14 defeat at Lansdowne Road last weekend.

# six-nations - Friday 14 February, 2020

England train in front of 10,000 fans at Twickenham ahead of Ireland clash

Eddie Jones’ team have made a mixed start to the Six Nations, losing to France in Paris before overcoming Scotland 13-6.

# six-nations - Thursday 13 February, 2020

‘The English are arrogant. But to be arrogant you have to be good. They’ll beat Ireland’

After two weeks of the tournament, we ask a team of experts to assess how this Six Nations season is going for Ireland.

England dealt fresh injury blow ahead of clash with Ireland

Anthony Watson is out of the Twickenham game and may yet miss the entire Six Nations.

21-year-old Doris back in contention for Ireland ahead of England clash

Head coach Andy Farrell also signalled a clean bill of health for Robbie Henshaw.

# six-nations - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Analysis: The risk-reward of Shaun Edwards' linespeed defence with France

The French have started the Six Nations strongly in defence but there are potential weaknesses to be exploited.

Manu Tuilagi returns to England training camp ahead of Ireland clash

The 28-year-old centre hopes to be fit for the Twickenham encounter in two weekends’ time.

# six-nations - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Scotland got a let-off against England as a little-known law was missed

Stuart Hogg’s long 22-metre drop-out should have provided England with a prime attacking scrum.

More out-half woe for Wales as Williams is ruled out for rest of Six Nations

Wales are already without Gareth Anscombe and Rhys Patchell, while Dan Biggar was forced off in the first half against Ireland.

Analysis: How Ireland Women's attack has driven them to two Six Nations wins

Tougher challenges lie ahead but the early signs have been positive in Donnybrook over the past two weeks.

'This is a different ball game': Ex-Meath captain making her presence felt on international rugby stage

Leinster 20-year-old Judy Bobbett made her Six Nations debut in the Ireland second row on Sunday.

# six-nations - Monday 10 February, 2020

Analysis: Henshaw shines as Ireland's attack shows exciting signs of progress

Attack coach Mike Catt will have been pleased with Ireland’s width, decision-making, and passing.

'If you have a bit of passion about it, then you enjoy it': Andrew Conway feeling the thrill of the chase

The in-form Ireland wing is thoroughly enjoying the process of fine-tuning his fundamentals.

Fractured leg rules France winger out for the rest of the Six Nations

“Finished,” Vincent Rattez wrote on Instagram.

'These standards don’t change for one player': Townsend hits back at Finn Russell

The Scotland head coach took the unusual move of issuing a statement to address his erstwhile out-half’s comments.

Another blow for Scotland as Jonny Gray is ruled out for remainder of Six Nations

The 25-year-old lock suffered a hand injury during Saturday’s defeat to England.

'I just want him back' - Scotland wing Maitland hoping for Russell's return

The fly-half’s international future is in serious doubt after a breakdown in relations with Gregor Townsend.

Farrell releases 13 players back to provinces as 23-man group heads to Cork for camp

Ireland will host an open session in CIT on Thursday.

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TV Wrap - Matt Williams not quite on the same script as Ireland impress against Wales

Mattie took some flak for his comments on another stellar outing for Virgin Media’s rugby panel.

Ireland U20s won't be overawed ahead of clash with seniors and England

Noel McNamara is keen to prep his side to play without the benefit of a supportive home crowd.

Twickenham visit looms for Farrell's Ireland after strong Six Nations start

‘We want to keep the pressure on,’ said the Ireland boss after the win over Wales.

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

'Johnny chaired the meeting and you’re almost clinging onto the words he says'

The Ireland out-half is getting to grips with his new role as the team’s permanent leader.

# six-nations - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Analysis: Andrew Conway delivers a brilliant wing display for Ireland

The 28-year-old Munster man defended well, chased hard and made good decisions.

France hold off Italy comeback to top Six Nations table

Les Bleus have gone two from two in front of their own fans.

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations

A brilliant result for Adam Griggs’ side, who go top of the table.

Russell says he won't return to Scotland set-up until 'big changes' are made

The Racing 92 out-half given his side of the story as his absence from the squad continues.

Analysis: "Murray, give it to me, Murray!" - Ireland show try-scoring edge

Andy Farrell’s side left plenty of room for improvement even as they notched a bonus point.

'An aggressive crowd without manners' - Eddie Jones hits out at Scotland fans

The England head coach was unhappy with incidents that occurred yesterday at Murrayfield.

Weight of the World Cup shaken off as Ireland prove they can entertain

Ireland played with freedom of expression in attack and, whisper it, had a little fun too.

# six-nations - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'This is not the top, we keep going': Deegan ready to work for more after first cap

The Leinster back row earned his international debut as a late replacement.

England return to winning ways against Scotland and reclaim Calcutta Cup

Eddie Jones’ men kept their Six Nations hopes alive after a losing start.

Conway shines for Ireland with outstanding display in win over Wales

The 28-year-old impressed as he won his 20th Test cap.

'Today was good but there is more in us,' says Andy Farrell

The Ireland head coach was thrilled with today’s win but believes bigger tests lie up ahead.

On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in their big win over Wales?

For the second week in a row, CJ Stander got the official man of the match award but this time he had plenty of rivals for that prize. Here are our ratings but tell us what you think.

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales

The Irish attack looked fluid, while they improved up front on a good day for the new head coach.

Jordan Larmour dances his way through three tackles to score Ireland's opening try

Larmour put Andy Farrell’s side into an early lead before Wales struck back.

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