Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 21 February, 2019

#Six Nations

# six-nations - Today’s News

Sexton 'definitely hasn't played enough rugby to be at full tilt yet'

The Ireland out-half has only played twice so far this year and lasted just 23 minutes against Scotland.

Anscombe gets Gatland's out-half nod for Wales' huge clash with England

The Welsh welcome Eddie Jones’ side to Cardiff on Saturday in a Grand Slam eliminator.

Exeter Chiefs duo drafted into England XV for Cardiff showdown with Wales

With Chris Ashton and Mako Vunipola injured, England head coach Eddie Jones has made two changes.

Scotland team to play France shows four changes from Ireland defeat

Stuart Hogg, Huw Jones, Finn Russell and Ryan Wilson all miss out this weekend through injury.

# six-nations - Yesterday’s News

Ireland eager to show efficiency and 'step up a few gears' against Italy

Jack Conan and his team-mates are intent on showing their clinical streak in Rome.

Team-mates can ease pressure on Murray while he rediscovers best form - Murphy

The skills coach also feels Johnny Sexton will continue to play his game, despite the inherent injury threat it brings.

Kathryn Dane handed first Ireland start for Saturday's clash with Italy

Adam Griggs has made one change to his side for the meeting with the Italians in Parma.

# six-nations - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Iain Henderson avoids ban having been cited for incident against Ospreys

The Ulster forward is free to play in Ireland’s remaining Six Nations fixtures.

Farrell included in Ireland squad for Italy trip but no Ringrose, Ruddock or Addison

A 34-man panel has been named ahead of Sunday’s Six Nations match in Rome.

Concussion rules Italy captain Sergio Parisse out of Ireland clash

The talismanic number eight picked up a knock while on club duty with Stade Francais.

Scotland playmaker Russell ruled out of France clash

The Racing 92 out-half will miss Saturday’s game in Paris due to a head injury.

Experienced Clermont duo Parra and Lopez left out in the cold for Scotland clash

The half-backs were replaced during their side’s defeat to England in the second round of the Six Nations.

# six-nations - Monday 18 February, 2019

Iain Henderson cited over incident during Friday's Pro14 clash with Ospreys Hot Water This post contains videos

Iain Henderson cited over incident during Friday's Pro14 clash with Ospreys

Just as he was making his way back to fitness, the Ulster lock faces another spell on the sidelines.

Ruddock ruled out of Italy clash while Leinster's Leavy still sidelined

The blindside flanker has picked up a hamstring injury.

'You want your mates to go well but you have to be a little bit selfish about it'

32-year-old Rob Kearney returned to make a strong impression for Ireland against Scotland in the Six Nations.

# six-nations - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Basketball and hurling behind Moloney as flies Athy flag in U20 Six Nations

The flanker has revelled in the intensity of the Championship as Ireland have pushed their way top of the table.

# six-nations - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'Being over here as a family is special' - Farrell excited to succeed Schmidt

The 43-year-old takes over as Ireland head coach after this year’s World Cup.

# six-nations - Friday 15 February, 2019

Sexton 'ready to go' for Ireland, with Henshaw expected back in training next week

Tadhg Beirne is ‘progressing well’ on his return from injury, according to future head coach Andy Farrell.

# six-nations - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Conor Murray needs to offload Ireland's kicking responsibility to focus on returning to form

This week on The42 Rugby Weekly, Andy and Murray look at Ireland’s kicking habits, and how they are “over-relying” on the scrum-half.

Scotland lose centre Huw Jones for the rest of the Six Nations

Stuart Hogg, meanwhile, is likely to miss next weekend’s game in Paris.

# six-nations - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Analysis: How Ireland's defence adapted after harsh English lessons D

Analysis: How Ireland's defence adapted after harsh English lessons

Defence coach Andy Farrell would have been pleased to see his side concede only one try.

Marmion set for Connacht return ahead of Ireland's trip to Italy

Marmion has shaken off the ankle injury which has hampered him through the early portion of the season.

# six-nations - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Ex-England U20 captain earns call-up to Italy squad ahead of Ireland clash

Callum Braley qualifies for the Azzurri through his Italian grandfather.

Faletau to miss out on return to face Ireland through further arm surgery

The Welsh eight was hopeful of returning for his country’s last two Six Nations fixtures.

Blow for England as Mako Vunipola is ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations

The loosehead prop picked up an injury during England’s destruction of France at Twickenham.

Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women

The tighthead prop and blindside flanker were superb in the win over Scotland.

Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion

The Wales fullback came through symptom-free after contact training with Scarlets last week.

'Conor is a world class player': Van Graan not concerned by Murray's form during Six Nations

The Munster head coach said massive standards are constantly expected of players like Conor Murray.

# six-nations - Monday 11 February, 2019

France players accountable for England 'disaster' - Camille Lopez

It was les Bleus’ heaviest defeat to an English side since 1911.

'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them'

Noel McNamara’s Ireland U20s are two from two in the Six Nations.

Penaud's pearl or an Irish effort? Pick your favourite try of the Six Nations weekend 6 Of The Best This post contains a poll

Penaud's pearl or an Irish effort? Pick your favourite try of the Six Nations weekend

We only found room for one of Jonny May’s scores.

'One of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make': London Irish confirm Sean O'Brien signing

The Tullow Tank has agreed to join London Irish from December.

TV Wrap: O'Gara rises above the bombast to show he's one of the best pundits around

ROG proved his brilliance again over his final weekend on Virgin Media’s Six Nations coverage.

Analysis: How did Joey Carbery play after replacing Johnny Sexton? 10

Analysis: How did Joey Carbery play after replacing Johnny Sexton?

The 23-year-old came on for Sexton in the first half of Ireland’s win over Scotland.

Wilson to miss the rest of the Six Nations as Hogg and Jones await specialist's verdict

Stuart Hogg and Huw Jones have not been definitively ruled out for Scotland but Ryan Wilson’s race is run.

That's a bit more like it: Here's The42's Six Nations Team of the Week

Who shone brightest for you in week two?

'One week you're not in and the next week you're starting against Scotland'

Quinn Roux delivered a busy performance for Ireland in Edinburgh.

Schmidt hoping Ireland's challenges are a 'vaccination' for the World Cup

Injuries forced the Ireland boss to use his wider squad in Scotland last weekend.

# six-nations - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Munster man Farrell keen for opportunity to build on Edinburgh impression

The 25-year-old was back in a green shirt for the first time in almost a year.

Gatland warns no-holds barred as Wales target record

Wales have the chance to win 12 consecutive test matches for the first time in their history when they face England on 23 February.

1 2 3 4 5