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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Keith Earls' tap tackle was one of the moments of Ireland's Grand Slam match

The Ireland wing recovered brilliantly to take down Elliot Daly early in the second half.

'Congratulations to Ireland... they deserve that, but they'll know they were a little bit lucky as well'

The Wales head coach spoke after their win over France.

It wasn't easy, but we found space for a few non-Grand Slam winners in our Team of the Championship

Who is a must-have in your best XV of the past 15 matches?

Aviva Stadium homecoming for Grand Slam winners cancelled due to snowfall

Adverse weather conditions means the free-entry event due to take place at 4.30pm has been cancelled.

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try

The Ireland head coach kept back this play for three years before it worked beautifully to help win a Grand Slam.

The influential Keith Earls finally gets the reward his brilliance deserves

The 30-year-old was outstanding throughout Ireland’s Grand Slam success.

Future is bright as Schmidt's Ireland look towards building on Grand Slam success

The Ireland boss was ‘proud of how some guys got thrown in there and survived.’

'The biggest highlight of my career': Best joins O'Driscoll and Mullen in Ireland's elite club

Ireland captain says this team are ‘greedy’ and want to build on the Grand Slam win.

# six-nations - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Irish and Six Nations records look easy as Stockdale continually looks to the next step

The 21-year-old has set a new bar for Irish tries in a single season.

'We fear no team in the world and we've proven on our day we can compete with the best'

Rob Kearney produced another vintage performance on the big stage.

'If they had been a bit more injured, it would've been safer in the changing room!'

Ireland’s players soaked up every moment of their Grand Slam success.

'We wanted to play with a bigger dead-ball area' - England plan backfires

England’s decision to make the in-goal area longer made a difference in the end.

England slip to worst finish since 1987 in final Six Nations table

Wales and Scotland claimed narrow wins to edge their way up the standings.

'Johnny just didn't want to do it the same way as ROG': Schmidt hails old heads in clinical win

There was a lot of second half work to do, but Ireland put the winning scores on the board nice and early in Twickenham.

The day of days - 20 pictures from Ireland's Grand Slam celebrations

There was a lot of emotion as the players celebrated a remarkable achievement with their families.

Aviva Stadium to host homecoming celebration for Ireland squad on Sunday

Tickets are free and can be purchased online.

Schmidt seals status as Ireland's greatest ever coach with Grand Slam success

The Ireland head coach’s class told once again as his side delivered a controlled performance.

'Joe came up with the move': Furlong on his fantastic hands to set up slick Stander try

126 kilos and still capable of the lightest of touches.

How we rated Ireland's Grand Slam winners on a historic day at Twickenham

Kearney, Ringrose, Ryan, Furlong and Leavy were all superb.

Ireland make history as Schmidt's men claim glorious Grand Slam in London

Joe Schmidt’s side matched the achievements of 1948 and 2009 in convincing style.

Jacob's Cracker: The moment of brilliance when Stockdale made Six Nations history Magnificent Seven This post contains videos

Jacob's Cracker: The moment of brilliance when Stockdale made Six Nations history

Four and a half games played, a magnificent seven tries scored.

Watch: Three first-half tries give Ireland the dream start at Twickenham Out Of The Blocks This post contains videos

Watch: Three first-half tries give Ireland the dream start at Twickenham

Ringrose, Stander and Stockdale all crossed.

Laidlaw's late penalty denies Conor O'Shea's Italy as Scotland end on a high

Italy finish with the wooden spoon.

As it happened: England v Ireland, Grand Slam decider

We went minute-by-minute through Ireland’s St Patrick’s Day bid for glory in Twickenham.

'Send us again into a dream land': TV3's Grand Slam tilt promo is spine-tingling Grand Slam Saturday This post contains videos

Ireland's momentum brings belief for their Grand Slam shot in London

An intriguing mental and tactical battle lies ahead against an England team fighting for their lives.

Mentor and apprentice: Ringrose relishing battle with former team-mate Te'o

The 23-year-old will be the centre of attention at Twickenham later as he hopes to help Ireland to a third ever Grand Slam success.

# six-nations - Friday 16 March, 2018

Ireland have no answer to reigning champions as Six Nations campaign ends with third defeat

Adan Griggs’ side fell to England on Friday evening as Ireland’s Six Nations campaign came to a close.

'We're under no illusion of what it means to the country, our families and where we’re from'

Tadhg Furlong is primed and ready to go for an individual battle with two of his Lions team-mates tomorrow.

'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!'

Rory Best and the senior players have an important role to play with Ireland’s young guns.

'He's apologised and Eddie's been Eddie... there's been no change in his demeanour'

England have been more focused on fixing their breakdown problems than the high-profile build-up.

Premature celebrations, dormant quality and harsh lessons: Slambush roles reversed for Ireland Slambusters This post contains videos

Premature celebrations, dormant quality and harsh lessons: Slambush roles reversed for Ireland

We spoke with two Englishmen familar with the difficulties of the final hurdle in a Grand Slam chase about what can go wrong.

Swapping basketball for rugby and drawing inspiration from Special Olympics to pursue nursing

Aoife McDermott has been named to start in Ireland’s last Six Nations game of the 2018 campaign.

Passion and emotion key but Schmidt knows Ireland will need luck at Twickenham

The head coach is fully aware a good performance from his side will guarantee nothing on Saturday.

Schmidt hopes powerful Henderson can be one of Ireland's 'go-to guys' after recall

The Ulster second row is back in the starting XV for England at the expense of Devin Toner.

# six-nations - Thursday 15 March, 2018

A face in the crowd in '09, this time James Ryan is in the thick of Grand Slam push

The Leinster lock has seemed destined for an Ireland jersey for most of the nine years since he watched an epic Grand Slam decider in Cardiff.

World Rugby stand Van der Westhuizen down for England-Ireland clash

The South African official was due to be assistant referee at Twickenham on Saturday.

3-0 would do: Schmidt ready to accept boring badge if it comes with a Slam

‘I don’t think we would be uninspired by a 3-0 victory, because we know what’s at stake.’

Changing locks, Schmidt's bench power and more Ireland team talking points

Meanwhile, it’s all change for England.

Schmidt 'surprised' to see Van der Westhuizen in England camp, but stands by assistant ref's integrity

The South African will run the line at Twickenham on Saturday despite aiding England’s preparations this week.