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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham

Ireland’s record in London since 2010 could even make a lack of experience an advantage.

Confidence in Ireland squad kept in check by Schmidt's 'motivational fear'

Sean Cronin isn’t going to argue against the notion that Joe Schmidt is the best coach in the game right now.

Ankle keeps Kearney out of Ireland session, but Healy and Sexton in full training

Cian Healy and Johnny Sexton got through their respective extra work in the scrum and goal-kicking on top of the field session.

'We'll have three days of training and then Toulon': Ireland ambition puts the squeeze on provinces

The European quarter-finals will come hot on the heels of Saturday’s Six Nations finale.

Be part of the audience for The42 Six Nations Show Live: England v Ireland

Murray Kinsella, Gavan Casey and special guest Mike McCarthy will be previewing Joe Schmidt’s Grand Slam bid.

Analysis: Joe Schmidt's creative ability shines through on Ireland's power play

Ireland produced a detailed three-phase set-piece attack to score against Scotland last weekend.

'Jack has taken his opportunity. He has been a huge bonus for us'

Munster and UCC number eight Jack O’Sullivan has been outstanding for the Ireland U20s.

'He said 'Josh you're good at this'': Sage advice keeping Van der Flier positive on road to recovery

The Leinster flanker injured his ACL on the opening day of the Six Nations and admits a wince at the brilliant performances of Dan Leavy in his absence.

'A week you dream of': Watching on as an U20 in '09, Conor Murray is ready to fulfill Grand ambition

The scrum-half watched Rory Best and Rob Kearney from a safe distance as they won a Grand Slam nine years ago, this weekend he intends to help them do it again.

# six-nations - Monday 12 March, 2018

Daly a doubt for England as Jones banks 'painful' lessons before facing Ireland

Dylan Hartley looks set to return as he returned to running today.

Analysis: A moment that shows Johnny Sexton's crucial defensive brilliance

The Ireland out-half did superbly to contribute towards Scotland butchering a clear try-scoring chance.

'We can start talking about it now': Murray and Ireland ready to raise performance for Slam bid

Ireland have always maintained they were taking this Championship ‘one game at a time.’ Now that one game carries historical implications.

Ireland move up to second in World Rugby rankings after win over Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men benefited from their win over Scotland and England’s defeat in Paris.

Ireland say Cian Healy suffered 'a stinger-like injury' but will train fully this week

The loosehead prop was treated on the pitch during Ireland’s win over Scotland.

Earls an inspiration to Garry Ringrose as impressive return highlights his class

The 23-year-old centre was excellent for Ireland on his comeback to Test rugby.

'I don't think we turned up': One step forward, two steps back for sloppy Ireland

Adam Griggs says his side didn’t start playing until the final minutes against Scotland, by which stage it was too late to rescue the game.

'The opportunity that exists is really precious' - Schmidt set for Grand Slam shot

There are battered bodies in Ireland’s squad but no one will be letting up this week.

Fierce and frenetic contest leaves Ireland U20s a sniff of Six Nations title

Watching Noel McNamara’s men hasn’t been good for the heart, but they’ve fought long and hard enough to stay in the hunt for silverware.

# six-nations - Sunday 11 March, 2018

England lose two forwards for Twickenham showdown with Ireland

Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes have been ruled out of Saturday’s round five clash.

Wales work their way into second place with laboured bonus point win over Italy

Liam Williams was hooked at half-time by Warren Gatland, who cut a frustrated figure throughout Wales’ five-try win.

Error-strewn Ireland pay the penalty as Scotland end Triple Crown hopes

Adam Griggs’ side were unable to build on the recent wins over Italy and Wales at Donnybrook this afternoon.

Ireland Women aiming to bring offloading style to the fore against Scots

Ciara Griffin and her team were very impressive in their victory over Wales two weekends ago.

Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality

The Kiwi is arguably Ireland’s greatest ever head coach.

Ireland enjoy championship-winning moment but know biggest test yet to come

Rory Best says it would be ‘special’ for every member of the squad to win a Grand Slam in London next week.

# six-nations - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Outstanding Leavy seizing his chance with another big shift in green 7

Outstanding Leavy seizing his chance with another big shift in green

The Leinster flanker is relishing a first visit to Twickenham next weekend.

Townsend rues missed passes, admits Scotland are 'three or four years' behind Ireland

The Scotland head coach says his side need to make sure they’re better the next two times they face Ireland.

Sexton: 'You've got to take these opportunities with both hands when they come'

The experienced out-half recalls O’Gara, O’Connell and O’Driscoll leading Ireland for their 2009 success.

'I lost a lot of friends and coaches along the way so it’s good to give them something back'

CJ Stander understands the significance of winning a Grand Slam at Twickenham.

'History doesn't protect you from the future': Ireland primed for Grand Slam tilt

Joe Schmidt says his side are hugely motivated to complete the job at Twickenham next weekend.

England's title defence falls short as Jones' men slump to defeat in Paris

England suffered a second Six Nations defeat for the first time in eight years as France outfought them on home soil.

Ireland crowned Six Nations champions for the third time in five years

England’s failure in Paris means Joe Schmidt’s men are trophy winners.

Schmidt's Ireland show typically clinical edge from close-range against Scots

The close-range set-pieces were crucial for Ireland as they set up a Grand Slam shot.

Here's how we rated Joe Schmidt's Ireland in the four-try win over Scotland

Kearney, Ringrose and Leavy were all superb at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.

Ireland set up Grand Slam shot as England need BP win to keep Six Nations alive

Eddie Jones’ men must win with a bonus-point in Paris or Ireland will be Six Nations champions.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations

Joe Schmidt’s side hosted Scotland in round four of this year’s championship.

'I don't think Jacob is near his potential. What we're seeing at the moment is exciting'

21-year-old Jacob Stockdale has risen swiftly through the ranks to score eight tries in seven games for Ireland.

Six Nations within Ireland's reach today, but 'if you allow yourself to dream it's not productive time'

All the parts are in place for Ireland to reclaim the title after two years of English dominance.

# six-nations - Friday 9 March, 2018

Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland

The powerful Munster number eight ran in two of Ireland’s four tries.

'Outstanding' Wales are not disrespecting Italy, insists O'Shea

Wales may have made 10 changes for the visit of Italy, but that is not a sign of disrespect according to Conor O’Shea.

'There are people coming from New Zealand and Australia to get their caps'

Niamh Briggs is delighted that over 100 female players will finally be awarded caps for playing for Ireland.