Ireland v England - Three key battles

1 hour ago by Irish Independent

Old rivals Ireland and England renew acquaintances in a game that will have a huge say in the destination of the championship. Here are three key battles that will take place this Sunday.

Pietersen sneaks Cheetahs home

1 hour ago by Super Sport.com

A last-minute penalty by Joe Pietersen allowed the Toyota Cheetahs to sneak home 25-24 against the Blues in their Vodacom Super Rugby match in Bloemfontein on Friday night.

Cheetahs edge Bloem thriller

2 hours ago by Rugby 365

The Cheetahs hung on desperately for a thrilling one-point (25-24) Super Rugby win over the Blues in Bloemfontein on Friday. The teams scored three tries each, with Joe Pietersen slotting a penalty...

Blues off to worst start in Super Rugby

2 hours ago by TVNZ New Zealand

Three games, three losses.  The Blues are officially off to their worst start to the Super Rugby season since the competition's inception 19 years ago, courtesy of this morning's 24-25 defeat at the...

As it happened: Blues v Cheetahs

2 hours ago by TVNZ New Zealand

The Blues suffered a 24-25 defeat to the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein this morning.  FULLTIME - BLU 24-25 CHEThe Blues regained the short restart and worked into the attacking 22. Ihaia West had a clean...

Neil Francis: If Dylan Hartley offends again, his career is over

2 hours ago by Irish Independent

The future of rugby bad boy Dylan Hartley is untenable should he produce another moment of madness on the pitch, according to Neil Francis.

Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter upbeat before Bath battle

3 hours ago by The Guardian

• Coach undaunted despite the Chiefs’ poor record• Exeter could climb above Bath into second place• Both sides affected by Six Nations call-ups• Jack Nowell in England side to face Ireland Continue...

Tuks face road test

3 hours ago by Super Sport.com

The table-topping FNB UP-Tuks will be looking for their first away win of the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International when they travel to Potchefstroom to face FNB NWU-Pukke on Monday.

Dublin duels: England’s Six Nations record in Ireland

3 hours ago by The Guardian

From defeat at the hands of hooker Keith Wood to Owen Farrell’s nerves of steel in 2013, how England have fared on Irish soil• Match report: Ireland 6-12 England Continue reading...

Marty Moore: England might lose their discipline, we won't

3 hours ago by Irish Independent

Marty Moore believes Ireland can expose a perceived indiscipline in England's scrum by sticking to their own whiter-than-white principles in Sunday's pivotal RBS 6 Nations showdown.