England: Five things we learned v Wales

By Charlie MorganIt’s tempting to splurge on hyperbole. On Sunday, England accomplished a revenge mission and drove away the demons that have haunted them over the past 12 months. Some facets of...

Ireland and Wales drop in IRB rankings

Ireland have fallen to sixth in the IRB rankings despite being on the verge of their first Six Nations title since 2009. Such is Ireland's superior points difference over England, a win over France...

Owen Farrell backs France to ruin Brian O'Driscoll's farewell an

Owen Farrell backs France to ruin Brian O'Driscoll's farewell and hand England the title

Julian Bennetts – Published 10 March 2014 08:09 AMIreland will almost certainly claim the trophy if they win in Paris on Saturday as their points difference is...

Lancaster looks to France for a favour

London – Stuart Lancaster was left looking for a favour from France after his side's 29-18 win over Wales set-up a three-way fight for the Six Nations Championship. England secured a first Triple...

Six Nations set for grand finale

London - In a scenario that will delight organisers, TV executives and armchair fans, the Six Nations championship is set to be decided in the final minutes of the final fixture of next weekend's “Super...

France climb two places in rankings

France climb two places in rankings

France’s late escape against Scotland at Murrayfield has seen them return to fifth in the latest IRB World Rankings, regaining the two places they lost after the defeat by Wales in round three of the...

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

By Katie FieldThe SaintsBrilliant BOD Only one man could head up the Saints list this week – the irrepressible Brian O’Driscoll, who became the world’s most-capped Test player on Saturday when he...

Six Nations Team of the Week - Round 4

Six Nations Team of the Week - Round 4

Published 10 March 2014 09:01 AMIreland, inspired by the departing Brian O'Driscoll, ran in seven tries to bolster their points difference and virtually out their Six Nations faith in...

Marler: Win over Wales has buried ghosts

England's Joe Marler admitted their 29-18 win over Wales helped bury the ghosts of last year's hammering in Cardiff. The 30-3 loss to Wales last season caused the England coaching team to re-evaluate...

Best of the Weekend: England & Ireland prosper in the Six Nations

England stay in the hunt, Ireland move into pole positionTwickenham played host to perhaps the most highly-anticipated game of the 2014 Six Nations, and although England’s winning score line of 29-18...

Welsh Rugby league duo hope for some luck against the Irish - WalesOnline

Welsh Rugby league duo hope for some luck against the Irish - WalesOnline

1 day agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

Newport-born duo Joe Burke and Dalton Grant have played for the same clubs all their lives and on Sunday they hope to top an already memorable career by playing in the same Wales international side for the first time. Wales take on Ireland at the ...

European Championship: France v Wales preview - SkySports

European Championship: France v Wales preview - SkySports

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The 2014 European Championship is one long round of reunions for the veteran Kear, who helped launch Agar's coaching career at Hull in 2004, coached Scotland captain Danny Brough at two Super League clubs and in tandem with Ireland boss Mark ...

Why is Welsh rugby not thriving like Leinster and Munster do in Ireland? Simon ... - WalesOnline

Why is Welsh rugby not thriving like Leinster and Munster do in Ireland? Simon ... - WalesOnline

3 weeks agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

Why is Irish domestic rugby thriving while in Wales, where it's our national game, we struggle for numbers? In search of an answer, I returned on Saturday afternoon to Donnybrook, which was hosting the curtain-raising A-team game between the two Irish ...

Welsh rugby in spotlight again over battle for Pro12 chairmanship - The Guardian

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The regions, with support of representatives from Scotland and Ireland, want Gerald Davies to become the league's chairman, with the former Wales and Lion wing and, up until this summer, Welsh Rugby Union board member, having made it clear to his ...

Huge Irish demand as 2015 World Cup ticket sales break records - Irish Times

Huge Irish demand as 2015 World Cup ticket sales break records - Irish Times

6 days agoby Irish Timeson Google News

In addition to the 950,000 tickets sold in the September sale, 340,000 tickets were sold by England Rugby 2015 to rugby fans through rugby clubs in England and Wales as part of the rugby community programme, while the overall sales figure will increase ...

European Championship: Ireland set to field Toole brothers in clash against ... - SkySports

European Championship: Ireland set to field Toole brothers in clash against ... - SkySports

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Aston has also decided to recall veteran centre Stuart Littler, a former Ireland captain who is set to win his 16th cap at Tallaght Stadium. Scotland coach Steve McCormack was forced to make change to the team that beat Wales 42-18, with uncapped ...

Two full-time Welsh rugby league clubs achievable - John Kear - BBC News

Two full-time Welsh rugby league clubs achievable - John Kear - BBC News

3 weeks agoby BBC Newson Google News

Wales rugby league coach John Kear believes the country can sustain two full-time sides. Ex-England coach Kear will lead Wales for the first time later this month at the European Championship against Scotland, France and Ireland. Kear's squad includes ...

PRO12 Fixtures Confirmed For Rounds 14-17 - Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)

With 23 out of 24 games in these rounds being televised, fans will have a feast of rugby to look forward to over the winter months. Highlights include two Sky Sports double headers - on Saturday, February 21 the round 15 games ... BBC Northern Ireland ...

The greatest half-back partnerships in rugby history: Who is the best dynamic ... - WalesOnline

The greatest half-back partnerships in rugby history: Who is the best dynamic ... - WalesOnline

15 hours agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

The pair are regarded as one of the most exciting half-back partnerships in world rugby although injuries have meant the duo have not featured together for Australia since the victory over Wales in Cardiff last November. But how do they compare with ...

'World-class' Cheika will transform Wallabies, Smith warns Ireland - Irish Independent

'World-class' Cheika will transform Wallabies, Smith warns Ireland - Irish Independent

Munster will be in Newport playing the Dragons the night before the Ireland game against the Wallabies but Smith's primary concern now is tomorrow's game in Wales against Cardiff Blues. The centre has settled in well and seven starts and one appearance ...

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