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...

BBC Wales and S4C announce new deal to cover Pro 12 rugby - BBC News

BBC Wales and S4C announce new deal to cover Pro 12 rugby - BBC News

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The Pro 12 is contested by teams from Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Italy. "We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with BBC Wales and S4C," said John Feehan, chief executive of Pro12 Rugby. "We look forward to growing our competition with all ...

Rugby Sevens - BBC Sport

Rugby Sevens - BBC Sport

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Georgia Davies posted a Welsh record in winning silver in the women's 100m backstroke. Speaking to BBC Sport, she says: "I've finally broken my personal best from three years ago, but I messed up my finish so I'm sure my coach will have something to ...

Scarlets coach Simon Easterby quits region to become Ireland forwards coach - WalesOnline

Scarlets coach Simon Easterby quits region to become Ireland forwards coach - WalesOnline

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“It's a huge opportunity for me in Ireland and one I am very excited about, but it's been a very emotional decision to leave the Region that has been such a major part of my rugby career. “What makes it easier is the knowledge that we have a strong ...

10 things you NEED to know before the European Rugby Champions Cup and ... - WalesOnline

10 things you NEED to know before the European Rugby Champions Cup and ... - WalesOnline

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EPCR's shareholders are as follows: Federation Francaise de Rugby (FFR), Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR), Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), Rugby Football Union (RFU), Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), Ligue Nationale de ...

Ireland Women 27-7 Wales Women - BBC Sport

Ireland Women 27-7 Wales Women - BBC Sport

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Ireland came from behind before recording a convincing win against Wales as both teams warmed up for the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup. Wales led 7-3 at half-time thanks to an early try through number eight Sioned Harris, following an interception.

Murphy living the dream ahead of World Cup opening game - Irish Examiner

Murphy living the dream ahead of World Cup opening game - Irish Examiner

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Honestly, I'm just a very lucky person,” said Murphy, whose good friend, boxer Katie Taylor, came to watch Ireland's send-off game against Wales in Malahide last week. “You grow up watching your heroes lining up in the green jersey and singing the ...

Cash flow a major worry for US Eagles, but no shortage of ambition and ... - Irish Times

Cash flow a major worry for US Eagles, but no shortage of ambition and ... - Irish Times

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Not only do the players have to pay for long flights and accommodation themselves, but even the national squad – who meet Ireland in Paris this Friday on the first day of the 2014 Rugby World Cup – have cash-flow problems. “The players have funded ...

Canadian men's rugby team heads to Europe on November rugby tour - Vancouver Sun

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No. 11 Fiji plays No. 6 Wales and No. 7 France while Samoa takes on No. 4 England and No. 14 Italy. No. 13 Tonga takes on No. 8 Scotland and No. 15 Georgia faces No. 5 Ireland. Canada lost 38-35 to the U.S. and 34-25 to Japan in its other June matches.

Rugby Sevens - Men's classifications - BBC Sport

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Northern Ireland's Martyn Irvine is not one of them after the lactic caught up with him and he slipped back into the pack. A couple of riders have attempted to break off the front and get round to join the one-lap-up club. Wales' Owain Doull and ...

Rugby Union: Bedford Blues learn possible Welsh opponents in British & Irish Cup - Bedfordshire News

Rugby Union: Bedford Blues learn possible Welsh opponents in British & Irish Cup - Bedfordshire News

Bedford Blues' fixture list for the 2014/15 season is nearly complete after the draw to determine which British & Irish Cup pools Welsh sides will play in was made. Mike Rayer's outfit already know that they will face Championship rivals London ...

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