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...

Rugby 2015 World Cup bases decided - Irish Times (blog)

Rugby 2015 World Cup bases decided - Irish Times (blog)

The bases for all of the teams competing at next year's 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales have been completed. Joe Schmidt's Irish side will move venues between each fixture, making use of Celtic Manor in Newport, the FA's centre of excellence ...

RWC 2015: Wales and Ireland set for World Cup warm-up matches - BBC Sport

RWC 2015: Wales and Ireland set for World Cup warm-up matches - BBC Sport

1 week agoby BBC Sporton Google News

Wales and Ireland are set to face each other in two warm-up matches ahead of the 2015 World Cup. The matches are likely to be played in late August and early September 2015 on a home and away basis. Wales will face hosts England, Australia and Fiji ...

Ireland can inspire Wales - Harries - BBC Sport

Ireland can inspire Wales - Harries - BBC Sport

3 weeks agoby BBC Sporton Google News

Number eight Sioned Harries says Wales can take inspiration from Ireland when they meet New Zealand in the Women's Rugby World Cup. Wales will play the Kiwis in a match between the fifth and eighth seeds on 13 August after a 35-3 win over South ...

Australia thumps Wales, Ireland upset New Zealand at Women's Rugby World Cup - Courier Mail

Australia thumps Wales, Ireland upset New Zealand at Women's Rugby World Cup - Courier Mail

3 weeks agoby Courier Mailon Google News

IRELAND have pulled off a major surprise by defeating four-time defending champions New Zealand 17-14 in their women's rugby World Cup pool match at Marcoussis in France. A 70th minute penalty by Ireland's Niamh Briggs was enough to inflict only the ...

Irish mens team have never managed the feat, say Blacks, before tweet is removed - WalesOnline (blog)

Irish mens team have never managed the feat, say Blacks, before tweet is removed - WalesOnline (blog)

New Zealand don't often lose at Rugby World Cup matches. Just as well, because on the rare occasions that they do, controversy inevitably reigns. Remember those claims of food poisoning after Jonah Lomu and co were kept quiet at the 1995 World Cup ...

Five things to watch out for in the new rugby union season - The Guardian

Five things to watch out for in the new rugby union season - The Guardian

9 hours agoby The Guardianon Google News

... of wrangling and the threat of an English/French breakaway, the European clubs have replaced the 24-team Heineken Cup with a 20-team tournament. England supply seven teams, France six with the rest coming from Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.

Andy Howell's Guinness Pro12 verdict: After the politics, the Regions have the ... - WalesOnline

Andy Howell's Guinness Pro12 verdict: After the politics, the Regions have the ... - WalesOnline

7 hours agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

The added jeopardy of qualification for Europe's new Rugby Champions Cup being a whole lot tougher with only one team from Wales, Ireland, Italy and Scotland being assured of a place, will add an edge to fixtures. But it's not just that, Sky coming on ...

Rugby: UAE to bid for RWC Sevens 2018 - The Standard Digital News

According to reports, the International Rugby Board will weight up interest from nations such as England, Fiji, France, Netherlands, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Singapore, Spain, USA and Wales, with official bids to be ...

Match tribute to ex-rugby hero - Southwales Evening Post

Match tribute to ex-rugby hero - Southwales Evening Post

He was capped by Wales in 1957 against Ireland in Cardiff and France in Paris and was on the winning side both times. He was also part of the Llanelli side which broke new ground by travelling behind the Iron Curtain to play in a tournament in Moscow ...

Former Llanelli and Wales prop Henry Morgan from Carmarthen dies - Carmarthen Journal

Former Llanelli and Wales prop Henry Morgan from Carmarthen dies - Carmarthen Journal

A CARMARTHEN rugby player who went on to play prop for Llanelli and Wales has died. Henry Morgan, formerly of ... He was capped by Wales in 1957 against Ireland in Cardiff and France in Paris and was on the winning side both times. He was also part of ...

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