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Logistical headache for Six Nations bosses over coronavirus postponements

Logistical headache for Six Nations bosses over coronavirus postponements

The game between Ireland and Italy has already been called off next week.

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England wing Anthony Watson on mend after calf injury ahead of Wales clash

England wing Anthony Watson on mend after calf injury ahead of Wales clash

The Bath player has not featured so far in this year’s Six Nations.

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Ferreira hopes Carbery injury timeline remains same despite second surgery

Ferreira hopes Carbery injury timeline remains same despite second surgery

It was a miserable day of injury news for Cian Healy and Joey Carbery, yesterday, as the duo suffered set-backs.

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Dooley: England’s Saracens’ stars proved their worth

Dooley: England’s Saracens’ stars proved their worth

After watching England’s Saracens stars bully Ireland last Sunday, Peter Dooley says Leinster will have to front up physically if they are to keep their European Champions Cup hopes alive.

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Cian Healy ruled out of final Six Nations games due to hip injury

Cian Healy ruled out of final Six Nations games due to hip injury

The injury denies Healy the chance to become Ireland's sixth player to reach 100 caps in this Six Nations campaign.

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Wales wing Josh Adams ruled out of rest of Six Nations with ankle injury

Wales wing Josh Adams ruled out of rest of Six Nations with ankle injury

The 24-year-old is expected to be out of action for around 12 weeks.

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Ireland boss Andy Farrell coy on prospect of changes for Italy clash

Ireland boss Andy Farrell coy on prospect of changes for Italy clash

Credit for that lies in part with the Irishmen who re-energised their team, which had been overrun before half-time, trailing 17-0 at the break.

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Andy Farrell confident Ireland can still win Six Nations crown

Andy Farrell confident Ireland can still win Six Nations crown

Andy Farrell is unequivocal in his belief Ireland can still find a way to win this year’s Six Nations, but there remain several other questions about his squad he will have to address in the coming days.

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Equity firm ‘plotting an ambitious reshaping of global rugby’

Equity firm ‘plotting an ambitious reshaping of global rugby’

The Financial Times has reported that CVC is “plotting an ambitious reshaping of global rugby” that started with the 2018 acquisition of a 27% holding in England’s Premiership Rugby.

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Mako Vunipola set to miss Wales game but Anthony Watson could return for England

Mako Vunipola set to miss Wales game but Anthony Watson could return for England

Vunipola is in Tonga for family reasons while Watson is fighting to overcome a calf problem.

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Sunday Bloody Sunday: Here's how the English media reacted to beating Ireland

Sunday Bloody Sunday: Here's how the English media reacted to beating Ireland

The English papers were chock-full of U2 puns as they revelled in what The Telegraph termed "redemption day".

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Ankle jab made ‘big difference’ against Ireland, says England’s Courtney Lawes

Ankle jab made ‘big difference’ against Ireland, says England’s Courtney Lawes

Lawes played a starring role at Twickenham on his 31st birthday.

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Two steps forward and now one leap back for the Farrell project

Two steps forward and now one leap back for the Farrell project

Eddie Jones was understandably pleased as he emerged from a trying week having engineered the platform for a powerhouse England performance to which Ireland could find no answer.

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Farrell: Ireland still in silverware hunt

Farrell: Ireland still in silverware hunt

Last night, Andy Farrell said Ireland were still chasing the 2020 Guinness Six Nations title, despite their humbling defeat to England at Twickenham.

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Conway: We just got beaten by a better team

Conway: We just got beaten by a better team

It is not the first time in recent memory that Ireland’s players have been asked to explain a costly sluggish start against a more physical England side but both Andrew Conway and Keith Earls were prepared to say this was a blip from which they can rebound.

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Donal Lenihan: Losing by 12 a minor miracle

Donal Lenihan: Losing by 12 a minor miracle

THE journey takes less than a minute but it’s the moment you know you’ve arrived at one of the best arenas in world rugby.

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'We were made to look a bit silly' - Johnny Sexton sums up Ireland's performance against England

'We were made to look a bit silly' - Johnny Sexton sums up Ireland's performance against England

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton had no excuses for his team’s below-par showing as England powered their way to a 24-12 Guinness Six Nations victory today.

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England return to form as Ireland pay for mistakes

England return to form as Ireland pay for mistakes

George Ford and Elliot Daly poached tries that propelled title-chasing England out of sight.

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Game in 60 seconds: England dominate Ireland at Twickenham

Game in 60 seconds: England dominate Ireland at Twickenham

The key moment, talking point and key man from Ireland's defeat to England

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Despite big defeat, Griffin says Ireland closing gap on England

Despite big defeat, Griffin says Ireland closing gap on England

Despite suffering a heavy defeat to Six Nations holders England at Castle Park, Doncaster, captain Ciara Griffin insists the Ireland women’s team are closing the gap to the Red Roses.

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France remain on course for Six Nations Grand Slam after beating Wales in Cardiff

France remain on course for Six Nations Grand Slam after beating Wales in Cardiff

Former Wales defence coach Edwards watched France claim a deserved win.

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Hogg leads by example as Scotland beat Italy

Hogg leads by example as Scotland beat Italy

The Scots claimed their first win of their Six Nations campaign.

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'It means the world to me' - Devin Toner back in Ireland XV for Six Nations clash with England

'It means the world to me' - Devin Toner back in Ireland XV for Six Nations clash with England

Devin Toner said being back in the Ireland starting line-up for Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with England at Twickenham means the world to him following his omission from the 2019 World Cup squad.

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Sexton demands step up from 2018 Grand Slam performance

Sexton demands step up from 2018 Grand Slam performance

Johnny Sexton threw down the gauntlet to his Ireland team ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Twickenham, saying they will need to play even better there this time than in their Grand Slam-winning victory of 2018.

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Toner’s promotion won’t disrupt Irish lineout

Toner’s promotion won’t disrupt Irish lineout

Ireland’s management has insisted the team will not miss a beat despite the late change to the pack for tomorrow’s Twickenham showdown.

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Ireland U20s clinch Triple Crown with superb win over England

Ireland U20s clinch Triple Crown with superb win over England

Ireland nailed the first of three possible Triple Crown successes this weekend when Noel McNamara’s side produced their best display of the campaign to oust England at Franklin’s Garden.

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Sexton admires the Farrells' ability to set aside father-son relationship

Sexton admires the Farrells' ability to set aside father-son relationship

Andy and Owen Farrell will be in opposite camps on Sunday.

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Devin Toner's reintegration now total after World Cup blow

Devin Toner's reintegration now total after World Cup blow

The big second row's international career appeared to be all but over when Joe Schmidt cut him loose from the Ireland squad that would travel to Japan for the World Cup but he starts for the first time in six months for his country on Sunday against England in Twickenham.

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Talking points ahead of Scotland’s Six Nations match with Italy

Talking points ahead of Scotland’s Six Nations match with Italy

The sides face each other in Rome on Saturday.

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Iain Henderson ruled out of Ireland team for family reasons

Iain Henderson ruled out of Ireland team for family reasons

Ireland have been forced into a late change ahead of Sunday's Guinness Six Nations match against England at Twickenham.

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5 talking points ahead of Wales’ Six Nations clash with France

5 talking points ahead of Wales’ Six Nations clash with France

Les Bleus are unbeaten in this year’s tournament ahead of their trip to Cardiff.

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Adam Griggs makes two changes to Ireland's women's team for England clash

Adam Griggs makes two changes to Ireland's women's team for England clash

Ireland's women's coach Adam Griggs has made two changes for their match against England in Doncaster on Sunday.

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Manu Tuilagi to start against Ireland; Eddie Jones reshuffles England back three

Manu Tuilagi to start against Ireland; Eddie Jones reshuffles England back three

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his starting 15 to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

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Vakatawa returns to France XV for Wales clash

Vakatawa returns to France XV for Wales clash

Gael Fickou moves to the wing, where he replaces the injured Vincent Rattez.

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Pivac wants Wales to make record-breaking experience count against France

Pivac wants Wales to make record-breaking experience count against France

Wales will field the most capped team in Six Nations history on Saturday.

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Eddie Jones apologises after making ‘half-Asian’ joke in press conference

Eddie Jones apologises after making ‘half-Asian’ joke in press conference

The England coach said: “Maybe we all look the same”.

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England facing issues at prop as Beno Obano returns to training squad

England facing issues at prop as Beno Obano returns to training squad

Either Joe Marler or Ellis Genge have become a doubt for the Ireland match.

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Andy Farrell defends Tadhg Furlong's scrum approach

Andy Farrell defends Tadhg Furlong's scrum approach

Andy Farrell has dismissed Welsh claims Tadhg Furlong is an illegal scrummager, launching a strong defence of the Ireland tighthead prop.

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Gareth Davies and Ross Moriarty start for Wales against France

Gareth Davies and Ross Moriarty start for Wales against France

Both players were replacements during the 24-14 defeat at Ireland in round two.

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Farrell does not bear grudge over departure from England coaching staff

Farrell does not bear grudge over departure from England coaching staff

The Ireland head coach left Twickenham shortly after Eddie Jones took over from Stuart Lancaster.

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McInally, Toolis and Harris named in Scotland team to face Italy

McInally, Toolis and Harris named in Scotland team to face Italy

Coach Gregor Townsend has been impressed with the trio.

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U2 star Bono talks to Irish rugby team about 'what it means to be Irish and what's special about it'

U2 star Bono talks to Irish rugby team about 'what it means to be Irish and what's special about it'

Bono's voice has bewitched millions of people the world over across four decades now but none seem to have been so rapt as the Irish rugby players who hung on his every word this week.

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England’s Manu Tuilagi and Henry Slade winning fitness battles for Ireland match

England’s Manu Tuilagi and Henry Slade winning fitness battles for Ireland match

The pair had been struggling with respective groin and ankle issues.

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Caelan Doris on bench in unchanged Ireland side for England clash

Caelan Doris on bench in unchanged Ireland side for England clash

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named an unchanged team to take on England at Twickenham on Sunday.

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Aki: Ireland must bring 'A' game to avoid more Twickenham bad memories

Aki: Ireland must bring 'A' game to avoid more Twickenham bad memories

Bundee Aki believes Ireland are going to have to bring their 'A' game to Twickenham on Sunday if they are to continue their winning start to the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.

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Wales accuse Ireland of illegal scrum technique

Wales accuse Ireland of illegal scrum technique

Wales picked out Tadhg Furlong for special criticism.

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Brian O’Driscoll criticises England boss Eddie Jones for ‘scaremongering’

Brian O’Driscoll criticises England boss Eddie Jones for ‘scaremongering’

Jones was widely ridiculed after his threat to face France with “absolute brutality” was met with a below-par 24-17 defeat in Paris.

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Mako Vunipola misses England’s match against Ireland for family reasons

Mako Vunipola misses England’s match against Ireland for family reasons

Beno Obano called up for Six Nations match against Ireland on Sunday.

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Rory Best: 'Too many good players for Ireland not to be successful'

Rory Best: 'Too many good players for Ireland not to be successful'

Ireland target a Triple Crown on Sunday at Twickenham against England, as they bid to maintain their perfect record in the tournament.

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Andy Farrell names 36-man Ireland squad for England clash

Andy Farrell names 36-man Ireland squad for England clash

The head coach retained 23 players for a two-day camp in Cork last week, while 13 others returned were released back to their provinces to get game-time.

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