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Next Six Nations could be played on a home-and-away basis

Next Six Nations could be played on a home-and-away basis

RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney is making contingency plans if the usual calendar cannot go ahead.

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Six Nations dismiss talk of 'Four Nations'

Six Nations dismiss talk of 'Four Nations'

Six Nations tournament organisers this evening issued a statement to deny a report on a potential ‘contingency plan’ for Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales this autumn.

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Ireland's greatest Six Nations wins to be rebroadcast this weekend

Ireland's greatest Six Nations wins to be rebroadcast this weekend

Historic moments at Croke Park and the Millennium Stadium will be remembered on Thursday and Friday, before a hat-trick of Twickenham triumphs on Saturday, and a Grand Slam Sunday.

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Eddie Jones agrees new deal which commits him to England until 2023

Eddie Jones agrees new deal which commits him to England until 2023

Eddie is now set to become the country’s longest-serving head coach.

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Dan Biggar calls for patience as Wayne Pivac tries to implement attacking style

Dan Biggar calls for patience as Wayne Pivac tries to implement attacking style

Pivac took over from long-serving Warren Gatland in November.

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UK move to block Six Nations going behind a paywall fails

UK move to block Six Nations going behind a paywall fails

Negotiations are taking place for the broadcasting rights of the 2022-24 Six Nations tournaments.

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Neil Back calls on authorities to sort out warped disciplinary system

Neil Back calls on authorities to sort out warped disciplinary system

The former England flanker believes the punishments are ‘out of kilter’.

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Losing momentum in Six Nations is concerning – former Ireland captain Keith Wood

Losing momentum in Six Nations is concerning – former Ireland captain Keith Wood

Keith Wood was Ireland captain in 2001 when his team’s final three games had to be postponed due to the outbreak of foot and mouth.

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George North: ‘The trolls haven’t got a Scooby Doo about what we do’

George North: ‘The trolls haven’t got a Scooby Doo about what we do’

George North has opened up on the abuse he’s received online and Wales’ wing wonder says the Twitter trolls have no idea the damage they cause to players.

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George North reveals extent of social media abuse faced by Wales players

George North reveals extent of social media abuse faced by Wales players

Captain Alun Wyn Jones came under fire from internet trolls after England prop Joe Marler grabbed his genitals.

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Wales’ Six Nations clash with Scotland postponed after U-turn

Wales’ Six Nations clash with Scotland postponed after U-turn

Wales’ Guinness Six Nations clash against Scotland in Cardiff on Saturday has been postponed in a U-turn from Friday morning’s insistence that the game would go ahead.

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Wayne Pivac: Wales need to be more clinical

Wayne Pivac: Wales need to be more clinical

The Welsh have lost their last three Guinness Six Nations matches.

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Wales v Scotland talking points as Cardiff clash set to go ahead

Wales v Scotland talking points as Cardiff clash set to go ahead

Alun Wyn Jones will equal the world Test appearance record.

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Ten-week ban for Joe Marler over Alun Wyn Jones incident

Ten-week ban for Joe Marler over Alun Wyn Jones incident

The England prop grabbed the Wales captain’s genitals.

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RFU apologise to England v Wales referee over Eddie Jones’ post-match comments

RFU apologise to England v Wales referee over Eddie Jones’ post-match comments

RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney says Jones, and the RFU, regret any implication that referee Ben O’Keeffe was biased.

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Gregor Townsend not expecting Scotland’s game with Wales to be called off

Gregor Townsend not expecting Scotland’s game with Wales to be called off

The other two Six Nations fixtures this weekend have been postponed.

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Scotland make three changes for Six Nations clash with Wales

Scotland make three changes for Six Nations clash with Wales

Stuart McInally, Magnus Bradbury and Sam Skinner have been brought into the side.

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Jason Robinson calls for clarity on Eddie Jones’ England future

Jason Robinson calls for clarity on Eddie Jones’ England future

Robinson says the head coach has done a ‘fantastic job’.

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Ireland's Paris trip to be rescheduled for October 30 or 31 – French camp

Ireland's Paris trip to be rescheduled for October 30 or 31 – French camp

Ireland's postponed Six Nations finale against France is set to take place on the last weekend of October, according to Les Bleus team manager Raphael Ibanez.

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Headaches mount as plug pulled on Paris clash

Headaches mount as plug pulled on Paris clash

Andy Farrell has questioned whether it will be feasible for Ireland to squeeze their two postponed Six Nations games into the same window as three scheduled November internationals later this year.

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Joe Marler cited over Alun Wyn Jones incident

Joe Marler cited over Alun Wyn Jones incident

England team-mates Courtney Lawes and Manu Tuilagi also faces hearings on Thursday after a bad-tempered Six Nations clash with Wales.

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Eddie Jones to discuss England future with RFU after Six Nations is over

Eddie Jones to discuss England future with RFU after Six Nations is over

The head coach, who is contracted until next summer, plans to meet chief executive Bill Sweeney for dinner.

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Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend promises ‘more to come’ after beating France

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend promises ‘more to come’ after beating France

Mohamed Haouas’ moment of madness swung the game in the hosts’ favour at BT Murrayfield.

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Scotland end France’s Grand Slam hopes with stunning win at Murrayfield

Scotland end France’s Grand Slam hopes with stunning win at Murrayfield

Maitland crossed either side of half-time and Stuart McInally sealed a precious victory.

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England’s Kyle Sinckler: Alun Wyn Jones provocation made me curb my ego

England’s Kyle Sinckler: Alun Wyn Jones provocation made me curb my ego

On that day Sinckler eventually reacted to repeated wind-ups from Jones by conceding two penalties in quick succession.

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England beat Wales 33-30 in Six Nations clash at Twickenham

England beat Wales 33-30 in Six Nations clash at Twickenham

Manu Tuilagi red card however overshadows England’s Six Nations win over Wales.

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Latest: French Rugby Federation expect Ireland match to go ahead

Latest: French Rugby Federation expect Ireland match to go ahead

Ireland’s Six Nations’ trip to Paris next weekend is on course to go ahead as scheduled despite concern over the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

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Fraser Brown handed 50th cap as Scotland pack shows three changes

Fraser Brown handed 50th cap as Scotland pack shows three changes

The Glasgow hooker is joined by Edinburgh forwards Grant Gilchrist and Nick Haining in the team to face France.

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Wales primed to deliver ‘big performance’ at Twickenham, says Wayne Pivac

Wales primed to deliver ‘big performance’ at Twickenham, says Wayne Pivac

England have not been beaten at home by Wales in the Six Nations since 2012.

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How has the coronavirus affected the Six Nations? 6 key questions answered

How has the coronavirus affected the Six Nations? 6 key questions answered

A look at how the coronavirus continues to dominate the headlines ahead of England-Wales match.

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Dynamic Dave Kilcoyne pushing hard to catch Farrell’s eye

Dynamic Dave Kilcoyne pushing hard to catch Farrell’s eye

P ERCEPTIONS, like a rock-solid scrum, are hard to shift.

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Ross Moriarty believes Wales need to take on England physically at Twickenham

Ross Moriarty believes Wales need to take on England physically at Twickenham

Eddie Jones’ team outmuscled Ireland in an impressive Twickenham showing 10 days ago.

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'Mako is not in self-isolation': England reveal Vunipola stood down over to coronavirus concerns in camp environment

'Mako is not in self-isolation': England reveal Vunipola stood down over to coronavirus concerns in camp environment

Vunipola returned from Tonga over the weekend having flown back via Hong Kong – a location of a significant coronavirus outbreak.

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Fast starter Manu Tuilagi eager to make early inroads against Wales

Fast starter Manu Tuilagi eager to make early inroads against Wales

The Leicester centre’s ability to get over the gain line is key to England’s momentum in matches.

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Three of the best Wales trips to Twickenham – and three of the worst

Three of the best Wales trips to Twickenham – and three of the worst

Looking back at Wales’ highs and lows at Twickenham.

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Donal Lenihan: Match postponements a huge headache but they can lead to lasting memories

Donal Lenihan: Match postponements a huge headache but they can lead to lasting memories

A S if the sense of anger felt by the Irish players after the 24-12 defeat to England wasn’t bad enough, those emotions paled in comparison to the frustration within the camp following the postponement of the Italian game last week.

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Scotland hopeful after Finn Russell offers inside insight on France

Scotland hopeful after Finn Russell offers inside insight on France

The Racing 92 fly-half has been excluded from the squad during the Six Nations after a breach of team rules on drinking.

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Andy Farrell faces man who looked after him as a teenager

Andy Farrell faces man who looked after him as a teenager

S haun Edwards was only 25 when he adopted the role of father figure to a teenage Andy Farrell.

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Sexton impressed by France’s renaissance under Galthie

Sexton impressed by France’s renaissance under Galthie

Jonathan Sexton should be knee-deep in video of the Azzurri right now but the postponement of Saturday’s engagement in Italy has instead ushered thoughts of France and Ireland’s proposed trip to Paris next week to the forefront of his mind.

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Six Nations intends to finish tournament

Six Nations intends to finish tournament

No new date has been announced for Ireland’s postponed Six Nations game against Italy but tournament organisers have declared a commitment to play all 15 of this year’s fixtures after a meeting of officials in Paris yesterday.

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Six Nations gets green light to continue - for now

Six Nations gets green light to continue - for now

“All Six Nations matches currently scheduled are set to go ahead.”

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Leinster hat-trick hero Ryan Baird called into Ireland squad

Leinster hat-trick hero Ryan Baird called into Ireland squad

The 20-year-old academy second-row produced a stunning three-try salvo against Glasgow Warriors on Friday.

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England name Mako Vunipola in training squad ahead of Wales clash

England name Mako Vunipola in training squad ahead of Wales clash

Eddie Jones had stated that Vunipola was unlikely to be in contention for the Grand Slam champions’ visit to Twickenham.

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O’Mahony: You feel that you’ve let people down

O’Mahony: You feel that you’ve let people down

There's few more frustrating experiences along life’s flight path than a holding pattern.

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Russell set for July return after Townsend talks

Russell set for July return after Townsend talks

Finn Russell could return for Scotland’s July tour after holding talks with head coach Gregor Townsend.

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Six Nations game scheduling at the mercy of coronavirus

Six Nations game scheduling at the mercy of coronavirus

Six Nations officials will meet in Paris on Monday to discuss the threat posed to the tournament by the spread of the coronavirus, but they are at the mercy of a situation that is entirely beyond their control.

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Bullish Sexton blocks out the noise

Bullish Sexton blocks out the noise

Jonathan Sexton has enjoyed a storied career, but he has been no stranger to criticism over the course of more than a decade spent in the public eye.

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Sexton: 'Keep the criticism coming'

Sexton: 'Keep the criticism coming'

Jonathan Sexton has faced the brickbats before.

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Ronan O'Gara: The big takeaway: This team needs new young blood

Ronan O'Gara: The big takeaway: This team needs new young blood

S OMETIMES the conclusions are the same at every level. In the coach’s box. In the tv studio. In the pub and at home with a cup of tea.

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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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Donal Lenihan: Dark days but next generation offers chink of light for future

Donal Lenihan: Dark days but next generation offers chink of light for future

THERE’S a quiet revolution taking place in the background to this season’s Six Nations that could have huge repercussions for Irish rugby.

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