John Feehan steps down as chief executive of Six Nations and B&I Lions

John Feehan steps down as chief executive of Six Nations and B&I Lions

John Feehan has stepped down as chief executive of the Six Nations and British and Irish Lions with immediate effect.

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Record-breaking Jacob Stockdale named Six Nations Player of the Championship

Record-breaking Jacob Stockdale named Six Nations Player of the Championship

Ireland star, Six Nations record breaker, Grand Slam winner and now Player of the Championship. It's been quite a year for Jacob Stockdale.

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Sexton credits Ireland's central contracts for helping give them an edge on England

Sexton credits Ireland's central contracts for helping give them an edge on England

Johnny Sexton says Ireland had a definite advantage over England and the rest of their Six Nations opponents this year.

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More than 1.3 million TV3 viewers tuned in to see Ireland win the Grand Slam

More than 1.3 million TV3 viewers tuned in to see Ireland win the Grand Slam

TV3 have said that up to 1,328,000 people watched Ireland’s win against England in Twickenham on Saturday.

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Ireland's Grand Slam winners 'do not have any world-class players' - ex-England player

Ireland's Grand Slam winners 'do not have any world-class players' - ex-England player

A former England player, Jeremy Guscott, has said that Ireland's Grand Slam winning side has no world-class players.

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Sports Minister commits social media gaffe by calling Ireland rugby star by wrong name

Sports Minister commits social media gaffe by calling Ireland rugby star by wrong name

Minister for Sport Shane Ross dropped a real social media clanger this evening - getting the name of one of Ireland's Grand Slam winning rugby team wrong!

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Latest: Irish rugby team arrive in Dublin for Grand Slam celebration

Latest: Irish rugby team arrive in Dublin for Grand Slam celebration

Latest: The Irish rugby squad have arrived at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.

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Peter O'Mahony gives 6 Nations winner's medal to young Ireland fan

Peter O'Mahony gives 6 Nations winner's medal to young Ireland fan

Peter O'Mahony has given away his NatWest 6 Nations winner's medal - to young Ireland fan Jennifer Malone.

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Stockdale aiming for the very top after Ireland's Grand Slam victory

Stockdale aiming for the very top after Ireland's Grand Slam victory

Jacob Stockdale insists Ireland want to harness their Grand Slam triumph to become the best team in the world.

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BOD put his money where his mouth is when it came to Grand Slam victory

BOD put his money where his mouth is when it came to Grand Slam victory

Brian O'Driscoll has plenty to celebrate tonight as he has revealed he had placed a bet on Ireland to win the Grand Slam.

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'Sky is the limit' for Stockdale and Ireland

'Sky is the limit' for Stockdale and Ireland

Today, Europe. Tomorrow, the world.

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Rory Best: 'It's the stuff dreams are made of. It's the biggest highlight of my career'

Rory Best: 'It's the stuff dreams are made of. It's the biggest highlight of my career'

Rory Best has declared captaining Ireland to just their third-ever Grand Slam as a dream come true.

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Eddie Jones on being booed by fans: ‘I'll listen to it later to put me to sleep’

Eddie Jones on being booed by fans: ‘I'll listen to it later to put me to sleep’

Jones was jeered as he gave his post match interview on the pitch - a first for the Australian.

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Wales win to secure second; Scotland third; France fourth; England fifth

Wales win to secure second; Scotland third; France fourth; England fifth

Wales secured runners-up spot in this season's NatWest 6 Nations Championship after edging out France at the Principality Stadium.

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Details for Ireland’s homecoming announced

Details for Ireland’s homecoming announced

What are your plans for tomorrow?

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Here’s how the snow forecast helped Jacob Stockdale's crucial try

Here’s how the snow forecast helped Jacob Stockdale's crucial try

Ireland's Grand Slam triumph owes everything to Jacob Stockdale's record-breaking scoring exploits - but also an unwitting helping hand from Twickenham's ground staff.

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Let the party begin! The 60-second report on Ireland’s Grand Slam success

Let the party begin! The 60-second report on Ireland’s Grand Slam success

This is as good as it gets for the players and supporters, writes Simon Lewis.

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Ireland win the Grand Slam at Twickenham!!!

Ireland win the Grand Slam at Twickenham!!!

Ireland have secured the NatWest 6 Nations Grand Slam by beating England at Twickenham.

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Stockdale breaks try-scoring records as Ireland win the Grand Slam

Stockdale breaks try-scoring records as Ireland win the Grand Slam

Jacob Stockdale has made history and set Ireland firmly on course for a third ever Grand Slam.

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Scotland score last-gasp win over Italy

Scotland score last-gasp win over Italy

Greig Laidlaw's last-gasp penalty ensured Scotland avoided a final-day slip-up.

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England must accept hatred because of empire building past, says James Haskell

England must accept hatred because of empire building past, says James Haskell

James Haskell insists the history of the British Empire means England must accept their status as the most hated team in the NatWest 6 Nations.

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Aer Lingus had a bit of a surprise for some Irish rugby fans

Aer Lingus had a bit of a surprise for some Irish rugby fans

Aer Lingus got the weekend off to a perfect start for some Irish rugby fans.

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DONAL LENIHAN: Three things Ireland must do to achieve Grand Slam glory today

DONAL LENIHAN: Three things Ireland must do to achieve Grand Slam glory today

Irish Examiner columnist Donal Lenihan looks at three challenges that will decide Ireland’s day of destiny.

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Rory Best: Ireland 'not worried' about Eddie Jones comments

Rory Best: Ireland 'not worried' about Eddie Jones comments

Rory Best will not use Eddie Jones' "scummy Irish" comments as part of his team-talk ahead of tomorrow's Grand Slam battle with England.

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England scrum coach says their forwards are 'angry'

England scrum coach says their forwards are 'angry'

Neal Hatley insists he has been drilling a pack of "angry" forwards this week as England look to end their Six Nations by ruining Ireland's Grand Slam bid.

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Van der Westhuizen stood down as assistant referee for Grand Slam clash after attending England training session

Van der Westhuizen stood down as assistant referee for Grand Slam clash after attending England training session

Marius Van der Westhuizen has been stood down from assistant refereeing duties for Ireland's Grand Slam clash on Saturday after attending an England training session.

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Eddie Jones: Highs and lows

Eddie Jones: Highs and lows

England's preparations for their attempt to prevent Ireland from completing the Grand Slam at Twickenham on Saturday have been overshadowed by the emergence of footage showing Eddie Jones make derogatory comments towards Wales and Ireland.

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Schmidt will be more than happy with 3-0 win at Twickenham

Schmidt will be more than happy with 3-0 win at Twickenham

Joe Schmidt says he will be more than satisfied with a 3-0 win at Twickenham Saturday if it means Ireland seal an historic grand slam.

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Jones seeks to draw line under offensive comments about Ireland and Wales

Jones seeks to draw line under offensive comments about Ireland and Wales

Eddie Jones sought to draw a line under the derogatory comments made about Ireland and Wales as he performed radical surgery on the team for England's final NatWest 6 Nations match.

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Joe Schmidt says Jones' offensive comments made no impact

Joe Schmidt says Jones' offensive comments made no impact

Joe Schmidt has sought to defuse tensions over Eddie Jones branding his team the "scummy Irish" ahead of Saturday's Grand Slam showdown with England at Twickenham.

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Joe Schmidt has made only one change to Irish side set to face England in Grand Slam showdown

Joe Schmidt has made only one change to Irish side set to face England in Grand Slam showdown

Joe Schmidt has made only one change to the Irish side set to face England in a Grand Slam showdown in Twickenham on Paddy's Day.

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England coach Eddie Jones under scrutiny after 'scummy Irish' remark emerges

England coach Eddie Jones under scrutiny after 'scummy Irish' remark emerges

England head coach Eddie Jones is sure to come in for more scrutiny when he faces the media in the wake of his derogatory remarks about Ireland and Wales coming to light.

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Dylan Hartley and Elliot Daly doubts for England's clash with Ireland

Dylan Hartley and Elliot Daly doubts for England's clash with Ireland

Dylan Hartley and Elliot Daly have emerged as doubts for England's clash with Ireland just hours after being cleared to start the final round of the NatWest 6 Nations.

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Eddie Jones 'very sorry' after vowing revenge on 'scummy Irish'

Eddie Jones 'very sorry' after vowing revenge on 'scummy Irish'

Video footage has emerged of England coach Eddie Jones vowing to get revenge on the “scummy Irish” in next Saturday’s Six Nations clash at Twickenham.

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Devin Toner claims Ireland 'confidence at an all-time high' ahead of 'huge challenge' at Twickenham

Devin Toner claims Ireland 'confidence at an all-time high' ahead of 'huge challenge' at Twickenham

Devin Toner insists record-breaking Ireland's feel-good factor is "at an all-time high" ahead of Saturday's Grand Slam decider against England.

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Luke McGrath admits to being 'a bit jealous' but looking forward to cheering on Ireland at Twickenham

Luke McGrath admits to being 'a bit jealous' but looking forward to cheering on Ireland at Twickenham

Luke McGrath admits he is green with envy as Joe Schmidt's men prepare to head to London for this weekend's Six Nations Grand Slam showdown in Twickenham.

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Dylan Hartley set to lead England against Ireland; Hughes and Lawes out for 12-14 weeks

Dylan Hartley set to lead England against Ireland; Hughes and Lawes out for 12-14 weeks

Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes will undergo knee surgery this week after picking up injuries in England's Six Nations defeat against France, the Rugby Football Union has announced.

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Jack McGrath hits back at Matt Williams' criticism of Irish rugby team

Jack McGrath hits back at Matt Williams' criticism of Irish rugby team

Jack McGrath has dismissed Matt Williams' criticism of Ireland's Six Nations winning team.

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Rob Kearney expected to face England in Grand Slam clash

Rob Kearney expected to face England in Grand Slam clash

Rob Kearney is expected to be fit for Ireland's NatWest 6 Nations Grand Slam decider with England at Twickenham on Saturday despite nursing an ankle issue.

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Ronan O’Gara’s drop-goal tops poll of Ireland's favourite rugby moments

Ronan O’Gara’s drop-goal tops poll of Ireland's favourite rugby moments

Ronan O’Gara’s drop-goal against Wales which won the Grand Slam for Ireland in 2009 has been named as Ireland's favourite Championship moment.

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England captain Dylan Hartley to be fit to face Ireland, but winger a doubt

England captain Dylan Hartley to be fit to face Ireland, but winger a doubt

England captain Dylan Hartley is expected to be available to face Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday but doubt now hovers over the fitness of Elliot Daly.

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IRFU defends 'appropriate treatment' given to Cian Healy

IRFU defends 'appropriate treatment' given to Cian Healy

Healy will be fit for Ireland's Grand Slam-decider against England on Saturday.

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CJ Stander: England clash will be biggest game of my career

CJ Stander: England clash will be biggest game of my career

CJ Stander has admitted NatWest 6 Nations champions Ireland's Grand Slam bid against England is now the biggest game of his career.

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Eddie Jones wonders where love has gone after England let Six Nations slip away

Eddie Jones wonders where love has gone after England let Six Nations slip away

Eddie Jones insists England are negotiating an inevitable slump where the "game does not love you" after France handed Ireland the Six Nations title by prevailing 22-16 in Paris.

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Five moments that won Ireland the Six Nations

Five moments that won Ireland the Six Nations

Ireland's third Six Nations title in five years would simply not have been possible without a raft of key moments keeping the championship bid alive.

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Johnny Sexton admits 'the biggest challenge is ahead'

Johnny Sexton admits 'the biggest challenge is ahead'

Johnny Sexton savoured Ireland’s third Six Nations title in five seasons but admitted the biggest challenge of the season was still ahead of his team.

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Gregor Townsend tells his Scotland players to learn from Ireland defeat

Gregor Townsend tells his Scotland players to learn from Ireland defeat

Gregor Townsend admits Scotland remain a work in progress as they aspire to reach the levels of Grand Slam-chasing Ireland.

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England surrender Six Nations title to Ireland after defeat to France

England surrender Six Nations title to Ireland after defeat to France

England surrendered their Six Nations title to Ireland with a round to spare after a 22-16 defeat by France completed their worst Championship performance since 2010.

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Joe Schmidt warns England: 'History doesn't protect you from the future'

Joe Schmidt warns England: 'History doesn't protect you from the future'

Joe Schmidt has warned England "history doesn't protect you from the future" as Ireland chase just their third-ever Grand Slam at Twickenham next weekend.

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Ireland are Six Nations champions!

Ireland are Six Nations champions!

Ireland are Six Nations champions after England failed to get the bonus-point win they needed in France this evening to keep their title hopes alive.

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Schmidt strongly defends Ireland's attacking strategy

Schmidt strongly defends Ireland's attacking strategy

Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt strongly defended his attacking blueprint after recent criticism about Ireland's style of play.

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Schmidt backs Sexton to put the boot into Scottish hopes

Schmidt backs Sexton to put the boot into Scottish hopes

“You do get snow in March but you don’t get it often.”

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'I'd challenge people to do more homework': Ireland far from one-dimensional, says Schmidt

'I'd challenge people to do more homework': Ireland far from one-dimensional, says Schmidt

Joe Schmidt continues to take exception at the suggestion that his Ireland team are an up-the-jumper outfit with little else up their sleeves.

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Schmidt: Garry Ringrose selection 'a needs-must situation' for Ireland

Schmidt: Garry Ringrose selection 'a needs-must situation' for Ireland

"Sometimes you don't have the luxury of a plethora of options."

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