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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Jaco Peyper won't ref Ireland in the 6 Nations Middle Men

Jaco Peyper won't ref Ireland in the 6 Nations

Jerome Garces will be the man in the middle for Ireland’s final day meeting with England at the Aviva.

# six-nations - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Six Nations bonus points, All-Ireland final ref's admission and all today's sport Wednesday

We'll Leave it There So: Six Nations bonus points, All-Ireland final ref's admission and all today's sport

Plus, former darts champion Eric Bristow has apologised for his widely condemned football sex abuse comments.

From The42 Six Nations to introduce bonus points in 2017 Points On The Board

Six Nations to introduce bonus points in 2017

The new trial system will also be introduced in the Women’s and U20 Championship.

# six-nations - Monday 28 November, 2016

From The42 Shot at Six Nations title swings into Ireland's view after successful November Next Test

Shot at Six Nations title swings into Ireland's view after successful November

Joe Schmidt is happy to have built more depth in his squad this month.

# six-nations - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The42 Billy Vunipola in doubt for Six Nations after undergoing knee surgery Under The Knife

Billy Vunipola in doubt for Six Nations after undergoing knee surgery

The bruising number eight tore cartilage during the win against Argentina.

# six-nations - Friday 21 October, 2016

From The42 'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas Looking Back This post contains videos

'It was amazing' - Clive Woodward on Martin Johnson's Irish red carpet faux-pas

The then-England captain annoyed many Irish fans by seemingly causing President Mary McAleese to walk on the grass.

# six-nations - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From The42 Six Nations CEO indicates willingness to move from current calendar slot Global Issue

Six Nations CEO indicates willingness to move from current calendar slot

However, John Feehan says it could only be a matter of weeks.

# six-nations - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Overhaul of 6 Nations could be on the cards - WRU chairman

As part of the changes, the tournament could be moved to April, as well as an introduction of a bonus points system.

# six-nations - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 Six Nations searching for new title sponsor after RBS confirm split Strictly Business

Six Nations searching for new title sponsor after RBS confirm split

It’s likely that the competition will have a wide range of possible alternatives.

# six-nations - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From The42 Boudjellal confirms Steffon Armitage request for release to England Heading Home

Boudjellal confirms Steffon Armitage request for release to England

England coach Eddie Jones has asked the openside flanker to move home.

# six-nations - Sunday 15 May, 2016

From The42 England lock Itoje named European player of year after incredible season Star

England lock Itoje named European player of year after incredible season

Capped four times by England, the youngster was an essential part of the national team that claimed the Six Nations Grand Slam.

# six-nations - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From The42 'The man is still an animal' - Heaslip impressed by Farrell's Ireland intro Faz

'The man is still an animal' - Heaslip impressed by Farrell's Ireland intro

Joe Schmidt’s new defence coach took his first session with the squad on Monday.

# six-nations - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 Wales star ruled out for rest of season with concussion Heavy Blow

Wales star ruled out for rest of season with concussion

Justin Tipuric will miss his side’s tour to New Zealand this summer.

# six-nations - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From The42 Six Nations relegation? Italian boss slams idea as a French play for Olympics votes Political Football

Six Nations relegation? Italian boss slams idea as a French play for Olympics votes

Alfredo Gavazzi doesn’t like Bernard Lapasset’s plan.

# six-nations - Monday 4 April, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: GAA defends venue farce, a Six Nations revamp and all today's sport Monday

We'll Leave It There So: GAA defends venue farce, a Six Nations revamp and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Antonio Conte will be the next Chelsea boss while Jonathan Sexton was not best pleased with the officiating during Leinster’s Pro12 win over Munster.

From The42 'We need to change the Six Nations - it needs a promotion/relegation system' Ch-Ch-Changes

'We need to change the Six Nations - it needs a promotion/relegation system'

Bernard Lapasset believes the Six Nations needs to open up to other competitors in the future.

# six-nations - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From The42 Players’ body says Marler was ‘hung out to dry in excruciating media witch hunt’ Marler

Players’ body says Marler was ‘hung out to dry in excruciating media witch hunt’

“As people throughout the game know, Joe is no racist.”

# six-nations - Sunday 27 March, 2016

From The42 Mike Ross: ‘I might be 36, but I’ve the same miles on the clock as a 30-year-old’ Interview

Mike Ross: ‘I might be 36, but I’ve the same miles on the clock as a 30-year-old’

Ireland’s cornerstone knows he can’t go on forever.and he has tried his hand at coaching already.

# six-nations - Friday 25 March, 2016

From The42 Italy confirm Conor O’Shea as new head coach on four-year contract Irish Abroad

Italy confirm Conor O’Shea as new head coach on four-year contract

O’Shea will take the IRFU’s Stephen Aboud with him to oversee development in the country.

# six-nations - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The42 Public vote gives 6 Nations Player of the Championship award to Stuart Hogg Great Scot

Public vote gives 6 Nations Player of the Championship award to Stuart Hogg

His closest Irish contender was scrum-half Conor Murray in fourth place.

From The42 Sean O’Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt Too Soon

Sean O’Brien: If Garry Ringrose played 6 Nations this year, I guarantee he gets hurt

The Leinster flanker hopes to return from his ripped hamstring tendon in a month’s time.

# six-nations - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The42 The42 Six Nations Show: Trevor Hogan and Murray Kinsella reflect on Ireland’s campaign 6 Nations

The42 Six Nations Show: Trevor Hogan and Murray Kinsella reflect on Ireland’s campaign

And we pick the team for the tour of South Africa.

# six-nations - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From The42 ‘I can’t remember the trophy presentation’ – Hartley All A Blur

‘I can’t remember the trophy presentation’ – Hartley

The England captain was replaced after being knocked unconscious while attempting to make a tackle against France.

# six-nations - Monday 21 March, 2016

From The42 Break out the tux, it’s The42′s Six Nations awards Extravaganza This post contains videos

Break out the tux, it’s The42′s Six Nations awards

We’ve had 15 long games, and here’s who we’re giving a great big slap on the back to.

From The42 Sexton and Murray on shortlist for Six Nations Player of the Tournament That's A Wrap

Sexton and Murray on shortlist for Six Nations Player of the Tournament

Grand Slam winners England lead the way with three nominees.

From The42 ‘It was a nice surprise to get the call from Joe considering how well Josh had gone’ Happy To Be Back

‘It was a nice surprise to get the call from Joe considering how well Josh had gone’

Tommy O’Donnell was determined to grasp his chance against Scotland with both hands.

From The42 ‘Having kids motivates you and you’re trying to play for them’ Earlsy

‘Having kids motivates you and you’re trying to play for them’

Keith Earls scored his 17th Ireland try on cap number 50 against Scotland.

From The42 Farrell factor looms for Ireland as Schmidt looks to build for South Africa Growth

Farrell factor looms for Ireland as Schmidt looks to build for South Africa

The Englishman will join as an assistant coach early next month.

# six-nations - Sunday 20 March, 2016

From The42 The 10 best tries scored in the Six Nations this year Points For Pretty This post contains videos

The 10 best tries scored in the Six Nations this year

It wasn’t the most entertaining championship but there was no shortage of stand-out moments.

From The42 Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship Top XV

Here’s The42′s Six Nations Team of the Championship

Scotland and the champions dominate our selection.

From The42 Schmidt’s attention turns to Ireland’s ‘attritional’ tour of South Africa Moving On

Schmidt’s attention turns to Ireland’s ‘attritional’ tour of South Africa

The likes of Peter O’Mahony and Iain Henderson are likely to return.

# six-nations - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The42 Vunipola stars again as England claim first Grand Slam in 13 years Perfect Record This post contains videos

Vunipola stars again as England claim first Grand Slam in 13 years

Eddie Jones’ side recorded a 31-21 win in Paris to make it five wins from five in this year’s Six Nations.

From The42 ‘There were bodies flat in front of me and I thought why not jump over like NFL’ The Flying Scotsman

‘There were bodies flat in front of me and I thought why not jump over like NFL’

CJ Stander showed great opportunism to set Ireland on their way to victory earlier.

From The42 Back row dominant, defensive work-ons and more Ireland talking points Big Issues

Back row dominant, defensive work-ons and more Ireland talking points

Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray looked classy for long periods of the game.

From The42 How we rated Ireland in their encouraging win over Scotland Out Of 10

How we rated Ireland in their encouraging win over Scotland

Stander, Heaslip and Sexton were particularly impressive against Scotland.

From The42 Heaslip underlines importance to Ireland with complete display against Scots In Form

Heaslip underlines importance to Ireland with complete display against Scots

The 32-year-old was man of the match in a 35-25 victory in Dublin.

From The42 Four-try Ireland finish with a flourish as Schmidt’s men put Scotland to the sword Winning End

Four-try Ireland finish with a flourish as Schmidt’s men put Scotland to the sword

A positive way to end the campaign ahead of the summer tour of South Africa.

From The42 CJ Stander channelled his inner NFL player to get over the Scottish line Beast Mode This post contains videos

CJ Stander channelled his inner NFL player to get over the Scottish line

The Munster man has been immense in the opening 40 minutes against Scotland

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations Championship Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations Championship

Ireland took on Scotland, as both sides looked to end their Six Nations campaign on a high.

From The42 VIDEO: Rampant Wales put 67 points on sorry Italy in Cardiff Dead Rubber

VIDEO: Rampant Wales put 67 points on sorry Italy in Cardiff

The visitors look like they’re over this tournament.

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