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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Today’s News

From The42 'We want Sam to concentrate on his game' - Howley on call to change Wales captain Play To Wyn

'We want Sam to concentrate on his game' - Howley on call to change Wales captain

Alun Wyn Jones will lead the side for this year’s Six Nations campaign.

# six-nations - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The42 Provincial success in Europe has driven Ireland standards at Test level Province And Nation

Provincial success in Europe has driven Ireland standards at Test level

Ireland’s recent Six Nations titles have coincided with disappointing provincial results. Is there a link or mere coincidence?

# six-nations - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From The42 The Six Nations beats NFL and World Cup as the best attended sporting event on the planet Bums On Seat

The Six Nations beats NFL and World Cup as the best attended sporting event on the planet

Figures from Uefa show that European rugby is in rude health.

# six-nations - Monday 9 January, 2017

From The42 England flanker Robshaw ruled out of Six Nations defence with shoulder injury Injury News

England flanker Robshaw ruled out of Six Nations defence with shoulder injury

The Harlequins player will be sidelined for three months.

# six-nations - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From The42 Ultan Dillane to miss start of Six Nations with ankle injury Lock Out

Ultan Dillane to miss start of Six Nations with ankle injury

The Kerry powerhouse is set to miss at least five weeks with an ankle injury.

From The42 European priorities for provinces but Six Nations looms for Schmidt's Ireland New Year Goals

European priorities for provinces but Six Nations looms for Schmidt's Ireland

The national team gathered twice over the festive period ahead of the 2017 championship.

# six-nations - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From The42 Injury worry for Manu Tuilagi as Saracens see off Leicester 6 Nations

Injury worry for Manu Tuilagi as Saracens see off Leicester

While one England centre hobbled off, another continued to excel.

# six-nations - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 Ireland's form means there's a lot to get excited about as rugby rolls into 2017 Look Ahead

Ireland's form means there's a lot to get excited about as rugby rolls into 2017

Let’s all just agree to calm down about the Lions though, eh?

# six-nations - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's international rugby year? Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's international rugby year?

How closely were you paying attention in 2016?

# six-nations - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'He let himself, his club and his country down' - England boss on Hartley suspension

However, Eddie Jones insists the hooker is not now on his last chance.

# six-nations - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 Ulster breakthrough Lyttle included in Ireland U20 squad for winter trials Nkotb

Ulster breakthrough Lyttle included in Ireland U20 squad for winter trials

Cillian Gallagher returns to the pack after already impressing for Nigel Carolan’s side this year.

# six-nations - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From The42 Dylan Hartley handed 6-week ban for striking Sean O'Brien Saint

Dylan Hartley handed 6-week ban for striking Sean O'Brien

The England captain will be back on a rugby field just in time for the Six Nations.

# six-nations - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The42 Munster's Edinburgh trip set for same weekend as Ireland face Scotland in Murrayfield Club And Country

Munster's Edinburgh trip set for same weekend as Ireland face Scotland in Murrayfield

Get your digs sorted sooner rather than later.

# six-nations - Thursday 8 December, 2016

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.

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