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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The Score Close shave for Women’s Rugby S&C coach after All Blacks vow Bad Hair Day

Close shave for Women’s Rugby S&C coach after All Blacks vow

Marian Earls initially promised to shave her head if the Irish stunned New Zealand.

# six-nations - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The Score IRFU report positive financial outcome after Six Nations triumph Money

IRFU report positive financial outcome after Six Nations triumph

Irish rugby’s governing body has urged caution in the long-term despite this success.

# six-nations - Monday 16 June, 2014

What events are most important for Ireland? Pat Rabbitte wants to know

A number of ‘Designated Events’ are made available on free-to-air television

# six-nations - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From The Score So what’s it like supporting the Irish team from abroad? Different Perspective

So what’s it like supporting the Irish team from abroad?

Ireland fan Fintan Ryan chats to TheScore.ie about following games from London.

# six-nations - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Score Saint-André names 30-man France squad for 2014/15 season Planning

Saint-André names 30-man France squad for 2014/15 season

The group, which includes François Trinh-Duc, will benefit from a less demanding club calendar.

# six-nations - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Score Paul O’Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today Vote For Poc

Paul O’Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today

The Ireland captain was joined by Joe Schmidt and his teammates for the visit to Northern Ireland’s parliament buildings.

# six-nations - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Score Daydream to reality: Trimble at top of his game and determined to stay there Interview

Daydream to reality: Trimble at top of his game and determined to stay there

The winger has moved from international outsider to match-winner during the course of this season.

# six-nations - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Score In Pics: Ireland’s Six Nations heroes visit Temple Street and get reception at Farmleigh House Champions This post contains images

In Pics: Ireland’s Six Nations heroes visit Temple Street and get reception at Farmleigh House

Brian O’Driscoll led the Irish squad as they paraded the trophy.

# six-nations - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Score Flavin: Irish players will be fighting each other to get on the plane to Argentina Summer Tour

Flavin: Irish players will be fighting each other to get on the plane to Argentina

The former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker believes Joe Schmidt will tour with a strong squad this summer.

# six-nations - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Score This is the Ireland squad we would pick if the World Cup was starting next week State Of Play

This is the Ireland squad we would pick if the World Cup was starting next week

We are 18 months away from the showpiece tournament and nailing our flag to the mast way too soon.

From The Score Ireland’s incredible journey from Roman ruins to Six Nations champions Some Year This post contains videos

Ireland’s incredible journey from Roman ruins to Six Nations champions

Joe Schmidt took over a side that had fallen to their lowest world ranking spot and turned them into Europe-beaters.

# six-nations - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Score Fitzgerald makes winning difference after missing out on Six Nations glory Comeback Fitz

Fitzgerald makes winning difference after missing out on Six Nations glory

The Leinster winger admitted he was happy, yet personally frustrated, to watch Ireland’s success from afar.

From The Score It’s five years since Ronan O’Gara clinched the Grand Slam in drop kick style Anniversary
From The Score Teenager reunites Jordi Murphy with his lost Six Nations medal Like A Sieve

Teenager reunites Jordi Murphy with his lost Six Nations medal

The Leinster and Ireland flanker gave young Stephen Murphy his hoodie but forgot to remove its precious, medal-shaped cargo.

From The Score Analysis: How did Ireland win the Six Nations? (Part 2) Analysis

Analysis: How did Ireland win the Six Nations? (Part 2)

The GIFs and videos are back out as we look at Ireland’s rucking, tactical add-ons, discipline, decoys and more.

From The Score Mike Brown edges out Brian O’Driscoll for 6 Nations best player award Outstanding This post contains videos

Mike Brown edges out Brian O’Driscoll for 6 Nations best player award

The Harlequins fullback was simply unstoppable for the duration of the tournament.

From The Score Analysis: How did Ireland win the Six Nations? (Part 1) Analysis

Analysis: How did Ireland win the Six Nations? (Part 1)

Using videos and GIFs, we’ve examined some of the elements that went into Joe Schmidt’s men being crowned champions.

From Business ETC Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33% Flying High

Six Nations drove Aer Lingus Regional numbers to Cardiff up 33%

The airline’s overall passenger numbers for last month have increased 13 per cent compared to the same time last year.

# six-nations - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Score Irish heroes bring Six Nations trophy to charity game in aid of paralysed player Unite4jack

Irish heroes bring Six Nations trophy to charity game in aid of paralysed player

Rob Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Ian Madigan and Jordi Murphy were in attendance at the Unite 4 Jack fundraiser at Donnybrook.

From The Score Simon Hick column: Foundation blocks are in place for 2015 World Cup tilt Column

Simon Hick column: Foundation blocks are in place for 2015 World Cup tilt

Joe Schmidt has a habit of reaching his targets, writes Simon Hick.

# six-nations - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Score Stuart Hogg banned for three weeks after head-hunting Dan Biggar Dirty Hogg

Stuart Hogg banned for three weeks after head-hunting Dan Biggar

The Scotland fullback did not contest his citing charge after his red card against Wales.

From The Score All about Joe Schmidt’s ‘Killer drill’ and the tactics that delivered a Six Nations Practice Makes...

All about Joe Schmidt’s ‘Killer drill’ and the tactics that delivered a Six Nations

Trevor Hogan, speaking on Off The Ball last night, gave an insight into a training ground technique that directly led to two Irish tries.

From The Daily Edge Sick of Flappy Bird? Try Flappy BOD Because I'm Flappy

Sick of Flappy Bird? Try Flappy BOD

Lose your mind trying to help Brian O’Driscoll get down Grafton Street without being congratulated.

From The Score Paris heroics just reward for Andrew Trimble’s nine-year journey of discovery Mr Dependable This post contains videos

Paris heroics just reward for Andrew Trimble’s nine-year journey of discovery

The Ulster winger will take some shifting from Joe Schmidt’s starting XV after a superb Six Nations.

From The Score Opinion: Ireland’s unsung heroes hit right note to deliver Six Nations title The Other Guys

Opinion: Ireland’s unsung heroes hit right note to deliver Six Nations title

The Whiff of Cordite gang pay tribute to the squad players that saw Ireland over the line in Paris.

# six-nations - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Score Plenty of positives for Irish Women’s team to take from Six Nations campaign Review

Plenty of positives for Irish Women’s team to take from Six Nations campaign

Although their final game ended in a 19-15 defeat to France, the visitors superbly battled back from a 16-point deficit mid-way through the second half

From The Score ‘Christ, here we go again’: Rob Kearney on the nervous TMO wait in Paris Close Call

‘Christ, here we go again’: Rob Kearney on the nervous TMO wait in Paris

The Irish fullback was convinced Damien Chouly’s late score would be allowed.

From The Score Ferris, Ryan and Bowe in Schmidt’s thoughts as World Cup planning begins Forward Thinking

Ferris, Ryan and Bowe in Schmidt’s thoughts as World Cup planning begins

The Ireland coach pointed out that he has just 10 games to get his Six Nations champions ready for next year’s rugby showcase.

From The Score Hilarious video of Irish rugby fans going buck wild after Jonny Sexton try Try Time This post contains videos

Hilarious video of Irish rugby fans going buck wild after Jonny Sexton try

The lads were so ecstatic, they even lapsed into passionate slow-mo.

From The Score Joe Schmidt: ‘It would be great to have Jonny Sexton back in the country’ Prodigal Outhalf

Joe Schmidt: ‘It would be great to have Jonny Sexton back in the country’

The Ireland coach feels an imminent return for the out-half is unlikely, however.

# six-nations - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Score All Blacks pay tribute to ‘Irish rugby legend’ Brian O’Driscoll Classy Touch

All Blacks pay tribute to ‘Irish rugby legend’ Brian O’Driscoll

New Zealand out-half Dan Carter also had kind words for the outside centre.

From The Score O’Driscoll makes Player of Six Nations shortlist but no room for O’Mahony Have Your Say

O’Driscoll makes Player of Six Nations shortlist but no room for O’Mahony

Voting is now open for the player of the tournament accolade.

From The Score Here’s what the French newspapers are saying after Ireland’s win in Paris Review

Here’s what the French newspapers are saying after Ireland’s win in Paris

We’ve scanned the pages of Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Aujourd’hui en France to find out what they’re talking about.

From The Score ‘Winning with your country is a rarer thing’ – Mike Ross revels in Ireland success Prop Life

‘Winning with your country is a rarer thing’ – Mike Ross revels in Ireland success

The tighthead prop shared a respectful post-match moment with direct opponent Thomas Domingo at the Stade de France.

From The Score Chris Henry: ‘I think there’s a lot more to come from this group of players’ Mindset

Chris Henry: ‘I think there’s a lot more to come from this group of players’

Ireland’s openside flanker had an outstanding championship as he thrived under Joe Schmidt’s coaching.

From The Score ‘He’s been an absolute legend for the team’ – Ireland’s players salute Brian O’Driscoll Tributes

‘He’s been an absolute legend for the team’ – Ireland’s players salute Brian O’Driscoll

The Irish squad have been paying tribute to the legendary outside centre.

# six-nations - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The Score Devin Toner enjoying ‘cool feeling’ after Ireland’s pack power to Six Nations success Tower

Devin Toner enjoying ‘cool feeling’ after Ireland’s pack power to Six Nations success

The Leinster lock has been almost ever-present for Ireland this season and is playing the finest rugby of his career.

From The Score Ireland’s Six Nations champions return home to a heroes’ welcome Homecoming

Ireland’s Six Nations champions return home to a heroes’ welcome

Joe Schmidt’s side fly back into Dublin after their Six Nations triumph.

From The Score O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team BOD

O’Driscoll thankful to sign off on his terms and as part of a great team

‘I’ve had so much fun over the last 15 years, and I feel very grateful to finish in this fantastic way.’

From The Score ‘We have a very player-driven environment, I’m just one small cog’ – Joe Schmidt Champion

‘We have a very player-driven environment, I’m just one small cog’ – Joe Schmidt

Ireland’s head coach refused to accept the credit after guiding Ireland to their Six Nations triumph.

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