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#RBS 6 Nations

# rbs-6-nations - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The42 Analysing defeat in Cardiff: what are your questions for Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella? Analysis

# rbs-6-nations - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From The42 'The hardships you've gone through, the sacrifices...that moment crystallises everything' Captain's Log

'The hardships you've gone through, the sacrifices...that moment crystallises everything'

Rob Saunders was handed the Irish captaincy at 22 – having never played for the senior team before.

# rbs-6-nations - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry' Partners

'It will potentially be the trickiest test for myself and Garry'

Robbie Henshaw says he’s looking forward to playing Wales under lights.

# rbs-6-nations - Friday 24 February, 2017

From The42 'I've heard it said by a few English players that some of them felt uneasy before kick-off' 10 Years On

'I've heard it said by a few English players that some of them felt uneasy before kick-off'

Denis Leamy on ‘getting into the guts’ of Jonny Wilkinson and a ‘perfect day’ in 2007.

From The42 'In the changing room you see the guys' eyes welling up - sometimes it's the unspoken stuff' 10 Years On

'In the changing room you see the guys' eyes welling up - sometimes it's the unspoken stuff'

Isaac Boss has special memories of facing England at Croke Park in 2007.

# rbs-6-nations - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Sexton fit for France, PieGate ends in tears and all today's sport Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Sexton fit for France, PieGate ends in tears and all today's sport

Elsewhere, a new role for Damien Duff while Dan Carter’s drink-driving has cost dearly.

# rbs-6-nations - Monday 6 February, 2017

From The42 Ireland face 'nerve-wracking' 6 Nations campaign following Scotland defeat - Kearney Fallout

Ireland face 'nerve-wracking' 6 Nations campaign following Scotland defeat - Kearney

A second loss in the RBS 6 Nations is not an option, says the Ireland full-back.

# rbs-6-nations - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From The42 WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland Scores This post contains videos

WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign did not get the start that we hoped for today.

# rbs-6-nations - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special' BOD

'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special'

Brian O’Driscoll has been impressed with Garry Ringrose’s emergence at outside centre.

# rbs-6-nations - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From The42 'I love my country but I'll see where my life takes me': Conor O'Shea on seeking opportunities outside of Ireland The Italian Job

'I love my country but I'll see where my life takes me': Conor O'Shea on seeking opportunities outside of Ireland

The former Ireland fullback on taking over as Azzurri boss and the prospect of facing his homeland in Rome next year.

# rbs-6-nations - Saturday 2 April, 2016

From The42 'It's a big collision, isn't it?': Mike McCarthy on that hit and his severe concussion Against The Head

'It's a big collision, isn't it?': Mike McCarthy on that hit and his severe concussion

Leinster and Ireland second-row Mike McCarthy is on his way back after that sickening Six Nation’s concussion.

# rbs-6-nations - Friday 11 March, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Aussie set for Irish debut, O'Neill believes in youth and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Aussie set for Irish debut, O'Neill believes in youth and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Rafael Benitez is back in the Premier League while the Irish cricketers are out of the T20 World Cup.

# rbs-6-nations - Thursday 25 February, 2016

From The42 Eddie Jones stirs the pot: 'Sexton's mother and father would be worried about the whiplash' Mind Games

Eddie Jones stirs the pot: 'Sexton's mother and father would be worried about the whiplash'

The England coach has been full of chat ahead of Saturday’s crucial clash at Twickenham.

# rbs-6-nations - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Meet the Irish rugby team's secret weapon for this weekend's match Triple Crown Size

Meet the Irish rugby team's secret weapon for this weekend's match

He’s more than willing to answer Ireland’s call.

# rbs-6-nations - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The42 In pictures: Captains and coaches do their duty at the 6 Nations launch Meet And Greet This post contains images

In pictures: Captains and coaches do their duty at the 6 Nations launch

Here’s what happened when the men and women of six rugby nations met in London today.

# rbs-6-nations - Saturday 17 March, 2012

From The42 As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations

A St. Patrick’s Day showdown with the old enemy! Could Kidney’s men quash Lancaster’s English renaissance? Review our live coverage to find out.

From The42 As it happened: Wales v France, Six Nations Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Wales v France, Six Nations

With history and expectation weighing on their shoulders, could Wales rise to the occasion and claim a third Grand Slam in the space of eight years?

# rbs-6-nations - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

From The42 Best Ireland ready for England challenge Auld Enemy

Best Ireland ready for England challenge

Fresh from leading Ireland to a convincing victory over Scotland, Ulster’s Rory Best anticipates further improvement against England at Twickenham

# rbs-6-nations - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The42 Kidney announces side to face England No Surprises

Kidney announces side to face England

Leinster flanker Sean O’Brien rejoins the pack in anticipation of Ireland’s Six Nations showdown with England at Twickenham.

# rbs-6-nations - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From The42 Best ‘honoured’ to receive captaincy Pride

Best ‘honoured’ to receive captaincy

Taking the place of Paul O’Connell, Ulster veteran Rory Best will lead the Irish side to face Scotland on Saturday.

# rbs-6-nations - Sunday 4 March, 2012

From The42 As it happened: France v Ireland, Six Nations RBS 6 Nations

As it happened: France v Ireland, Six Nations

A Six Nations clash nearly a month in the making. Could Kidney’s men display that killer instinct, or were we doomed to suffer another gloomy afternoon in Paris?

# rbs-6-nations - Sunday 26 February, 2012

From The42 Strettle rues disallowed try Controversy

Strettle rues disallowed try

The winger has vented his frustration in the direction of match officials after the TMO intervened to deny England a crucial try at Twickenham yesterday.

# rbs-6-nations - Saturday 25 February, 2012

From The42 As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: England v Wales, Six Nations

Stuart Lancaster’s new look England were defending a 100% record at Twickenham, but did they have what it took to worry the World Cup semi-finalists?

# rbs-6-nations - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

From The42 Non, merci: Only ‘a few hundred’ take up offer of rescheduled France match Six Nations

Non, merci: Only ‘a few hundred’ take up offer of rescheduled France match

The IRFU has said that it does not expect the thousands that travelled for the postponed Six Nations clash in Paris earlier this month to return for the rescheduled game in March.

# rbs-6-nations - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

From The42 Wales plan for Ireland without key duo Engage

Wales plan for Ireland without key duo

Warren Gatland says prop Gethin Jenkins and fly-half Rhys Priestland are out of the start of the Six Nations campaign.

# rbs-6-nations - Friday 18 March, 2011

From The42 Tindall out for England as O'Driscoll talks of wrecking Slam Six Nations

Tindall out for England as O'Driscoll talks of wrecking Slam

Ireland’s captain says all the pressure is on England, who have only beaten Ireland once in their last eight meetings.

# rbs-6-nations - Saturday 12 February, 2011

From The42 Are Ireland to face future world kings tomorrow? French Connection

Are Ireland to face future world kings tomorrow?

After a traumatic autumn, Les Bleus will continue their climb back to the top of the game in Dublin tomorrow.

# rbs-6-nations - Monday 7 February, 2011

From The42 Five things we learned this weekend Different Class

Five things we learned this weekend

Gurning drunks, mangled classic-rock and through-the-legs nonsense from the French. There’s much to take in this Monday.

# rbs-6-nations - Sunday 6 February, 2011

From The42 From Grand Slam to giant slump Comment

From Grand Slam to giant slump

After an unconvincing performance in their Six Nations opener, Mark Hobbs tries to identify find where it’s going wrong for the 2009 Grand Slam winners.

# rbs-6-nations - Friday 28 January, 2011

From The42 Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game RBS 6 Nations

Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game

Ospreys physio is not optimistic of winger facing France a week after trip to Italy.

# rbs-6-nations - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

From The42 Jerry Flannery facing another frustrating six weeks on the sidelines The Hurt Locker

Jerry Flannery facing another frustrating six weeks on the sidelines

It’s not good news for the Munster hooker after scan.