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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From The42 World Rugby shelves Nations Championship plan Not A Runner

World Rugby shelves Nations Championship plan

Rugby union chiefs wanted to launch a new cross-hemisphere championship from 2022.

# six-nations - Sunday 28 April, 2019

From The42 'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward' Ireland Women

'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'

Ireland Women have no games this summer, while the five top nations play each other in July

# six-nations - Friday 12 April, 2019

From The42 'A complete embarrassment' - O'Shea criticises reaction to Ireland's performance in the Six Nations Over The Top

'A complete embarrassment' - O'Shea criticises reaction to Ireland's performance in the Six Nations

The Italian coach said over-reaction to victory and defeat was also a factor in his time with Ireland.

# six-nations - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

From The42 Next France coach will be chosen before World Cup says Les Bleus rugby chief, Laporte Succession Plan

Next France coach will be chosen before World Cup says Les Bleus rugby chief, Laporte

He also commented on stories linking Ronan O’Gara to the French backroom staff.

# six-nations - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones named Six Nations Player of the Championship Wynner

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones named Six Nations Player of the Championship

The veteran Ospreys lock was outstanding throughout the tournament for the Grand Slam winners.

# six-nations - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England 6 Nations

Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England

Eddie Jones says psychology has been an issue for England since the last World Cup, but Billy Vunipola sees it differently.

From The42 Tom Farrell senses noticeable improvement after Ireland camp Better Again

Tom Farrell senses noticeable improvement after Ireland camp

The Connacht centre remains uncapped, but already feels his reaction time and decision-making improved in Carton House.

# six-nations - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From The42 The Six Nations fixtures for 2020 and 2021 have just been announced Fill In The Diary

The Six Nations fixtures for 2020 and 2021 have just been announced

Scotland are up first for Andy Farrell’s Ireland.

From The42 Anscombe calls for end to Welsh club uncertainty The Regions

Anscombe calls for end to Welsh club uncertainty

A proposed merger between the Scarlets and the Ospreys collapsed.

# six-nations - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Six Nations wash-out shows human side of Schmidt 6 Nations

Six Nations wash-out shows human side of Schmidt

The outgoing head coach won’t tear up his gameplan and start anew, so Ireland will have to fight their way out of this corner.

From The42 Griggs' Ireland fall to 10th in latest World Rugby rankings after dismal Six Nations Low Ebb

# six-nations - Monday 18 March, 2019

From The42 England boss Jones to call in 'pressure coach' after Scotland slump Mental Scars

England boss Jones to call in 'pressure coach' after Scotland slump

The England head coach is seeking outside help to address his side’s mental issues before the World Cup.

# six-nations - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The42 AWJ +14: It's The42's Six Nations Team of the Championship Our Picks

AWJ +14: It's The42's Six Nations Team of the Championship

Here’s who stood out for us since the start of February.

From The42 'We haven't been catastrophic' - Schmidt must identify bug that has hit Ireland Out Of Form

'We haven't been catastrophic' - Schmidt must identify bug that has hit Ireland

Wales were far superior in Cardiff as they secured their Grand Slam against Ireland.

From The42 Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England Learning Curve

Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England

The hosts squandered a 31-point lead and needed a last-gasp try to snatch a draw against Scotland.

# six-nations - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best Leader

'Pressure can do very strange things to you' - Ireland captain Best

The 36-year-old made his final appearance in the Six Nations in Cardiff.

From The42 'We just need to make sure we can use days like today to our advantage' Win Or Learn

'We just need to make sure we can use days like today to our advantage'

Rob Kearney says the players expect a backlash after a horribly substandard performance in Cardiff.

From The42 'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray Halfbacks

'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray

The Ireland boss only replaced his starting halfbacks in the closing 10 minutes in Cardiff.

From The42 England salvage dramatic late draw after stunning Scotland comeback Great Scots

England salvage dramatic late draw after stunning Scotland comeback

Gregor Townsend’s side scored six tries in the second half — but were denied a famous win at the death.

From The42 'A mistake leaving the roof open,' says Gatland as he celebrates Grand Slam Open And Shut Case

'A mistake leaving the roof open,' says Gatland as he celebrates Grand Slam

The winning coach also joked that his side were not looking tired, despite Eddie Jones’ assertions.

From The42 Wales do the Slam as Schmidt's shambolic Ireland end Six Nations on dire note Well Beaten

Wales do the Slam as Schmidt's shambolic Ireland end Six Nations on dire note

Warren Gatland’s side were superb as they claimed a third Grand Slam under the Kiwi head coach.

From The42 Penaud punishes Italy as France survive late onslaught 6 Nations

Penaud punishes Italy as France survive late onslaught

The wing scored, assisted and denied tries in a tight contest in Rome.

From The42 As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Six Nations Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland went to rain on a Welsh Grand Slam parade.

From The42 36 players and lots of lessons: Schmidt gets wider look at Ireland in Six Nations Futureproofing

36 players and lots of lessons: Schmidt gets wider look at Ireland in Six Nations

Tadhg Beirne and Kieran Marmion are the latest two to be involved in this championship.

From The42 '1883?' Eddie Jones pokes a little fun at Scotland's winless run in Twickenham Calcutta Cup

'1883?' Eddie Jones pokes a little fun at Scotland's winless run in Twickenham

However, the Australian then called for an improved atmosphere from the Twickenham crowd.

# six-nations - Friday 15 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings Respects

Ireland rugby team share 'heartfelt sympathies' with Christchurch after shootings

Wales also passed on their respects to everyone affected by the events in New Zealand.

From The42 'You’d have to ask the Irish guys what their mentality is' - Roof stays open in Cardiff Roofgate

'You’d have to ask the Irish guys what their mentality is' - Roof stays open in Cardiff

Ireland made a request for the roof not to be closed despite the poor forecast.

From The42 'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us' Turnover Threat

'He's the complete package and I'm delighted to have him alongside us'

Peter O’Mahony and Tadhg Beirne will bring their destructive Munster link to the green jersey tomorrow.

# six-nations - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Stander ready to meet fire with fire in red-hot Principality atmosphere Cj

Stander ready to meet fire with fire in red-hot Principality atmosphere

The Munster number eight is looking to make another big impact against Wales this weekend.

From The42 Cardiff cauldron is Beirne's opportunity to force his way into World Cup plans The42 Rugby Weekly

Cardiff cauldron is Beirne's opportunity to force his way into World Cup plans

Tadhg Beirne needs to seize his Six Nations debut, Bernard Jackman says.

From The42 Henderson set for 'few weeks' sidelined as Schmidt signals intent in Cardiff Grand Finale

Henderson set for 'few weeks' sidelined as Schmidt signals intent in Cardiff

The Kiwi hopes the fine margins and crucial decision go his team’s way in his last Six nations match.

From The42 Roof debate rages as Wales request closure, while Schmidt prefers match in open air Open And Shut Case

Roof debate rages as Wales request closure, while Schmidt prefers match in open air

Warren Gatland wants to close the Principality roof because he says they have “a responsibility to the game as a spectacle.”

From The42 Beirne's big chance, O'Brien's recall and Kearney's calm at 15 Talking Points

Beirne's big chance, O'Brien's recall and Kearney's calm at 15

Joe Schmidt has handed the Munster man an opportunity to show his class for Ireland in Cardiff.

From The42 Beirne and O'Brien in harness as Ireland bid to halt Welsh title bid Slambusters

Beirne and O'Brien in harness as Ireland bid to halt Welsh title bid

Joe Schmidt has also recalled Andrew Porter, Kieran Marmion and Quinn Roux to his squad for his final Six Nations match.

From The42 Maitland named at fullback in Scotland team to face England London Calling

Maitland named at fullback in Scotland team to face England

Head coach Gregor Townsend has made six changes to his team for Saturday’s game at Twickenham.

From The42 Benetton youngster handed debut as Italy aim to avoid fourth Six Nations whitewash in a row Roma Invicta

Benetton youngster handed debut as Italy aim to avoid fourth Six Nations whitewash in a row

Marco Zanon, 21, will start at centre against France on Saturday.

From The42 Wales 'look a bit tired' and Ireland 'peaking at the right time' - Eddie Jones Mind Games

Wales 'look a bit tired' and Ireland 'peaking at the right time' - Eddie Jones

The England boss is hoping Joe Schmidt’s side win in Cardiff on Saturday.

From The42 Major boost for Wales with Williams fit for Grand Slam shot against Ireland Cardiff Clash

Major boost for Wales with Williams fit for Grand Slam shot against Ireland

Warren Gatland has named an unchanged matchday 23 for the clash in Cardiff.

From The42 Eddie Jones makes four changes to England team to face Scotland Calcutta Cup

Eddie Jones makes four changes to England team to face Scotland

England can still win the championship if Ireland manage to do them a favour against Wales in Cardiff.

From The42 Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans Impact

Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans

The 25-year-old is hoping for a fourth appearance in the championship against Wales.

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