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#Six Nations

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From The42 Furlong remains hopeful of being fit for restart of Ireland's Six Nations campaign Key Man

Furlong remains hopeful of being fit for restart of Ireland's Six Nations campaign

The 27-year-old Leinster tighthead hasn’t played since rugby got back up and running in August.

# six-nations - Monday 21 September, 2020

From The42 Griggs' Ireland set for Six Nations return next month as postponed fixture details confirmed We Go Again

# six-nations - Thursday 10 September, 2020

From The42 Exciting autumn for Farrell's Ireland as Fiji and Georgia get a welcome invitation New Look

Exciting autumn for Farrell's Ireland as Fiji and Georgia get a welcome invitation

Fixtures against Italy and Georgia look like chances to test the depth

# six-nations - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

From The42 Murray to have scan on thigh injury sustained in Munster's defeat to Leinster Worry

Murray to have scan on thigh injury sustained in Munster's defeat to Leinster

The scrum-half will hope to be cleared of serious injury with the Six Nations resuming next month.

# six-nations - Monday 10 August, 2020

From The42 Griggs' Ireland set for busy end to 2020 as World Cup European qualifier dates confirmed Back In Business

Griggs' Ireland set for busy end to 2020 as World Cup European qualifier dates confirmed

A huge end to this unprecedented year lies ahead.

# six-nations - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 'I'm sure we're going to see a few bolters for all countries' - Farrell Crystal Ball

'I'm sure we're going to see a few bolters for all countries' - Farrell

The Ireland boss is embracing the challenge of an uncertain season ahead.

From The42 Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations Leader

Farrell praises Sexton for 'super job' as Ireland captain during Six Nations

The 35-year-old took over from Rory Best for the Six Nations earlier this year.

# six-nations - Thursday 6 August, 2020

From The42 'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot Target

'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot

The national team head coach is excited about the new ‘Eight Nations’ tournament this autumn.

From The42 James Lowe 'a great tonic for Irish rugby' as November qualification looms On The Radar

James Lowe 'a great tonic for Irish rugby' as November qualification looms

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has been impressed with many elements of the Leinster wing’s game.

# six-nations - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

From The42 Connacht's Jack Carty has the tools to break back into the Ireland mix Playmaker

Connacht's Jack Carty has the tools to break back into the Ireland mix

The 27-year-old out-half had his struggles post-World Cup but remains a classy operator.

# six-nations - Thursday 30 July, 2020

From The42 Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window Approved

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window

Ireland are set to play six Tests in seven weekends from October through into December.

# six-nations - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

From The42 Busy autumn schedule is an exciting chance for Farrell's Ireland to progress Calendar

Busy autumn schedule is an exciting chance for Farrell's Ireland to progress

A new eight-team competition is set to see Ireland face Wales, England and Fiji.

# six-nations - Thursday 23 July, 2020

From The42 Wales’ 2020 fixtures to be away with Principality Stadium to remain a hospital Pitch Battle

Wales’ 2020 fixtures to be away with Principality Stadium to remain a hospital

The 74,500-seater ground is set to continue as a medical facility in case of second coronavirus spike.

# six-nations - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

From The42 Six Nations play down expectation of imminent deal with CVC No Deal Yet

Six Nations play down expectation of imminent deal with CVC

Bernard Laporte has said a deal is almost done.

# six-nations - Saturday 4 July, 2020

From The42 What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season? Options

What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season?

Ireland were due to face Australia in Brisbane today.

# six-nations - Thursday 4 June, 2020

The next Six Nations could be expanded to become a home-and-away tournament

It’s one of the options currently being considered, according to RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney.

# six-nations - Friday 22 May, 2020

From The42 IRFU confirms plans are in place for inter-pros at the Aviva in August Derbies

IRFU confirms plans are in place for inter-pros at the Aviva in August

The games would take place behind closed doors on 22 and 23 August.

From The42 Six Nations confirms it's working with SANZAAR on 'aligned global calendar' About Time

Six Nations confirms it's working with SANZAAR on 'aligned global calendar'

The two bodies have been in discussions during the lockdown.

# six-nations - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 Six Nations issues statement over mooted series without France and Italy Contingency Plan

Six Nations issues statement over mooted series without France and Italy

A report suggested that France and Italy would be excluded from the contingency ‘home nations’ competition.

# six-nations - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's Grand Slam success years? Slammers

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's Grand Slam success years?

Let’s find out what you know here.

# six-nations - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

From The42 The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons

The 18-year-old Ballinasloe and Connacht wing is a prolific try-scorer.

# six-nations - Thursday 2 April, 2020

From The42 'We talked about it being a one campaign thing' - Sexton says captaincy may be reviewed due to disrupted season Leader

'We talked about it being a one campaign thing' - Sexton says captaincy may be reviewed due to disrupted season

Johnny Sexton discussed his Ireland captaincy, dealing with critisicm, and how he is staying fit during the lockdown.

# six-nations - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

From The42 Speeding up the scrums a key future focus for World Rugby On The Clock

Speeding up the scrums a key future focus for World Rugby

The recent Scotland v France clash highlighted the frustration for many fans.

# six-nations - Monday 16 March, 2020

From The42 What does the 50:22 kick look like and how could it change rugby? Law

What does the 50:22 kick look like and how could it change rugby?

The law was trialled in Australia last year.

From The42 When Joe Schmidt's Ireland went to Paris and won the Six Nations Trés Bien

When Joe Schmidt's Ireland went to Paris and won the Six Nations

We reflect on the agonisingly tense Irish victory on the final day of the 2014 championship.

# six-nations - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 'I get told I should retire walking around Tesco': Abuse from fans getting tiresome, says North Social Distancing

'I get told I should retire walking around Tesco': Abuse from fans getting tiresome, says North

The Welsh star opens up about online and offline trolls, and concerns regarding his history of head injuries.

From The42 Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind Breaking

Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind

Earlier, the WRU had said the game would go ahead but sense has finally prevailed.

# six-nations - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 Marler handed 10-week ban for Alun Wyn Jones genital grab Banned

Marler handed 10-week ban for Alun Wyn Jones genital grab

England prop banned following disciplinary hearing in Dublin.

From The42 RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased' Not In Line

RFU and Jones 'regret any implication that Ben O’Keeffe was biased'

The England head coach had criticised the referee after their win over Wales.

From The42 Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead Cardiff Encounter

Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead

The Six Nations fixture is due to take place in Cardiff on Saturday.

# six-nations - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 Analysis: Total accuracy at the breakdown is now almost impossible for referees Side Entry

Analysis: Total accuracy at the breakdown is now almost impossible for referees

Eoin Toolan takes a look at some of the issues with the modern-day breakdown.

From The42 Fianna Fáil want urgent meeting with IRFU to discuss Sky's 6 Nations bid Crunch Talks

Fianna Fáil want urgent meeting with IRFU to discuss Sky's 6 Nations bid

Party spokesperson on sport, Marc MacSharry, wrote to the Union this morning in bid to keep tournament on free-to-air TV.

# six-nations - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

From The42 Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements Latest

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements

More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.

From The42 Farrell wary of over-loading Test schedule around November 6 Nations

Farrell wary of over-loading Test schedule around November

There are many unknowable variables as Covid-19 spreads, but Farrell hopes that player welfare concerns are maintained and Ireland avoid playing five Tests in five weeks.

# six-nations - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Joe Marler has been cited for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones' genitals Hearing

Joe Marler has been cited for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones' genitals

England’s Courtney Lawes and Manu Tuilagi are also facing disciplinary hearings in Dublin this week.

From The42 Farrell says Ireland players were deflated to hear of France postponement 6 Nations

Farrell says Ireland players were deflated to hear of France postponement

The squad trained in Abbottstown today believing they are well in the hunt for the Championship.

From The42 Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed CONFIRMED

Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed

The decision has been made due to fears over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

From The42 TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend On The Box

TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend

The biggest game in Europe was in an empty stadium, other events were cancelled and Roy Keane bantered with Micah Richards. Thank heavens for France.

# six-nations - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From The42 Ireland's visit to Paris in major doubt as France bans gatherings of more than 1,000 Confusion

Ireland's visit to Paris in major doubt as France bans gatherings of more than 1,000

The French rugby federation says ‘there is no official information’ to confirm the game will be postponed.

From The42 Scotland's Ritchie 'shocked' by Haouas punch as France blow Grand Slam hopes Les Bleus See Red This post contains videos

Scotland's Ritchie 'shocked' by Haouas punch as France blow Grand Slam hopes

Les Bleus crashed to a 28-17 defeat at Murrayfield.

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