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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
# Grow The Game
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# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,018 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

# six-nations - Monday 10 May, 2021

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced

May 10th 2021, 10:21 AM 28,624 Views 50 Comments

Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under 20s Championships will also be shown on Virgin Media.

# six-nations - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Ireland to welcome champions Wales to Dublin in 2022 Six Nations opener From The42

Ireland to welcome champions Wales to Dublin in 2022 Six Nations opener

Apr 28th 2021, 2:46 PM 5,958 Views 2 Comments

Organisers aim for a ‘return to normality’ in 2022.

# six-nations - Sunday 25 April, 2021

'I thought I was going to be absolutely smoked. He would have melted me in the ribs'
# Inside Line
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# Inside Line

'I thought I was going to be absolutely smoked. He would have melted me in the ribs'

Apr 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 56,959 Views 16 Comments

Jack Conan talks us through some of his play for Ireland and Leinster in recent months.

# six-nations - Friday 23 April, 2021

Briggs urges Ireland to be brave ahead of 'incredibly important' showdown with Italy
# Kicking On
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# Kicking On

Briggs urges Ireland to be brave ahead of 'incredibly important' showdown with Italy

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:53 PM 398 Views 0 Comments

The former out-half is expecting ‘a cracker’ in Donnybrook today.

# six-nations - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Eddie Jones receives ‘full support’ from RFU despite England's disastrous Six Nations campaign
# Debrief
From The42
# Debrief

Eddie Jones receives ‘full support’ from RFU despite England's disastrous Six Nations campaign

Apr 20th 2021, 3:02 PM 3,420 Views 2 Comments

The Australian presided over a fifth-place finish for the second time in his Twickenham reign.

# six-nations - Friday 16 April, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 8:03 PM 25,250 Views 19 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

# six-nations - Friday 2 April, 2021

Hamish Watson named Six Nations player of the tournament
# Jock Of All Trades
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# Jock Of All Trades

Hamish Watson named Six Nations player of the tournament

Apr 2nd 2021, 2:54 PM 9,725 Views 14 Comments

Watson won the prize ahead of Irish nominees Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Beirne.

# six-nations - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game

Mar 31st 2021, 7:36 PM 3,122 Views 0 Comments

The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.

# six-nations - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

7s star Murphy Crowe backed to 'tear it up' in Ireland's Six Nations campaign
# Prolific
From The42
# Prolific

7s star Murphy Crowe backed to 'tear it up' in Ireland's Six Nations campaign

Mar 30th 2021, 4:30 PM 5,577 Views 1 Comment

The Tipperary woman has been a ruthless try-scorer on the World Sevens Series.

# six-nations - Monday 29 March, 2021

Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France
# Crime And Punishment
From The42
# Crime And Punishment

Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France

Mar 29th 2021, 8:28 PM 7,636 Views 9 Comments

The out-half was dismissed late in the second half at the Stade de France.

# six-nations - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Gregor Townsend hails Scotland spirit after ending long wait for win in France From The42

Gregor Townsend hails Scotland spirit after ending long wait for win in France

Mar 27th 2021, 11:16 AM 4,487 Views 4 Comments

Scotland had not claimed an away victory over France since 1999.

# six-nations - Friday 26 March, 2021

From despair to joy - Wayne Pivac celebrates Welsh triumph
# Wayne's World
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# Wayne's World

From despair to joy - Wayne Pivac celebrates Welsh triumph

Mar 26th 2021, 11:04 PM 8,349 Views 18 Comments

Pivac’s men had been forced to wait an additional six days to discover their fate following Saturday’s last gasp defeat to France.

Players need to pull their socks up to avoid seeing red, insists Nigel Owens
# Laws
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# Laws

Players need to pull their socks up to avoid seeing red, insists Nigel Owens

Mar 26th 2021, 8:44 AM 8,501 Views 12 Comments

Ireland duo Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki deserved to be dismissed he said.

# six-nations - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'It’s beginning to hack me off' – Hogg hurt by France's trophy talk
# Grand Finale
From The42
# Grand Finale

'It’s beginning to hack me off' – Hogg hurt by France's trophy talk

Mar 25th 2021, 5:53 PM 10,532 Views 3 Comments

Scotland can secure their highest-ever Six Nations finish with an eight-point win over Les Bleus.

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'
# Impact
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# Impact

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'

Mar 25th 2021, 3:31 PM 26,927 Views 15 Comments

Rhys Ruddock would have loved more game time in the Six Nations.

# six-nations - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Russell and Ntamack return for Six Nations finale
# Playmakers
From The42
# Playmakers

Russell and Ntamack return for Six Nations finale

Mar 24th 2021, 1:51 PM 6,802 Views 3 Comments

The Six Nations will finally be decided by Friday night’s postponed game.

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead
# Review
From The42
# Review

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead

Mar 24th 2021, 7:52 AM 13,108 Views 3 Comments

The lineout and scrum were superb during this championship but there’s lots of work to do elsewhere.

# six-nations - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

France's Willemse out of Scotland Six Nations title-decider after Wales red
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

France's Willemse out of Scotland Six Nations title-decider after Wales red

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:44 PM 6,566 Views 4 Comments

The second row was slapped with a two-game ban.

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,708 Views 52 Comments

The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.

Eddie Jones faces 'brutally honest analysis' after England's Six Nations flop
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Eddie Jones faces 'brutally honest analysis' after England's Six Nations flop

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:51 PM 7,402 Views 7 Comments

RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney said on Tuesday no stone would be left unturned during the inquest.

# six-nations - Monday 22 March, 2021

England prop Ellis Genge has not been cited for elbowing Johnny Sexton
# No Ban
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# No Ban

England prop Ellis Genge has not been cited for elbowing Johnny Sexton

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:41 PM 77,409 Views 68 Comments

The incident occurred in the 77th minute of Ireland’s win over the English.

Bundee Aki to face disciplinary hearing tomorrow over England red card
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Bundee Aki to face disciplinary hearing tomorrow over England red card

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:52 AM 12,433 Views 32 Comments

The Connacht centre was dismissed during Ireland’s 32-18 win at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point
# Benchmark
From The42
# Benchmark

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:05 AM 13,585 Views 12 Comments

Last weekend’s convincing win over England was a new peak for this Irish team.

# six-nations - Sunday 21 March, 2021

'Eddie can't play for us' - Itoje defends coach Jones after Six Nations flop
# In Defence Of
From The42
# In Defence Of

'Eddie can't play for us' - Itoje defends coach Jones after Six Nations flop

Mar 21st 2021, 2:59 PM 11,440 Views 12 Comments

The England head coach is facing calls for his dismissal.

Wales left ‘numb’ after late France try denied them Grand Slam in Paris
# Chaotic
From The42
# Chaotic

Wales left ‘numb’ after late France try denied them Grand Slam in Paris

Mar 21st 2021, 12:59 PM 9,045 Views 6 Comments

Fabien Galthie’s side were 32-30 winners after a dramatic finale last night.

'Something we worked on all week' - Ireland's attack cuts England apart
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

'Something we worked on all week' - Ireland's attack cuts England apart

Mar 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 44,194 Views 23 Comments

Ireland scored excellent tries through Keith Earls and Jack Conan, and nearly had a beautiful third.

'One or two headaches for Warren' as Irish players put hands up for Lions
# Performance
From The42
# Performance

'One or two headaches for Warren' as Irish players put hands up for Lions

Updated Mar 21st 2021, 9:42 AM 64,227 Views 71 Comments

The series against the Springboks has yet to be confirmed.

Eddie Jones confident he can turn England's inconsistent form around
# Mate
From The42
# Mate

Eddie Jones confident he can turn England's inconsistent form around

Mar 21st 2021, 7:47 AM 8,870 Views 15 Comments

Ireland were dominant against Jones’ side in Dublin yesterday.

# six-nations - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Sexton's sanity proven as Ireland trounce England
# Madness To Method
From The42
# Madness To Method

Sexton's sanity proven as Ireland trounce England

Mar 20th 2021, 8:42 PM 17,124 Views 33 Comments

‘I don’t think you guys listened to us,’ said Jonathan Sexton after Ireland delivered the best performance of the Andy Farrell era.

Ireland blow England away as Farrell era hits an impressive benchmark
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Ireland blow England away as Farrell era hits an impressive benchmark

Mar 20th 2021, 6:39 PM 72,847 Views 203 Comments

Robbie Henshaw led the way in a convincing Irish win at the Aviva Stadium.

Scotland rack up record score in rout of Italy
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Scotland rack up record score in rout of Italy

Mar 20th 2021, 4:26 PM 10,943 Views 6 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s side ran in eight tries against the Azzurri.

779 carries and 502 tackles later - CJ Stander has been relentless for Ireland
# Last Hurrah
From The42
# Last Hurrah

779 carries and 502 tackles later - CJ Stander has been relentless for Ireland

Mar 20th 2021, 8:23 AM 21,096 Views 41 Comments

The 30-year-old will play his final Test today against England in Dublin.

England a daunting challenge as Ireland look to finish Six Nations on a high
# Finale
From The42
# Finale

England a daunting challenge as Ireland look to finish Six Nations on a high

Mar 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,155 Views 31 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men will need to be at their peak but that may not even be enough.

# six-nations - Friday 19 March, 2021

Name this ex-Ireland rugby player and win a Six Nations matchday hamper
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

Name this ex-Ireland rugby player and win a Six Nations matchday hamper

Mar 19th 2021, 12:37 PM 11,408 Views 16 Comments

We’re giving away the last of these great prizes thanks to William Hill.

Conor Murray ignores 'outside noise' as he gets set to return for Ireland
# Perception
From The42
# Perception

Conor Murray ignores 'outside noise' as he gets set to return for Ireland

Mar 19th 2021, 1:00 AM 5,585 Views 9 Comments

The 31-year-old scrum-half makes his return tomorrow against England.

# six-nations - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Date for delayed France-Scotland game confirmed
# Refixed
From The42
# Refixed

Date for delayed France-Scotland game confirmed

Mar 18th 2021, 7:48 PM 9,692 Views 3 Comments

The Six Nations clash will take place on 26 March at 8pm.

'We're looking forward to him progressing in the big games for Leinster'
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

'We're looking forward to him progressing in the big games for Leinster'

Mar 18th 2021, 5:28 PM 11,922 Views 26 Comments

James Lowe drops out of the Ireland matchday 23 for the clash with England.

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash

Mar 18th 2021, 3:25 PM 46,612 Views 149 Comments

Bundee Aki, Jack Conan, Dave Kilcoyne, and Josh van der Flier all start.

'Satisfied' France unchanged for crunch Wales clash
# As You Were
From The42
# As You Were

'Satisfied' France unchanged for crunch Wales clash

Mar 18th 2021, 1:44 PM 3,006 Views 5 Comments

Second-row Romain Taofifenua, fly-half Matthieu Jalibert and flanker Dylan Cretin keep their places.

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