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# tickets - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do in Paris tonight?
# Early Thoughts
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# Early Thoughts

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do in Paris tonight?

Feb 11th 2012, 10:20 AM 2,754 Views 46 Comments

It’s a big night for the Irish rugby team – and for coach Declan Kidney. Join our open thread for a bit of pre-match chatter on tonight’s Six Nations game.

Memory lane: five classic clashes with the French
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

Memory lane: five classic clashes with the French

Feb 11th 2012, 9:34 AM 372 Views 0 Comments

We’ve had our ups and downs with les Bleus over the years. More downs if truth be told, but it’s always compulsive viewing.

# tickets - Friday 10 February, 2012

Worry: Sexton strain provokes Wallace call-up
# Six Nations 2012
From The42
# Six Nations 2012

Worry: Sexton strain provokes Wallace call-up

Feb 10th 2012, 9:36 PM 994 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster centre was gearing up to start for his province until Jonathan Sexton complained of ‘stiffness’ in his thigh.

Here's what the French media are saying ahead of Saturday's game
# Breaking Views
From The42
# Breaking Views

Here's what the French media are saying ahead of Saturday's game

Feb 10th 2012, 6:14 PM 1,239 Views 3 Comments

The country’s journalists assess the Ireland team, or ‘the little green men’ as they are referred to in certain papers.

Six Nations: three key battles in Paris
# Menage A Trois
From The42
# Menage A Trois

Six Nations: three key battles in Paris

Feb 10th 2012, 1:52 PM 384 Views 0 Comments

Here are three little skirmishes (amongst many others) that Ireland must win to keep any hopes of silverware alive.

'It brings out the best in you' - Jamie Heaslip looking forward to Paris trip
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

'It brings out the best in you' - Jamie Heaslip looking forward to Paris trip

Feb 10th 2012, 9:30 AM 339 Views 1 Comment

Ireland lost their opening Six Nations Championship game against Wales in Dublin last Sunday afternoon and face a daunting task to get their challenge back on track.

# tickets - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Same again: Just not good enough
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Same again: Just not good enough

Feb 9th 2012, 6:21 PM 526 Views 4 Comments

Kidney’s unchanged line up shows no competition for places and no ambition. It could be a long night in the Stade de France.

Opinion: Ireland must broaden horizons to pass French test
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Opinion: Ireland must broaden horizons to pass French test

Feb 9th 2012, 9:46 AM 569 Views 0 Comments

It’s time to change it up if Ireland are to get their Six Nations campaign back on track in Paris.

# tickets - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

'Happy man': Ferris cleared by Six Nations disciplinary committee
# Save Ferris
From The42
# Save Ferris

'Happy man': Ferris cleared by Six Nations disciplinary committee

Feb 8th 2012, 3:39 PM 4,774 Views 22 Comments

“Thank goodness that is all over,” Stephen Ferris tweets after he is cleared of citing charge.

Back to the drawing board: Ireland squad train ahead of Paris trip
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Back to the drawing board: Ireland squad train ahead of Paris trip

Feb 8th 2012, 3:13 PM 542 Views 0 Comments

Declan Kidney’s men look to get their Six Nations campaign back on track with against Les Blues on Saturday night at the Stade de France.

# tickets - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Six Nations: Sergeant Deccie's Lonely Hearts Committee
# Blogosphere
From The42
# Blogosphere

Six Nations: Sergeant Deccie's Lonely Hearts Committee

Feb 7th 2012, 12:28 PM 529 Views 1 Comment

Friend of The Score, Whiff of Cordite, snaps on the latex gloves for the autopsy on Ireland’s defeat to Wales.

Wales lock Bradley Davies has been cited.... but so has Stephen Ferris
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Wales lock Bradley Davies has been cited.... but so has Stephen Ferris

Feb 7th 2012, 11:39 AM 2,605 Views 15 Comments

Ferris was adjudged to have infringed in the final minute resulting in visiting full-back Leigh Halfpenny kicking the late, winning penalty.

# tickets - Monday 6 February, 2012

Opinion: Kidney must dig deep to turn this around
# All Change?
From The42
# All Change?

Opinion: Kidney must dig deep to turn this around

Feb 6th 2012, 7:19 PM 681 Views 0 Comments

Declan Kidney may be a conservative coach, but he has had some success before. He needs to look within himself to rediscover the courage of his convictions.

Six Nations: Team of the week
# First XV
From The42
# First XV

Six Nations: Team of the week

Feb 6th 2012, 6:02 PM 966 Views 0 Comments

George North made it onto this team as easily as he burst holes in Ireland’s defence, click through for pictures of the other lucky lads.

Open thread: What does Declan Kidney need to change for France game?
# Bloody Nose
From The42
# Bloody Nose

Open thread: What does Declan Kidney need to change for France game?

Feb 6th 2012, 8:01 AM 3,148 Views 61 Comments

Ireland’s rugby stars are waking up this morning facing an up-hill challenge… and a trip to Paris. What should the management do to get the campaign back on track?

# tickets - Sunday 5 February, 2012

The game in pictures: Ireland lose to Wales in Six Nations opener
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

The game in pictures: Ireland lose to Wales in Six Nations opener

Feb 5th 2012, 5:28 PM 616 Views 0 Comments

It all started so brightly. Here’s how Ireland’s frustrating defeat to Warren Gatland’s men looked through a lens.

Open thread: how do you expect Ireland to do against Wales today?
# Six Nations 2012
From The42
# Six Nations 2012

Open thread: how do you expect Ireland to do against Wales today?

Feb 5th 2012, 8:01 AM 3,267 Views 38 Comments

The time for talk from experts, pundits and players talk is almost over. What do you think will happen today in Ballsbridge?

# tickets - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Six Nations: All in the balance on opening day
# Test Rugby
From The42
# Test Rugby

Six Nations: All in the balance on opening day

Feb 4th 2012, 1:30 PM 262 Views 0 Comments

Spring is in the air and anything seems possible at the beginning of a new international year.

Know your enemy: TheScore's Six Nations fan focus, part II
# Fanzone
From The42
# Fanzone

Know your enemy: TheScore's Six Nations fan focus, part II

Feb 4th 2012, 10:30 AM 566 Views 1 Comment

Some of Europe’s top rugby bloggers share their thoughts on their side’s chances in this year’s Six Nations – and tell us what they really think about Ireland.

# tickets - Friday 3 February, 2012

Six Nations preview: here’s what 5 of the experts think…
# Six Nations 2012
From The42
# Six Nations 2012

Six Nations preview: here’s what 5 of the experts think…

Feb 3rd 2012, 3:05 PM 5,306 Views 11 Comments

As Ireland prepare to banish their Rugby World Cup hangover, we asked pundits, former players and commentators what they expected from the championship.

Know your enemy: TheScore's Six Nations fan focus, part I
# Fanzone
From The42
# Fanzone

Know your enemy: TheScore's Six Nations fan focus, part I

Feb 3rd 2012, 10:30 AM 538 Views 0 Comments

Some of Europe’s top rugby bloggers share their thoughts on their side’s chances in this year’s Six Nations – and tell us what they really think about Ireland.

Six Nations golden moments: Paulie’s ‘manic aggression’ speech, 2007
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

Six Nations golden moments: Paulie’s ‘manic aggression’ speech, 2007

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:35 AM 1,733 Views 0 Comments

In BOD’s absence, Paul O’Connell will lead Ireland out against Wales on Sunday. He’s pretty good at the pre-match words of encouragement.

# tickets - Thursday 2 February, 2012

'I certainly feel I'll be around for a little time yet' - could O'Driscoll line out at the next World Cup?
# Captain's Run
From The42
# Captain's Run

'I certainly feel I'll be around for a little time yet' - could O'Driscoll line out at the next World Cup?

Feb 2nd 2012, 4:52 PM 3,849 Views 10 Comments

Absent Ireland skipper is recovering from shoulder surgery.

Pack of eight: All you need to know about France
# Who's Who
From The42
# Who's Who

Pack of eight: All you need to know about France

Feb 2nd 2012, 3:06 PM 469 Views 0 Comments

The Six Nations will start in less than 48 hours, it’s time we sized up the favourites.

6 Nations golden moments: Shaggy snatches the Triple Crown in 2006
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

6 Nations golden moments: Shaggy snatches the Triple Crown in 2006

Feb 2nd 2012, 9:12 AM 650 Views 0 Comments

What we wouldn’t give for a repeat of this magic in Twickenham on St Patrick’s Day…

# tickets - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Caption competition: what was Paulie thinking during today's press conference?
# Picture It
From The42
# Picture It

Caption competition: what was Paulie thinking during today's press conference?

Feb 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 4,608 Views 61 Comments

The Ireland skipper’s mind seemed to drift away…

Pack of eight: All you need to know about Italy
# Who's Who
From The42
# Who's Who

Pack of eight: All you need to know about Italy

Feb 1st 2012, 3:06 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

Today we concentrate on the ever-improving Italians, can they claim another big scalp this year?

In pictures: this morning's Ireland squad training in Kildare
# Six Nations 2012
From The42
# Six Nations 2012

In pictures: this morning's Ireland squad training in Kildare

Feb 1st 2012, 1:18 PM 701 Views 0 Comments

Declan Kidney put his side through their paces in Maynooth earlier. Here’s how it happened.

Six Nations golden moments: Italy’s six-minute blitz in Murrayfield, 2007
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

Six Nations golden moments: Italy’s six-minute blitz in Murrayfield, 2007

Feb 1st 2012, 9:35 AM 292 Views 2 Comments

Today’s trip down memory lane is dedicated to TheScore.ie’s Italian readership. Remember those six minutes in Murrayfield?

New kids: Five players to watch out for in the Six Nations
# Nkotb
From The42
# Nkotb

New kids: Five players to watch out for in the Six Nations

Feb 1st 2012, 9:03 AM 1,631 Views 1 Comment

It’s the start of another World Cup cycle so there is plenty of new, uncapped talent about to grace international rugby.

# tickets - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Pack of eight: All you need to know about Scotland
# Who's Who
From The42
# Who's Who

Pack of eight: All you need to know about Scotland

Jan 31st 2012, 3:06 PM 387 Views 3 Comments

As we continue though Ireland’s Six Nations opposition in reverse order, we happen upon Scotland.

Six Nations golden moments: Saint-André’s try v England, 1991
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

Six Nations golden moments: Saint-André’s try v England, 1991

Jan 31st 2012, 9:35 AM 548 Views 0 Comments

Another day, another brilliant rugby memory to get us in the mood for the weekend. Allons, à Paris…

Here are the 10 players most likely to influence the 6 Nations Championship
# The Main Men
From The42
# The Main Men

Here are the 10 players most likely to influence the 6 Nations Championship

Jan 31st 2012, 9:00 AM 1,853 Views 1 Comment

We pick out the players that can potentially be pivotal to each of the competing countries’ success.

# tickets - Monday 30 January, 2012

Pack of eight: All you need to know about England
# Who's Who
From The42
# Who's Who

Pack of eight: All you need to know about England

Jan 30th 2012, 3:00 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

Each day this week will give you the low down on Ireland’s Six Nations opponents. First up, the old enemy.

Six Nations: Coghlan sets a minimum standard for Irish women
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Six Nations: Coghlan sets a minimum standard for Irish women

Jan 30th 2012, 2:00 PM 556 Views 0 Comments

Ireland captain, Fiona Coghlan, is eager to get back playing International rugby, signalling that nothing less than third will do.

Six Nations golden moments: Wales' frantic comeback v Scotland, 2010
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

Six Nations golden moments: Wales' frantic comeback v Scotland, 2010

Jan 30th 2012, 9:35 AM 361 Views 0 Comments

Five days, five brilliant Six Nations memories to enjoy. We begin in Cardiff…

# tickets - Friday 6 January, 2012

Olympics ticket resale suspended by London 2012 organisers
# Tout
From The42
# Tout

Olympics ticket resale suspended by London 2012 organisers

Jan 6th 2012, 3:11 PM 1,848 Views 1 Comment

More bad news for Lord Coe as requests for resale orders were suspended until the ticket system could be fixed.

# tickets - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Airline lets passengers pick seats based on other passengers' Facebook profiles
# Social Media
# Social Media

Airline lets passengers pick seats based on other passengers' Facebook profiles

Dec 15th 2011, 6:31 PM 5,805 Views 24 Comments

Want to choose who you’re sitting beside? A Dutch airline is letting passengers share their Facebook and LinkedIn profiles before picking a seat.

# tickets - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister
# Touting
# Touting

Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister

Dec 1st 2011, 11:13 AM 2,916 Views 14 Comments

Enterprise minister Richard Bruton says it’s up to ticket sellers to enforce anti-touting rules – and that legislation wouldn’t help.

# tickets - Friday 25 November, 2011

Planning on travelling to Euro 2012? Here's how you can apply for tickets
# Ticket Rush
From The42
# Ticket Rush

Planning on travelling to Euro 2012? Here's how you can apply for tickets

Nov 25th 2011, 4:24 PM 3,291 Views 0 Comments

The FAI has announced a set of loyalty criteria for fans hoping to travel to Poland and Ukraine next summer.