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Ryan Wilson escapes 'contact with eye area' ban, available for clash with Ireland
The disciplinary committee decided that Wilson’s offence was ‘reckless, light and fleeting’.
Schmidt: 'We can't afford to keep conceding three tries a game'
Scotland’s success in attacking Ireland out wide last year will give Joe Schmidt and Andy Farrell plenty of headaches.
Murray and Sexton limited in training as Schmidt looks to next week for Furlong and Henderson
Schmidt was enthusiastic about the chances offered to Joey Carbery and Kieran Marmion in today’s session.
'A talent hits a target, a genius hits a target nobody else can see' - Van Graan on Conor Murray
The Munster head coach was forced to wince as Conor Murray took treatment late on against Wales.
Scotland number 8 Wilson cited ahead of crunch clash with Ireland
The back row will find out on Wednesday if he will be permitted to face Ireland after appearing to make contact with the eye area of Nathan Hughes.
Last year's defeat in Edinburgh still rankles in Grand Slam-chasing Ireland squad
10 straight Test wins for Ireland set them on course for a mouth-watering meeting with Gregor Townsend’s impressive side.
'It doesn't need to be said what is expected when you wear a 13 jersey with Ireland'
Chris Farrell delivered a magnificent performance on his first Six Nations outing.
'I apologise to Joe if I upset him': Schmidt and Gatland trade frosty compliments
Warren Gatland was full of praise for Ireland’s five-try display, but his tone wasn’t completely sincere.
Player ratings as Ireland see off Wales in Six Nations thriller
Chris Farrell and Keith Earls were consistently excellent in a topsy-turvy affair.
Fierce fraternal rivalry makes Wales a pivotal point in Ireland's season
New faces on the pitch do not diminish the spiky relationship between these sides.
Best allays concern over Sexton fitness, plans an unhappy 100th for Gatland
The out-half needed some physio attention at the Aviva Stadium today, but returned to finish out the session, according to the captain.
Jumpy off-field, unshakable on it: Dan Leavy is ready for the biggest game of his career
Errors, momentous occasions, pivotal contests: the Leinster man sees every challenge as well within his stride.
'One opposition coach has tried to create that story': Schmidt defends Ireland's creative powers
Ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Wales, Schmidt sought to dispel comments Warren Gatland made in 2015.
Fergie time again, Porter pounces and more talking points as Ireland name side to face Wales
The absence of two Lions from the tight five will be felt.
'I get a call every Monday from the old man and mum, trying to tweak my game'
Bundee Aki has more than Joe Schmidt to answer to when the odd pass goes astray.
'Bundee’s eyes lit up when I tried to take him on the outside'
Having missed out on November, the in-form Sean Cronin is taking satisfaction in vital contributions no matter what stage of the match.
'We have to put Conor and his kicking game under pressure'
Wales are intent on attacking Ireland’s strengths during Saturday’s pivotal Six Nations clash.
Faletau misses out as Wales name starting XV to face Ireland
However, Gatland has been able to recall Liam Williams, Leigh Halfpenny and Dan Biggar for his 100th match in charge of the Principality.
'It just doesn't feel like the other knee': O'Mahony's 2015 injury can't just be forgotten
The blindside no longer thinks about his ACL when running out for games, but he has to keep it in mind throughout the rest of his work week.
Focus inwards as Ireland bid to end winless run against Wales
Losses in Cardiff and a draw last time out in Dublin have left Ireland without a Six Nations win over Wales since 2014.
Wales match may come too soon, but Ringrose ready to step up return
Stuart Lancaster suggests the centre may make his return against the Kings and does not expect to have Robbie Henshaw available to take on Saracens on 1 April.
A definitive ranking of the best Six Nations tries so far
32 tries into the 2018 Championship, we give you the cream that’s risen to the top.
England will test their scrum against 'biggest, ugliest, strongest' Georgian pack in training this week
Eddie Jones’ forwards have a heavy workload before an open training session later in the week.
French rugby players questioned as witnesses by Scottish police at Edinburgh Airport
Police Scotland say “no crime has been committed” following their inquiries.
Terrific Thomas, excellent Earls and the rest of our Six Nations Team of the Week
Scotland got back in the winners’ circle. England and Ireland marched on. But who stood out for you?
Stockdale shows thirst for tries with clinical late finish
The Ulster wing appeared to have an easy pass option, but trusted his speed to sustain his remarkable try-per-Test ratio.
First international try 'something special', but Aki refuses to ease off the pedal
The Connacht man opened his try-scoring account with a powerful barge over the line in the first half of Ireland’s win over Italy.
'Keith Earls has gotten a little bit older, he hasn’t gotten any slower' -- Schmidt
While Sergio Parisse hailed Ireland’s style, the closing 25 minutes presented a few concerns for Joe Schmidt’s men.
Following a 6-year absence, Lionel Beauxis will start for France against Scotland
The out-half has not won an international cap since 2012.
Sexton and Murray on shortlist for Six Nations Player of the Tournament
Grand Slam winners England lead the way with three nominees.
Vunipola stars again as England claim first Grand Slam in 13 years
Eddie Jones’ side recorded a 31-21 win in Paris to make it five wins from five in this year’s Six Nations.
World Rugby calls for explanation on why Marler wasn't punished for 'gypsy boy' jibe
The Six Nations organisers have been put under scrutiny following the remark aimed at Wales prop Samson Lee.
'Wales scrummage terribly illegally!' Eddie Jones is back playing mind games
Referees afraid to ping Welsh infractions, says Jones ahead of Six Nations showdown.
England unchanged for Wales clash - but big Manu Tuilagi is back on the bench
Centre set to make his first international appearance since June 2014.
James Haskell wants to stop showing slo-mo replays of foul play on stadium screens
“Any tackle looks pretty bad when seen like that.”
'Everything else, apart from the rugby, is a sideshow': Ireland not taking Eddie Jones's bait
Best hails Josh van der Flier as a “handful” ahead of his Ireland debut.
Power boost for Ireland U20s, but injury forces changes in the pack
Leinster back row Greg Jones and Munster prop Ben Betts look set to make their debut away to England.
McCloskey and Marshall standing by as Jared Payne sits out Ireland training
The Kiwi took almost a full part in training on Monday, but was back in the physio room today.
'Everyone hates England!' Eddie Jones calls on players to use rivalry as motivation
“There is that long-seated rivalry and hatred of England. You can feel it.”
'It hurts when he tackles': No fear over Dillane's physicality ahead of likely Twickenham debut
Connacht’s bruising lock has been 24th man so far in this tournament, but injury means he is next in line for the number 19 shirt next time out.