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#6Nations

# 6nations - All time

Schmidt begins prep for what will be his toughest Six Nations test yet
# Repeat Feat
From The42
# Repeat Feat

Schmidt begins prep for what will be his toughest Six Nations test yet

Jan 25th 2016, 9:30 PM 15,886 Views 65 Comments

The opposition looks strong, there’s no Paul O’Connell and Ireland must travel to London and Paris.

Joe Schmidt calls Connacht prop Bealham into Six Nations squad
# New Face
From The42
# New Face

Joe Schmidt calls Connacht prop Bealham into Six Nations squad

Jan 25th 2016, 3:49 PM 12,320 Views 26 Comments

The 24-year-old Australia native has replaced the injured Marty Moore.

Marty Moore will miss the 6 Nations with hamstring injury
# Injury Blow
From The42
# Injury Blow

Marty Moore will miss the 6 Nations with hamstring injury

Jan 25th 2016, 12:42 PM 5,823 Views 18 Comments

The Leinster prop picked up the knock at the weekend.

Connacht prop Buckley recovering quickly after ankle surgery, Henshaw set for scan
# Propped And Ready
From The42
# Propped And Ready

Connacht prop Buckley recovering quickly after ankle surgery, Henshaw set for scan

Jan 6th 2016, 6:00 AM 5,864 Views 4 Comments

Sitting third in the table, Pat Lam says his side are ‘in a good place’ to achieve their season’s goals.

Garcès to take charge of Ireland's crucial Six Nations opener against Wales
# Men In The Middle
From The42
# Men In The Middle

Garcès to take charge of Ireland's crucial Six Nations opener against Wales

Nov 11th 2015, 3:46 PM 6,740 Views 27 Comments

Tournament rookie Angus Gardiner will hold the whistle for Ireland’s home meeting against Italy.

'Are you trying to make me cry?' - How it felt to retire just before Leinster won the European Cup
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

'Are you trying to make me cry?' - How it felt to retire just before Leinster won the European Cup

Apr 4th 2015, 10:00 AM 21,233 Views 7 Comments

Keith Gleeson was one of Leinster’s most consistent performers but just missed out on European glory.

The most monstrous beard in rugby is sadly going to be cut down in its prime
# Lumberjack
From The42
# Lumberjack

The most monstrous beard in rugby is sadly going to be cut down in its prime

Mar 30th 2015, 1:09 PM 12,229 Views 4 Comments

It is for a good cause, but we are going to miss Geoff Cross’ beard.

Women's rugby stars specialise late, but more young athletes benefit every sport
# Cross-pollination
From The42
# Cross-pollination

Women's rugby stars specialise late, but more young athletes benefit every sport

Mar 29th 2015, 6:30 PM 6,502 Views 2 Comments

New Zealander Tania Rosser was destined to play rugby, but she put time in in other codes too.

Paul O'Connell has been named Player of the Six Nations for 2015
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

Paul O'Connell has been named Player of the Six Nations for 2015

Mar 27th 2015, 3:26 PM 28,212 Views 65 Comments

There won’t be too many arguments with this.

Analysis: That weird Sean O'Brien lineout tactic worked against Scotland
# Intelligence
From The42
# Intelligence

Analysis: That weird Sean O'Brien lineout tactic worked against Scotland

Mar 27th 2015, 11:50 AM 30,963 Views 40 Comments

Following on from the Tullow Tank’s failed effort against England, Rory Best got it spot on in Murrayfield.

We're still a bag of nerves watching Irish fans bear England V France in Murrayfield
# Behind The Scenes
From The42
# Behind The Scenes

We're still a bag of nerves watching Irish fans bear England V France in Murrayfield

Mar 25th 2015, 6:03 PM 10,656 Views 9 Comments

No amount of spoilers could ruin this spectacle.

'People would always ask, is it tag rugby?' -- Double 6 Nations champ Ali Miller
# Full Contact
From The42
# Full Contact

'People would always ask, is it tag rugby?' -- Double 6 Nations champ Ali Miller

Mar 24th 2015, 7:34 PM 4,515 Views 0 Comments

The winger isn’t playing for fame, but was happy to help her side put their best foot forward on a fast track in Scotland.

Poll: Should the Six Nations introduce bonus points to encourage attack?
# Entertainment
From The42
# Entertainment

Poll: Should the Six Nations introduce bonus points to encourage attack?

Mar 24th 2015, 8:12 AM 8,663 Views 26 Comments

Do you think it would be a good idea for the Six Nations to follow the trend of other competitions?

Zebo's slam and Keatley's composure: 4 underrated things that helped Ireland win the 6 Nations
# Little Things
From The42
# Little Things

Zebo's slam and Keatley's composure: 4 underrated things that helped Ireland win the 6 Nations

Mar 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 23,786 Views 32 Comments

A few key contributors flew a little under the radar amidst all the celebrations.

Wild speculation alert! Let's forecast what the next Lions squad would look like today
# Pick The Team
From The42
# Pick The Team

Wild speculation alert! Let's forecast what the next Lions squad would look like today

Mar 23rd 2015, 9:33 PM 38,661 Views 124 Comments

We will be happy if 50% of these guys end up in New Zealand.

The42's big 6 Nations awards extravaganza
# Gongs
From The42
# Gongs

The42's big 6 Nations awards extravaganza

Mar 23rd 2015, 6:46 PM 11,016 Views 12 Comments

Put down that ice-pack and get your tux on for our big end-of-Championship bash.

Analysis: Rampant O'Brien benefits from Schmidt's intelligent Ireland attack
# Power Plays
From The42
# Power Plays

Analysis: Rampant O'Brien benefits from Schmidt's intelligent Ireland attack

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:30 PM 8,389 Views 8 Comments

We break down the plays that saw the Tullow Tank cross twice, as well as the build-up to Jared Payne’s score.

'We wanted that ruthless streak': Niamh Briggs keeping firm grip on 6 Nations crown
# Captain Fantastic
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

'We wanted that ruthless streak': Niamh Briggs keeping firm grip on 6 Nations crown

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:15 PM 9,663 Views 4 Comments

“I made my feelings known to everybody that I wasn’t going to use the changes as an excuse.”

3 Irish players make the 12-man shortlist for the 6 Nations Player of the Tournament
# Making The Cut
From The42
# Making The Cut

3 Irish players make the 12-man shortlist for the 6 Nations Player of the Tournament

Mar 23rd 2015, 4:04 PM 36,820 Views 37 Comments

There are four English men, two apiece from Scotland and Wales, one from Italy and none from France on the list.

Analysis: Ireland's attacking belief flows to fire them to Six Nations title
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

Analysis: Ireland's attacking belief flows to fire them to Six Nations title

Mar 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 13,987 Views 15 Comments

In the first part of a study of Ireland’s attack against Scotland, we look at captain Paul O’Connell’s early try.

The42's virtually impossible 2015 Six Nations quiz
# It's Quiziness Time
From The42
# It's Quiziness Time

The42's virtually impossible 2015 Six Nations quiz

Mar 23rd 2015, 12:18 PM 17,244 Views 17 Comments

It’s so difficult, you’ll have to Google the answers.

A definitive ranking of the top 10 tries in this year's 6 Nations
# Whitewash
From The42
# Whitewash

A definitive ranking of the top 10 tries in this year's 6 Nations

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:18 AM 8,169 Views 8 Comments

No. They’re not all from Super Saturday.

'It was just surreal' - The Irish players experienced the last day drama just like we did
# Nailbiter
From The42
# Nailbiter

'It was just surreal' - The Irish players experienced the last day drama just like we did

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:00 AM 16,652 Views 5 Comments

It was an anxious wait for Conor Murray to see if Ireland would retain their title.

We need to build a Six Nations trapdoor and push a team through it
# Relegation
From The42
# Relegation

We need to build a Six Nations trapdoor and push a team through it

Mar 23rd 2015, 12:05 AM 15,272 Views 25 Comments

It is time to revamp our favourite spring tournament.

Each one of yesterday's 27 tries tells its own story in the Six Nations' greatest ever day
# Feast
From The42
# Feast

Each one of yesterday's 27 tries tells its own story in the Six Nations' greatest ever day

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:21 PM 13,548 Views 13 Comments

There were so many cracking scores in the riveting finale to the Six Nations.

All of a sudden England's coach has morphed into Eddie O'Sullivan
# Second Place Stuart
From The42
# Second Place Stuart

All of a sudden England's coach has morphed into Eddie O'Sullivan

Mar 22nd 2015, 5:17 PM 21,771 Views 23 Comments

Just like the former Ireland boss, Stuart Lancaster has made a habit of finishing runners up.

The returning Irish heroes are so sound they are letting fans lift the Six Nations trophy
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

The returning Irish heroes are so sound they are letting fans lift the Six Nations trophy

Mar 22nd 2015, 4:21 PM 13,687 Views 8 Comments

Irish rugby fans need to get to Dublin Airport ASAP.

Two Six Nations titles in two days as the Ireland women win big in Scotland
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Two Six Nations titles in two days as the Ireland women win big in Scotland

Mar 22nd 2015, 3:16 PM 10,558 Views 11 Comments

Just like the men yesterday, chasing a points total brought the best out of the women.

The Welsh media reacted to Ireland's Six Nations win exactly how you thought they would
# Rival View
From The42
# Rival View

The Welsh media reacted to Ireland's Six Nations win exactly how you thought they would

Mar 22nd 2015, 2:27 PM 28,021 Views 30 Comments

They put a lot of work into their front page, to be fair.

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Women's Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 22nd 2015, 2:00 PM

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Women's Six Nations

How the world's media reacted to Ireland's Six Nations triumph
# Paper Talk
From The42
# Paper Talk

How the world's media reacted to Ireland's Six Nations triumph

Mar 22nd 2015, 12:35 PM 23,838 Views 26 Comments

From New Zealand to Wales, we take a look at what they’re saying about Joe Schmidt’s men.

Four Italians! Stephen Jones' team of the Six Nations is very Stephen Jonesy
# Peak Troll
From The42
# Peak Troll

Four Italians! Stephen Jones' team of the Six Nations is very Stephen Jonesy

Mar 22nd 2015, 12:19 PM 19,818 Views 25 Comments

The Sunday Times writer was in great form this morning.

Do you agree with our Six Nations team of the tournament?
# XV To One
From The42
# XV To One

Do you agree with our Six Nations team of the tournament?

Mar 22nd 2015, 11:01 AM 49,568 Views 91 Comments

We’ve crunched the numbers and this is the XV we’ve come up with.

'I’ll just have to pinch myself and let it sink in' - Robbie Henshaw
# Hen Party
From The42
# Hen Party

'I’ll just have to pinch myself and let it sink in' - Robbie Henshaw

Mar 22nd 2015, 9:46 AM 9,570 Views 7 Comments

The centre has gone form winning Connacht Senior Cups to Six Nations championships in just three years.

Letter from Edinburgh: Ireland's travelling support play a blinder
# Fanatic
From The42
# Fanatic

Letter from Edinburgh: Ireland's travelling support play a blinder

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:15 AM 11,507 Views 8 Comments

Captain Paul O’Connell said it was ‘incredible’ to win the Six Nations in front of a big Irish crowd.

'Ultimate leader' Paul O'Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success
# Captain Fantastic
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

'Ultimate leader' Paul O'Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 9,063 Views 11 Comments

The 35-year-old lock lifted the Six Nations trophy for the second time in two years last night.

'I felt strong again' - The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best
# Sob
From The42
# Sob

'I felt strong again' - The Tullow Tank is back to his rampaging best

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:00 AM 8,687 Views 2 Comments

Sean O’Brien was man of the match as Ireland secured a second consecutive Six Nations title.

Ireland Women 'keeping it between the ditches' to reel in 6 Nations title
# Make It A Double
From The42
# Make It A Double

Ireland Women 'keeping it between the ditches' to reel in 6 Nations title

Mar 21st 2015, 9:32 PM 7,815 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Briggs’ side must beat Scotland by a 27-point margin to claim the Six Nations title tomorrow.

Schmidt: 'I’ve got a sick son, the reality for me is a long way from rugby'
# Future President
From The42
# Future President

Schmidt: 'I’ve got a sick son, the reality for me is a long way from rugby'

Mar 21st 2015, 9:15 PM 121,212 Views 64 Comments

Ireland’s head coach pushed the credit for back-to-back Six Nations on the players and his coaching staff.

The greatest 6 Nations day ends with the sweetest of all Ireland's titles
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

The greatest 6 Nations day ends with the sweetest of all Ireland's titles

Mar 21st 2015, 9:05 PM 13,337 Views 17 Comments

Disruptions could have played havoc on Ireland’s campaign, but they held it together throughout.