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#Grand Slam

# grand-slam - Monday 25 February, 2013

History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest
# Protect This House
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# Protect This House

History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest

Feb 25th 2013, 10:33 AM 1,166 Views 0 Comments

The Irish women have already sealed a Triple Crown and lead the table with two games remaining.

Opinion: Allow Kidney his 6 Nations farewell but new coach is needed for summer tour
# Borrowed Time
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# Borrowed Time

Opinion: Allow Kidney his 6 Nations farewell but new coach is needed for summer tour

Feb 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,199 Views 61 Comments

It would be pointless to have an outgoing coach take a young Irish squad to play America and Canada in June.

# grand-slam - Friday 22 February, 2013

Snapshot: So, Donncha O'Callaghan seems excited about heading to Edinburgh this evening
# Flying Form
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# Flying Form

Snapshot: So, Donncha O'Callaghan seems excited about heading to Edinburgh this evening

Feb 22nd 2013, 6:01 PM 17,496 Views 24 Comments

‘Bagsy the window seat!’

Latest from Irish camp: Cian Healy dunks his biscuit while wearing a lagging jacket
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

Latest from Irish camp: Cian Healy dunks his biscuit while wearing a lagging jacket

Feb 22nd 2013, 2:11 PM 3,073 Views 2 Comments

Somewhere, a boiler is poorly insulated.

Cheese chips and Brucie? 7 things we learned about Brian O'Driscoll from #askbrian
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

Cheese chips and Brucie? 7 things we learned about Brian O'Driscoll from #askbrian

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:57 AM 16,247 Views 12 Comments

It’s all cry babies and dirty nappies at the moment. But enough about the post-England team meeting.

# grand-slam - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

6 Nations: Parisse to miss rest of Six Nations because of ref taunt
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

6 Nations: Parisse to miss rest of Six Nations because of ref taunt

Feb 20th 2013, 6:05 PM 2,082 Views 3 Comments

Italy will be without their skipper when Ireland hit Rome in a few weeks.

6 Nations: Scots summon Cross for Sunday service with Ireland
# Scoire
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# Scoire

6 Nations: Scots summon Cross for Sunday service with Ireland

Feb 20th 2013, 1:17 PM 1,153 Views 4 Comments

Geoff Cross has been called up into the Scotland side for Sunday’s Six Nations international against Ireland at Murrayfield.

POLL: Declan Kidney is set to pick Paddy Jackson ahead of Ronan O’Gara… is it the right call?
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

POLL: Declan Kidney is set to pick Paddy Jackson ahead of Ronan O’Gara… is it the right call?

Feb 20th 2013, 6:40 AM 6,324 Views 25 Comments

The unproven Ulster star is to start against Scotland.

# grand-slam - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

In pictures: Ireland's 6 Nations hopefuls back in business ahead of Scotland showdown
# Iresco
From The42
# Iresco

In pictures: Ireland's 6 Nations hopefuls back in business ahead of Scotland showdown

Feb 19th 2013, 2:25 PM 7,296 Views 9 Comments

Declan Kidney’s men face a trip to Edinburgh this weekend.

# grand-slam - Friday 15 February, 2013

6 Nations chiefs confirm Cian Healy is suspended for Leinster’s game this weekend
# Banned
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# Banned

6 Nations chiefs confirm Cian Healy is suspended for Leinster’s game this weekend

Feb 15th 2013, 3:30 PM 6,599 Views 20 Comments

The prop was hit with a three-week ban this week for a stamp on England’s Dan Cole in the Lansdowne Rd defeat last weekend.

# grand-slam - Monday 11 February, 2013

Sexton 'doubtful' for Scotland match as Ireland count cost of capitulation to England
# Injury List
From The42
# Injury List

Sexton 'doubtful' for Scotland match as Ireland count cost of capitulation to England

Feb 11th 2013, 5:46 PM 6,141 Views 10 Comments

Declan Kidney has plenty of injury concerns after the ‘attritional’ clash with England.

Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website

Feb 11th 2013, 1:23 PM 4,538 Views 6 Comments

Not so many Irish names this week, Ted.

# grand-slam - Sunday 10 February, 2013

VIDEO: Relive today's game as England smash, grab and kick to victory
# Lowlights
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# Lowlights

VIDEO: Relive today's game as England smash, grab and kick to victory

Feb 10th 2013, 7:16 PM 1,023 Views 2 Comments

Watch in amazement as Jamie Heaslip concedes two kickable penalties in 78 (highlight reel) seconds.

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will get on against England today?
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will get on against England today?

Feb 10th 2013, 7:52 AM 6,798 Views 56 Comments

The Auld Enemy visit Lansdowne Road this afternoon.

# grand-slam - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Opinion: Discipline key if Ireland are to derail England's chariot at Lansdowne Road
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Opinion: Discipline key if Ireland are to derail England's chariot at Lansdowne Road

Feb 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,192 Views 5 Comments

Two cards like last Saturday and it won’t be a fun day out in D4.

# grand-slam - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Ireland v England: Stuart Lancaster keeps his midfield options open
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

Ireland v England: Stuart Lancaster keeps his midfield options open

Feb 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 1,202 Views 0 Comments

Centres Billy Twelvetrees, Brad Barritt and Manu Tuilagi have all been included in the 25-man squad for Sunday’s trip to Dublin.

# grand-slam - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Rob Kearney staying with Leinster, signs new two-year deal
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Rob Kearney staying with Leinster, signs new two-year deal

Feb 5th 2013, 5:30 PM 8,838 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland man is going nowhere.

Robshaw expecting Irish backlash after Twickenham demolition
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Robshaw expecting Irish backlash after Twickenham demolition

Feb 5th 2013, 7:33 AM 3,729 Views 8 Comments

The young England captain will be content ‘grind out’ any manner of win in Dublin this Sunday.

# grand-slam - Monday 4 February, 2013

Ireland v England: Manu Tuilagi fit for trip to Dublin
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

Ireland v England: Manu Tuilagi fit for trip to Dublin

Feb 4th 2013, 4:47 PM 7,576 Views 36 Comments

The Leicester Tigers star has recovered from the ankle injury that kept him out of the Scotland game.

# grand-slam - Sunday 3 February, 2013

5 things we learned from the first weekend of 6 Nations action
# Winning Feeling
From The42
# Winning Feeling

5 things we learned from the first weekend of 6 Nations action

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:36 PM 31,063 Views 38 Comments

With France’s loss to Italy, the clash between Ireland and England may prove to be a championship decider.

'Zonked' -- Heaslip hails team effort after leaving it all on the field in Cardiff
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

'Zonked' -- Heaslip hails team effort after leaving it all on the field in Cardiff

Feb 3rd 2013, 12:30 AM 3,185 Views 4 Comments

“To come away with a win from the Millennium Stadium, I’m absolutely chuffed to bits.”

# grand-slam - Saturday 2 February, 2013

England too strong for Scots ahead of trip to Dublin
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

England too strong for Scots ahead of trip to Dublin

Feb 2nd 2013, 6:17 PM 2,357 Views 0 Comments

England visit the Aviva Stadium in eight days’ time.

Match report: Ireland up and running after epic clash in Cardiff
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Match report: Ireland up and running after epic clash in Cardiff

Feb 2nd 2013, 4:05 PM 13,351 Views 36 Comments

The game appeared dead and buried at half-time but Wales fought back with tries from Alex Cuthbert, Leigh Halfpenny and Craig Mitchell.

Open thread: So, what did you make of Ireland's performance in Wales?
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

Open thread: So, what did you make of Ireland's performance in Wales?

Feb 2nd 2013, 3:31 PM 10,407 Views 70 Comments

Not bad, eh?

VIDEO: This pass from Brian O'Driscoll to Simon Zebo was the best George Hook 'has ever seen'
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

VIDEO: This pass from Brian O'Driscoll to Simon Zebo was the best George Hook 'has ever seen'

Feb 2nd 2013, 2:49 PM 11,161 Views 18 Comments

The lad can play.

VIDEO: Check out THAT Simon Zebo flick and Cian Healy try in Cardiff
# Flick To Kick
From The42
# Flick To Kick

VIDEO: Check out THAT Simon Zebo flick and Cian Healy try in Cardiff

Feb 2nd 2013, 2:21 PM 18,335 Views 15 Comments

Take a bow son.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, 6 Nations From The42
Live Feb 2nd 2013, 1:30 PM

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, 6 Nations

8 things to get you pumped up for Wales v Ireland
# Pre-match Prep
From The42
# Pre-match Prep

8 things to get you pumped up for Wales v Ireland

Feb 2nd 2013, 12:35 PM 7,330 Views 6 Comments

Paul O’Connell and others have some words of inspiration for Declan Kidney’s men ahead of today’s game.

Rugby clichés we'd love to kick to touch
# Grand Slam
From The42
# Grand Slam

Rugby clichés we'd love to kick to touch

Feb 2nd 2013, 12:08 PM 3,772 Views 4 Comments

Ahead of the start of the Six Nations, we’ve put together a list of excuses and statements you hear at almost every game.

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will get on against Wales in the 6 Nations today?
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will get on against Wales in the 6 Nations today?

Feb 2nd 2013, 6:25 AM 5,987 Views 54 Comments

It’s game-time.

# grand-slam - Friday 1 February, 2013

8 pack: All you need to know about 6 Nations champions Wales
# Know Your Enemy
From The42
# Know Your Enemy

8 pack: All you need to know about 6 Nations champions Wales

Feb 1st 2013, 8:00 PM 1,671 Views 2 Comments

the fifth and final instalment in our team-by-team guide this year’s tournament.

5 reasons Ireland can, will win the 6 Nations
# Spirit Of '09
From The42
# Spirit Of '09

5 reasons Ireland can, will win the 6 Nations

Feb 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 4,000 Views 8 Comments

Positive mental attitude.

In pictures: Jamie Heaslip leads Ireland squad in Cardiff captain's run
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

In pictures: Jamie Heaslip leads Ireland squad in Cardiff captain's run

Feb 1st 2013, 4:23 PM 11,699 Views 19 Comments

Declan Kidney’s squad were put through their paces at the Millennium Stadium.

5 reasons Ireland can't, won't win the 6 Nations
# Curmudgeon
From The42
# Curmudgeon

5 reasons Ireland can't, won't win the 6 Nations

Feb 1st 2013, 3:00 PM 4,629 Views 13 Comments

It’s gonna be a long seven weeks.

8 pack: All you need to know about England in the 6 Nations
# 8 Pack
From The42
# 8 Pack

8 pack: All you need to know about England in the 6 Nations

Feb 1st 2013, 11:06 AM 1,276 Views 0 Comments

Except which end of Twickers has the best selection of pies.

Injuries will force Wales to evolve, says Roberts
# Millennium Stadium
From The42
# Millennium Stadium

Injuries will force Wales to evolve, says Roberts

Feb 1st 2013, 8:59 AM 620 Views 0 Comments

The centre doesn’t necessarily believe the second row crisis makes the champions weaker.

POLL: Who do you think will win the 6 Nations?
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

POLL: Who do you think will win the 6 Nations?

Feb 1st 2013, 8:30 AM 9,285 Views 74 Comments

Ireland kick off their title bid in Cardiff tomorrow. Can Deccie pull it off?

# grand-slam - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Know your enemy: TheScore.ie's 6 Nations fan focus, part deux
# Lowdown
From The42
# Lowdown

Know your enemy: TheScore.ie's 6 Nations fan focus, part deux

Jan 31st 2013, 11:30 AM 1,181 Views 1 Comment

We asked the people who know Italy and France best to spill the beans before the tournament kicked off.

# grand-slam - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Kidney: Ireland will focus on own game, not Wales'
# Quiet Confidence
From The42
# Quiet Confidence

Kidney: Ireland will focus on own game, not Wales'

Jan 30th 2013, 3:31 PM 959 Views 0 Comments

The head coach says Ireland’s aim is to play to their potential when the Six Nations kicks off.

In From The Side: Kidney has turned the ship around
# Column
From The42
# Column

In From The Side: Kidney has turned the ship around

Jan 30th 2013, 1:10 PM 2,245 Views 4 Comments

The head coach has learned from his own mistakes, made some tough decisions and is pushing Ireland back towards the top table.