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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Lansdowne Road

All time
# don't stop me now
The Tank needs to be at his unstoppable best to top Picamoles
Sean O’Brien and the French No. 8 face off in a crucial back-row duel.
# 6 Nations
French media declare Brian O'Driscoll is 'dreaming of a winning farewell'
Midi Olympique believe a loss in Dublin may condemn France to the wooden spoon.
# 6 Nations
Ireland v France: We'll take 3-0 as well, says under-pressure Declan Kidney
Kidney and his France counterpart Philippe Saint-Andre are desperate for a win in Dublin.
# 6 Nations
In pictures: Paddy Jackson gets in some late kicking practice on Captain's Run at Aviva Stadium
Ireland take on France at Lansdowne tomorrow.
# proper clamped
Snapshot: Cian Healy's jeep gets clamped outside Shelbourne Hotel
French mind-games have sunk to a new low.
# the protector
'The form in the camp is brilliant' insists O'Mahony as France check-in
The Munster flanker has been solid in this year’s Six Nations without reaching spectacular heights.
# 6 Nations
Paddy Jackson declared fit to start against France
Leinster outhalf Ian Madigan will take his place on the Irish bench for the first time at Test level.
# kick the can-can
Can Fergus McFadden kick it? If only it were that simple
For all the talk of the Leinster back’s kicking abilities, he has scored only seven points with the boot this season.
# 6 Nations
Opinion: Injuries and indecision continue to dog Ireland's 6 Nations campaign
Declan Kidney is not helping matters with muddled messages and contradictions.
# Lansdowne roar
Conor Murray: Ireland ready to get over 'blip' and get Lansdowne roaring
“We have to show the public that there’s a bit of talent in this team,” declared the scrum-half.
Opinion: It's not the ending he deserved but axing Ronan O'Gara is the right call from Kidney
The Munster great should have went after the World Cup in 2011, say Whiff of Cordite.
# 6 Nations
Stay the course: Best calling for 'on the money' performance against French
The Ulster hooker says Ireland just need to be more efficient in their final two games this spring.
# 6 Nations
Here's Your Cian Healy Is The Next Tom Brady Picture Of The Day
‘How much you wanna make a bet I can throw a football over them mountains?’
# 6 Nations
France lock Pascal Pape to miss Dublin trip, rest of 6 Nations
Pape picked up the injury while he was captain of the side that lost 23-18 to Italy in Rome on 3 February.
# properchurch
7 people who think Cian Healy is a lucky boy this evening
The Ireland forward is free to face Les Bleus in Dublin next time out.
# 6 Nations
Good news for Ireland as Cian Healy’s 6 Nations ban appeal upheld
The Leinster man is now free to face France in Dublin.
# 6 Nations
Injury update: Scans for Gilroy and O'Callaghan as Sexton expected to be up and running this week
Next up, France in Dublin.
# Post-mortem
Opinion: ‘Giving Jamie Heaslip the captaincy of Brian O’Driscoll’s team could never work’
Kidney has made a cardinal mistake according to Emmet O’Rafferty.
# venues
Power rankings: Irish sports grounds
Were does your team’s stadium rank?
# Flying form
Snapshot: So, Donncha O'Callaghan seems excited about heading to Edinburgh this evening
‘Bagsy the window seat!’
# 6 Nations
Latest from Irish camp: Cian Healy dunks his biscuit while wearing a lagging jacket
Somewhere, a boiler is poorly insulated.
# The Boss
Cheese chips and Brucie? 7 things we learned about Brian O'Driscoll from #askbrian
It’s all cry babies and dirty nappies at the moment. But enough about the post-England team meeting.
# Croke Park Agreement
GRA hold protest outside Croke Park talks
Gardaí are due to start enforcing a number of measures tomorrow in protest at the cuts which will see them refuse to use personal equipment and strictly follow safety procedures.
# 6 Nations
6 Nations: Parisse to miss rest of Six Nations because of ref taunt
Italy will be without their skipper when Ireland hit Rome in a few weeks.
# scoire
6 Nations: Scots summon Cross for Sunday service with Ireland
Geoff Cross has been called up into the Scotland side for Sunday’s Six Nations international against Ireland at Murrayfield.
# 6 Nations
POLL: Declan Kidney is set to pick Paddy Jackson ahead of Ronan O’Gara… is it the right call?
The unproven Ulster star is to start against Scotland.
# Iresco
In pictures: Ireland's 6 Nations hopefuls back in business ahead of Scotland showdown
Declan Kidney’s men face a trip to Edinburgh this weekend.
# Banned
6 Nations chiefs confirm Cian Healy is suspended for Leinster’s game this weekend
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.
# Injury List
Sexton 'doubtful' for Scotland match as Ireland count cost of capitulation to England
Declan Kidney has plenty of injury concerns after the ‘attritional’ clash with England.
# 6 Nations
Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website
Not so many Irish names this week, Ted.
# lowlights
VIDEO: Relive today's game as England smash, grab and kick to victory
Watch in amazement as Jamie Heaslip concedes two kickable penalties in 78 (highlight reel) seconds.
# everybody hurts
Reaction: Headcount needed after England leave Ireland 'bruised and battered'
Irish coach Declan Kidney, meanwhile, was refusing to concede the Six Nations title to England.
# 6 Nations
'It's great to have a warrior in your dressing room like Brian O'Driscoll'
Ireland lock Donncha O’Callaghan pays credit to the former captain in what could be his final match against England.
# 6 Nations
3 Key Battles Ireland must win to beat England
Let’s get it on.
# 6 Nations
'Our President shouldn't have been put in that situation' - O'Callaghan on red carpet fiasco
Former Ireland hooker Shane Byrne had some choice words on the English captain’s “belligerence” in 2003.
# 6 Nations
Open thread: how do you think Ireland will get on against England today?
The Auld Enemy visit Lansdowne Road this afternoon.
# 6 Nations
Peter O'Mahony: Irish training is more vicious than anything you'll see in a Test match
The Munster flanker has recovered from a nasty blow to the head last week and is looking to inflict some hurt on England.
# clown prince
O'Callaghan on Zebo's flick: That's standard issue down around our way
The Ireland lock tells that high confidence has led directly to memorable moments of high skill.
# all for one
VIDEO: Jamie Heaslip fails to grasp the favourite player concept
If in doubt, reel off the teamsheet.
# 6 Nations
'Even at 14, there was something extraordinary with Farrell' - Shane Byrne
The England outhalf was nominated for Player of the Year in 2012 but admits he has a lot to learn.