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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Murrayfield

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Marks out of 10: How Ireland's players rated against Scotland
After a disappointing second half in Edinburgh, we ran the rule over our 23.
Scotland v Ireland, 6 Nations
Paddy Jackson and Luke Marshall made their Test debuts in a game of Irish possession and setpiece disasters.
Hogg's perfect chance to upstage future Lions teammate Kearney
Gavin Hastings feels the Glasgow back is one more good game away from securing a summer flight to Australia.
Open Thread: How do you think Ireland will fare in Scotland today
Ireland are in a make or break situation in Edinburgh this afternoon.
‘Old man’ Earls happy to be back in the front line
Suddenly, Keith Earls has found himself on the experienced end of the team bus.
Keyboard Warriors: Rugby bloggers of Ireland and Scotland chat it out
We got G-Chatting about Handling, Hogg and Hobbits. No mention of those nasty orks’s playing today.
Snapshot: So, Donncha O'Callaghan seems excited about heading to Edinburgh this evening
‘Bagsy the window seat!’
'Business as usual': O'Driscoll eyeing kick-start to 6 Nations bid
The former captain says Ireland are confident in their own game-plan and will ‘go after’ Scotland.
Latest from Irish camp: Cian Healy dunks his biscuit while wearing a lagging jacket
Somewhere, a boiler is poorly insulated.
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.
O'Mahony: O'Callaghan experience vital for Murrayfield
With the average age of Ireland’s back-line plummeting, the pack will benefit from 92 added caps.
In From The Side: Forget the Heineken Cup, Jackson will thrive in 6 Nations
Seven weeks after his 21st birthday, Ulster’s out-half deserves a little respect for how much he has achieved.
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.
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.
‘Let them come at us’: Ireland oozing confidence ahead of Scotland showdown
Conor Murray and his coaches insist there is a ‘good vibe’ in the camp despite their last result.
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.
6 Nations: Marshall set to take centre stage after shaking off injury
Ulster’s rising star has been backed to make his debut in place of Gordon D’Arcy this Sunday.
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.
‘All I want is to make Scotland proud’: Inspirational skipper Brown demands improvement
No matter what the challenge, flanker Kelly Browne is determined to meet it head on.
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.
Sean O'Brien not ready to give up the 6 Nations fight
“It is and it isn’t out of our own hands, do you know what I mean?” Not really Sean.
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.
Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website
Not so many Irish names this week, Ted.
Open thread: how do you think Ireland will get on against England today?
The Auld Enemy visit Lansdowne Road this afternoon.
VIDEO: Stuart Hogg finishes off Italy with 90-metre run
Also, a referee gets hit in the head.
Report: 4-try Scotland dominate lacklustre Italians
Stuart Hogg sprinted in an 80-metre try to seal a much-deserved win at Murrayfield.
Opinion: Discipline key if Ireland are to derail England's chariot at Lansdowne Road
Two cards like last Saturday and it won’t be a fun day out in D4.
Ireland v England: Stuart Lancaster keeps his midfield options open
Centres Billy Twelvetrees, Brad Barritt and Manu Tuilagi have all been included in the 25-man squad for Sunday’s trip to Dublin.
Ireland v England: Manu Tuilagi fit for trip to Dublin
The Leicester Tigers star has recovered from the ankle injury that kept him out of the Scotland game.
'Zonked' -- Heaslip hails team effort after leaving it all on the field in Cardiff
“To come away with a win from the Millennium Stadium, I’m absolutely chuffed to bits.”
England too strong for Scots ahead of trip to Dublin
England visit the Aviva Stadium in eight days’ time.
Match report: Ireland up and running after epic clash in Cardiff
The game appeared dead and buried at half-time but Wales fought back with tries from Alex Cuthbert, Leigh Halfpenny and Craig Mitchell.
VIDEO: This pass from Brian O'Driscoll to Simon Zebo was the best George Hook 'has ever seen'
The lad can play.
VIDEO: Check out THAT Simon Zebo flick and Cian Healy try in Cardiff
Take a bow son.
Open thread: how do you think Ireland will get on against Wales in the 6 Nations today?
It’s game-time.
In pictures: Jamie Heaslip leads Ireland squad in Cardiff captain's run
Declan Kidney’s squad were put through their paces at the Millennium Stadium.
8 pack: All you need to know about England in the 6 Nations
Except which end of Twickers has the best selection of pies.
Injuries will force Wales to evolve, says Roberts
The centre doesn’t necessarily believe the second row crisis makes the champions weaker.
POLL: Who do you think will win the 6 Nations?
Ireland kick off their title bid in Cardiff tomorrow. Can Deccie pull it off?
8 pack: Everything you need to know about Scotland
When will we see their likes again?