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#Six Nations 2012

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Gatland breaks both heels in domestic accident
# Recovering
From The42
# Recovering

Gatland breaks both heels in domestic accident

Apr 12th 2012, 11:11 AM 554 Views 1 Comment

The Wales rugby coach took a fall while on a visit back to New Zealand over Easter.

RFU reward Stuart Lancaster with England job
# Hot Seat
From The42
# Hot Seat

RFU reward Stuart Lancaster with England job

Mar 29th 2012, 12:59 PM 277 Views 0 Comments

The RFU have confirmed they’ve agreed a four-year contract with the 42-year-old.

Must do better: Ireland's Six Nations end-of-term report card
# Back Of The Class
From The42
# Back Of The Class

Must do better: Ireland's Six Nations end-of-term report card

Mar 22nd 2012, 7:20 AM 578 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have been often brilliant, frequently decent and occasionally awful in recent years. In this Six Nations Championship, they were all three at some stage.

Alex Cuthbert plans to pay off student loan with Grand Slam bonus
# Priorities
From The42
# Priorities

Alex Cuthbert plans to pay off student loan with Grand Slam bonus

Mar 20th 2012, 12:14 PM 853 Views 0 Comments

Wales’ hero against France may also be in the market for a new motor.

Tommy Bowe warns of New Zealand bloodbath
# Haka
From The42
# Haka

Tommy Bowe warns of New Zealand bloodbath

Mar 19th 2012, 12:36 PM 1,244 Views 3 Comments

Declan Kidney will have to pick his men up after a disappointing end to the Six Nations, with the All Blacks on the horizon.

Six Nations: Kidney: Ross injury was the turning point
# Six Nations 2012
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# Six Nations 2012

Six Nations: Kidney: Ross injury was the turning point

Mar 17th 2012, 8:01 PM 1,300 Views 3 Comments

Declan Kidney was making no excuses for Ireland’s poor showing against England at Twickenham, and said his side would have lessons to learn.

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against England
# How They Rated
From The42
# How They Rated

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against England

Mar 17th 2012, 7:24 PM 1,706 Views 11 Comments

It really wasn’t pretty, was it?

Six Nations wrap: Wales taste Grand Slam glory
# Land Of My Fathers
From The42
# Land Of My Fathers

Six Nations wrap: Wales taste Grand Slam glory

Mar 17th 2012, 6:18 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men made it a clean sweep for the third time in eight seasons, as Andy Robinson’s Scotland took home the wooden spoon.

As it happened: Italy v Scotland, Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 17th 2012, 12:24 PM

As it happened: Italy v Scotland, Six Nations

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do against England today?
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

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

Mar 17th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,463 Views 41 Comments

Ireland face a resurgent England at Twickenham in a much-anticipated St Patrick’s Day showdown.

No shortage of motivation to beat old enemy – Bowe
# Can't Wait
From The42
# Can't Wait

No shortage of motivation to beat old enemy – Bowe

Mar 15th 2012, 1:55 PM 428 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Bowe is aiming to finish the Six Nations on a high, and maybe even grab himself a sneaky try-scoring record along the way.

Has Ireland's new-look coaching set-up reinvigorated the squad?
# Brains Trust
From The42
# Brains Trust

Has Ireland's new-look coaching set-up reinvigorated the squad?

Mar 15th 2012, 12:11 PM 632 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Foley has come due to Ger Smal’s unfortunate ill-health. But has the enforced change helped Declan Kidney’s backroom?

Strettle passed fit for Twickenham test
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Strettle passed fit for Twickenham test

Mar 15th 2012, 11:24 AM 148 Views 0 Comments

England have made just one change to the starting XV which beat France in the Stade de France last weekend.

Will the real Six Nations team of the tournament please stand up...
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Will the real Six Nations team of the tournament please stand up...

Mar 14th 2012, 2:44 PM 1,183 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday’s award shortlist was a farce, writes Tom Fox. Here’s who should be lauded.

Big talk: Ferris brands English 'bad losers'
# Mud-slinging
From The42
# Mud-slinging

Big talk: Ferris brands English 'bad losers'

Mar 14th 2012, 11:19 AM 2,293 Views 5 Comments

Stephen Ferris is the latest to stoke the flames ahead of Saturday’s visit to Twickenham.

Heaslip: 'Beating England is one of the most enjoyable things an Irishman can do'
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Heaslip: 'Beating England is one of the most enjoyable things an Irishman can do'

Mar 14th 2012, 7:15 AM 428 Views 0 Comments

The No.8 is looking forward to Saturday’s match.

Opinion: England have come full circle
# Endgame
From The42
# Endgame

Opinion: England have come full circle

Mar 13th 2012, 8:05 AM 519 Views 0 Comments

12 months on from an ambush in the Aviva, will England be wary of falling into the same old trap against Irish ‘underdogs’?

Looking back: here's what the Scottish papers said about Ireland on Saturday
# Review
From The42
# Review

Looking back: here's what the Scottish papers said about Ireland on Saturday

Mar 12th 2012, 7:20 PM 1,285 Views 0 Comments

Section of the visitors’ media criticised the Irish for playing “very close to the edge of the laws all the time”.

Injury update: Best, O’Brien, Ryan all expected to be fit by Saturday
# No Worries
From The42
# No Worries

Injury update: Best, O’Brien, Ryan all expected to be fit by Saturday

Mar 12th 2012, 3:20 PM 1,865 Views 0 Comments

Ireland have nothing more than a couple of bumps and bruises to worry about ahead of Saturday’s trip to Twickenham.

It's Monday, so here's your Six Nations team of the week
# Prestige
From The42
# Prestige

It's Monday, so here's your Six Nations team of the week

Mar 12th 2012, 12:36 PM 1,213 Views 0 Comments

Donnacha Ryan made it, but who are the 14 others to join him? Right this way.

Five things we learned from this week's Six Nations
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Five things we learned from this week's Six Nations

Mar 12th 2012, 11:37 AM 945 Views 1 Comment

On the penultimate weekend of the championship, there was still scope for surprise. Who knew?

Six Nations as it happened: France v England From The42
Live Mar 11th 2012, 2:45 PM

Six Nations as it happened: France v England

Lee Jones still in hospital, but making 'good progess'
# On The Mend
From The42
# On The Mend

Lee Jones still in hospital, but making 'good progess'

Mar 11th 2012, 1:07 PM 913 Views 0 Comments

The winger is expected to travel back to Scotland tomorrow following his injury in yesterday’s Six Nations match.

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against the Scots
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against the Scots

Mar 10th 2012, 7:32 PM 1,161 Views 0 Comments

It was another eventful evening at Lansdowne Road as Declan Kidney’s men took on the Scots. Here’s how we think they went.

Match report: London calling for four-star Ireland
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Match report: London calling for four-star Ireland

Mar 10th 2012, 7:26 PM 7,220 Views 22 Comments

Declan Kidney’s men will travel to Twickenham to face England next week in good spirits after seeing off a determined but one dimensional Scottish side.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 10th 2012, 4:33 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations

7 questions that may be answered at Lansdowne Road this evening...
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

7 questions that may be answered at Lansdowne Road this evening...

Mar 10th 2012, 2:45 PM 549 Views 0 Comments

Patrick McCarry is in his seat at the Aviva Stadium and ready for Ireland v Scotland. Here’s what’s in store.

As it happened: Wales v Italy, Six Nations From The42
Live Mar 10th 2012, 2:24 PM

As it happened: Wales v Italy, Six Nations

Six Nations preview: Reach for the sky, Ireland
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Six Nations preview: Reach for the sky, Ireland

Mar 10th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,204 Views 0 Comments

Scotland’s pack will be out to impress. Ireland must win the aerial battle to win the game.

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do against Scotland today?
# Rocky Road
From The42
# Rocky Road

Open thread: how do you think Ireland will do against Scotland today?

Mar 10th 2012, 8:20 AM 1,011 Views 6 Comments

Rory Best will the skipper the side at the Aviva Stadium this evening. How are you feeling about it?

Keyboard warriors: Bloggers from Ireland and Scotland engage
# Friendly Discussion
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# Friendly Discussion

Keyboard warriors: Bloggers from Ireland and Scotland engage

Mar 9th 2012, 2:21 PM 791 Views 0 Comments

We got in touch with our Celtic cousins via G-Mail and managed to find a little common ground ahead of tomorrow’s big game.

The Morning Score: Friday
# Tgif
From The42
# Tgif

The Morning Score: Friday

Mar 9th 2012, 8:57 AM 190 Views 0 Comments

All you need to know by 9AM, except what that weird dream was all about.

We have the best backs in the world, says Heaslip
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

We have the best backs in the world, says Heaslip

Mar 9th 2012, 7:22 AM 462 Views 0 Comments

We’ll come up with plans, says the Leinster man ahead of tomorrow’s clash at Lansdowne Road.

SOB off: Peter O'Mahony will start against Scotland
# Tullow Tank
From The42
# Tullow Tank

SOB off: Peter O'Mahony will start against Scotland

Mar 8th 2012, 3:51 PM 2,666 Views 9 Comments

The Munster back row will win his first full cap on Saturday after injury ruled out Sean O’Brien.

England are 'our best enemies' say French ahead of Paris clash
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

England are 'our best enemies' say French ahead of Paris clash

Mar 8th 2012, 2:12 PM 316 Views 0 Comments

Philippe Saint-Andre’s side are gearing up for the showdown at the Stade de France.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# You're Welcome
From The42
# You're Welcome

The Morning Score: Thursday

Mar 8th 2012, 9:00 AM 211 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know by 9am – except who drank all the orange juice.

Don't forget Paris: 5 key questions for Ireland ahead of this weekend's Scotland clash
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Don't forget Paris: 5 key questions for Ireland ahead of this weekend's Scotland clash

Mar 8th 2012, 7:25 AM 572 Views 0 Comments

Let’s do this, Deccie.

Rory Best to captain Ireland against Scotland on Saturday
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Rory Best to captain Ireland against Scotland on Saturday

Mar 7th 2012, 1:24 PM 2,674 Views 11 Comments

Ulster man to lead out Ireland to face Andy Robinson’s side at Lansdowne Rd this weekend.

Saint-Andre mixes it up for England showdown
# Six Nations
From The42
# Six Nations

Saint-Andre mixes it up for England showdown

Mar 7th 2012, 12:31 PM 194 Views 0 Comments

Half-backs Francois Trinh-Duc and Morgan Parra have paid the price for the points dropped against Ireland last weekend ahead of the clash in Paris on Sunday.

Caption time: when ROG met Mickey Harte...
# Code Breaker
From The42
# Code Breaker

Caption time: when ROG met Mickey Harte...

Mar 7th 2012, 8:45 AM 1,406 Views 6 Comments

What was said between the Munster out half Ronan O’Gara and the Red Hand boss?

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