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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Saturday 19 March, 2022

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton
# Support
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# Support

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton

Mar 19th 2022, 7:40 PM 9,590 Views 10 Comments

Ireland notched a bonus-point win to secure the Triple Crown in Dublin.

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris
# Silverware
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# Silverware

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris

Mar 19th 2022, 6:44 PM 37,651 Views 62 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men must rely on England doing them a favour if they are to win the Six Nations title.

Italy upset Wales with sensational finish to end Six Nations losing streak
# Bolt From The Blue
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# Bolt From The Blue

Italy upset Wales with sensational finish to end Six Nations losing streak

Mar 19th 2022, 4:24 PM 18,016 Views 27 Comments

Full-back Ange Capuozzo inspired the Azzurri to a famous victory in Cardiff.

Poll: Will you watch Ireland's Six Nations game today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch Ireland's Six Nations game today?

Mar 19th 2022, 10:24 AM 44,049 Views 37 Comments

Ireland is in with a chance of winning the Triple Crown.

'I just thought I’m going to give it everything I've got, and play my style of footie'
# Super Mac
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# Super Mac

'I just thought I’m going to give it everything I've got, and play my style of footie'

Mar 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 8,975 Views 5 Comments

Mack Hansen was worried about how he would adapt to international rugby, but the winger ‘has loved every second’ of his time in Ireland camp.

Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown
# Super Saturday
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# Super Saturday

Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown

Mar 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 41,298 Views 16 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men will also be hoping for a favour from England in Paris.

# six-nations - Friday 18 March, 2022

'There's a bit of competition' - Lowry's rise drives Keenan to next level
# Ballplayers
From The42
# Ballplayers

'There's a bit of competition' - Lowry's rise drives Keenan to next level

Mar 18th 2022, 1:06 PM 7,246 Views 17 Comments

Ireland assistant coach Mike Catt is pleased with their attacking development.

Farrell hopes the best is yet to come as Ireland close in on Triple Crown
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Farrell hopes the best is yet to come as Ireland close in on Triple Crown

Mar 18th 2022, 6:45 AM 4,134 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to win their first silverware under Andy Farrell when they host Scotland on Saturday.

Bundee Aki on how 'fast learner' Mack Hansen has made his mark in Ireland camp
# Connacht Connection
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# Connacht Connection

Bundee Aki on how 'fast learner' Mack Hansen has made his mark in Ireland camp

Mar 18th 2022, 6:30 AM 7,166 Views 3 Comments

The Connacht wing is back in the Ireland team for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Scotland.

# six-nations - Thursday 17 March, 2022

'The ref said a few decisions went against us when they shouldn’t have'
# Clarification
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# Clarification

'The ref said a few decisions went against us when they shouldn’t have'

Mar 17th 2022, 7:30 PM 23,909 Views 20 Comments

Ireland were heavily penalised last weekend against England.

Ireland boss Farrell impressed by 'outstanding' 20-year-old Joe McCarthy
# Lock
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# Lock

Ireland boss Farrell impressed by 'outstanding' 20-year-old Joe McCarthy

Mar 17th 2022, 4:28 PM 38,797 Views 10 Comments

The Leinster academy second row left a positive impression in Ireland camp.

'Finn will support Blair' - Scotland boss Townsend makes big call for Ireland game
# Surprise Selection
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# Surprise Selection

'Finn will support Blair' - Scotland boss Townsend makes big call for Ireland game

Mar 17th 2022, 2:59 PM 8,081 Views 13 Comments

Blair Kinghorn starts at 10 against Ireland, with Finn Russell dropping to the bench.

Conan and Hansen start for Ireland in Super Saturday showdown with Scots
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Conan and Hansen start for Ireland in Super Saturday showdown with Scots

Mar 17th 2022, 1:37 PM 35,367 Views 40 Comments

Iain Henderson comes into the Ireland second row in place of James Ryan.

Galthie says France have learned from defeats before Six Nations decider
# Le Crunch
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# Le Crunch

Galthie says France have learned from defeats before Six Nations decider

Mar 17th 2022, 1:13 PM 2,759 Views 3 Comments

Galthie believes his team was ready for the pressure under the Stade de France floodlights.

Kinghorn starts at 10 for Scots as Russell drops to bench for Ireland clash
# Playmaker
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# Playmaker

Kinghorn starts at 10 for Scots as Russell drops to bench for Ireland clash

Mar 17th 2022, 12:28 PM 7,947 Views 5 Comments

The 25-year-old Edinburgh man makes just his second Test start at out-half.

Penaud returns as France name side for Grand Slam shot against England
# Grand Chelem
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# Grand Chelem

Penaud returns as France name side for Grand Slam shot against England

Mar 17th 2022, 11:28 AM 5,128 Views 3 Comments

Romain Taofifénua is also back from Covid-19 for the clash at Stade de France.

'It was incredible. When you're that age, you're just bewildered by the whole thing'
# Silverware
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# Silverware

'It was incredible. When you're that age, you're just bewildered by the whole thing'

Mar 17th 2022, 6:30 AM 8,844 Views 2 Comments

Josh van der Flier watched from the stands the last time Ireland won a trophy on home soil.

# six-nations - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

England's Ewels slapped with three-week ban following red-card tackle on James Ryan
# Crime And Punishment
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# Crime And Punishment

England's Ewels slapped with three-week ban following red-card tackle on James Ryan

Mar 16th 2022, 4:18 PM 6,913 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland lock was withdrawn after the incident in Ireland’s win over England.

'O'Gara held onto my hand and said, 'Look me in the eye and show some respect''
# Rugby Weekly Extra
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# Rugby Weekly Extra

'O'Gara held onto my hand and said, 'Look me in the eye and show some respect''

Mar 16th 2022, 3:00 PM 81,223 Views 2 Comments

Will Genia was a guest on today’s episode of Rugby Weekly Extra for members of The42.

# six-nations - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

'I don’t think there’s any part of Faz that will be like – ‘Don’t throw those passes’'
# Keeping The Faith
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# Keeping The Faith

'I don’t think there’s any part of Faz that will be like – ‘Don’t throw those passes’'

Mar 15th 2022, 6:30 PM 8,963 Views 5 Comments

Iain Henderson explains how Ireland have attempted to address their high handling error count against England last weekend.

Scotland bid to deliver potential in final Six Nations match against Ireland – Matt Fagerson
# Party Poopers
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# Party Poopers

Scotland bid to deliver potential in final Six Nations match against Ireland – Matt Fagerson

Mar 15th 2022, 5:19 PM 3,582 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to pip France to the title when they host Scotland on Saturday.

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'
# Underdogs
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# Underdogs

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'

Mar 15th 2022, 3:58 PM 4,401 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Sexton says memories of 2010 will warn Ireland against complacency as they prepare to face Scotland this weekend.

Ireland to sign off on a high: Talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Ireland to sign off on a high: Talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash

Mar 15th 2022, 2:04 PM 3,966 Views 1 Comment

At home to Scotland, Andy Farrell’s men can make it four wins from five this year to put the pressure on Grand Slam-chasing France.

'Our captain is 40, Pete is in his late 30s... there’s no need to be panicky'
# The Lowe Down
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# The Lowe Down

'Our captain is 40, Pete is in his late 30s... there’s no need to be panicky'

Mar 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 56,244 Views 16 Comments

James Lowe was impressive for Ireland in their win away against England.

# six-nations - Monday 14 March, 2022

Scotland call up Cummings and Brown for Ireland match From The42

Scotland call up Cummings and Brown for Ireland match

Mar 14th 2022, 5:59 PM 6,005 Views 8 Comments

Star winger Damian Penad is back for France.

'He was immense' - Hugo Keenan shines again for Ireland in Twickenham win
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

'He was immense' - Hugo Keenan shines again for Ireland in Twickenham win

Mar 14th 2022, 9:00 AM 13,885 Views 11 Comments

The 25-year-old continues to grow as a force in Test rugby.

Farrell 'not concerned at all' about Ireland scrum as sights set on Scotland
# Final
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# Final

Farrell 'not concerned at all' about Ireland scrum as sights set on Scotland

Mar 14th 2022, 6:10 AM 10,692 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland boss believes his side have “a world-class scrum.”

# six-nations - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Ireland finish strong in Twickenham to tee up Triple Crown shot against Scots
# Silverware
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# Silverware

Ireland finish strong in Twickenham to tee up Triple Crown shot against Scots

Mar 13th 2022, 7:00 AM 29,138 Views 45 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men have a fine chance to finish this Six Nations with four wins out of five games.

# six-nations - Saturday 12 March, 2022

'I hadn’t seen my parents for two-and-a-half years. It was really emotional'
# Reunited
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# Reunited

'I hadn’t seen my parents for two-and-a-half years. It was really emotional'

Mar 12th 2022, 9:23 PM 109,490 Views 15 Comments

Finlay Bealham shared a special moment with his family at Twickenham.

Eddie Jones disappointed Ireland didn't get yellow card for scrum penalties
# Discipline
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# Discipline

Eddie Jones disappointed Ireland didn't get yellow card for scrum penalties

Mar 12th 2022, 8:40 PM 24,274 Views 27 Comments

The England boss believes his team’s defeat was ‘a foundational game’ for them.

Johnny Sexton: 'Two years ago, we would have lost that game'
# Mental Skills
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# Mental Skills

Johnny Sexton: 'Two years ago, we would have lost that game'

Mar 12th 2022, 8:30 PM 11,147 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell said he was ‘over the moon’ with Ireland’s bonus-point win.

Ireland finish over the top of 14-man England with bonus-point win in London
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Ireland finish over the top of 14-man England with bonus-point win in London

Mar 12th 2022, 6:41 PM 53,074 Views 109 Comments

It was edge-of-the-seat stuff at times as the English scrum dominated Ireland’s pack.

Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat

Mar 12th 2022, 9:00 AM 15,434 Views 16 Comments

England have the defensive tools to cause Andy Farrell’s side big problems.

'It took me a while to get my foot in the door, and I understand that I won’t be here forever'
# Wingman
From The42
# Wingman

'It took me a while to get my foot in the door, and I understand that I won’t be here forever'

Mar 12th 2022, 7:30 AM 7,488 Views 4 Comments

Andrew Conway has established himself as a key man in Andy Farrell’s Ireland team.

# six-nations - Friday 11 March, 2022

France close in on Grand Slam after battling to victory over Wales in Cardiff
# Les Bleus
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# Les Bleus

France close in on Grand Slam after battling to victory over Wales in Cardiff

Mar 11th 2022, 10:09 PM 13,348 Views 13 Comments

Victory over England in Paris next week will see France crowned kings of Europe.

Itoje emerges as a doubt for England's Six Nations battle with Ireland
# Ill
From The42
# Ill

Itoje emerges as a doubt for England's Six Nations battle with Ireland

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 5:03 PM 21,700 Views 7 Comments

The imposing lock was unwell overnight and missed England’s captain’s run today.

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
# Legend
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# Legend

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,594 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

Andy Farrell calls on Ireland to take 'the next step' at Twickenham
# Away Days
From The42
# Away Days

Andy Farrell calls on Ireland to take 'the next step' at Twickenham

Mar 11th 2022, 7:00 AM 2,312 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to secure a first win in London since 2018 when they play England this weekend.

# six-nations - Thursday 10 March, 2022

'We play with a physicality that Ireland haven’t seen before' - Eddie Jones
# Fighting Talk
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# Fighting Talk

'We play with a physicality that Ireland haven’t seen before' - Eddie Jones

Mar 10th 2022, 10:00 PM 10,903 Views 5 Comments

The England boss pointed out that Andy Farrell’s men haven’t faced South Africa since 2017.

Ireland U20s make two changes ahead of England showdown
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ireland U20s make two changes ahead of England showdown

Mar 10th 2022, 7:49 PM 11,117 Views 3 Comments

Ireland travel to face England on Saturday night.