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#Six Nations

# six-nations - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

'It's great to have new faces' - Hansen and Lowry add energy to Ireland camp
# Competition
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# Competition

'It's great to have new faces' - Hansen and Lowry add energy to Ireland camp

Jan 26th 2022, 9:30 PM 18,608 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell is sure that Gavin Coombes will be looking to prove a point.

France duo Dupont and Ntamack 'doing well' after positive Covid tests
# Les Bleus
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# Les Bleus

France duo Dupont and Ntamack 'doing well' after positive Covid tests

Jan 26th 2022, 4:39 PM 2,810 Views 0 Comments

Les Bleus’ preparation for the Six Nations has been severely disrupted by several withdrawals from the 42-man squad.

Italy boss says he would welcome promotion-relegation for Six Nations
# Wooden Spoon
From The42
# Wooden Spoon

Italy boss says he would welcome promotion-relegation for Six Nations

Jan 26th 2022, 12:58 PM 10,144 Views 17 Comments

Kieran Crowley hopes the Italians can quell the relegation chat in the coming years.

Carbery 'fit as a fiddle' for Six Nations with Henderson the only injury doubt
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Carbery 'fit as a fiddle' for Six Nations with Henderson the only injury doubt

Jan 26th 2022, 11:18 AM 16,177 Views 43 Comments

Jack Carty will be pushing for Carbery’s spot in Ireland’s matchday squad.

Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations
# Captain
From The42
# Captain

Eddie Jones confirms that Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations

Jan 26th 2022, 9:53 AM 6,452 Views 5 Comments

The Saracens man has undergone surgery on an ankle injury.

# six-nations - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Jonnny May's participation in Six Nations to hinge on visit to specialist this week
# COME WHAT MAY
From The42
# COME WHAT MAY

Jonnny May's participation in Six Nations to hinge on visit to specialist this week

Jan 25th 2022, 5:06 PM 4,135 Views 3 Comments

The Gloucester wing will miss at least England’s first two games, and potentially the tournament as a whole.

Lancaster: Ireland can benefit from stability in Six Nations
# Cohesion
From The42
# Cohesion

Lancaster: Ireland can benefit from stability in Six Nations

Jan 25th 2022, 6:30 AM 6,040 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell included 16 Leinster players in his 37-man squad for the tournament.

# six-nations - Monday 24 January, 2022

England recall Ford to Six Nations squad for injured captain Farrell
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

England recall Ford to Six Nations squad for injured captain Farrell

Jan 24th 2022, 8:27 PM 4,786 Views 2 Comments

Jones named Farrell, a childhood friend of Ford, as England skipper last week.

Van der Flier picks up groin injury as Furlong and Ryan make 'good progress'
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Van der Flier picks up groin injury as Furlong and Ryan make 'good progress'

Jan 24th 2022, 2:25 PM 7,615 Views 6 Comments

The openside flanker was replaced at half-time of Leinster’s win over Bath.

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'
# Skippers
From The42
# Skippers

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'

Jan 24th 2022, 12:00 PM 47,897 Views 8 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Dan Biggar will face off as captains in their sides’ Six Nations opener.

# six-nations - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Ibanez: 'Ireland beat New Zealand a week before we did - they are in a position to win' From The42

Ibanez: 'Ireland beat New Zealand a week before we did - they are in a position to win'

Jan 23rd 2022, 6:49 PM 11,295 Views 3 Comments

Raphael Ibanez reckons Ireland are in with a shout of landing this year’s Six Nations.

# six-nations - Friday 21 January, 2022

Owen Farrell a doubt for England's Six Nations after injury setback
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Owen Farrell a doubt for England's Six Nations after injury setback

Jan 21st 2022, 1:10 PM 4,037 Views 4 Comments

The captain will not be attending next week’s pre-Six Nations training camp in Brighton.

'Nobody wants to see games being cancelled, but it felt like I missed out on less'
# Ulster Flyer
From The42
# Ulster Flyer

'Nobody wants to see games being cancelled, but it felt like I missed out on less'

Jan 21st 2022, 7:00 AM 5,716 Views 3 Comments

Robert Baloucoune has forced his way into Andy Farrell’s plans for the Six Nations.

# six-nations - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Carty and Treadwell in, two uncapped backs, a settled squad - Farrell's selection From The42

Carty and Treadwell in, two uncapped backs, a settled squad - Farrell's selection

Jan 20th 2022, 8:18 AM 17,303 Views 34 Comments

The likes of Kieran Marmion and Ciarán Frawley are unlucky to miss out.

# six-nations - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Five players unlucky to miss out in Andy Farrell's Six Nations squad
# Tight Calls
From The42
# Tight Calls

Five players unlucky to miss out in Andy Farrell's Six Nations squad

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 7:29 PM 61,076 Views 46 Comments

The Ireland head coach faced some interesting calls in finalising his 37-man group.

Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

Jan 19th 2022, 4:17 PM 41,216 Views 101 Comments

Connacht’s Cian Prendergast is also involved as a development player.

Townsend includes five uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad
# Announcement
From The42
# Announcement

Townsend includes five uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad

Jan 19th 2022, 2:50 PM 2,796 Views 4 Comments

Saracens back-rower Andy Christie and London Irish scrum-half Ben White are two of the new faces.

RTÉ and Virgin Media's Six Nations rights share: here's which games are on each station
# TV Guide
From The42
# TV Guide

RTÉ and Virgin Media's Six Nations rights share: here's which games are on each station

Jan 19th 2022, 12:46 PM 12,465 Views 2 Comments

RTÉ to show Ireland’s games against Wales and England this season, while Virgin Media will show France, Italy and Scotland matches.

Furlong, Ryan and Larmour 'should be ok' for Ireland's Six Nations campaign
# Internationals
From The42
# Internationals

Furlong, Ryan and Larmour 'should be ok' for Ireland's Six Nations campaign

Jan 19th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,560 Views 1 Comment

Leinster haven’t officially ruled the trio out of their clash with Bath on Saturday.

# six-nations - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

'Every player is treated differently' - Eddie Jones explains Owen Farrell selection
# Tight Calls
From The42
# Tight Calls

'Every player is treated differently' - Eddie Jones explains Owen Farrell selection

Jan 18th 2022, 10:50 PM 10,028 Views 1 Comment

The Saracens man has been made the cut in England’s Six Nations squad, while other players have paid the price for injury-disrupted seasons.

Wayne Pivac rules out Justin Tipuric featuring in Six Nations
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Wayne Pivac rules out Justin Tipuric featuring in Six Nations

Jan 18th 2022, 10:15 PM 4,507 Views 1 Comment

George North, Taulupe Faletau and Dan Lydiate could be available for the tournament’s latter stages.

Antoine Dupont named in 42-man France squad for Six Nations campaign
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

Antoine Dupont named in 42-man France squad for Six Nations campaign

Jan 18th 2022, 5:26 PM 6,000 Views 3 Comments

The scrum-half has missed the last month because of a knee problem.

Minister hopeful of bigger crowds returning for sporting events From The42

Minister hopeful of bigger crowds returning for sporting events

Jan 18th 2022, 4:17 PM 10,829 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Donnelly was speaking ahead of NPHET’s meeting on Thursday.

Injury-hit Wales to be captained by Dan Biggar at the Six Nations
# Depleted
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# Depleted

Injury-hit Wales to be captained by Dan Biggar at the Six Nations

Jan 18th 2022, 1:01 PM 6,792 Views 4 Comments

Head coach Wayne Pivac has named three uncapped players.

Six uncapped players named for England's Six Nations training camp as big names miss out
# Shake Up
From The42
# Shake Up

Six uncapped players named for England's Six Nations training camp as big names miss out

Jan 18th 2022, 11:29 AM 8,697 Views 5 Comments

Owen Farrell has been retained as captain but George Ford, Elliot Daly, Sam Underhill, Mako and Billy Vunipola are not included.

# six-nations - Monday 17 January, 2022

Peyper and Gardner among referees for Ireland's Six Nations clashes
# Match Officials
From The42
# Match Officials

Peyper and Gardner among referees for Ireland's Six Nations clashes

Jan 17th 2022, 4:30 PM 4,094 Views 3 Comments

The IRFU’s Andrew Brace, Frank Murphy, Chris Busby, Joy Neville, and Brian MacNeice are also involved.

# six-nations - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Sergio Parisse's Six Nations return put on hold
# Doubtful
From The42
# Doubtful

Sergio Parisse's Six Nations return put on hold

Jan 13th 2022, 4:19 PM 9,574 Views 1 Comment

Parisse will miss at least the first two games with a wrist injury but may be fit to face Ireland.

# six-nations - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Six Nations around the corner as Ireland players aim to get up to speed
# Scouting
From The42
# Scouting

Six Nations around the corner as Ireland players aim to get up to speed

Jan 8th 2022, 10:00 AM 22,600 Views 19 Comments

Many of Andy Farrell’s players have had very little rugby in recent months.

# six-nations - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

IRFU in contact with government on crowd restrictions ahead of Six Nations
# Fans
From The42
# Fans

IRFU in contact with government on crowd restrictions ahead of Six Nations

Jan 5th 2022, 3:12 PM 17,196 Views 14 Comments

The union is hoping to see the 5,000 limit lifted in time for the clash with Wales next month.

Playing Six Nations in one country a better option than cancelling tournament, says Rob Baxter
# Restrictions
From The42
# Restrictions

Playing Six Nations in one country a better option than cancelling tournament, says Rob Baxter

Jan 5th 2022, 2:43 PM 6,952 Views 6 Comments

The Exeter director of rugby believes it is important that the national bodies explore ways to still bring in revenue from this year’s competition.

# six-nations - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Andy Farrell steers a happy Ireland camp to an outstanding autumn
# Faz
From The42
# Faz

Andy Farrell steers a happy Ireland camp to an outstanding autumn

Updated Nov 23rd 2021, 3:00 PM 15,054 Views 20 Comments

The 2022 Six Nations now looms into view.

# six-nations - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Owen Farrell a doubt for start of the Six Nations
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Owen Farrell a doubt for start of the Six Nations

Nov 18th 2021, 7:15 PM 5,647 Views 3 Comments

The England captain has been forced to undergo ankle surgery.

# six-nations - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Six Nations CEO would be 'very cautious' about adding South Africa to tournament
# Wait And See
From The42
# Wait And See

Six Nations CEO would be 'very cautious' about adding South Africa to tournament

Oct 26th 2021, 3:33 PM 10,331 Views 16 Comments

In other news, the 2022 Women’s Six Nations will once again run in a standalone window.

# six-nations - Monday 4 October, 2021

Long-term injury rules France star Arthur Vincent out of Six Nations
# Centre Of Attention
From The42
# Centre Of Attention

Long-term injury rules France star Arthur Vincent out of Six Nations

Oct 4th 2021, 2:59 PM 4,922 Views 1 Comment

The former World Rugby U20 Championship-winning captain is facing eight months on the sidelines.

# six-nations - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Ireland U20s ring the changes as they 'bid to bounce back' against Italy in Cardiff
# 6n
From The42
# 6n

Ireland U20s ring the changes as they 'bid to bounce back' against Italy in Cardiff

Jul 6th 2021, 3:03 PM 4,296 Views 0 Comments

Powerful Munster back row Daniel Okeke earns his first start of the campaign in one of nine switches.

# six-nations - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Ireland U20s fail to win third successive Triple Crown after loss to England
# Ireland U20s
From The42
# Ireland U20s

Ireland U20s fail to win third successive Triple Crown after loss to England

Jul 1st 2021, 10:14 PM 33,356 Views 30 Comments

Ireland’s defeat is their first in 11 games in the Under 20s Six Nations championship.

# six-nations - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck
# Rising Stars
From The42
# Rising Stars

Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck

Jun 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 22,070 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Under 20 side begin their Six Nations campaign against Scotland today and face five games in 24 days.

# six-nations - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,154 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

# six-nations - Monday 10 May, 2021

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced

May 10th 2021, 10:21 AM 28,776 Views 50 Comments

Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under 20s Championships will also be shown on Virgin Media.

# six-nations - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Ireland to welcome champions Wales to Dublin in 2022 Six Nations opener From The42

Ireland to welcome champions Wales to Dublin in 2022 Six Nations opener

Apr 28th 2021, 2:46 PM 5,995 Views 2 Comments

Organisers aim for a ‘return to normality’ in 2022.