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#Twickenham

# twickenham - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Six things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations action
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Six things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations action

Feb 22nd 2014, 6:59 PM 8,742 Views 21 Comments

We pick the bones out of a weekend that ended in disappointment for Ireland.

How the Irish players rated after their narrow loss to England
# Out Of 10
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# Out Of 10

How the Irish players rated after their narrow loss to England

Feb 22nd 2014, 6:04 PM 49,005 Views 230 Comments

There were some heroic showings for Joe Schmidt’s men at Twickenham but a lot of missed tackles.

Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider
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Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider

Feb 22nd 2014, 3:43 PM 1,983 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old Scot held his nerve to settle a topsy-turvy clash.

'It was tough, and I had the scars to prove it': Steed looks back on Ireland Women's last trip to Twickenham
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# 2004

'It was tough, and I had the scars to prove it': Steed looks back on Ireland Women's last trip to Twickenham

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:58 AM 3,820 Views 0 Comments

A lot has changed in 10 years, today Ireland’s Women will be targeting a trophy inside the imposing stadium.

# twickenham - Friday 21 February, 2014

'As a man he's exceptional' - England forwards coach Rowntree on Brian O'Driscoll
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'As a man he's exceptional' - England forwards coach Rowntree on Brian O'Driscoll

Feb 21st 2014, 5:47 PM 19,057 Views 13 Comments

The former Leicester Tiger also highlighted Paul O’Connell’s ‘aura’ ahead of the Twickenham showdown.

Twickers Trips: 6 recent Ireland England clashes to remember
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

Twickers Trips: 6 recent Ireland England clashes to remember

Feb 21st 2014, 5:45 PM 3,614 Views 4 Comments

Time for Irish rugby fans to take a journey down memory lane before tomorrow’s game.

Twickenham selfie! Ireland's women get set for England challenge
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# Countdown

Twickenham selfie! Ireland's women get set for England challenge

Feb 21st 2014, 4:15 PM 5,303 Views 4 Comments

The calm before the storm…

'There's got to come a time where it's about now' - Martin Corry on England
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# End Product

'There's got to come a time where it's about now' - Martin Corry on England

Feb 21st 2014, 9:00 AM 6,931 Views 6 Comments

The former English captain has belief in Stuart Lancaster and his coaches, but says it’s time for results rather than development.

# twickenham - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Ireland have a plan to cope with Billy Vunipola, but expect 'something special' on Murphy debut
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# Danger Man

Ireland have a plan to cope with Billy Vunipola, but expect 'something special' on Murphy debut

Feb 20th 2014, 6:08 PM 12,641 Views 33 Comments

The Saracens number eight will attract some extra attention from Irish defenders this Saturday.

Jordi Murphy in line for Ireland debut, but Schmidt sticks with unchanged starting XV
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# Team-sheets

Jordi Murphy in line for Ireland debut, but Schmidt sticks with unchanged starting XV

Feb 20th 2014, 12:25 PM 21,422 Views 116 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll has been passed fit to face England for the final time this Saturday.

Nora Stapleton column: We will look to outplay this big English team
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# Column

Nora Stapleton column: We will look to outplay this big English team

Feb 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 1,796 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland out-half says she and her teammates are ‘trying to do our country proud’ as they aim for a Triple Crown.

# twickenham - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

'Devin Toner lives in the same village as me, there must be something in the water'
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# Tall Tales

'Devin Toner lives in the same village as me, there must be something in the water'

Feb 19th 2014, 8:15 AM 10,921 Views 2 Comments

Ireland Women’s second-row Marie Louise Reilly tells TheScore.ie that the Grand Slam winners are ready to prove a point against England.

No talk of rap battles this year as Ireland prepare for battle at Twickenham
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# Opinion

No talk of rap battles this year as Ireland prepare for battle at Twickenham

Feb 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,387 Views 0 Comments

The mood in the Ireland camp is not as jocular as 2013 but that is no bad thing.

# twickenham - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Andy Farrell: BOD's 'special skills' could turn the game for Ireland
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Andy Farrell: BOD's 'special skills' could turn the game for Ireland

Feb 18th 2014, 8:03 PM 5,985 Views 2 Comments

The England assistant coach is familiar with BOD from the Lions tour.

Conor Murray: England capable of cutting loose with 'dangerous' Danny Care pulling strings
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# Care Package

Conor Murray: England capable of cutting loose with 'dangerous' Danny Care pulling strings

Feb 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 5,781 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half believes the Harlequins player must be watched like a hawk on Saturday.

# twickenham - Monday 17 February, 2014

How to win at Twickenham in six simple steps
# London Calling
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# London Calling

How to win at Twickenham in six simple steps

Feb 17th 2014, 4:54 PM 9,296 Views 9 Comments

You’re welcome, Joe Schmidt.

'To put it mildly, we got beaten up at Twickenham last time' - Rory Best
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'To put it mildly, we got beaten up at Twickenham last time' - Rory Best

Feb 17th 2014, 4:02 PM 4,482 Views 3 Comments

The Ulster hooker believes the game’s destiny lies with the 16 men going scrum to scrum on Saturday.

# twickenham - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Schmidt keeping close eye on Reddan, Ryan and Fitzgerald before 'toughest Test of all' in England
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Schmidt keeping close eye on Reddan, Ryan and Fitzgerald before 'toughest Test of all' in England

Feb 13th 2014, 9:47 AM 5,173 Views 11 Comments

The Kiwi coach is fastening down the core of his squad in Clonmel after enduring the worst wind he has ever trained in.

Nora Stapleton column: Katie Taylor told us we had inspired her
# Triple Crown
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# Triple Crown

Nora Stapleton column: Katie Taylor told us we had inspired her

Feb 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland out-half writes about beating Wales to set up a Triple Crown-decider with England in the Six Nations.

# twickenham - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Ashton among 18 England players released for Premiership tune-up
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# Ash Splash

Ashton among 18 England players released for Premiership tune-up

Feb 11th 2014, 5:16 PM 5,355 Views 1 Comment

Only 15 senior players have been retained at St Georges Park, hinting at the starting XV to face Ireland.

# twickenham - Saturday 25 January, 2014

All you need to know about England ahead of the Six Nations
# Sweet Chariot
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# Sweet Chariot

All you need to know about England ahead of the Six Nations

Jan 25th 2014, 9:38 AM 4,426 Views 4 Comments

Aside from whose idea it was to put Chris Robshaw in that Ryan Gosling pose.

# twickenham - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Former Munster lock O'Driscoll starts for Barbarians
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# Baabaas

Former Munster lock O'Driscoll starts for Barbarians

Nov 30th 2013, 12:25 PM 7,512 Views 7 Comments

The ex-Ireland international was a late call-up for this afternoon’s clash with Fiji in Twickenham.

# twickenham - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Ireland's (hypothetical) route to Rugby World Cup glory
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# We Can Dream

Ireland's (hypothetical) route to Rugby World Cup glory

Nov 27th 2013, 7:36 PM 14,888 Views 22 Comments

Here are Ireland’s potential routes to World Cup success in England in 2015.

# twickenham - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Injured Dan Carter limps off as All Black winning streak rumbles on
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# Hamstrung

Injured Dan Carter limps off as All Black winning streak rumbles on

Nov 16th 2013, 4:22 PM 5,364 Views 8 Comments

Kieran Read was in immense form both England showed plenty of fight before losing out.

# twickenham - Thursday 31 October, 2013

England prefer Dickson to Lion Youngs for Australia Test
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# November Tests

England prefer Dickson to Lion Youngs for Australia Test

Oct 31st 2013, 1:31 PM 2,293 Views 4 Comments

Rugby League convert Joel Tomkins will form the centre partnership with Billy Twelvetrees this Saturday.

# twickenham - Monday 21 October, 2013

Ireland Women set for Twickenham test in 2014 Six Nations
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# Coygig

Ireland Women set for Twickenham test in 2014 Six Nations

Oct 21st 2013, 8:08 PM 1,771 Views 2 Comments

The women’s clash kicks-off at 6.30pm and will be screened live on BBC Sport.

# twickenham - Sunday 18 August, 2013

World's fastest rugby player scores epic 90-metre try
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# Coast To Coast

World's fastest rugby player scores epic 90-metre try

Aug 18th 2013, 12:38 PM 6,912 Views 0 Comments

The man that beat the Irish Sevens ladies in hotel sprints was in electric form in London.

# twickenham - Thursday 20 June, 2013

No Irish bid for 2014 Heineken, Amlin Cup finals
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# Decisions Decisions

No Irish bid for 2014 Heineken, Amlin Cup finals

Jun 20th 2013, 9:20 PM 3,048 Views 5 Comments

The ERC has received three new bids after France pulled out of hosting next season’s European rugby finals.

# twickenham - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Eight things we learned about Sean Dunne from his bankruptcy
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# Sean Dunne

Eight things we learned about Sean Dunne from his bankruptcy

May 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 19,104 Views 64 Comments

Former tycoon’s personal finances were detailed in court documents last week

# twickenham - Saturday 6 April, 2013

'He's a nightmare for anyone to be up against' - Pienaar on Gilroy's magic feet
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# Heineken Cup

'He's a nightmare for anyone to be up against' - Pienaar on Gilroy's magic feet

Apr 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 1,585 Views 1 Comment

It is almost a year since the Ulster winger announced himself to Europe with a stunning try against Munster.

Saracens v Ulster: 3 key Battles to decide a Heineken Cup 1/4 final
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# Heineken Cup

Saracens v Ulster: 3 key Battles to decide a Heineken Cup 1/4 final

Apr 6th 2013, 9:28 AM 1,498 Views 0 Comments

The northern province have important personnel back and are brimming with intent in London today.

'Nevin will never be forgotten' - Henderson plans winning tribute for Spence
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# Heineken Cup

'Nevin will never be forgotten' - Henderson plans winning tribute for Spence

Apr 6th 2013, 8:20 AM 11,902 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster forward believes his side’s league double over Leinster will inspire the team against Saracens today.

# twickenham - Thursday 4 April, 2013

‘When I arrived Ulster was in a bad place’ – Pienaar targets cup double
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‘When I arrived Ulster was in a bad place’ – Pienaar targets cup double

Apr 4th 2013, 9:35 PM 7,147 Views 10 Comments

The South African has warned his teammates to be on the alert for flanker Jacques Burger, who he describes as a ‘kamikaze pilot’.

# twickenham - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Iain Henderson: Forget Colin Farrell, we have to worry about Owen Farrell
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# Heineken Cup

Iain Henderson: Forget Colin Farrell, we have to worry about Owen Farrell

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:10 AM 8,965 Views 10 Comments

The outhalf has kicked Saracens and England to a number of vital wins over the past two seasons.

# twickenham - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ian McGeechan tells Warren Gatland to pick Lions on form not record
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Ian McGeechan tells Warren Gatland to pick Lions on form not record

Mar 21st 2013, 10:23 AM 1,402 Views 2 Comments

That’s not good news for some of Ireland’s hopefuls is it?

# twickenham - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll handed 3-week ban for stamp on Italian
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# BOD

Brian O'Driscoll handed 3-week ban for stamp on Italian

Mar 20th 2013, 2:48 PM 13,592 Views 39 Comments

The decision means the talismanic centre will miss two Rabo games and the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final.

# twickenham - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Opinion: A new set of voices is needed to reboot Irish rugby
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Opinion: A new set of voices is needed to reboot Irish rugby

Mar 19th 2013, 8:50 PM 2,812 Views 2 Comments

‘What value is corporate knowledge when you keep losing?’ ask Whiff of Cordite who think a new broom is required within the game here.

Brian O'Driscoll citing hearing set for tomorrow in London
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Brian O'Driscoll citing hearing set for tomorrow in London

Mar 19th 2013, 5:58 PM 9,305 Views 20 Comments

The Leinster legend was sin-binned in Rome for a stamp on Simone Favaro.

# twickenham - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Declan Kidney: I'll have to think about new contract
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Declan Kidney: I'll have to think about new contract

Mar 16th 2013, 7:27 PM 18,281 Views 78 Comments

“I’d have to sit down and think about whether I want a new contract,” the Corkman said after the loss in Rome.

Open thread: what's your verdict on Ireland's 6 Nations campaign?
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Open thread: what's your verdict on Ireland's 6 Nations campaign?

Mar 16th 2013, 4:40 PM 6,105 Views 42 Comments

Is it the end of the road for Declan Kidney? Did they do as well as expected considering injuries? Have your say.