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Ireland To Face Scotland In 2020 Six Nations Opener

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Andy Farrell will face Gregor Townsend’s Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in his first Six Nations game as Ireland head coach in February of next year. A full fixture list was announced today for both the 2020 & 2021 tournament with Ireland set to play all three home nations in the opening three rounds next year. Elsewhere, Grand Slam champions …

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Wales V Ireland: A Combined XV As Chosen By You

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We are just one day away from ‘Super Saturday’ when the winner of the Guinness Six Nations 2019 will be decided. All eyes will be on Cardiff in the second game where Wales take on Ireland with the Grand Slam in their sight. Ahead of the 2.45pm kick-off, we asked you to choose your combined XV from the named starting …

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Stander: Roof Open Or Closed, It Doesn’t Matter

CJ Stander has admitted that he would prefer to see the roof in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff closed for tomorrow’s pivotal Guinness Six Nations game between Wales and Ireland.  Traditionally, the decision on whether the roof remains open or closed lies with the visiting team and speaking to the media in Carton House yesterday, Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt, …

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Wales V Ireland: Choose Your Combined XV From Starting Teams

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Wales and Ireland have named their teams for the Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam deciding game in the Principality Stadium on Saturday.  Liam Williams has been passed fit to play as Warren Gatland named an unchanged side from that which beat Scotland in Murrayfield last weekend. Captain Alun Wyn Jones will equal Welshman Gethin Jenkins’ total test appearance record as …

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Manu Tuilagi Turns Down Big Money Move To Racing 92

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England international, Manu Tuilagi has rejected an offer from French rugby powerhouse, Racing 92 in favour of signing a new deal with Leicester Tigers. The robust centre had been to France to discuss terms with the Parisians but has since decided to stay loyal to the club with whom he has spent his entire career. The 27-year-old said on Leicester’s …

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“That’s Johnny, Isn’t It?” – Kearney Rejects Criticism Of Sexton Outburst

Leinster and Ireland full-back, Rob Kearney has defended teammate, Johnny Sexton, following criticism of his outburst during their Guinness Six Nations win over Italy last month. The Ireland out-half was visibly annoyed after being substituted in the 78th minute and aimed critical comments at Jacob Stockdale who had dropped a pass just moments before. Many have criticised Sexton’s approach, especially when dealing with …

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Simon Zebo: “There’s No Need To Press The Panic Button”

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Former Ireland international, Simon Zebo, believes Ireland can recover from their poor performance against Italy but backs Wales to win the Six Nations Championship. Joe Schmidt’s men recorded a bonus-point win over the Italians in Rome on Sunday but looked a far cry from the team that beat the world champions, New Zealand, just three months. The half-back pairing of …

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Combined Ireland & Scotland XV As Chosen By You

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Ireland travel to BT Murrayfield today to take on Scotland in the second round of the Guinness Six Nations (kick-off at 2.15pm). Following last week’s comprehensive loss to England, Joe Schmidt’s side need a win to keep their Championship hopes alive. Meanwhile, Scotland go into the game on the back of a bonus-point win over Italy. During their last encounter in …

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Scotland V Ireland: Choose Best Combined XV From Starting Teams

Gregor Townsend and Joe Schmidt have named their respective teams for tomorrow’s Guinness Six Nations clash between Scotland and Ireland at BT Murrayfield.  Schmidt has been forced into making a number of changes with Robbie Henshaw, Devin Toner, CJ Stander, and Garry Ringrose all ruled out through injury following last week’s loss to England. Into the Ireland team comes Jack Conan, …

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Ireland V England: A Combined XV As Chosen By You

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The excitement is rising ahead of tomorrow’s Guinness Six Nations clash between Ireland and England in the Aviva Stadium.  In anticipation of the game, and following yesterday’s team announcements, we asked you to select the best combined XV from the two teams. The results are in and Ireland lead the way in the team with nine representatives on the team. …

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Ireland V England: Choose A Combined XV From Starting Teams

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The Ireland and England teams for the highly-anticipated Guinness Six Nations opener in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday have been named. Both Eddie Jones and Joe Schmidt have named strong sides for the clash with England welcoming back Manu Tuilagi for his first Six Nations start since 2013 while George Kruis is favoured to Joe Launchbury. The Vunipola brothers also return …

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Lawrence Dallaglio: Andy Farrell Is “The One That Got Away”

Former England captain, Lawrence Dallaglio, believes the English setup “regret” letting go of their former coach, Andy Farrell, as they prepare to lock horns with Ireland on Saturday. The Wigan native joined the national coaching ticket in 2012, however, upon his appointment in 2015, head coach, Eddie Jones, decided to sack the coaching staff that was in place. The British …

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Williams To Partner Anscombe As Wales Name Team For French Test

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Tomos Williams will make his Six Nations debut in the 2019 tournament opener against France in Paris on Friday after the scrum-half was named in coach Warren Gatland’s starting XV. He was selected ahead of Gareth Davies and will form a half-back pairing with Cardiff team-mate Gareth Anscombe. It will be 24-year-old’s seventh appearance for Wales, after he made his …

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