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Ireland’s Destruction Of Italy Puts CJ Stander And Craig Gilroy Top Of The Six Nations Stat Charts

Ireland got their 2017 Six Nations campaign back on track at the weekend with a resounding and humiliating 63-10 defeat of Italy in Rome, with CJ Stander and Craig Gilroy both bagging hat-tricks in the nine try rout. Munster rugby fans will be less than surprised with yet another incredible performance from the 26-year-old South Africa born back-row forward. The …

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Johnny Sexton Has Only An ‘Outside Chance’ Of Making Italy Clash, Concedes Joe Schmidt

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Stade de France, Paris, France 13/2/2016 France vs Ireland Ireland's Jonathan Sexton dejected after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt named a strong and familiar 23-man squad for the Six Nations curtain raiser against Scotland on Saturday. Having already been confirmed earlier this week, the most notable absence from the side is Leinster out-half Jonathan Sexton. Still suffering the lingering effects from a bruised calf muscle sustain a fortnight ago in the Champions Cup against …

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