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France Secure Bonus Point Win Over Scotland

France Scotland Six Nations

France have secured their first win of this year’s Guinness Six Nations championship thanks to a 27-10 victory over Scotland at the Stade de France in Paris.  A try in each half from Romain Ntamack and Yoann Huget gave the home side a 12 point lead for the majority of the second half. France’s third try on 75 minutes came …

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The Six Nations Team Of The Championship So Far As Chosen By You

Six Nations Team Of The Championship

Yesterday, we asked you to vote on the Six Nations team of the championship so far after the first two rounds of action.  As expected, England dominates this team as they top the Six Nations table with two wins from two and 10 points after securing two bonus points. Six Nations Team Of The Championship After Two Rounds:  15. Elliot …

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Stuart Hogg Set To Miss Remainder Of Six Nations [Report]

Stuart Hogg Scotland Six Nations

Scotland have received a blow with the news that Stuart Hogg is set to miss the remainder of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations championship.  The fullback left the fray after 17 minutes with the shoulder injury occurring two minutes earlier when Peter O’Mahony made contact with Hogg when he was chasing a kick he put down the field. The Irish blindside has …

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Chris Farrell Praises “Resilient” Joey Carbery After Ireland Win

Joey Carbery Chris Farrell Ireland

Ireland centre Chris Farrell has hailed Joey Carbery’s resilience in their win over Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.  Carbery was introduced to the game with just 24 minutes on the clock as Johnny Sexton was removed from the game as he subsequently failed a head injury assessment (HIA). It wasn’t a perfect performance from the Munster out-half. His intercept pass …

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Schmidt Confident Sexton Will “Bounce Back” Quickly After Failing HIA

Johnny Sexton Joe Schmidt

Sean McMahon reporting from Murrayfield  Joe Schmidt in his post-match press conference confirmed that Johnny Sexton failed a HIA during Ireland’s 22-13 win over Scotland in Edinburgh this afternoon.  The Ireland out-half only lasted 24 minutes of Saturday’s encounter until he was replaced by Munster’s Joey Carbery. As has become the norm, Sexton was on the receiving end of some pretty …

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Ireland Survive Scotland Storm To Secure Confidence Boosting Win

Ireland Scotland Six Nations

Scotland – 13 Ireland – 22 Sean McMahon reporting from Murrayfield  After a week which saw questions raised about this Ireland team after their humbling to England at the Aviva Stadium last Saturday, Joe Schmidt’s side were aiming to avoid falling to two successive Six Nations defeats for the first time since 2016. As it transpired, a chaotic game, which …

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“If The Opportunity Arises Then I Definitely Plan On Taking It” – Stockdale

Jacob Stockdale Ireland Six Nations

The 2018 Six Nations was a memorable tournament for Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale.  The Ulsterman scored a Six Nations record seven tries during last year’s championship, three of which came from intercepts; against Italy, Wales and Scotland. Ireland will be looking to bounce back from their opening defeat to England at the Aviva Stadium when they take on the Scots at Murrayfield …

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