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Scotland’s Injury Nightmare Could End Any Hopes Of Six Nations Glory

Scotland will likely be the most grateful side ahead of the two-week hiatus until round three of the Six Nations as the list of injury concerns comes in following their narrow defeat to France on Sunday. Despite an impressive display across the park, including periods of domination, France emerged victorious thanks to the boot of Camille Lopez in a evenly …

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Paul O’Connell And Ronan O’Gara Give A Scathing Assessment Of Ireland’s Loss To Scotland

Ireland’s Six Nations defeat to Scotland in Murrayfield was difficult to watch at times for Irish fans, not because of the brilliance of the home side, but rather due to the persistent simple errors that punctuated a deflating day in Edinburgh. Poor lineouts, slack defending and repeated knock-ons allowed a confident and eager Scotland to bully Ireland around the park …

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Scotland v Ireland Player Ratings

Scotland secured their first home Six Nations win in more than 10 years on Saturday with a 27-22 win over Ireland at Murrayfield. A Stuart Hogg brace and an opportunistic try from Alex Dunbar was enough to see Scotland stave off a late Irish fightback as Vern Cotter sealed his first win over Ireland from five attempts. Ireland were underwhelming …

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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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Scotland’s Vern Cotter Reveals Talented Squad Looking To Stun Ireland In Six Nations Opener

Vern Cotter has named his squad for the massive Six Nations curtain-raiser on Saturday, when Scotland take on Ireland at Murrayfield.  Under Cotter, Scotland have become a genuine force within rugby once again, playing an attacking and expansive game that, when firing on all cylinders, is right up there with the best in the sport. As the Kiwi plans his final …

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