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This ‘Injured Six Nations XV’ Which Would Challenge Any Team

With the Six Nations fast approaching, the various coaches are eager to enter the first game week with their full complement of stars. However, such is the bruising nature of modern professional rugby, this is rarely the case. Joe Schmidt and Ireland can be happy with their relatively low injury count, with only Sean O’Brien, Garry Ringrose and Jared Payne …

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Gregor Townsend Names 40-Man Scotland Squad For Six Nations

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Gregor Townsend head coach of Scotlashoots looks on prior to the international match between Scotland and Australia at Murrayfield Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has named the squad for his first Six Nations championship in charge of the national side. The former Glasgow Warriors boss has named four uncapped players in the total panel of 40. BREAKING | Here’s YOUR Scotland squad for the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations! ??????? #AsOne pic.twitter.com/SLCSnYL4QO — Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) January 16, 2018 Edinburgh trio …

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Republic of Ireland Plummet In Latest FIFA World Rankings

2018 FIFA World Cup Playoff Second Leg, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 14/11/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Denmark Ireland's Robbie Brady and Seamus Coleman dejected after the match

Ireland’s failure to qualify for next year’s World Cup has had an immediate impact on the national side’s place in the FIFA World Rankings. Martin O’Neill’s side endured a chastening night against Denmark at the Aviva just over a week ago, going down 5-1 at home after a 0-0 stalemate in Copenhagen. As a result of this (and other mitigating …

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Scotland Name Ten Uncapped Players In 36-Man Autumn Series Squad

Scotland rugby union coach Gregor Townsend speaks during a press conference at the team announcement in Sydney on June 15, 2017.

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named ten new faces in his squad for the upcoming November internationals. Scotland face off against Samoa, New Zealand and South Africa over the course of three Saturdays next month, will three matches taking place in Murrayfield. In a squad that has been hit with injuries to the likes of Greig Laidlaw, Fraser Brown …

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What Happens Now: How Ireland Can Still Qualify For The World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5/9/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Serbia Ireland's Daryl Murphy dejected

Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia hang by a thread after collecting just one point from their last two matches. Saturday’s draw against Georgia in Tbilisi and Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Serbia have left Martin O’Neill’s side in third place in Group D, with Moldova and Wales left to play against in this …

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