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England Have Named Their Squad For The Six Nations

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England have named their squad for the Six Nations. England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 34-man squad for the tournament, which gets underway next weekend. The World Cup finalists begin their campaign against France in Paris on Sunday, February 2. Jones has called-up 22 players who played at the World Cup in Japan last year and eight uncapped …

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The Power Plays: Authoritative Display From Ross Byrne Begs Six Nations Question

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Brought to you by Energia, proud sponsors of Leinster Rugby. There was no shortage of superb displays from Leinster in their 13-6 win over Munster at Thomond Park on Saturday night.  What clearly stood out was the defensive masterclass put on by the reigning champions which was spearheaded by captain Scott Fardy and the increasingly prominent Will Connors who completed …

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Johnny Sexton Set To Miss Ireland’s Opening Two Six Nations Games

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New Ireland head coach Andy Farrell will likely be without Leinster out-half Johnny Sexton for the first two games of next year’s Six Nations against Scotland and Wales. According to report by Des Barry on independent.ie. Sexton will miss 8-10 weeks of action after suffering a significant medial tear to his right knee. With the Six Nations campaign getting under …

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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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Chris Henry: “Hopefully, This Sunday The Shackles Come Off Ireland”

Chris Henry hopes that the shackles come off Ireland on Sunday as they face France in their penultimate game of the 2019 Six Nations Championship Former International Chris Henry teams up with Volkswagen, a proud partner of Irish Rugby, ahead of Ireland vs France #ReadyForMore. Test your skills to win at Volkswagen’s Aviva Stadium fan zones this Sunday. For more information …

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Six Nations Match Week, As Told By Reggie Corrigan

Brought to you by Vodafone, the official sponsor of the Irish rugby team The lead up to a game in the Six Nations is one filled with passion, tension and excitement. Something former Irish prop Reggie Corrigan is more than familiar with. Here, he gives Pundit Arena his fascinating insight into the highs and lows of being a part of …

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Gray & Maitland Return As Scotland Name Formidable Team

Scotland head coach, Gregor Townsend, has made four changes to his side to face Ireland in BT Murrayfield on Saturday in the second round of the Guinness Six Nations.  Sean Maitland has recovered from a knee injury and replaces Blair Kinghorn, who scored a hattrick of tries against Italy last weekend. The 30-year-old rejoins Tommy Seymour and Stuart Hogg in …

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Ireland Issue Squad Update Following Bruising Defeat To England

Ireland issued a squad update on Monday following their Six Nations defeat to England at the Aviva Stadium, with a number of injury concerns present ahead of Saturday’s clash with Scotland. Winger Keith Earls who was on the receiving end of a couple of questionable challenges from Tom Curry and Maro Itoje suffered a hip pointer injury and will be managed …

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