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Italy v Ireland - RBS 6 Nations

Ireland rue missed opportunities

THREE POINTS would have brought the scores level, a try would have won Ireland the game. Last week against Italy Ronan O’Gara split the posts with just three minutes to…

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France relieved to overcome Ireland hurdle

FRANCE KEPT their cool to achieve victory over Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, but coach Marc Lièvremont admitted that he experienced “moments of absolute panic” as they fought to…

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Ireland 22 France 25 – The Ratings

So near but yet so far for Ireland as they battled back from 25-15 down but couldn’t quite land the killer punch at the death, writes Rugby World writer Katie…

Ireland 22 France 25 – video highlights

Ireland 22 France 25 – video highlights

FRANCE BROKE Irish hearts with their three-point win in the RBS 6 Nations, ruining their chances of a second Grand Slam in three years. A single try from Maxime Medard and…

England 59 Italy 13 – The Rugby World Verdict

England 59 Italy 13 – The Rugby World Verdict

By Rugby World editor, Paul Morgan ENGLAND ARE starting to rumble back to their 2000 or 2001 levels, boosted by the new law interpretations which are suiting them down to…

Martin Johnson the joker, says Tindall

Martin Johnson the joker, says Tindall

CHRIS ASHTON became the butt of a joke from England manager Martin Johnson once they had despatched Italy with eight tries at Twickenham. Ashton defied Johnson’s orders by swallow diving…