Countries

Well beaten: O'Driscoll offers Faletau a hand

Wales: Five things we learned v Ireland

Wales were comprehensively beaten by Ireland in as one sided a victory as we have witnessed under Warren Gatland. Wales were completely shutdown in all aspects of the game.

One team: Ireland have left their provincial rivalry at home

Ireland: Five things we learned v Wales

By Claire Glancy  It’s time to expect the unexpected from Ireland Who in their right mind could have predicted that part of Joe Schmidt’s game plan would be to attack…

Blue wall: Maxime Machenaud tries to find his way past the Italian defence

Six Nations: France 30-10 Italy

France remain unbeaten and travel to Cardiff in a fortnight looking for a third straight win. Little was expected after a turgid first-half affair, with kickers from both sides, Jean-Marc…

Crowd pleaser: Plisson is congratulated for the victory over England

Six Nations: Saint-Andre picks youth for Italy clash

What has happened to Philippe Saint-Andre? The once arch-conservative coach has sprung another surprise by handing 23-year-old Stade Francais Hugo Bonneval his first cap on the wing against Italy on…

Separated at birth?: The locks share similarities

Six Nations: Ireland v Wales. Five key battles

TOMORROW'S GAME has already provided acres of newsprint, social media debate and heated discussion in hostelries from Llangollen to Tipperary, and it's hardly surprising with more subplots than Dynasty providing…