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Fitting finale: Ireland gave Brian O'Driscoll a rousing send-off by picking up their second Six Nations in five years

Six Nations Fixtures 2015

NEXT SEASON’S RBS Six Nations kicks off on Friday, 6th February, with Wales taking on England at the Millennium Stadium in a pre-World Cup warm-up. So here you go, dates…

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Sevens World Cup: Russian rugby player in space!

RUSSIAN RUGBY has got one up on the Americans – the first rugby player in space. That’s what they’re claiming anyway after cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky welcomed dignitaries at the Sevens…

Ever the aggressor: Jesse Mogg loves being on the front foot

Lions 2013: The Wallabies name a squad…

PULSES HAVE been set racing south of the equator as Robbie Deans named a preliminary Australia squad to meet for an 'exercise' this Sunday, omitting Quade Cooper but naming Waratah…

Options: Peter O'Mahony offers all-round package

Lions 2013 squad options: Flankers

IN THE aftermath of the 6 Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

Plans of their own: Llanelli Scarlets

Glasgow Warriors aiming for Pro12 zenith

IT IS worth noting for a moment what Gregor Townsend is achieving at Glasgow Warriors. Considered somewhat of a superfluous appointment in the off-season, nipping into the front of a…

On the spot: Steve Walsh

Summer Tours 2013: The men in the middle

WHEN THE news broke yesterday that referee Steve Walsh would handle the Lions first match of the summer against the Barbarians in Hong Kong and that South Africa’s Craig Joubert…

Outside bet: Would Gatland be willing to bring in Sheridan?

Lions 2013 squad options: The Props

IN THE aftermath of the 6 Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

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Rugby World TV: Post 6 Nations Lions XV

WITH THE RBS 6 Nations now consigned to history, there is just over a month to go until the announcement of the Lions squad meaning in pubs up and down the…