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RBS 6 Nations: Ireland analysis

“IS IT time to go back to the drawing board Declan?” The question posed after so many basic errors saw Ireland defeated by England. “No” was the simple answer given.…

Generals of Rome: Rizzo, Canale & Parisse celebrate Italy's historic win over Ireland

RBS 6 Nations: Italy 22 – 15 Ireland

ITALY MADE history as they beat Ireland for the first time in the RBS 6 Nations at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome, on Saturday. In what has been widely suspected to…

Hot-footed: Ben Youngs slinks scuttles past Francois Trinh-Duc

RBS 6 Nations: Lions Match-ups – Round 5

THIS SATURDAY Ireland do battle with the robust Italians while Scotland look to consign France to a surprising wooden spoon in Paris. So if you are wanting a Lions fix,…

Shouting out: the abrasive Marler has earned a recall

RBS 6 Nations: Round Five Talking Points

THE SIX Nations is roaring into the last weekend of action after lurching past week one and it is now nearly impossible to keep pace with the competition. The BBC,…

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Rugby World TV: Six Nations Round 4 analysis

IN THE latest instalment of Rugby World TV we review the penultimate round of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations. We pick our Lions contenders, and name and shame those who…

Dazed: O'Driscoll takes a breather

RBS 6 Nations: Crocked at the wrong time

IT IS hard to explain why sports stars enjoy having the underdog tag heading into big contests, but when something like the Lions tour comes up around the bend you…