Paul O'Connell will Captain Ireland

The squad has 14 players with World Cup experience and many of those without were involved with Ireland’s Six Nations victories in 2014 and 15. Over half the squad named today…

Just (ten) grand! David Lemi celebrates as he scores the Premiership's 10,000th try

The Saints Golden Oldie Branded “too old” and “past his sell-by date” by Newcastle Falcons boss Dean Richards last month, David Lemi carried on proving Richards and any other doubters…

Andrew Trimble

Mike Brown’s remarkable consistency continued in Rome, but the Scarlets' bomb-diffuser supreme was brilliant against Scotland and demonstrated that Wales have more than one rapier full-back. In the right place…

Handful: Trimble is excelling for Ireland

Before this weekend there were (theoretically speaking) five sides still in the Championship hunt. Wales left the running after being comprehensively ousted at Twickenham, while Ireland brushed off hard-working Italy…

Winging it: Leonardo Sarto scored Italy's try

By Katie Field The match in 30 seconds Ireland will surely be crowned RBS Six Nations champions next weekend if they win in Paris, after running in seven tries to…

Andrew Trimble out of Ireland v Italy

Andrew Trimble has been ruled out of Ireland’s opening game in the RBS 6 Nations Championship against Italy after breaking a bone in his right hand. Trimble picked up the injury…

andrew trimble ulster

Andrew Trimble has become the latest player to commit his future to playing in Ireland with his home province Ulster by putting pen to paper on a new Ireland international…