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He's #Finnocent: Dan Biggar takes a tumble, a nation is enraged (Pic Inpho)

Six Nations wrap: The Alternative awards 2015

Award for the best use of social media – #Finnocent As Dan Biggar, arch proponent of the ‘kick and collect’ took to the air, Finn Russell, turned, like a deer…

Paul O'Connell

Six Nations: Team of the tournament

Any Six Nations team is bound to be contentious, so with the hide of a rhino, I’ve picked the best team in the tournament. So without further ado, here it…

Paul O'Connell

Five things we learnt – Ireland

It took us a while to get over the news that Steve Walsh‘s business commitments meant he had to withdraw from big screen duty at the Millennium Stadium, and it…

Job done: The Aviva Stadium erupts as Craig Joubert blows the final whistle to mark Ireland's 19-9 defeat of England ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill

Ireland vs England analysis: Six defining moments

A 10-point defeat away to a side that has now won their last 10 consecutive Tests. That statement represents the stark outcome for England on a soggy Sunday in Dublin. However, for…

Italy players celebrate with their supporters 28/2/2015

Six Nations: Round three

IN A NUTSHELL Scotland 19-22 Italy It looked like a case of same story, different costumes as Scotland were overwhelmed by a resurgent Italy, with the visitors scoring three tries…

Magic moment: England's Stuart Lancaster (left) and Graham Rowntree celebrate. Photo Getty Images

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Putting the boot in England led 18-16 in Cardiff as the last two minutes of their RBS Six Nations clash with Wales began. Despite England’s second-half dominance, the…