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Tango in Paris: Imanol Harinordoquy tangles with Sean O'Brien. The two will do battle again on Sunday

France v Ireland: the preview

SO, here we go again. Three weeks and a day after the teams were left kicking their heels in Siberian Paris, France and Ireland meet to decide who will chase…

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Ireland’s confidence growing

By Claire Glancy PERFORMING under pressure. After their defeat to Wales, that’s the challenge Ireland faced before even taking to pitch against Italy. So when Sergio Parisse crossed the whitewash…

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Ireland 42-10 Italy

Having not played a match for three weeks, Ireland looked nervous as they came out of the Aviva Stadium blocks, but they exerted consistent pressure on their opponents and were…

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Ireland v Italy: The Preview

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer WHO could forget Ireland’s near-horror story from the 2011 RBS 6 Nations? On a sunny afternoon at the Stadio Flaminio on the opening weekend…

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Stringer backing Ireland to bounce back

IN December Peter Stringer was parachuted in to Saracens from Munster to assist them during their injury crisis. Sarries regulars Richard Wigglesworth and Neil de Kock were struck down with…

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How to refund your France v Ireland tickets

An agreement has been reached between the IRFU and the FFR over the refunding of the face value of match tickets for the RBS 6 Nations clash between France and…

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France v Ireland rescheduled

The RBS 6 Six Nations council has announced that the postponed France v Ireland match will now take place on Sunday 4 March at 4pm local time (3pm GMT), at…

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France v Ireland a farce

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer VINCENT CLERC had issued a warning days before France were due to host Ireland at the Stade de France that the freezing temperatures in…

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Keith Earls gets the nod for Ireland against Wales

MUNSTER’S Keith Earls will fill Brian O’Driscoll’s famous No 13 shirt for Ireland against Wales on Sunday afternoon. Ireland’s legendary skipper O’Driscoll is ruled out for the entire RBS 6…

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Jamie Heaslip’s charity work

JAMIE HEASLIP is best known for his feats on the rugby field for Leinster and Ireland. After all, he has starred on the world stage with strong performances from No…