Tournaments

Lynchpin: Sexton oozed class with Ireland

Six Nations: Round 3 – Team of the weekend

IT WAS a rip-roaring Round 3, where France and Ireland lost their chance of a Grand Slam and England and Wales moved back into contention for the Six Nations title.…

Putting in a shift: Richie Gray

Scotland: Five things we learned v Italy

THE SCOTLAND result was one that brought out relief. The kind of relief that has spectators and coaches strapped to oxygen tanks, so taxing was the enormous sigh everyone let…

Pascal Papé

Dropping Picamoles a big risk for Saint-André

IT TOOK only 80 minutes but Philippe Saint-André once more finds himself with the world on his shoulders. Two victories from their first two matches in this Six Nations went…

All smiles: Launchbury celebrates England's win

England: Five things we learned v Ireland

FAST-PACED and fraught with tension, England’s narrow win over Ireland on Saturday was a truly phenomenal Test match. For the first time in this season’s Six Nations we had two…

Old-stagers: BOD and D'Arcy have 208 caps between them

Match preview: England v Ireland

AFTER EASING past Scotland and decimating Wales, Ireland head to Twickenham this weekend with a Triple Crown sitting well within grasping distance. Thanks to a marauding pack and some savvy…