FRANCE KEPT their cool to achieve victory over Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, but coach Marc Lièvremont admitted that he experienced “moments of absolute panic” as they fought to…

So near but yet so far for Ireland as they battled back from 25-15 down but couldn’t quite land the killer punch at the death, writes Rugby World writer Katie…

Ireland 22 France 25 – video highlights

FRANCE BROKE Irish hearts with their three-point win in the RBS 6 Nations, ruining their chances of a second Grand Slam in three years. A single try from Maxime Medard and…

Tomas O’Leary a doubt for France match

Scrum-half Peter Stringer has been called into the Ireland squad ahead of the game against France in the RBS 6 Nations Championship this Sunday. Stringer has been included as precautionary cover…

Ireland team to play France – Heaslip back!

Venue: Stadio Flaminio Date: Sunday, 13 February 2011 Kick-off: 1500 GMT Coverage: Watch on BBC One, BBC HD channel, Red Button and BBC Sport website; full commentary on BBC 5 live sports…

It’s 8.30 in the evening, and Ronan O’Gara can finally put his feet up, writes Bea Asprey. These days, after a hard training session, it’s straight home to help look…