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Belfast Telegraph
Andrew Trimble should recover but Leinster duo Cian Healy and Mike Ross won't be risked On the ball: Richie Murphy is confident over Irish injuries Ireland are unli
Andrew Trimble should recover but Leinster duo Cian Healy and Mike Ross won't be risked
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
On the ball: Richie Murphy is confident over Irish injuries Ireland are unlikely to call on Cian Healy and Mike Ross to shore up their scrum in Saturday's RBS... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ulster hope Chris Henry's return to action is just the start Back again: Chris Henry has recovered from his shoulder injury but Ulster bos
Ulster hope Chris Henry's return to action is just the start
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
Back again: Chris Henry has recovered from his shoulder injury but Ulster boss Les Kiss is awaiting updates on others Ulster expect Chris Henry to return to action against Glasgow... Read more
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Herald.ie
Earls unlikely to be risked, Zebo a doubt but O'Brien primed to face the French Font Size Keith Earls is almost certainly out and Simon Zebo is the next most
Earls unlikely to be risked, Zebo a doubt but O'Brien primed to face the French
Herald.ie / Posted 11 hours ago
Font Size Keith Earls is almost certainly out and Simon Zebo is the next most in doubt for Ireland's second round of the Six Nations against France in Paris on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Richie Murphy tackles Sexton concerns | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 05:58 pm By Brendan O’Brien,
Richie Murphy tackles Sexton concerns
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 05:58 pm By Brendan O’Brien, Irish Examiner Suggestions that Jonathan Sexton should radically alter his tackling technique,... Read more
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walesonline
The Jim Telfer verdict: Why I wouldn't pick Sam WarburtonJim Telfer will always be remembered for the inspirational and stirring motivat
The Jim Telfer verdict: Why I wouldn't pick Sam Warburton
walesonline / Posted 21 hours ago
Jim Telfer will always be remembered for the inspirational and stirring motivational speech he made to the Lions before they went into combat with South Africa during the 1997 tour. The granite-faced Scot had television viewers, who watched a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Keith Earls main concern for Ireland ahead of Paris match | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 04:11 pm By Brendan O’Brien
Keith Earls main concern for Ireland ahead of Paris match
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 04:11 pm By Brendan O’Brien Keith Earls appears to be the greatest injury concern... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Six Nations France v Ireland: Joe Schmidt wants a clinical edge By Ruaidhri O'Connor In the middle: Joe Schmidt is wary ahead of the trip to
Six Nations France v Ireland: Joe Schmidt wants a clinical edge
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
By Ruaidhri O'Connor In the middle: Joe Schmidt is wary ahead of the trip to France Over the course of Joe Schmidt's 28 games in charge, Ireland have let a lead of 13 or more points... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Six Nations France v Ireland: Defiant display could energise hat-trick bid Strong showing: Tommy O'Donnell put in an impressive performance against Wale
Six Nations France v Ireland: Defiant display could energise hat-trick bid
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Strong showing: Tommy O'Donnell put in an impressive performance against Wales before his enforced departure The demand was that they answer Ireland's call and they did it... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Six Nations France v Ireland: CJ craving more after first taste of Ireland action All in hand: CJ Stander picked up the man of the match medal in his Ireland d
Six Nations France v Ireland: CJ craving more after first taste of Ireland action
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
All in hand: CJ Stander picked up the man of the match medal in his Ireland debut against Wales Looking through the stats from Sunday's Six Nations draw between... Read more
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Herald.ie
Ireland shielded by a siege mentalityMurray and McGrath driven on by the negativity of outside opinions There is de
Ireland shielded by a siege mentality
Herald.ie / Posted yesterday
Murray and McGrath driven on by the negativity of outside opinions There is definitely the distinct impression that the Irish have determined to take all the outside criticism that has encircled them since going... Read more
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Daily Mail
The link between sports head injuries and suicideSports players who suffer concussion are FOUR times more likely to commit suici
The link between sports head injuries and suicide
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Sports players who suffer concussion are FOUR times more likely to commit suicide Concussion has been linked to depression and Alzheimer's in later life Study compared brain injuries suffered on a weekend and weekdays The average time from... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekendAs a rugby union fan, the start of the Six Nations is a glorious and stressful
SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekend
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
As a rugby union fan, the start of the Six Nations is a glorious and stressful time of the year. The first game is a chance for your international team to signal their intent for what is always an enthralling championship. There is so much to be... Read more
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chad
SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekendAs a rugby union fan, the start of the Six Nations is a glorious and stressful
SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekend
chad / Posted 2 days ago
As a rugby union fan, the start of the Six Nations is a glorious and stressful time of the year. The first game is a chance for your international team to signal their intent for what is always an enthralling championship. There is so much to be... Read more
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walesonline
The Ireland v Wales media reactionIt was a pulsating Test match in Dublin as Wales and Ireland played out a 16-16
The Ireland v Wales media reaction
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
It was a pulsating Test match in Dublin as Wales and Ireland played out a 16-16 draw on the opening weekend of the Six Nations. So, was it a Six Nations classic or a close game between two limited teams who didn't have enough in their attacking... Read more
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walesonline
The Six Nations team of the weekendSo, one weekend down, four to go. It was hardly a vintage first round of match
The Six Nations team of the weekend
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
So, one weekend down, four to go. It was hardly a vintage first round of matches to open the 2016 tournament, but Six Nations action always throws up talking points. But who were the stand-out performers in Paris, Edinburgh and Dublin. We give you... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
The best of Ireland is yet to come, says Joe Schmidt after Wales drawSix Nations: Tipping point: Andrew Trimble is taken down by Justin Tipuric of
The best of Ireland is yet to come, says Joe Schmidt after Wales draw
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Six Nations: Tipping point: Andrew Trimble is taken down by Justin Tipuric of Wales in yesterday’s 16-16 draw at the AvivaWales' number 8 Taulupe Faletau (C) scores his team's... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Perfect start slips out of Ireland's grasp against WalesSix Nations: Ireland 16-16 Wales Tipped over: Ireland’s Keith Earls stops To
Perfect start slips out of Ireland's grasp against Wales
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Six Nations: Ireland 16-16 Wales Tipped over: Ireland’s Keith Earls stops Tom James of Wales in his tracks at the Aviva StadiumWales' Taulupe Faletau (right) is tackled by Ireland's Jack... Read more
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walesonline
The winners and losers from a compelling Ireland v Wales Six Nations encounterWales began their quest for a fourth Six Nations title since Warren Gatland too
The winners and losers from a compelling Ireland v Wales Six Nations encounter
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Wales began their quest for a fourth Six Nations title since Warren Gatland took up the coaching reins in 2008 with a 16-16 draw against back-to-back champions Ireland in Dublin. It was enthralling contest at the Aviva Stadium with both teams going... Read more
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walesonline
Simon Thomas' verdict: Wales' expansive talk comes to nothing in DublinWith three home games to come, starting off with a draw away to the reigning ch
Simon Thomas' verdict: Wales' expansive talk comes to nothing in Dublin
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
With three home games to come, starting off with a draw away to the reigning champions is no disaster, especially when you have been 13-0 down. But hopes of a Grand Slam have gone at the first hurdle and Wales will have to play a lot better than... Read more
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Herald.ie
Sexton gives Irish some reliefSchmidt's men can control strong 13-point lead as Wales hit back You couldn't
Sexton gives Irish some relief
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
Schmidt's men can control strong 13-point lead as Wales hit back You couldn't find a hack or former player in the media centre that forecasted anything other than a 10-15 point win by Wales. "To come back from 16-13... Read more
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walesonline
'When Wales met Ireland, the best team won...both of them' says Carolyn Hitt“The best team won,” chuckled a wry Irish voice as the crowds streamed out of D
'When Wales met Ireland, the best team won...both of them' says Carolyn Hitt
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
“The best team won,” chuckled a wry Irish voice as the crowds streamed out of Dublin’s Aviva Stadium reflecting on the denouement of deadlocked drama. Before the game, Wales were deemed to be the best team, though Warren Gatland had wrestled... Read more
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walesonline
The Wales v Ireland player ratingsSo it was honours even at the Aviva Stadium as Ireland and Wales fought out a S
The Wales v Ireland player ratings
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
So it was honours even at the Aviva Stadium as Ireland and Wales fought out a Six Nations draw in their opening match. As usual there was a mixture of good, bad and indifferent from the men in red jerseys. But how did they each fare individually?... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ireland and Wales in thrilling stalemateIreland and Wales played to a thrilling 16-all draw as the opening round of the
Ireland and Wales in thrilling stalemate
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Ireland and Wales played to a thrilling 16-all draw as the opening round of the Six nations came to a close in Dublin on Sunday. The teams matched each other perfectly - one converted try and three penalties each. Ireland raced into 13-lead inside... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ireland 16-16 Wales: Six Nations 2016 – as it happenedAfternoon, folks. Quicker than Keyser Söze disappearing in the wind, we’ve reac
Ireland 16-16 Wales: Six Nations 2016 – as it happened
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Afternoon, folks. Quicker than Keyser Söze disappearing in the wind, we’ve reached the end of round one of the 2016 Six Nations. After two reasonably entertaining, but little more, opening fixtures yesterday, this should be the big one. Ireland are... Read more
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RTE News
Sexton salvages draw after pulsating Wales battleJohnny Sexton salvages draw for Ireland after pulsating Wales battle in Six Nat
Sexton salvages draw after pulsating Wales battle
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
Johnny Sexton salvages draw for Ireland after pulsating Wales battle in Six NationsBy John Fallon at Aviva Stadium | Updated: Sunday, 07 Feb 2016 17:28 | Comments The Grand Slam and the Triple Crown are gone for Ireland and Wales this season but the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Johnny Sexton kick ensures gripping Ireland-Wales contest ends level Ireland's Jonathan Sexton in kicking action during the 2016 RBS Six Nations m
Johnny Sexton kick ensures gripping Ireland-Wales contest ends level
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Ireland's Jonathan Sexton in kicking action during the 2016 RBS Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Niall Carson/PA Wire.Liam Williams got a... Read more
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walesonline
5 things we learned from Wales' Six Nations opener against IrelandWelsh scrum back on top During the Rugby World Cup, the scrum was a huge conce
5 things we learned from Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Welsh scrum back on top During the Rugby World Cup, the scrum was a huge concern but against Ireland it looked back to its best. It became one of Wales' most potent weapons during the game against what is traditionally a strong pack. The vast... Read more
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walesonline
Ireland 16-16 Wales match reportIf Six Nations sides are seeking to show what they learned at the World Cup in
Ireland 16-16 Wales match report
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
If Six Nations sides are seeking to show what they learned at the World Cup in the 2016 tournament, Wales proved in Dublin they have still not mastered the art of killing off close Test matches. Made pre-match favourites by the overwhelming majority... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What time is Ireland vs Wales in Six Nations 2016 today, what TV channel is it on and who will come out on top?Last year this fixture was in Cardiff, and Wales won 23-16. Ireland XV: Simon
What time is Ireland vs Wales in Six Nations 2016 today, what TV channel is it on and who will come out on top?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Last year this fixture was in Cardiff, and Wales won 23-16. Ireland XV: Simon Zebo; Andrew Trimble, Jared Payne, Robbie Henshaw, Keith Earls; Jonathan Sexton, Connor Murray; Jamie Heaslip, Tommy O'Donnell, CJ Stander; Devin Toner, Mike McCarthy;... Read more
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International Business Times
RBS Six Nations 2016: Ireland vs Wales, Where to watch live, preview and team news Ireland begin the defence of their Six Nations crown against Wales at the Aviva
RBS Six Nations 2016: Ireland vs Wales, Where to watch live, preview and team news
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Ireland begin the defence of their Six Nations crown against Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Sunday 7 February. Ireland vs Wales kicks off at 3pm (GMT) with live coverage available on ITV. Commentary is also on BBC Radio 5 Live.Preview Life... Read more
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walesonline
Everything you need to know about Wales' Six Nations opening showdown in DublinAfter the opening matches in Paris and Edinburgh on Saturday afternoon, it's th
Everything you need to know about Wales' Six Nations opening showdown in Dublin
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
After the opening matches in Paris and Edinburgh on Saturday afternoon, it's the turn of the holders Ireland and Warren Gatland's Wales to kick off their campaign in Dublin. We look at everything you need to know about today's game from the team... Read more
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walesonline
The big Ireland vs Wales match day previewIt’s only on landing in Dublin that one becomes fully aware of the level of pes
The big Ireland vs Wales match day preview
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
It’s only on landing in Dublin that one becomes fully aware of the level of pessimism over here about Ireland’s chances against Wales this weekend. Take a quick skim through the sports sections of the local papers and the headlines leap at... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New look Irish squad ready for a journey into unknown Head-to-head: Tadgh Furlong, Rory Best and Jack McGrath will face a blood-and
New look Irish squad ready for a journey into unknown
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Head-to-head: Tadgh Furlong, Rory Best and Jack McGrath will face a blood-and-thunder test against Wales in their Six Nations opener tomorrow The one certainty is uncertainty. Right now, in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Six Nations 2016 Ireland v Wales: Joe Schmidt puts faith in Payne to show class Ready for battle: Joe Schmidt and Jonathan Sexton prepare to take on Wales to
Six Nations 2016 Ireland v Wales: Joe Schmidt puts faith in Payne to show class
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Ready for battle: Joe Schmidt and Jonathan Sexton prepare to take on Wales tomorrowJared Payne There was a mix of the cautious and the carefree yesterday when Joe... Read more
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walesonline
Ireland v Wales big match preview: Why Gatland's boys SHOULD winHow often in Six Nations history has a team travelled to face opponents who hav
Ireland v Wales big match preview: Why Gatland's boys SHOULD win
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
How often in Six Nations history has a team travelled to face opponents who have won the title two years in succession and yet been made favourites to win? The question is pertinent ahead of events in Dublin tomorrow because although bookmakers are... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Stander to make debut for injury-hit Ireland against WalesDUBLIN - South Africa-born flanker CJ Stander will make his Ireland debut again
Stander to make debut for injury-hit Ireland against Wales
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
DUBLIN - South Africa-born flanker CJ Stander will make his Ireland debut against Wales on Sunday, but coach Joe Schmidt was left counting a mounting injury toll with star flanker Sean O'Brien and full-back Rob Kearney ruled out. Munster's South... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joe Schmidt: Wales the true test for CJ Stander | Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 04:20 pm Brendan O’Brien Joe
Joe Schmidt: Wales the true test for CJ Stander
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 04:20 pm Brendan O’Brien Joe Schmidt has sung the praises of CJ Stander ahead of the player’s first... Read more
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walesonline
The Ireland v Wales head to headsSimon Zebo 7, Gareth Anscombe 7 With an X-Factor and the pace of a wing, Zebo
The Ireland v Wales head to heads
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Simon Zebo 7, Gareth Anscombe 7 With an X-Factor and the pace of a wing, Zebo will provide more of an attacking threat than the solid, functional Rob Kearney, who is ruled out with a muscle problem, but you can expect Wales to drop a few bombs on... Read more
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Super Sport
SA's Stander handed debut for Ireland Ireland will hand flanker CJ Stander his debut in their Six Nations rugby uni
SA's Stander handed debut for Ireland
Super Sport / Posted 4 days ago
Ireland will hand flanker CJ Stander his debut in their Six Nations rugby union championship opener against Wales on Sunday and not risk Sean O'Brien and Rob Kearney as a raft of injuries threaten the defence of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Flanker Stander handed debut for injury-hit IrelandDUBLIN: Ireland will hand flanker CJ Stander his debut in their Six Nations rug
Flanker Stander handed debut for injury-hit Ireland
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
DUBLIN: Ireland will hand flanker CJ Stander his debut in their Six Nations rugby union championship opener against Wales on Sunday and not risk Sean O'Brien and Rob Kearney as a raft of injuries threaten the defence of their title. With Iain... Read more
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The Star
Flanker Stander handed debut for injury-hit Ireland - RugbyDUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will hand flanker CJ Stander his debut in their Six
Flanker Stander handed debut for injury-hit Ireland - Rugby
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will hand flanker CJ Stander his debut in their Six Nations rugby union championship opener against Wales on Sunday and not risk Sean O'Brien and Rob Kearney as a raft of injuries threaten the defence of their title. With... Read more
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SportsFan
Stander set for Ireland debutSouth Africa-born flanker CJ Stander will make his Test debut in Sunday's RBS 6
Stander set for Ireland debut
SportsFan / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa-born flanker CJ Stander will make his Test debut in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales, with Sean O'Brien and Rob Kearney taking Ireland's injury toll to nine frontline stars. Munster back-rower Stander will start at blindside... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Schmidt sticks with trusted midfield for Six Nations opener; Stander handed first start | Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 01:47 pm By Brendan...
Schmidt sticks with trusted midfield for Six Nations opener; Stander handed first start
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 01:47 pm By Brendan... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Wales a big obstacle as Ireland get set for tough raceSix Nations: On your marks: the Ireland squad gear up in training ahead of th
Wales a big obstacle as Ireland get set for tough race
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Six Nations: On your marks: the Ireland squad gear up in training ahead of the defence of their Six Nations crown, which begins against Wales at the Aviva With away games against France and... Read more
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walesonline
Are Wales Six Nations slow starters under Warren Gatland?Barely a Six Nations campaign goes by under the New Zealander’s eight-year reig
Are Wales Six Nations slow starters under Warren Gatland?
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Barely a Six Nations campaign goes by under the New Zealander’s eight-year reign without mentions of the sluggish starts Wales have made to the showpiece European tournament under Gatland’s watch. But are the critics right to pick out a potential... Read more
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Sporting Life
Wales have Six appeal Rugby tipster Tony Calvin previews the Six Nations, which starts on Saturday,
Wales have Six appeal
Sporting Life / Posted 7 days ago
Rugby tipster Tony Calvin previews the Six Nations, which starts on Saturday, and expects Wales to emerge triumphant. Six Nations. Click here to bet.Jonathan Davies: Good value in the top tryscorer market Recommended... Read more
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walesonline
The 50 greatest rugby players on the planet right now: Numbers 30-21It’s a perennial old pub talk debate, just who is the best player in the world?
The 50 greatest rugby players on the planet right now: Numbers 30-21
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
It’s a perennial old pub talk debate, just who is the best player in the world? The World Cup is over, the Six Nations is about to start... so what better time to try to come up with a definitive top 50 list? Our panel of experts at WalesOnline... Read more
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Herald.ie
O'Brien won't look past WalesIreland flanker has moved on from the blow of missing World Cup quarter-final
O'Brien won't look past Wales
Herald.ie / Posted 7 days ago
Ireland flanker has moved on from the blow of missing World Cup quarter-final Seán O'Brien was asked whether he would like to captain Ireland. He said it would be an honour. That didn't go his way. As World Cup... Read more
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heraldscotland
Six Nations guide: IrelandUp to a point - the point in question being the quarter-final against Argentina
Six Nations guide: Ireland
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
Up to a point - the point in question being the quarter-final against Argentina, in which they were blown away. Before that 43-20 defeat at the Millennium Stadium, however, they had played some excellent stuff in the pool stages, putting 50 points on... Read more
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walesonline
Ireland play-maker Jonathan Sexton fires Six Nations warning to WalesJonathan Sexton has claimed he will be at his best against Wales a week on Sund
Ireland play-maker Jonathan Sexton fires Six Nations warning to Wales
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
Jonathan Sexton has claimed he will be at his best against Wales a week on Sunday as Ireland begin their bid to make history. Joe Schmidt’s play-maker has shrugged off concerns about his health after suffering the latest in a long line of head... Read more
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