Mar 20, 2013 21:58 EDT
Former British and Irish Lions coach Ian McGeechan has urged incumbent Warren Gatland to select players based on form and not reputation.
Mar 20, 2013 11:38 EDT
Ireland great Brian O'Driscoll was given a three-week ban on Wednesday for stamping on Italy's Simone Favaro during their Six Nations clash in Rome.
Mar 19, 2013 14:48 EDT
Brian O'Driscoll will face a citing hearing in London on Wednesday for stamping on Simone Favaro in Ireland's 22-15 Six Nations defeat by Italy, tournament organisers have announced.
Mar 19, 2013 14:27 EDT
Brian O'Driscoll will face a citing hearing in London on Tuesday for stamping on Simone Favaro in Ireland's 22-15 Six Nations defeat by Italy, tournament organisers have announced.
Mar 18, 2013 17:13 EDT
Irish rugby great Brian O'Driscoll was on Monday cited for stamping on Simone Favaro in Ireland's 22-15 Six Nations defeat by Italy, the tournament organisers announced.
Mar 18, 2013 12:04 EDT
Four members of the Six Nations-winning Wales team, Adam Jones, Mike Phillips, Dan Biggar and Leigh Halfpenny, are in the running for the award for the player of the championship.
Mar 16, 2013 23:40 EDT
Italy coach Jacques Brunel insisted his side have plenty to do if they are to become a true force to be reckoned with despite finishing their Six Nations campaign on a high with an historic win over Ireland.
Mar 16, 2013 14:29 EDT
Italy produced a breathtaking display to hand Ireland a 22-15 defeat on what was Andrea Lo Cicero's 103rd and final appearance for the Azzurri and possibly Brian O'Driscoll's last game in an Irish shirt.
Mar 15, 2013 22:23 EDT
History beckons for both Grand Slam chasers England and defending champions Wales when they meet at the Millennium Stadium in the key match of Saturday's final day of the 2013 Six Nations Championship.
Mar 15, 2013 13:46 EDT
Defence coach Anthony Foley paid a warm tribute to Brian O'Driscoll on Friday as speculation continued that the former Ireland captain is about to end his impressive career.
Mar 14, 2013 12:54 EDT
Brian O'Driscoll was named Thursday in the Ireland side to take on Italy in their Six Nations closer in Rome on Saturday in what could be his final match in the tournament.
Mar 10, 2013 11:28 EDT
The top question for Irish rugby fans on Sunday was not so much the future of coach Declan Kidney as much as whether talisman Brian O'Driscoll had played his last game in the green Irish shirt in Dublin.
Mar 09, 2013 14:24 EST
France came from 13-3 down to grab a 13-13 draw with Ireland here at Lansdowne Road on Saturday but it still leaves them needing to win next weekend to avoid their first wooden spoon in the Five/Six Nations since 1957.
Mar 05, 2013 10:33 EST
Under-pressure Ireland coach Declan Kidney named Tuesday a team to play France without a starting or reserve fly-half as he waited on the fitness of Paddy Jackson.
Feb 28, 2013 15:02 EST
Ireland's hopes of having Jonathan Sexton fit in time to France in the Six Nations at Lansdowne Road a week on Saturday were fading following the latest injury bulletin on the outside-half.
Feb 23, 2013 21:28 EST
Paddy Jackson will look to repay the trust shown him by coach Declan Kidney when he makes his Test debut for an injury-hit Ireland away to Scotland in the Six Nations at Murrayfield on Sunday.
Feb 20, 2013 21:18 EST
Brad Barritt may not be a fans' favourite but so long as he has the respect of his team-mates England's midfield defensive anchorman is perfectly happy to keep adding to his tackle count.
Feb 13, 2013 14:14 EST
Ireland's Cian Healy will miss the Six Nations matches against Scotland and France after receiving a three-week ban for stamping on England's Dan Cole during last weekend's defeat in Dublin.
Feb 10, 2013 21:30 EST
England coach Stuart Lancaster was delighted by the maturity of his youthful side after they emerged from a brutal encounter in Dublin as the only side in this season's Six Nations who can win a Grand Slam.
Feb 10, 2013 13:38 EST
Owen Farrell held his nerve as England beat Ireland 12-6 at a rain-soaked Lansdowne Road on Sunday and so became the only side in this season's Six Nations capable of winning the Grand Slam.