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Ireland Are The 2018 Six Nations Champions

Ireland have won the 2018 NatWest Six Nations after securing a 28-8 victory over Scotland and England’s 22-16 loss to France in the evening kick-off confirmed that Ireland are champions with one round to spare. A Jacob Stockdale brace and a try each from Conor Murray and Sean Cronin got Ireland a bonus-point win in Dublin earlier this afternoon and attention …

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More Than A Moment – Ireland’s Sportsman Of The Month Is Johnny Sexton

Johnny Sexton is the recipient of Ireland’s Sportsman of the Month Award for February. ____ It’s been five weeks since Johnny Sexton kicked that last-gasp, dramatic drop-goal to ensure that Ireland left Paris with an opening round win over France. Momentum in ‘Rugby’s Greatest Championship’ is a crucial thing, if you have it then your chances of securing a Triple …

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Rory Best Cites “Unforeseen Circumstances” As Reason For Delay In Contract Announcement

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium. Rory Best faced the media this afternoon at the Aviva Stadium after the conclusion of his side’s Captain’s Run this morning. Of course, the focus of discussion was tomorrow’s visit of Scotland to Dublin where Ireland could win the Six Nations championship if they win with a bonus-point and better England’s result in …

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Joe Schmidt Wary Of ‘Super Rugby’ Style Scotland

Sean McMahon reporting from Carton House.  There is still plenty to play for in this year’s Six Nations championship. If Scotland upset the odds and secure victory against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, the competition will be blown wide open and there will be a number of sides in the reckoning to win the competition come next weekend. …

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Bundee Aki Feeling Right At Home As Ireland Look To Take One Step Closer To Grand Slam Dream

Bundee Aki wouldn’t have expected to become such an important cog in the Ireland machine so soon into his international career. Since making his international bow last November, the Connacht centre is about to win his sixth cap for Ireland when he lines out at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday for the eagerly-anticipated clash with Scotland. The 27-year-old will be …

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Joe Schmidt Makes Two Changes As Ireland Team Named For Scotland

Joe Schmidt has named his Ireland team to take on Scotland in Saturday’s crucial Six Nations clash with Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.  In total, Schmidt makes two changes to the starting XV which secured a dramatic victory over Wales last time out and the Ireland head coach will be hoping that this side can get the better …

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