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‘We Are Targeting A Bonus Point’ – Wales Scrum Half Sets Stall Out Ahead Of Ireland Clash

Wales take on Ireland in an eagerly anticipated NatWest 6 Nations clash on Saturday as Joe Schmidt’s side look to keep their Grand Slam aspirations alive. While the Welsh opened their campaign with an impressive win over a fancied Scotland side, the fell just short in a controversial 12-6 defeat at Twickenham last time out. However, despite not being able …

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Ireland’s Miserable Six Nations Form Against Wales Won’t Fill Irish Fans With Confidence

The first of two NatWest 6 Nations hiatuses is drawing to a close and rugby fans are greedy eyeing another weekend of Test rugby that is fast approaching. Kicking off with an appetising affair that sees France hosting Italy in a bottom-of-the-table clash on Friday night, Saturday’s pair of entrées that features Ireland taking on Wales in Dublin and Scotland …

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Extent Of Robbie Henshaw’s Injury Makes For Grim Reading For Leinster And Ireland

The news which emerged on Monday that Robbie Henshaw is set to miss the rest of the Six Nations came as a hammer blow to Joe Schmidt and Ireland, who now must reassess the midfield options ahead of three mammoth clashes with Wales, Scotland and England. The continued absence of Garry Ringrose makes things even trickier, with the likelihood being that Bundee Aki …

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“He Has An Expectation Himself…” – Schmidt Hopes Larmour Will Rise To The Occasion

Sean McMahon reporting from Carton House. With Jordan Larmour being named on the bench for Saturday’s clash against Italy, there was no shortage of questions aimed at head coach Joe Schmidt during today’s media session surrounding the talented youngster. Larmour has been electric for Leinster this season both in the Guinness PRO14 and the Champions Cup but the 20-year-old faces …

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