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Feb 19

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony predicts another tight Six Nations contest against Wales

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony expects Saturday’s Six Nations game against Wales to be another close contest between the teams.

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Feb 19

Edinburgh home matches back at Murrayfield until end of the season

Edinburgh will play their remaining matches this season at Murrayfield as they seek “consistency”.

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Feb 19

Wales get boost with Liam Williams and George North fit to face Ireland

• Leigh Halfpenny, Dan Biggar and Taulupe Faletau also fit• Forwards coach Robin McBryde: ‘Ireland is a must-win game’Wales, who need to beat Ireland in Dublin on Saturday to remain in contention for the Six Nations title, have been bolstered by the re…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/19/wales-boost-liam-williams-george-north-fit

Feb 19

Follow the French and let’s have Six Nations in Newcastle and Manchester | Robert Kitson

England should venture outside their London moneypit and take a big game to rugby lovers otherwise disenfranchised by geography and, in some cases, historyIt is October 2007 and the clear Mediterranean sky is turning from sapphire blue to purest velvet…

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Feb 19

Lions quartet boost Wales for Ireland game

Taulupe Faletau and Dan Biggar join fellow Lions Leigh Halfpenny and Ross Moriarty in being fit to face Ireland on Saturday.

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Feb 19

Ringrose returns to training for Ireland

Ireland have been boosted by the news this week that centre Garry Ringrose has returned to training ahead of their crunch NatWest 6 Nations clash with Wales on Saturday.

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Feb 19

Six Nations 2018: David Denton revels in Scotland return before England clash

Scotland back-row David Denton believes he is a ‘much better player’ than when he last played for his country in 2016.

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Feb 19

Nadolo calls for Pacific Islands Super rugby team

Former Crusaders Super Rugby winger and Fijian international Nemani Nadolo has called for the Pacific Islands to be given a Super Rugby team. Super Rugby has just been cut from 18 teams to 15 but the Fijian start has renewed calls for the Pacific Islan…

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Feb 19

Weekend stats review

The weekend’s domestic action saw many international stars on display, with some challenging for NatWest 6 Nations squad places and some having featured in the Championship already.

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Feb 19

McBryde gives Wales clean bill of health

Wales forward coach Robin McBryde has given Welsh fans a major boost ahead of this weekend’s vital NatWest 6 Nations clash by declaring “Everybody has been given the green light,” with injured trio Dan Biggar, Taulupe Faletau and Leigh Halfpenny all b…

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Feb 19

Six Nations 2018: Scotland ‘might edge England this year’ – Doddie Weir

Former Lions forward Doddie Weir believes Saturday could be Scotland’s best chance to end their 10-year winless run against England.

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Feb 19

In The Chair: Jack McGrath And Cian Healy

Hand crafted cooking knives, house renovations and a little scrummaging – all in our live chat with Ireland props Jack McGrath and Cian Healy.

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Feb 19

London Irish: David Paice admits performance ’embarrassing’ at Northampton

London Irish hooker David Paice labels their latest Premiership defeat “embarrassing” as relegation looms.

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Feb 19

Things to look out for ahead of Wales’ team announcement

Warren Gatland wanted to keep the same starting XV for the first two games of Wales’ 2018 NatWest 6 Nations.

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Feb 19

Six Nations 2018: Garry Ringrose added to Ireland squad to face Wales

Garry Ringrose, John Cooney and Niall Scannell are added to the Ireland squad for Saturday’s Six Nations game against Wales.

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Feb 19

Additional Players Link Up With Ireland Squad

A number of players had been added to the Ireland squad as preparations continue for next Saturday’s NatWest 6 Nations match against Wales at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 2.15pm).

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