Ireland’s Shane Horgan scores a try against England at Croke Park  following a crossfield kick by  Ronan O’Gara. Photo: Alan Betson

The atmosphere in Dublin will be special as we once again welcome ‘the old enemy’

Ireland’s Alison Miller and Jenny Murphy celebrate the Women’s Six Nations Championship victory over England at   Ashbourne RFC. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Penalty after 76 minutes sees off England in Ashbourne

Jordi Murphy comes in to replace Jamie Heaslip for Sunday’s Six Nations fixture against England. Photograph: INPHO

Joe Schmidt keeps Cian Healy on the bench while Eoin Reddan comes in for Isaac Boss

Ireland’s Rory Best performs a choke tackle on France’s Rory Kockott during the recent Six Nations game at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wales assistant coach says increasing resort to the tackle is a blight on the game

Ireland flanker Paula Fitzpatrick has been in outstanding form in the Six Nations campaign. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Tom Tierney’s side face an England side that blew Ireland away in Paris semi-final

 Dylan Hartley: One of the few sportsmen who instil fear with a look. Photograph: Getty Images

Northampton captain to put mistakes behind him as Lancaster’s England side seek title

Alex Goode is poised to start at fullback should Mike Brown fails to prove his fitness. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Tom Wood, Courtney Lawes and Geoff Parling released to clubs ahead of Ireland clash

Stuart Lancaster’s England squad training at Pennyhill Park in Bagshot, Surrey, ahead of Sunday’s Six Nations clash against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Stuart Lancaster’s powerful side aiming for fifth win in row over Ireland

Wales’ George North leaves the field to be assessed after a head injury during the Six Nations match against England at the Millennium Stadium. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Clubs, doctors and physios, as well as rugby’s official bodies, are in firing line on concussion

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