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 James Anderson and Stuart Broad: experienced duo will be pivotal to England’s hopes in the second Test at Adelaide.  Photograph:  Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

England must sweep aside the distraction of the Ben Stokes saga and get the ball swinging if they are to move back on level terms with Australia when (...)

England’s James Vince  bats during day one of the First Test  against Australia in the  Ashes   at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia. Photograph:  Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

James Vince said that if Australia did not know some of England’s less-vaunted names before the start of their Ashes defence then they will do now fol(...)

Australia’s Nathan Lyon warms up during a nets session at the Gabba in  Brisbane.  Photograph : Jason O’Brien/PA

Australia v England, Ashes first Test Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane Time: Thursday 12am (Irish time) On TV: BT Sport 1 To universal relief the phoney(...)

 Australia’s Robbie Tarrant spoils the mark for Aidan O’Shea in the second Test of the international rules series, which ended in two defeats for Ireland. Photograph:   Paul Kane/Getty Images

Australia 53 [0-15-8] Ireland 50 [2-10-8] Australia win series 2-0 The irony is that, as the international series continues to bob above the surface,(...)

 England’s Danny Care scoring a try against Australia. His arrival off the bench in the final 10 minutes ignited a devastating flurry of tries that sealed a record 30-6 victory. Photograph:  Matthew Childs/Reuters

Eddie Jones believes England have found their Alexis Sanchez in Danny Care after the Harlequins scrumhalf plotted Australia’s downfall at Twickenham o(...)

Australia’s head coach Michael Cheika speaking  to the media following a training session  in London. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Michael Cheika has warned England that his maturing Australia side will be prepared for dirty tricks off the ball at Twickenham on Saturday. The head (...)

Ireland’s Michael Murphy scored 20 points in the first Test in Adelaide despite being hit with a vomiting bug. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Michael Murphy’s kicking prowess picked him up 20 points in the first Test in Adelaide and the performance naturally attracted the attention of the Au(...)

Kevin Feely trains in a Melbourne gym with the Ireland International Rules squad on Thursday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s likely that if Kevin Feely wasn’t on Joe Kernan’s radar before this year’s Leinster final, he certainly was afterwards. As Kildare battled with D(...)

Alan Gaffney: “I just think they are very, very strong and they have got a lot of depth at the present time and full credit to the coaches all over the provinces.”  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Australia will fear Ireland, when they host them in their first ever three-match Test series next year, because of what Joe Schmidt’s side have achiev(...)

Australia head coach Michael Cheika made no changes to the side which drew 27-27 with South Africa in Bloemfontein last weekend. Photograph:    Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Australia coach Michael Cheika named an unchanged side for the first time since he took charge in 2014 for Saturday’s closing Rugby Championship test (...)

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