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England’s Jack Nowell celebrates with try scorer Elliot Daly in their victory over Ireland at the Aviva last weekend. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Six Nations: England v France Kick off: 3pm, Sunday. Venue: Twickenham. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog will begin at 2.30pm. On TV: Virgin M(...)

Ireland’s Andrew Porter, Robbie Henshaw and Quinn Roux  after the defeat to England at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Has last Saturday’s performance addressed those whose capabilities and limitations we have yet to become acquainted with? Pendulums swing on little t(...)

England’s Ben Stokes gestures during  second Test  of the crushing defeat to West Indies at the  Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda. Photograph: Ricardo Mazalan/AP

The traditional role of Poms in Australia is to accept graciously the humorous insults directed at the England cricket team, responding politely witho(...)

Ireland’s Johnthan Sexton during the defeat to England at the Aviva. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Slow to change Quite rightly, Joe Schmidt retained faith in the Ireland side which beat the All Blacks for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Engl(...)

Robbie Henshaw and Conor Murray both start against England on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

What is it? Ireland start off their Six Nations defence against England, the old enemy, and the hosts are hot favourites. All four Irish provinces ar(...)

Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell dictates defensive outcomes that evolve long before the final tackle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Forget the Eddie Jones one-liner but do focus on his bottom line. He has coached England 35 times and has a Grand Slam and win percentage of 80 per ce(...)

Eddie Jones: “I’d hate to go into a game thinking we weren’t better than the opposition, that we need surprises or tricks to win the game.” Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

England have flown into a wintry Dublin firmly believing they can kick off the Six Nations by overpowering Ireland on the opening weekend. With Manu(...)

Robbie Henshaw has won only one of his 36 caps at fullback but it is believed to be his favourite position. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Allowing for the subsequent jaunt against the USA, last time out – to all intents and purposes – Ireland beat the All Blacks for the first time on hom(...)

 Ireland’s Alison Miller in action against Italy in the Women’s Six Nations Championship in February 2018. The winger suffered a horrific injury in that game which put her rugby career in doubt. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

People, Alison Miller confirms, can be strange. “Ah, that’s you finished now, you won’t get back.” “I saw what happened you, you’re definitely done.(...)

Ireland will play their own game via Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton – together again for the first time since Australia last summer. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Feedback is always appreciated. Last week’s “Dear Eddie” letter got some comment along the lines of, ‘Don’t say that, England will only stick it up on(...)

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