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Ireland line up against Italy last week: ‘The focus for us really is on just winning this game. The ramifications and permutations of the table will obviously be out of our control around that first game,” said Griggs. Photograph: Giuseppe Fama/Inpho

Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs said he is “rewarding the performance” after selecting an unchanged starting line-up for his side’s crunch Worl(...)

Scotland’s Oli Kebble is tackled by Gareth Davies of Wales.  Kebble gets a first start as he links up with hooker Fraser Brown and Simon Berghan for the game against France. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Gregor Townsend insists silverware will be Scotland’s main driving force this weekend rather than the chance to equal a feat last achieved by the nati(...)

Scotland winger Sean Maitland  is tackled by  Samoa’s wing Ed Fidow leading to a penalty try and a second yellow card for Fidow during the Pool A clash at the Kobe Misaki Stadium. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty

Scotland 34 Samoa 0 Scotland huffed and puffed in the clammy heat of the Kobe Stadium to get the bonus point win they so badly needed, although they (...)

 Josh Adams of Worcester Warriors has been named in the Wales squad for the upcoming Six Nations. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Uncapped duo Josh Adams and James Davies have been named in a 39-man Wales squad for this season’s Six Nations Championship. Adams has been in prolif(...)

Keith Earls on his way to scoring his side’s second try during the victory over Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Ireland 35 Scotland 25 Ireland will ruefully wonder what might have been over their five games, but at least they could feel a little better about(...)

Paul O’Connell makes a flying tackle on Scotland’s Stuart Hogg. It almost goes without saying that the captain was immense leading from the front in his inimitable. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The mind, and specifically the mindset of a team, is a curious thing indeed. It is extremely hard to imagine Ireland would have played with such posit(...)

Ireland’s Nick Timoney is tackled by Patrick Kelly of Scotland during their Under-20 Six Nations Championship match at Netherdale, Galashiels, Scotland. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland under-20s made history but in the wrong way after recording a third successive defeat in the with a loss to Scotland in the final round at Net(...)