Ben Arous

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Rémi Talés fails to score a last-minute drop goal for Racing 92 in the Champions Cup final against Leinster. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

European Champions Cup final Leinster 15 Racing 12 Like all great teams – and Leinster can now be bracketed thus – it can’t always be all-singing an(...)

Racing 92 captain Yannick Nyanga carries during his side’s narrow defeat to Leinster. Photograph: Cristophe Simon/AFP

Louis Dupichot Mixed under the high ball. Survived a HIA after a clash of heads with Henshaw and spurned a late chance by kicking straight at Ringros(...)

Leinster’s Tadgh Furlong: “Don’t get too carried away by the highs,  but don’t get too carried away by the lows either.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tadhg Furlong has already ticked plenty of boxes in his career. At just 25 he’s already established himself as a worldc lass tight-head in drawing a s(...)

Munster’s Keith Earls: his  remarkable rehabilitation from injury forced Johann van Graan to make a selection decision in the back three. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Racing 92 v Munster Kick-off: 3.15pm, Sunday. Venue: U Arena. On TV: Live on BT sport. Ronan O’Gara, the late Anthony Foley, Donnacha Ryan (...)

Wales scrumhalf Rhys Webb in action against Ireland in this year’s Six Nations game at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters.

Graham Henry once lamented that Welsh rugby was bedevilled by extremes and that if it were a shower, it would be either too hot or too cold. This se(...)

Ireland outhalf  Jonathan Sexton celebrates kicking a drop goal with  Rob Kearney during the Six Nations match against France at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 19 France 9 This was as tough, exhausting, draining and full-on as we expected, and perhaps, as the rain came in the second half, even more s(...)

Jonathan Sexton during an Ireland training session at Carton House, Co Kildare, this week. Photograph: Brian Lawless/Inpho.

Blessed with his healthiest injury profile in quite some time, Joe Schmidt could restore Jack McGrath, Rory Best and Johnny Sexton to the starting lin(...)

Guy Noves could be building a  squad capable of competing with the best. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Prospects: They have to travel to London and Dublin, which makes the prospect of them winning the championship considerably longer odds against. The h(...)

France head coach Guy Noves watches over the win over Ireland at Stade de France. Photograph: PA

France head coach Guy Noves insisted there was more to Les Bleus’ victory over Ireland than simply the use of delaying Slimani’s and Ben Arous’ entran(...)

Ireland’s Jack McGrath in action against Wales. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The major statistic from last week’s opening round of the Six Nations Championship is that France scored three tries. England and Italy scored two. Th(...)

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