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Jacob Stockdale: the Ireland winger’s  seven tries proved a Six Nations record.  Photograph: Paul Harding/PA

A third Grand Slam, 12 consecutive victories in the Test arena from the final match of the 2017 Six Nations Championship to the game that marked the s(...)

George North scores Wales’ fourth try against Italy in Cardiff. Photograph:David Davies/PA

Wales 38-14 Italy Wales moved to second in the table with an ultimately comfortable victory over Italy, who suffered their 16th successive Six Nation(...)

The consistently high performance of the Irish scrum has been a revelation. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There are many eternal truths in rugby. The first is that ‘forwards win matches, backs decide by how much’. While Jonny Sexton’s Parisian drop goal (...)

Steff Evans’s try was an example of Ireland’s defensive system failing. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The good news is, at long last, Ireland are scoring tries in the Six Nations. Thirteen in three games. Playing running rugby, Ireland are leading the(...)

Jacob Stockdale runs in to score Ireland’s crucial fifth try against Wales. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Even the greatest sporting teams require their fair share luck in order to turn talent into silverware, and Ireland’s Grand Slam chasers will prove no(...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale  scores his side’s fourth try past Wales’ Leigh Halfpenny  during the Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Ireland 37 Wales 27 When Peter O’Mahony appeared to have something to say to Gareth Davies in the immediate aftermath of helping Cian Healy burrow ov(...)

 Jonathan Sexton and Conor Murray celebrate Dan Leavy’s try against Wales at the Aviva. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

After a momentous and riotous day of springtime Six Nations rugby, with the Celts very much to the fore, the table makes for unexpectedly pleasant une(...)

Ireland’s Rory Best, Dan Leavy, James Ryan, Jacob Stockdale and Andrew Porter during the national anthems. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There were so many things to admire in a bonus point victory over a Wales side that had filleted Scotland and been ridiculously unlucky in defeat to E(...)

 Jacob Stockdale scores the clinching try in overtime. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 37 Wales 27 Ireland and Wales don’t tend to do dull but even by their standards this was a bizarre, rip-roaring, riotous rollercoaster of a g(...)

Ireland players at the captain’s run in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photograph: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Once more 2.15pm on a Saturday at Lansdowne Road is Six Nations time. But this will be different from a fortnight ago. The forecast is set fair and th(...)

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