Iain Henderson makes a break against Scotland during the World Cup clash at the  International Stadium, Yokohama, Japan. Photograph: Craig Mercer/Inpho

The incoming Ulster captain deserved a few minutes of our time. Turns out everyone was forced to witness Iain Henderson’s rare burst into open country(...)

Ireland’s Andrew Conway celebrates scoring the fourth try with Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray during the  Rugby World Cup Pool A game at the  International Stadium in Yokohama. Photograph: Craig Mercer/Inpho

Ireland 27 Scotland 3 This was the real Ireland again, although they never really went away, they just went a little awry. Back to their best impress(...)

Ireland’s players bow to applaud fans after the Rugby World Cup  Group A victory over Scotland in Yokohama. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

All of the doubts and all of the fears just evaporated in the warm rain of Yokohama as Ireland got back to what they have done supremely throughout th(...)

Duncan Taylor makes his Scotland return against France in Nice on Saturday. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty

Duncan Taylor will make his first Scotland appearance for two years when he starts against France in Nice on Saturday. The 29-year-old has not featur(...)

Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue in action against  Andrea Lovotti of Zebre in their victory last weekend at Thomond Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final preview  Edinburgh v Munster  Venue: Murrayfield.  Kick-off: 12.45pm.  On TV: Live on Virgin (...)

Wales wing George North and Scotland’s Byron McGuigan chase the ball during the Six Nations match at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

Scotland 11 Wales 18 The Grand Slam dream lives on. Warren Gatland’s Wales stuttered to a 13th successive victory, their fourth in this season’s Six (...)

 Josh Adams of Wales  evades the challenge of Scotland’s Blair Kinghorn  to score a try  during  Six Nations match at Murrayfield. Photograph: Robert Perry/EPA

Scotland 11 Wales 18 Wales will be crowned Six Nations Grand Slam champions if they beat Ireland next Saturday after surviving a major scare to beat (...)

Finn Russell returns to Scotland action this weekend. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has dropped captain Greig Laidlaw to the bench for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Wales at Murrayfield, but restore(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls scores a try after a pass from Joey Carbery. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Scotland 13 Ireland 22 Any English or French club owners who campaign to have the Six Nations further compressed by a week, thereby ensuring three su(...)

 Finn Russell was Scotland’s best player in their nine point defeat to Ireland. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

15. Stuart Hogg - Sound in defence for his limited time on the pitch and showed dancing feet coming forward. But lasted just 16 minutes for a short ca(...)

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