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 Dan Biggar: the outhalf’s return should improve Wales’ aerial game.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The amount of insider information and crossover in coaching methods involving any Ireland-Wales game has only intensified recently given the make-up o(...)

Wales coach Warren Gatland says  his side will have to target Ireland’s halfbacks Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in Saturday’s Six Nations encounter. photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wales will attempt to shut down Ireland halfback stars Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray in Saturday’s Six Nations clash in Dublin. Gatland, who this we(...)

Gareth Anscombe: was denied a perfectly legitimate try against England when it was ruled out by the New Zealand TMO Glenn Newman. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

Uneasily lay the mantle of favouritism in Paris, and so could be the case again this coming Saturday when Wales pitch up in the Aviva Stadium. Little(...)

France’s Antoine Dupont is led off the field for a head injury assessment  during the Six Nations  match between France and Ireland at the Stade de France. Photograph: Christophe Simon/Getty

The decision to remove Antoine Dupont for a HIA four minutes from the end of Ireland’s victory over France in Paris has polarised opinion. For those(...)

Luke McGrath will captain Leinster when they take on Scarlets on Saturday. Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

It has been a weird few weeks for Luke McGrath. The Leinster scrumhalf had one foot in Ireland’s breathless win over France in Paris and one foot out.(...)

France’s Antoine Dupont is led off the field towards the end of Ireland’s narrow Six Nations win. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP

A HIA Review Panel has called the decision to send France’s Antoine Dupont for a HIA towards the end of Ireland’s Six Nations victory in Paris, “under(...)

Bundee Aki and Johnathan Sexton are forming a blossoming relationship for Ireland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“Go left,” Johnny Sexton instructed his scrumhalf. Just before the Conor Murray try, created by Conor Murray, on Saturday Sexton purposely shifted th(...)

Joe Schmidt: “I think Bundee was probably disappointed with some of his handling at times. He prides himself on looking after the ball and doing it well.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Joe Schmidt sees the faults in our stars. As the Ireland coach must.  Mateo Minozzi is eight months older than Jordan Larmour. Sixty-five minute(...)

Ireland’s Jack Conan. In the lead up to Earls’ try Conan instinctively knew to get the ball away from where Italy were honey-potting to where the space existed. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

To rewind or not rewind, that is my question. Three things caught my attention in the Aviva. Lineout tactics, white line fever and new faces but first(...)

I end up spending a huge amount of the week – much like the rest of you, I’m sure – lying in bed, watching Johnny Sexton’s drop goal against France ov(...)

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