Jonathan Sexton

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Ireland’s Dan Leavy, James Ryan, Kieran Marmion, Bundee Aki, Conor Murray, Andrew Porter, Jordi Murphy and Tadhg Furlong celebrate winning the Grand Slam at Twickenham. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“Not bad for a ’scummy nation’, eh Eddie?” That’s the headline on the front page of today’s Sunday Times sports section after England manager Eddie J(...)

Ireland’s Conor Murray and Joey Carbery celebrate after Ireland beat England to complete the Grand Slam at Twickenham. Photo: WIll Oliver/EPA

Joe Schmidt said he didn’t dare to dream in advance of the game but he no longer has to deal in the hypothetical as his Ireland team claimed a third G(...)

 Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale makes history with Ireland’s third  try at Twickenham. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

England 15 Ireland 24 Ireland sealed the deal in, of all places, Twickenham and on, of all days, St Patrick’s Day to warm the cockles of a sizea(...)

 Iain Henderson will start at Twickenham. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has made one change to the Ireland side for Saturday’s Grand Slam clash with England at Twickenham with Iain Henderson resto(...)

Rob Kearney  sat out Ireland training at Carton House on Tuesday but is not in doubt for Saturday’s game against England. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Ireland fullback Rob Kearney sat out the Ireland training session at Carton House on Tuesday morning but is available for selection ahead of Saturday’(...)

 Ireland players celebrate after Sean Cronin scored their side’s fourth try during the victory over  Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

All roads lead to Twickenham now alright. History beckons, and so too a form of rugby immortality. For the first time ever, an Irish squad will trave(...)

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(...)

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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