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Saracens: bounced back from the defeat to Leinster last year to claim a fourth Premiership crown since 2011. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Champions Cup semi-finals: Saracens v Munster Kick off: 3pm, Saturday. Venue: Ricoh Arena. How to follow: The Irish Times li(...)

In the UK 6.6 million people watched Wales beat England in the Six Nations. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Late last week, back when Ireland still thought it might be a bright idea to irritate the Welsh by insisting they keep the roof open for that weekend’(...)

Wales Dan Biggar and Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale in action during the Six Nations clash in Cardiff. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Wales 25 Ireland 7 To Wales and Warren Gatland go the Grand Slam and the garlands, and deservedly so. Led magnificently by the colossal and remarkabl(...)

Wales coach Warren Gatland following their Grand Slam victory at the Principality Stadium. Photograph: David Davies/PA

The Principality Stadium roof; much ado about nothing until Ireland, being walloped 25-zip, were desperately in need of dry ball. “I think Ireland ma(...)

James Ryan cuts a dejected figure following the defeat to Wales in Cardiff. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The ignominy of this Six Nations campaign will bruise, swell and cut Ireland deeply in the days, weeks and months ahead. Watching James Ryan through (...)

Rory Best: ”We always strive to get better. We haven’t done that.”

Long before the finish of this 25-7 defeat the Welsh fans were laughing in unison. Laughing at Joe Schmidt’s decision to let the heavens into the(...)

 Johnny Sexton during the 25-7 defeat at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photo:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Wales 25 Ireland 7 Wales kept their best for last and, in truth, Ireland reserved their worst. Securing a Grand Slam, and almost pulling up, against (...)

The Millennium Stadium is a daunting venue for any visiting team. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Some days are defining ones in your life as an athlete. For the Irish players, today is such a day. For Ireland it is black or white. Win and doors w(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland during the Captain’s Run. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wales have confirmed that the Principality Stadium roof will be open for Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations game. This decision comes despite a forebodin(...)

Liam Williams is fit to face Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty

Liam Williams has recovered from injury and will start for Wales in Saturday’s Six Nations Grand Slam clash against Ireland. Fullback Williams went o(...)

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