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Joe Schmidt and Rory Best: have led Ireland to unprecedented heights and would love to register a win in Wales in their final Six Nations game. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ten years ago we entered this spaceship hovering over the River Taff on the last day of the Six Nations and caught the Welsh with some cold, calculate(...)

 Saturday’s clash in Cardiff will mark Joe Schmidt’s 30th and last Six Nations game as Ireland’s head coach, and also Warren Gatland’s 50th and last for Wales. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland appear to have drawn something of a short straw again. Playing England first-up they ran into a hugely motivated team who’d had a fortnight t(...)

A dejected France’s Demba Bamba after the Six Nations game against Ireland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The carnage continued over the weekend and we are now almost becoming immune to it. Already suffering something of an injury crisis, including the in(...)

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 (...)

Warren Gatland: has not lost to Scotland with Wales and in his two Lions squads in 2013 and 2017 largely ignored players north of the England/Scotland border. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Aneurin Bevan, the founder of Britain’s National Health Service, said that politics at Westminster were nothing compared to those in Welsh rugby. Ev(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland  admits his players have been distracted by talks over the future of Welsh regional rugby. Photograph:   Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Warren Gatland says there is “no doubt” his Six Nations title and Grand Slam-chasing players have been distracted by Welsh rugby’s current domestic si(...)

Wales’  Corey Hill, who scored a try  against England. Photograph:Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Six Nations championship mid-term report card highlights Wales as the star pupils, unbeaten three-fifths of the way through the tournament and the(...)

Joe Schmidt can’t quite put his finger on why Ireland have started this year’s Six Nations so poorly. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Ireland’s Icarus complex History regularly parallels the Ireland rugby team with Icarus. Remember those delirious seconds following Gordon Hamilton’s(...)

Owen Farrell of England takes on Yacouba Camara and Mathieu Bastareaud of France during their Guinness Six Nations match  at Twickenham  on February 10th. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Wales v England, Principality Stadium, Cardiff, 4.45pm - Virgin Media and BBC The toll booths were removed from the Severn Bridge two months ago, but(...)

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