Karl Dickson

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Munster’s chances of reaching the knockout stages are improbable, but just about possible. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The 2020 Six Nations Championship is creeping ever close, and with it the dawn of a new era for Irish rugby. But before Ireland can take centre stage,(...)

London Irish fullback Paddy Jackson pulls up with a hamstring injury as Bath winger Anthony Watson dives over to score their second in the Gallagher Premiership match at the Madejski Stadium in Reading. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

London Irish 10 Bath 38 Paddy Jackson limped out of the game in the first quarter with a hamstring injury as London Irish suffered a heavy 38-10 defe(...)

Connacht  squad training at the  Sportsground in Galway this week ahead of the game away to  Toulouse. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup: Toulouse v Connacht Kick-off: 1pm (Irish time), Saturday. Venue: Stade Ernest-Wallon. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog(...)

Munster celebrate as replacement prop James Cronin goes over for a try to secure the bonus point against Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ospreys 13 Munster 32 Munster’s bonus point victory on the opening weekend of the Heineken Champions Cup supersedes all other considerations in the s(...)

Munster celebrate James Cronin’s try to secure a bonus-point win over Ospreys at the Liberty stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ospreys 13 Munster 32 No one would accuse Munster of not having a sense of theatre following Saturday night’s four-try, bonus-point victory in Swanse(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls celebrates his try with CJ Stander and Conor Murray during the Six Nations clash against France. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland 26 France 14 With France having found their mojo last time out against Scotland, Ireland put that result in perspective by also finding their(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton celebrates kicking a drop goal to win the game against France in their  Six Nations game at Stade De France in February 2018. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Six Nations: Ireland v France Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Kick-off: Sunday 3pm. On TV: Live on Virgin Media and ITV. Leaving aside stayi(...)

Johnny  Sexton, Joe Schmidt and Jacob Stockdale at Ireland training on Friday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Italy v Ireland, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Sunday 4pm local time/3pm Irish. On TV: Live on ITV (UK), Virgin Media (Ireland). Ireland haven’t hit their s(...)

Ireland’s Hugh O’Sullivan celebrates scoring his side’s  second try  in the  World Rugby Under-20 Championship at  Stade Aime-Giral in Perpignan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

France Under-20 26 Ireland Under-20 24 Fortune doesn’t always favour the brave because if it did, Ireland would have won their opening World Under-20(...)

Nick Easter is challenged by France’s Racing Metro 92 Luc Ducalcon, left, and Karim Ghezal at the Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes.

Racing Metro 8 Harlequins 32: Nick Evans scored 17 points as Harlequins produced one of their finest performances in Europe to win 32-8 and give them(...)