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(...)

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(...)

Greig Laidlaw of Scotland kicks a penalty during their Six Nations win over France. Photo: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Scotland 32 France 26 This will hardly have them dreaming of a first championship of the century, but Scotland are back on track at least. They were (...)

France’s Antoine Dupont lies on the pitch after being injured during the Six Nations game  between France and Ireland at the Stade de France. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

The independent inquiries into incidents surrounding the HIA protocols during the France-Ireland game in the Stade de France are likely to continue fo(...)

 Jonny Sexton drops a long-range goal to  for Ireland in the final play of the game to secure a victory against France. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

“He’s a serious leader,” shrugs Dan Leavy. “He’s a competitor. He’s always on to refs, trying to get decisions our way.” Paris on this greasy Saturda(...)

Ireland’s Bundee Aki is tackled by France’s Matthieu Jalibert  of France  in the Six Nations round one match on Saturday. Jalibert partially ruptured a knee ligament in the tackle. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The morning after the night before felt no better for Jacques Brunel and the French squad. While there could be some consolation in a much more spirit(...)

 Johnny Sexton kicks the winning drop goal in the last play of the game to give Ireland a 15-13 victory at the Stade de France, Paris. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

France 13 Ireland 15 The dust having settled on Ireland’s Houdini-esque feat of escapology in the wet and murky air of Stade de France on Saturday ni(...)

French replacement Antoine Dupont is led off the field after being injured during the Six Nations match against Ireland at Stade de France. Photograph:   Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

Another Six Nations match in Paris, another breathtaking finish. And another game overshadowed by controversy regarding head injury assessment protoco(...)

Bundee Aki celebrates with Johnathan Sexton. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP

Jonathan Sexton’s drop goal will become an iconic moment in Irish sport if this Ireland team go on to win a Six Nations Championship or a Grand Slam. (...)

Outhalf  Jonathan Sexton  celebrates with  Bundee Aki after scoring the match-winning drop goal in the Six nations game against France at Stade de France. Photograph:  Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images

Rob Kearney For the knee-jerk prediction of his demise see James Ryan’s pop off the ground hitting Conor Murray’s arm and being hoofed towards the Iri(...)

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