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Alun Wyn Jones will earn a joint-Test record of 148 caps when Wales face Scotland on Saturday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones will equal the world record for most international rugby union appearances in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash again(...)

Owen Farrell celebrates England’s Triple Crown win after they beat Wales 33-30 at Twickenham. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

England 33 Wales 30 England temporarily signed off a Guinness Six Nations abbreviated by coronavirus by winning the Triple Crown in a 33-30 victory o(...)

There are plenty of visions of the future around at the moment. One has three initials – CVC – and is entwining itself, triffid-like, around the comme(...)

Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki  celebrate Ireland’s win over Wales. Photograph:  Gary Carr/Inpho

Robbie Henshaw’s performance for the 44 minutes before a clash of heads with Welsh outhalf Dan Biggar – they both failed HIAs – offered a timely remin(...)

Ireland’s Andrew Conway tackles Wales’ Ken Owens during the match at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Donall Farmer/PA Wire.

Ireland 24 Wales 14 Rumours of Ireland’s demise appear premature. This was only the second game of the Six Nations and only the second game of the An(...)

Wales coach Wayne Pivac saw his tenure get off to a winning start against Italy. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It looked so easy. The RDS in 2017. Aviva Stadium a week later. Leinster and Munster ripped to shreds as the Scarlets streaked to an unforeseen Pro 1(...)

Nick Tompkins will start for Wales against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Six Nations: Ireland v Wales Kick-off: 2.15pm, Saturday. Venue: Aviva Stadium. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog will begin at 1.45pm . On TV: (...)

 Josh Adams of Wales celebrates with Dan Biggar after scoring his team’s second try against Italy. Photograph: Getty Images

Wales 42 Italy 0 Wales made a strong start to their defence of the Six Nations title by beating Italy 42-0 at the Principality Stadium on Saturday af(...)

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones with new head coach Wayne Pivac. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Overview They were so close. Warren Gatland’s golden tenure nearly got the end it deserved, with Wales coming within touching distance of a maiden Ru(...)

England captain Owen Farrell:  ‘I am unbelievably excited going into the Six Nations.’ Photograph: PA

The 2020 Six Nations launch had a new premises in the Tobacco Dock in London’s East End, once a warehouse and distribution centre for importing tobacc(...)

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