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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(...)

Vern Cotter: will leave Scotland in a better position than when he took over. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Prospects The players must push to the periphery the fact that their coach is leaving at the end of the season and concentrate on the matters in ha(...)

AJ MacGinty will start at outhalf for Sale Sharks against Saracens. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images.

Saturday RACING 92 V GLASGOW WARRIORS, Stades Yves-Du-Manoir (3.15, Irish time, BT Sport) The home side make three changes including the promotion(...)

 Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw: “We have to simply concentrate on the 80 minutes that’s in front of us, do one thing well, move on to the next job and do that well and then we’ll get the right result.” Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

In a tournament so parochial by nature, the Six Nations mood music will always strike a familiar tone, but for Scotland it seems to be stuck on repea(...)

Ireland’s Rob Kearney scores the third  try against Scotland  at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland 28 Scotland 6It was a curious afternoon, one initially pockmarked by frustration as Ireland huffed and puffed their way through the opening 40(...)

Ireland captain  Paul O’Connell has been ruled out of the game against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell will miss this afternoon’s Six Nations match against Scotland (3pm kick-off) through illness. Dan Tuohy will now start (...)

Paul O’Connell will seal his comeback from serious injury when he captains the British and Irish Lions in Saturday’s tour opener at Hong Kong Stadium. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

As expected, Paul O’Connell will lead the Lions in their opening tour match against the Barbarians in Hong Kong this Saturday in place of the stricken(...)