R Moriarty

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Rob Kearney returns after missing the win over France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Cardiff knows how to throw a party at the best of times and all the more so if it is to coronate a cherished Grand Slam, as any Irish person who was i(...)

Head coach Leo Cullen and Leinster captain Jonathan Sexton. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster v Dragons, RDS (Saturday, 5.15pm, live on TG4, EirSport, Premier Sport) Success is a pursuit demanding relentless incremental improvement. T(...)

Connacht’s Matt Healy scores a try during his side’s Challenge Cup quarter-final defeat to Gloucester. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Connacht 28 Gloucester 33 It is now a case of chin up for Connacht and their 8,000 supporters who had filled the Galway Sportsground on Saturday in e(...)

Garry Ringrose during an Irish training session at Carton House this week, he retains the number 13 jersey for Friday night’s trip to Cardiff. Photograph: Inpho

In Cardiff two years ago Wayne Barnes whistled Ireland off the pitch as Leigh Halfpenny kicked Wales into a 12-0 lead that, ultimately, proved the und(...)

Alun Wyn Jones: takes over as captain from Sam Warburton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Prospects: The last time Wales were without Warren Gatland as head coach for a Six Nations (2013), under the coaching baton of Rob Howley, they went (...)

Wales captain Sam Warburton

There is a temptation to portray Warren Gatland as the poker-faced gambler, a man who follows a hunch, from his days in charge of Ireland, through hi(...)