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Italy head coach  Conor O’Shea has backed proposals for a Nations Championship. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

The Italy head coach, Conor O’Shea, has come out in support of World Rugby’s controversial proposal for a new global league despite the obvious threat(...)

Garry Ringrose could return to the Ireland midfield for Sunday’s Six Nations clash against France at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s the beginning of the end. The Six Nations returns on Saturday after another two-week hiatus, for the penultimate round of fixtures. It already s(...)

Agustin Pichot: World Rugby’s vice-president has his work cut out if he is to persuade nations and elite players to buy into the World League concept as it is currently being presented.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In its eagerness to bring a 12-country World League into being, World Rugby has probably managed to antagonise many of its key stakeholders, with the (...)

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(...)

Braam Streyn moves to number eight in place of the injured Sergio Parisse. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

15 Jayden Hayward (Treviso) Age: 32 Height: 6’1” Weight: 91kg (14st, 5lbs) Caps: 14 The son of Taranaki faced his native All Blacks last year, and has(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton passes the ball to Jacob Stockdale during their Six Nations match against Scotland, at Murrayfield, Edinburgh. Photograph: Ian Rutherford/PA Wire

In Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium I watched Argentina tear Ireland’s RWC 2015 dream apart. For most, the loss of celebrated and world-class players to h(...)

Iain Henderson: was cited for an incident in the Guinness Pro14 game against Ospreys  but was cleared by the disciplinary committee. Photograph: Gary  Carr/INpho

The news emanating from the Ireland camp was largely upbeat and positive ahead of Sunday’s Six Nations Championship match against Italy at the Stadio(...)

Sergio Parisse will miss Italy’s clash with Ireland due to concussion. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Italy captain Sergio Parisse has been ruled out of Italy’s Six Nations clash with Ireland in Rome on Sunday. The 35-year-old number eight suffered a s(...)

Scotland’s Blair Kinghorn touches down for one of his three tries  against Italy at Murrayfield. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Scotland 33 Italy 20 Blair Kinghorn scored Scotland’s first ever Six Nations hat-trick as they kicked-off this year’s tournament with a 33-20 win ove(...)

Glasgow’s Sam Johnson makes his debut for Scotland at centre  against Italy    at Murrayfield. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Scotland v Italy, Murrayfield, Saturday 2.15pm (Virgin 1, BBC 1) Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has backed Sam Johnson to take the step up to interna(...)

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