Tom Curry

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Bundee Aki returns for Connacht against Sale. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

All four provinces are in European action this weekend, with Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster facing into quarter-final clashes. But while all (...)

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones during his team’s Grand Slam winners celebration at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay. Photograph: PA

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has been unveiled as the 2019 Six Nations Player of the Championship. The experienced secondrow captained his side to t(...)

England’s George Ford dives over the line to score England’s final try.  The game finished 38-38. Photo:   Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

England 38 Scotland 38 George Ford rescued England with an 83rd-minute try to secure a 38-all draw with Scotland on Saturday after the Scots had come(...)

England’s lock Courtney Lawes tackles Wales’ prop Tomas Francis. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/Getty Images

Wales 21 England 13 Warren Gatland celebrated his final Six Nations match against England with a dramatic 21-13 victory in Cardiff that continues Wa(...)

Jack Nowell will start for England in Cardiff.  Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Jack Nowell has been restored to the right wing for England’s Six Nations title clash with Wales in place of the injured Chris Ashton. Nowell excelle(...)

When Ireland used Plan B, via Conor Murray’s boot, the officials deemed the line of England blockers to be legal. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

We now know that Plan C is going to be needed. At an event last week the signature performance of Joe Schmidt’s Ireland, so far, was discussed. Beati(...)

Ireland’s Johnthan Sexton during the defeat to England at the Aviva. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Slow to change Quite rightly, Joe Schmidt retained faith in the Ireland side which beat the All Blacks for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Engl(...)

England’s Ben Youngs celebrates one of his team’s tries  at the Aviva Stadium. His  kicking wasn’t always accurate, but it kept Ireland pinned back and vulnerable to his side’s aggressive defence.  Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA

There’s no good time to lose a match, but with so much interest in the Joe Schmidt bank losing games in this Six Nations is not a problem. But the man(...)

Tadhg Furlong’s progress is halted by the combined tackles from  England’s Mark Wilson and Maro Itoje during the Six Nations clash at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 20 England 32 This was like a step back in time, akin to the 2003 Grand Slam dunking, or much of the 90s, when juggernaut English teams came (...)

Manu Tuilagi celebrates Henry Slade’s first try against Ireland. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Well, that didn’t go to plan. Joe Schmidt’s Ireland were brought back down to earth with a bump on Saturday, as they fell to a comprehensive 32-20 de(...)

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