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It is nearly decision time for Warren Gatland. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Gerry Thornley The parameters are different from four years ago. Back then, in those wild, crazy, pre-pandemic days, Warren Gatland was permitted to (...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Rory Best leaves the field to a thunderous ovation after the game against Wales in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 19 Wales 10 On the proviso that Keith Earls’s quadricep injury is as insignificant as initially presumed – and hence, miracle of miracles, no(...)

 Tadhg Furlong scores his side’s second try. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland 19 Wales 10 Top of the world ma. Not perfect, but much more like it. Far from derailed, Ireland duly completed a deserved double over Wales w(...)

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(...)

England wing Jonny May has recovered from his shoulder injury to face Scarlets in the  Heineken Champions Cup.  Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Leicester Tigers v Scarlets, Welford Road , 7.45 (Live on BT Sport) The Scarlets may have to rekindle some of the character they demonstrated last se(...)

Connacht’s Caolin Blade, Quinn Roux and Jack Carty celebrate with try-scorer Niyi Adeolokun during the game against Scarlets at the Showground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 33 Scarlets 20 Connacht shot up the Pro14 conference A table after a significant home win against Scarlets, but nothing comes easy for Andy (...)

Seán O’Brien, Peter McCabe, Bundee Aki and Eoin Griffin at a Connacht squad training sesion at Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Robin Copeland will make his Connacht debut, Tom Farrell has recovered from illness, Bundee Aki makes his first start of the season alongside him in m(...)

Munster-bound Tadgh Beirne has been named secondrow for Scarlets. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Glasgow Warriors v Scarlets Scotstoun (7.45, live on Sky Sports) It’s a clash between defending Pro14 champions the Scarlets and their predecessors (...)

 Scarlets’ Leigh Halfpenny:   along with Johnny McNicholl he pulled up lame during the captain’s run. Photograph:  Ian Cook/Inpho

Bath v Scarlets Recreation Ground Friday, 7.45pm, live on BT Sport Scarlets’ chances took a significant nosedive after the late withdrawal of Leigh H(...)

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