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Rugby News

Ireland rookies excite Healy

Cian Healy has backed “freak show” James Ryan and powerhouse prop Andrew Porter to cement Ireland’s scrum against Wales.

No Furlong or Henderson for Ireland

Ireland will have to make-do without key men Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson against Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday, after both failed to recover from respective hamstring injuries in time. 

O’Shea targets historic win

Conor O’Shea wants Italy to learn from their mistakes when the Six Nations Championship enters new territory on Friday.

Hughes back for England

Eddie Jones has made one change to his England XV to face Scotland on Saturday, as Wasps No 8 Nathan Hughes replaces Sam Simmonds.

Townsend has eyes on England line

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend hopes officials will be keeping a close eye on England’s defensive line as he opened up the mind games ahead of Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash.

LISTEN:The Offload podcast

Will Greenwood and legendary Scotland coach Jim Telfer join Rupert Cox on this week’s episode of the Offload: a Six Nations special.

QUIZ: Six Nations – Calcutta Cup

This week the Six Nations Championship is back and as we build towards another intense weekend of action, it’s time to test your knowledge about the Calcutta Cup ahead of Scotland v England on Saturday!

Five changes for France

Jacques Brunel has made five changes to France’s starting XV for their Test against Italy in Marseille on Friday night.