RTÉ Sport six nations http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport six nations http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:58:42 +0000 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:58:42 +0000 Sport News Wales keep hopes alive by beating France Dan Biggar scored a try and Leigh Halfpenny kicked five penalties as Wales kept alive their RBS 6 Nations title hopes by beating France in Paris. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:50:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683495-france-v-wales/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683495-france-v-wales/ Italy stun Scotland with last-gasp win Scotland were left facing their fourth wooden spoon in 11 years after a late collapse handed Italy a 22-19 Six Nations win at Murrayfield. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:58:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683494-scotland-v-italy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683494-scotland-v-italy/ VIDEO: Ireland v England - It's all about physics Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, UCD School of Mathematical Sciences, talks us through the physics of rugby ahead of Ireland and England this weekend. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:21:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683559-video-ireland-v-englandits-all-about-physics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683559-video-ireland-v-englandits-all-about-physics/ Cotter accepts responsibility for Scotland defeat Scotland head coach Vern Cotter concedes his "message" is not getting through to his players after watching them crash to their third RBS 6 Nations defeat on the spin. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:30:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683585-cotter-accepts-responsibility-for-scotland-defeat/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683585-cotter-accepts-responsibility-for-scotland-defeat/ North hails win as Wales stay in hunt for title George North claimed Wales were right back in the hunt for the Six Nations title after a 20-13 win over France in Paris. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:21:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683584-george-north-france-wales-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683584-george-north-france-wales-six-nations/ VIDEO: Horgan, O'Gara & O'Shea on Ireland-England Shane Horgan, Ronan O'Gara and Conor O'Shea look ahead to the meeting of Ireland v England in Dublin (worldwide clip) Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:12:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683546-video-horgan-ogara-oshea-on-ireland-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683546-video-horgan-ogara-oshea-on-ireland-england/ O'Connell's high praise for Lancaster's England Paul O'Connell believes England's class of 2015 are the strongest he has faced in his career - more powerful even than Sir Clive Woodward's 2003 World Cup winners. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:26:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683538-oconnell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683538-oconnell/ Les Kiss says choke tackle is not dangerous Les Kiss, the pioneer of the choke tackle, has rejected Wales coach Shaun Edwards' claims the technique is "very dangerous". Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:05:54 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683531-kiss-says-choke-tackle-is-not-dangerous/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683531-kiss-says-choke-tackle-is-not-dangerous/ Joe Schmidt gunning for prized England scalp Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has stated that beating England in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam eliminator in Dublin would represent Ireland's most significant win in his Test tenure. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:15:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683512-ireland_joe-schmidt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683512-ireland_joe-schmidt/ Stuart Lancaster: England possess winning template Stuart Lancaster insists England's Cardiff heroics provide the blueprint for their assault on Ireland in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations title showdown at the Aviva Stadium. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:45:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683519-england_stuart-lancaster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0228/683519-england_stuart-lancaster/ Six Nations preview: Ireland v England The clash between Ireland and England in the Six Nations at Aviva Stadium on Sunday has been billed as a Grand Slam decider. RTÉ Sport's Tadhg Peavoy previews the tie. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:15:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683347-six-nations-preview-ireland-v-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683347-six-nations-preview-ireland-v-england/ Marty Moore wants Ireland to win scrum battle Marty Moore believes Ireland can expose a perceived indiscipline in England's scrum by sticking to their own whiter-than-white principles in Sunday's pivotal RBS 6 Nations showdown. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:33:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683395-marty-moore-wants-ireland-to-win-scrum-battle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683395-marty-moore-wants-ireland-to-win-scrum-battle/ Ireland Women defeat England at Ashbourne Ireland Women claimed only their second ever victory over England in a tight Six Nations clash at Ashbourne RFC. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:53:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683401-ireland-women/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683401-ireland-women/ Ireland Under-20s fall to England The Ireland Under-20s lost for the first time in this year's Six Nations as they were edged out 19-14 by a powerful England side at Donnybrook. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:38:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683399-under-20-6-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683399-under-20-6-nations/ Bowe keen to take emotion out of England clash Tommy Bowe has said Ireland will be aware of the magnitude of the game when they face England in the RBS 6 Nations on Sunday, but that they must take the emotion out of the game. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:00:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0227/683341-bowe-keen-to-take-emotion-out-of-england-clash/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0227/683341-bowe-keen-to-take-emotion-out-of-england-clash/ Jordi Murphy starts for Ireland against England Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has made one change to his starting team for Sunday's Six Nations clash with England, bringing in Jordi Murphy for the injured Jamie Heaslip at No 8. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:25:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683272-ireland-team-to-play-england-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683272-ireland-team-to-play-england-six-nations/ Pascal Papé appeals ban over Heaslip knee France lock Pascal Papé has appealed against his 10-week ban for kneeing Ireland's Jamie Heaslip in the back, claiming the suspension "was excessive and disproportionate". Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:18:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683391-pascal-pape-appeals-ban-over-heaslip-knee/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683391-pascal-pape-appeals-ban-over-heaslip-knee/ Lancaster: Ireland improved since Twickenham loss Nobody in the England and Ireland camps will countenance any talk of Sunday's tie being a Six Nations decider but to everyone else, whoever wins in Dublin will be installed as title favourites. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:54:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683304-lancaster-england-ireland-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683304-lancaster-england-ireland-six-nations/ PODCAST: Ireland & England battle for top spot Bernard Jackman, Wes Liddy and Damien O'Meara look ahead to the meeting of Ireland and England in the Six Nations in Dublin. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:04:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683345-podcast-ireland-await-england-in-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683345-podcast-ireland-await-england-in-dublin/ Analysis: Jackman on Irish prospects v England Ireland can vary their tactics to prevail in what will be a tight encounter with England, writes Bernard Jackman. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:42:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683303-analysis-ireland-have-enough-in-the-tank-to-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0227/683303-analysis-ireland-have-enough-in-the-tank-to-win/