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 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:30:24 +0000 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:30:24 +0000 Sport News Luke Fitzgerald inspired by Ireland centre pairing Luke Fitzgerald is ready to emulate the defensive zeal of his "hard man" Leinster mentor Brian O'Driscoll in Ireland's Six Nations campaign. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:27:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0126/675627-fitzgerald-inspired-by-ireland-centre-pairing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0126/675627-fitzgerald-inspired-by-ireland-centre-pairing/ England concern as Owen Farrell hit by knee injury Owen Farrell has given Stuart Lancaster an injury scare as England prepare for their opening Six Nations clash against Wales. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:30:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0126/675616-england-concern-as-farrell-suffers-knee-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0126/675616-england-concern-as-farrell-suffers-knee-injury/ Johnnie Beattie joins Scotland Six Nations squad Castres number eight Johnnie Beattie has been added to Vern Cotter's Scotland squad ahead of next month's RBS 6 Nations kick-off in Paris. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:40:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0126/675622-beattie-added-to-scotland-six-nations-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0126/675622-beattie-added-to-scotland-six-nations-squad/ Uncapped Conan & White in extended Irish squad Leinster backrow Jack Conan and Connacht prop Nathan White are the only uncapped players named in an extended Ireland squad of 46 players for the upcoming RBS 6 Nations matches against Italy and France. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:20:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2015/0122/674912-conan-and-white-named-in-extended-ireland-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2015/0122/674912-conan-and-white-named-in-extended-ireland-squad/ Ireland Under-20 squad named for Six Nations Ireland Under-20s coach Nigel Carolan has named an extended squad of 30 players for the upcoming RBS 6 Nations Championship. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:38:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674543-ireland-u-20-squad-named-for-6-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674543-ireland-u-20-squad-named-for-6-nations/ O'Brien, Healy in line for Wolfhounds duty Cian Healy and Sean O'Brien could kick-start their fight for Six Nations fitness in Ireland Wolfhounds' clash with England Saxons. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:34:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0122/674840-wolfhounds/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0122/674840-wolfhounds/ Cipriani and Easter handed England chance Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter have the chance to reignite their Test careers in England's 34-man Six Nations training squad, with Sam Burgess also handed World Cup lift-off. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:52:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674548-cipriani-and-easter-back-in-england-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674548-cipriani-and-easter-back-in-england-squad/ Gatland: Six Nations opener irrelevant for WC Warren Gatland does not believe that this season's blockbusting Six Nations opener between Wales and England will hold major World Cup relevance. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:58:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674498-gatland-six-nations-opener-irrelevant-for-wc/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674498-gatland-six-nations-opener-irrelevant-for-wc/ Competition: Lead out the Ireland team v France A luck Irish fan - a boy or girl aged between seven and 12 - will get the chance to lead out the Irish team against France on 14 February. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:43:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674585-competition-mascot-for-six-nations-opener/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0121/674585-competition-mascot-for-six-nations-opener/ Injury rules Paddy Jackson out of Six Nations Ireland and Ulster outhalf Paddy Jackson will miss the Six Nations after dislocating his elbow, while centre Stuart Olding is also sidelined. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:22:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/674224-paddy-jackson-ruled-out-of-irelands-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/674224-paddy-jackson-ruled-out-of-irelands-six-nations/ Four uncapped players named in Wales squad Warren Gatland has named a 34-man Wales squad to contest the 2015 RBS 6 Nations, which includes four uncapped players. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:51:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0120/674252-four-uncapped-players-named-in-wales-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/international/2015/0120/674252-four-uncapped-players-named-in-wales-squad/ Gareth Anscombe makes Wales Six Nations squad New Zealand-born Gareth Anscombe has been named in the Wales squad for this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship but there is no place for James Hook or Adam Jones. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:29:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/674087-ddd/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/674087-ddd/ Scotland call on young guns for Six Nations Scotland coach Vern Cotter has handed four Edinburgh players their first call-ups after naming his squad for next month's RBS 6 Nations opener with France. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:53:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/674182-scotland-call-on-young-guns-for-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/674182-scotland-call-on-young-guns-for-six-nations/ Scotland's Duncan Weir to miss Six Nations Scotland and Glasgow fly-half Duncan Weir will miss the RBS 6 Nations championship and be sidelined for up to four months after undergoing surgery on his right bicep Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:48:26 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0119/673892-scotlands-duncan-weir-to-miss-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0119/673892-scotlands-duncan-weir-to-miss-six-nations/ England's Manu Tuilagi a doubt for Six Nations Manu Tuilagi could miss England's Six Nations campaign after the Leicester centre revealed his recovery from a groin injury was progressing slowly. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:59:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/673962-englands-manu-tuilagi-a-doubt-for-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0120/673962-englands-manu-tuilagi-a-doubt-for-six-nations/ England lock Courtney Lawes out for England England have been dealt another major second-row injury blow ahead of their forthcoming RBS 6 Nations campaign. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:02:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0119/673689-england-lock-courtney-lawes-out-for-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0119/673689-england-lock-courtney-lawes-out-for-england/ Noa Nakaitaci included in France squad Uncapped Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci has been included by France coach Philippe Saint-Andre in a preliminary 31-man RBS 6 Nations squad. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:31:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0115/672785-nakaitaci-included-in-france-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0115/672785-nakaitaci-included-in-france-squad/ Four uncapped players in Italian squad Italy head coach Jacques Brunel has named four uncapped players in a 30-man squad for this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:58:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0115/672879-four-uncapped-players-in-italian-squad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0115/672879-four-uncapped-players-in-italian-squad/ Dan Tuohy ruled out of opening Six Nations games Ireland lock Dan Tuohy looks set to miss the opening games of the RBS 6 Nations after picking up a thumb injury in Ulster's weekend win over Treviso. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:06:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0113/672328-tuohy-ruled-out-of-opening-six-nations-matches/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0113/672328-tuohy-ruled-out-of-opening-six-nations-matches/ Lancaster to talk discipline with Hartley England coach Stuart Lancaster will hold talks with hooker Dylan Hartley following his fifth career sending-off this month. Tue, 6 Jan 2015 11:32:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0101/669817-lancaster-to-talk-discipline-with-hartley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0101/669817-lancaster-to-talk-discipline-with-hartley/