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 Wed, 6 Apr 2016 07:33:21 +0100 Wed, 6 Apr 2016 07:33:21 +0100 Sport News Wales flanker Dan Lydiate a doubt for Six Nations Wales flanker Dan Lydiate is a doubt for the Six Nations after suffering knee ligament damage. Fri, 2 Dec 2016 23:52:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1202/836223-wales-flanker-dan-lydiate-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1202/836223-wales-flanker-dan-lydiate-six-nations/ Joe Marler banned and fined for 'gypsy boy' remark England prop Joe Marler has been suspended for two matches and fined £20,000 - to be paid to charity - following a misconduct hearing over his "gypsy boy" remark to Wales forward Samson Lee. Wed, 6 Apr 2016 07:33:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0405/779757-joe-marler-banned-and-fined-for-gypsy-boy-slur/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0405/779757-joe-marler-banned-and-fined-for-gypsy-boy-slur/ VIDEO: Dillane on Six Nations breakthrough Connacht's Ultan Dillane reveals his pathway into rugby and talks about his first Six Nations experience. Tue, 5 Apr 2016 11:05:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0405/779584-ultan-dillane-against-the-head-connacht-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0405/779584-ultan-dillane-against-the-head-connacht-ireland/ Conor O'Shea confirmed for Italy job in June Former Ireland international Conor O'Shea will take control of the Italian national team from June and bring with him Stephen Aboud - the IRFU's head of technical direction. Fri, 25 Mar 2016 11:31:42 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0325/777395-conor-oshea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0325/777395-conor-oshea/ Hogg edges Vunipola for Player of the Six Nations Scotland's Stuart Hogg has been voted the RBS 6 Nations player of the championship. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 16:11:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0324/777212-hogg-edges-vunipola-for-player-of-the-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0324/777212-hogg-edges-vunipola-for-player-of-the-six-nations/ World Rugby to take action on Joe Marler comments World Rugby has announced England prop Joe Marler will face an independent misconduct hearing for verbally abusing Wales' Samson Lee. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:05:03 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0323/777010-world-rugby-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0323/777010-world-rugby-to/ D'Arcy: 6N bonus points needed to close RWC gap Ireland will continue to be World Cup also-rans unless the Six Nations adopts a bonus-point system, according to Gordon D'Arcy. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:17:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0323/776861-gordon-darcy-six-nations-bonus-points-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0323/776861-gordon-darcy-six-nations-bonus-points-ireland/ VIDEO: O'Sullivan - I'd drop O'Brien for Stander Former Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan reckons CJ Stander has done enough to earn a starting place against South Africa - at the expense of Sean O'Brien. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:15:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0322/776570-against-the-head-ireland-team-to-play-south-africa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0322/776570-against-the-head-ireland-team-to-play-south-africa/ Jones warns England winners not to rest on laurels Eddie Jones has sent his Grand Slam winners back to their clubs with the warning that none of them are assured of their places when England tour Australia in June. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:35:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0322/776567-jones-warns-england-winners-not-to-rest-on-laurels/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0322/776567-jones-warns-england-winners-not-to-rest-on-laurels/ Column: No title but lessons learned for Ireland Despite relinquishing their Six Nations crown, Ireland will have learned many lessons from the campaign, writes Conor O'Shea. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:07:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0321/776362-conor-oshea-rte-6-nations-column-ireland-scotland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0321/776362-conor-oshea-rte-6-nations-column-ireland-scotland/ VIDEO: RTÉ Rugby's Six Nations selection The RTÉ Rugby panel of Eddie O'Sullivan, Brent Pope and Shane Horgan break down their Six Nations selection. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:29:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0321/776344-rte-six-nations-team-of-the-tournament/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0321/776344-rte-six-nations-team-of-the-tournament/ Stander: Boks have already written Ireland off CJ Stander believes South Africa have already dismissed Ireland's chances for June's three-Test tour. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:54:39 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0321/776405-stander-springboks/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0321/776405-stander-springboks/ Ireland women put Scotland to the sword The Ireland Women produced their most complete performance of the Six Nations to run out 45-12 winners over Scotland at sunny Donnybrook. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 15:23:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0320/776171-ireland-women-put-scotland-to-the-sword/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0320/776171-ireland-women-put-scotland-to-the-sword/ Stander defends Sexton against 'milking it' claim CJ Stander has launched an impassioned defence of "tough guy" Johnny Sexton, insisting Ireland's premier playmaker would never play-act. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:18:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0320/776156-stander-defends-sexton-against-milking-it-claim/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0320/776156-stander-defends-sexton-against-milking-it-claim/ Six Nations moments: Ireland end on high Watch highlights from the final round of matches in this year's RBS 6 Nations (ROI only). Sun, 20 Mar 2016 09:18:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0320/776116-six-nations-moments-ireland-end-on-high/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0320/776116-six-nations-moments-ireland-end-on-high/ Sergio Parisse slams relegation talk Italy captain Sergio Parisse feels that "maybe things will change" when the Azzurri begin a new coaching era this summer. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 13:33:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0320/776148-sergio-parisse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0320/776148-sergio-parisse/ Ford confident Slam 'only the start' for England George Ford insists England's Grand Slam triumph is merely the beginning for a team blessed with "endless potential". Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:18:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0320/776137-ford-confident-slam/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0320/776137-ford-confident-slam/ O'Donnell 'trained hard' to win back Ireland place Tommy O'Donnell was pleased with both Ireland's finish to the Six Nations and his inclusion in Saturday's XV after being dropped for the defeat to England. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 10:22:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0319/776062-odonnell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0319/776062-odonnell/ CJ Stander relishing prospect of facing Springboks Ireland back-row CJ Stander believes it was vital to end the Six Nations on a high ahead of the summer tour to his native South Africa. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:10:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0319/776066-stander-relishing-prospect-of/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0319/776066-stander-relishing-prospect-of/ Best left to rue France defeat as campaign closes Ireland finished their Six Nations campaign with two wins but captain Rory Best admitted to a sense of "frustration" about the round-two defeat to France in Paris. Sat, 19 Mar 2016 22:29:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0319/776056-rory-best-ireland-scotland-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0319/776056-rory-best-ireland-scotland-six-nations/