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 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:18:44 +0000 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:18:44 +0000 Sport News Brown takes Six Nations player award England full-back Mike Brown has won the 2014 RBS 6 Nations Player of the Championship award. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:35:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0321/603754-brown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0321/603754-brown/ Analysis: Jackman on Ireland's Six Nations victory Read Bernard Jackman on what the Paris tries tell us about the present and the future for Ireland, and what attention to detail really means. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:18:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0320/603504-analysis-jackman-on-irelands-six-nations-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0320/603504-analysis-jackman-on-irelands-six-nations-victory/ Hogg apology led to shorter ban Stuart Hogg's heartfelt apology to Dan Biggar spared the Scotland full-back a longer ban following his red card shame against Wales. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:13:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0320/603389-hogg-apology-led-to-shorter-ban/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0320/603389-hogg-apology-led-to-shorter-ban/ Schmidt: Few chances to experiment Ireland only have five realistic chances to blood new players ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2015 run-in, according to boss Joe Schmidt. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:40:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0319/603159-schmidt-few-chances-to-experiment/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0319/603159-schmidt-few-chances-to-experiment/ Hogg banned for three weeks following red card Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg has been banned for three weeks for the late hit on Wales outhalf Dan Biggar that resulted in Hogg getting a red card in the Wales v Scotland Six Nations game. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:06:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0319/603289-three-week-ban-for-hogg-for-red-card/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0319/603289-three-week-ban-for-hogg-for-red-card/ Where to now for Ireland? RTÉ Sport's Tadhg Peavoy looks at what new Six Nations champions Ireland can do to make sure there is more silverware over the next five years. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:38:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0319/603175-analysis-where-to-now-for-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0319/603175-analysis-where-to-now-for-ireland/ Six Nations: Team of the tournament RTÉ Sport's Tadhg Peavoy names his 2014 RBS 6 Nations team of the tournament. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:51:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0318/603072-six-nations-team-of-the-tournament/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0318/603072-six-nations-team-of-the-tournament/ Schmidt: Forward pass in France match was obvious Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt believes that the forward pass which led to France's disallowed try at the end of Ireland's 22-20 victory at Stade de France was 'clear and obvious'. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:12:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0318/603015-schmidt-forward-pass-in-france-match-was-obvious/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0318/603015-schmidt-forward-pass-in-france-match-was-obvious/ Sexton denies rumours of a return to Ireland Jonathan Sexton has quashed speculation linking him with an early return to Ireland from his club side Racing Métro. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:02:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602854-sexton-denies-return-to-ireland-on-cards/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602854-sexton-denies-return-to-ireland-on-cards/ Analysis: Ireland win classic in Paris RTÉ Rugby's Conor O'Shea looks back at Ireland's Six Nations-winning victory over France in Paris and examines where all the sides stand post-tournament. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:18:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602804-analysis-ireland-win-classic-in-paris/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602804-analysis-ireland-win-classic-in-paris/ Schmidt: O'Driscoll would make a top coach Brian O'Driscoll has all the attributes to forge a first-class coaching career, according to Ireland boss Joe Schmidt. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:25:08 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602771-schmidt-odriscoll-would-make-a-top-coach/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602771-schmidt-odriscoll-would-make-a-top-coach/ Six Irish nominated for top player award Six of Ireland's Championship-winning players have been shortlisted for the Six Nations player of the tournament. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:19:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602798-six-irish-nominated-for-top-player-award/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0317/602798-six-irish-nominated-for-top-player-award/ Ross: We may never see likes of O'Driscoll again Ireland may never see the like of stalwart centre Brian O'Driscoll ever again, according to prop Mike Ross. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:41:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602674-ross-we-may-never-see-likes-of-odriscoll-again/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602674-ross-we-may-never-see-likes-of-odriscoll-again/ O'Driscoll grateful to bow out on a high Brian O'Driscoll counted himself "extremely lucky" to cap 15 years of Ireland action with his second RBS 6 Nations title. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:17:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602627-odriscoll-grateful-to-bow-out-on-a-high/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602627-odriscoll-grateful-to-bow-out-on-a-high/ Henry: Ireland must push on to World Cup Ireland must chase glory at Rugby World Cup 2015 after lifting the Six Nations title, according to flanker Chris Henry. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:32:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602651-henry-ireland-must-push-on-to-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602651-henry-ireland-must-push-on-to-world-cup/ Wales wait on Warburton and Halfpenny Wales look set to tour South Africa this summer without captain Sam Warburton and their most prolific points-scorer Leigh Halfpenny. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:15:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602647-wales-wait-on-warburton-and-halfpenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0316/602647-wales-wait-on-warburton-and-halfpenny/ Dramatic victory in Paris seals Six Nations title Ireland have beaten France 22-20 in Paris to claim the Six Nations title and give a fairytale ending to Brian O'Driscoll's international career. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:45:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602559-france-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602559-france-ireland/ Wales trounce woeful 14-man Scotland Stuart Hogg's red card was the nadir in a day of lows for a hapless Scottish side as Wales mercilessly put them to the sword, 51-3. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:48:07 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602517-wales-v-scotland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602517-wales-v-scotland/ Lancaster hails O'Driscoll sign off England head coach Stuart Lancaster acclaimed Ireland's coronation as RBS 6 Nations champions as the perfect way to mark Brian O'Driscoll's international retirement. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:28:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602575-lancaster-hails-odriscoll-sign-off/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602575-lancaster-hails-odriscoll-sign-off/ England hammer Italy in Eternal City England easily saw off the challenge of Italy to win their final RBS 6 Nations game 52-11, but could not manage to close the points difference between themselves and Ireland. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:15:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602515-england-run-riot-but-fail-to-make-point/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2014/0315/602515-england-run-riot-but-fail-to-make-point/