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, 25 Mar 2015 12:25:47 +0000 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:25:47 +0000 Sport News Paul O'Connell named Player of the Championship Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been named as Six Nations Player of the Championship. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0327/690282-paul-oconnell-ireland-player-championship/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0327/690282-paul-oconnell-ireland-player-championship/ Column: Learning from a magical day It was a day that the championship needed and one that will not be forgotten soon. Brendan Cole reviews a magnificent occasion and looks at how days like Saturday could happen more often. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:25:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0324/689447-column-learning-from-a-magical-day-of-rugby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0324/689447-column-learning-from-a-magical-day-of-rugby/ Niamh Briggs: Men's win inspired us to victory Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs has revealed that her side were inspired by their male counterparts Six Nations victory prior to the women taking the title themselves on Sunday. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:14:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689080-niamh-briggs-mens-win-inspired-us-to-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689080-niamh-briggs-mens-win-inspired-us-to-victory/ Six Nations - Team of the Championship As the dust settles on the 2015 Six Nations RTÉ Sport's Tadhg Peavoy picks his team of the tournament. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:12:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689090-six-nations-team-of-the-tounament/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689090-six-nations-team-of-the-tounament/ Column: Ireland prevail on most dramatic of days Conor O'Shea reflects on the final day of the 2015 Six Nations, which has been labelled as one of the greatest days in rugby history. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:10:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689021-column/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689021-column/ VIDEO: Six Nations Moments - Week 5 Our selection of memorable moments from the fifth and final weekend of the 2015 Six Nations, which saw Ireland retain the championship. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:13:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689054-video-six-nations-moments-week-5/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689054-video-six-nations-moments-week-5/ Stuart Lancaster: We can still win World Cup Stuart Lancaster is convinced England can win the World Cup despite presiding over a fourth successive runners-up finish in the RBS 6 Nations. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:24:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689030-stuart-lancaster-we-can-still-win-world-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0323/689030-stuart-lancaster-we-can-still-win-world-cup/ VIDEO: Ireland bring the Six Nations trophy home Watch Joe Schmidt's champions arrive at Dublin Airport with the Six Nations trophy. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:05:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0322/688969-video-ireland-bring-the-six-nations-trophy-home/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0322/688969-video-ireland-bring-the-six-nations-trophy-home/ Ireland obliterate Scotland to win Six Nations Ireland Women were in inspirational form to relentlessly pile on the points against Scotland to secure a record 73-3 win and complete a famous Men's and Women's RBS 6 Nations double for Irish rugby. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:41:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0322/688907-ireland-women-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0322/688907-ireland-women-six-nations/ Murray: Ireland have plenty of room to improve Conor Murray has fired a World Cup warning shot to Ireland's Test rivals, insisting Joe Schmidt's RBS 6 Nations champions still have plenty of improvements ahead. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:13:32 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0322/688876-murray-ireland-have-plenty-of-room-to-improve/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0322/688876-murray-ireland-have-plenty-of-room-to-improve/ Murphy: Win in Scotland would establish new era Jenny Murphy is hoping a Triple Crown victory against Scotland and a possible Six Nations title will announce the dawn of another successful era in Irish women's rugby. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:53:47 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0318/687991-jenny-murphy-ireland-women/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0318/687991-jenny-murphy-ireland-women/ VIDEO: Hook, Pope & O'Shea - 'That was incredible' George Hook, Brent Pope and Conor O'Shea react to an incredible afternoon of rugby and a Six Nations title for Ireland (worldwide clip) Sat, 21 Mar 2015 20:38:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688807-video-hook-pope-oshea-that-was-incredible/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688807-video-hook-pope-oshea-that-was-incredible/ Ireland win Six Nations on dramatic final day Ireland have won the 2015 Six Nations after one of the most dramatic final days in the history of the competition. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:06:41 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688773-ireland-beat-scotland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688773-ireland-beat-scotland/ Spence's sights set on Scotland finale Sophie Spence has expressed her delight at how Ireland have overcome major personnel changes in the off-season to still be in with a chance of winning a second Women's RBS 6 Nations championship. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:56:53 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0320/688421-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0320/688421-ireland/ Joe Schmidt salutes his 'special' group of players Victorious coach Joe Schmidt hailed his Ireland side for shrugging off the disappointment of last weekend's defeat to Wales that blew a Grand Slam, to refocus and still regain the Six Nations title. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:27:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688812-joe-schmidt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688812-joe-schmidt/ TIMELINE: How an extraordinary final day unfolded An extraordinary day of rugby in the Six Nations. This is how it happened. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 20:15:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688794-timeline-how-an-extraordinary-final-day-unfolded/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688794-timeline-how-an-extraordinary-final-day-unfolded/ Paul O'Connell hails 'fantastic' Six Nations win Captain Paul O'Connell hailed Ireland's history-makers after Joe Schmidt's side secured back-to-back RBS 6 Nations titles for the first time since 1949. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 21:34:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0321/688799-paul-oconnell-hails-fantastic-six-nations-win/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/0321/688799-paul-oconnell-hails-fantastic-six-nations-win/ England fall short after Twickenham try-fest England scored seven tries in beating France 55-35 in a phenomenal contest at Twickenham, but fell agonisingly short of winning the RBS 6 Nations as Ireland retained their title following their victory over Scotland. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:09:24 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688750-england-v-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688750-england-v-france/ VIDEO: Jamie Heaslip's try-saving tackle A superb tackle from Jamie Heaslip prevents a Scotland try with minutes remaining at Murrayfield Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:57:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688780-video-jamie-heaslips-try-saving-tackle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688780-video-jamie-heaslips-try-saving-tackle/ VIDEO: Jared Payne with Ireland's third try Jared Payne scores a crucial third try for Ireland against Scotland (Ireland only) Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:04:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688772-video-jared-payne-with-irelands-third-try/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2015/0321/688772-video-jared-payne-with-irelands-third-try/