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, 8 Feb 2016 15:53:48 +0000 Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:53:48 +0000 Sport News PODCAST: Alan Quinlan hails Irish grit Alan Quinlan believes that although Ireland will be disappointed with their 16-16 draw against Wales on Sunday, they should be proud of their "fantastic defence" and performance in the absence of key players. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 17:59:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766402-podcast-quinlan-hails-irish-grit/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766402-podcast-quinlan-hails-irish-grit/ Column: New leaders show up in Aviva cauldron RTÉ analyst Conor O'Shea reflects on Ireland's draw against Wales in their Six Nations opener and looks forward to Saturday's clash with France in Paris. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:53:48 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766305-column/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766305-column/ Women's Six Nations: France v Ireland live on RTÉ Ireland's match with France in the RBS Women's 6 Nations will be broadcast live on RTÉ2 on Saturday. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:55:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766274-womens-six-nation-match-live-on-rte/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766274-womens-six-nation-match-live-on-rte/ D'Arcy: Now is the best time to travel to Paris RTE rugby analyst Gordon D'Arcy believes this is the perfect time to play France in the RBS 6 Nations and he reckons Joe Schmidt's team can win in Paris on Saturday. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:54:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766262-darcy-now-is-the-best-time-to-travel-to-paris/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766262-darcy-now-is-the-best-time-to-travel-to-paris/ Rory Best laments sloppy scrum after Wales draw Ireland captain Rory Best admitted his side paid the price for sloppiness at crucial times as they failed to kill off Wales in an enthralling Aviva Stadium draw. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:56:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766143-best-laments/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766143-best-laments/ Content Conor Murray anticipates Irish improvement Conor Murray believes injury-hit Ireland have reasserted their RBS 6 Nations title credentials by drawing with Wales and that the side can achieve greater feats as the championship advances. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:57:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766246-ireland_murray/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0208/766246-ireland_murray/ VIDEO: Schmidt hails 'vulnerable' Ireland side Joe Schmidt admitted to mixed emotions after Ireland and Wales played out a 16-16 draw in their Six Nations encounter in Dublin. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:57:51 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766138-joe-schmidt-ireland-wales/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766138-joe-schmidt-ireland-wales/ Sexton salvages draw after pulsating Wales battle Ireland required a late Johnny Sexton penalty to secure a 16-16 draw with Wales in their opening Six Nations match at Lansdowne Road. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:58:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766131-sexton-salvages-draw-after-pulsating-wales-battle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766131-sexton-salvages-draw-after-pulsating-wales-battle/ Schmidt: Keith Earls a 'doubt' for France clash Keith Earls suffered a suspected concussion in Ireland's 16-16 Six Nations draw with Wales and could miss the second-round clash in France. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 19:51:25 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766156-ireland-injury-update-keith-earls-wales-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766156-ireland-injury-update-keith-earls-wales-france/ VIDEO: O'Gara, Horgan & O'Shea on the Dublin draw Ronan O'Gara, Shane Horgan and Conor O'Shea analyse Ireland's opening-round draw with Wales (worldwide clip) Sun, 7 Feb 2016 19:08:02 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766139-video-ogara-horgan-oshea-on-the-dublin-draw/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766139-video-ogara-horgan-oshea-on-the-dublin-draw/ VIDEO: Ireland v Wales - All the scores Watch the key moments from Ireland's 16-16 draw with Wales in Dublin Sun, 7 Feb 2016 17:57:58 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766135-video-ireland-v-wales-all-the-scores/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766135-video-ireland-v-wales-all-the-scores/ Stander confident Six Nations title still in reach Debutant man of the match CJ Stander insists Ireland can still chase an unprecedented third consecutive Six Nations title after drawing 16-16 with Wales in Dublin. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 17:34:15 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766133-cj-stander-we-can-still-win-six-nations-title/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766133-cj-stander-we-can-still-win-six-nations-title/ VIDEO: Conor Murray scores Ireland's opening try Conor Murray gets the first try of Ireland's 2016 Six Nations campaign (video RoI only due to contractual restrictions) Sun, 7 Feb 2016 15:56:21 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766118-video-conor-murray-scores-irelands-opening-try-six-nations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0207/766118-video-conor-murray-scores-irelands-opening-try-six-nations/ Picamoles out of Irish tie as Noves seeks balance Guy Noves accepts his France squad have plenty of hard work ahead after they produced a late comeback to beat Italy, while number eight Louis Picamoles will miss next week's game against Ireland. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:21:57 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765982-france-italy-reaction/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765982-france-italy-reaction/ England forwards impress Jones in win over Scots New England coach Eddie Jones picked out his side's set-piece play as the deciding factor in their 15-9 RBS 6 Nations victory over Scotland. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:22:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0206/765972-england-forwards-impress-jones-in-win-over-scots/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0206/765972-england-forwards-impress-jones-in-win-over-scots/ How to follow the Six Nations on RTÉ Sport The Six Nations championship returns this Saturday and RTÉ will again have extensive TV, Radio and Online coverage of every single game in 2016. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 13:39:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0203/765090-six-nations-rte-coverage-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0203/765090-six-nations-rte-coverage-ireland/ Plisson gets France out of jail against Italy New France head coach Guy Noves was spared an early embarrassment as his side came from eight points behind to beat Italy 23-21 in the opening match of the Six Nations. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:17:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765919-france-v-italy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765919-france-v-italy/ England overcome Scots in dour Murrayfield battle England launched the Eddie Jones era by emerging from a tricky Six Nations opener against Scotland at Murrayfield with a 15-9 victory founded on a dominant second half. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:04:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765920-scotland-v-england/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765920-scotland-v-england/ VIDEO: 'You can discount France as challengers' Donal Lenihan, Brent Pope and Shane Horgan analyse the state of French rugby after the opening game of the Six Nations (worldwide clip). Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:37:16 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765954-video-you-can-discount-france-as-contenders/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765954-video-you-can-discount-france-as-contenders/ Kay backs Jones to make most of O'Connell absence Alun Wyn Jones can rule the Six Nations roost now that Paul O'Connell has retired, according to Ben Kay. Sat, 6 Feb 2016 20:54:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765987-alun-wyn-jones-paul-oconnell-ben-kay-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/six-nations/2016/0206/765987-alun-wyn-jones-paul-oconnell-ben-kay-ireland/