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  • Scotland survive scare to beat Italy 29-27 in Six Nations

    Scotland survive scare to beat Italy 29-27 in Six Nations

    Scotland narrowly avoided a nightmare end to their Six Nations campaign on Saturday, beating Italy 29-27 after trailing the perennial wooden-spooners for most of the game. Scotland scored four tries and clinched the win with a late penalty but the...

  • Malta Rugby battle to Israel win and seal top spot

    Malta Rugby battle to Israel win and seal top spot

    The Malta rugby national team have virtually assured themselves of finishing on top of Conference South 1 when they battled past second-placed Israel 24-17 in Netanya on Saturday. After winning their opening two matches in emphatic fashion against...

  • Super Saturday Six Nations scenarios

    Super Saturday Six Nations scenarios

    Ireland have wrapped up the Six Nations title with a round to spare but every team goes into "Super Saturday" with plenty to play for, not least the four sides who can still finish second. Below we look nation-by-nation at the Saturday...

  • North brace against Italy helps lift Wales to second

    North brace against Italy helps lift Wales to second

    Wales climbed to second in the Six Nations Championship as George North led the way with two tries in an entertaining and comfortable 38-14 victory over Italy in Cardiff on Sunday. Despite making 10 changes to the side defeated by Ireland in...

  • France beat uninspired England, Ireland win Six Nations title

    France beat uninspired England, Ireland win Six Nations title

    A revitalised France beat an uninspired England 22-16 on Saturday to claim a rare victory over their arch-rivals whose defeat handed the Six Nations title to Ireland. Les Bleus, who had lost nine of their last 11 meetings against England in the...

  • Ireland earn vital bonus point in 28-8 defeat of Scots

    Ireland earn vital bonus point in 28-8 defeat of Scots

    Ireland piled enormous pressure on England as winger Jacob Stockdale scored two tries in a 28-8 defeat of Scotland in the Six Nations in Dublin on Saturday. Scotland matched their hosts for much of the first half but Ulster flyer Stockdale went...

  • Ireland vs Scotland - talking points

    Ireland vs Scotland - talking points

    Ireland host Scotland in Dublin on Saturday bidding for a victory that would tee up an all-out assault on a first NatWest 6 Nations Grand Slam in nine years. Here, Press Association Sport examines the key talking points ahead of the Aviva Stadium...

  • Watch: France vs England - talking points

    Watch: France vs England - talking points

    England's NatWest 6 Nations crown is in danger of being snatched by Ireland to elevate Saturday's clash with France in Paris into a crucial fixture. Here Press Association Sport examines five talking points heading into the...

  • Five things we learned from the Six Nations this weekend

    Five things we learned from the Six Nations this weekend

    Round three of the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations produced compelling encounters in Dublin and Edinburgh that have seen Ireland installed as new favourites to win the title. Here Press Association Sport examines five things we learnt from the game: Take a...

  • Superb Scotland stun England to end Grand Slam aspirations

    Superb Scotland stun England to end Grand Slam aspirations

    Scotland produced a blistering display of attacking rugby to hand Eddie Jones just his second defeat as England head coach and end the visitors' Grand Slam aspirations with a 25-13 Six Nations victory at Murrayfield on Saturday. Led by the...

  • Ireland maintain perfect start in wild 37-27 win over Wales

    Ireland maintain perfect start in wild 37-27 win over Wales

    Ireland maintained their perfect Six Nations start on Saturday but were made to sweat for it in a frantic 37-27 victory over Wales that kept them on track for a potential final day championship and Grand Slam decider against England. Trailing by...

  • Five classic Calcutta Cup clashes

    Five classic Calcutta Cup clashes

    Unbeaten England travel to Murrayfield to take on Scotland in this year's NatWest Six Nations Calcutta Cup clash. Scotland have not won this famous fixture since the 18-12 victory at Murrayfield 10 years ago and here, Press Association Sport takes...

  • France beat Italy in Six Nations to end winless streak

    France beat Italy in Six Nations to end winless streak

    France overpowered Italy 34-17 on Friday to end an eight-game winless streak and claim their first victory in this year's Six Nations. Les Bleus, who had not won a game since beating Wales in the same competition last March, prevailed thanks to...

  • Scotland vs England - talking points

    Scotland vs England - talking points

    England's NatWest 6 Nations title defence resumes on Saturday against Scotland at Murrayfield - a venue where they have not lost since 2008. Here Press Association Sport examines five talking points heading into the 136th Calcutta Cup...

  • Five things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations

    Five things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations

    England and Ireland inched closer to a NatWest 6 Nations title decider by extending their 100 per cent records at the weekend. Here, Press Association Sport looks at five things we learned from the action in round two. Rugby's video technology is...

  • France drought continues with Scotland defeat

    France drought continues with Scotland defeat

    France's dismal run continued when they failed to win for the eighth consecutive time in a 32-26 defeat against Scotland in the Six Nations at Murrayfield on Sunday. Scotland prevailed thanks to tries by Sean Maitland and Huw Jones with man of the...

  • Ireland thrash Italy to make it two wins from two in Six Nations

    Ireland thrash Italy to make it two wins from two in Six Nations

    Ireland crushed Italy 56-19 on Saturday to make it two Six Nations wins out of two and secure their first bonus point of the championship. Ireland, who ran in nine tries against Italy in each of their last two meetings, looked to keep ball in hand...

  • England vs Wales - talking points

    England vs Wales - talking points

    England and Wales collide in a seismic NatWest 6 Nations clash at Twickenham on Saturday that will put the winner in pole position for the title. Here, Press Association Sport examines five talking points heading into the match. Patchell looks the...

  • England rack up seven tries in emphatic win over Italy

    England rack up seven tries in emphatic win over Italy

    England scored seven tries on the way to an emphatic 46-15 win away to Italy as they began the defence of their Six Nations title in style on Sunday. Winger Anthony Watson got England off to a flying start with two early tries and number eight Sam...

  • Sexton breaks French hearts with last-second drop goal

    Sexton breaks French hearts with last-second drop goal

    Johnny Sexton's monster drop-goal gave Ireland a last-gasp 15-13 NatWest 6 Nations victory over France in Paris. The fly-half landed a long-range kick in the third minute of added time, to pinch Joe Schmidt's side a victory that had appeared...