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  • 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...

  • Wales hammer Scotland in Six Nations opener

    Wales hammer Scotland in Six Nations opener

    Wales made a flying start to the NatWest 6 Nations as they blew Scotland away 34-7 in Cardiff. The Scots, without a win in the Welsh capital since 2002, never recovered from conceding tries inside the first 12 minutes to Wales scrum-half Gareth...

  • England vs Italy - Talking Points

    England vs Italy - Talking Points

    England open their NatWest 6 Nations title defence against Italy on Sunday and they are odds-on favourites to retain their crown. Here, Press Association Sport examines five talking points heading into the match. Over to you, Te'o Eddie Jones has...

  • Wales vs Scotland - Talking Points

    Wales vs Scotland - Talking Points

    Wales and Scotland open this season's NatWest 6 Nations Championship when they meet at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. Here, Press Association Sport looks at some of the talking points heading into the game. Can both sides shrug off...

  • France vs Ireland - Talking Points

    France vs Ireland - Talking Points

    Ireland face France in Paris on Saturday bidding to kick-start their NatWest 6 Nations campaign with an opening victory. Here, Press Association Sport examines the key talking points ahead of the Stade de France encounter. Ireland's Six Nations...

  • Who are the likely contenders to succeed Jones as England coach?

    Who are the likely contenders to succeed Jones as England coach?

    Eddie Jones' two-year contract extension as England head coach means he will now leave the position in 2021. The Australian was due to step down after the 2019 World Cup but will now work alongside his eventual successor, who the Rugby Football...

  • Noves sacked by France, Brunel to replace him

    Noves sacked by France, Brunel to replace him

    Guy Noves has been sacked as France coach and replaced by Jacques Brunel, the French Rugby Federation has announced. Noves endured a torrid two-year spell in charge, managing just seven wins from 21 matches. That led FFR president Bernard Laporte...