Irish eyes look to Cheltenham for positive Grand Slam omen
If the Irish form at Cheltenham is anything to go by, then the sporting gods are smiling on those in green as they go for their third championship Grand Slam.
Ireland chase Grand Slam against England
England stand in the way of Ireland and a third Grand Slam. Will Eddie Jones' side end a difficult championship on a high?
Will Jones' remarks ignite Ireland's Grand Slam pursuit?
After hearing Eddie Jones' apologetic press conference, Tom Hamilton and Gavin Cummiskey look ahead to England and Ireland's Twickenham face-off.
Live Super Rugby: Brumbies vs. Sharks
The Brumbies host the Sharks hoping to kick-start their faltering Super Rugby season.
Highlanders hold off Crusaders
The Highlanders have gone to the top of the New Zealand conference after holding on to defeat the Crusaders at home.
Remembering 'spectacular' first televised rugby match
Rugby Union made its debut on television 80 years ago this week as "probably the most spectacular and exciting Calcutta Cup match ever played" took place at Twickenham.
Challenge Cipriani: State of play
Ireland might have wrapped up this year's Six Nations championship, but there is still plenty to play for within ESPN Fantasy Rugby -- you have one last chance to Challenge Cipriani.
Fantasy Rugby 2018: Week five preview
Ireland may have secured the Six Nations title with a game to spare but it remains all to play for many fans heading into the final round of ESPN Fantasy Rugby 2018.
Daley-McLean: World-record attendance the level women's 6N should be at
There is still bitter disappointment in the squad after the last-gasp defeat to France in front of a world record crowd in Grenoble. We went there to win, give ourselves the best opportunity of going for a Grand Slam this weekend but we fell short.
How Ireland won their first Grand Slam
As Ireland prepare for their shot at a third Six Nations Grand Slam at Twickenham this Saturday, ESPN looks at how their first clean sweep was secured 70 years ago this week.
Six Nations debate: Have bonus points worked?
As the 2018 Six Nations draws to a close Tom Hamilton and Martyn Thomas discuss whether or not bonus points have been a success.
Six Nations: How England could finish fifth
Ireland might have been confirmed as champions but there is still plenty up for grabs on the final day of the Six Nations -- England could limp to a worst finish in 31 years.
Six Nations review: Player of the week, flop & more
Ireland fans should still be smiling on Monday morning following a weekend that saw their side crowned 2018 Six Nations champions following their victory over Scotland and England's defeat in Paris.
W2W4: The Zoo will be rocking, so too the rugby
One of Super Rugby's fiercest rivalries highlights Round 5 as the Highlanders and Crusaders prepare to write another chapter in the South Island show-stopper. Meanwhile, Daryl Gibson is all anyone wants to talk about in Sydney.
Folau: We need to stop making errors.
Israel Folau believes the talent is there in the Waratahs squad to turn around their poor form.
Dowd: Blues can't rely on good fortune, Ioane
The Blues' last-gasp victory over the Lions could be the turning point they need under Tana Umaga, but only if they find consistency in their performance and have more of their forwards performing like Akira Ioane - Craig Dowd writes.
Jones wants time to fix England's breakdown issues
As a England regroup, do not expect an immediate solution to their breakdown issues. Eddie Jones will search high and low for a long-term fix to a worrying problem.
England's indiscipline blows the whistle on Six Nations defence
England could have and should have won in Paris. But their failure both there and in Edinburgh a fortnight ago shows just how far Eddie Jones' men have to go to challenge for the Rugby World Cup in 18 months' time.
Australia must reassert itself at World Rugby table
The most rousing news in Australian rugby is not the revival of the Melbourne Rebels, but that senior officials at last have realised they must again be political giants. Raelene Castle could learn a thing or two from John O'Neill, Greg Growden reports.
Champions Ireland show how far they have come under Joe Schmidt
Two contrasting periods of possession almost five years apart demonstrate how Ireland's Kiwi coach has turned them from frequent one-match wonders into Six Nations champions for the third time in his reign.
Sexton: England out to ruin Ireland's Grand Slam.
Jonathan Sexton expects England to be 'licking their lips' at the prospect of spoiling Ireland's Grand Slam hopes.
Ireland declare Healy fit for Grand Slam decider
Cian Healy has been given the all-clear to face England in Ireland's Grand Slam decider at Twickenham after being declared fit by the IRFU.
Gatland: Williams could have seen red
Wales boss Warren Gatland has admitted that Liam Williams could have been sent off for a dangerous tackle during the Six Nations victory over Italy.
Jones: England aren't learning quick enough
England are being taught "painful lessons" as they continue to struggle at the breakdown, and Eddie Jones believes it will take time for his side to change habits in an area that causes him concern.
Game 'doesn't love England' at the moment.
Eddie Jones calls for calm after England surrendered the Six Nations to Ireland by losing to France.
No.8 battle offers Cheika frustration, hope
Friday's Australian derby produced a quality battle between two impressive No. 8s but the result is nothing more than short-term agony for Michael Cheika. The Blues and South African youngsters also wrote themselves into the Round 4 headlines.
Fiji defeats Kenya to claim Canada Sevens
Olympic champions Fiji have claimed the Canada Sevens after prevailing over Kenya in a tense final to close in on South Africa at the top of the overall standings.
In India, rugby helps women find a level playing field
A sport once played exclusively by the British rulers is giving women in India, especially those from the most disadvantaged communities, a sense of empowerment and self-belief.
Eagles build spirit, depth en route to ARC title
USA Eagles captain Nate Augspurger reflects on the end of a great ride, as Gary Gold's first tournament in charge ends in a second successive Americas Rugby Championship triumph.
Larkham no shoo-in for Wallabies job - Growden
It appears the Wallabies will have a new head coach by the end of next year, if they don't win the Rugby World Cup? Greg Growden assesses who might replace Michael Cheika.
Cipriani: Marcus Smith can go as far as he wants to.
Danny Cipriani predicts a bright future for Harlequins' Marcus Smith and reveals his own discussions with England coach Eddie Jones.
Inside Italy's battle for Six Nations relevancy
A 31-point defeat by England on Sunday seems to mark yet another year of toil for Italy in the Six Nations. But behind the scorelines, coach Conor O'Shea is leading a quiet rugby revolution in a country that does not recognise the sport as professional.
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