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LIVE - Scotland vs. England

The Eddie Jones era begins for England at Murrayfield, where the hosts are looking for their first victory in a Calcutta Cup match since 2008.

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Peake viewing for Scotland vs. England clash

England's RBS 6 Nations clash with Scotland will reach a new frontier when British astronaut Tim Peake tunes in to Saturday's Calcutta Cup match from space.

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Ireland and Wales motivated by bad memories

Ireland host Wales on Sunday in their opening fixture of this year's Six Nations, and both sides have revealed how they're calling on past experiences to motivate them.

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Gloucester condemn Bath to sixth straight loss

Former Wales playmaker James Hook kicked five penalties as Gloucester fought back in difficult conditions to beat Bath 15-11 and leap to fifth place in the Aviva Premiership table -- if just for 24 hours.

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Ulster's Jackson strikes late to slay Dragons

Paddy Jackson nailed a crucial penalty to give Ulster a late 17-15 win over Newport Gwent Dragons and send the Irish side top of the Guinness PRO12 table.

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'Disappointed' Ashton ruled out of Six Nations

England will be without Chris Ashton for the entirety of the Six Nations after European Professional Club Rugby confirmed his 10-week ban would stand.

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Ex-Wales skipper Jones given WRU role

Former Wales captain Ryan Jones has been appointed as the Welsh Rugby Union's head of rugby participation.

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Wales' Roberts 're-energised and ready to attack'

Jamie Roberts has been reenergised by a brief sojourn at Cambridge University, rediscovering a youthful exuberance for the game as he prepares for the final third of a storied career.

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Hooked in history

How many hookers have captained England in Tests? ESPN resident experts have the answer.

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Rejuvenated Italy have one goal: Beat Scotland

With the surging pressure of nations such as Romania and Georgia knocking at the Six Nations' door, this year's championship is all about one thing for Italy: Wins.

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Wasps sign Tonga centre Siale Piutau

Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young adds much-needed depth to his squad with signing of 24-cap Tongan Siale Piutau.

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Armitage criticises England squad selection

Steffon Armitage has questioned what message the decision to omit Maro Itoje and Elliot Daly from England's squad for their Six Nations opener against Scotland sends to aspiring internationals.

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