A week's break has left everyone salivating for international rugby and the Six Nations returns with Ireland hosting Wales, Scotland looking to end a 10-year-wait for a Calcutta Cup win against England and France vying with Italy for a first victory.
Joe Schmidt admits Ireland are short on experience and they cannot 'suddenly replace' the world-class talent of the three British & Irish Lions that will miss their Six Nations clash with Wales on Saturday.
Irish head coach Joe Schmidt has made five changes to his side's Six Nations team for Ireland vs. Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
Wales boss Warren Gatland says that his players will look to shut down Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton during Saturday's Six Nations game.
The second weekend of the Six Nations Championship didn't disappoint, but who caught the eye and who had a weekend to forget?
Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw will miss the rest of the Six Nations with a shoulder injury.
ESPN breaks down the big performers from round two of the Six Nations as England, Ireland and Scotland all recorded victories.
Warren Gatland could recall a host of first-team players to the Wales starting lineup that will face Ireland in a fortnight, with Dan Biggar and Taulupe Faletau eyeing a Six Nations return.
Ireland centre Bundee Aki believes losing his former Connacht teammate for key games against Wales, and possibly the rest of the Six Nations, will be a big blow to Joe Schmidt's side.
Conor O'Shea has backed Ireland to win the 2018 Six Nations title following the Azzurri's 56-19 defeat to Joe Schmidt's side in Dublin.
Joe Schmidt has refused to rule out Robbie Henshaw from Ireland's Six Nations clash with Wales, despite the centre suffering a suspected dislocated shoulder against Italy.
Injuries to Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Furlong took the shine off Ireland's comprehensive 56-19 victory over Italy in the Six Nations.
Ahead of the week two of the Six Nations, ESPN looks at the players you should consider bringing in -- or transferring out -- to make your Fantasy Rugby side tick this weekend.
Ireland host Italy on Saturday looking to rack up their try count ahead of sterner Six Nations tests.
Conor O'Shea has made three changes to Italy's starting fifteen for their Six Nations clash with Ireland, with all changes coming in the forward pack.
Head coach Joe Schmidt has made four changes from the team that edged France on the opening weekend of the Six Nations for Ireland's clash with Italy on Saturday.
The Six Nations kicked off with a bang over the weekend as England, Ireland and Wales secured opening-round victories. But who caught the eye and who had a weekend to forget?
Six Nations organisers have not ruled out disciplinary action against France after referring two Head Injury Assessment (HIA) incidents from their defeat to Ireland, to a review panel.
Ireland flanker Josh van der Flier will miss the rest of the season with a serious knee injury after hobbling off during Ireland's Six Nations opener against France.
The opening round of ESPN Fantasy Rugby 2018 is done and dusted after a brilliant start to the latest edition of the Six Nations -- but now all the eyes are on the stats list and fantasy scoreboard to see who leads who after the first round.
Six Nations organisers have said that "a number of incidents" from Ireland's victory over France are being reviewed to see whether the head injury assessment (HIA) protocols were abused at the Stade de France.
Conor Murray admitted the Irish players will come in for some stick after celebrating their last-gasp victory over France "like footballers".
Ireland rugby captain Rory Best says that he has been called as a character witness at the rape trial of teammates Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson.
Joe Schmidt has ordered Ireland not to rely on Johnny Sexton to dig them out of trouble again in the NatWest 6 Nations.
Matthieu Jalibert's battle with Johnny Sexton will go a long way to decide who leaves Paris with a win as France host Ireland at the Stade de France in the opening round of the 2018 Six Nations.