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Six Nations 2015 – Title Defence Crucial For Schmidt’s Ireland

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If that seems like an obvious title well, it is. But for the second time in the last five years Ireland are defending champions of the Six Nations title and there’s a big difference this time around – World Cup 2015. No, we’re not going to harp on about the world cup and ignore the Six Nations as some can be found to do. But it’s there, for all teams in this competition, momentum is key and it’s season long momentum that is at stake in 2015.

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Six Nations 2014 – O’Driscoll Masterclass Keeps Ireland In Pole Position

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He will be missed. Make no mistake. Not as much now as he may have been two or three years ago, before we had the emerging talents of Cave, Henshaw and more. But still, he will be missed. In sixty five minutes he put in a deserved Man Of The Match display, and signed off on his international time at Lansdowne Road in style. All fourteen men who shared the field with him at any time too gave it there all, and Ireland march to France with a ludicrous points difference and the greatest sense of belief since 2009 surrounding them.
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Six Nations 2014 – Do Or Die For Gatland

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As well as the much anticipated meeting of Ireland and England, there are of course two other imminently watchable Six Nations clashes this weekend. For Italy and Scotland, keeping off the bottom is the aim of the game. For Wales and France however, this is the weekend one will see their championship hopes effectively disappear.
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A Whole Load Of Surprises Blows The Tournament Wide Open

bodWho could have ever called it? Scotland, Wales and France out of the running for the slam, Ireland, England and Italy still hunting. The first weekend of rugby in the Six Nations rarely throws up a curveball, especially with fixtures like last weekend, but are we glad it has. Be it Ireland at one stage looking as though they would humiliate Wales with a near  thirty point loss, England hammering Scotland to set up a mouth watering Sunday fixture next week or of course and Italy getting the hard bit out of the way first and beating France. It was titanic, gargantuan, use as many expressions as you like and you won’t come close. Continue reading

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