There weren’t many automatic selections for this year’s best of the Six Nations, but that just makes things more interesting and a little unpredictable.
The final week has come and gone with plenty of strong performances to comb over. No room for Scots this time, but there is one Italian and a few Frenchmen.
An sensational day of rugby called a close to what has been a memorable Six Nations tournament, with all three games providing maximum entertainment.
What a difference a week makes. Seven days ago Ireland had the Grand Slam in the back of their minds, and now their title chances are hanging by a thread.
With only two matches worth mentioning this week, it made the job a little easier but only just. The competition at lock, in particular, was fierce.
A dramatic weekend of Six Nations rugby faded rapidly in quality. From start to finish the action ranged from brilliant, to clumsy, to utterly hideous.
It’s a day of milestones as Ireland visit the Millenium Stadium to try and keep their Grand Slam and championship dreams in good working order.
The biggest match of the tournament to date awaits as the only two remaining undefeated sides will trade blows in a pivotal match at the Aviva in Dublin.
Ten articles from around the globe, ranging from scrums to sevens, from Samoa to Scotland, from steroids to statistics, and even an unexpected laugh.
The most pivotal game of the weekend in terms of championship relevance takes place in Dublin, where defending champions Ireland host arch-nemesis France.