Ireland crowned Six Nations champions

Six Nations 2018: Ireland 28-8 Scotland highlights Ireland have been crowned Six Nations champions with a match to spare after England’s hopes of retaining the title ended with their 22-16 loss to France. Ireland’s earlier four-try, 28-8 win over Scotland had left England needing a bonus-point victory in Paris to keep their title hopes alive. […]

Will Ireland win the Six Nations this weekend?

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says Scotland will pose multiple threats to his team on Saturday Six Nations: Ireland v Scotland Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Saturday, 10 March Kick-off: 14:15 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Scotland & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus […]

England captain Hartley a doubt for France game

Dylan Hartley was replaced after 56 minutes during England’s 25-13 defeat by Scotland Six Nations: France v England Venue: Stade de France, Paris Date: Saturday, 10 March Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One and BBC Radio 5 live, plus live text commentary on BBC Sport website and app. England captain Dylan Hartley is […]

Exeter go seven points clear with win over Saracens

Phil Dollman goes over for Exeter’s opening try against Saracens Aviva Premiership Exeter (14) 24 Tries: Dollman, Penalty try Pens: Simmonds 4 Saracens (12) 12 Tries: Earl, Brits Cons: Lozowski Exeter ground out a vital win over a spirited but depleted Saracens in the top-of-the-table Premiership clash. Joe Simmonds kicked three penalties in a quiet […]

Ulster coach Gibbes to leave at end of season

Jono Gibbes was previously forwards coach at Leinster and Clermont Auvergne Head coach Jono Gibbes will leave Ulster at the end of the season for “family reasons”. The 41-year-old will return to his native New Zealand one year into a two-year contract. Gibbes took charge of the Irish province in February 2017 after director of […]