Six Nations: England set tone with immaculate start against Ireland – Jeremy Guscott

Six Nations: England beat Grand Slam champions Ireland 32-20 After all the hype, expectation and predictions, it only took 91 seconds for England to show everything that was to follow in their superb performance against Ireland. As a statement of intent, it was emphatic. They unsettled Ireland, denied them any opportunity to stifle play and […]

Watch: Howlers, hat-tricks, freezing hands & epic comebacks

Watch the quirkier moments from the opening weekend of the Six Nations, featuring a howler from Yoann Huget, our pick for outfit of the day and England’s stunning victory over Grand Slam champions Ireland. WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Wales overturn 16-point deficit to beat France, Kinghorn hat-trick seals opening Scotland win, England outclass Grand Slam champions Ireland […]

‘Praise can make you weak’ – Jones says Ireland must cope with pressure of being best in world

Relive some magic moments from last year’s Six Nations Six Nations: Ireland v England Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Saturday, 2 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live and Radio Ulster, plus text commentary & highlights on the BBC Sport website and app. Eddie Jones says Ireland must cope with the […]

John Mitchell: England defence coach says Ireland will ‘bore’ England

Mitchell reckons Ireland’s Conor Murray (right) will be a problem player for England on Saturday Six Nations: Ireland v England Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Saturday, 2 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Ulster, plus live text commentary & highlights on the BBC Sport website. Grand Slam champions […]