Six Nations Championship

Herring insists there is more to come from Ireland after dispatching Australia

Ireland hooker Rob Herring believes the best is yet to come from Joe Schmidt’s side as they toast their series win over Australia in Sydney.<p>A 20-16 …

David Pocock

Victorious Ireland squad has 'more to give' as they toast series win over Australia

Ireland hooker Rob Herring believes the best is yet to come from Joe Schmidt’s side as they toast their series win over Australia in Sydney.<p>A 20-16 victory at Allianz Stadium brought the curtain down on Ireland’s most successful season as they added a first series win over one of the southern …

Rugby Union

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TWICKENHAM chiefs will not be afraid to sack Eddie Jones before next year’s World Cup if England continue to crash and burn.<p>Jones says he has already …

Rugby Union

Premiership must shoulder some blame for England slump under Eddie Jones

When Sir Clive Woodward resigned as England’s head coach in September 2004, less than a year after leading the country to World Cup success, he said in an emotional press conference that he had become overwhelmed by the perpetual need to compromise with the Premiership clubs over the release and …

Rugby Union

South Africa 10 England 25: Eddie Jones' job saved by Owen Farrell's boot and Jonny May's late try as Red Rose turn around six-game losing streak

HIRED in Cape Town – but not fired in Cape Town.<p>Eddie Jones survived his toughest week as England boss to save his job – for now.<p>Ending the South …

Rugby Union

Wallabies 55 points, Ireland 55 points, but Ireland win the Lansdowne Cup

There was a significant moment last night at Allianz Stadium when the seemingly indestructible Michael Hooper was forced from the field with a …

David Pocock

Ireland edge out Australia to clinch first series Down Under since 1979

Ireland signed off from their Grand Slam season with one last high as they edged a tense decider 20-16 in Sydney to claim a first series win in Australia since 1979.<p>A record 44,085 crowd packed into Allianz Stadium for its final Test match, but there was no fond farewell for the Wallabies, who …

Rugby Union

Ireland clinch historic series victory after epic win over Australia in Sydney

Ireland held on to oust a resurgent Australia 20-16 in Sydney, clinching a tumultuous Test and securing their first-ever victory in a three-match series Down Under.<p>CJ Stander's try and four penalties from Jonathan Sexton had opened up a 17-9 advantage, but Michael Cheika's side fought back and took …

Rugby Union

Ireland coach savours 'special' series win

Fatigued and relieved, Ireland are savouring a historic 20-16 triumph after holding out the gallant Wallabies to claim their first series victory in …

Rugby Union

Ireland raise the bar before 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

<b>Ireland held out during a nerve-wracking final quarter in Sydney to ensure their historic season ended with another historic achievement.</b><p>A Grand Slam triumph featuring wins in Paris and London was capped by a first series win in Australia since 1979.<p>Built upon Leinster's European and Pro14-winning …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Series win Down Under `one of biggest challenges in rugby´, says Ireland skipper

Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony reckons a series win in Australia would rank alongside his team’s Grand Slam success.<p>The Six Nations champions’ 26-21 …

World Rugby

Eddie Jones: A coach under fire

<b>(CNN) —</b> He was touted as the savior of English rugby, but at the moment Eddie Jones is searching for a second coming as England coach.<p>The 58-year-old Australian -- with the no-nonsense attitude, the deep well of pithy retorts, and the winning rugby resume -- is under fire.<p>Before Saturday's third …

South Africa

Eddie Jones insists he does not fear the sack - even if South Africa whitewash England

EDDIE JONES does not fear the sack — even if England are whitewashed by South Africa.<p>The RFU hierarchy rejected a chance to publicly back the Red …

Rugby Union

Big opportunity for Conan as Schmidt resists temptation to make change at 9

Conor Murray will be at scrum-half against the Wallabies tomorrow.

David Pocock

Larmour bidding to cap 'dream season' by scaling one last peak in Sydney

A DREAM SEASON has the potential to get even better for Jordan Larmour on Saturday, as he hopes to augment a Grand Slam, Champions Cup and Pro14 …

Time I

South Africa vs England: Danny Cipriani to start Test for first time in ten years as Eddie Jones clings to job

DANNY CIPRIANI is set to start an England Test for the first time in ten years as Eddie Jones fights to save his job.<p>Playmaker Cips, 30, will get the …

Rugby Union

Wasps, Bath, Toulouse and Leinster in Champions Cup pool of death

Leinster, the defending champions, have been drawn against Wasps, Bath and Toulouse in next season’s Heineken Champions Cup in a pool that boasts a collective 11 previous titles.<p>Leinster clinched their fourth European crown in Bilbao in May and have been pitted against Toulouse, also four-times …

Sports

Ireland great Jamie Heaslip on Devin Toner and the third Test

“GENTLE giant” Devin Toner was Ireland’s not so secret weapon in their second Test win and his 2.10m frame looms large over Saturday’s series decider …

Sport (Australia)

England rugby star Mike Brown hits back at claims he doesn't try following back-to-back Test defeats against South Africa

MIKE BROWN says he will take on any England fan who abuses him for lacking effort — following a sensational spat with a supporter.<p>Furious Brown faced …

Rugby Union

'The sky is the limit for him' - McFadden tips James Ryan as possible Lions captain for 2021 tour of South Africa

Leinster wing Fergus McFadden has hailed James Ryan after his sensational season and tipped the youngster as a possible Lions captain in the …

Rugby Union

The Left Wing: Fergus McFadden on Leinster's historic season and Grand Slam glory

On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Leinster and Ireland wing Fergus McFadden to discuss a …

Rugby Union

Irish have energy for one final rugby push

It has been a massive and sapping 12 months for Ireland's top rugby players, but finding extra legs of energy won't be an issue in the Test decider …

Rugby Union

‘I’m absolutely loving it’: Eddie Jones defiant over England’s losing Test run

England may be down and out in the Beverly Hills, the beachfront hotel where the squad have stayed for virtually their entire South Africa tour, but no one eavesdropping on Eddie Jones in the lobby on Monday would have guessed it.<p>According to the England coach he has “never seen such an upbeat …

Sport (UK)

England chiefs go into hiding as they refuse to publicly back under-fire boss Eddie Jones

ENGLAND chiefs refused to publicly back boss Eddie Jones as they went into hiding.<p>After surrendering the Test series to South Africa, chief executive …

Rugby Union

Eddie Jones insists he won't quit but the England boss admits he is pulling knives from his back after six straight defeats

EDDIE JONES was pulling knives from his back as he came out fighting for his England future.<p>The Red Rose chief said he would not quit — just 24 hours …

Rugby Union

Why Tadhg Furlong's try against Australia sums up Ireland’s intelligence as a team

Ireland were derailed by David Pocock’s breakdown brilliance during their first Test defeat in Brisbane last weekend.<p>However, the tourists used the eagerness of Australia’s chief poacher against the Wallabies for a decisive try in the second Test on Saturday.<p>Finished off by supreme tighthead Tadhg …

Ireland

England's rugby implosion explained: How they have gone from Grand Slam heroes to crisis mode ahead of World Cup

Rewind a year ago and things were looking pretty rosy for Eddie Jones and England.<p>Having won a Grand Slam at the first attempt in 2016, he followed …

Eddie Jones

Australia v Ireland: Kearney ready to 'throw everything' at series decider

Ireland are treating Saturday's decider against Australia as a cup final as they aim to end their Grand Slam season with a first southern hemisphere series win since 1979, says Rob Kearney.

Rob Kearney

South Africa v England: What has gone wrong for Eddie Jones' side?

Eddie Jones

Warren Gatland: Wales and England are currently 'poles apart'

<b>Wales and England are "poles apart" as the teams prepare for next year's World Cup according to Warren Gatland.</b><p>The Wales coach has led his side to a series win in Argentina with his team now on a five-match winning run.<p>England meanwhile have been beaten in their last six matches and have already …

Dan Biggar