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Six Nations opening weekend raises further concerns around player safety

Several players left the pitch for HIA’s over the weekend, which saw Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony sent off for an elbow to the head of Welsh prop Tomas Francis. Discussions around player safety and the long-term effects of head injuries has been dominating the media ahead of the build-up to this year’s Six Nations tournament, […]

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Ireland duo Johnny Sexton and Robbie Henshaw to miss Autumn Nations Cup match against England.

Ireland rugby duo Johnny Sexton and Robbie Henshaw are set to miss this weekend’s Autumn Nations Cup match against England. Captain Sexton was replaced in the second half of Ireland’s 32-9 victory over Wales in the first round of the inaugural tournament after sustaining a hamstring injury. His Leinster teammate Henshaw also picked up an […]

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Ireland win the Six Nations Grand Slam

Ireland secured their third ever Grand Slam as they saw off a lethargic England 24-15 at Twickenham on St Patrick’s Day. An error-infused English performance allowed for Ireland to score three tries meaning that last season’s Six Nations champions end this campaign with only two wins to their name, their lowest amount of wins in […]