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  • Sep 2, 2014
  • Updated: 10:41am

Six Nations Championship

The Six Nations Championship is an annual international rugby union competition involving the top six European sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.

Ireland clinch Six Nations after beating France in thriller

Ireland won the Six Nations title on Saturday with a thrilling 22-20 victory over France to give iconic centre Brian O’Driscoll the perfect end to his stellar international career.

Sunday, 16 March, 2014, 1:16pm

England crush Italy, Wales destroy Scotland

England scored seven tries in an emphatic 52-11 victory over Italy on Saturday, but their hopes of winning the Six Nations Championship depended on Ireland losing or drawing with France in a later match.

16 Mar 2014 - 12:46pm

Ireland seek perfect send-off for O’Driscoll as championship goes down to the wire

One of the recurring touchstones of this season’s Six Nations tournament has been the imminent retirement of Ireland’s Brian O’Driscoll. But rather than give way to nostalgia, the 35-year-old’s farewell tour has turned out to be far more purposeful as the Irish travel to Paris on Saturday tied at the top of the standings with both France and England.

14 Mar 2014 - 1:02pm

England may use Manu Tuilagi as ‘wrecking ball’ against Italy

England may recall Manu Tuilagi to their replacements bench as they plan one final attempt to take the Six Nations title this weekend.

12 Mar 2014 - 1:22am

Coach Saint-Andre confident of France rising to title test against Ireland

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre backed his side to be a much-improved outfit when they face Ireland in a potential Six Nations title decider in Paris on Saturday.

10 Mar 2014 - 7:01pm

Ireland great O’Driscoll calls for one last hurrah in Paris

Brian O’Driscoll has called on his Ireland teammates to raise their game one last time as he bids to retire from international rugby on a high.

10 Mar 2014 - 6:34pm

England victory over Wales sets up three-way Six Nations fight on final day

Stuart Lancaster was left looking for a favour from France after his side’s 29-18 win over Wales set-up a three-way fight for the Six Nations Championship.

10 Mar 2014 - 1:36pm

Stylish Ireland give O’Driscoll a triumphant home farewell

Ireland turned on the style to give a teary-eyed Brian O’Driscoll the perfect farewell present in his last test on home soil with a thumping 46-7 Six Nations victory over Italy at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.

10 Mar 2014 - 12:58am

Crowd can roar England to victory, says Stuart Lancaster

England coach Stuart Lancaster has urged the Twickenham crowd to find its voice once more when two-time defending Six Nations champions Wales arrive at the London ground on Sunday.

9 Mar 2014 - 2:42am

O’Driscoll on the home straight of glittering international career

"In no time, no one will remember me." Of all the words that will be written and spoken about Ireland rugby great Brian O'Driscoll as the gifted centre enters the final stage of his test career, surely none will prove so wide of the mark as his own absurdly modest self-assessment.

8 Mar 2014 - 11:57pm