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Warburton set to face Ireland

Wales captain Sam Warburton is on course to return to fitness for the crucial Six Nations clash against Ireland later this month.

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Two concussions in Irish camp

Sean O'Brien and Jared Payne have suffered concussions in Ireland's Six Nations victory over England on Sunday.

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Schmidt dismisses Grand Slam talk

INTERVIEW: Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said any talk of a third Five/Six Nations Grand Slam for the Irish was premature.

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Schmidt 'proud as punch' of Irish

REACTION: Ireland coach Joe Schmidt proclaimed himself to be really proud of the Irish players for a sterling defensive effort against England.

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Sexton's hamstring a big worry

NEWS: Ireland's hopes of a Six Nations Grand Slam could rest on the extent of star flyhalf Jonathan Sexton's hamstring injury.

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Ireland make it 10 in-a-row

MATCH REPORT: Ireland recorded their 10th consecutive Test win and kept alive their hope of back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slams.

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Gatland wary of Irish dogfight

REACTION: Warren Gatland believes Wales must avoid getting dragged into a dog-fight if they are to beat Ireland in the Six Nations in two weeks.

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Schmidt targets 'biggest win'

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says beating England in Dublin on Sunday would be his team's biggest win since he took over in 2013.

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Ireland bring in Murphy for England

Jordi Murphy is the only change to the starting line-up that began the game against France as the Leinsterman replaces the injured Jamie Heaslip.

Nowell and Goode return for England

Stuart Lancaster has named fullback Alex Goode and wing Jack Nowell in his starting side to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.

Preview: Ireland v England

Grand Slam ambitions will be on the line for Ireland and England when they meet in a pivotal Six Nations clash in Dublin on Sunday.

Head-to-head: O'Connell v Kruis

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: England lock George Kruis insists it would be a dream come true to face Paul O'Connell in a crunch Six Nations clash.

Brown blow for England

BREAKING NEWS: England fullback Mike Brown has been ruled out of Sunday's Six Nations match against Ireland.

Irish target English pack

INTERVIEW: Ireland flank Peter O'Mahony said the defending Six Nations champions must dominate the English pack on Sunday..

Ireland add Wilson and Holland

Ireland have called in loose forward Roger Wilson and lock Billy Holland to their training squad ahead of the game against England.

Nowell pushing for a starting berth

Stuart Lancaster admits Jack Nowell is pushing his claims for a start against Ireland on Sunday.

O'Brien to deliver against England

INTERVIEW: Ireland flank Sean O'Brien has passed his first test. Now he wants to leave his mark on the Six nations championship.

Brown a doubtful starter for England

NEWS: England fullback Mike Brown is unlikely to return to action in time for the crucial Six Nations clash against Ireland in Dublin on Sunday.