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England stay alive ... just

England kept alive their Six Nations dream with a 52-11 win over Italy at the Stadio Olimpico, in Rome, on Saturday.

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Dad-to-be Marler out of England team

Joe Marler withdrew from the England team to play Italy in their Six Nations finale in Rome on Saturday with his partner expecting the couple's first child.

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Preview: England v Italy

England need to bank maximum points against a struggling Italy while hoping France can defeat Ireland if they are to win the Six Nations Championship. 

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Parisse return for Azzurri

Captain Sergio Parisse returns for winless Italy, as the Azzurri look to cap a disappointing Six Nations campaign with a win against title hopefuls England.

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No starting spot for Tuilagi

England will field an unchanged starting line-up in Saturday's crucial Six Nations match against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico.

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No calculators for England

England will simply be targeting victory when they play Italy in Rome in their final Six Nations match on Saturday.

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Inspired Irish smash Azzurri

Ireland ensured Brian O'Driscoll's last home Test was a memorable one as they scored seven tries in a 46-7 demolition of Italy in Dublin.

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Preview: Ireland v Italy

Ireland will be looking to put away Italy and keep themselves at he top of the 6 nations table when the clash in Dublin.

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No Parisse for Azzurri

Italian coach Jacques Brunel surprised by "resting" captain Sergio Parisse for Saturday's Six Nations match against Ireland.

Henderson answers Ireland's call

The Ireland coaching team has made just one change to the starting XV that narrowly lost to England, for the Six Nations clash against Italy.

Pivotal blow to Ireland’s title hopes

Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton could be sidelined for the remainder of the Six Nations tournament due to a thumb injury.

New cap Murphy hungry for more

Having had his first taste of Test rugby in Ireland’s 10-13 Six Nations loss to England at Twickenham last Saturday, Leinster flank Jordi Murphy is hungry for more.

Niggles hampering star Irish duo

Brian O'Driscoll and Peter O'Mahony are Ireland’s only injury concerns ahead of next weekend’s Six Nations clash with Italy in Dublin.

Brunel laments 'backwards step'

Stunned Italian coach Jacques Brunel is hoping for a reaction from the Azzurri after Scotland snatched a 21-20 victory in Rome.

Last-gasp Scots rule Rome

A last-minute drop-goal from flyhalf Duncan Weir gave Scotland a dramatic 21-20 victory over Italy in Rome on Saturday.

Preview: Italy v Scotland

Italy coach Jacques Brunel has warned against a possible backlash from Scotland when his side host the Six Nations strugglers at Rome's Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

Parisse looking for home comforts

Captain Sergio Parisse is hoping the Stadio Olimpico can play its part in getting Italy back to winning ways against Scotland in the Six Nations on Saturday.

Under-fire Johnson stands firm

Scotland coach Scott Johnson insisted the barrage of criticism that has come his way in recent weeks would have no effect on him.