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O'Connell is Six Nations' best

Less than a week after lifting the Six Nations trophy Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been awarded the Player of the Championship.

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Harsh words from RFU Chief

England's fourth consecutive runners-up finish in the Six Nations was "not acceptable", Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie told reporters.

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Police probe 'homophobic' tweet

British police have announced that they are investigating claims that Welsh referee Nigel Owens was the target of homophobic abuse on Twitter.

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France

Brown: Scots and Italians cost us

REACTION: England fullback Mike Brown has slammed the lacklustre efforts of Scotland and Italy that helped deny his side the Six Nations crown.

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Ireland

Six Nations: Five key plays

The climax to the final day of the Six Nations was labelled 'Super Saturday' and for once it lived up to the hype - as 221 points were scored.

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Ireland

Schmidt bleeds Irish green

If there was ever any doubting Joe Schmidt's dedication to his team it should well have disappeared after becoming back-to-back Six Nations champions.

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France

Northern Hemisphere fire WC shots

The frenzied finale to the Six Nations comes as a timely reminder to the Southern Hemisphere giants ahead of this year's World Cup.

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Ireland

Murray backs Ireland for World Cup

REACTION: Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray says his side's Six Nations triumph shows they are ready to make a major impact at the World Cup.

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Gatland eyes World Cup glory

REACTION: Wales coach Warren Gatland said his team will look ahead with confidence to this year's World Cup.

O'Connell coy on retirement

REACTION: Ireland captain Paul O'Connell is not yet ready to announcement his retirement date, despite being on the wrong side of 35.

Robshaw: Twickers a RWC fortress

REACTION: England captain Chris Robshaw feels Twickenham will be a real fortress at the World Cup later this year.

Ireland stand tallest in epic finish

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt admitted to being 'exhausted' after his team retained their Six Nations crown in dramatic style.

England beat France but fall short

England beat France 55-35 at Twickenham on Saturday but it was not enough to clinch the Six Nations as Ireland retained their title.

Azzurri playmaker struck down

Italy flyhalf Kelly Haimona is set for a spell on the sidelines after fracturing his right forearm early in the 61-20 Six Nations defeat to Wales.

Ireland sink Scotland and Wales

Ireland recorded a 40-10 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield to keep their Six Nations defence alive and end Wales' hopes.

Ruthless Wales blow Italy away

Wales pulled away from Italy in the second half to record an emphatic 61-20 Six Nations victory in Rome on Saturday.

Well-rested Wales ready for decider

Well-rested Wales will look to replicate their storming start against Ireland when they face Italy in Rome on Saturday.

Lancaster revels in Six Nations finale

England coach Stuart Lancaster claims the final day of the Ryder Cup is the only event that compare with Saturday's dramatic Six Nations finale.

Fixtures Time
Results Score
Team P W D L Pts
Ireland 5 4 0 1 8
England 5 4 0 1 8
Wales 5 4 0 1 8
France 5 2 0 3 4
Italy 5 1 0 4 2
Scotland 5 0 0 5 0