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Ireland and Wales’ 16-16 draw at the weekend was not the first time two Six Nations sides have cancelled each other out. Although draws in rugby are rare, there has been five other such games in the Championship where teams have shared the spoils.While the Irish and Welsh ruled out their hopes of a Grand Slam or Triple Crown, both nations will draw some comfort from the fact they avoided defeat and live to fight another day.Here are five famous Six Nations draws which prove not every result is a case of do or die. 2001 Six Nations, Scotland 28-28 Wales The first ever drawn match in the Six Nations saw Wales race into a 25-6 second-half lead at Murrayfield with three drop-goals and four penalities from Neil Jenkins plus a Mark Taylor try.
Despite drawing with Ireland in the opening round of the RBS 6 Nations, Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards believes the championship ‘is still in our hands’ as he prepares his side to face Scotland at Principality Stadium tomorrow.
We head into round two of the 2016 RBS Six Nations this weekend, but what have we actually learned from the victories claimed by England and France as well as the draw between Ireland and Wales? Before the tournament had even started, Bettingpro.com had backed England to win the tournament – do they still agree […]
As Ireland gear up for the Six Nations 2016 competition, here is a look at the team by numbers
SIX NATIONS ROUND TWO: Ireland take the defence of their Six Nations title to Paris on Saturday, struggling with a raft of injuries in the face of a France team finding its feet under new coach Guy Noves.
Gatland pointed to the fact that Jonny Sexton only made two tackles in the Six Nations opener
Stade de France, 14.25 Sat 13 Feb If recent encounters are anything to go by then France have little reason to be hopeful. Ireland beat France 24-9 in Cardiff during RWC2015 whilst France have not beaten the men in green in their last five encounters since a world cup warm up game in Dublin in 2011. And […] The post RBS 6 Nations 2016: France vs Ireland preview appeared first on Blood & Mud.
Six Nations preview: Italy vs. France
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Wing Teddy Thomas replaces Hugo Bonneval in one of six changes made by France coach Guy Noves on Thursday for the Six Nations clash with champions Ireland.
Ireland swap three for France trip
France make six changes for Ireland clash
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Johnny Sexton, Sean O'Brien and Rob Kearney have all been passed fit and were named on Thursday in Ireland's team to face France in the Six Nations in Paris.
Wales have named an unchanged starting XV from the side that drew with Ireland on the opening weekend of the RBS 6 Nations to take on Scotland on Saturday. Dan Biggar has recovered from an ankle injury, which forced him from the field at the Aviva Stadium, to start Wales’ second game of the championship whilst Jonathan Davies will […]
; Wales U20’s side take on Scotland on home turf at Parc Eirias on Friday (6.30pm) after winning their opening game against Ireland last weekend. Joe Thomas comes in at outside centre, with Harri Millard moving to inside centre.