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5 Classic Six Nations Championship Ties

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.

Wales v Scotland: Captain’s run

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.

Francis on bench for Wales

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 The post Francis on bench for Wales appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

Preview: France v Ireland

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.

RBS 6 Nations 2016: France vs Ireland preview

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.

France v Ireland (Sat)

Team news, match preview and detailed statistics for Saturday’s Six Nations match between France v Ireland at Stade de France

One Change For Ireland Women

The Ireland Women’s team, sponsored by Aon, has been named for their Women’s RBS 6 Nations second round game against France in Perpignan on Saturday (kick-off 9pm local time/8pm Irish time).