# six-nations - Today’s News
The Ireland star will bow out in style.
‘We were just cold, waiting on him to get out there’, joked Jamie Heaslip.
Italy beat Ireland in Rome last year but are bottom of the table coming to Lansdowne Road.
The centre will have one last opportunity to add to this list when Italy visit tomorrow.
Softening Italy up no longer an option, says the captain.
# six-nations - Yesterday’s News
The Ireland Women’s out-half talks about making the video that has promoted the clash with Italy this week.
The retiring centre may have to protect his ribs if an emotional Paulie loses the run of himself.
Joe Schmidt has resisted the temptation to tinker against Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.
Winger Andrew Trimble remarks that his Ulster teammates were mocking him as Bowe scored two tries on his comeback.
Jacques Brunel has also changed his halfback pairing for the clash with Ireland.
The Ireland coach has been sparing with his changes ahead of the Azzurri’s visit to Dublin.
Iain Henderson for Peter O’Mahony is the only change to Ireland’s starting line-up to take on Italy.
Gaël Fickou has been left on the bench, despite the absence of Wesley Fofana in the centre.
# six-nations - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
We caught up with some of the people closest to the action on a day that Irish rugby was finally convinced they could take on the best in the world.
Thanks to a remarkable generation of players, the Ireland team is in the midst of its ‘Alex Ferguson era’.
Head coach Warren Gatland has restored the Scarlets centre to his side ahead of the trip to Twickenham.
The Leinster flanker is struggling with a shoulder injury and will miss the remaining two games.
They have much more than just maple syrup in Canada, you know.
Grace Davitt, Stacey-Lea Kennedy and Amy Davis all come in for the historic Dublin clash.
The Ulsterman has underlined his preference for playing six, and there may be an opening in that position against Italy.
# six-nations - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
The 24-year-old loosehead prop has been impressive off the bench and in training for Ireland.
The Ireland Women’s flanker is from the same village as Moss Keane, Mick Galwey and Munster’s latest out-half star.
Ireland’s legendary centre explains his thoughts as he heads for the home straight of an incredible international career.
Forwards coach John Plumtree is positive over the out-half’s involvement this weekend, but O’Mahony is still a doubt.
This weekend’s Six Nations clash will be the first time a women’s international has been held at the Aviva Stadium.
# six-nations - Monday 3 March, 2014
Joe Schmidt brings his side to Paris on Saturday week.
Meanwhile, the Leinster centre outlines what has made his centre partnership with Gordon D’Arcy so successful.
Marland Yarde has also been handed a recall as the Championship enters its decisive final weeks.
Meanwhile, there have been updates on the injury problems for Peter O’Mahony, Luke Marshall and a host of others.
The Leinster back is hoping his value as a versatile replacement does not prevent him from starting against Italy.
Come on in and hand out some jerseys.
# six-nations - Sunday 2 March, 2014
Joe Schmidt’s side are set to take on Italy in the Six Nations next weekend.
The Leinster and Ireland winger must now focus on the visit of a lesser Italian side to Dublin.
Before BOD plays his last international in Ireland this week, come in and tell us your memories of watching him play.
# six-nations - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Tries from Darragh Fanning, Noel Reid and Rhys Ruddock helped the league champions climb to the top of the table.
# six-nations - Friday 28 February, 2014
The young out-half is an unfairly maligned character after rising to the top of his profession early.
# six-nations - Thursday 27 February, 2014
The French club say ligament damage will require between ’10 days and six weeks’ recovery time.
The French scrum-half’s suspension means he’ll miss the clash with Scotland in round four of the Six Nations.
The out half’s ticket ended up on re-sale website Viagogo.
The Ireland No. 8 is focusing on positives as Ireland prepare for the closing stages of the Six Nations.
# six-nations - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
The Irish winger believes her team are still well placed to defend their Six Nations title.