# wales - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Wales’ talisman inspired a 3-1 win by scoring one and setting up the other two.
# wales - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Head coach Warren Gatland has restored the Scarlets centre to his side ahead of the trip to Twickenham.
# wales - Monday 3 March, 2014
Marland Yarde has also been handed a recall as the Championship enters its decisive final weeks.
# wales - Monday 24 February, 2014
After another exciting weekend of European international rugby, here’s the XV we felt stood out.
# wales - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
George North starts in the centre for the Welsh, as Saint-André make three switches to the French bench selection.
# wales - Monday 17 February, 2014
The New Zealander appears to have carried many of the strengths that made him a success at Leinster into international rugby.
# wales - Thursday 13 February, 2014
Joe Schmidt identified potential weaknesses in the Welsh defensive system and his players pursued them ruthlessly.
Joe Schmidt’s men showed signs that they had prepared themselves for the Welsh defensive tactics.
The Ireland out-half writes about beating Wales to set up a Triple Crown-decider with England in the Six Nations.
# wales - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
David Marshall’s late stop prevented Andreas Weimann from securing all three points.
The Ireland out-half is excited about the challenge that awaits against Owen Farrell’s England at Twickenham.
# wales - Monday 10 February, 2014
The Racing Métro centre believes that his side are still in a good position to win the Six Nations this year.
The loosehead prop says Joe Schmidt’s side are keen not to let their emotional intensity slip.
# wales - Sunday 9 February, 2014
The man of the match says Joe Schmidt’s structures are now being ‘player-driven’.
The Ulster hooker explains how Joe Schmidt’s training methods are making the national team more adaptable.
# wales - Saturday 8 February, 2014
Ireland’s forwards and a perfectly-executed kicking game feature following the 26-3 victory.
A suspected fractured arm for Dan Tuohy is the only bad news from Ireland’s impressive win today.
PJ brushed off the late hit, but the row broke out around him.
Paddy Jackson and Chris Henry provided the tries as Ireland’s defence kept Wales to a single opportunity.
John Plumtree deserves his IRFU pay packet this month.
The old rivals meet at Lansdowne Road this afternoon.
Can Joe Schmidt create an irresistible force to get around the immovable Welsh champions?
“We’re not about evaporating away from the ruck area, we’ll pick and choose when we go for it,” says the defence coach.
# wales - Friday 7 February, 2014
Banshees, King BOD and putting the ‘hairies’ on the back foot. Tom McGuirk is in his element.
“The way Wales play the game, you have to be physical to negate that.”
Ireland’s head coach has pinpointed discipline and dealing with Wales’ kicking game as essential in Dublin tomorrow.
The Ireland captain feels that the focus on Wales’ big men obscures the skill they play with.
# wales - Thursday 6 February, 2014
Head coach Joe Schmidt has made just two changes to his starting XV after last weekend’s victory over Scotland.
The influence of referee Wayne Barnes has been highlighted as a key in Saturday’s clash.
# wales - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
Cian Kelleher comes in on the right wing, while there are three personnel switches on the bench.
Joe Schmidt has an important selection call to make at inside centre; physical power or familiarity?
Pam Hopkins says her cosy knit has never lost a button.
Ireland forwards coach John Plumtree gives a little insight into the theory behind the maul.
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The Ireland flanker feels it’s time for Ireland to string wins together, with Wales next in their sights.
# wales - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
The Munster flanker’s performance against Scotland showed signs that his role in the team is changing.
The Munster flanker has highlighted the danger of Wales’ back row ‘threats’ on Saturday.
The Munster lock is showing signs of improvement, with the Irish set-up hoping to see him return against Wales.
Rob Kearney sat out training this morning, while Cian Healy only took a limited part.
The Ireland out-half takes us behind the scenes to explain their preparation for the clash with Wales.