Ireland v Italy postponed over Coronavirus fears

The Irish Rugby Football Union has confirmed that the Ireland vs Italy Six Nations matches scheduled between 6 and 8 March will not proceed as scheduled, given the need to protect public health in relation to the coronavirus.

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Scotland stumble to victory over Italy

Stuart Hogg helped relieved some of the pressure on coach Gregor Townsend as his stunning solo try sent Scotland on their way to their first win of the Guinness Six Nations campaign. The Scots were made work hard for their 17-0 victory in Rome.

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France outgun Italy in thrilling encounter

France followed up their impressive win over England with a mixed 35-22 win over a battling Italy on Sunday. Les Bleus looked set to run away with the game after scoring two early tries, but lost focus at crucial times, allowing Italy to creep back into the game.

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Adams hat-trick leads Wales victory over Italy

Wales made a strong start to their defence of the Guinness Six Nations title by beating Italy 42-0 at the Principality Stadium. It proved an impressive Six Nations bow for new Wales head coach Wayne Pivac as his team triumphed in bonus-point fashion.

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Super Typhoon Hagibis sees two World Cup games cancelled

World Rugby and World Cup tournament organisers have taken the unprecedented step of cancelling England v France and New Zealand v Italy due to the arrival of super Typhoon Hagibis in Japan.

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