Ireland keeping winning streak going against resilient Wales

Ireland’s quest for back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slams remains on, as they secured a 31-7 victory over Wales in Round 3 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Hooker Dan Sheehan, wing James Lowe, full-back Ciaran Frawley and lock Tadhg Beirne scored tries in the bonus-point success, with out-half Jack Crowley finishing 100 per cent with the boot, landing a penalty and all four conversions.

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Ciarán Frawley to start for Ireland against Wales

Ciaran Frawley has been named to start for Ireland at full-back in place of the injured Hugo Keenan vs Wales in Six Nations Round 3, as Andy Farrell reverts the rest of his XV back to the side which won in France on the opening night. Ireland began their campaign with a 38-17 victory over France in Marseille, before making six changes for their 36-0 Round 2 win over Italy in Dublin.

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Ireland whitewash Italy to secure bonus point win

Ireland maintained their push for successive Six Nations Grand Slams with a comfortable, if sometimes scrappy, bonus-point win over Italy in Dublin. First-half tries from Jack Crowley, Dan Sheehan and Jack Conan put the Irish 19-0 up at half-time with James Lowe and Calvin Nash also adding to the tally.

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Ireland make six changes for visit of Italy – Six Nations

Caelan Doris will captain Ireland for Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations clash against Italy as Andy Farrell makes six changes to his side. Stuart McCloskey, Craig Casey, Finlay Bealham, James Ryan, Ryan Baird and Jack Conan all come into the starting line-up.

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Ireland flatten France in Six Nations opener

Ireland put their World Cup disappointment firmly behind them as kicked off their Grand Slam defence in style with a 38-17 win against France in Marseille. The defending Guinness Six Nations champions looked right back to their best as they pulled the French apart on home soil, with bonus-point win just Ireland’s fourth victory away to the French in 40 years.

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