Result: Wales 22 vs 09 Ireland – 10/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby George North answered his critics with a brace of tries as Wales held off Ireland in a stellar Test match in Cardiff, winning 22-9. North’s try and a Leigh Halfpenny penalty handed Wales an 8-6 half-time advantage, after three-pointers in response from Johnny Sexton and Paddy Jackson. North then grabbed a second score…

Preview: Wales vs Ireland – 10/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland arrive in Cardiff to face Wales knowing that a win would take them top of the Six Nations, putting the pressure on England. Currently three points behind Eddie Jones’ side with two games to play, Ireland know a loss could see England seal the title on Saturday. An in-form Scotland may still…

Irish revival overcomes France

Follow @RedefinedRugby Johnny Sexton guided Ireland to a hard-earned 19-9 win over France in Dublin on Saturday in the Six Nations. Both teams were unaffected by Dublin’s rainfall and produced a passionate game of rugby that typified European rivalry. The game did not decline into trench-style combat because of the weather but rather an exhibition…

Preview: Ireland v France 25/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby There will be plenty at stake when Ireland and France resume hostilities in what promises to be an enthralling Test in Dublin on Saturday. After two rounds of matches both sides have already suffered a loss and know that another defeat will ruin their chances of winning the championship. So, with the stakes…

Nine-try win for rampant Ireland

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland got their Six Nations title hopes back on track as they picked up a 63-10 victory over Italy at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. Bouncing back from a first round loss to Scotland, the Irish were superb against the Azzurri as they made it six points from two matches. They did it…

RBS 6 Nations Round 2 Preview

Follow @RedefinedRugby Round two of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations begins in Rome with both Italy and Ireland anxious to record a first win of the campaign. The omens are not good for Conor O’Shea’s charges, Italy never having won a round two fixture, whilst the visitors will be all out to kick start their…