PREVIEW: FRANCE V IRELAND

The 2024 Guinness Men's Six Nations will kick off with a bang in Marseille on Friday night when France host Ireland. A battle between the two most recent Grand Slam champions should deliver the perfect start to this year’s Championship with both sides looking to bounce back after World Cup heartbreak. Ireland

Ireland v Italy – teams and prediction

PREVIEW: Andy Farrell will be out to test his squad depth when Ireland host Italy in the World Cup warm-up match in Dublin. The Ireland head coach Farrell has handed a number of fringe players to work their way into Ireland’s World Cup squad. Farrell will cut his 42-man squad down to

PREVIEW: ALL BLACKS V IRELAND (EDEN PARK)

The All Blacks open their 2022 Test campaign with a clash against an Irish team who have developed into one of the fiercest rivals of the men in black over the past decade. Match details: All Blacks v Ireland, Saturday 2 July, 7.05pm NZT, Eden Park, Auckland Played: 33 Won: All Blacks 29,