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Captain Rory Best hails Ireland resolve in 19-9 win over physical French

Ireland captain Rory Best says the wet conditions in Dublin meant his team had to "roll up our sleeves" to earn a vital 19-9 Six Nations win over a physical France side.

Premiership: Wasps v Gloucester

Team news as Wasps host Gloucester in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Ricoh Arena (13:00 GMT).

Premiership: Bristol v Bath

Team news as Bristol host Bath in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Ashton Gate (13:00 GMT).

Former Wales and Cardiff captain Lloyd Williams dies, 83

Former Wales and Cardiff RFC scrum-half and captain Lloyd Williams has died at the age of 83.

A team at a crossroads - what now for unhappy Howley and Wales?

Richard Williams witnesses the stark contrast between winner Vern Cotter and vanquished Welsh coach Rob Howley after Wales lose to Scotland.

'I wanted three points, kickers said no' - Wales captain Jones

Captain Alun Wyn Jones wanted to kick for goal at a crucial point against Scotland, but says his kickers said "no".

Six Nations 2017: Ireland 19-9 Wales highlights

Johnny Sexton made an impressive return from injury as Ireland came from behind to beat France 19-9 at the Aviva Stadium and go top of the Six Nations standings.

Six Nations 2017: England Test next for Vern Cotter's joyful Scotland

Head coach Vern Cotter will allow his Scotland players to have a few drinks after their Six Nations win over Wales.

Six Nations 2017: Wales' title bid over - Howley

Rob Howley was "hugely disappointed" by Wales' second half display in their 29-13 Six Nations defeat by Scotland.

Six Nations 2017 highlights: Scotland 29-13 Wales

A spirited second-half performance at Murrayfield earned Scotland their first Six Nations win over Wales since 2007.

Six Nations 2017: Momentum shifted at Murrayfield - Wales captain Jones

Captain Alun Wyn Jones says the momentum shifted in Scotland's favour in Wales' Six Nations defeat at Murrayfield.

Exeter up to second with Newcastle win

Joe Simmonds kicks 11 points in his first Premiership start to help Exeter move into second with victory over Newcastle

Haywood brace helps Saints beat Worcester

Northampton moved back into the top six of the Premiership with victory over Worcester at Franklin's Gardens.

Williams and O'Connor held in Paris drugs raid

The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were buying cocaine, police sources say.

England 29-15 Italy: Vicky Fleetwood hat-trick of lineout drives

Vicky Fleetwood scores a hat-trick of line-out drives as England beat Italy 29-15 at Twickenham Stoop despite having Katie McLean sent off in the second half.

Fleetwood hat-trick as England women beat spirited Italy

England continue their 100% start to the Women's Six Nations with a five-try home win over a spirited Italy side.

Scrum V: Cardiff Blues scrum-half Lloyd Williams’ language mix-up

Cardiff Blues’ Lloyd Williams answers a question from Scrum V’s Catrin Heledd in Welsh at half-time of his side’s Pro12 win against Edinburgh.

Premiership and Pro 12 previews and team news

Previews and team news for the weekend's action in the Premiership and Pro 12.

Six Nations 2017: Ireland must curb France's Louis Picamoles - Stephen Ferris

Ex-Ireland flanker Stephen Ferris says Ireland will be well on the way to beating France if they can curb Louis Picamoles.

Scotland women fight back to beat Wales

Scotland secure their first Women's Six Nations win since 2010 after recovering from two tries down to beat Wales.

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