Rory Darge and Duhan van der Merwe

Duhan van der Merwe among nominees for Six Nations player of the year award

England forward Ben Earl, Ireland centre Bundee Aki, Scotland wing Duhan van der Merwe and Italy centre Tommaso Menoncello are in the running to be named Six Nations player of the year.


Italy equal all-time high in World Rugby rankings

Italy have matched their previous all-time best of eighth in the World Rugby Men's Rankings following their 24-21 win over Wales in Cardiff.

RG Snyman Springboks v Ireland

Ireland coach Andy Farrell relishing Springbok challenge

Fresh off another Six Nations title, Ireland coach Andy Farrell is eager to show what his charges can do on their tantalising two-match tour of South Africa.

Warren Gatland

WRFU reject Warren Gatland offer to resign as coach

After Wales picked up their first Wooden Spoon in the Six Nations since 2003, head coach Warren Gatland offered to resign.

Peter O'Mahony

Irish giant Peter O'Mahony leaves question marks over his future

Leading Ireland to Six Nations glory could be Peter O'Mahony's final act on international rugby's stage.

Ireland celebrate

Ireland successfully defend Six Nations title with win over Scotland

Ireland secured consecutive Six Nations titles with a hard-fought 17-13 victory over Scotland, ending their opponents' Triple Crown hopes.