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Mike Brown celebrates scoring a try 15/3/2014

BOD narrowly misses out on Six Nations Player of the Tournament award

Brian O’Driscoll only the second best player, are they bloody serious? Actually they’re probably right, England’s Mike Brown had quite the Six Nations in fairness.

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Mike Brown celebrates scoring a try 15/3/2014

BOD narrowly misses out on Six Nations Player of the Tournament award

Brian O’Driscoll only the second best player, are they bloody serious? Actually they’re probably right, England’s Mike Brown had quite the Six Nations in fairness.

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Pic: Brian O’Driscoll tweets picture of his gift from the French rugby team

A classy touch from Ireland’s victims on Saturday.

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Video: A montage of very happy Irish rugby fans in Paris dancing to the tune of Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

We’re not jealous of this group of incredibly happy looking rugby fans who took in Ireland’s Six Nations title-winning encounter in Paris at the weekend, we’re not jealous at all.

France v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

Added Time: A review of the weekend’s Six Nations action

It was an unbelievable night in Paris for Ireland, as they claimed the title, while England fell just short. As for Scotland, well, it was a day to forget against Wales.

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60 seconds of the Six Nations: The sheer agony and ecstasy of that last minute in Paris

With the weekend that was in it, one man was always going to feature very prominently in our favourite Six Nations moment of the weekend.

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Gallery: The Irish rugby team return to Dublin Airport with the 6 Nations trophy

They got quite the reception as fans turned out in their droves to welcome them home.

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Tweet of the day: BOD poses with a fresh faced Gordon D’Arcy

It’s like the beard never happened…

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Cian Healy’s ‘morning after’ tweet of the day…

Our guess here at JOE is that they were tucked up in bed by midnight with a nice pint of water, having consumed just a couple of shandies and maybe a snifter of brandy.

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Gallery: Ireland win the RBS 6 Nations as Brian O’Driscoll bows out a winner

Phenomenal stuff from Paris, where an emotional Brian O’Driscoll played his final match for Ireland.

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Highlights: England beat Italy in Rome but fail to close the points difference to Ireland

A victory in Paris will guarantee Joe Schmidt’s side the trophy.

Jonathan Sexton practices his kicking 14/3/2014

Video: RTÉ’s promo for France v Ireland gives lots of cause for optimism

Tom McGurk says the artists of France have become mere artisans, and who are we to argue?

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Pic: A classic shot of Joe Schmidt playing against France in 1989 (he scored a try too)

Bernard Jackman tweeted this lovely picture of Joe Schmidt in action for Manawatu against France in 1989.

Jamie Heaslip and Peter O'Mahony 11/3/2014

O’Mahony’s back as Ireland prepare for title push in Paris

Rugby fans of Ireland, the time is nearly upon us.

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Brian O’Driscoll: Robbie Henshaw is my natural replacement in an Ireland jersey

Big things are expected of the 20-year-old Connacht centre.

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Here’s the France team that Ireland will face in Paris on Saturday

We know who’s going to be lining up against us on Saturday, so let’s go beat the sh*te out of them!

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Audio: Brian O’Driscoll made two Irish rugby fans’ day by making a surprise call to the Ray D’Arcy show this morning

We didn’t think it was possible for our admiration of the man to go any higher, but this morning, it went up a notch.

England v France - RBS Six Nations

French prop Nicolas Mas walks out of press conference

The French scrum has been under scrutiny in this Six Nations and their prop Nicolas Mas took umbrage with the questioning of some journalists today.

Brian O'Driscoll banner after the game 8/3/2014

Added Time: A review of the weekend’s Six Nations action

It was an emotional day at the Aviva, England gave nothing away easy for the second game on the trot and although they’re still in the hunt, France don’t look like potential title winners.

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Video: Fan films Sexton’s kick as the ball sails straight into his face

Irish fan films a successful kick from Jonny Sexton and gets the ball into the face as a reward

Brian O'Driscoll flicks the ball to Jonathan Sexton who then went on to score a try 8/3/2014

60 seconds of the Six Nations: O’Driscoll offload, Sexton try, pure magic

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England v Wales - RBS Six Nations

England win the Triple Crown after beating Wales at Twickenham

Stuart Lancaster’s side triumphed 29-18.

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