Rugby-O'Connell to captain Ireland in Six Nations

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Rugby-O'Connell to captain Ireland in Six Nations
Lock forward Paul O'Connell will captain Ireland in the 2012 Six Nations Championship, the Irish rugby union said on its website on Friday. O'Connell, 32, will deputise for centre Brian O'Driscoll who misses the tournament due to a shoulder injury. …
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Mohican Joe Marler won't cut his hair to win England cap
The uncapped Harlequins prop is to be called up ahead of the Six Nations Championship by new Red Rose boss Stuart Lancaster. It is well deserved recognition as the 21-year-old, who plays at Northampton for Quins in tonight's top of the table clash, …

Earls on trial for Ireland No 13 jersey
By Ruaidhri O'Connor WITH the festive season done and dusted, the evenings beginning to stretch and the hangovers receding, the collective minds of the rugby world are beginning to switch towards the Six Nations. Sure, there are two Pro12 games and the …
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Foden stakes his claim for England full-back role
“Mike (Brown) got me a few times early on so I knew I needed to make up for that with my try but Browny's a superb player and it's likely that we're going to see him in the Six Nations. “It's great for me to have that sort of pressure on me, …
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