The Six Nations

England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster was left with mixed emotions after the 25-13 victory over Scotland at Twickenham. Photo / Brett Phibbs

Rugby: We have to step up, Lancaster

England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster admits his players must be more clinical and ruthless against France if they are to capture the Six Nations title.

Ireland's Jamie Heaslip is back to meet Wales in the Six Nations. Photo / Paul Estcourt

Rugby: Heaslip back for vital clash

Number eight Jamie Heaslip is the only new face in the Ireland rugby team for the pivotal Six Nations showdown with Wales at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium tomorrow.

England players react as Irish players celebrate their 19-9 win in rugby union 6 nations match at the Aviva stadium. Photo / AP

Is England ready for the RWC?

It was a gesture of pre-calculation which exposed the difference between England and the best and showed what a very steep…

League Leaders

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Aaron Smith and Kieran Read are the most irreplaceable All Blacks according to Herald readers. Photo / Getty Images

All Blacks: Who can't we lose?

Kieran Read and Aaron Smith are the players the All Blacks can least afford to lose, but we can live without some big stars…