Ireland coach Farrell takes blame after England loss
Andy Farrell shouldered the burden of blame for Ireland's Six Nations loss to England as his side were outplayed at Twickenham on Sunday.
Ireland's hopes of a Grand Slam, following back-to-back wins over Scotland and Wales, were dashed as Eddie Jones' men ran out deserved 24-12 winners.
"First and foremost, I look at myself. Why were England up for it, winning the physical edge? That's down to myself," Farrell told BBC Sport. Full story
WATCH: Analysis of Ireland's defence and a focus on Bundee Aki
WATCH: Jonathan Sexton's error in England's first try
Jonthan Sexton had a slow against England on Sunday as he made an error in the build up to England's first try that George Ford scored.
He also had two poor kicks and missed a straight forward shot at goal - for his usual high standards.
Sexton failed to field Young's kick and the ball went loose for George Ford to dive on and give England an early 7-0 lead.
Ntamack silences Grand Slam talk after France end Cardiff hoodoo
France kept their Grand Slam hopes live with a famous win in Cardiff, but Romain Ntamack says they are not getting ahead of themselves. Romain Ntamack says Six Nations leaders France are not discussing the prospect of winning a Grand Slam after he inspired a magnificent 27-23 victory over Wales.
Les Bleus ended a 10-year wait for a victory in Cardiff to outline their title credentials in a thriller at a raucous Principality Stadium on Saturday. Fly-half Ntamack score a crucial intercept try in the second half following first-half scores from Anthony Bouthier and Paul Willemse. Full match report
ANALYSIS: How Sam Warburton has influenced Wales' defence and how there is still evidence of Edwards' work
Pivac unhappy with officials after Wales suffer defeat to France
Wayne Pivac was unimpressed with the officiating after Wales suffered a narrow defeat to France that leaves the defending champions with only a slim chance of retaining their Six Nations title.
Romain Ntamack was the star of the show as Les Bleus ended a 10-year wait for a victory in Cardiff, winning a thriller 27-23 on Saturday.
"We have had a look at the slap down and I think the officials may have got that one wrong," said Pivac.
"That killed momentum as well." Full story
Scotland ease pressure on Townsend as Italy look destined for another wooden spoon
Stuart Hogg, Chris Harris and Adam Hastings crossed as Scotland claimed their first win of the 2020 Six Nations by beating Italy.
Scotland eased some of the pressure on head coach Gregor Townsend by getting off the mark in the Six Nations with a 17-0 away win over Italy. Full match report
Ireland brush England aside and keep U20s Grand Slam hopes alive
England U20s were defeated 39-21 by reigning U20 Six Nations champions Ireland at Northampton's Franklin's Gardens. Ireland led 29-7 at the break scoring tries through Alex Soroka, Hayden Hyde, Thomas Ahern and Ethan McIlroy, while England crossed via George Hammond.
Second half scores from Hugh Tizard and Theo Dan gave England hope but tries via Max O’Reilly and Ahern won the game for Ireland. It was a first loss for England having defeated France and Scotland in the opening two rounds, while Ireland remain unbeaten. Full match report
Leinster set new Pro14 record with victory over Ospreys
Leinster became the first Pro14 side to win their first 12 league matches of a season after they overcame Ospreys on Friday. Leinster set a new Pro14 record as they claimed a 12th straight win to maintain their 100 per cent start to the season by beating Ospreys 21-13.
The Conference A leaders and defending champions were made to work for their win, with Cian Kelleher's 75th-minute try eventually settling the contest. Tommy O'Brien gave Leinster the lead 18 minutes in, yet Ospreys fought back through Luke Price's kicking and Luke Morgan's try. Full report
Scarlets and Blues fight back to sink Kings and Treviso
Scarlets turned on the style in the final half hour to avoid an upset against Southern Kings, while Cardiff Blues fought back to defeat Benetton Treviso 34-24 in Pro14 on Sunday.
After being edged out by Edinburgh last time out, Scarlets found themselves trailing 17-12 to a Kings side with just one win to their name this season.
The Blues were in a perilous position at half-time as tries from Ian Keatley, Irne Herbst and Toa Halafihi helped Treviso into a 19-7 lead – Jason Harries' providing the sole reply from Cardiff. Read more
Super Rugby Round Up - Round 4
Round 4 of Super Rugby is done and dusted, producing some quality play and one surprising upset. Read more
Ulster back to winning ways in Pro14 as Glasgow claim third straight victory
After losing to Ospreys, Ulster bounced back by defeating Cheetahs, while Glasgow Warriors beat Dragons to move into third in Conference A.
Ulster and Glasgow Warriors both claimed victories on Saturday to keep themselves in pole position for a place in the Pro14 play-off quarter-finals.
Second in Conference A, Ulster bounced back from an away defeat at Ospreys last time out as they ran out 20-10 winners over Cheetahs. Read more
Bordeaux beat Clermont to extend lead, La Rochelle topple Toulon
Bordeaux Begles gave another demonstration of their Top 14 title credentials with a bonus-point win over Clermont Auvergne.
Geoffrey Cros grabbed a double as Top 14 leaders Bordeaux Begles beat Clermont Auvergne 31-22 to go eight points clear after Toulon were beaten at La Rochelle on Saturday.
Versatile back Cros scored a try in each half at Stade Marcel-Michelin, where Remi Lamerat also crossed in the first half and Jules Gimbert touched down to give Bordeaux breathing space late on. Full report
Fernandez grasps Lyon opportunity as Racing fall short
Patricio Fernandez kicked 19 points as Lyon battled to a 29-20 victory over Racing 92 in the Top 14 on Sunday.
Second-place Lyon responded to losing a top-of-the-table clash to Bordeaux Begles last time out, with Fernandez chosen to play at fly-half in place of Jonathan Wisniewski in response to that defeat.
The number 10 slotted five penalties and added the extras to tries from Xavier Mignot and Baptiste Couilloud to justify that decision, with Lyon now four points behind Bordeaux. Read more
Ardie Savea eyeing NRL switch
All Blacks star Ardie Savea says he’s considering a move to the NRL as early as next year.
The 44-test Hurricanes star, who is contracted with New Zealand Rugby until the end of 2021, made the announcement during an interview with former Warrior Isaac John on the Ice Project podcast.
"100 per cent I want to play rugby league, I think they do a lot more in terms of off the field stuff... and also, just a new challenge. I want to test myself," Savea said. Full story