Ireland kicking coach Richie Murphy insists fly-half Johnny Sexton is not guaranteed a starting place, even if he is fit.
Ireland are confident key players Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray will be fit to face France on Saturday.
Stuart Barnes on a great Sunday for the Premiership's northern clubs and concerns for Test rugby in the southern hemisphere.
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton will be given until Tuesday to prove his fitness for next Saturday’s Six Nations clash with France in Dublin.
Brian O’Driscoll believes CJ Stander is exactly the type of player the Lions will need when they take on New Zealand.
Jamie Heaslip has signed a new contract with Ireland to take him through to the end of the 2019 World Cup.
Wales and Ireland dominate our team of the week, but there is room for a rampaging No 8 from the Under 20 Six Nations.
Will Greenwood, Scott Quinnell, Rory Lawson and Alan Quinlan pick out their individual Lions XVs based on the Six Nations.
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