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Rugby: England's Six Nations finish 'unacceptable'

Rugby: England's Six Nations finish 'unacceptable'

England's fourth successive Six Nations runners-up finish is unacceptable but Stuart Lancaster's side can still triumph at the World Cup on home soil, Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie said.

Rugby: England hammer France, in vain

Rugby: England hammer France, in vain

England won an extraordinary battle but agonisingly lost the war as they beat France by a record 55-35 in an extraodrinary Six Nations finale but came up short of the 26-point victory they needed to deny Ireland a second successive title.

Rugby: Ireland down Scots to claim Six Nations crown

Rugby: Ireland down Scots to claim Six Nations crown

Ireland ruthlessly wore down Scotland in a commanding 40-10 victory at Murrayfield to win the Six Nations title on points difference from England.

Rugby: Wales demolish Italy, miss out on title

Rugby: Wales demolish Italy, miss out on title

Wales ran in seven second-half tries to demolish Italy 61-20 before Ireland's 40-10 victory over Scotland ended Welsh Six Nations title hopes.

Rugby: Wallabies fall to 6th in world rankings

Rugby: Wallabies fall to 6th in world rankings

Rankings matter little when preparing for a World Cup, but Australia falling to No 6 in the latest world rugby rankings is just another small reminder of the huge task facing the Wallabies this year.

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