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Matches off: Castleford Tigers, Hunslet, Featherstone Rovers, Halifax and Yorkshire Carnegie games postponed

Sunday match updates

Castleford Tigers v Wigan Warriors (Betfred Super League): Off.

Hunslet v Bradford Bulls (Ladbrokes Challenge Cup): Off.

NW Crusaders v Featherstone Rovers (Challenge Cup): Off.

Halifax v Oldham (Challenge Cup): Off

Yorkshire Carnegie v Ealing Trailfinders (Greene King IPA Championship): Off.

York City Knights Women v Leeds Rhinos Women (pre-season game): Off.

Batley Bulldogs v Leigh Centurions (Challenge Cup): On - pitch being cleared by volunteers.

York City Knights v Swinton Lions (Challenge Cup, at Featherstone): On.

Whitehaven v Dewsbury Rams : On.

Ireland's Rory Best celebrates with the trophy after winning the grand slam.

England 15 Ireland 24: We are still moving forward, insists Jones

Eddie Jones made light of being booed by disgruntled supporters after England’s 24-15 defeat at Twickenham that saw Ireland crowned Grand Slam champions.

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England 15 Ireland 24: Red Rose wilt again as Ireland claim historic Grand Slam

SUDDENLY, St Patrick has a new rival for claiming March 17 all as his own - while Eddie Jones’ England are in all sorts of trouble.

Rotherham hoping to learn from defeat, emotional day for Doncaster

TOP versus bottom might not hold as many fears for Rotherham Titans this afternoon.

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Richard Mayhew

Mayhew wants to derail Ealing

Yorkshire Carnegie captain Richard Mayhew believes his side can upset Ealing Trailfinders’ title bid and then ruffle Bristol, too.

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Richard Mayhew of Carnegie

Yorkshire Carnegie v Ealing: Mayhew keen to upset top two in Championship

Yorkshire Carnegie captain Richard Mayhew believes his side can upset Ealing Trailfinders’ title bid and then ruffle Bristol, too.

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James Haskell.

England v Ireland: Force of history is against us, admits Haskell

James Haskell insists the history of the British Empire means England must accept their status as the most hated team in the NatWest 6 Nations.

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England coach Eddie Jones (left) and Dylan Hartley. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Six Nations: Jones ready for the challenge ahead for England in most testing period

Eddie Jones will enter tomorrow’s critical showdown with Ireland relishing the pressure that accompanies the most challenging spell of his England reign.

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James Lowes.

Lowes and Bowden pen extended deals at Yorkshire Carnegie

Yorkshire Carnegie’s head of rugby operations Chris Gibson believes coaching duo James Lowes and Steve Boden are a “formidable team” after seeing them sign contract extensions for 2018-19 at Emerald Headingley.

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England's Danny Care: Axed against Ireland.

Six Nations: Danny Care dropped as England make changes – plus Ireland news

England have dropped George Ford and moved Owen Farrell to fly-half for their Six Nations game with Ireland at Twickenham.

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England coach Eddie Jones, left, will have his captain Dylan Hartley back in harness for Saturday's game with Ireland at Twickenham (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire).

Hartley and Daly fit to tackle Ireland but Lawes and Hughes facing tour misery

England yesterday received mixed news on the injury front after Dylan Hartley and Elliot Daly were declared fit to face Ireland only for Courtney Lawes and Nathan Hughes to be effectively ruled out of the summer tour to South Africa.

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England head coach Eddie Jones (Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire).

Don Armand brought in as back-up by Eddie Jones as England prepare to tackle Ireland

Don Armand is poised to enter Saturday’s final round of the NatWest Six Nations as No 8 cover for Exeter colleague Sam Simmonds as England come to terms with a back-row injury crisis.

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Sam Wilson of Hull Ionians.

Fox sets Hull Ionians on road to welcome victory but derby joy for Huddersfield and Wharfedale

Hull Ionians gave their hopes of avoiding relegation a boost when they secured a 29-24 five-point victory over Caldy in National One.

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Dylan Hartley and Owen Farrell

Hughes and Lawes will miss showdown

England have suffered a double injury blow after Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes were ruled out of Saturday’s NatWest 6 Nations match against Ireland at Twickenham.

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Warren Gatland

Gatland sees victory as ‘job done’ while rival O’Shea defends Italy

Warren Gatland felt it was “job done” as Wales overpowered Italy to ensure the battle for second spot in the NatWest 6 Nations is in their control on the final weekend.

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Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt

Twickenham will be biggest game of my career says Ireland’s Stander

South Africa-born back-rower CJ Stander has admitted NatWest 6 Nations champions Ireland’s Grand Slam bid against England is now the biggest game of his career.

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Courtney Lawes

Six Nations: Eddie Jones prepares to swing the axe after England’s defeat to France

EDDIE JONES is ready to make changes in response to the alarming power deficit exposed by the surrender of England’s NatWest 6 Nations title to Ireland.

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England's Courtney Lawes shows his dejection after the NatWest Six Nations match in Paris.

France 22 England 16: England surrender Six Nations crown

England surrendered their NatWest 6 Nations title to Ireland with a round to spare after a 22-16 defeat by France completed their worst Championship performance since 2010.

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STARTING POSITION: Wales' George North. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Six Nations - Wales v Italy: No disrespect as North wings in for first start in 12 months

Rob Howley hopes that Wales will see the best of wing George North in tomorrow’s Six Nations clash against Italy.

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Rotherham Titans' Caolan Ryan. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Ealing Trailfinders v Rotherham Titans: Rouse looks for Titans to cause an upset

ROTHERHAM TITANS’ head coach Nic Rouse is under no illusions about the size of the task facing his team at second-placed Ealing Trailfinders today.

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