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Ireland beat Wales

IRELAND has put a huge dent in Welsh hopes of a record third Six Nations title in a row, with a clinical display in Dublin's Lansdowne Road as they ran out 26-3 winners.

Mowen to Europe

WALLABIES captain Ben Mowen is to quit Australian rugby at the end of the 2014 season.

Mandela's legacy

HE EMERGED into bright winter sunshine, stepped onto the lush field and pulled on a cap.

Read All Blacks best

ALL Blacks No.8 Kieran Read capped a stellar year on Thursday when he won the New Zealand rugby player of the year award.

Wallabies beat Wales

THE Wallabies recovered from conceding a first-minute try and twice falling 10 points behind to record their ninth successive win over Wales with a dramatic 30-26 victory.

Ashley-Cooper upset

LATE owl Adam Ashley-Cooper wasn't drinking excessively but the Wallabies have "made an example of him" by banning him due to his seniority.