Craig Joubert’s real mistake, and the tale of Jim Joyce and Armando Galarraga

Many times it's not about the mistake, it's how you deal with it.

Scottish Horror, Expansive Italians and the curious tale of Peter O’Mahony

A look back at some more of the weekend's Six Nations points of note, including the continuation of a strange statistical streak

Ireland vs Wales: Kicking Kings

A look at the numbers from Ireland vs Wales, and ahead to Twickenham, for the Irish Examiner

Six Nations Stats – Week 1

A dance through the stats from last weekend's Six Nations rugby for the Irish Examiner

Final Weekend of the Six Nations

France need to score 52 points against Scotland to avoid being the lowest-scoring French team ever in the Six Nations. I look at some good and bad points for each team going into the final weekend.

Inexperience and Risk

On Sunday against Scotland Paddy Jackson will become Ireland's youngest test fly-half since Paul Dean in 1981. A look at Jackson's youth and the inexperience of his fellow debutante, Luke Marshall.

Six Nations Week 2: English discipline and lazy thinking about the French

Only six tries over the weekend with some dour matches. But the English gameplan was worth admiring. Less so the lazy commentary about the French.

Some Days The Try Gods Are Smiling

The opening weekend of the 2013 Six Nations was brim-full of points, tries and excitement. A big shock, a near-comeback, and the Scots kicking the ball. A lot. I have a quick skip through the numbers:

The Autumn Leaders

As the Six Nations rolls around once again, a look at some of the standout performers from the Autumn Internationals. Can they keep it up?