• Wales' Justin Tipuric, centre, is tackled by Ireland's CJ Stander, right, and Jamie Heaslip during their 2016 Six Nations rugby match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Sunday Feb. 7, 2016. (Brian Lawless / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

    Ireland, Wales draw 16-16 in Dublin in Six Nations opener

    DUBLIN (AP) — The boot of Jonathan Sexton came to the rescue as Ireland drew 16-16 with Wales in a Six Nations contest Sunday that featured dogged defense, pinpoint kicking and dollops of disappointment for both sides.

  • A French riot police officer stands guard at the entrance of the Stade de France prior to the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy, in Saint Denis, north of Paris, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Despite a marked increase in security checks, there was a calm and relaxed atmosphere outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday. It was the first event held at the national stadium since the deadly attacks that struck Paris of Nov. 13, when 130 people died and hundreds more were injured. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Heavy security around Stade de France 3 months after attacks

    PARIS (AP) — Despite a marked increase in security checks, a calm and relaxed atmosphere prevailed outside Stade de France as fans arrived for the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy on Saturday.