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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# England

Last year
# talking point
England tried to destroy Beckham, now United fans must stand by Maguire
Hearing Old Trafford back their captain could also be the catalyst for a turning point in what has been a disastrous 10-month spell in his club career,
# House Of Commons
British MPs vote to continue at-home abortion services in England
MPs supported retaining the service by 215 votes to 188, following a free vote.
# Court
Teenager jailed for racist abuse of Marcus Rashford after Euro 2020 final
Justin Lee Price was sentenced to six weeks in prison.
# contrast
Shaw feels 'wanted' by England as he opens up on United struggles
“When I come here it is about enjoyment and playing games with a smile on my face. Here, when I come here, I always do that.”
# Trés Bien
Ireland have to settle for second as France claim glorious Grand Slam
France have won their first title since 2010 after beating England in Paris.
# Support
'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton
Ireland notched a bonus-point win to secure the Triple Crown in Dublin.
# Super Saturday
Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown
Andy Farrell’s men will also be hoping for a favour from England in Paris.
# Grand Chelem
Penaud returns as France name side for Grand Slam shot against England
Romain Taofifénua is also back from Covid-19 for the clash at Stade de France.
# head injury
Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan
The Ireland captain believes that 20-year-old lock Joe McCarthy has strong potential.
# the lowe down
'Our captain is 40, Pete is in his late 30s... there’s no need to be panicky'
James Lowe was impressive for Ireland in their win away against England.
Scotland call up Cummings and Brown for Ireland match
Star winger Damian Penad is back for France.
# Influence
'He was immense' - Hugo Keenan shines again for Ireland in Twickenham win
The 25-year-old continues to grow as a force in Test rugby.
# Silverware
Ireland finish strong in Twickenham to tee up Triple Crown shot against Scots
Andy Farrell’s men have a fine chance to finish this Six Nations with four wins out of five games.
# Discipline
Eddie Jones disappointed Ireland didn't get yellow card for scrum penalties
The England boss believes his team’s defeat was ‘a foundational game’ for them.
# mental skills
Johnny Sexton: 'Two years ago, we would have lost that game'
Andy Farrell said he was ‘over the moon’ with Ireland’s bonus-point win.
# Realist
Conan: 'We made some silly mistakes but we're in a good position ahead of the final round'
Ireland left it late but sealed the deal with a last quarter charge in Twickenham today.
# Drama
Ireland finish over the top of 14-man England with bonus-point win in London
It was edge-of-the-seat stuff at times as the English scrum dominated Ireland’s pack.
England versus Ireland, Six Nations championship
Ireland won with a bonus-point victory at Twickenham this afternoon against 14-man England.
# Showdown
Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat
England have the defensive tools to cause Andy Farrell’s side big problems.
# ill
Itoje emerges as a doubt for England's Six Nations battle with Ireland
The imposing lock was unwell overnight and missed England’s captain’s run today.
# front row union
'Cian has an x-factor to his game too... He is a massive handful'
The 34-year-old gets his first Ireland start in 12 months tomorrow against England.
# Fighting Talk
'We play with a physicality that Ireland haven’t seen before' - Eddie Jones
The England boss pointed out that Andy Farrell’s men haven’t faced South Africa since 2017.
# Team news
Ireland U20s make two changes ahead of England showdown
Ireland travel to face England on Saturday night.
# Selection
'Pete's in good form... he's a good emotional leader for us as well'
Andy Farrell believes O’Mahony is getting better, while the Cork man is loving life with Ireland.
# Mind Games
Eddie Jones dubs Ireland 'red-hot favourites' after visit to coffee shop
Meanwhile, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell pointed out that ‘praise makes you weak’
# eight
Simmonds starts for England as Dombrandt makes bench for Ireland game
Jamie George and Joe Marchant have also come into Eddie Jones’ starting XV.
# Team news
Farrell makes six changes for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England
Johnny Sexton, Hugo Keenan, Andrew Conway, Bundee Aki, Cian Healy, and James Ryan all start.
# Linespeed
Doris and the Irish pack keen to be 'ahead of the game' against Itoje and co.
The variety from Ireland’s forwards will be as important as ever.
# Cull
Change on the menu at breakfast club after England’s 2021 defeat to Ireland – Ewels
Eddie Jones left his squad in no doubt during a brutal meeting following the humiliating 32-18 mauling in Dublin.
# Alan Sheehan
Irish first-team coach praises Luton squad after they move into Championship top six
Athlone native Alan Sheehan saw Luton win 1-0 at Coventry last night.
# Loosehead
Marler excited for 'nice clean bar brawl' with Ireland and their truffle pig farmer
The 31-year-old is full of admiration for Tadhg Furlong’s qualities.
# 10s
England's Smith set for big test opposite 'outstanding operator' Sexton
Eddie Jones said the Leinster man is “a durable guy.”
# big week
'Ireland are the favourites. They're the most cohesive side in the world' - Jones
Eddie Jones said his England team aren’t intimidated by anyone.
# Update
Loughman called up by Ireland as Henderson returns for England game
Jordan Larmour has been ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations with injury.
Tuilagi left out of England training camp ahead of Ireland match
England play Ireland in Twickenham on 12 March.
# Job Done
Eddie Jones' England cling on against Wales to stay in the Six Nations hunt
The Welsh made a game of it in the second half but England just about held on.
# Selections
Six Nations: Manu Tuilagi returns for England as Wales drop Louis Rees-Zammit
Tuilagi will make his first Guinness Six Nations start in almost two years.
# it's coming (to a new) home
England to play two Nations League matches at Molineux
The first of the two fixtures will take place behind closed doors.
# into the lionesses' den
England manager backs home Euros this summer to be biggest yet
The Republic of Ireland will not feature, having fallen short in their qualification bid.
# Crystal Ball Gazing
'No doubt' Rice can be England captain in the future - Moyes
The West Ham boys wants Rice to learn from his peers in the England squad.