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England ruined Ireland's St Patrick's Day party by inflicting a 30-9 thrashing of their guests at a rain-soaked Twickenham. In a scrappy encounter in which there were numerous handling errors,…

Manu Tuilagi

It's helpful, when unsure which way a match will go, to conduct a man-for-man comparison and see what a composite XV would look like. Adopting this method, the only Englishman…

Martin Corry

Ireland may hold the Millennium Trophy – but the Stuart Mangan Memorial Cup is in English hands following their victory in Dublin last year. The trophy, awarded to the winners…

david strettle england

David Strettle has recovered from a sternum injury to reclaim his place on the wing, in England’s only change to the starting XV who will take on Ireland on Saturday.…

Merchant returns for title decider

England Women welcome back flying winger Katherine Merchant to the starting line-up as the reigning Six Nations champions look to secure a record seventh successive crown this Saturday, and a…

Rory Best is heading for a landmark

RORY BEST will become Ireland’s most capped hooker when he leads his nation out at Twickenham on Saturday. He will be making his 59th Test appearance, overhauling Keith Wood’s milestone…

Phil Dowson made a brave try-saving tackle

BEFORE THE satisfaction should come the analysis. England scored three fantastic tries away in Paris, showing the attacking flair that the squad have always felt was within them, but which…

Ben Morgan

England outscored France three tries to one, but didn’t make life easy for themselves. Manu Tuilagi and Ben Foden touched down early in the first half, but it was Tom…

Chris Ashton

PARIS IN the springtime (well nearly). That’s the venue for this weekend’s RBS 6 Nations tie between France and England – the first time the two sides have met since…