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# england-rugby - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Absorbing Six Nations throws up selection headaches in Gatland's Lions XV

Former Ireland centre Lynne Cantwell and The42′s Murray Kinsella picked their Lions XVs.

# england-rugby - Monday 20 March, 2017

Analysis: Ireland's winning try against England comes from fitting source

The Irish lineout and maul were superb in victory over Eddie Jones’ side.

# england-rugby - Saturday 18 March, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v England, Six Nations

We were at the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side finished their campaign against history-chasing England.

Schmidt's Ireland focused on delivering big performance to end Six Nations on a high

It’s not the Grand Slam finale we all wanted, but there is still plenty on the line for Ireland as they host England at the Aviva Stadium later.

# england-rugby - Friday 17 March, 2017

'We've focused on how to beat England, not on the reasons why we'll beat them'

Rory Best has urged his side to execute the basics tomorrow.

'I feel pressure every game I play for Ireland because I put pressure on myself'

Johnny Sexton will be without his regular halfback partner against England tomorrow.

Murray blow adds to demanding task for Schmidt's Ireland in Dublin

Joe Schmidt was forced into late changes ahead of tomorrow’s clash with England.

# england-rugby - Thursday 16 March, 2017

QUIZ: Get 10/10 in our final Ireland v England quiz and win tickets for Saturday

You’ll need a perfect score to get the third and final clue.

June Tests moved to July as World Rugby shakes up global calendar

The organisation have also moved the November window forward one week so it now takes in the first three weeks of the month.

QUIZ: Get 10/10 in this Ireland v England 00s quiz and win tickets for Saturday

You’ll need a perfect score to get your second clue.

QUIZ: Get 10/10 in this Ireland v England 90s quiz and win tickets for Saturday

You’ll need a perfect score to get your first clue.

Zebo frustrated by Ireland's inability to exploit space out wide

The Munster man says it’s difficult for him to be a playmaker from the wing.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'Andy will do his job and Owen will do his' - Father and son meet in Dublin

The Ireland defence coach will have to negate the threat of England’s centre this weekend.

Schmidt's Ireland aspire to emulate England and All Black feats

Eddie Jones’ men are looking for a 19th consecutive win in Dublin this weekend.

# england-rugby - Monday 13 March, 2017

Schmidt's attention turns to halting England's Grand Slam bid after Cardiff defeat

‘I really feel we were incredibly close and I know 22-9 does not look like that.’

# england-rugby - Friday 10 March, 2017

Ruff morning as Farrell sits out England captain's run with 'dog' injury

Centre’s fitness looks set to be a game-time decision.

# england-rugby - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Billy Vunipola named on the bench as England get set for Scotland clash

Meanwhile, Hamish Watson has returned to the Scotland back row.

# england-rugby - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Boost for England as Billy Vunipola set for return to club action this weekend

The number eight could well feature against Ireland in this year’s Six Nations after all.

# england-rugby - Friday 24 February, 2017

'I've heard it said by a few English players that some of them felt uneasy before kick-off'

Denis Leamy on ‘getting into the guts’ of Jonny Wilkinson and a ‘perfect day’ in 2007.

'In the changing room you see the guys' eyes welling up - sometimes it's the unspoken stuff'

Isaac Boss has special memories of facing England at Croke Park in 2007.

Ben Te'o starts for England as Jonathan Joseph drops from squad

George Ford and Danny Care are named in the half-backs as Eddie Jones makes four changes.

# england-rugby - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'We had to win, and it brought horrendous pressure': Eddie O'Sullivan's memories of Croke Park 07 10 Years On This post contains videos

'We had to win, and it brought horrendous pressure': Eddie O'Sullivan's memories of Croke Park 07

Ten years on from England’s visit to Croke Park, the former Ireland head coach sits down with Murray Kinsella to relive the historic game.

‘It was sport and politics colliding’ – Behind the camera lens on that historic day in Croke Park

Inpho photographer Morgan Treacy chats to The42 about the momentous Ireland-England 2007 clash.

# england-rugby - Monday 20 February, 2017

'It was a spectacular day for the GAA, for sport in this country and for Ireland in general'

Then GAA President Nickey Brennan looks back at a seminal day for Irish sport.

# england-rugby - Thursday 16 February, 2017

You're the analyst: What were the keys to this Wales try against England?

Tell us what went right and wrong for this try in last weekend’s Six Nations action.

# england-rugby - Monday 13 February, 2017

Eddie Jones reveals Jose Mourinho's fitness guru has helped England's unbeaten run

The rugby coach has borrowed tactical periodisation from football and it’s working a treat.

# england-rugby - Friday 10 February, 2017

Wales sweating on fitness of North and Biggar for Cardiff clash with England

The pair remain injury doubts for tomorrow’s game despite being named in the starting XV.

# england-rugby - Thursday 9 February, 2017

England and Wales both make two changes ahead of Saturday's clash in Cardiff

Eddie Jones’ side are hoping to extend their winning run to 16 matches.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Can you recognise these players from the amateur rugby era?

We remember the good old days of ludicrously oversized jerseys.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

England captain Hartley working on tackle technique after hit on O'Brien

The Northampton hooker feels his red card and ban were down to technical shortcomings.

Bruised Eddie Jones retains Dylan Hartley as captain for Six Nations

The hooker’s six-week ban ended at the weekend.

# england-rugby - Friday 20 January, 2017

3 uncapped players for England but some familiar faces return for Six Nations

Mike Williams, Nathan Catt and Alex Lozowski could all make their Test debut this season.

# england-rugby - Monday 9 January, 2017

'It was an outstanding 35 seconds': Haskell's long-awaited return short-lived after head collision

The England flanker had been out for seven months after reconstructive surgery.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Tuilagi's Six Nations and Lions hopes ruined by season-ending knee injury

Leicester Tigers will be without one of their key men for the remainder of the campaign.

# england-rugby - Monday 12 December, 2016

James Haskell releases video to deny claims he has died of steroid overdose Bizarre This post contains videos

James Haskell releases video to deny claims he has died of steroid overdose

“I’m not dead and for those of you who wish I was dead, better luck next time.”

# england-rugby - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best

England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.

Joseph on the double as England down Australia to complete unbeaten year

Eddie Jones’ side were too strong for the Wallabies at Twickenham.

# england-rugby - Monday 28 November, 2016

Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones have already started their war of words

Jones’ behaviour damaging his legacy in Oz, warns Cheika.

# england-rugby - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Rokoduguni on the double as England extend winning run with demolition of Fiji

Eddie Jones’ side ran out 58-15 winners this afternoon.

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