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# england - Today’s News

'I used to watch the Five Nations and think these places were on a whole different planet'

Joe Schmidt was in reflective form after he added to his exceptional list of honours.

Johnny Sexton revels in Grand Slam glory after 'weird, horrible' build-up week

The 32-year-old out-half found the pre-match days nerve-wracking.

# england - Yesterday’s News

Woodward: 'They looked very tired throughout the Championship. It's caught up with them'

World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward says fatigue played a part in England’s poor Six Nations campaign.

'I was just hoping to play with Leinster A and maybe get a few caps with the senior team'

20-year-old Grand Slam winner Jordan Larmour has far exceeded his hopes for the season.

Keith Earls' tap tackle was one of the moments of Ireland's Grand Slam match

The Ireland wing recovered brilliantly to take down Elliot Daly early in the second half.

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try

The Ireland head coach kept back this play for three years before it worked beautifully to help win a Grand Slam.

The influential Keith Earls finally gets the reward his brilliance deserves

The 30-year-old was outstanding throughout Ireland’s Grand Slam success.

Future is bright as Schmidt's Ireland look towards building on Grand Slam success

The Ireland boss was ‘proud of how some guys got thrown in there and survived.’

# england - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Irish and Six Nations records look easy as Stockdale continually looks to the next step

The 21-year-old has set a new bar for Irish tries in a single season.

'If they had been a bit more injured, it would've been safer in the changing room!'

Ireland’s players soaked up every moment of their Grand Slam success.

England slip to worst finish since 1987 in final Six Nations table

Wales and Scotland claimed narrow wins to edge their way up the standings.

Schmidt seals status as Ireland's greatest ever coach with Grand Slam success

The Ireland head coach’s class told once again as his side delivered a controlled performance.

Ireland make history as Schmidt's men claim glorious Grand Slam in London

Joe Schmidt’s side matched the achievements of 1948 and 2009 in convincing style.

As it happened: England v Ireland, Grand Slam decider

We went minute-by-minute through Ireland’s St Patrick’s Day bid for glory in Twickenham.

Emergence of thrilling next generation a huge Six Nations success for Schmidt

Irish rugby looks like it will be in fine health long after today’s Grand Slam shot.

Ireland's momentum brings belief for their Grand Slam shot in London

An intriguing mental and tactical battle lies ahead against an England team fighting for their lives.

# england - Friday 16 March, 2018

Ireland have no answer to reigning champions as Six Nations campaign ends with third defeat

Adan Griggs’ side fell to England on Friday evening as Ireland’s Six Nations campaign came to a close.

'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!'

Rory Best and the senior players have an important role to play with Ireland’s young guns.

'He's apologised and Eddie's been Eddie... there's been no change in his demeanour'

England have been more focused on fixing their breakdown problems than the high-profile build-up.

# england - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Henderson handed starting role as Ireland chase Grand Slam in Twickenham

Rob Kearney and Peter O’Mahony are cleared to play despite sitting out training early this week.

Stockdale ready to follow in Bowe's footsteps and make Grand Slam history

The 21-year-old seems to be breaking records every weekend for Ireland.

# england - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

CJ Stander: 'I felt inside I wanted to flip the table and dance on it'

Ireland’s Six Nations title is the Munster man’s first title success at senior level.

'We were trying to get him to sing 'Joxer Goes To Twickenham' but he couldn’t pull it off!'

Ireland aren’t getting distracted with a Grand Slam on the line in London this weekend.

O'Mahony misses training but Ireland say he 'will be fit and ready'

The blindside flanker was replaced in the 55th minute of last weekend’s win over Scotland.

# england - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

From Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT Diplomatic Tensions

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

Ankle keeps Kearney out of Ireland session, but Healy and Sexton in full training

Cian Healy and Johnny Sexton got through their respective extra work in the scrum and goal-kicking on top of the field session.

'A week you dream of': Watching on as an U20 in '09, Conor Murray is ready to fulfill Grand ambition

The scrum-half watched Rory Best and Rob Kearney from a safe distance as they won a Grand Slam nine years ago, this weekend he intends to help them do it again.

# england - Monday 12 March, 2018

Daly a doubt for England as Jones banks 'painful' lessons before facing Ireland

Dylan Hartley looks set to return as he returned to running today.

Ireland move up to second in World Rugby rankings after win over Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men benefited from their win over Scotland and England’s defeat in Paris.

Ireland say Cian Healy suffered 'a stinger-like injury' but will train fully this week

The loosehead prop was treated on the pitch during Ireland’s win over Scotland.

'The opportunity that exists is really precious' - Schmidt set for Grand Slam shot

There are battered bodies in Ireland’s squad but no one will be letting up this week.

# england - Sunday 11 March, 2018

England lose two forwards for Twickenham showdown with Ireland

Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes have been ruled out of Saturday’s round five clash.

Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality

The Kiwi is arguably Ireland’s greatest ever head coach.

# england - Saturday 10 March, 2018

England's title defence falls short as Jones' men slump to defeat in Paris

England suffered a second Six Nations defeat for the first time in eight years as France outfought them on home soil.

# england - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

England pair ruled out and captain Hartley doubtful for Six Nations clash with France

Wing Jack Nowell and openside Sam Underhill won’t feature in the penultimate game at the Stade de France this weekend.

From Woman found dead in London, husband and children found dead in Sussex England

Woman found dead in London, husband and children found dead in Sussex

A murder investigation has been launched.

# england - Monday 5 March, 2018

'It's part of the job': Eddie Jones keen to put abuse behind him

The England coach wants the attention to turn to his side’s clash with France at the weekend.

# england - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Jones rejects Woodward criticism over Hartley rotation

The former England coach said his heart sank when the hooker was withdrawn against Scotland.

# england - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Daly returns to England squad ahead of crunch France clash

England have received a boost with Elliot Daly, Sam Simmonds and Kyle Sinckler all in the squad to prepare for the clash with France.

# england - Friday 2 March, 2018

From Englishman who took hostages at bowling alley jailed for 12 years Nuneaton

Englishman who took hostages at bowling alley jailed for 12 years

David Clarke believed his ex-partner was on the premises.

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