# ireland-rugby - Today’s News
Hold on tight, folks. There’s a whole lot of baggage that goes along with this rivalry.
Here’s how the Championship’s remaining unbeaten sides are shaping up for the big one on Sunday.
Here’s Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt explaining some tight selection calls.
There’s no change at 23, while Jordi Murphy starts his second game of the championship.
Here’s the starting team and replacements to face England on Sunday afternoon.
Stuart Lancaster has kept the changes in his back three.
The legendary hooker is finding it difficult to pick out a winner for Sunday’s clash with England.
They’re the hottest tickets in town this week.
It’s Ireland v England but it’s also Sexton v Ford.
# ireland-rugby - Yesterday’s News
We identify what makes England’s outside centre such a dangerous attacker.
The vice captain’s back injury has paved the way for the 23-year-old to make his third Test start.
A not-so-happy look back at some of the days when England outgunned Ireland in the Six Nations.
The wing says the Saracens fullback has ‘some of the best footwork I’ve ever seen’.
# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
The French player took to social media to say sorry for injuring the Ireland and Leinster star.
Our man says Ireland aren’t taking risks, but rugby clearly doesn’t reward risk takers anymore.
Alex Goode is set to start at full-back in his place.
Paul Wallace thinks a lot is resting on how Sexton performs against England.
The Munster captain says Joe Schmidt’s side are not happy with their performances in his championship so far.
# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 24 February, 2015
The rampaging flanker played a key role in one of Ireland’s greatest victories.
We’ll also have news on additions to the Ireland rugby squad.
Deon von Blommestein has been drafted in after the attack on Shaun Veldsman.
Munster’s Billy Holland and Roger Wilson have joined up with Joe Schmidt’s group this week.
And it feels like just yesterday.
A new video charts Sexton’s progress through the eyes of Ronan O’Gara, Billy Keane and others.
# ireland-rugby - Monday 23 February, 2015
Edwards does not look fondly upon the choke tackle.
Ireland out-half scored eight points in Racing’s Top 14 draw against Clermont.
Leinster scrum coach Marco Caputo on the task facing the Irish front row against England on Sunday.
There may now be a change to the team of match officials after Shaun Veldsman was assaulted in Cape Town.
Victory on Sunday would equal an Irish record for consecutive wins.
The Ireland defence coach believes this weekend’s game won’t decide the Championship.
# ireland-rugby - Sunday 22 February, 2015
England are less likely to buckle under pressure with Stuart Lancaster at the helm, according to forward James Haskell.
# ireland-rugby - Saturday 21 February, 2015
The out-half scored eight points before being withdrawn in the second-half.
The scrum-half is continuously working on his kicking.
The New Zealand native tells us about working with Joe Schmidt and playing alongside Robbie Henshaw.
# ireland-rugby - Friday 20 February, 2015
The photo of a despairing Tullow Tank on the sideline didn’t tell the whole story.
The 30-year-old lost his grandmother last week and says the win over France was ‘special’.
What is supposed to be a means of re-starting the game after one team makes a mistake has somehow evolved into an interminable wait, write Whiff of Cordite.
Joe Schmidt has a lot of back row options for the England game – Sean O’Brien at eight is one of them.
# ireland-rugby - Thursday 19 February, 2015
For you, Pascal, the tournament is over.
Johnny Sexton will be fending off cleaving tackles from the likes of Fritz Lee on Saturday.