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# twickenham - Monday 6 July, 2015

England’s jersey for a World Cup on home soil comes with no frills Kit

England’s jersey for a World Cup on home soil comes with no frills

The second strip is an eye-catching red.

# twickenham - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Brad Thorn’s career ended in the sin bin but at least he scored a try

The Barbarians were shockingly poor against England at Twickenham this afternoon.

# twickenham - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Clermont ready to topple mighty Toulon and the weight of history

Toulon can make themselves European rugby royalty by sealing a third successive European crown.

# twickenham - Friday 1 May, 2015

Toulon drop Michalak as Clermont restore Morgan Parra for Champions Cup showdown

Both coaches have made two unforced changes to the line-ups hat started the semis.

# twickenham - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Those free tickets for the Champions Cup final? That was a mistake, apparently

There could be as many as 30,000 empty seats in Twickenham on Saturday.

# twickenham - Monday 20 April, 2015

Which French giant do you think will win the first Champions Cup? London Calling This post contains a poll

Which French giant do you think will win the first Champions Cup?

It will be Clermont’s second European final, can they finally claim the title?

# twickenham - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Devin Toner: ‘We’ve grown as a squad since Twickenham loss last year’

The second-row was involved in last season’s 13-10 defeat to England.

# twickenham - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Five days to forget in Ireland’s Six Nations rivalry with England

A not-so-happy look back at some of the days when England outgunned Ireland in the Six Nations.

# twickenham - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Ireland’s 5 best days against England in the Six Nations

A look back at some of the great Irish rugby moments from recent and not-so-recent times.

# twickenham - Monday 23 February, 2015

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Family dog killed after Nutella jar sparks house fire

London Fire Brigade warn: “It’s worth checking your window ledges are clear of any glass or crystal that might lead to potentially life changing blaze.”

# twickenham - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Chelsea enquire about Twickenham move

The RFU have confirmed the Blues have been in contact.

# twickenham - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Donncha O’Callaghan and Joe Rokocoko teaming up to bring down England

The Munster lock will make his BaaBaas debut on Sunday at Twickenham.

# twickenham - Monday 26 May, 2014

Donncha O’Callaghan will play for the Barbarians against England on Sunday

Ulster’s Roger Wilson is also included in a squad that has the potential to create magic in Twickenham.

# twickenham - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Saracens’ name on the Heineken Cup? Ashton breaks record as Clermont crumble Chokes And Tackles This post contains videos

Saracens’ name on the Heineken Cup? Ashton breaks record as Clermont crumble

The England winger surpassed the record for tournament tries and referee Nigel Owens made his mark.

Chris Ashton hoping to eclipse Heineken Cup try-scoring record against Clermont Ash Splash This post contains videos

Chris Ashton hoping to eclipse Heineken Cup try-scoring record against Clermont

The Saracens winger is one try off equalling a long-standing European Cup record.

# twickenham - Friday 25 April, 2014

Five things to watch out for when Saracens host Clermont

With no Irish team involved in this weekend’s first Heineken Cup semi-final, you can just sit back and enjoy it.

# twickenham - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Barbarians announce star-studded cast for June encounter with England XV

The free-running invitational side have nailed down several big names for their clash at Twickenham.

# twickenham - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

An oral history: Ireland’s famous win over world champions England, a decade ago

We caught up with some of the people closest to the action on a day that Irish rugby was finally convinced they could take on the best in the world.

# twickenham - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Nora Stapleton column: England’s experience was the ultimate difference

The Ireland out-half reflects on last weekend’s defeat in Twickenham, but also looks forward to facing Italy.

# twickenham - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Ireland’s creaking midfield duo left legless ahead of last waltz

Brian O’Driscoll is being targeted by a host of young pretenders while Gordon D’Arcy is all endeavour but no zest.

5 things we learned from Ireland’s loss to England in Twickenham

The power of the scrum, kicking failure and England’s counter-attacking surprise all feature.

Cantwell numb after Twickenham defeat but Six Nations is ‘within our reach’

The outside centre underlined that Phillip Doyle’s side remain focused on winning the championship.

‘What’s the point in biting each other’s heads off?’ – Ireland’s Jordi Murphy

The Leinster back row made his debut in the Twickenham disappointment.

Positive sheen of England slugfest wears off fast for ‘gutted’ Schmidt

Ireland’s head coach was an odd combination of annoyed and enthused after a mixed bag of a day in London.

# twickenham - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Six things we learned from this weekend’s Six Nations action

We pick the bones out of a weekend that ended in disappointment for Ireland.

How the Irish players rated after their narrow loss to England

There were some heroic showings for Joe Schmidt’s men at Twickenham but a lot of missed tackles.

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Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider

The 22-year-old Scot held his nerve to settle a topsy-turvy clash.

‘It was tough, and I had the scars to prove it’: Steed looks back on Ireland Women’s last trip to Twickenham

A lot has changed in 10 years, today Ireland’s Women will be targeting a trophy inside the imposing stadium.

# twickenham - Friday 21 February, 2014

‘As a man he’s exceptional’ – England forwards coach Rowntree on Brian O’Driscoll

The former Leicester Tiger also highlighted Paul O’Connell’s ‘aura’ ahead of the Twickenham showdown.

Twickers Trips: 6 recent Ireland England clashes to remember

Time for Irish rugby fans to take a journey down memory lane before tomorrow’s game.

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Twickenham selfie! Ireland’s women get set for England challenge

The calm before the storm…

‘There’s got to come a time where it’s about now’ – Martin Corry on England

The former English captain has belief in Stuart Lancaster and his coaches, but says it’s time for results rather than development.

# twickenham - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Ireland have a plan to cope with Billy Vunipola, but expect ‘something special’ on Murphy debut

The Saracens number eight will attract some extra attention from Irish defenders this Saturday.

Jordi Murphy in line for Ireland debut, but Schmidt sticks with unchanged starting XV

Brian O’Driscoll has been passed fit to face England for the final time this Saturday.

Nora Stapleton column: We will look to outplay this big English team

The Ireland out-half says she and her teammates are ‘trying to do our country proud’ as they aim for a Triple Crown.

# twickenham - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

‘Devin Toner lives in the same village as me, there must be something in the water’

Ireland Women’s second-row Marie Louise Reilly tells that the Grand Slam winners are ready to prove a point against England.

No talk of rap battles this year as Ireland prepare for battle at Twickenham

The mood in the Ireland camp is not as jocular as 2013 but that is no bad thing.

# twickenham - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Andy Farrell: BOD’s ‘special skills’ could turn the game for Ireland

The England assistant coach is familiar with BOD from the Lions tour.

Conor Murray: England capable of cutting loose with ‘dangerous’ Danny Care pulling strings

The Ireland scrum-half believes the Harlequins player must be watched like a hawk on Saturday.

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