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#Twickenham

# twickenham - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Here’s the try that broke Irish hearts at Twickenham today

Tries from Conor Murray and Anthony Watson had previously given their respective sides hope.

Here’s how we rated Ireland in the loss to England

Who was Ireland’s best player for you?

As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt chased his first win since October.

‘The seats in Twickenham are green so we’ll feel right at home’

Ireland Women out to earn famous victory in London.

‘Itoje is the most impressive young rugby player I’ve seen in a long, long time’

The 21-year-old Saracens lock starts his first Test for England against Ireland today.

# twickenham - Friday 26 February, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: Sexton hits out at media, Liverpool v Man United and all today’s sport

Elsewhere, Gianni Infantino is the new Fifa president and UCD are the 2016 Collingwood Cup champions.

Ahead of tomorrow’s crunch game, Nigel Owens hasn’t enjoyed the best preparation

The well-known rugby official will need to do some early morning shopping on Saturday morning.

# twickenham - Thursday 25 February, 2016

‘Exciting opportunity’ as Schmidt unleashes McCloskey and Henshaw midfield

Robbie Henshaw has served his apprenticeship between Jared Payne and Johnny Sexton, now it’s his turn to control the defence and the 13 jersey.

Three bright prospects set to debut as Ireland take on Six Nations front-runners England

Ireland’s form players in the Pro12 this season, Stuart McCloskey and Josh van der Flier, will start in London.

Two changes to England side for Ireland clash as highly-rated Maro Itoje is handed first start

The other switch sees Joe Marler slotting in at loosehead.

Simon Zebo: ‘If you don’t buy a ticket you can’t win the Lotto’

The Ireland wing says there is no limitation on what Joe Schmidt’s men can do in attack.

# twickenham - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Van der Flier set for Ireland debut with McCloskey ready in midfield

Jared Payne is looking increasingly unlikely to feature against England in Twickenham.

England will be without superb second row Launchbury against Ireland

The injury puts 21-year-old Maro Itoje in line for his first Test start.

# twickenham - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Ryan’s set-piece brain and ‘brute’ Dillane welcome additions for ever-ready Toner

Toner’s durability has made him a permanent fixture in the second row while partners have come and gone.

McCloskey and Marshall standing by as Jared Payne sits out Ireland training

The Kiwi took almost a full part in training on Monday, but was back in the physio room today.

# twickenham - Monday 22 February, 2016

Sexton and Zebo in full training but Ireland will ‘wait and see’ on Payne

Keith Earls is also back in full training ahead of this weekend’s visit to Twickenham.

Schmidt not taking England’s ‘Aussie Rules’ bait ahead of Twickenham clash

The Ireland head coach has seen a shift in tactics from England under Eddie Jones.

# twickenham - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

More NFL in England! Twickenham to host at least three games starting next year

NFL and RFU agree three-year deal to run until 2018.

# twickenham - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Ashley-Cooper’s hat-trick helps Cheika’s Wallabies sink daring Argentina

Michael Cheika’s men outscored the Pumas four tries to nil.

# twickenham - Friday 23 October, 2015

Pocock and Folau fit enough to start for Wallabies’ World Cup semi-final

Scott Sio, Kurtley Beale, and Ben McCalman drop out of the starting XV that scraped past Scotland.

# twickenham - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Letter from London: World Cup moves swiftly on without Schmidt’s Ireland

Murray Kinsella checks in from the English capital as the tournament heads into the semi-finals.

# twickenham - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

This beefy South Africa XV is the next challenge for battered and bruised Wales

JP Pietersen returns to the starting line-up as the ‘Boks continue their 10-day turnaround before the quarter-final.

# twickenham - Saturday 10 October, 2015

As it happened: Australia v Wales, Rugby World Cup

Who will claim top spot in Pool A?

# twickenham - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Battered, bruised, bloodied and humbled: England still stick around to applaud the Wallabies

It’s tradition, it’s protocol. But it’s also the absolute last thing we would want to do in the circumstances.

As it happened: England v Australia, Rugby World Cup

It was do or die for England in the pool of death, and one of their greatest rivals were in town to stick the knife in.

# twickenham - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Relive the superb action from Wales’ magnificent comeback win over England right here Highlights This post contains videos

Relive the superb action from Wales’ magnificent comeback win over England right here

We’re still trying to catch our breaths after a magnificent clash.

# twickenham - Saturday 26 September, 2015

This sublime through ball erased England’s 7-point advantage Wonderful Wales This post contains videos

This sublime through ball erased England’s 7-point advantage

It’s not soccer, but it can still require similar skills.

England captain Robshaw says final penalty call ‘comes down to myself’

England had a late penalty they could have kicked at the posts.

As it happened: England v Wales, Rugby World Cup

We went minute-by-minute for the biggest game of the Rugby World Cup so far… and it didn’t disappoint.

# twickenham - Friday 18 September, 2015

Rapper and royalty open Rugby World Cup as ‘The Bull’ Hayes makes guest appearance

As far as opening ceremonies go, it wasn’t bad.

7 of the most memorable Rugby World Cup moments

Images of Jonny Wilkinson’s extra-time winning drop-goal will live long in the memory of England fans in particular.

# twickenham - Thursday 17 September, 2015

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?

Ireland are the only Home Nations side to have never progressed beyond the World Cup quarter-finals.

# twickenham - Monday 7 September, 2015

Analysis: Ireland’s defence has big improvements to make for World Cup

Joe Schmidt and Les Kiss won’t have been happy with the failings made against the England attack.

# twickenham - Saturday 5 September, 2015

How we rated Ireland on a disappointing day in Twickenham

How we rated Ireland on a disappointing day in Twickenham

It was a game of two halves, but the difference wasn’t stark enough to get Ireland back in the winner’s enclosure.

Ireland suffer Twickenham defeat after dire first half against England

Ireland suffer Twickenham defeat after dire first half against England

Paul O’Connell’s side lost out to a strong effort from the English.

As it happened: England v Ireland, summer international

Ireland are in the home dressing room in Twickenham. This is no ordinary international fixture.

# twickenham - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Open Thread: Who would you pick in Ireland’s starting XV to face England?

Do we hold some big guns in reserve against England or go out and meet fire with fire?

# 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.

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