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Dublin: 6°C Thursday 26 November 2020


# england - Today’s News

George Ford back in England team for Wales clash

The out-half made his comeback from an Achilles injury as a replacement in last weekend’s win over Ireland.

# england - Yesterday’s News

Easterby and Ireland set about fixing their lineout and maul problems

Missed lineouts and missed maul chances were the story of the day at Twickenham last weekend.

# england - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

From Darwin manuscripts reported stolen from university library two decades after they were last seen Cambridge University

Darwin manuscripts reported stolen from university library two decades after they were last seen

Police have launched an investigation and notified Interpol.

Stockdale hoping for return to Ireland XV after first replacement outing

The 24-year-old scored off the bench against England last weekend.

# england - Monday 23 November, 2020

Fans set to return to sports stadiums in England from December

Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed into grounds in low-risk areas.

Ireland's new-look combinations learn about top-level Test rugby in Twickenham

The inexperienced halfback pairing didn’t get anything like an armchair ride.

'Maybe I’m just protecting my teammates but I thought it was a lot better'

Conor Murray feels Ireland closed the gap on England despite a fourth consecutive defeat.

# england - Sunday 22 November, 2020

'We're in nursery school, Liverpool are doing their PhD at Oxford University'

England boss Eddie Jones explained how the Premier League club has inspired them.

Ireland's malfunctioning lineout deeply damaging in Twickenham defeat

The Irish lineout and maul struggled against Maro Itoje and the English pack.

Chris Farrell: 'We have to be way more accurate in everything we do'

Ireland centre sees positives in Ireland’s display – but admits they have a gap to close on England.

England are a better team than Ireland and more work is needed to close the gap

Andy Farrell and his coaches must remedy the lineout and breakdown issues that hurt them yesterday.

# england - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Eddie Jones: 'We imposed ourselves on Ireland, dominated them'

England coach says his team were simply too strong for Ireland today.

'We have what it takes to turn England over and put them to the sword'

Despite losing yet again to England, Iain Henderson believes Ireland can end that run at the Aviva in next year’s Six Nations.

Farrell hails Ireland's character and points to 'priceless' lessons against England

The Ireland head coach was positive about his team’s performance in defeat at Twickenham.

England smother the life out of Farrell's Ireland in dominant win at Twickenham

A late Jacob Stockdale try put some gloss on the scoreline but Ireland were a clear second best.

'His arrival into Irish rugby was like Lomu's impact at the '95 World Cup'

Remembering a famous win over England, seeing Brian O’Driscoll emerge as a star, Paddy Johns was a shining light in Irish rugby’s darkest decade.

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham

James Ryan captains Andy Farrell’s side on what feels like a very important occasion for this squad.

# england - Friday 20 November, 2020

'We think of all our players as being Irish' - Ireland brush off 'United Nations' jibe

Assistant coach Richie Murphy pointed out how well integrated foreign-born players have become in Ireland.

'He’s probably my bodyguard! Have you seen the size of that lad?'

Connacht lock Quinn Roux is aiming to help Ireland win the set-piece battle against England.

# england - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Eddie Jones dubs Ireland 'the United Nations of rugby'

The controversial England coach has also had a pop at Andrew Porter’s scrummaging technique ahead of Saturday’s international.

Eddie Jones questions Ireland's ability to bring 'dominant' display to Twickenham

The English boss has made a point of using Andy Farrell’s own words.

Are Ireland ‘soft’? Do they still belong in the world's elite? Saturday will tell us

Andy Farrell has the easiest team-talk of his career ahead of him at Twickenham. He just needs to remind his players of Rassie Erasmus’ damning words.

This Ireland XV is very different to the one that visited Twickenham in February

Head coach Andy Farrell is looking to learn more about his squad.

# england - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Rice and Foden open their accounts in England's demolition of Iceland

By netting the opener, Declan Rice became the first West Ham United player to score for England in a decade.

'You can only be physical if you know what you're doing'

The Munster back row relishes the competition that has placed him back at blindside and ready to row as a collective against a supercharged English outfit.

'George is looking good' - England out-half Ford fit to face Ireland after Achilles injury

Eddie Jones names his team tomorrow morning.

Byrne at 10 against England with Gibson-Park, Roux and O'Mahony retained

Keith Earls, Bundee Aki and CJ Stander have also come into the starting XV for Twickenham.

Byrne keen to kick on and put bad memories against England behind him

The Leinster out-half is eager to have another crack at Eddie Jones’ side.

# england - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'I reckon I've got a target on my back!' - Lowe loves first taste of Test rugby

The Leinster wing got stuck in against Wales and is now targeting a win in Twickenham.

# england - Monday 16 November, 2020

'I don’t want to be a guy who plays once and then disappears' - Billy Burns

The 26-year-old made his Ireland debut against Wales on Friday night.

Ireland confirm Sexton and Henshaw have been ruled out of the England game

The out-half has a hamstring injury, while the centre picked up an abductor strain.

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New Irish consulate covering north of England to open in Manchester

Ireland already has an embassy in London and consulates general in Edinburgh and Cardiff.

Roux proud to play part for Ireland with family watching on from South Africa

The Connacht lock is hopeful he has done enough to keep his place against England.

Sexton injury allows Ryan first captaincy chance with 'Pete backing him up'

Ireland will be hoping their 35-year-old out-half is fit for this weekend’s visit to Twickenham.

'Ireland v England, it doesn't come any bigger than that. I'd love a crack at it'

Chris Farrell hopes to retain his place but Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw are also in contention.

# england - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Farrell facing some big selection decisions for Ireland's trip to Twickenham

There are conundrums across several areas of the pitch after the win over Wales.

# england - Saturday 14 November, 2020

England warm-up for visit of Farrell's Ireland with six-try win over Georgia

Eddie Jones’ men were dominant on a very wet afternoon at Twickenham

Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton

The captain hopes to be fit for the trip to Twickenham to take on England next weekend.

# england - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Ireland utterly outclassed by England in heavy Wembley defeat

Stephen Kenny’s side were beaten 3-0.

Idah leads line as Kenny names otherwise experienced team for England test

Jack Grealish starts for England, with Declan Rice on the bench.

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