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# twickenham - Monday 26 August, 2019

Schmidt needs to find answers after record hammering by England

The Ireland head coach insists his team are working towards peaking at the World Cup.

# twickenham - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Schmidt: 'I know we can get better than that, I know we have to'

The Ireland head coach admitted his team had come up short in ‘a litany’ of areas.

Ireland crash and burn as England rip Schmidt's men apart in London

Ireland conceded eight tries in a record defeat against the English.

Schmidt's Ireland need to show encouraging signs in Twickenham

After a disappointing Six Nations, this feels like a chance to gain some momentum.

# twickenham - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Courageous Ireland fall short at London 7s after narrow defeat to Fiji

They will now face the All Blacks in the fifth place final after their 19-point win over Canada at Twickenham.

# twickenham - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Ireland beat England at Twickenham again, but can't keep lid on New Zealand

Mick McGrath helped Ireland to a 21-17 win over England in their own back yard.

# twickenham - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier

Uncapped Lansdowne flyer Peter Sullivan and Kerry man Jack Daly will hope to win their first international Sevens caps in Twickenham.

# twickenham - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Barbarians set for historic double-header at Twickenham this summer

The men’s and women’s sides will both face England in London.

# twickenham - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Ireland face 'one of the biggest challenges in women's rugby' at Twickenham

Adam Griggs’ side conclude their two-game November schedule against England this evening.

# twickenham - Friday 23 November, 2018

Pocock pulled from England clash with neck injury after being named in starting line-up

Kurtley Beale and Adam Ashley-Cooper have also been dropped by coaching staff for breaching team protocols.

# twickenham - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Ashton returns against All Blacks for first England start in four years

The Sale wing, who came off the bench against South Africa last week, is named ahead of Jack Nowell.

# twickenham - Friday 2 November, 2018

Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out

The powerful centre has a groin complaint, but is expected to be fit for the Test against New Zealand next week.

# twickenham - Sunday 25 March, 2018

England consider playing home Tests away from Twickenham

The RFU wants to boost the national popularity of rugby union.

# twickenham - Saturday 17 March, 2018

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.

# twickenham - 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.

# twickenham - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'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.

# twickenham - Monday 12 March, 2018

'We can start talking about it now': Murray and Ireland ready to raise performance for Slam bid

Ireland have always maintained they were taking this Championship ‘one game at a time.’ Now that one game carries historical implications.

# twickenham - Saturday 11 November, 2017

England see off Pumas in scrappy opener

Nathan Hughes scored his first Test try and Semesa Rokoduguni also crossed for England.

# twickenham - Thursday 18 May, 2017

'I have no regrets about Stuart Lancaster at all,' says outgoing RFU boss

Currently a senior coach with Leinster, Lancaster was in charge during England’s woeful performance in their home World Cup.

# twickenham - Saturday 11 March, 2017

England seal 18th straight win and back-to-back Six Nations by trouncing Scotland

Vern Cotter’s side were demolished at Twickenham.

# twickenham - Monday 27 February, 2017

O'Shea delighted by England's eventual show of respect as Italy refuse to be taken to the cleaners

“We will dig our way out of this hole by thinking differently..”

# twickenham - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Elliot Daly red doesn't prove costly as England punish the Pumas

Daly was sent off in the fifth minute but England coped manfully, extending their perfect run thanks to a 27-14 win.

# twickenham - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Timani to make first Wallabies start in Argentina clash at Twickenham

Michael Cheika’s side can still finish second in the Rugby Championship if results go their way.

# twickenham - Friday 27 May, 2016

Kiwi back row Harrison handed England debut in post-season Test against Wales

Dan Lydiate will captain Wales in 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.

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