England v Ireland

Date:

Venue: Twickenham, London

Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)

Attendance: 80,567

England v Ireland Match Reports

England ended an impressive Six Nations campaign with a 30-9 victory over Ireland at Twickenham. The result meant that Stuart Lancaster's men finished the tournament in second position, whilst the Irish finished third. A selection of match reports is listed below:

England v Ireland Match Statistics

England (9) 30
Tries: penalty, Youngs
Conversions: Farrell
Penalties: Farrell 6

Ireland (6) 9
Penalties: Sexton 3

Man of the Match: Ben Morgan (England)

England Team Line up

Backs: 15 Ben Foden, 14 Chris Ashton, 13 Manu Tuilagi, 12 Brad Barritt, 11 David Strettle, 10 Owen Farrell, 9 Lee Dickson

Forwards: 1 Alex Corbisiero, 2 Dylan Hartley, 3 Dan Cole, 4 Mouritz Botha, 5 Geoff Parling, 6 Tom Croft, 7 Chris Robshaw (captain), 8 Ben Morgan

Replacements: 16 Lee Mears, 17 Matt Stevens, 18 Tom Palmer, 19 Phil Dowson, 20 Ben Youngs, 21 Charlie Hodgson, 22 Mike Brown

Ireland Team Line up

Backs: 15 Rob Kearney, 14 Tommy Bowe, 13 Keith Earls, 12 Gordon D'Arcy, 11 Andrew Trimble, 10 Jonathan Sexton, 9 Eoin Reddan

Forwards: 1 Cian Healy, 2 Rory Best (captain), 3 Mike Ross, 4 Donncha O'Callaghan, 5 Donnacha Ryan, 6 Stephen Ferris, 7 Sean O'Brien, 8 Jamie Heaslip

Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Tom Court, 18 Mike McCarthy, 19 Peter O'Mahony, 20 Tomas O'Leary, 21 Ronan O'Gara, 22 Fergus McFadden

 
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