England v Ireland

Date:

Venue: Twickenham, London

Referee: Craig Joubert (SARU)

Attendance: 81,835

England v Ireland Match Reports

England emerged 13-10 victors following a thrilling encounter with Ireland at Twickenham. England's win throws the Six Nations Championship wide open, with four teams now level in terms of outright wins. A selection of match reports is listed below:

England v Ireland - Danny Care's Try

England v Ireland Match Statistics

England 13 (3)
Tries: Care
Conversions: Farrell
Penalties: Farrell (2)

Ireland 10 (0)
Tries: R Kearney
Conversions: Sexton
Penalties: Sexton

Man of the Match: Mike Brown (England)

England v Ireland - Team Line-ups

England Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1. Joe Marler
  • 2. Dylan Hartley
  • 3. David Wilson
  • 4. Joe Launchbury
  • 5. Courtney Lawes
  • 6. Tom Wood
  • 7. Chris Robshaw (Captain)
  • 8. Billy Vunipola

Backs

  • 9. Danny Care
  • 10. Owen Farrell
  • 11. Jonny May
  • 12. Billy Twelvetrees
  • 13. Luther Burrell
  • 14. Jack Nowell
  • 15. Mike Brown

Replacements

  • 16. Tom Youngs
  • 17. Mako Vunipola
  • 18. Henry Thomas
  • 19. Dave Attwood
  • 20. Ben Morgan
  • 21. Lee Dickson
  • 22. George Ford
  • 23. Alex Goode

Ireland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1. Cian Healy
  • 2. Rory Best
  • 3. Mike Ross
  • 4. Devin Toner
  • 5. Paul O'Connell (Captain)
  • 6. Peter O'Mahony
  • 7. Chris Henry
  • 8. Jamie Heaslip

Backs

  • 9. Conor Murray
  • 10. Jonathan Sexton
  • 11. Dave Kearney
  • 12. Gordon D'Arcy
  • 13. Brian O'Driscoll
  • 14. Andrew Trimble
  • 15. Rob Kearney

Replacements

  • 16. Sean Cronin
  • 17. Jack McGrath
  • 18. Martin Moore
  • 19. Iain Henderson
  • 20. Jordi Murphy
  • 21. Isaac Boss
  • 22. Paddy Jackson
  • 23. Fergus McFadden
 

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