Ireland v England

Date:

Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Referee: Craig Joubert (SARU)

Attendance: 51,200

Ireland v England Match Reports

A largely dominant Ireland beat England 19-9 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Man-of-the-match Robbie Henshaw scored the only try of the match for Ireland, whilst Johnny Sexton slotted four penalties and a conversion. Ireland's first win over England since 2011 left them as the only unbeaten team in the championship. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Ireland v England Match Highlights

Ireland v England Match Statistics

Ireland 19 (9)
Tries: Henshaw
Conversions: Sexton
Penalties: Sexton (4)

England 9 (3)
Penalties: Ford (2)
Drop-goals: Ford

Man of the Match: Robbie Henshaw (Ireland)

Ireland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Jack McGrath
  • 2 Rory Best
  • 3 Mike Ross
  • 4 Devin Toner
  • 5 Paul O'Connell (Captain)
  • 6 Peter O'Mahony
  • 7 Sean O'Brien
  • 8 Jordi Murphy

Backs

  • 9 Conor Murray
  • 10 Johnny Sexton
  • 11 Simon Zebo
  • 12 Robbie Henshaw
  • 13 Jared Payne
  • 14 Tommy Bowe
  • 15 Rob Kearney

Replacements

  • 16 Sean Cronin
  • 17 Cian Healy
  • 18 Martin Moore
  • 19 Iain Henderson
  • 20 Tommy O'Donnell
  • 21 Eoin Reddan
  • 22 Ian Madigan
  • 23 Felix Jones

England Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Joe Marler
  • 2 Dylan Hartley
  • 3 Dan Cole
  • 4 David Attwood
  • 5 George Kruis
  • 6 James Haskell
  • 7 Chris Robshaw (Captain)
  • 8 Billy Vunipola

Backs

  • 9 Ben Youngs
  • 10 George Ford
  • 11 Jack Nowell
  • 12 Luther Burrell
  • 13 Jonathan Joseph
  • 14 Anthony Watson
  • 15 Alex Goode

Replacements

  • 16 Tom Youngs
  • 17 Mako Vunipola
  • 18 Henry Thomas
  • 19 Nick Easter
  • 20 Tom Croft
  • 21 Richard Wigglesworth
  • 22 Danny Cipriani
  • 23 Billy Twelvetrees
 
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