Ireland v England

Date:

Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)

Attendance: 51,700

Ireland v England Match Reports

Ireland denied England a Grand Slam with a 13-9 victory in the final match of the 2017 Six Nations Championship in Dublin. Ireland controlled the first half and led 10-3 at the break thanks to an Iain Henderson try and a Johnny Sexton penalty. Owen Farrell kicked two penalties in a tight second half, but it wasn't enough and England fell short of claiming a second successive Grand Slam. The defeat also brought to an end England's record equalling 18-match winning streak. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Ireland v England - Match Highlights

Ireland v England - Match Stats

Ireland: (10) 13
Try: Henderson (24')
Conversion: Sexton (24')
Penalty: Sexton (11', 63')

England: (3) 9
Penalty: Farrell (18', 51', 67')

Man of the Match: Peter O'Mahony (Ireland)

Ireland v England - Team Line-ups

Ireland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Jack McGrath
  • 2 Rory Best (CAPTAIN)
  • 3 Tadhg Furlong
  • 4 Donnacha Ryan
  • 5 Iain Henderson
  • 6 Peter O'Mahony
  • 7 Sean O'Brien
  • 8 CJ Stander

Backs

  • 9 Kieron Marmion
  • 10 Jonathan Sexton
  • 11 Simon Zebo
  • 12 Robbie Henshaw
  • 13 Garry Ringrose
  • 14 Keith Earls
  • 15 Jared Payne

Replacements

  • 16 Niall Scannell
  • 17 Cian Healy
  • 18 John Ryan
  • 19 Devin Toner
  • 20 Dan Leavy
  • 21 Luke McGrath
  • 22 Paddy Jackson
  • 23 Andrew Conway

England Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Joe Marler
  • 2 Dylan Hartley (CAPTAIN)
  • 3 Dan Cole
  • 4 Joe Launchbury
  • 5 Courtney Lawes
  • 6 Maro Itoje
  • 7 James Haskell
  • 8 Billy Vunipola

Backs

  • 9 Ben Youngs
  • 10 George Ford
  • 11 Elliot Daly
  • 12 Owen Farrell
  • 13 Jonathan Joseph
  • 14 Anthony Watson
  • 15 Mike Brown

Replacements

  • 16 Jamie George
  • 17 Mako Vunipola
  • 18 Kyle Sinckler
  • 19 Tom Wood
  • 20 Nathan Hughes
  • 21 Danny Care
  • 22 Ben Te'o
  • 23 Jack Nowell
 
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