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The Twickenham Win That Sparked A New Chapter For Irish Rugby

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Originally published February 14, 2020 _____ Ireland versus England is one of the most storied rivalries in rugby and while their battles in the modern game have increasingly become championship defining clashes, it is important to remember that this was not always the case. There was once a time that when the two nations squared up against one another in …

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Ireland Embarrass England At Lords After Dream Start

Wow… what a day for Irish cricket. The Ireland cricket team made the short trip across the pond for this morning’s Test match clash with England at the home of cricket, Lords. The scene where Dubliner, Eoin Morgan, captained England to a first-ever World Cup title a little over a week ago. Given the stature of the two competing nations, …

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Jones Highlights Intensity As Key Ingredient In Beating Ireland

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Eddie Jones is refusing to get carried away with England’s performance following a huge win over Ireland in the opening round of the Six Nations Championship. England dominated the reigning champions from start to finish. They were much more aggressive and smarter in their play and have made a huge statement of intent going forward. However big the victory, Jones …

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Watch: Was This The Most Pivotal Moment Of The 2017 Six Nations?

The dust is settling on another momentous Six Nations, where England defended their title but were denied an historic winning streak by Ireland in the final game of the championship. Looking back over the 15 matches played over the last seven weeks, there were many talking points and individual moments of glory that left fans awestruck. CJ Stander’s hat-trick of …

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Eddie Jones Reveals England Will ‘Take It To Another Level’ Against Ireland To Secure Greatness


England head coach Eddie Jones has warned that while he expects Ireland to deliver their best performance of the championship on Saturday, England are ready to take it to another level in order to secure back-to-back Grand Slams. Having already secured the title for the second consecutive year, Jones announced a formidable side to face an Ireland side looking to …

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England Fans React To Eddie Jones’ Team Choice To Face Ireland

England head coach Eddie Jones named his final match day side of the 2017 Six Nations on Thursday and ahead of the potentially historic clash with Ireland in Dublin on Saturday, fans of the Red Rose are uncharacteristically reserved about the team announcement. Jones has made a number changes to the side that decimated Scotland last weekend in Twickenham, with …

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Eddie Jones Names His England Team To Take On Ireland In Historic Six Nations Clash

England head coach Eddie Jones is taking no chances ahead of their final Six Nations match against Ireland by naming an almighty starting XV that will be tasked with making history in Dublin on Saturday. Having already equalled New Zealand’s 18-game winning streak last weekend against Scotland, England now have the opportunity of setting the benchmark to a mark never …

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Eddie Jones Believes England Can Improve for Ireland Clash

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Eddie Jones, the England head coach, faces the media at the media session held at Pennyhill Park on March 13, 2017 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England were awe-inspiring in their demolition of Scotland on Saturday. The team has forever carried a serious threat up front but even that now comes with a grace and skill level not since in a long time. Nathan Hughes made his most positive appearance of the Championship and Billy Vunipola wasted little time in announcing his return, dotting down for a …

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All Black Legend Fires Warning At England Ahead Of Ireland Clash

Legendary New Zealand rugby captain Sean Fitzpatrick has fired a warning at England players and head coach Eddie Jones ahead of their potentially record breaking clash with Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Having already secured the Six Nations title, the Red Rose now has the chance of making history and becoming the first side ever to record 19 consecutive test …

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Clive Woodward Reveals Real Reason For Martin Johnson Red Carpet Incident

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 30: England players line up for their National Anthem during the RBS Six Nations Championship match between Ireland and England at Lansdowne Road in Dublin, Ireland on March 30, 2003. (Photo By Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Ireland-England games are generally tense, feisty affairs at the best of times, but when a grand slam is on the line it generally adds another layer of intensity to what is often a fiery and fervent occasion. Sir Clive Woodward’s 2003 England team were a highly abrasive, confrontational group of players that had steamrolled their way through the first four rounds of the Six …

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Top Five Sporting ‘Mind Games’

Mind games have become a big part of professional sport. Here Maurice Brosnan looks at some of the best psychological battles that have occurred both on and off the field of play. Jose Mourinho recently made a statement about rival club Manchester United’s new signing Luke Shaw. In typical Mourinho fashion, the quote was the cunning dig, aimed at stirring trouble. He …

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