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# england - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Score An oral history: Ireland’s famous win over world champions England, a decade ago Twickenham

An oral history: Ireland’s famous win over world champions England, a decade ago

We caught up with some of the people closest to the action on a day that Irish rugby was finally convinced they could take on the best in the world.

From The Score Jonathan Davies returns to Welsh team that includes 12 Lions Midfield Boost

Jonathan Davies returns to Welsh team that includes 12 Lions

Head coach Warren Gatland has restored the Scarlets centre to his side ahead of the trip to Twickenham.

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# england - Monday 3 March, 2014

From The Score Tuilagi back in England squad for big bash against Wales Midfield

Tuilagi back in England squad for big bash against Wales

Marland Yarde has also been handed a recall as the Championship enters its decisive final weeks.

# england - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From The Score ‘If you have to chin someone in training, just to make sure, then you do that’ Leadership

‘If you have to chin someone in training, just to make sure, then you do that’

Former Leicester, England and Lions captain Martin Corry talks us through the concept of leading teams.

# england - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The Score Owen Farrell absolved of wrongdoing by RFU over £440 ticket sale In The Clear

Owen Farrell absolved of wrongdoing by RFU over £440 ticket sale

English rugby’s governing body has underlined that the out-half is a man of ‘utmost integrity.’

# england - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Score Nora Stapleton column: England’s experience was the ultimate difference Column

Nora Stapleton column: England’s experience was the ultimate difference

The Ireland out-half reflects on last weekend’s defeat in Twickenham, but also looks forward to facing Italy.

From The Score Heaslip: ‘You’ve got to learn from your mistakes and fail better’ Positivity

Heaslip: ‘You’ve got to learn from your mistakes and fail better’

The Ireland No. 8 is focusing on positives as Ireland prepare for the closing stages of the Six Nations.

# england - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Score Schmidt laments loss of control in frenetic endgame at Twickenham Clutch

Schmidt laments loss of control in frenetic endgame at Twickenham

‘We lost a bit of shape, maybe tried a bit too hard in that last 10 minutes,” says the head coach.

# england - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Ireland v England match Tunnel Cam

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Ireland v England match

It’s like a really long Vine, in a good way.

From The Score Analysis: Ireland’s decision-making and execution lets them down in Twickenham Analysis

Analysis: Ireland’s decision-making and execution lets them down in Twickenham

Joe Schmidt’s men identified the space in wide channels, but couldn’t convert it into gainline advances.

From The Score England set for friendly in Dublin next year Old Rivalry

England set for friendly in Dublin next year

FAI chief executive John Delaney confirmed that the teams will meet in 2015.

# england - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Score Ligament damage rules Vunipola out for remainder of Six Nations Ready For Ravenhill?

Ligament damage rules Vunipola out for remainder of Six Nations

The Saracens number eight’s new focus will be regaining fitness in time to face Ulster in the Heineken Cup.

From The Score Here’s how the English media reacted to Ireland’s defeat in Twickenham Reaction

Here’s how the English media reacted to Ireland’s defeat in Twickenham

England are building a team capable of becoming No. 1 in the world,’ says Sir Clive Woodward.

From The Score Just one Irishman makes our Six Nations team of the weekend Dream Team

Just one Irishman makes our Six Nations team of the weekend

After another exciting weekend of European international rugby, here’s the XV we felt stood out.

From The Score O’Mahony suffers hamstring strain as O’Driscoll recovers from cramp Injury Update

O’Mahony suffers hamstring strain as O’Driscoll recovers from cramp

The Ireland squad will gather in Belfast for a two-day training camp this week.

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From The Score England captain Robshaw says Six Nations is ‘wide open’ to be won Progress

England captain Robshaw says Six Nations is ‘wide open’ to be won

The Harlequins back row was delighted with how his side closed out the game against Ireland.

# england - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From The Score 5 things we learned from Ireland’s loss to England in Twickenham Talking Points

5 things we learned from Ireland’s loss to England in Twickenham

The power of the scrum, kicking failure and England’s counter-attacking surprise all feature.

From The Score Cantwell numb after Twickenham defeat but Six Nations is ‘within our reach’ Ambition

Cantwell numb after Twickenham defeat but Six Nations is ‘within our reach’

The outside centre underlined that Phillip Doyle’s side remain focused on winning the championship.

From The Score ‘What’s the point in biting each other’s heads off?’ – Ireland’s Jordi Murphy Debutant

‘What’s the point in biting each other’s heads off?’ – Ireland’s Jordi Murphy

The Leinster back row made his debut in the Twickenham disappointment.

From The Score D’Arcy disconsolate, but says ‘no chance Twickenham defeat will derail entire Championship’ Triple Down
From The Score Positive sheen of England slugfest wears off fast for ‘gutted’ Schmidt Reaction

Positive sheen of England slugfest wears off fast for ‘gutted’ Schmidt

Ireland’s head coach was an odd combination of annoyed and enthused after a mixed bag of a day in London.

# england - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The Score England’s cutting edge gives U20s convincing win over Ireland Wolfpuppies

England’s cutting edge gives U20s convincing win over Ireland

Mike Ruddock’s side failed to cross the try-line again while England claimed four at the other end.

From The Score Ireland Women’s winning run comes to an end in Twickenham Double Disappointment

Ireland Women’s winning run comes to an end in Twickenham

Larissa Muldoon’s try gave the defending champions a lead in London, but it proved a brief one.

From The Score Six things we learned from this weekend’s Six Nations action Reaction

Six things we learned from this weekend’s Six Nations action

We pick the bones out of a weekend that ended in disappointment for Ireland.

From The Daily Edge 5 essential phrases for watching rugby while knowing nothing about it Blaggers Guide

5 essential phrases for watching rugby while knowing nothing about it

Memorise these, and never feel stupid again.

From The Score Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider 6 Nations This post contains videos

Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider

The 22-year-old Scot held his nerve to settle a topsy-turvy clash.

From The Score Shane Horgan: where England v Ireland will be won and lost Game Plan

Shane Horgan: where England v Ireland will be won and lost

The former Ireland and Leinster wing gives us insight into how the clash at Twickenham might play out.

From The Score O’Connell leads Ireland’s return to Triple Crown chase Preview

O’Connell leads Ireland’s return to Triple Crown chase

It’s been a while since the Ireland captain held a title that was once common.

# england - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Score ‘As a man he’s exceptional’ – England forwards coach Rowntree on Brian O’Driscoll Icons

‘As a man he’s exceptional’ – England forwards coach Rowntree on Brian O’Driscoll

The former Leicester Tiger also highlighted Paul O’Connell’s ‘aura’ ahead of the Twickenham showdown.

From The Score ‘There’s got to come a time where it’s about now’ – Martin Corry on England End Product

‘There’s got to come a time where it’s about now’ – Martin Corry on England

The former English captain has belief in Stuart Lancaster and his coaches, but says it’s time for results rather than development.

From The Score Schmidt confident of just one thing, Ireland players will put the effort in Catalyst

Schmidt confident of just one thing, Ireland players will put the effort in

A humble demeanour is a central part of the coach’s ethos, so he is keen to downplay his part in the upturn in Irish fortunes.

# england - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Ireland can halt England’s attack with energy and organisation Analysis

Analysis: Ireland can halt England’s attack with energy and organisation

Stuart Lancaster’s men will overpower the Irish defence if there is any let up in structure and work rate.

From The Score Ireland have a plan to cope with Billy Vunipola, but expect ‘something special’ on Murphy debut Danger Man

Ireland have a plan to cope with Billy Vunipola, but expect ‘something special’ on Murphy debut

The Saracens number eight will attract some extra attention from Irish defenders this Saturday.

From The Score 139 and counting: Latest O’Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded Talisman

139 and counting: Latest O’Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded

‘You have to be incredibly resilient, incredibly talented, a phenomenal professional – that’s Brian O’Driscoll.’

From The Score Jordi Murphy in line for Ireland debut, but Schmidt sticks with unchanged starting XV Team-sheets

Jordi Murphy in line for Ireland debut, but Schmidt sticks with unchanged starting XV

Brian O’Driscoll has been passed fit to face England for the final time this Saturday.

From The Score ‘Menacing’ Henry aiming to curb his enthusiasm in Twickenham 6 Nations

‘Menacing’ Henry aiming to curb his enthusiasm in Twickenham

Ireland’s openside flanker is learning to not force his game, but instead be patient and stay on the right side of the law.

From The Score Nora Stapleton column: We will look to outplay this big English team Column

Nora Stapleton column: We will look to outplay this big English team

The Ireland out-half says she and her teammates are ‘trying to do our country proud’ as they aim for a Triple Crown.

# england - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From The Score England test ‘the biggest game of my career’, says trophy-hungry Henry England V Ireland

England test ‘the biggest game of my career’, says trophy-hungry Henry

The Ulster openside is hoping to end his long search for a trophy when Ireland head for Twickenham this weekend.

From The Score Analysis: England’s aggressive defence can be broken down by Ireland Analysis

Analysis: England’s aggressive defence can be broken down by Ireland

With Stuart Lancaster’s men rushing up, there may be space for Ireland on the outside edges and in behind.

# england - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The Score Lancaster backs Dave Wilson to replace ‘mainstay’ Cole as England’s tighthead Propping

Lancaster backs Dave Wilson to replace ‘mainstay’ Cole as England’s tighthead

The head coach is ‘desperately’ disappointed to lose his tried and trusted number three.