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#England

# england - Saturday 17 March, 2018

From The42 As it happened: England v Ireland, Grand Slam decider Slam Dunk

As it happened: England v Ireland, Grand Slam decider

We went minute-by-minute through Ireland’s St Patrick’s Day bid for glory in Twickenham.

From The42 Emergence of thrilling next generation a huge Six Nations success for Schmidt Youth

Emergence of thrilling next generation a huge Six Nations success for Schmidt

Irish rugby looks like it will be in fine health long after today’s Grand Slam shot.

From The42 Ireland's momentum brings belief for their Grand Slam shot in London History Beckons

Ireland's momentum brings belief for their Grand Slam shot in London

An intriguing mental and tactical battle lies ahead against an England team fighting for their lives.

# england - Friday 16 March, 2018

From The42 Ireland have no answer to reigning champions as Six Nations campaign ends with third defeat Women's Six Nations

Ireland have no answer to reigning champions as Six Nations campaign ends with third defeat

Adan Griggs’ side fell to England on Friday evening as Ireland’s Six Nations campaign came to a close.

From The42 'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!' Young Guns

'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!'

Rory Best and the senior players have an important role to play with Ireland’s young guns.

From The42 'He's apologised and Eddie's been Eddie... there's been no change in his demeanour' Scummy Irish

'He's apologised and Eddie's been Eddie... there's been no change in his demeanour'

England have been more focused on fixing their breakdown problems than the high-profile build-up.

# england - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From The42 Henderson handed starting role as Ireland chase Grand Slam in Twickenham Team-Sheet

Henderson handed starting role as Ireland chase Grand Slam in Twickenham

Rob Kearney and Peter O’Mahony are cleared to play despite sitting out training early this week.

From The42 Stockdale ready to follow in Bowe's footsteps and make Grand Slam history Try Machine

Stockdale ready to follow in Bowe's footsteps and make Grand Slam history

The 21-year-old seems to be breaking records every weekend for Ireland.

# england - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From The42 CJ Stander: 'I felt inside I wanted to flip the table and dance on it' First Win

CJ Stander: 'I felt inside I wanted to flip the table and dance on it'

Ireland’s Six Nations title is the Munster man’s first title success at senior level.

From The42 'We were trying to get him to sing 'Joxer Goes To Twickenham' but he couldn’t pull it off!' Christy

'We were trying to get him to sing 'Joxer Goes To Twickenham' but he couldn’t pull it off!'

Ireland aren’t getting distracted with a Grand Slam on the line in London this weekend.

From The42 O'Mahony misses training but Ireland say he 'will be fit and ready' Concern

O'Mahony misses training but Ireland say he 'will be fit and ready'

The blindside flanker was replaced in the 55th minute of last weekend’s win over Scotland.

# england - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

From The42 Ankle keeps Kearney out of Ireland session, but Healy and Sexton in full training Running Repairs

Ankle keeps Kearney out of Ireland session, but Healy and Sexton in full training

Cian Healy and Johnny Sexton got through their respective extra work in the scrum and goal-kicking on top of the field session.

From The42 'A week you dream of': Watching on as an U20 in '09, Conor Murray is ready to fulfill Grand ambition Legacy

'A week you dream of': Watching on as an U20 in '09, Conor Murray is ready to fulfill Grand ambition

The scrum-half watched Rory Best and Rob Kearney from a safe distance as they won a Grand Slam nine years ago, this weekend he intends to help them do it again.

# england - Monday 12 March, 2018

From The42 Daly a doubt for England as Jones banks 'painful' lessons before facing Ireland Mental Resolve

Daly a doubt for England as Jones banks 'painful' lessons before facing Ireland

Dylan Hartley looks set to return as he returned to running today.

From The42 Ireland move up to second in World Rugby rankings after win over Scotland Moving Up

Ireland move up to second in World Rugby rankings after win over Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men benefited from their win over Scotland and England’s defeat in Paris.

From The42 Ireland say Cian Healy suffered 'a stinger-like injury' but will train fully this week Injury Update

Ireland say Cian Healy suffered 'a stinger-like injury' but will train fully this week

The loosehead prop was treated on the pitch during Ireland’s win over Scotland.

From The42 'The opportunity that exists is really precious' - Schmidt set for Grand Slam shot Bring It On

'The opportunity that exists is really precious' - Schmidt set for Grand Slam shot

There are battered bodies in Ireland’s squad but no one will be letting up this week.

# england - Sunday 11 March, 2018

From The42 England lose two forwards for Twickenham showdown with Ireland Six Nations

England lose two forwards for Twickenham showdown with Ireland

Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes have been ruled out of Saturday’s round five clash.

From The42 Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality Joe Show

Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality

The Kiwi is arguably Ireland’s greatest ever head coach.

# england - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From The42 England's title defence falls short as Jones' men slump to defeat in Paris Goose Cooked

England's title defence falls short as Jones' men slump to defeat in Paris

England suffered a second Six Nations defeat for the first time in eight years as France outfought them on home soil.

# england - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

From The42 England pair ruled out and captain Hartley doubtful for Six Nations clash with France Absentees

England pair ruled out and captain Hartley doubtful for Six Nations clash with France

Wing Jack Nowell and openside Sam Underhill won’t feature in the penultimate game at the Stade de France this weekend.

Woman found dead in London, husband and children found dead in Sussex

A murder investigation has been launched.

# england - Monday 5 March, 2018

From The42 'It's part of the job': Eddie Jones keen to put abuse behind him Moving On

'It's part of the job': Eddie Jones keen to put abuse behind him

The England coach wants the attention to turn to his side’s clash with France at the weekend.

# england - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From The42 Jones rejects Woodward criticism over Hartley rotation Six Nations

Jones rejects Woodward criticism over Hartley rotation

The former England coach said his heart sank when the hooker was withdrawn against Scotland.

# england - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From The42 Daly returns to England squad ahead of crunch France clash Boost

Daly returns to England squad ahead of crunch France clash

England have received a boost with Elliot Daly, Sam Simmonds and Kyle Sinckler all in the squad to prepare for the clash with France.

# england - Friday 2 March, 2018

Englishman who took hostages at bowling alley jailed for 12 years

David Clarke believed his ex-partner was on the premises.

# england - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From The42 England coach Eddie Jones to avoid public transport following train abuse Unacceptable This post contains videos

England coach Eddie Jones to avoid public transport following train abuse

Jones was reportedly subjected to physical and verbal abuse on a train journey and has vowed to avoid public transport from now on.

# england - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From The42 Eddie Jones: 'It took NZ 8 years to learn to fix things on the field, we’re trying to do it in 4' Fast Track

Eddie Jones: 'It took NZ 8 years to learn to fix things on the field, we’re trying to do it in 4'

The England head coach says ‘everything is more difficult’ for England.

From The42 Kane the only world-class player England have - Sheringham Oh Teddy Teddy

Kane the only world-class player England have - Sheringham

The former Man United striker is predicting a difficult summer for England in Russia.

# england - Monday 26 February, 2018

From The42 Scotland number 8 Wilson cited ahead of crunch clash with Ireland 6 Nations

Scotland number 8 Wilson cited ahead of crunch clash with Ireland

The back row will find out on Wednesday if he will be permitted to face Ireland after appearing to make contact with the eye area of Nathan Hughes.

PHOTOS: Many parts of Europe are under snow

A snow-ice warning has been issued for seven counties in Ireland.

Five people dead after explosion in Leicester

The cause of the explosion is not yet known, but police have said there is no evidence it’s linked to terrorism.

# england - Friday 23 February, 2018

From The42 'I think Wales have surprised a few people': Johnson not counting on dream decider Take Each Game

'I think Wales have surprised a few people': Johnson not counting on dream decider

England cannot afford to give Scotland the scent of victory in the closing stages at Murrayfield, says Martin Johnson.

# england - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

From The42 Scotland name side aiming for first Six Nations win over England in a decade Calcutta Cup

Scotland name side aiming for first Six Nations win over England in a decade

Gregor Townsend has stuck with the same team that overcame France at Murrayfield in their last outing.

# england - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Birmingham Repertory Theatre evacuated following explosion in basement

Police say initial indications are that the explosion was caused by a technical fault in a staff-only area of the theatre.

From The42 A definitive ranking of the best Six Nations tries so far 6 Of The Best This post contains videos

A definitive ranking of the best Six Nations tries so far

32 tries into the 2018 Championship, we give you the cream that’s risen to the top.

# england - Monday 12 February, 2018

From The42 England will test their scrum against 'biggest, ugliest, strongest' Georgian pack in training this week Lelos

England will test their scrum against 'biggest, ugliest, strongest' Georgian pack in training this week

Eddie Jones’ forwards have a heavy workload before an open training session later in the week.

From The42 Terrific Thomas, excellent Earls and the rest of our Six Nations Team of the Week Round 2 This post contains videos

Terrific Thomas, excellent Earls and the rest of our Six Nations Team of the Week

Scotland got back in the winners’ circle. England and Ireland marched on. But who stood out for you?

# england - Saturday 10 February, 2018

From The42 Was this a try? TMO decision denies Wales in their narrow loss against England Six Nations This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Was this a try? TMO decision denies Wales in their narrow loss against England

Controversy surrounded the decision to disallow Gareth Anscombe’s try.