Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 8°C Saturday 24 October 2020

#England

# england - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From The42 Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash Boost

Biggar and Liam Williams set to be fit for Wales' England clash

The experienced duo are expected to be fit for a daunting trip to Twickenham.

From The42 England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery Ruled Out

England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery

The prop recently flew back to England from Tonga, via Hong Kong.

# england - Monday 2 March, 2020

From The42 Can’t get his game for Exeter - called up today for England Jack The Lad

Can’t get his game for Exeter - called up today for England

Jones’ plucks Jack Maunder out of obscurity while Mako Vunipola is also back in the fold after being away on family business.

# england - Friday 28 February, 2020

From The42 'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming' Gutted

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'

Johnny Sexton feels Ireland could have dealt with England’s linespeed better.

# england - Thursday 27 February, 2020

From The42 Governments will step in and make call on Italy-England game Big Call

Governments will step in and make call on Italy-England game

March 14 game between the two countries remains on for now – but the Italian and British governments will have the final say.

# england - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From The42 Tangles at Twickenham, bringing 'the edge', and a conversation with O'Connell Niggle

Tangles at Twickenham, bringing 'the edge', and a conversation with O'Connell

23-year-old James Ryan was particularly aggressive as Ireland lost to England on Sunday.

From The42 'If Murray is playing that first half for England, he's probably man of the match' Defence

'If Murray is playing that first half for England, he's probably man of the match'

Ireland lock James Ryan says the forwards need to make life easier for Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton.

From The42 Mako Vunipola to miss Wales game as Watson returns Blow

Mako Vunipola to miss Wales game as Watson returns

Eddie Jones is planning without the giant prop for their crucial round four game in Twickenham.

We can still win this year's Six Nations, says Andy Farrell

Ireland coach was hurt by Sunday’s defeat to England but still thinks his side can have a say in this year’s championship.

# england - Monday 24 February, 2020

Analysis: England's clever kicking pressures Sexton and Stockdale into errors

The English intelligently picked apart Ireland’s defence with some clever touches.

From The42 TV Wrap - Bono gets it in the neck as Ireland's problems are exposed in Twickenham horror show On The Box

TV Wrap - Bono gets it in the neck as Ireland's problems are exposed in Twickenham horror show

While the Irish public rushed to blame the U2 frontman, the pundits worryingly found plenty of different issues on the pitch.

# england - Sunday 23 February, 2020

From The42 Healy injured in Ireland defeat but Farrell feels bench players 'did really well' Changes

Healy injured in Ireland defeat but Farrell feels bench players 'did really well'

The Ireland boss will now consider making changes for the clash with Italy in two weekends’ time.

From The42 A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland Captain

A tough day for captain Johnny Sexton on a tough day for Andy Farrell's Ireland

The 34-year-old missed his two kicks at goal and made an error for England’s opening try.

From The42 'I don't need vindication... some of you guys are so clever' - Eddie Jones Selection

'I don't need vindication... some of you guys are so clever' - Eddie Jones

The England boss said his side’s win over Ireland could have been declared at half-time.

'We have to take a long, hard look at ourselves'

Robbie Henshaw found it hard to spin positives out of Ireland’s loss in London.

From The42 Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men Bad

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men

Eddie Jones’ side delivered their best performance since the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks last year.

From The42 Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England Shut Out

Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England

Adam Griggs’ side were outclassed and suffered their first defeat of the year.

From The42 As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations Liveblog

As it happened: England v Ireland, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Andy Farrell’s resurgent Ireland faced the World Cup finalists.

From The42 'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge' Triple Crown

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'

Ireland are on the hunt for a Triple Crown against England at Twickenham today.

# england - Saturday 22 February, 2020

From The42 'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission Big Dev

'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission

The 33-year-old thought his Test career was over when he was left out of last year’s trip to Japan.

England primed for bruising encounter against Ireland's 'big pack' in London

Courtney Lawes was sporting a huge shiner at the English captain’s run today.

'This game isn't just about rugby, it's about Irishness, we have to win'

What Ireland’s date with England means to the men who’ve played in the fixture, the country’s leading historian and the emigrant who ended up in Downing Street.

From The42 Friends, ferocious competitors, captains, family men - Sexton and Farrell Main Men

Friends, ferocious competitors, captains, family men - Sexton and Farrell

The Ireland and England leaders are remarkably similar personalities and players.

Sexton backs Ireland's brains and brawn as he sets sight on Triple Crown

Physicality has been a keyword for Ireland this week, but the skipper cautions that it means more than strength.

From The42 'I feel there is more in me': Herring eager to step up after solid starts 6 Nations

'I feel there is more in me': Herring eager to step up after solid starts

The hard-working hooker has waited patiently for his chance for a run as starter and is keen on growing into the role.

# england - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 One year after his Leinster debut, 22-year-old Kelleher flies out to Twickenham Swift Rise

One year after his Leinster debut, 22-year-old Kelleher flies out to Twickenham

Ireland’s Josh van der Flier is excited about the breakdown battle ahead against England.

From The42 'Dev had a big setback at a bad time for him but he has bounced back well' Comeback

'Dev had a big setback at a bad time for him but he has bounced back well'

Leinster man Devin Toner starts for Ireland on Sunday against England as Iain Henderson drops out.

From The42 Toner to start against England with Henderson ruled out due to family reasons Change

Toner to start against England with Henderson ruled out due to family reasons

Ultan Dillane has been added to the Ireland bench for Sunday afternoon’s game at Twickenham.

From The42 Katie Fitzhenry's return one of two Ireland changes for clash with England Green Army

Katie Fitzhenry's return one of two Ireland changes for clash with England

Adam Griggs has unveiled his team for Sunday’s Women’s Six Nations game in Doncaster.

From The42 Eddie Jones hands Joseph first-ever Test start on the wing against Ireland Big Call

Eddie Jones hands Joseph first-ever Test start on the wing against Ireland

Manu Tuilagi, Courtney Lawes, Ben Youngs, and Joe Marler all start for England too.

Ulster flyer McIlroy soaking lessons, not tackles as U20s face up to England

The winger says his brush with senior rugby was a ‘surprise’,but it didn’t appear to take him aback.

From The42 Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke Controversy

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

# england - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From The42 Pre-match pints, post-match vodkas – the secret to winning at Twickenham Glory Days

Pre-match pints, post-match vodkas – the secret to winning at Twickenham

Tommy Bowe, Stephen Ferris and Nick Popplewell retrace their steps and tell Andy Farrell what you need to do to beat England on their home patch.

From The42 Cowan-Dickie ready to finish the job off against Ireland Waiting Game

Cowan-Dickie ready to finish the job off against Ireland

The England No2 may be the form hooker this year but he is prepared to play the long game.

From The42 Eddie Jones: 'Test rugby is like Formula 1, get out of the blocks quickly' Fast Eddie

Eddie Jones: 'Test rugby is like Formula 1, get out of the blocks quickly'

England coach anxious to avoid a repeat of their disastrous start in 2018.

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK Flooding This post contains videos

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK

There are six severe warnings indicating lives are in danger in communities near the Welsh border.

From The42 Having turned Eddie Jones down in 2018, Andy Farrell now goes head-to-head with him The Bosses

Having turned Eddie Jones down in 2018, Andy Farrell now goes head-to-head with him

The England head coach attempted to lure Farrell back after Ireland’s Grand Slam.

From The42 Doris starting against Scotland 'subconsciously kick-started' Stander's best form Cj

Doris starting against Scotland 'subconsciously kick-started' Stander's best form

Ireland’s number eight will be opposite a new face for England in Tom Curry.

From The42 'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys' Paulie

'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys'

Ireland have welcomed Paul O’Connell and former team manager Mick Kearney back into their set-up.

From The42 Ireland dismiss 'strange' Welsh complaints over Furlong's scrummaging Legal

Ireland dismiss 'strange' Welsh complaints over Furlong's scrummaging

The tighthead prop’s set-piece work was questioned by Wales forwards coach Jonathan Humphreys.