Not an oul fellah in sight: Ben Youngs, Joe Launchbury, Peter O’Mahony and Cian Healy are four youngsters who will have big parts to play over the coming decade in these clashes. The torch has been well and truly passed in England, and Ireland have some catching up to do.
There are always a dozen good reasons why a team loses a relatively close match – invariably, some of them are to do with the other crowd playing well. Continue reading →
Ireland travel to Twickenham to face an England team rejoicing once more under the favourite’s tag. A win in ‘Le Crunch’ has given England a rejuvenated feel and boosted Lancaster’s job prospects. Continue reading →