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England in the Six Nations v Ireland


🏉 England’s men take on Ireland at Twickenham Stadium in Round 3 of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.  Tickets are sold out.

It was a case of so near yet so far for England’s men in the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Consecutive wins against Australian and New Zealand saw Eddie Jones’ side storm into the final against South Africa, where they eventually came up short in Yokahama beaten 32-12.

Now a new four-year cycle is underway leading to the 2023 World Cup in France and England will be looking to lay down an early marker with a Six Nations success.  Ireland are the visitors to Twickenham this afternoon having already hosted Scotland and Wales in Andy Farrell’s first Six Nations in charge of the Irish since taking over as head coach from Joe Schmidt.

England won both their fixtures against Ireland in 2019.  Can they make it a hat-trick this afternoon or will Andy Farrell’s men take the spoils?  All with be revealed at Twickenham this afternoon.

Previous meetings between the sides: Last August at Twickenham.  80,000 watching on in the Quilter Cup as England scored eight tries in a 57-15 demolition.  Prior to that in February it was England again who won, this time at the Aviva Stadium, beating Ireland on home turf – then defending Six Nations champion – by 32 points to 20.

🏉 Kick-off: 3pm. 

🎟️ Tickets are sold out.

🚊🚗 Travel tips: Three train stations (Twickenham, Whitton and St Margaret’s) are all only a 10 minute walk from the stadium.  There is, alternatively, a shuttle bus from Richmond and Hounslow East stations.  Park is very limited as the stadium is in a controlled parking zone.  Stadium parking can be purchased in advance through the stadium’s own website.

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