On St Patrick’s Day Ireland won remarkably at Twickenham and the 6 Countries champs have actually now won the Grand Slam for simply the 3rd time in their history.
Attempts from Garry Ringrose, CJ Stander and Jacob Stockdale, all in the very first half, assisted the visitors to a healthy 21-5 half-time lead.
They are an excellent hard group, really worthwhile Grand Slam champs and they’ve carried out exceptionally well today.
Ellior Daly with 2 shots and another from Jonny May brought England back into the contest however a Johnny Sexton charge, his second of the video game, extended Ireland’s lead and, getting in the last couple of minutes with England requiring 2 transformed attempts to draw level, they were entrusted to excessive to do.
After the match Eddie Jones was thoughtful in defeat, commemorating Ireland. He informed ITV: “We provided a lot of charges at the start of the video game and permitted them to construct a lead.
” They are an excellent difficult group, really deserving Grand Slam champs and they’ve carried out exceptionally well today.”
His England group had actually won 14 successive matches at Twickenham entering into the video game however hardly ever appeared like continuing that series.
They are now on a losing run, having actually lost their last 3 Six Nations video games for the very first time given that 2006.
With the warm-up for next year’s World Cup underway, Jones will want to get his group back on track throughout the fall internationals later on this year.
England play South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia on successive Saturdays in November.