Ireland vs England as it happened: Grand Slam goes begging again as Iain Henderson try seals Irish victory

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England suffered a repeat of their 2011 Grand Slam nightmare as Ireland secured a 13-9 victory to deny them a second consecutive clean sweep, ending their 18-match unbeaten streak and dealing Eddie Jones his first defeat as head coach. Re-live the action here.

  • Ireland beat England 13-9 to deny the Grand Slam
  • Iain Henderson scores the only try midway through the first half
  • Jonathan Sexton scores Ireland's other eight points
  • Owen Farrell replies with three penalties but England outplayed
  • Wales suffer 102nd-minute heartbreak in 20-18 defeat by France
  • Scotland beat Italy 29-0 to confirm Italians as Wooden Spoon recipients

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What time does it start?

Ireland vs England kicks off at 17:00 at the Aviva Stadium.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live in ITV from 16:00. You can also follow it with The Independent’s live blog here.


Ireland: Jared Payne; Keith Earls, Garry Ringrose, Robbie Henshaw, Simon Zebo; Jonathan Sexton, Kieran Marmion; Jack McGrath, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong, Donnacha Ryan, Iain Henderson, CJ Stander, Sean O'Brien, Jamie Heaslip.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, Cian Healy, John Ryan, Devin Toner, Peter O'Mahony, Luke McGrath, Paddy Jackson, Andrew Conway.

England: Mike Brown; Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Owen Farrell, Elliot Daly; George Ford, Ben Youngs; Joe Marler, Dylan Hartley, Dan Cole, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Maro Itoje, James Haskell, Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: Jamie George, Mako Vunipola, Kyle Sinckler, Tom Wood, Nathan Hughes, Danny Care, Ben Te'o, Jack Nowell.