The remaining recreation of the 2023 Six Nations will see Ireland attempt to seal a grand slam on dwelling turf for the primary time in historical past. Only outdated rivals England stand of their manner.
Ireland have claimed three grand slams of their lengthy historical past however not certainly one of them has led to Dublin, which guarantees to make this St Patrick’s Day weekend all of the extra particular for the boys in inexperienced, offering they will see off an England staff in disaster.
Ireland are the undisputed No 1 aspect on this planet and have swept apart all-comers through the championship, whereas England have struggled to persistently enhance the tailspin they discovered themselves in in the direction of the top of the Eddie Jones period, below new coach Steve Borthwick.
Decent wins over Italy and Wales have been instantly forgotten as they suffered a file dwelling defeat to France at Twickenham final day trip, being fully outclassed by the rampant Les Bleus and leaving them in little doubt the place they stand within the pecking order simply six months out from a World Cup. If they will bounce again to beat an unstoppable-looking Irish staff on the Aviva Stadium, then it should go down as one of many all-time nice Six Nations shocks.
Here’s all you’ll want to know in regards to the fixture.
When is Ireland v England and what TV channel is it on?
The match will kick-off at 5pm BST on Saturday 18 March. It will likely be proven on ITV 1 and streamed on ITVX.
What is the staff information?
Ireland have made three adjustments to their beginning squad as Robbie Henshaw makes his first begin of the match with Garry Ringrose out with a head damage. Jamison Gibson-Park is available in to companion Johnny Sexton, who will break the all-time Six Nations factors file the second he scores factors. He is stage with Ronan O’Gara for the file in the intervening time with 557 factors.
In the forwards, Ryan Baird is available in for Iain Henderson and Josh van der Flier will win his fiftieth cap.
England recall Manu Tuilagi to the aspect and hand a primary begin to Henry Arundell on the left wing, whereas Anthony Watson strains up on the precise. The entrance row stays the identical, with vice-captain Ellis Genge and Kyle Sinckler at prop and Jamie George at hooker.
Ireland v England line-ups
Ireland: Hugo Keenan; Mack Hansen, Robbie Henshaw, Bundee Aki, James Lowe; Johnny Sexton, Jamison Gibson-Park; Andrew Porter, Dan Sheehan, Tadhg Furlong, Ryan Baird, James Ryan, Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier, Caelan Doris.
Replacements: Rob Herring, Cian Healy, Tom O’Toole, Kieran Treadwell, Jack Conan, Conor Murray, Ross Byrne, Jimmy O’Brien.
England: Freddie Steward; Anthony Watson, Henry Slade, Manu Tuilagi, Henry Arundell; Owen Farrell, Jack van Poortvliet; Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Kyle Sinckler, Maro Itoje, David Ribbans, Lewis Ludlam, Jack Willis, Alex Dombrandt.
Replacements: Jack Walker, Mako Vunipola, Dan Cole, Nick Isiekwe, Ben Curry, Alex Mitchell, Marcus Smith, Joe Marchant.
Ireland – 1/9
Draw – 40-1
England – 13/2