Jack Nowell celebrates as Mike Brown evades Robbie Henshaw to score England’s second try at Twickenham on Saturday. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

England 21 Ireland 10 Much like the game itself, this was a decidedly mixed bag of an Irish performance. Opinions will probably vary more wildly t(...)

England’s wing Mike Brown scores a try during the Six Nations match against Ireland  at Twickenham. Photograph:  Ben StansallAFP/Getty Images

England 21 Ireland 10 In the end, power told. England’s greater array of ball carriers and explosiveness in the collisions – epitomised by the phenom(...)

Rory Best speaking in the huddle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s been feisty, it’s been mouthy, there’s been plenty of gamesmanship, much of it good-humoured before bordering on unsavoury, and it hasn’t even ki(...)

England’s prop Mako Vunipola catches the ball during the Italy amatch at the Olympic stadium in Rome. Photograph: Getty Images

Mako Vunipola has the best hands in rugby, well certainly of any forward and definitely of any prop in world rugby – he’s on the bench and will impact(...)

Maro Itoje starts for England against Ireland. Photograph: Getty

Maro Itoje will make his full England debut in Saturday’s Six Nations showdown with Ireland at Twickenham. Itoje is promoted to the starting XV for h(...)

 Maro Itoje  is in line to make his England debut against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Maro Itoje is in line for his first England start after Joe Launchbury was ruled out of the Six Nations game against Ireland with a hamstring injury. (...)

England’s Courtney Lawes has been called into head coach Eddie Jones’ squad to play Ireland this weekend. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Lock Joe Launchbury has been ruled out of England’s Six Nations match against Ireland on Saturday. England had expected Launchbury to make the Twicke(...)

Eddie Jones has named uncapped Wasps centre Elliot Daly in his 23-man squad for England’s Six Nations clash against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Elliot Daly is within touching distance of a first senior cap after being named in England’s matchday squad for the Six Nations game against Ireland a(...)

England’s 10-12 axis of George Ford and Owen Farrell will not win too many collisions, so they are tasked with creating space. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images.

Winning in Twickenham comes down to rugby’s essential non-negotiable: a player either makes or creates space. Go over defenders or ghost past them. W(...)

Elliot Daly (right)  with England coach Eddie Jones  during  training session held at Pennyhill Park on Tuesday. Photograph: by David Rogers/Getty Images

Centre Elliot Daly is set to make his England debut against Ireland on Saturday after being named in Eddie Jones’s squad for the Twickenham showdown. (...)