England 15 Ireland 32
Ireland made heavy weather of putting a 14-man English side to the sword, the concession of six scrum penalties reviving unhappy memories of the defeat here a decade ago. But having been dragged into a nervy arm wrestle at a raucous Twickenham, they held their nerve to pull away and earn a bonus-point win.
Reduced to 14 men for all but the first two minutes, New England once again resorted to Old England, relying on a confrontational defence, that scrum wreckage and a route one aerial bombardment, and after a bright beginning New Ireland lost their way a little, committing any number of unforced handling errors in the …