England vs Ireland LIVE
- England captain Owen Farrell will be going up against his dad Andy Farrell for the first time since the latter was appointed Ireland head coach.
- Ireland remain on course to win the Grand Slam having beaten Scotland and Wales in their opening two matches.
- England meanwhile bounced back from defeat to France in the opening week with a victory over Scotland before the break.
- Courtney Lawes, Joe Marler, Manu Tuilagi and Ben Youngs all come in to the England side this week.
England vs Ireland LIVE
2:30pm: One of the biggest talking points ahead of this game is of course the battle of the Farrell family.
Owen Farrell will lead England out for his 82nd cap but he will have an extra eye on the Ireland technical area with his father Andy Farrell recently being appointed head coach of Ireland.
Which Farrell will be leaving Twickenham the happier of the two?
2:15pm: A quick look at the teams for both sides with Eddie Jones making a number of changes
England: 15-Elliot Daly, 14-Jonny May, 13-Manu Tuilagi, 12-Owen Farrell (captain), 11-Jonathan Joseph, 10-George Ford, 9-Ben Youngs; 1-Joe Marler, 2-Jamie George, 3-Kyle Sinckler, 4-Maro Itoje, 5-George Kruis, 6-Courtney Lawes, 7-Sam Underhill, 8-Tom Curry
Replacements: 16-Luke Cowan-Dickie, 17-Ellis Genge, 18-Will Stuart, 19-Joe Launchbury, 20-Charlie Ewels, 21-Ben Earl, 22-Willi Heinz, 23-Henry Slade
Ireland: 15-Jordan Larmour, 14-Andrew Conway, 13-Robbie Henshaw, 12-Bundee Aki, 11-Jacob Stockdale, 10-Johnny Sexton, 9-Conor Murray; 1-Cian Healy, 2-Rob Herring, 3-Tadhg Furlong, 4-Devin Toner, 5-James Ryan, 6-Peter O’Mahony, 7-Josh van der Flier, 8-CJ Stander,
Replacements: 16-Ronan Kelleher, 17-Dave Kilcoyne, 18-Andrew Porter, 19-Ultan Dillane, 20-Caelan Doris, 21-John Cooney, 22-Ross Byrne, 23-Keith Earls
- Six Nations 2020 table: Latest standings from Round 3 fixtures
2pm: Good afternoon and welcome to Express Sport’s live blog as the rugby finally returns to Twickenham!
England have been away in their opening two matches of the 2020 Six Nations but now return to Twickenham for the first time since thrashing Ireland 57-15 back in August.
Eddie Jones will no doubt be hoping for much of the same in a bid to stop Ireland’s hopes of winning a Grand Slam.
Stay tuned for live updates throughout the match.
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