Clover’s XV retain a slight advantage on the counterattack against a reduced 14-strong English

Unbeaten in the competition, the world’s first nation take on England in Dublin on Saturday. If they win, Ireland will achieve the fourth Grand Slam in their history.

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Ireland quickly regained the score against England on Saturday 18 March, during the fifth and final day of the 6 Nations tournament.  (DONALL FARMER / MAXPPP)

Will Ireland be able to lift the trophy? Unbeaten in their first four matches, Clover’s XV welcomes England on Saturday 18 March (at 18:00 to follow on France 2 and, on the occasion of the final day of the Six Nations Tournament. Pushed by the Scots despite the victory (22-7), Clover’s XV wants to win to hit the Grand Slam and win the tournament. Because in case of missteps, France, in ambush, could catch up with him and keep the crown.

On the other hand, after the humiliation suffered against France in their Twickenham lair, the British must fight back. Defeated in the last two years by the Irish, conceding 32 points each time, does the XV della Rosa have the means to play a trick on their neighbour?

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