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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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 france.tv), 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?