Match data – Ireland v England

Ireland recorded an emphatic 43-13 Six Nations victory that has set them up for a shot at the Triple Crown and ended England’s dream of a Grand Slam. The home team also set a new record, their biggest ever defeat over England, the 30-point margin surpassing the 22-0 of 60 years ago.

But for a closer look at where the home team prevailed – or where the visiting Englishmen went wrong, have a squizz at our Croke Park match data, provided by SAS Software.

Scrums won/lost:

Ireland: 10/0
England: 6/0

Line-outs won/lost:

Ireland: 14/1
England: 13/3

Penalties/free-kicks conceded

Ireland: 8/2
England: 12/1

Ruck and drive/ruck and pass:

Ireland: 5/50
England: 8/38

Turnovers won:

Ireland: 9
England: 8

Tackles made/missed:

Ireland: 63/5
England: 73/5

Errors made:

Ireland: 15
England: 18

Minutes in possession – first half/second half:

Ireland: 13:24/11:50
England: 9:15/10:33

Minutes in opponent’s half – first half/second half:

Ireland: 28:18/34:29
England: 16:19/11:46

Top tacklers:

Ireland: D’Arcy 10
England: Wilkinson 11

Top carriers:

Ireland: D’Arcy 8
England: Corry 4

Most errors:

Ireland: O’Gara 5
England: Strettle 3

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