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Eye-Opening Stat Highlights Just How Dominant Ireland Have Been In Possession

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Things are looking pretty decent from an Irish rugby point of view right now. After Saturday’s win over Scotland paired with England’s loss in Paris, Joe Schmidt’s side were crowned Six Nations champions, move up to second in the World Rankings, and have been installed as second favourites for the World Cup by bookmakers. They now head for Twickenham on Saturday hot …

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Jacob Stockdale’s Ridiculous Run Of Tries Continues And It Lit Up Twitter

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 4, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/3/2018 Ireland vs Scotland Ireland's Jacob Stockdale intercepts the ball to score their first try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ireland headed for half-time 14-3 to the good against Scotland in Round 4 of the Six Nations, as Joe Schmidt’s side rode their luck at times. The home side took the lead thanks to an intercept try from Jacob Stockdale. The Ulster winger scored yet another opportunistic five-pointer, stretching his international record to a remarkable nine tries in eight tests. He then got another …

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Scotland Make One Change To Team For Ireland Showdown

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 24: The Scotland team celebrate winning the Calcutta Cup following the NatWest Six Nations match between Scotland and England at Murrayfield on February 24, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

Scotland head for Dublin on Saturday, eager to build on their impressive win over England two weeks ago. The Scots beat their ‘Old Enemy’ for the first time since 2008, and still hold distant hopes of winning the championship. They’ll put all their focus on getting the win in Dublin, in what would be a huge statement from Gregor Townsend’s side. …

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