Six Nations clash with Ireland a ‘step up’ for England, says Richard Cockerill

  • ‘They’re a very good side,’ says England’s forwards coach
  • Leinster prop Andrew Porter out of Six Nations with ankle injury

Taking on Ireland at Twickenham a week on Saturday will be a “step up” in the Six Nations for England, says the forwards coach, Richard Cockerill.

After an opening defeat by Scotland and victories against Italy and Wales, Eddie Jones’s side are third in the table with two matches remaining. Andy Farrell’s Ireland sit second behind France, also with two wins out of three, but marginally ahead having scored three bonus points to England’s two.

Continue reading…‘They’re a very good side,’ says England’s forwards coachLeinster prop Andrew Porter out of Six Nations with ankle injuryTaking on Ireland at Twickenham a week on Saturday will be a “step up” in the Six Nations for England, says the forwards coach, Richard Cockerill.After an opening defeat by Scotland and victories against Italy and Wales, Eddie Jones’s side are third in the table with two matches remaining. Andy Farrell’s Ireland sit second behind France, also with two wins out of three, but marginally ahead having scored three bonus points to England’s two. Continue reading…[#item_full_content]

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