England vs Ireland LIVE updates, latest score from Autumn Nations Cup

Eddie Jones takes aim at Irish scrum as Autumn Nations Cup clash extends fierce rivalry

England boss questions Andrew Porter’s ‘unusual’ technique ahead of Saturday’s showdown encounter and admits he hasn’t forgotten about how Ireland cost his side a Six Nations Grand Slam three years ago

England vs Ireland

Before we get our match build-up fully under way, here’s a look at how the two teams line up today:

England: Elliot Daly; Jonathan Joseph, Ollie Lawrence, Henry Slade, Jonny May; Owen Farrell, Ben Youngs; Mako Vunipola, Jamie George, Kyle Sinckler; Maro Itoje, Joe Launchbury; Tom Curry, Sam Underhill, Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: Tom Dunn, Ellis Genge, Will Stuart, Jonny Hill, Ben Earl, Dan Robson, George Ford, Max Malins.

Ireland: Hugo Keenan; Keith Earls, Chris Farrell, Bundee Aki, James Lowe; Ross Byrne, Jamison Gibson-Park; Cian Healy, Ronan Kelleher, Andrew Porter; Quinn Roux, James Ryan; CJ Stander, Peter O’Mahony, Caelan Doris.

Replacements: Rob Herring, Ed Byrne, Finlay Bealham, Iain Henderson, Will Connors, Conor Murray, Billy Burns, Jacob Stockdale

England vs France

England steal it! A series of drives results in a penalty bang in front of the posts, that allows replacement Emily Scarratt the chance to snatch a 25-23 victory that the World Player of the Year duly takes.

That was a real get out of jail free moment for Simon Middleton’s side.

England vs France

With just three minutes to go, England Women trail the French by a solitary point, but have fluffed a chance to score with a 5m lineout that goes straight into the hands of their opponents.

Time is running out to turn this around…

England vs Ireland

Good afternoon and welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of the Autumn Nations Cup, with a Group A showdown set to effectively decide who will top the pool and make the final as England take on Ireland in a clash between two unbeaten sides.

We’ll have all the build up ahead of kick off at 3pm, as well as updates from the game on in front of us right now as England Women face France Women, with the French leading 18-10 as the games heads towards a thrilling climax.

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