The Counter Ruck: Ireland’s Grand Slam dream dies at Twickenham

Championship still up for grabs in final game against Scotland

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England’s best performance in recent memory sent Ireland to a narrow defeat in London.

Hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams are gone, offering a timely reminder of just how difficult it is to win it all.

Gordon D’Arcy and Gerry Thornley join host Nathan Johns to pick through where it all went wrong for Ireland, where England excelled and why a Six Nations title, even without a Grand Slam, is not to be sniffed at.

Produced by John Casey.

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