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Mayday for Ireland as Eddie Jones’ England wins with stifling defence to lead Autumn Nations Cup – Stuff.co.nz

Late try spares Ireland’s blushes as England triumph at Twickenham.

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England gave Ireland another comprehensive hiding to the tune of 18-7 at Twickenham on Saturday (Sunday NZ time) and took charge of their group in the Autumn Nations Cup.
Winger Jonny May scored two first-half tries and Owen Farrell slotted three of four goalkicks as England deservedly led 12-0 at halftime and 18-0 late. They threatened to blank Ireland for the first time in 30 years but Billy Burns conjured a try for fellow Irish replacement Jacob Stockdale with six minutes left and converted…

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