Six Nations 2008
Head to head: Cipriani guides England to victory
PA Sport
March 15, 2008

ENGLAND v IRELAND
Saturday 15 March 2008
Twickenham
Referee: Stuart Dickinson (Australia)
Touch judges: 1 Christophe Berdos (France), 2 Tim Hayes (Wales)
TMO: Hugh Watkins (Wales)

Head to Head
Played 120
England won 69
Ireland won 43
Drawn 8

Biggest wins

England Points 50-18 2000
Margin 46-6 1997

Ireland Points & Margin 43-13 2007

Biggest wins and losses in International Championship

England
Win
Points and Margin 80-23 v Italy 2001
Loss
Points and Margin 13-43 v Ireland 2007

Ireland
Win
Points and Margin 60-13 v Italy 2000
Loss
Points 18-50 v England 2000
Margin 6-46 v England 1997

England v Ireland in Six Nations - Since 2000
2000 Twickenham England 50-18
2001 Dublin Ireland 20-14
2002 Twickenham England 45-11
2003 Dublin England 42-6
2004 Twickenham Ireland 19-13
2005 Dublin Ireland 19-13
2006 Twickenham Ireland 28-24
2007 Dublin Ireland 43-13

World Rugby all-time top points scorers
1099 Jonny Wilkinson (1032-England 67-Lions)*
1090 Neil Jenkins (1049-Wales 41-Lions)
1010 Diego Dominguez (27-Argentina 983-Italy)
967 Andrew Mehrtens (NZ)
911 Michael Lynagh (Australia)
878 Matt Burke (Australia)
873 Percy Montgomery (SA)
822 Ronan O'Gara (Ireland)
(* including 20pts for Lions v Argentina 2005, iRB ruling 05.03.08)

World Rugby all-time drop goal scorers
The Top 3
29 Jonny Wilkinson (29 England, 0 Lions)
28 Hugo Porta (26 Argentina, 2 South America)
23 Rob Andrew (21 England, 2 Lions)

International Championship all time records

Points
479 Jonny Wilkinson (England)
438 Ronan O'Gara (Ireland)
406 Neil Jenkins (Wales)
328 Stephen Jones (Wales)
309 Chris Paterson (Scotland)
288 Gavin Hastings (Scotland)
270 David Humphreys (Ireland)

Tries
24 Ian Smith (Scotland)
18 Cyril Lowe (England)
18 Rory Underwood (England)
18 Gareth Edwards (Wales)
17 Brian O'Driscoll (Ireland)

England - form guide from 2007 Six Nations
Scotland (6N) H W 42-20
Italy (6N) H W 20-7
Ireland (6N) A L 13-43
France (6N) H W 26-18
Wales (6N) A L 18-27
SA A L 10-58
SA A L 22-55
Wales H W 62-5
France H L 15-21
France A L 9-22
USA (RWC) N W 28-10
SA (RWC) N L 0-36
Samoa (RWC) N W 44-22
Tonga (RWC) N W 36-20
Australia (RWC) N W 12-10
France (RWC) A W 14-9
SA (RWC final) N L 6-15
Wales (6N) H L 19-26
Italy (6N) A W 23-19
France (6N) A W 24-13
Scotland (6N) A L 9-15
* England's record was 40-16-0-24 in wins and losses from RWC 2003 win to the start of their RWC defence at RWC 2007.

Ireland - form guide from start of 2007 Six Nations
Wales (6N) A W 19-9
France (6N) H L 17-20
England (6N) H W 43-13
Scotland (6N) A W 19-18
Italy (6N) A W 51-24
Argentina A L 20-22
Argentina A L 0-16
Scotland A L 21-31
Italy H W 23-20
Namibia (RWC) N W 32-17
Georgia (RWC) N W 14-10
France (RWC) A L 3-25
Argentina (RWC) N L 15-30
Italy (6N) H W 16-11
France (6N) A L 21-26
Scotland (6N) H W 34-13
Wales (6N) H L 12-16

England - most capped players
114 Jason Leonard
85 Rory Underwood
85 Lawrence Dallaglio
84 Martin Johnson
77 Matt Dawson
75 Mike Catt
72 Will Carling
71 Richard Hill
71 Rob Andrew
69 Jonny Wilkinson
69 Danny Grewcock
66 Neil Back
65 Jeremy Guscott
65 Joe Worsley

England - all time leading points scorers
1032 Jonny Wilkinson
400 Paul Grayson
396 Rob Andrew
296 Jon Webb
259 Charlie Hodgson
240 Dusty Hare
210 Rory Underwood (inc 4pts tries)

England all-time leading try scorers
49 Rory Underwood
31 Ben Cohen
31 Will Greenwood
30 Jeremy Guscott
28 Jason Robinson
24 Dan Luger
22 Josh Lewsey
18 Cyril Lowe
17 Lawrence Dallaglio
16 Matt Dawson
16 Neil Back
15 Austin Healey
13 Tony Underwood
13 Mike Tindall
13 Mark Cueto
13 Iain Balshaw

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