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Ireland crowned Six Nations champions and set up grand slam shot in England

• Ireland win title after beating Scotland after England lose in Paris
• Irish victory at Twickenham next Saturday would seal Grand Slam

Ireland have won the Six Nations championship after England lost 22-16 to France in Paris, and will have the chance to complete their third grand slam at Twickenham next weekend.

Joe Schmidt’s side had moved to within touching distance of their first title since 2015 by beating Scotland 28-8 in Dublin on Saturday afternoon. Jacob Stockdale ran in two tries as Ireland ended the visitors’ championship hopes – and left Eddie Jones’s side needing a bonus-point victory to keep the title race alive.

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