Carling, Corbisiero & more: Twitter reacts to England’s Dublin win
Will Carling and Alex Corbisiero both tweet their thoughts after England secure a 12-6 victory - their first win in Dublin in a decade
Owen Farrell starred as England were 12-6 winners against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium.
The England fly-half struck all the Red Rose’s points as Ireland were made to pay for a sloppy performance in Dublin, with Stuart Lancaster’s men maintaining their 100 per cent record in the championship.
Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the sporting world to England’s triumph.
Former England captain Will Carling (@willcarling) praises Lancaster’s men: “Full of admiration for this young inexperienced England team. Nothing fancy, not pretty but a very good win. #6nations”
Gloucester fly-half Freddie Burns (@FreddieBurns) offers his congratulations: “Congrats to the England boys! Epic win in horrendous conditions!”
Wrestler and England fan Wade Barrett (@WadeBarrett) appreciates the significance of the win: “Beating the Irish in Dublin – magic! Well done England. #SwingLowSweetChariot”
Injured London Irish star Alex Corbisiero (@AlexCorbs) is happy for team-mates: “Great win for England!!!! #hardfought”
Former boxer George Groves (@StGeorgeGroves) will take a six-point margin: “England win in Dublin for the first time in 10 years… I guess 10 points was a bit hopeful! #6Nations”
Marseille midfielder Joey Barton (@Joey7Barton) had a flutter on England: “I did tweet early about the English having to much physicality for the Irish today. I also put my money were my mouth is at evens. #getpaid”
Crystal Palace defender Peter Ramage (@peterramage83) will take the win: “Big win for the English, not a classic, but professional performance! This England team looks very good! #6nations”
Finally, Carling (@willcarling) reminds us (or the Irish at least) that’s there is more important things in life: “And far more importantly massive congratulations to @BrianODriscoll on birth of their daughter. Great news #6nations”