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    Ireland won the Six Nations and first Grand Slam in Dublin.

    Ireland won the Six Nations and first Grand Slam in Dublin.

    The 29–16 win over England marked Ireland’s first Six Nations title and fourth Grand Slam since 2018. Ireland have completed their fourth Six Nations Grand Slam with a 29-16 victory over England at the Aviva Stadium, clearly underscoring their status in the world. The top rugby union team in September’s world Cup. The Irish came into the Championship as favorites and won it to make a huge statement six months out from the Rugby world Cup, where they have never won a knockout match. A month after beating defending champions and second-placed France at home, Ireland took a game in hand but England were inadequate and took maximum points with victory and at least four tries at a packed Lansdowne Road. Andy Farrell’s side deserved their clean sweep, winning all their games by 13 points or more and ending France’s 14-game unbeaten run in one of the best Championship games in recent memory. Two tries from Dan Sheehan and one each from Robbie Henshaw and Rob Herring ensured Ireland finished second ahead of France and Scotland third, while England’s third defeat dropped them to fourth. Skipper Jonathan Sexton was given the perfect send-off in his final Six Nations match with a second Grand Slam and the all-time points scoring record of the Championship. He limped in with six minutes to a standing ovation. The 37-year-old surpassed his predecessor Ronan O’Gara as the fly-half to go on to score 560 points, his 60th and final Six Nations Test. O’Gara played 63 runs. O’Gara was Sexton’s record points scorer with a total of 1,050 points to Ireland’s 1,083 prior to the match against England. Perfect for home fans in the midst of St Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations, it was the first time Ireland had sealed a Grand Slam in Dublin since Twickenham (2018), Cardiff (2009) and Belfast (1948). Who was