Ireland went ahead after 4 minutes when outhalf Jonny Sexton kicked through for Tommy Bowe to beat the English defense to touch down. Sexton missed the conversion.

Wilkinson replied with a penalty from 30 yards after striking the post with an earlier kick.

Jonny Sexton kicks Ireland further ahead from a penalty after twenty nine minutes from 25 yards: Ireland lead 8 to 3.

Half an hour in, England are 3, Ireland 8. But Jonny Wilkinson kicks a penalty from 40 yards: Ireland 8, England 6 after 37 minutes.

Torrential rain is helping to make this a tough defensive battle.

A try for Ireland by Keith Earl in the corner when Ireland won a controversial penalty after a fight between both scrum halves; a penalty to England was reversed.

Sexton missed the conversion. Ireland are now leading 13 to 6.

England came back to level the score with a try by Dan Cole under the posts that was awarded after a booth review.

At 62 minutes gone, the game is tied. Brian O'Driscoll is forced off with concussion. O'Gara replaces Sexton at out-half after 69 minutes.

Wilkinson puts England ahead with a drop goal after 70 minutes... England 16, Ireland 13.

A try for Ireland when Tommy Bowe went over under the posts. O'Gara converts Ireland's lead to 20 to 16 with 5 minutes to go.

Ireland have defeated England by 20 to 16. Ireland staged a massive defensive effort despite being outplayed by England for long periods.

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