England defeated Ireland in some style with a 57-15 victory at Twickenham on Saturday.
Sportsmail’s Will Kelleher and Rory Keane have the player ratings from both sides.
England defeated Ireland 57-15 in a Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Twickenham
15 Elliot Daly 7
Twelfth Test try after superb draw-and-give from Curry. Beaten for pace for Aki’s try though.
14 Joe Cokanasiga 8
Polynesian power out wide to score fourth and fifth tries in just his seventh Test.
13 Manu Tuilagi 9 (Marchant, 71 6)
‘Chief’ ruled the midfield with sensational power, beating 7 defenders, and took a well-deserved try.
12 Owen Farrell 7.5 (Francis, 68 6)
First start this summer, and back to near his best. One kick missed will annoy him.
11 Jonny May 7
Unfortunate not to join the glut of scorers, as he’s usually the most prolific finisher.
10 George Ford 7.5
Re-united with mate Farrell in playmaking role, and it worked brilliantly pulling Ireland apart.
Manu Tuilagi goes over to score England’s third try against Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday
9 Ben Youngs 7 (Heinz, 54 6)
Fed the ravenous back division well. Must be wrapped in cotton wool ahead of Japan now.
1 Joe Marler 7 (M Vunipola, 61 5)
England glad to have experienced man back, first start since reversing retirement.
2 Jamie George 7 (Cowan-Dickie, 54 7)
Hit all of his lineouts, and England won all of their own scrums, so a good day.
3 Kyle Sinckler 7.5 (Cole, 60 6)
Scrum strong and his deft touches put others into space. Not just a piano shifter.
4 Maro Itoje 7.5
Ball-carrying much improved – typified by outstanding short line for his try. 14 tackles too.
5 George Kruis 7.5
England won every lineout, and disrupted five Irish ones – brilliant work.
6 Tom Curry 8 (Lawes, 57 6)
Such an outstanding talent, at only 21, and dove-tailed beautifully with Underhill.
7 Sam Underhill 8 (Wilson, 57 6)
Shone in the sun with fellow ‘Kamikaze Kid’ Curry with aggressive hits and silky hands.
8 Billy Vunipola
Took 27 minutes to carry for the first time, but whacked Ireland all afternoon after that.
England’s opening try came through Joe Cokanasiga after he burst through for the hosts
Replacements: L Cowan-Dickie 7 (for George 54), M Vunipola 7 (for Marler 61), D Cole, C Lawes 7 (for Curry 57), M Wilson 7 (for Underhill 58), W Heinz 7 (for Youngs 54), P Francis 7 (for Farrell 67), J Marchant 6 (for Tuilagi 71)
15 Rob Kearney 6
Rolled back the years with all-action first-half display, in defence and attack, but hauled off early in second half for Conway.
14 Jordan Larmour 5
For all his elusive footwork and pace, Larmour is playing in an era where size and power is king. Peripheral after pouncing for early try.
13 Garry Ringrose 4
Ireland’s midfield defence was porous all afternoon and Ringrose has to cop plenty of flak for that. Quiet in attack.
12 Bundee Aki 5
Outshone by Manu Tuilagi. Connacht centre cannot be faulted for industry but Tuilagi is a different level. Henshaw looks primed to return.
11 Jacob Stockdale 4
Intelligent chip and chase for opening try, but caught in no man’s land for Cokanaisga and Tuilagi tries in first half.
10 Ross Byrne 6
Looked made for Test level during first half, but errors crept in his game after the break. Will learn from this.
Bundee Aki holds off the attentions of Elliot Daly to register Ireland’s second try late on
9 Conor Murray 6
Like a lot of his teammates, the Munster scrum-half looked way off the pace. Replaced at half-time after awkward collision with Jonny May.
1 Cian Healy 6
Thumping hit on George Ford set down an early marker. Hobbled off before half time. He would be a huge loss in Japan.
2 Rory Best (capt) 4
Turned 37 earlier this month and looked it yesterday. One first-half surge aside, he looked desperately off the pace.
3 Tadhg Furlong 5
Another forward who wilted in the heat after frantic first 20 minutes. Ireland need more from him in the loose.
4 Iain Henderson 5
Made some big plays in first half with crucial turnovers, but Ulster lock has to take the fall for a malfunctioning lineout.
Jordan Larmour crosses the line to record the first try of the clash at Twickenham for Ireland
5 Jean Kleyn 3
Joe Schmidt has drafted in the South African at the 11th hour to add some grunt to the pack. A reality check.
6 Peter O’Mahony 4
A quiet season for province and country, and another quite outing yesterday. Credit in the bank, but Schmidt may opt for a change.
7 Josh van der Flier 6
Tireless competitor, but as was the case during that opening round Six Nations loss, he looks small by international standards against the likes of England.
8 CJ Stander 3
Not the ball-carrying phenomenon of a few seasons ago. When he’s stopped on the gain-line, there is no Plan B.
Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin 6 (for Best 54 ) 17 Jack McGrath 5 (for Healy 39) 18 Andrew Porter 6( for Furlong 54 ) 19 Devin Toner 5 (for Klyen 54) 20 Tadhg Beirne 5 (for Henderson 75) 21 Luke McGrath 4 (for Murray 30-38, 40) 22 Jack Carty 4 (for Carty 54) 23 Andrew Conway 5 (for Kearney 54)
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