England take on Ireland at Twickenham in the third round of fixtures for this year's Six Nations championship.

Ireland will be looking to get the defence of their title back on track after a woeful start so far, while England will hope to exorcise the demons of being knocked out of their own World Cup last autumn when they play their first home match since that humiliating tournament showing.

Back to back defeats at Twickenham to Wales and Australia saw England become the first host nation to be eliminated at the pool stage, with Stuart Lancaster losing his position as head coach as a result. New coach Eddie Jones has chalked up a 100% winning record after beating Scotland 15-9 at Murrayfield and Italy 40-9 in Rome, but Ireland will provide his sternest test yet.

Joe Schmidt's men appear not to have recovered from their humbling 43-20 defeat to Argentina in the World Cup quarter-finals, blowing a 13 point lead to draw 16-16 with Wales in Dublin, before suffering a narrow 10-9 loss to France last time around. To have any hope of securing a record third successive Six Nations championship, the Irish will have to beat England at Twickenham for the first time since 2010.

In this video, IBTimes UK sports editor Nick Howson previews the match and gives his predictions on who will emerge victorious.

England vs Ireland kicks off at 4.50pm GMT on 27 February. Live coverage is available on ITV One with commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live.